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4 hrs ago | SLAM! Sports

NHL snapshots: Blues re-sign Steve Ott

Many NHL teams talked this summer about how they could use the kind of pepper that free agent Steve Ott brings to the table.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, NHL Central Division, Steve Ott, NHL Players, Ryan Miller, Vladimir Sobotka, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Ryan Miller (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Winter Sports

8 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

4 suspended for rigging Vanessa-Mae results

Four Slovenian ski officials were suspended Friday for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Alpine Skiing, Winter Sports, Tina Maze

8 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

4 suspended for rigging Vanessa-Mae results

In this Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 file photo, violinst Vanessa Mae, starting under her father's name as Vanessa Vanakorn for Thailand, smiles after competing in the first run of the women's giant slalom at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Alpine Skiing, Winter Sports, Tina Maze

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Canada.com

Canadian shot putter Dylan Armstrong awarded bronze medal from 2010

Dylan Armstrong's big day finally arrived Thursday as the Canadian shot putter was presented with a world indoor championship bronze medal from 2010.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Dylan Armstrong, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Andrei Mikhnevich

Switched

ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue Returns With Venus Williams, Michael Phelps, Prince Fielder

The annual reminder that athletic excellence comes in all sorts of beautiful shapes and sizes is about to hit newsstands yet again.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Tennis, Venus Williams, Olympics, Summer Olympics, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Jamie Anderson, Winter Sports, Olympic Snowboarding, Wimbledon

The Guardian

Career highlight for Trowsdale

Jamie Trowsdale proudly wears the bronze medal he won in the 1,500-metre race at the 2014 Special Olympics National Summer Games in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Winter Sports, Bobsledding

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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Related Topix: Entertainment, Johnny Quinn, Sports, Olympic Bobsled, Olympics, Winter Sports

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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Related Topix: Sports, Winter Sports, Olympic Short Track, Olympics, Charles Hamelin, Ice Skating

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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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division, Dany Heatley, NHL Players, Dany Heatley (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Hockey, Winter Sports, Olympics, Cory Schneider, New Jersey Devils, NHL Atlantic Division

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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Related Topix: Sports, Dany Heatley, NHL Players, Dany Heatley (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Hockey, NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, Teemu Selanne, Olympics, Winter Sports, NHL Pacific Division, Chicago Blackhawks

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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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kyle Shewfelt, Summer Olympic, Winter Sports, Bobsledding

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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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New Jersey Devils, Cory Schneider, NHL Players, Andy Greene, Martin Brodeur, NHL Atlantic Division, Olympic Hockey, Martin Brodeur (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Winter Sports

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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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division, Jonathan Toews, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Winter Sports, Patrick Kane (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Ice Hockey, Jonathan Toews (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

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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Related Topix: Sports, Winter Sports, Olympics, Mark Johnson, Olympic Curling, Ice Hockey

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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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Neymar, Oscar, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics

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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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Duff Gibson, Winter Sports, Olympic Skeleton, Jeff Pain

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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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Skydiving, Sports, Winter Sports, Olympics, Jon Montgomery, Olympic Skeleton

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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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Bobsled, Aja Evans, Olympics, Winter Sports, Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic, Jamie Greubel, Bobsledding, Serena Williams, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Olympic Tennis

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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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Winter Sports, Kim St-Pierre (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Canadian Football League, Montreal Alouettes, Canada, Swimming, Ice Hockey, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers

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