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  • Stanley Cup playoffs three stars: Penguins push Capitals to brink on Hornqvist's OT winner

    Suddenly, death to the Washington Capitals' historic season seems imminent.

    Sporting News
  • Novak Djokovic won't stay in Village for Rio Olympics

    Novak Djokovic says he wants to win gold at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and will not be staying at the athletes' village during the games. Djokovic lost to subsequent champion Andy Murray in the semifinals of the London Olympics in 2012, after winning the bronze for Serbia in Beijing in 2008. …

    The Associated Press
  • Aussie golfer Leishman to skip Olympics over Zika fears

    Golfer Marc Leishman pulled out of the Rio Olympics on Thursday over fears about the Zika virus and its possible impact on his wife, after fellow Australian Adam Scott also withdrew. Leishman is Australia's number three and after Scott's controversial move to skip Rio because of his busy schedule,…

    AFP
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  • Coyotes to make John Chayka, 26, youngest GM in pro sports history

    John Chayka has only been with the Coyotes for a year. He'll soon be in charge.

    Sporting News
  • USA Luge National Team named for 2016-2017 season

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) -- Three-time Olympian Erin Hamlin and Chris Mazdzer head USA Luge's national team that will race World Cup next season.

    The Associated Press
  • Phelps skips Olympic prep meet

    US swimming star Michael Phelps has withdrawn from a meeting in Atlanta next week he had been planning to use as part of his preparations for the Olympics, organizers have confirmed. A statement on the May 13-15 Atlanta Classic Swim Meet website said Phelps had informed them he would no longer be…

    AFP
  • Patience rewarded with Olympic berth

    Olympic sailing silver medalist Luke Patience was named in Britain's Rio Olympic squad on Wednesday after having to re-qualify when his previous 470 class partner Elliot Willis was diagnosed with bowel cancer. Patience, who won silver at London 2012 with Stuart Bithell, will compete at the Games…

    Reuters
  • Ex minister nominated to head 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games

    South Korean organizers have officially selected former government minister Lee Hee-beom as the new head of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Lee was nominated Wednesday, a day after the sudden resignation of Cho Yang-ho as president of the local organizing committee.

    The Associated Press
  • Google lets you explore Rio Olympic venues with ‘enhanced’ maps

    Besides plenty of local visitors, the International Olympic Committee predicts at least half a million people from overseas will descend on Rio de Janeiro for the Games in August. No doubt lots of them will be carrying smartphones, probably loaded with Google Maps, an app certain to be…

    Digital Trends
  • Tuesday's Sports In Brief

    There's a very good chance the Miami Marlins' two-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Puerto Rico will not be held there because of concerns about the Zika virus, a person familiar with the situation. Marlins players attended a seminar on Zika that heightened concerns about playing the…

    The Associated Press
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  • Hopeless in Brazil: One man's struggle in shadow of Olympic flame

    Ivan Melo couldn't be bothered to watch the Olympic torch pass by his store. He was busy working.

    Yahoo Sports
  • Andy Murray won't stay at Olympic Village at Rio Games

    Defending champion Andy Murray says he won't be living in the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro, preferring to stay at an apartment with the British tennis team. Murray stayed in the athletes' village in Beijing in 2008, but not in London in 2012, when he won the Olympic gold medal in the singles…

    The Associated Press
  • Yahoo DFS Hockey: Wednesday-Thursday Picks

    Neil Parker breaks down the Wednesday-Thursday Yahoo NHL slate as Jamie Benn looks to lead the Stars in Game 4 against the Blues.

    Rotowire.com
  • Golf Channel unveils Olympics plans; NBC says 'no shows' to have regrets

    NBC's Golf Channel on Tuesday said it plans to air 300 hours of Olympic golf coverage from Rio de Janeiro in August, 130 of them live, but several top player no-shows could dampen interest. As an event returning to the Olympics after more than 100 years, some industry experts are concerned that…

    Reuters
  • Rio city council commission formed to probe Olympic projects

    Rio de Janeiro's city council set up a commission on Tuesday to investigate whether the city's Olympic projects were tarnished by corruption. The five-member commission will have up to six months to examine contracts and other documents related to the stadiums, highways and other projects tied to…

    The Associated Press
  • Rousseff vows crisis won't mar Rio Games as flame relay begins

    Brasília (AFP) - Embattled President Dilma Rousseff greeted the Olympic flame in Brazil on Tuesday, promising not to allow a raging political crisis, which could see her suspended within days, to spoil the Rio Games. "We are experiencing political instability. The flame, which arrived in a small…

    AFP
  • Rousseff lights Olympic flame as protesters hit the streets

    Brazil's embattled President Dilma Rousseff ignited the Olympic flame on Tuesday, as a nationwide torch relay got underway with protests highlighting the country's deep political and economic crisis. Rousseff presided over the flame ceremony in Brasilia, even though she faces impeachment and is…

    The Associated Press
  • Olympic torch arrives in Brazil to cheers and jeers

    President Dilma Rousseff declared Brazil ready to host 'the most successful Olympics in history" to protesters and supporters alike.

    Yahoo Sports