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  1. Bettman: Research on concussion-CTE link 'remains nascent'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman's reluctance to link hits to the head in hockey with a degenerative brain disease found in several deceased former players has reached Congress. League attorneys filed Bettman's letter to Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal with U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson, who's presiding over the concussion lawsuit against the NHL.


  2. Chicago rapper and prison abolitionist Ric Wilson keeps swinging...Read the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Chicago Reader

    Lollapalooza will no doubt eat up way more than its share of the music ecosystem's attention when it kicks off Thursday, but thankfully there's a lot more going on in town. On Saturday, for example, the Wabash YMCA in Bronzeville hosts the Chicago Poetry Block Party , which not only celebrates poetry but also music and other arts.


  3. On the Italian and Eurozone Doomsday ScenarioRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Cato Institute

    On June 23rd, the voters in the United Kingdom turned a collective thumbs-down on the European Union . The Brexit advocates - the ones who had had enough of the EU's mandates and regulations - won the day.


  4. Nashville Predators Sign Calle Jarnkrok To Six-Year ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | On the Forecheck

    The Preds will pay him $1.7 million in 2016-17, $1.8 million in 2017-18, $2.1 million in 2018-19, $2.2 million in 2019-20 and 2020-21, and $2 million in 2021-22. Is David Poile an actual wizard? Can someone please ask him that the next time they see him.


  5. The Rio Olympic Games offer LGBT athletes a platformRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Door Reminder

    How will openly gay athletes be received at Rio Olympics? More Olympians are coming out, but Brazil has sordid history on LGBT rights. Check out this story on LGBT advocates in Rio de Janeiro describe their ongoing battle for equal rights in a city that doesn't fully accept them.


  6. Kenya's ice hockey team eye OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BBC News

    The Kenyan ice hockey team have been training on the only rink in East Africa and they hope to qualify for the Winter Olympics in 2018.


  7. Football! Set the bar on expectations: How many games will Dolphins...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    I'll be out of the newspaper , mostly away from this blog and also off the LeBatard Show air until returning the week of August 8. However I'll still be active on social media while away, so join us on Twitter @gregcote . Also Facebook, Instagram , Vine , "Dear Bernie Sanders supporters: Welcome to adult politics.


  8. Hurricanes extend coach Peters through 2018-19 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    The Carolina Hurricanes have signed head coach Bill Peters to a contract extension through the 2018-19 season, the team announced Wednesday. "Bill is a talented, young coach in the National Hockey League," said Hurricanes executive vice president and general manager Ron Francis in a release.


  9. Me and The Flames: A Passion Sparked by Mike VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Matchsticks & Gasoline

    I grew up in Saskatchewan, where it was winter pretty much half of the year. It wasn't like the mild Alberta winters I am being spoiled with now either.


  10. Carolina Hurricanes sign Bill Peters to two-year contract extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Canes Country

    With most of the team's free agents now under contract for next season, Carolina Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis turned his attention Wednesday to extending the contract of the man behind the bench. The team announced Wednesday morning that coach Bill Peters has signed a two-year contract extension that keeps Peters in Raleigh through the 2018-19 season.


  11. Wednesday's Dump & Chase: FlowRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | On the Forecheck

    The Nashville Predators may have acquired a larger than life personality with P.K. Subban , but this team was not lacking character before. Cooking, tandem bike rides, Ryan Johansen kissing everything.


  12. Local gymnasts compete nationallyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Lincoln Times-News

    Recently, two of her students, Trinity Fryer and Avery Caruso, made it all the way to the AAU national finals at the ESPN Center in Orlando, Florida. Jones is quick to point out, however, that advancing to the nationals did not come without a lot of hard work and dedication.


  13. Women's Hockey Wednesday: Deadlines loomRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Pension Plan Puppets

    OCTOBER 15: Hilary Knight, Kelsey DiClaudio and Julie Chu attend the WomenA's Sports FoundationA's 35th Annual Salute to Women In Sports awards, a celebration and a fundraiser to ensure more girls and women have access to sports at Cipriani Wall Street on October 15, 2014 in New York City. - Mike Coppola/Getty Images Female American sledge hockey players gear up for Team USA tryouts, NWHL free agency ends Sunday and CWHL draft registration ends Monday Photo Essay: Live from the Beantown Classic An inside look at the Beantown Classic.


  14. Christina's going to the Olympics: Hard work pays off for Morristown High gradRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Morristown Green

    As usual in Oregon, it was raining. But the weather did not disturb her. After all, she was to say, she was from New Jersey, where weather comes in all kinds.


  15. Minnesota Wild: Coyle and Granlund Much Better on the WingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Gone Puck Wild

    It became very apparent last season that the Minnesota Wild were better off playing two of their regular centers on the wing as their outputs skyrocketed. Mikael Granlund and Charile Coyle should have the chance to play the wing again this season, and expectations are there for career years for both young players.


  16. Florida Panthers: A Quick Look At The New Draft PicksRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Rat Trick

    The NHL Draft is a make or break time for many GMs in the league. While Florida historically has had high number picks in the draft that gave us the like of Aaron Ekblad , Lawson Crouse , Aleksander Barkov , Erik Gudbranson , and Jonathan Huberdeau this year was different.


  17. Introducing The Passionate Analyst, Evan SchleiferRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Double G Sports

    Every sports fan has a story about their first encounter with the games they love. From first trips to the stadium as a kid, to growing up with sports on the TV, sports fans usually develop curiosities early on in life, to say the least.


  18. New ambassadors for Wiltshire Air AmbulanceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

    WILTSHIRE Olympic medallist Shelley Rudman and teenage Para-cyclist champion Lauren Booth have become charity ambassadors for Wiltshire Air Ambulance . They have also been joined by broadcaster Alan Dedicoat - best recognised as the Voice of the Balls on the National Lottery and for his voiceovers on Strictly Come Dancing.


  19. Sports bucket list: PA sites every fan must visitRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Information: To some its the former home of the Hershey Bears. But the "Old Barn'' will be remembered in history as the site where Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points in a single basketball game for the Philadelphia Warriors.


  20. Penn State Hockey's Matt Mendelson To Compete In 2017 Macabbi GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Onward State

    Next summer, men's hockey forward Matt Mendelson will board a plane to Israel with a different set of teammates, new faces save for a goalie he met in juniors and a coach who once recruited him. He's going somewhere he has never been to do something only one other Nittany Lion has done.