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18 min ago | Globe and Mail

Canucks sign first-round pick Jared McCann to entry-level contract

The 18-year-old McCann played last season with the Ontario Hockey League's Sault Ste.

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4 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Southampton ace Alex gets England off to winning start in Commonwealth Games

GOALscorer Alex Danson insists the England women's hockey team's hard-fought victory over Wales in their opening match of the Commonwealth Games this afternoon demonstrates how desperate they are to restore some pride this summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Danson, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Nicola White, Summer Olympics, Olympic Hockey, Ice Hockey

7 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Sites from 1984 Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo now desolate wasteland

Thirty years ago, the 14th Winter Olympic Games was held in Sarajevo, then part of the former Yugoslavia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Bobsledding

11 hrs ago | Suria

Chinese billionaires criticised for...

A Chinese billionaire couple have faced a deluge of criticism for donating $15 million to one of the richest and most prestigious universities in the US, with Internet users saying it would be better spent on students in China.

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Related Topix: Sports, Xin Zhang, Olympic Freestyle Skiing, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

12 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

Kids World Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Champion In Studio

Spokane's own Gerondrick "GT" Taylor, 6, was named the Kids World Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champion at Coussoulis Arena in San Bernardino, Calif.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Iol.co.za

SA targets medals on Day 1

South Africa will be targeting their first medal in the 20th Commonwealth games in Glasgow, when triathlete Richard Murray competes in the individual triathlon, at Strathclyde Park, on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Triathlon, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Richard Murray, Alistair Brownlee, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Ice Hockey, Swimming

SLAM! Sports

South Korea hires former NHLer Jim Paek to coach its national team

Ottawa Senators' Jim Paek checks Buffalo Sabres' Donald Audette during a 1995 game at the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium.

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The Argus

Wood wants to make the most of her surprise call-up

When England's squad was announced for Glasgow, there were not many who expected the uncapped Wood to be included.

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Reason Magazine

Stop Segregating Sports by Gender

Catanzaro, who stands 5 feet 0 inches tall and weighs 100 pounds after a big lunch, did what none of those outstanding athletes could.

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Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Women's Boxing, Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic, Olympic Bobsled, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Lauryn Williams, Olympic Athletics, Summer Olympics, US News, US Politics

Brandon Sun

Toronto married duo ousted from 'Amazing Race Canada' in Hong Kong-based episode

A surprise trek to the far East did nothing to displace the direction of "The Amazing Race Canada," with the dominant Olympians Meaghan Mikkelson and Natalie Spooner skating to yet another first-place finish in an episode that became a clash between two teams lost in the supermarket.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

The Musketeers opened training camp on Tuesday in Sioux City.

It definitely doesn't feel like hockey season but the Musketeers training camp is underway, more than two months before the regular season begins.

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Vancouver Courier

What's in a same name?

The Granville Strip was once again turned into makeshift ball hockey courts last Saturday for the annual Five Hole for Food fundraiser.

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Brandon Sun

Nash, Triano say Canadians have plenty of toughness on the basketball court

Steve Nash had a good chuckle at ESPN personality Jason Whitlock's suggestion that Canadians in the NBA are not as motivated to succeed as their American counterparts.

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Seattle Times

An open letter to soccer fans, and sports fans everywhere

I have seen its ability to foster joy and community, a trait that drew me - and continues to draw me - to sport as a passion.

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Related Topix: Michael Bradley, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Bobsled, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, United States World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Soccer Players

Brandon Sun

Former foes are Magic together

Left to right, Jodi Anderson, Brooke Roeges, Jenna Marshall and Kaitlyn Slator of the Westman Magic under-14 girls softball team.

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Northern Life

Health group finds new home in the heart of a...

Scott Glover works on a painting of Olympic medallist Clara Hughes at the Northern Initiative for Social Action's new Elgin Street location.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

US News & World Report

How to Overcome Depression After a Sports Injury

If you've ever experienced a sports injury, you're probably familiar with that sinking feeling after hearing a pop followed by a sharp pain.

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Examiner.com

Boys beat girls as Bluefish edge Brakettes, 2-1, to win 'Battle of the Sexes'

The Bridgeport Bluefish topped the Stratford Brakettes with a run in the bottom of the ninth to earn a 2-1 victory in a thoroughly enjoyable game Sunday night.

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Sunday Herald

Britain's number one judoka Euan Burton will be Team Scotland's flag bearer at the Games

Britain's number one judoka Euan Burton has been chosen by his fellow athletes to carry the Scottish flag and lead Team Scotland into the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Euan Burton, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Judo, Summer Olympics, Chris Hoy, Jennifer Mcintosh, Olympic Shooting, Ice Hockey

News Observer

Kirilenko ends engagement to NHL star Ovechkin

In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 file photo, Russian ice hockey player Alexander Ovechkin, left, and retired Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko attend the pairs short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Maria Kirilenko, Olympic Tennis, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ice Hockey, Caroline Wozniacki, Olympic Hockey, Alexander Ovechkin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players

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