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  • Kosovo athletes start training for Rio Olympics

    A week after gaining provisional recognition from the IOC, Kosovo is already preparing in earnest for the 2016 Olympics. Swimmers and table tennis players are in training as Kosovo gets ready to send an independent team to the games in Rio de Janeiro. Memli Krasniqi, Kosovo's minister of culture,…

    The Associated Press
  • WATCH: Referees cost Red Wings goal with phantom penalty call

    NHL referees are human. Red Wings forward Luke Glendening was also back there. Holtby got rid of it to the nearest outlet. As Holtby attempted to go back to his net, he ended up tripping and falling down.

    CBS Sports
  • Rangers D John Moore suspended 5 games for head hit on Wild's Haula

    The NHL Department of Player Safety has suspended New York Rangers defenseman John Moore five games for his illegal check to the head on Minnesota Wild forward Erik Haula Monday night. This is Moore’s second suspension, as he received a two-game ban in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs for a check to…

    CBS Sports
  • NHL legend Gordie Howe showing signs of improvement after stroke

    NHL legend Gordie Howe is in guarded condition, but is showing signs of improvement after suffering what was termed as a “significant stroke.” The man known as “Mr. Hockey,” is resting in Texas. Here is the Howe family’s statement in full via “The Howe family would like to thank…

    CBS Sports
  • Bruins D Torey Krug sidelined 2-3 weeks with broken finger

    Unfortunately, however, defenseman Torey Krug is expected to miss two to three weeks after breaking his finger in Boston’s 4-3 loss to the Minnesota Wild Tuesday night. The Bruins are already without Zdeno Chara for several weeks as he works to rehab a ligament tear in his knee. Krug’s loss only…

    CBS Sports
  • Ex New Zealand IOC member Tay Wilson dies at 89

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Former International Olympic Committee member of New Zealand Tay Wilson has died. He was 89.

    The Associated Press
  • Blue Jackets lose D James Wisniewski 1-2 weeks as injuries pile up

    Did the Columbus Blue Jackets accidentally fire their cannon at the hockey gods or something? The team is dealing with yet another injury to a significant roster player as defenseman James Wisniewski suffered a broken finger in Columbus’ 5-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators Tuesday night. Wisniewski…

    CBS Sports
  • NHL Daily Picks: Capitals, Red Wings following similar script

    Welcome to the NHL Daily Picks, where CBS hockey writers Chris Peters and Adam Gretz share their predictions for select games every day. The Capitals in particular really look to have turned the corner from last year’s vastly disappointing campaign. Washington has managed to put 25 goals in the…

    CBS Sports
  • Olympic speed skating rink underway in Pyeongchang

    Olympic organizers in Pyeongchang have broken ground on the speed skating rink for the 2018 Winter Games and say all six new competition venues are now on track to stage test events on schedule. Pyeongchang organizing committee president Cho Yang-ho visited the site Wednesday in the Gangneung…

    The Associated Press
  • Shani Davis qualifies for US World Cup roster

    KEARNS, Utah (AP) -- Shani Davis is among eight Olympians who qualified for the U.S. long-track speedskating team that will compete on the fall World Cup circuit.

    The Associated Press
  • The Buffalo Sabres are a terrible team that is somehow getting worse

    There are a lot of different ways to rebuild an NHL team. 

    CBS Sports
  • Kucherov scores first NHL hat trick; Lightning rip Coyotes

    Kucherov had his first career NHL hat trick, Johnson had four assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Coyotes 7-3 on Tuesday night. "Amazing feeling," Kucherov said. Kucherov got his third goal from slot off a pass from Johnson at 8:23 of the third that made it 5-2. "They were a lot of fun…

    CBS Sports
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    4:30 PM PDT
    Philadelphia at Tampa Bay
    Preview Game
  • WATCH: Jonathan Quick freaks out after losing to Flyers

    Jonathan Quick is a highly competitive goalie that seems to hate losing more than he enjoys winning (and he wins an awful lot).  Quite honestly, there are worse qualities for a professional athlete to have. Not only from a competitive standpoint, but also when it comes to the entertainment value…

    CBS Sports
  • WATCH: Phil Kessel scores from behind the net

    Phil Kessel is not a perfect hockey player, a fact that his critics are quick to point to every time things go wrong for him or his team, the Toronto Maple Leafs.

    CBS Sports
  • WATCH: Bruins rookie Seth Griffith pulls a Bobby Orr after scoring

    Rookie Seth Griffith has a pair of goals for the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night, and his second goal brought back some memories of one of the most famous goals in NHL history.  As Griffith drove to the net early in the second period, he deflected a perfect Gregory Campbell pass behind Minesota…

    CBS Sports
  • Red Wings great Gordie Howe resting after stroke

    Gordie Howe, one of the NHL's all-time greatest players, is resting at his daughter's home in Lubbock, Texas after suffering a serious stroke on Sunday according to his son, Dr. Murray Howe, via a report from Gregg Krupa of the Detroit News.  "Basically, sometime in the early morning on Sunday he…

    CBS Sports
  • German Olympic chiefs in favour of Summer Games bid

    Germany should bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, the board of the German Olympic Committee (DOSB) decided on Tuesday with either Berlin or Hamburg the favoured potential candidate. Their unanimous decision will be put to the DOSB General Assembly in Dresden on December 6 -- Germany has not…

  • Stockholm regrets withdrawal of 2022 Games bid

    If the IOC is willing to reopen the bidding to host the 2022 Winter Games, Stockholm would be happy to jump back into the race. Stefan Lindeberg, president of the Swedish Olympic Committee, said Tuesday that Stockholm would not have dropped out if it knew then about the changes in the bidding…

    The Associated Press
  • CBC wins Canada broadcast rights for 2018 and 2020 Olympics

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's public broadcaster has won the rights to cover the 2018 and 2020 Olympics with the help of the two rival private broadcasters that have wrestled its most popular professional sports assets away from it. The Canadian Broadcasting Corp (CBC) said on…