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News on Winter Sports continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

4 hrs ago | CNN

Ice hockey in the desert: Will fans adopt sport in UAE?

At first glance, the UAE seems ill-suited to ice hockey. The country boasts summer temperatures of up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit , and the only snow and ice to be found is usually in fabricated form in a shopping mall.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey

8 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

A's Shutout M's 4-0, Seattle A Game Back Of KC

Sam Fuld and Brandon Moss hit solo home runs, Jon Lester combined with three relievers on a seven-hitter and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0 on Sunday afternoon. Oakland won consecutive games for the first time in three weeks and more importantly stretched its lead in the AL wild card race.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey

12 hrs ago | St. Louis Game Time

Sunday Links: Jori Keeps It Fresh

Norway's Mathis Olimb begs Jori Lehtera to take him to St. Louis because he needs to buy fresh okra. - Martin Rose Click some links while you wait to watch football, or while you wait to tell people you refuse to watch football.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Hockey, Mathis Olimb (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Alexander Ovechkin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Ice Hockey, NHL Hockey

16 hrs ago |

Ice Hockey Live: Manchester Phoenix v Swindon Wildcats

It's been fast and franctic but Swindon have finally started to see a bit more of the puck, with Aaron Nell testing the Manchester goalie with a slapshot Not the start the visitors would have wanted. This match has started at quite a tempo and the hosts show no sign of letting up after taking an early lead Cats get off to the worse possible start.


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21 hrs ago | Detroit News

200 years later, 'The Star-Spangled Banner' still has emotional power

Sunday marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Baltimore. It was near the end of another war with Great Britain - the War of 1812.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey

Yesterday | KHQ-TV Spokane

Rodney Walks In A's Win, 3-2

Jed Lowrie drew a bases-loaded walk with two outs in the 10th inning to force in the tiebreaking run and lift the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. Mariners reliever Fernando Rodney came on in the 10th and walked Coco Crisp to open the inning.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey

Sat Sep 13, 2014

SLAM! Sports

NHL notes: Kings' Quick still recovering from surgery

Goaltender Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings makes a save as ice flies into his mask in double overtime against the New York Rangers during Game 5 of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 13, 2014. While Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi told the L.A. Times his goalie hasn't suffered any setbacks after off-season wrist surgery, the team is being patient.


Related Topix: Sports, Jonathan Quick, NHL Players, NHL Pacific Division, Los Angeles Kings, Ice Hockey

Burnaby News Leader

Sedins bring cash, play ball hockey in Agassiz

When Daniel and Henrik Sedin walked out of Kent elementary's library doors and into the playground on Saturday afternoon, the cheers could be heard from well down the block. The hockey superstars hadn't announced their visit, and for some young fans, the event was too good to be true.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Vancouver Canucks, Henrik Sedin, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Henrik Sedin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Daniel Sedin

Nucks Misconduct

A "Let's Go" Game Recap

As we work out the kinks, a little but of late summer game recapping for you all. Where the who and what they did is actually more important than the results, especially if your team is on the short end.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Sports, Anton Cederholm, Bo Horvat, Jordan Subban, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Vancouver Canucks

Lighthouse Hockey

League of Hate and Envy: Florida Panthers

Players are skating , and NHL training camps are within sniffing distance. So we are warming up our emotional engines to conjure all the irrational excitement, hatred and other strongly worded feelings that accompany an eight-month devotion to watching men making billions playing a game.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Florida Panthers, Roberto Luongo, NHL Southeast Division, NHL Players, Ice Skating, Michael Grabner, New York Islanders

Creative Loafing Tampa

This weekend in live music: Washed Out, Tiger! Tiger!, Erasure, Super Freestyle Explosion & more

A jam-packed weekend of live music. Breakdown below... SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 Heatstroke Hot Rod Hoedown 11 with The Downshifters, GoToHells, Ober Rivers and his DUIs & more The annual underground music fest has plenty of diversions to keep your Saturday occupied: hot rods, roller derby grrls, food and brews, and nearly a dozen rag-tag Central ... (more)


Related Topix: Ice Skating

Vancouver Sun

Airman returns home to B.C., 70 years after his plane was shot down

The weather may be cooling down, but the fall box office is heating up thanks to a host of new releases. Take a look at the 10 must-see films of the season, according to Postmedia News film critic Chris Knight.


Related Topix: Sports, Eric Mitchell, Olympic Ski Jumping, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Stalbans Review

St Albans hockey teams shine at Oaklands

The ladies' first team was led by head coach Hannah Macleod, back after injury and playing her first tournament since the 2014 Hockey World Cup. They recorded victories against Cheltenham and Staines on Saturday followed by Sunday wins against West Herts and Bedford .


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Olympic Hockey, Hannah Macleod, Ice Hockey

KHQ-TV Spokane

Adrian Peterson Indicted On Child Abuse Charge

The attorney for Adrian Peterson says the Minnesota Vikings star running back has been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. Attorney Rusty Hardin says the charge in Montgomery County accused Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to spank his son.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Knights open season with win

Langley Knights' Levi De Waal celebrates one of his two first-period goals in a 7-4 victory over the Mission City Outlaws on Sept. 11 at the George Preston Recreation Centre.


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Blackhhawk up

Marian Hossa Shooting At Zamboni's From The Top Of A Stadium

Jun 1, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews and right wing Marian Hossa during the national anthem prior to the first period in game seven of the Western Conference Final of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Los Angeles Kings at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports We are at the tale end of the offseason and without any real news to report this morning there is reel news to show.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division, Marian Hossa, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Marian Hossa (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games, Jonathan Toews, Jonathan Toews (2010 Vancouver Olympics)


Photoshop Puts Near-Record High-Jump in Stunning Perspective

Mutaz Essa Barshim is a 23-year-old Qatari track-and-field athlete who set the world's second-highest high-jump mark of all time with a leap of 2.43 meters at a competition last week in Brussels, Belgium. The video above shows Barshim's feat, which is quite astonishing.


Related Topix: Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic, Sports, LeBron James, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Ice Hockey

The New Zealand Herald

Hockey: Auks make semis of NHL

Auckland face a rematch of last year's men's final if they are to make the grand showdown at the national hockey league on Sunday. Having finished top of the round-robin, courtesy of a 1-0 win over their closest rivals Midlands at North Harbour yesterday, the defending champions now face Southern in the semifinals tomorrow.


Related Topix: Sports, Krystal Forgesson, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Hockey, Ice Hockey

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Western Telegraph

Throw Back: Neyland judo star Ria Jones has been graded a Black Belt Second Dan.

When Ria Jones received her Black Belt Second Dan at Neyland Judo Club, Bill Carne was honoured to present her with the beautifully embroidered belt, watch her being thrown around by every member there, and then talk to her about her achievements . . . WHEN Ria Jones achieved her Second Dan Black Belt at Neyland Judo Club everyone was delighted for her but her reward at the very next training session was to go on the mat and be thrown by every member at the session, from club coach Damon McGarvie down to a nine year old.


Related Topix: Judo, Martial Arts, Ice Hockey


Rangers bring in veteran Ryan Malone

He posted five goals and 10 assists in 57 games last season and has 179 goals and 191 assists for 370 points in 641 career games for Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Hockey, Olympic Winter Games, Ryan Malone (2010 Vancouver Olympics)