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3 hrs ago | Pique News Magazine

Cooperation leads to relocation of sled dogs

Cooperation between officials and the operator of a Mt. Currie sled dog business has resulted in a number of animals being successfully turned over to the BCSPCA, which plans to adopt out as many as possible.


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7 hrs ago |

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.


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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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.


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

Vancouver Sun

New Jersey Devils sign goaltender Cory Schneider to multi-year contract

The two pop superstars were in Whistler last weekend for the wedding of their manager Scooter Braun, who discovered Bieber and Jepsen.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Cory Schneider, New Jersey Devils, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division, Ice Hockey

Contra Costa Times

Sharks' Tomas Hertl says sore knee nothing to worry about

Tomas Hertl indicated Wednesday that the tenderness in his right knee that will keep him out of the Sharks prospects game is nothing more than the result of two days of practice after staying off the ice for more than a month.


Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Tomas Hertl, NHL Players, Ice Skating, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division, Dustin Brown, Vladimir Sobotka

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.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division, Jonathan Toews, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, 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.


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

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.


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

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Ice Hockey: Sam Bullas signs up again for the Wildcats

Bullas, 23, said: "I'm very happy to be back with the Wildcats for the new season, it was an easy decision to make.


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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.


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


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

Bob Trumpy: NFL Hall of Fame 'never crossed my mind'

Being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton "never crossed my mind," says Bob Trumpy.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ice Skating, Brittany Schussler, Olympic Speed Skating

Brandon Sun

Gylywoychuk, Kelly to coach

Gylywoychuk, who coached the Wheat Kings during the 2012-13 WHL season, was named an assistant coach with Hockey Canada's national women's team and will also head the national women's development squad for 2014-15.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Sports, John Madden, NHL Players

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.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Wimbledon, Tennis, US Open, Summer Olympic, Maria Sharapova, Olympic Tennis, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Tennis Players, Clara Hughes, Olympic Speed Skating, Olympic Winter Games


Bantam Mustangs finish season with silver medals

The Moose Jaw Bantam Mustangs achieved a lot this season, but came up just short of repeating as provincial champions.


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Sporting News

Dan Boyle: I want to experience hockey with an Original Six team

If Dan Boyle's time on ice goes as smoothly as his introductory conference call with the New York media, he and the Rangers will be quite happy with this free-agent signing.


Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Dan Boyle, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Dan Boyle (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Brazil's goonish tactics won't work against Germany at World Cup

There were a couple of things most fans wanted to see in the final games of this World Cup.


Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Brazil World Cup, Sports, Summer Olympic, Neymar, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Hulk, Diego, Ice Hockey

The Indianapolis Star

Bike polo taking Arsenal Park by stormBike polo taking Arsenal Park...

Bike polo taking Arsenal Park by storm Indy Bike Polo club now in its sixth year of competition Check out this story on Jeff Kelly, right, moves toward the ball controlled by Tucker Schwinn, second from right, during the Indy Bike Polo team's practice on a court in Arsenal Park at 46th and Haverford on Tuesday, ... (more)


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