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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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)

10 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

3 protesters killed in attack on Ukrainian base

A Ukrainian soldier is seen in a tank of the Ukrainian Army, as they are blocked by people on their way to the town of Kramatorsk on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Vita Semerenko, Olympic Biathlon, Olympics, Winter Sports, Olena Pidhrushna, Valj Semerenko

10 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

3 protesters killed in attack on Ukrainian base

A Ukrainian soldier is seen in a tank of the Ukrainian Army, as they are blocked by people on their way to the town of Kramatorsk on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Ukraine 2022 Olympic bid on hold but still alive

With the crisis in Ukraine escalating by the day, the prospect of the Winter Olympics going to the former Soviet republic seems hard to imagine.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Olympic hockey champions join wounded soldiers on march to North Pole

Olympic women's hockey team captain Caroline Ouellette and goaltender Genevieve Lacasse are joining wounded Canadian soldiers on an expedition to the magnetic North Pole.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, Olympic Hockey, Caroline Ouellette (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics

Boston Herald

Jarome Iginla shoots for ultimate goal

Jarome Iginla is not haunted by the memory of 2004, the year he and his Calgary Flames were oh-so-close to winning the Stanley Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Jarome Iginla, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Winter Sports, Jarome Iginla (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Calgary Flames, NHL Northwest Division, Ice Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL Southeast Division

Berkshire Eagle

Bruins' Bergeron gets boost from Olympics

For Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron, the 2014 Olympics were about more than winning a second gold medal with Canada.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Patrice Bergeron, Jarome Iginla, NHL Players, Olympics, Olympic Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Patrice Bergeron (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Winter Sports

The Indianapolis Star

NHL Caucus: Who faces the most playoff pressure?

Ryan Miller has struggled since his move to the Blues, posting just 10 wins, a 2.47 goals-against average and .903 save percentage in 19 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Jaroslav Halak, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Winter Sports, Olympics, Ryan Miller (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Marc-Andre Fleury, NHL Atlantic Division, Pittsburgh Penguins, Steve Yzerman

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Olympic hero T.J. Oshie shows off shootout skills in new commercial

In this new commercial from Enterprise Rent-A-Car, St. Louis Blues star and American Olympic sensation T.J. Oshie rips shootout shots past some poor dude who just came to pick him up.

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EDGE

Gay Rights Group Sends Petition to IOC

More than 100,000 members of an international gay rights group have sent messages to the IOC urging changes to ensure that future Olympic host countries do not have discriminatory laws on their books.

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Nova News Now

Nova Scotia: - Never give up'

Canadian Olympian Clara Hughes speaks at the Let's Keep Talking Event put on by the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia on Tuesday night.

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Deseret News

Utah Olympic athlete, Noelle Pikus-Pace to release book this fall

Noelle Pikus-Pace posted a picture to her official Facebook page Thursday and mentioned her book, which will be sold at Deseret Book stores.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Noelle Pikus-Pace, Winter Sports, Olympic Skeleton

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Northern Michigan News

NHL playoff preview capsules

SEASON SERIES: Detroit won 3-1. Early in their last meeting on April 2 at Joe Louis Area, the Red Wings didn't look as if they played in the same league as the Bruins.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Eastern Conference, NHL Hockey, Jimmy Howard, NHL Players, Boston Bruins, Patrice Bergeron, Jarome Iginla, Olympic Hockey, Jarome Iginla (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Winter Sports

WHAS11

FDA warns maker of controversial sports supplement Craze

USA TODAY -- The FDA's warning letter is the first public action or comment the agency has made about Craze and about concerns that have been raised about its safety for more than a year.

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Inside Bay Area

Sharks need Joe Thornton to come up Jumbo in playoffs

Like any good Canadian kids, the Thornton boys covered their rooms with posters of hockey gods.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Vancouver Canucks, 4 Canadian teams go for No. 1 in NHL Draft Lottery

The Vancouver Canucks' lost season has left them with one silver living: a low pick in the 2014 NHL Draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, Vancouver Canucks, Bobby Ryan, NHL Players, Ottawa Senators, NHL Northeast Divison, Olympic Hockey, Winter Sports, Bobby Ryan (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Anaheim Ducks, Jakob Silfverberg

Regina Leader Post

Jennifer Jones rink sticking together for another run at Olympic berth

Despite plenty of team restructuring on the Canadian men's curling scene in recent weeks, Team Jennifer Jones is vowing to remain intact for another four years.

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The Chronicle Herald

Kevin Dineen back behind bench after Olympic hockey victory

Canada head coach Kevin Dineen talks to the team during a break in the action against Switzerland at the Sochi Olympics on Feb. 17. Dineen is beginning to look like Hockey Canada's new go-to coach.

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