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  • Russian skier Khoroshilov wins WCup slalom by huge margin

    SCHLADMING, Austria (AP) -- Alexander Khoroshilov won a night slalom by a huge margin on Tuesday for the first Russian World Cup victory in more than three decades.

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  • No toothless Tiger: Woods all smiles for return

    Tiger Woods, who had a front tooth knocked out by a video cameraman last week, displayed a full smile Tuesday after a nine-hole practice round ahead of the Phoenix Open. "Every sport you get teeth knocked out," Woods said. Just down the road from where the Seattle Seahawks and New England…

    AFP
  • 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
  • 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…

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  • 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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  • NHL Daily Picks: Islanders look to stay perfect against rival Rangers

    Welcome to the NHL Daily Picks, where CBS hockey writers Chris Peters and Adam Gretz share their predictions for select games every day. The Rangers have pretty much had their way with the Metropolitan Division, but not with the Islanders. Okposo has been a huge part of the Islanders’ attack and…

    CBS Sports
    Tue, Jan 27
    4:30 PM PST
    Detroit at Florida
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  • Alex Ovechkin Hits Up Fan Who Left Number On Instagram, Call Goes To Voicemail

    A young hockey player is devastated to find out he missed a ring from his idol. Keywords: Alex Ovechkin, Hockey, NHL, Washington Capitals

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    Tue, Jan 27
    4:00 PM PST
    Washington at Columbus
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  • Qatar Games bid "inevitable" - official

    A bid by Qatar to host the Olympics was inevitable but the tiny Gulf state has not yet decided which summer Games it will bid for, the head of the country's most powerful sports organisation said on Monday. Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, Secretary General and CEO of the Qatar Olympic…

    AFP
  • Maria Cerra Tishman, 1948 Olympic fencer, dies at 96

    PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) -- Maria Cerra Tishman, a U.S. fencer who finished fourth in individual foil at the 1948 Olympics, has died. She was 96.

    The Associated Press
  • Flyers F Zac Rinaldo suspended 8 games for boarding, charging

    The NHL announced on Monday evening that it has suspended Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo eight games for boarding and charging Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang during a game on Jan. 20. Letang was injured as a result of the hit and not only did not return to the game, but was…

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    Wed, Jan 28
    7:30 PM PST
    Chicago at Los Angeles
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  • Happy Birthday, Wayne Gretzky: Jan. 26

    "The Great One" was born on January 26, 1961.Keywords: Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton Oilers, Los Angeles Kings, St. Louis Blues, New York Rangers, NHL, hockey

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  • Olympic slalom champion Matt seeks turnaround before worlds

    Olympic champion Mario Matt has one last chance to get his slalom season on track before the Alpine skiing world championships. Matt, who spends much of his time away from the slopes as a breeder of Asian horses, considered retirement in the offseason.

    The Associated Press
  • Maple Leafs D Dion Phaneuf 'week-to-week' with upper body injury

    After the New York Islanders announced that Kyle Okposo could miss up to two months with an upper body injury, the Toronto Maple Leafs announced that captain Dion Phaneuf will be sidelined on a "week-to-week" basis with an upper body injury that he suffered before the All-Star break. According to…

    CBS Sports
    Tue, Jan 27
    4:00 PM PST
    NY Rangers at NY Islanders
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  • Sabres suspend Nikita Zadorov for not reporting to team after break

    The Buffalo Sabres suspended defenseman Nikita Zadorov an undisclosed number of games Monday for failing to report to the team on time following the NHL All-Star break. Monday was the first day teams were allowed to continue with team activities following the break, and Zadorov was not present at…

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  • Kings, Flames, and Connor McDavid: What to watch for in NHL's second half

    The NHL All-Star break had a lot of great stories and its fair share of fun moments, but after five days off it is finally time to start getting back to real games. Some of the things we have to look forward to: The possibility of a Stanley Cup champion missing the playoffs for the first time…

    CBS Sports
    Tue, Jan 27
    5:00 PM PST
    Colorado at Nashville
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