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  • Sleepy Fernandez wins third successive Euro crown

    Spain's Javier Fernandez claimed a third successive European men's figure skating title on Friday despite almost falling asleep as the competition reached its conclusion. Fernandez added the title to his two world bronze medals thanks to a score of 173.25 in the free programme for a total score of…

    AFP
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  • Fernandez wins 3rd European figure skating gold

    Spain's Javier Fernandez won his third straight European figure skating gold on Friday with a free program that had some technical faults but never faltered on verve. Russians Maxim Kovtun and Sergei Voronov took silver and bronze. In pairs, Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov led after the short…

    The Associated Press
  • Commissioner Gary Bettman 'in no rush' to put ads on NHL jerseys

    With the report that the NHL may sell advertising on the jerseys for the World Cup of Hockey in 2016, the idea of ads of any kind on regular NHL jerseys someday is a hot topic. It was a topic that NHL commissioner Gary Bettman hit head on during a visit to Vancouver to take in the Canucks game…

    CBS Sports
  • NHL rumors: Is something brewing between Kings, Maple Leafs?

    First, word came that Maple Leafs general manager Dave Nonis was taking in Friday night’s game between the Manchester Monarchs and the Portland Pirates in the American Hockey League. The Monarchs are the Kings’ AHL affiliate and do you know who is playing for them right now? Richards, of course,…

    CBS Sports
    Sat, Jan 31
    4:00 PM PST
    Toronto at Philadelphia
    Preview Game
  • Coyotes GM: Shane Doan is only untouchable player on roster

    Given their place in the standings and the contract situation of many of their veteran players, we already know that the Arizona Coyotes are going to be one of the teams in the "sellers" category when it comes to the NHL trade deadline. On Friday, general manager Don Maloney appeared on TSN radio…

    CBS Sports
  • Dukurs races to 5th World Cup skeleton win this season

    LA PLAGNE, France (AP) -- Martins Dukurs of Latvia posted his fifth victory of the season in the skeleton World Cup to win a sixth straight European title on Friday.

    The Associated Press
  • Carey Price may not win Hart Trophy, but he is Canadiens' MVP

    The race for the top of the Atlantic Division is as intriguing as any in the NHL this season. The Canadiens, in particular, are unlike their fellow division leaders in two distinct ways. The Habs have scored 127 goals this season, 18 fewer than Detroit and 26 fewer than Tampa Bay. Their 2.60…

    CBS Sports
    Sat, Jan 31
    10:00 AM PST
    Washington at Montreal
    Preview Game
  • Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita struggling with health issues

    "The family of Chicago Blackhawks Ambassador and Hall of Fame player Stan Mikita has announced that Stan is facing some serious health issues. Stan has been diagnosed with suspected Lewy Body dementia, a progressive disease and is currently under the care of compassionate and understanding care…

    CBS Sports
  • NHL Daily Picks: Penguins look to solve Metro woes

    Welcome to the NHL Daily Picks, where hockey writers Adam Gretz and Chris Peters make their picks for select games every day. After starting the season 22-6-4 the Penguins have won just five of their past 16 games and are going through their first real slump of the season. Nashville is in the…

    CBS Sports
  • Economic woes force Russia's Olympic hopefuls to stay home

    Russian athletes will have to scale back their training plans for next year's Olympics in Brazil because of the country's economic crisis, deputy sports minister Yuri Nagornykh said on Friday. Training camps abroad can be crucial in acclimatizing athletes for Rio de Janeiro's tropical conditions,…

    The Associated Press
  • US Skier Steven Nyman on a roll heading into world champs

    Just before the season, American skier Steven Nyman made a $20,000 investment to bankroll a 30-something downhiller he believed could still be one of the best in the world. Just before that, he took third during a downhill in Beaver Creek, Colorado, site of the world championships that begin next…

    The Associated Press
  • Vonn ready to put worlds in spotlight

    Alpine skiers kick off their own Super Bowl on Monday when the world championships return to the United States, providing a rare opportunity to put the White Circus in the American sporting spotlight. A day after the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots clash in the Arizona desert to decide…

    Reuters
    Sun, Feb 1
    3:30 PM PST
    New England at Seattle
    Preview Game
  • Factbox: 2015 alpine skiing world championships

    (Reuters) - Here are some facts and figures of the 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships that will be held from Feb. 2-15 in Vail/Beaver Creek, Colorado. ...

    Reuters
  • Asian nations face long run to become competitive

    China and South Korea have produced world class athletes in several winter sports, but alpine skiing events are notable exceptions. As South Korea prepares to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, it is a situation the host country might be keen to change, but one former ski champion believes it is too…

    Reuters
  • Hirscher, Jansrud set to prosper at worlds

    By Mark Lamport-Stokes (Reuters) - Slalom world champion Marcel Hirscher and downhill expert Kjetil Jansrud head the World Cup standings and both men are expected to thrive at the Feb. 2-15 world championships on the snow of Beaver Creek and Vail in Colorado. Austrian Hirscher, winner of the…

    Reuters
  • No place like home, but Europe ready for challenge

    Home advantage will be essential in Beaver Creek for the U.S. team as will be their extra motivation for medal events. Yet Austria, led by three times World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher, still remain the leading ski nation and they have a revenge to take. Two years ago in Schladming, Hirscher…

    Reuters
  • Beaver Creek focus on snow queen Vonn

    By Mark Lamport-Stokes (Reuters) - All eyes will be on speed queen Lindsey Vonn at the Feb. 2-15 world championships in Beaver Creek where the American will be a red-hot favorite as she bids to add to the two gold medals she won six years ago. Though Vonn has had to contend with various injuries…

    Reuters
  • VIDEO: Lightning help US Airman surprise family with on-ice reunion

    Master Sergeant Chris Mckeen has served for 20 years in the U.S. Air Force and has been deployed multiple times. During the first intermission in Thursday night’s game against the Detroit Red Wings, Katelyn and C.J. Mckeen were brought on the ice to participate in one of the between-periods game.

    CBS Sports
  • 10,000 runners, 250 towns for Rio Olympic torch

    The torch relay for the 2016 Rio Olympics will visit 250 towns and be carried by 10,000 runners before it arrives for the opening ceremony at the Maracana on August 5, organisers said Thursday. The flame will arrive in the country 100 days before the beginning of the Games although organisers were…

    AFP
  • Russian teens dominate Euros

    Russian trio, Elena Radionova, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and Anna Pogorilaya, all aged between 16 and 18, dominated the women's short programme at the European figure skating championships on Thursday. The three opened up a commanding lead over fourth-placed Kiira Korpi of Finland with the…

    AFP