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  • Russian skier Khoroshilov wins WCup slalom by huge margin

    Less than a year after the slalom at his home Olympics ended in disappointment, Alexander Khoroshilov gave Russia its first World Cup victory in more than three decades. Khoroshilov used two strong runs to win a night race by a huge margin over Italy's Stefano Gross and Germany's Felix Neureuther…

    The Associated Press
  • Penguins trade Marcel Goc to Blues for Maxim Lapierre

    The Penguins originally acquired Goc at last year's trade deadline for a draft pick and then re-signed him for one year over the summer. Lapierre will probably slide into that exact same role with the Penguins.

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  • WATCH: Wild's Zach Parise picks up teeth off ice after taking puck to face

    Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise’s face has taken a beating this year. He picked up quite a few stitches up by his nose earlier in the year thanks to an errant stick and after Tuesday night, he’s going to need some dental work.

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  • No plan B on Rio sailing as Brazil chases pollution target

    Rio Olympics organizers say sailing and windsurfing events will not be switched from Guanabara Bay, a picturesque vista marred by pollution, despite apparent disagreement on the extent to which the venue can be cleaned up in time. Despite warnings from Rio state's new Environment Secretary, Andre…

    AFP
  • Rusty but smiling Woods reveals a full set of teeth

    By Mark Lamport-Stokes SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (Reuters) - Tiger Woods, set to compete at the Waste Management Phoenix Open this week for the first time in 14 years, was in a humorous mood on Tuesday as he spoke about his rusty game and a repaired set of teeth. Eight days ago, Woods lost a front…

    Reuters
  • Khoroshilov ends Russia's long World Cup wait

    Alexander Khoroshilov on Tuesday became Russia's first World Cup winner in over 30 years with victory in the floodlit slalom in Schladming. Khoroshilov, 30, led after the first leg and maintained his superiority to beat Italy's Stefano Gross by 1.44sec with Felix Neureuther of Germany at 1.51 in…

    AFP
  • WATCH: Stars' Jamie Benn scores goal 0.6 seconds after late faceoff

    With just 2.7 seconds remaining, Stars head coach Lindy Ruff pulled goalie Kari Lehtonen in favor of an extra attacker for a faceoff in the Habs’ zone.

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  • VIDEO: Stars G Kari Lehtonen gives up wacky goal to Alexei Emelin

    Entering Tuesday night’s game against the Montreal Canadiens, Lehtonen carried a .904 save percentage and 2.98 goals-against average. Emelin got credit for the goal despite scoring being the last thing from his mind when he sent that puck back to the corner.

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  • LOOK: Penguins pull game program after Sidney Crosby typo

    Once the mistake was realized, the programs were immediately pulled by the Penguins. It is also Sidney Crosby bobblehead night.

    CBS Sports
    Wed, Jan 28
    5:00 PM PST
    Pittsburgh at Washington
    Preview Game
  • Rio official says there's 'no plan B' for Olympic sailing

    Rio de Janeiro Olympic organizers said Tuesday they have ''no plan B'' for the 2016 games' sailing competitions, despite a recent admission by the state's top environment official that it will be impossible to meet pledges to clean up the raw sewage- and trash-filled waters where the events are to…

    The Associated Press
  • VIDEO: Junior hockey goalies fight at center ice, hug it out after

    The Central Canada Hockey League featured a rather spirited contest between the Pembroke Lumber Kings and the Carleton Place Canadians. Netminders Jordan Piccolino of Pembroke and Guillaume Therien of Carleton Place met at center ice and after a long stare-down, just started throwing.

    CBS Sports
  • Rio 2016 says clean up target for sail bay still holds

    By Stephen Eisenhammer RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A pledge to clean Rio de Janeiro's bay where sailing will be held in 2016 still stands despite the state's top environment official suggesting the target was unattainable, said the Olympic organizing committee. The cleaning of Guanabara Bay was a…

    Reuters
  • Native American students reportedly harassed at hockey game

    RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) -- A South Dakota-based beer distributor has released a statement of apology after Native American grade-school students reported being harassed at a Rapid City Rush hockey game.

    The Associated Press
  • IOC dismisses idea of joint Saudi-Bahrain bid for Olympics

    LONDON (AP) -- The IOC has dismissed a suggestion by a Saudi Arabian official that the ultraconservative nation could seek to co-host the Olympics with neighboring Bahrain and hold men's and women's events in separate countries.

    The Associated Press
  • Martin Brodeur's career won't be defined by its unceremonious end

    Having spanned the various eras of hockey, including the tail-end of fun-and-gun hockey, the entirety of the "Dead Puck Era" and the post-lockout NHL that attempted to make the game more scoring friendly, it's hard to accurately judge Brodeur's entire body of work. Over that span, Brodeur racked…

    CBS Sports
  • Martin Brodeur to retire, join Blues front office

    After appearing in just seven games with the St. Louis Blues and then taking a brief leave of absence to ponder his future, Martin Brodeur is set to announce his retirement and take a job with the team's front office the team announced on Tuesday. He had been hoping to get another opportunity in…

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  • Kings F Mike Richards clears waivers

    The veteran center cleared waivers and will be eligible to be sent to the Manchester Monarchs, the Kings’ American Hockey League affiliate. Richards is making $7 million this season, regardless of if he is in the NHL or not. There are plenty of teams that could use a player like Richards,…

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  • South Korea swimming star Park Tae-hwan fails doping test

    South Korea's only Olympic swimming champion, Park Tae-hwan, failed a recent doping test and put his hopes of competing at the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016 in doubt. Park tested positive for an unspecified banned substance in early September in a test arranged by swimming world governing body…

    The Associated Press