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  • OCA president backing baseball's 2020 return

    By Peter Rutherford INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - The president of the Olympic Council of Asia has thrown his support behind baseball's bid to return to the program at the 2020 Tokyo Games. Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, who also heads the powerful Association of National Olympic Committees…

    Reuters
  • 2014 Pittsburgh Penguins training camp preview

    Our look at the defensemen and goalies attending training camp for the Pittsburgh Penguins

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  • Future of Olympic course unclear after hearing

    The future of the golf course under construction for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 was unclear Wednesday after the city of Rio and the course developer - both defendants in a lawsuit - failed to agree to changes proposed by a Brazilian court. Rio judge Eduardo Klausner said he would rule on…

    The Associated Press
  • Kings vs. Coyotes rookie game 2: let's get physical

    The Kings beat the Coyotes 3-1 in Wednesday's rookie game. It may have been a rookie game, but do not tell the players on the ice that it did not mean anything. Game two of a two game series between the rookies of the Arizona Coyotes and Los Angeles Kings was as physical as any regular season game.

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  • Detroit Red Wings 2014 Training Camp Schedule and Roster

    Hey, so, uh.. Hockey season is almost here!

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  • #22 - Laurent Brossoit

    The first and only goalie in the Top 25.

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  • Fantasy Hockey 2014-15: Fake Teams Hockey Leagues

    Troy Langefeld and Fake Teams are inviting you to play Fantasy Hockey this year! There will still be two drafts and draft recaps/analysis, one for a snake draft and one for an auction draft, but I want to change them to real drafts because mock drafts don't usually show a true representation of…

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  • Dallas Stars Impact Player Rankings #5: Ales Hemsky & Top Six Firepower

    Hemsky comes to Dallas a bit of an unknown commodity with something to prove. Last season the Dallas Stars enjoyed a rather successful season and postseason berth thanks in large part to the addition of center Tyler Seguin, and the suddenly-potent top line became one of the best in all of hockey. …

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  • Kings-Coyotes Rookie Game II: Lineups and Live Thread

    Get a fuzzy look at some players who you didn't see yesterday!

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  • Ranking the Pacific Division's top 10 centers

    We begin our preview of the division's best players heading into 2014-15 with a look down the middle.

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  • Ilya Bryzgalov accepts tryout offer from Wild

    With news of the Minnesota Wild losing projected No. 1 goalie Josh Harding indefinitely with a fractured foot, the team wasted little time in bringing in some goaltending help. Ilya Bryzgalov has agreed to a professional tryout contract with the Wild and will be with the team when they open camp. …

    CBS Sports
  • It's Impossible To Holdout Without A Contract: A Lesson In Common Sense

    It's not a difficult concept to understand; honest. I mean, I get it. And I don't get a whole hell of a lot. Eyes On The Prize

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  • Panthers owners reaffirm commitment to South Florida

    On the eve of training camps opening across the NHL, Florida Panthers co-owners Vinnie Viola and Doug Cifu are also closing in on celebrating the one year anniversary of their owning the team. With that occasion in mind, they took the opportunity to reaffirm their commitment to keeping the team in…

    CBS Sports
  • Sharks sign Justin Braun to five-year, $19 million contract extension

    Defenseman will remain in San Jose through 2020. Throughout Doug Wilson's tenure as general manager, the Sharks have been proactive at inking key players set to enter unrestricted free agency long before they hit the open market. 27-year-old defenseman Justin Braun was slated to become a UFA next…

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  • Eyes on the Prize welcomes two new columnists

    This is long overdue, but allow us to introduce two new members of the team.

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  • Top 25 Under 25: #19 Raphael Bussieres

    Our Top 25 Under 25 series continues with sassy left wing, Raphael Bussieres.

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  • Wild's Josh Harding out indefinitely with fractured foot

    The bad news got worse for the Minnesota Wild Wednesday as the team announced that goaltender Josh Harding is out indefinitely after suffering a fractured foot in an off-ice incident on Sept. 14. He will not need surgery to repair the injury according to the Wild.

    CBS Sports
  • Trying to defend 'NHL 15' on next-generation consoles

    Here, I try and make sense of the disappointing release of "NHL 15" on PS4 and Xbox One. In case you had not heard, reviews for the recent release of "NHL 15," the latest edition in EA Sports' well-received hockey franchise, haven't gone well. In many ways, "NHL 15" has been a disaster.

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  • #23 - Philip Larsen

    With Nikita Nikitin and Mark Fayne coming in, Andrew Ference returning from injury, and Darnell Nurse pushing for a spot, it seems exceedingly likely that half (and possibly two thirds) of the group that Dallas Eakins dressed for every game last April will turn over. Larsen, realizing this, didn't…

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