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  • Martins Dukurs of Latvia leads skeleton worlds after 2 runs

    WINTERBERG, Germany (AP) -- Martins Dukurs of Latvia took a narrow lead over Olympic gold medalist Alexander Tretiakov of Russia at the halfway stage of the skeleton world championship.

    The Associated Press
  • Almaty to save $500 million in bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

    Almaty will save more than $500 million after making several venue changes in its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics, Kazakh organizers said Thursday. The moves came after a visit to Almaty last month by the International Olympic Committee's evaluation commission.

    The Associated Press
  • NHL Daily Picks: Panthers turn to Dan Ellis in playoff race

    Welcome to the NHL Daily Picks where hockey writers Adam Gretz and Chris Peters make their picks for select games every day. Both teams are very much on the playoff bubble in their respective conferences, with the Flames opening the day tied with Los Angeles with 72 points (and currently owning…

    CBS Sports
    Thu, Mar 5
    7:30 PM EST
    Dallas at Florida
    Preview Game
  • Construction of 2020 Olympic stadium to start in October

    Demolition of Tokyo's old National Stadium will be completed by September and construction of the new main stadium for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will start in October, the venue's management group said Thursday. Demolition was supposed to begin last July but was delayed by irregularities in the bid…

    The Associated Press
  • US aerials pipeline produces 2 world titles

    The crystal globes sit on countertops at their parents' houses in Connecticut. Kiley McKinnon took home the women's and Mac Bohonnon, the men's. The audaciously captured trophies were awarded to the elementary school classmates who became the 2014-15 world aerial skiing champions. The rewards…

    The Associated Press
  • Boston mayor strongly defends Olympic bid amid criticism

    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is strongly defending the city's 2024 Olympic bid, saying that win or lose the pursuit of the games represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and would not leave taxpayers to shoulder a massive bill. The United States Olympic Committee selected Boston in January over…

    The Associated Press
  • Knee injury ends Rebensburg's season

    Germany's top female skier Viktoria Rebensburg will miss the rest of the season after tearing the medial ligament in her left knee, it was confirmed on Wednesday. The 25-year-old, who claimed giant slalom silver in February's world championships, suffered the injury while training and will need to…

    AFP
  • Remember Whalers And Penguins Making Blockbluster 6-Player Trade In 1991

    On this day in 1991, Pittsburgh acquired Ron Francis, Grant Jennings and Ulf Samuelsson from Hartford for John Cullen, Jeff Parker and Zarley Zalapski.Keywords: Pittsburgh Penguins, Hartford Whalers, NHL, Trade, 1991

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  • Rebensburg finishes ski World Cup season with knee injury

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) -- Viktoria Rebensburg has ended the World Cup season after injuring her left knee in a crash in training ahead of this weekend's women's races in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The German skiing federation says Rebensburg sprained her left knee during giant slalom…

    The Associated Press
  • Jordan Leopold's daughter on next letter: 'Thank you to Blue Jackets'

    The Minnesota Wild have a tradition that before every game someone is given the honor of leading the crowd at the Xcel Energy Center in a brief cheer before puck drop. Knowing her dad is on the ice below her might help a bit, though.

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  • Blue Jackets' David Clarkson out 4-6 weeks with torn oblique

    The Blue Jackets announced Wednesday that Clarkson will be sidelined four to six weeks with a torn oblique muscle sustained in Tuesday night’s loss to the Washington Capitals. Ironically, the Blue Jackets traded for Clarkson because they didn’t want to have to keep paying a player that couldn’t…

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  • Bruins lose Brett Connolly for six weeks two days after trading for him

    At 22 years old, he still has some potential to reach and maybe he could flourish in an elevated role with the Bruins. Before he could even suit up in a game, Connolly suffered a displaced fracture in his right index finger during Wednesday morning’s practice with the Bruins. The young forward…

    CBS Sports
  • FIS won't replace women's super-G that was canceled twice

    OBERHOFEN, Switzerland (AP) -- The International Ski Federation says a women's super-G race that was canceled twice won't be replaced on the World Cup schedule.

    The Associated Press
  • NHL Report Card: Grades for third quarter of 2014-15 season

    It is that time again -- report card time. 

    CBS Sports
    Thu, Mar 5
    10:30 PM EST
    Montreal at Los Angeles
    Preview Game
  • Panthers recall goalies after injuries to Roberto Luongo, Al Montoya

    It appears that both could be on the shelf for a little while at least as the Panthers have had to recall two goaltenders to fill the roster spots. Florida announced Tuesday that the club has recalled goalies Dan Ellis from the AHL’s San Antonio Rampage. Additionally, Sam Brittain is coming up…

    CBS Sports
  • NHL awards World Cup of Hockey US television rights to ESPN

    For the first time since the 2003-04 season, there will be NHL players playing hockey on ESPN. The NHL announced Wednesday that the league has granted exclusive U.S. television rights for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey to ESPN. Most of the games are expected to air on ESPN or ESPN2. The World Cup…

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  • NHL Daily Picks: Rangers, Red Wings square off in big Eastern matchup

    Welcome to the NHL Daily Picks, where CBS hockey writers Chris Peters and Adam Gretz share their predictions for select games every day. The Jets and Sens will square off for the second and final time this season. The Senators had their five-game winning streak halted Tuesday night with an…

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  • Happy Birthday, Brian Leetch

    The Rangers defenseman was the first non-Canadian to win the Conn Smythe as playoff MVP.Keywords: Brian Leetch, NHL, Hockey, New York Rangers,

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    Wed, Mar 4
    NY Rangers1 - 2Detroit
    Game Recap
  • Panthers goalie coach Robb Tallas suits up after both goalies get injured

    After having to dress as their emergency goalie exactly two years ago -- to the day -- Florida Panthers goalie coach Robb Tallas had to do it again on Tuesday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs after the third period of their game went in a strange and almost unbelievable direction. Both…

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  • WATCH: Islanders F Matt Martin ejected for kneeing Trevor Daley

    Along with the game misconduct, Martin also received a five-minute major penalty for kneeing. The Stars failed to score on the extended power play. Daley left the game with what the Stars are calling a lower body injury and initially said his return to the game was questionable.

    CBS Sports