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1 hr ago | KSBW-TV

Canada and tennis, eh? Yes, really

Canada and tennis? Really? Yes the country known in sporting terms for dominating ice hockey and curling is prospering in a summer sport.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Ice Hockey, Tennis Players, Milos Raonic, Daniel Nestor, Grigor Dimitrov, Roger Federer

2 hrs ago | Canada.com

Gallagher: Bettman has changed his tune on NHL expansion

It wasn't very long ago that NHL commissioner Gary Bettman was treating talk of expansion as though he was being asked if he'd like an epidemic of Ebola.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Ousted twins say 'Amazing Race Canada' portrayed them as villains

A malevolent move doomed mischievous twins in the City of Love, as Pierre and Michel Forget were surprisingly ousted from "The Amazing Race Canada" during a sojourn to Paris in which the air was filled with romance and rancour in equal measure.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Meaghan Mikkelson (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Recognition for sled designer

FINALIST: Inventor and junk artist Sean Boyd has made the regional finals of the 2014 ANZ Flying Start Business Plan Competition.

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Related Topix: Sledding, Bobsledding

Richmond News

Finding the right fit

Richmond is steadily growing into a performance arts and drama hub, and local actor Boris Bilic is a leading example of what the city can offer young thespians.

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Related Topix: Ice Skating, Sports, Swimming, Entertainment

The Peninsula

Qatar's Al Attiyah aims for second outright triumph

Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah in action in this photo taken during the Hungarian Baja, earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Sports, Adam Malysz, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Ski Jumping, Racing, Dakar Rally

USA Today

Lidstrom turned down Wings coaching offer

Nicklas Lidstrom turned down Red Wings coaching offer But former defenseman tells Swedish newspaper: "Never say never" Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1pcObFo "You should never say never," Lidstrom said .

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Related Topix: Sports, Nicklas Lidstrom, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Nicklas Lidstrom (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Steve Yzerman, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, Detroit Red Wings

GlobalNews

Hurricanes highest draft choice in history turning heads

A young prospect created quite a bit of buzz this week at Hurricanes training camp.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

Sentinel

Bernstein: Take risks to be better

Ross Bernstein's animated and motivational address to the staff at Fairmont Area Schools drew a standing ovation - and that was before he returned his speaking fee with instructions to "buy some school stuff for the classrooms."

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Olympic Baseball, Summer Olympic

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Mashable

Matthew McConaughey Learns No One Is Safe From a Chris Bosh Photobomb

Chris Bosh is not the NBA's MVP on the court, but he is the league's unquestioned photobombing champion.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Chris Bosh (2008 Beijing Olympics), Ice Hockey, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Daily Herald

Michigan shrugs off bad memories of Appalachian St.

He was sitting in an Ann Arbor gas station in his father's car, listening on the radio to No.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Sports, Olympics

CBC News

Star power headlines Nunavut get active campaign

Three Olympic gold medalists were there as part of Canadian Tire's Active at School program and the Project North campaign.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Hockey, Hayley Wickenheiser (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Short Track, Charles Hamelin, Kaillie Humphries, Olympic Bobsled, Canada

SLAM! Sports

Jamaican Olympic ice hockey team poaching Canadians?

With dreams of earning a spot at the Olympics, Jamaica is poaching Canadian talent to fill out its national ice hockey roster.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Northwestern University

Fuchs to Be Honored Following Sunday's Match at UConn

Northwestern head coach and former University of Connecticut standout Tracey Fuchs will be honored on Sunday, Aug. 31 following the Wildcats' contest at UConn.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Sports, Olympics

Pensburgh

Aleksey Morozov retires

The Pittsburgh Penguins first round pick in 1995 played his entire NHL career as a Penguin, but it didn't incorporate nearly all of his hockey career.

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Related Topix: Sports, Aleksey Morozov, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, NHL Atlantic Division, Ice Hockey

MassLive.com

Field Hockey Super 7: Longmeadow's Mary O'Reilly, Jessie Moriarty lead talented pack

Emily Biggs , Northampton . The senior midfielder played a key role in Northampton's strong defense, helping the Blue Devils advance to the Western Mass.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts High School Sports, High School Sports, Ice Hockey

Denver Post

Frei: Former Avalanche player Steve Moore deserves his own "night"

Steve Moore had to be carted off the ice March 8, 2004, after being jumped from behind by the Vancouver Canucks' Todd Bertuzzi in a play that ended the Avalanche player's career.

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Related Topix: Sports, Steve Moore, NHL Players, Joe Sakic, Patrick Roy, NHL Hockey, Vancouver Canucks, NHL Northwest Division, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ice Hockey

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Deseret News

Utahns in baseball: 2014 Olympian, Utah resident Eddy Alvarez off to hot start after promotion

Eddy Alvarez won a silver medal in the 2014 Olympics as a speed skater. After moving to Salt Lake City over four years ago Alvarez also played shortstop on the Salt Lake Community College baseball team.

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Related Topix: Eddy Alvarez, Sports, Olympic Speed Skating, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ice Skating, Jose Bautista, Baseball Players

Examiner.com

Champs camp for the best skaters in the USA comes to Colorado Springs

Every year, sometime in August, the best figure skaters in the USA come to the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado for US Figure Skating 's Champs Camp.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Figure Skating, Competitive Skating, Olympic Figure Skating, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Gracie Gold, Ice Skating

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

2014 Frontiier Field Walk of Fame Class

Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1tyJBAG RIT men's basketball coach Bob McVean, left, and retired Caledonia-Mumford football coach Mike Monacelli are part of this year's Frontier Field Walk of Fame Class.

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Related Topix: Sports, Abby Wambach, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Ice Hockey

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