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  • IOC to discuss possible Kosovo Olympic recognition: spokesman

    BELGRADE (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee will discuss the possibility of granting Kosovo Olympic recognition on Wednesday, an official said, a move that has angered Serbian Olympic officials. "We can confirm that Kosovo will be addressed at the Executive Board (later on Wednesday),"…

    Reuters9 mins ago
  • Olympic gold medalist Jeneba Tarmoh speaks out against 'ignorance' over Ebola

    Meme jokes about Ebola prompted the U.S. sprinter to take to social media to call for more understanding and less ridicule about the disease.

    Yahoo Sports
  • For Rio, Paralympian Alana Nichols focus on kayak

    DENVER (AP) -- Paralympian Alana Nichols calls them ''pinch-me moments,'' when she can't quite believe she is actually in a particular situation.

    The Associated Press
  • VIDEO: Johnny Gaudreau dances through Lightning D to set up goal

    His name is Johnny Gaudreau, but he’s better known as Johnny Hockey. After going through the first two periods scoreless, Gaudreau sparked the Calgary Flames offense with an absolutely dazzling play to set up the game’s first goal. Gaudreau took the puck from the neutral zone and skated it…

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  • VIDEO: Islanders D Thomas Hickey's face cut by skate

    In addition to the physical nature of the game and the fighting, there are also deadly weapons at the bottom of each of the players' feet. Islanders defenseman Thomas Hickey unfortunately got up close and personal with the skate blades of Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mike Santorelli on Tuesday…

    CBS Sports
    Wed, Oct 22
    4:00 PM PDT
    Toronto at Ottawa
    Preview Game
  • USOC calls for 'urgent' need to help NCAA Olympic sports

    The head of the United States Olympic Committee said Tuesday the organization has a $5 million donor prepared to invest in preserving Olympic sports at colleges. During a speech in Washington, USOC CEO Scott Blackmun called on an "urgent" need for the USOC to develop partnerships with the NCAA…

    CBS Sports
  • NHL rumors: Oilers' Nail Yakupov generating interest on trade market

    According to Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports, there seems to be some buzz surrounding winger Nail Yakupov, Edmonton’s first overall pick in 2012. Are the Oilers ready to trade Nail Yakupov ? The outside interest doesn’t matter much if the Oilers aren’t willing to deal, but the Oilers might have to…

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  • Jeff Skinner, Andrej Sekera return to Hurricanes lineup

    The Carolina Hurricanes will get a much needed charge into the lineup as they seek their first win of the year Tuesday against the Winnipeg Jets. The 22-year-old will have to be watched carefully as he is now coming off of the third recorded concussion of his NHL career. Canes coach Bill Peters…

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  • Kings dealing with roster implications of Slava Voynov's arrest, suspension

    Voynov was released from jail on $50,000 bond Monday morning and has not yet been formally charged with a crime. Voynov ArrestedPolice share details of Voynov's arrest When the Kings returned to the ice Tuesday for their first practice since the incident, coach Darryl Sutter and general manager…

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  • Olympic leaders to finalize Bach's reform package

    LONDON (AP) -- IOC leaders gather in the Swiss lakeside town of Montreux this week to put the finishing touches on a package of reforms, including changes to the bidding process and sports program and creation of an Olympic television channel.

    The Associated Press
  • Blackhawks G Corey Crawford sidelined with upper-body injury

    The Hawks will be without their starting netminder when they take the ice Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Flyers. Crawford is out with an upper-body injury according to head coach Joel Quenneville. He is listed as day-to-day and minor league goalie Scott Darling has been called up to take…

    CBS Sports
  • Norwegian Olympic official to step down next year

    OSLO, Norway (AP) -- The head of Norway's national Olympic committee has decided to step down next year.

    The Associated Press
  • Pistorius out of Paralympic events for 5 years

    LONDON (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius will be ineligible to compete in Paralympic events during the entirety of his five-year prison sentence.

    The Associated Press
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  • VIDEO: Blackhawks make wish come true for young fan battling cancer

    It wasn’t a hot new prospect, but 12-year-old Gabe Colon who has been battling acute lymphoid leukemia. Seeing the smile plastered across Colon’s face as he entered the Blackhawks locker room was enough to know that he was about to have one of the best days of his young life. After the Blackhawks…

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  • Tuesday's NHL need to know: Can Oilers turn season around?

    With a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning Monday night, the Oilers avoided expanding on their worst start in franchise history. Considering the fact that the Oilers have been bad enough to accrue a litany of lottery picks over the last few years, that kind of franchise mark seems especially…

    CBS Sports
    Wed, Oct 22
    6:30 PM PDT
    Washington at Edmonton
    Preview Game
  • Sliding track opens for season in Lake Placid

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) -- For the U.S. bobsled, skeleton and luge teams, home ice is ready again.

    The Associated Press
  • PHOTO: Blues' Alex Pietrangelo shaves head for niece battling cancer

    He’s been advocating through social media for his niece Ellie after the youngster was diagnosed with a Wilms tumor over the summer. Pietrangelo apparently decided that she shouldn’t be the only one that happens to. My beautiful niece Ellie gave me a new look today! #standuptocancer…

    CBS Sports
  • Washington Capitals Pose With Cute Puppies On Photo Shoot For Calendar

    The players on the only undefeated team in the Eastern Conference cuddled dogs for a good cause. Keywords: Hockey, NHL, Puppies, Washington Capitals, Alex Ovechkin

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  • Wanted: Cities interested in hosting 2024 Olympics

    LONDON (AP) -- Rejected time and again for the 2022 Winter Olympics, the IOC will soon be seeking suitors for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

    The Associated Press
  • Sabres to retire Dominik Hasek's jersey number in January

    Over nine years with the Buffalo Sabres, Dominik Hasek grew into one of the most dominant goaltenders the NHL has ever seen. On Jan. 13, when Buffalo takes on the Detroit Red Wings, Hasek's No. 39 will be retired and sent to the rafters at First Niagara Center. Hasek won the Vezina Trophy six…

    CBS Sports
    Wed, Oct 22
    7:30 PM PDT
    Buffalo at Anaheim
    Preview Game