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  • Meyers Taylor plans to race bobsleds against men

    Olympic women's bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor is going to race against men. Taking advantage of a new rule by bobsled's worldwide governing body that essentially declared four-man bobsledding gender neutral, Meyers Taylor has decided to compete in that portion of the U.S. When she gets behind…

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  • VIDEO: Canucks' Zack Kassian tries to jump into wrong bench

    After a bit of a botched line change by the Canucks, Kassian tried to hurry back to the bench. Kassian got himself far enough in to get his feet off the ice. Blues forward Steve Ott was none too pleased about Kassian’s ruse and gave him the ol’ Steve Ott stare down, which actually looked more…

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    Fri, Oct 24
    6:00 PM PDT
    Vancouver at Colorado
    Preview Game
  • Women's alpine World Cup starts without favorite

    With four different winners over the past four years, the women's Alpine skiing World Cup lacks a clear favorite for the overall title just before the start of the new season. Lindsey Vonn and Maria Hoefl-Riesch used to be safe bets for the top two spots. Germany's Hoefl-Riesch, who was the 2011…

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  • World Cup champ Fenninger voted skier of the year

    SOELDEN, Austria (AP) -- Overall World Cup champion Anna Fenninger has been voted skier of the year by journalists.

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  • VIDEO: Junior hockey coach snaps on reporter, shouts F-bombs

    Being a junior hockey coach can be a frustrating ordeal. Sudbury Wolves head coach Paul Fixter was most definitely on edge following the team’s 7-2 loss at the hands of the Sault Ste. Making matters worse, Sudbury fell to 1-10 on the season. Fixter took questions and gave a lot of very…

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  • Grand Prix season begins with Skate America

    The year after a Winter Olympics is a building block for figure skaters. Sure, there's pressure to succeed, just nothing like what the athletes went through heading toward the Sochi Games. So here comes Gracie Gold, with a team bronze medal and a strong individual showing at Sochi on her resume. …

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  • Maple Leafs players react to witnessing tragedy in Ottawa

    When the city of Ottawa locked down after a gunman opened fire on Parliament Hill, the Toronto Maple Leafs players and staff were in their hotel right across the street. From their rooms, many of the Maple Leafs players looked on as the heart of Ottawa became a flurry of police activity. The team…

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  • Serbia protests IOC Kosovo provisional recognition

    Serbia lodged a formal protest Thursday against the International Olympic Committee decision to grant provisional recognition to Kosovo, calling it a ''precedent of dangerous proportions.'' IOC President Thomas Bach said the move was line with the Olympic Charter and dismissed concerns about any…

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  • Pistorius, agent to have prison talks over career

    Oscar Pistorius' agent is seeking a prison meeting with the double-amputee athlete in the next few days to discuss his career, with South Africa's Olympic committee saying Thursday the runner can't compete for the full five years of his jail sentence. The decision of the South African Olympic body…

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  • Islanders D Lubomir Visnovsky set to make season debut

    They’ll get it Thursday night in the form of veteran defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky, who will make his first appearance of the 2014-15 season Thursday night against the Boston Bruins. Visnovsky had been sidelined with back spasms since early on in training camp, but he is ready to return. Visnovsky…

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  • Ban to remain on IOC member visits to bid cities

    The IOC pushed forward Thursday with plans to revamp the troubled Olympic bidding process by making it more of an ''invitation'' rather than an ''application'' - but upheld the ban on member visits to candidate cities. The International Olympic Committee executive board also pressed ahead with…

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  • Olympics: IOC has no concerns over Kosovo recognition

    By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee's provisional recognition of Kosovo will not have political consequences despite Serbia lodging an official protest, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Thursday. The IOC on Wednesday surprisingly announced its recognition of…

    Reuters
  • Olympic hero Rulon Gardner mementos up for auction

    Mementos from the career of Olympic hero Rulon Gardner, including a USA Wrestling robe and a commemorative ring, will be auctioned off Saturday in Salt Lake City. Among the items are dozens of medals the Greco-Roman wrestler won during his career, countless knives and watches and autographed…

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  • NHL Draft: Connor McDavid puts on show for Sabres fans

    With the way this season is going, Buffalo Sabres fans are already looking ahead to the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. They had a chance to get an up-close look and start dreaming of consensus No. 1 pick Connor McDavid as his Erie Otters took the ice at First Niagara Center, home of the Sabres, Wednesday…

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  • VIDEO: Kyle Flanagan crunched by devastating hit in Swedish league

    One of the year’s worst to date came from a Swedish Hockey League game between Farjestad and MODO. Jesper Jensen of Farjestad absolutely crushed Kyle Flanagan with a massive (and high) open-ice hit that left the MoDo forward in some trouble on the ice. Flanagan’s arms tensed up after he hit the…

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  • Vonn hyped for return ahead of home worlds

    US speed queen Lindsey Vonn will bid to put almost two years of injury heartbreak behind her when she makes her return to the World Cup circuit this season. Tellingly for the 30-year-old American, the 2015 World Ski Championships are being held on home snow, in the Colorado resort of Beaver Creek…

    AFP
  • NHL Daily Rundown: Seguin, Benn among five best duos this season

    NHL players are always quick to remind anyone willing to listen that hockey is a team game. Seguin is tied for the NHL lead with 10 points off of five goals and five assists.

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  • Gambia avoid suspension by IOC executive board

    Gambia escaped suspension by the IOC on Thursday after the government allowed the reopening of the country's Olympic committee offices. Dibba said his staff had been locked out of the headquarters since April.

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  • PHOTO: P.K. Subban's 'Thriller' Halloween costume is amazing

    P.K. Subban is a lot of things. He’s a talented hockey player, one of the league’s great personalities, a former Norris Trophy winner, and a fashionable man. The list goes on, but he’s also definitely this: Grand Champion of NHL Halloween.

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  • VIDEO: Oilers' Nikita Nikitin scores with perfect 'knucklepuck' shot

    It happens a few times per year, but few players score with a “knucklepuck” shot as nicely as Edmonton Oilers defenseman Nikita Nikitin did Wednesday night.

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    Fri, Oct 24
    6:30 PM PDT
    Carolina at Edmonton
    Preview Game