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  • Wagner blasts critics after US skating champs triumph

    "It shows every single person that doubts me, that thinks I am too old, that they need to shut their mouths and watch me skate," Wagner said after claiming her third career title at the US Figure Skating Championships. The 23-year-old Wagner, who took a five-point lead into Saturday's long…

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  • Ashley Wagner wins 3rd US title with record-setting scores

    Ashley Wagner is boasting that the American women can win medals at the world championships. Her 148.98 points for the free skate and 221.02 overall were records for the event, beating defending champ Gracie Gold by a whopping 15.48. Fifteen-year-old Karen Chen was third at her first senior U.S.…

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  • NHL skills competition winners and highlights

    The NHL skills competition is one of the highlights of the All-Star weekend as it gives the best players in the world an opportunity to show off their individual skills and creativity without somebody else trying to stop them, get in their way, or smash them into the boards.  

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  • WATCH: Shea Weber wins hardest shot contest with 108.5 MPH shot

    With Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara not participating in the 2015 NHL All-Star game, we knew there was going to be a new champion in the hardest shot competition.

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  • Technology improves avalanche gear for backcountry skiers

    As outdoor recreation companies increasingly cater to skiers and snowboarders who like to venture beyond the groomed slopes at ski resorts and tackle backcountry terrain, they've put a special emphasis on gear and equipment to keep people safe in case of avalanches. At this week's Outdoor Retailer…

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  • David Wise picks Winter X over worlds as big events overlap

    Freestyle skier David Wise had a title to defend at the Winter X Games and the world championships, within a few days of each other, in halfpipes more than 5,000 miles apart. The Winter X Games helped get halfpipe skiing on the map, which eventually led to it becoming an Olympic sport - and Wise…

    The Associated Press
  • NHL wouldn't let Johnny Gaudreau light stick on fire at skills competition

    One of the better moments during the NHL's breakaway challenge on Saturday night in Columbus was Brian Elliott's selfie during a shot attempt by his teammate, Vladimir Tarasenko. 

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  • LOOK: Blues G Brian Elliott takes selfie during NHL skills competition

    The breakaway challenge at the NHL skills competition is supposed to be hockey's answer to the NBA's Slam Dunk competition where players use props and their creativity in an effort to put on a show and have some fun.

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  • Flames' Johnny Gaudreau will get to play in All-Star Game after all

    Already in town to participate as one of the top rookies in the skills competition on Saturday night, it was reported on Friday morning that Gaudreau was going to be added to Sunday's game as a replacement for injured Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby.

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  • Snowboarders Tonteri, Koenz win big air world titles

    KREISCHBERG, Austria (AP) -- Finnish snowboarder Roope Tonteri successfully defended his big air world title, while Switzerland's Elena Koenz won the inaugural women's competition on Saturday.

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  • Jansrud happy to have tamed the 'kitten'

    Slashed in half because of foggy conditions that drastically reduced visibility, the infamous Hahnenkamm downhill in Kitzbuehel was transformed Saturday from a "tiger into a kitten". Starting with bib number 18, the Norwegian laid down a perfect line on the Streif piste to clock 58.16 seconds,…

  • Jansrud wins shortened World Cup downhill in Kitzbuehel

    After winning a shortened version of the men's World Cup downhill on the Streif course, Kjetil Jansrud was hugged by a Norwegian teammate who has come short on 10 attempts to win the classic race. Injured Aksel Lund Svindal, hoping to recover in time from a torn Achilles tendon to compete at next…

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  • Melbardis, Dreiskens lead standings after World Cup win

    ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) -- Victory for Latvia's Oskars Melbardis and Daumants Dreiskens in the two-man bobsled World Cup on Saturday lifted them atop the overall standings.

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  • Eggert, Benecken claim 5th doubles luge World Cup win

    Germany's Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken won a doubles race to extend their lead in the luge World Cup standings with their fifth victory of the season on Saturday. Eggert and Benecken were fastest in both runs for a combined time of 1 minute, 27.013 seconds, 0.108 seconds faster than compatriots…

    The Associated Press
  • World Cup of Hockey returns in 2016, and here is what it will look like

    The event will last for two weeks and include more than 150 of the top players in the NHL in what should be, according to Bettman and NHLPA leader Donald Fehr, one of the best hockey competitions ever. "The 2016 World Cup of Hockey will highlight not only our global reach, but also the skill and…

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  • Bruins, Wild and Avalanche will host outdoor games in 2016

    There will be three outdoor games next season, and it all starts on New Years Day with the Winter Classic which will feature one of the league's oldest and greatest rivalries with the Boston Bruins hosting the Montreal Canadiens at Gillette Stadium. It will be the second time the Bruins have…

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  • Lara Gut wins World Cup downhill; Vonn 2 seconds back

    Lara Gut of Switzerland profited from Lindsey Vonn's bad luck to win a World Cup downhill on Saturday. In Vonn's first start since setting the all-time World Cup wins record this week, her race unraveled when she hit a rut midway down the new Engiadina course while trailing 0.05 seconds behind…

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  • Pellegrino, Oeberg win cross-country World Cup sprints

    RYBINSK, Russia (AP) -- Italy's Federico Pellegrino and Sweden's Jennie Oeberg took advantage of a weakened field to win freestyle sprint races Saturday at a cross-country skiing World Cup meet.

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  • LOOK: Sharks D Brent Burns takes morning skate with son

    Whatever happens over the remainder of the All-Star weekend in Columbus, whether it be during the skills competition or Sunday's game, it's going to be pretty difficult to top the image of San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns taking the morning skate on Saturday with his son. 

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