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2 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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

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Vietnam has withdrawn as the host of the 2019 Asian Games, saying it lacked funds and the country's reputation could be at risk if the event flops.

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22 hrs ago | 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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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

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

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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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, T.J. Oshie, Winter Sports, T.J Oshie, NHL Players

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

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