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1 hr ago | Alabama Live

'American Ninja Warrior' regional finalist and Madison resident Jo Jo Bynum tells the inside story behind the NBC show and its crazy obstacles

To get ready to compete on NBC's "American Ninja Warrior," software engineer Jo Jo Bynum built an actual obstacle course, inspired by those on the show, at his Madison home.

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5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Charles Hamelin's father leaves short track in Montreal for Calgary's Oval

He made Canada's short-track speedskating team a world power. Now Yves Hamelin is now applying his expertise to the multi-headed sports operation at Calgary's Olympic Oval.

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9 hrs ago | Mile High Hockey

Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL July 10th, 2014

The Anaheim Ducks have signed left wing Dany Heatley to a one-year deal, returning the 33-year-old unrestricted free agent to the Pacific Division.

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13 hrs ago | USA Today

Ducks sign LW Dany Heatley to 1-year deal

The Anaheim Ducks have signed left wing Dany Heatley to a one-year deal worth $1 million, returning the 33-year-old unrestricted free agent to the Pacific Division.

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18 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

Penguins notebook: Decision on surgery for Crosby still up in the air

Penguins center Sidney Crosby injured his right wrist "during the season," general manager Jim Rutherford said in a statement released Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, NHL Players, James Neal, Brandon Sutter, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Sidney Crosby (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Winter Sports

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Globe and Mail

IOC feels pressure to make hosting Olympics Games more affordable for cities

The Vancouver Winter Games wrap up at B.C. Place on February 28, 2010. Performers entertain during the closing ceremonies for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games at B.C. Place in Vancouver on Sunday, February 28, 2010.

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The Globe and Mail

Devils sign goaltender Cory Schneider to multi-year contract

New Jersey Devils goalie Cory Schneider checks the scoreboard during a timeout in front of teammates Andy Greene goalie Martin Brodeur, rear, during the first period of an NHL game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013.

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Business Journal

Kane lands $84M deal with NHL's Blackhawks

Buffalo native Patrick Kane has agreed to a contract extension with the Chicago Blackhawks reported to be worth more than $10 million per season.

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BBC News

Seven more great sporting shocks

Germany's astonishing 7-1 semi-final win over hosts Brazil in Tuesday's 2014 Fifa World Cup semi-final was arguably the biggest shock in football history.

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Newsday

Thomas Bach, IOC president and German native, praises Brazil fans after 7-1 World Cup collapse

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach of Germany speaks during the announcement of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games candidate cities at IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Monday, July 7, 2014.

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Brandon Sun

Hawrysh shocked by bare bones skeleton funding

Cassie Hawrysh's road to the Olympics just got a whole lot more difficult after funding for the sport of skeleton was slashed to bare bones levels.

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Brandon Sun

'Amazing Race Canada' premiere recap: skydiving, hot tea and cold water

The second season of "The Amazing Race Canada" launched amid the glacial splendour of the Columbia Icefield - and before the premiere was through, one of the 11 teams had its hopes doused in cold water.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Aja Evans reveals the naked truth

On a day when nearly all her body was exposed to the world, 2014 Olympic bobsled medalist Aja Evans was honing it for an attempt to reach elite status in another sport.

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McGill Reporter

Olympic gold medalist, ex-Hab among latest inductees to Hall of Fame

Five athletes, including three-time Olympic gold medalist Kim St-Pierre of Chateauguay, Que., a former Montreal Canadiens forward and a pair of ex-Montreal Alouettes football players, have been selected for induction to the McGill University Sports Hall of Fame.

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The Peninsula

Oslo, Almaty, Beijing stay in bid to host 2022 Winter Olympics

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Vice-mayor of Almaty Zauresh Amanzholovaat, Vice-mayor of Beijing Yang Xiaochao and CEO of Oslo 2022 Eli Grimsby pose after a ceremony at the International Olympic Committee headquarters in Lausanne on Monday.

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CBC News

Canadian Olympian Brittany Schussler retires from speed skating

At this year's Sochi Olympics, Brittany Schussler placed fifth in the pursuit, 19th in the 3,000 metres, 26th in the 1,500 and 30th in the 1,000.

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Globe and Mail

If Rob Ford is the problem, Genie Bouchard is the antidote

Actually, we have someone already. Never mind that final losing match at Wimbledon.

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SLAM! Sports

NHL notebook: Preds' Fisher out 4-6 months

Predators forward Mike Fisher will be out four-to-six months after rupturing an Achilles tendon last week while training.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Examiner.com

Olympic Studies Centre illuminates Lighting Ceremonies

The new online course "The Olympics and the Media" from Coursera is cocncluding this month with a look at how Olympic ceremonies build value for the Olympic brand.

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CKNW News Talk 980

Lidster On His Way Back To Canucks

Lidster has joined Vancouver as an assistant coach under head coach Willie Desjardins, a man he worked for with the AHL Texas Stars.

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