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2 hrs ago | Penn State Athetlics

Taylor, Retherford and Ruth Lead Strong Lion...

Nittany Lion wrestlers David Taylor , Zain Retherford and Ed Ruth topped the list of strong performances as 15 Lions or NLWC club members competed in the 2014 Vegas ASICS/U.S. Open and FILA Junior Nationals on Friday and Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Brown, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Curling

6 hrs ago | WTVF Nashville

Hundreds Welcome Home Iraq War Vet, Sochi Paralympian

Saturday, hundreds of bikers and residents gathered in Clarksville to welcome home Retired Staff Sgt.

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Related Topix: Heath Calhoun, Olympics, Olympic Alpine Skiing, Winter Sports

10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Canadian Olympic gold medalist Kevin Martin retires

According to the Canadian Press on Friday, Canadian Olympic gold medalist Kevin Martin has decided to retire from the sport of curling .

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Kevin Martin, Winter Sports, Olympic Curling, John Morris, Marc Kennedy

14 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Helene St. James: Wings enjoy series lead, thanks to sticking to game plan

Pavel Datsyuk, center, celebrates with his Red Wings teammates after his goal in the third period Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, Pavel Datsyuk, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Pavel Datsyuk (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Winter Sports, Mike Babcock, Kirk Maltby, Niklas Kronwall

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Vail Daily News

Olympics series: Joy and disappointment in 1984

Phil Mahre and Tamara McKinney led the United States alpine ski team into the 1984 Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, where the Americans picked up three gold medals, including one from Mahre in slalom.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Alpine Skiing, Outdoor Recreation, Winter Sports

Nor'Wester

Osmond presented with key to Marystown

Kaetlyn Osmond beamed as Marystown Councillor Lisa Slaney, a family friend, spoke during Saturday's rally at the Peninsula Mall.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Figure Skating, Ice Skating, Winter Sports, Competitive Skating, Olympics

The Labradorian

Clara Hughes arrives in Newfoundland

Olympian Clara Hughes arrived in Port aux Basques this morning and a group of about 50 residents were there to cheer her on.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Speed Skating, Olympics, Winter Sports, Clara Hughes

Albany Times Union

Stars on Ice @ Times Union Center, 4/18

Meryl Davis and Charlie White compete in the ice dance free dance figure skating finals during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Figure Skating, Competitive Skating, Olympic Figure Skating, Olympics, Winter Sports, Gracie Gold, Meryl Davis, Ice Skating, Ashley Wagner, Simon Shnapir

The Whitecourt Star

Olympian visits Central School

From left: Miriam Epp, Hayley Marcotte, Carla MacLeod, Ben Rhodes. Two time Olympian Carla McLeod visited Whitecourt Central School on Thursday, April 10 allowing the students to wear her medals and official clothing from the Olmpics and the World Championships.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Hockey, Carla Macleod (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Winter Sports, Ice Hockey, Ice Skating, Hayley Wickenheiser (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Remembering Bob Janes

A three-year Forest Service assignment to the Tongass National Forest became 49 years in the capital city for the late Robert C. Janes Sr. , whose life will be celebrated on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Winter Sports, Sports, Olympic Alpine Skiing, Olympics, Joe Tompkins

The Winnipeg Free Press

Former Olympic champ Kevin Martin announces retirement from curling

A four-time Brier champion, the 47-year-old has represented Canada twice at the Olympics, winning gold four years ago in Vancouver and silver at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Kevin Martin, Winter Sports, Olympic Curling

SLAM! Sports

NHL notes: Hextall, Benning candidates for Canucks' gig?

Philadelphia Flyers assistant GM Ron Hextall is rumoured to be in the mix for the GM's gig with the Vancouver Canucks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ron Hextall, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Philadelphia Flyers, Ken Hitchcock, Vancouver Canucks, NHL Northwest Division, Olympics

Lowell Sun

Billerica High cell-out to help boy with leukemia worthy of a standing 'O'

When Glenn Corbett first told Billerica High School senior Tristan Lavalle to give up his phone for 30 days, Lavalle laughed at him.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Alex Carpenter, Bob Carpenter, NHL Players

Denver Post

Avalanche and Paul Stastny smokin' hot in Game 1

There's no truth to the rumor that Game 1 of this playoff series between the Avs and the Minnesota Wild was why marijuana was legalized in Colorado.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Winter Sports, Paul Stastny (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Erik Johnson (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Semyon Varlamov (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Ice Hockey

ABC News

Vietnam Pulls out of Hosting Asian Games

Vietnam has withdrawn as the host of the 2019 Asian Games, saying it lacked funds and the country's reputation could be at risk if the event flops.

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SKINET

Is Olympic Slopestyle ...

Lars Engbretson, IOC's head of medical sciences points at the discipline's Olympic debut in Sochi.

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Related Topix: Maggie Voisin, Sports, Olympic Snowboarding, Lyman Currier, Olympics, Winter Sports, Ski, Ravi Drugan, Action Sport

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Detroit News

Red Wings need 'Mule' to carry heavier scoring load

Johan Franzen has been known for having big playoff series during his career with the Wings, highlighted by his 13 postseason goals during the Wings' Stanley Cup run in 2008, followed by 12 more to spark the Wings' run to the Cup Finals in 2009.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, Justin Abdelkader, Johan Franzen, NHL Players, Johan Franzen (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Winter Sports

Star Tribune

Olympic skater putting his 'Miracle on Ice' gold medal on auction block

Mark Pavelich, an Iron Ranger who helped Team USA beat the Soviets on the way to Olympic gold in 1980, is selling his medal through a Dallas auction house.

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Los Angeles Times

Kings feed off Jonathan Quick's confidence to gear up for playoffs

Maybe it took going to Sochi for the Winter Olympics and getting out of the grinding day-to-day NHL routine to get a slightly different look at the abilities of goalie Jonathan Quick .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Los Angeles Kings, Jonathan Quick, NHL Players, Linden Vey, Dustin Brown, Martin Jones, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Winter Sports, Jonathan Quick (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

Anchorage Daily News

Krakow's deputy mayor to lead Winter Games bid

Magdalena Sroka succeeds Jagna Marczulajtis-Walczak, a former Olympic snowboarder who resigned Saturday following media allegations that her husband offered money to journalists in return for favorable stories about the bid.

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