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A Body Blow the Winter Olympics Didn’t Need – New York Times

Thursday, April 06, 2017

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US Women’s Soccer Team and US Soccer Ratify New Labor Agreement – New York Times

Thursday, April 06, 2017

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Russian Federation wants players back in KHL for 2018 Winter Olympics – USA TODAY

Thursday, April 06, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share The NHL made it official that its players will not be allowed to participate in the 2018 Olympics in South Korea. USA TODAY Sports Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin has 33 goals and 67 points this season.(Photo: John E. Sokolowski, USA TODAY Sports) Russia hopes the lure of playing in the Olympics draws some players back home to the Kontinental Hockey League. The Russian Hockey…

Chicago, we dub thee: First City of Hockey – Chicago Tribune

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Detroit calls itself Hockeytown. Minnesota dubs itself the State of Hockey. What does that make Chicago, which this year is host to the Frozen Four, NHL draft and — possibly — another Stanley Cup Final? Chicago, we dub thee: First City of Hockey. “Chicago is a place where hockey matters,” NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said. “It is a hockey city. Whether it’s what the Cubs accomplished or the passion people…

Spanish soccer coach, players arrested after 12-0 loss to Barcelona’s third-tier squad – Washington Post

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Eldense’s on-loan player from Valencia, Mike Wayne Fernandez Greenwood, is escorted by two policemen upon his arrival to a court in Elda, Spain, to testify amid match-fixing allegations. (Manuel Lorenzo/EPA) That Barcelona’s lower-tier squad beat its latest opponent isn’t a surprise. That the B squad did it by a margin of 12-0, though? That piqued the interest of Spanish investigators, who arrested five people from losing side Eldense, including head…

Newcomb to add baseball team for 2018 season – Farmington Daily Times

Thursday, April 06, 2017

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Rained Out While Trailing 10-1, Florida Baseball Decides Not To Reschedule To Avoid Loss – Deadspin

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Photo Credit: Nati Harnik/AP Images Florida, the seventh-ranked team in the nation, hosted Stetson, a team that entered the game 13-17 overall, Tuesday night, playing four full innings that can only be described as an ass-beating by the visiting team. Advertisement The Hatters batted around in the second inning, had five doubles by the third, and entered the top of the fifth up 10-1—despite its ineptitude at the plate all…

A Body Blow the Winter Olympics Didn’t Need – New York Times

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

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Making sense of the NHL-Olympics standoff, where there are no … – FOXSports.com

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

So, is it worth it for the NHL to give up more ground to the IOC? Well, that depends who you ask. A significant number of owners are clearly against Olympic participation, and it’s not that hard to understand why. Owning a team is a business, and it’s never in a business’s best interest to assume risk in loaning out its most important employees for little to no financial compensation in…

Finland into women’s hockey world semis; Germany advances to face US – ESPN

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

PLYMOUTH, Mich. — Finland goalie Noora Raty finally enjoyed a bit of a breather. After facing a barrage of shots against Canada and the United States, Raty had to make only 16 saves Tuesday in a 4-0 victory over Sweden that lifted Finland into the semifinals of the women’s hockey world championship. “I was telling girls thanks for giving me kind of a day off here,” Raty said. “My teammates…

Harvard’s Seniors Have One Final Goal: A Hockey Title – New York Times

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

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US Soccer, women’s national team ratify new CBA – ESPN

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Members of the U.S. women’s national team and U.S. Soccer ratified a new collective bargaining agreement, both sides announced Wednesday. The new deal is expected to cover a five-year period that includes both the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France and the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. “I am incredibly proud of this team and the commitment we have shown through this entire process,” said national team midfielder Megan Rapinoe….

Video Gaming Becomes a Scholarship Sport at University of Utah – Bloomberg

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

The University of Utah will become the first big-time sports school to offer scholarships for competitive video gaming, so far the most high-profile entry into collegiate esports. Backed by the Salt Lake City school’s video game development program, Utah’s first varsity esports team will play Riot Games’ popular League of Legends and compete in Riot’s collegiate league. More teams in other games will be announced this year. Utah is the…

NHL’s Olympics Stance Leaves Players Cold – New York Times

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

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8-year-old with heart defect joins youth baseball team – ABC News

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

All Rebekah Jones wanted was a few hand-me-down baseball uniforms for her son Daniel to wear. So the Fort Worth, Texas, mother reached out to friends and family via social media to ask whether anyone had any jerseys that might fit the 8-year-old Texas Rangers fan. Daniel was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, which means that half of his heart is functioning. Mother of 4 gets lifesaving heart transplant…

NHL’s Olympics Stance Leaves Players Cold – New York Times

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

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8-year-old with heart defect joins youth baseball team – ABC News – ABC News

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

All Rebekah Jones wanted was a few hand-me-down baseball uniforms for her son Daniel to wear. So the Fort Worth, Texas, mother reached out to friends and family via social media to ask whether anyone had any jerseys that might fit the 8-year-old Texas Rangers fan. Daniel was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, which means that half of his heart is functioning. Mother of 4 gets lifesaving heart transplant…

Players not happy, some thinking of still going to the Winter Olympics in South Korea – ESPN

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Big Question: What do you think of the NHL’s decision to not go to the Olympics? Erik Karlsson, Ottawa Senators: “Crap. Pretty much. I don’t understand the decision. We have no say in the matter; it’s very unfortunate for the game of hockey around the world that they’re going to do this to the sport. I think it’s going to hurt a…

NASCAR mailbag: Thoughts on stage racing, plus more after Martinsville – FOXSports.com

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

When will NASCAR get away from setting the lineup based on points if practice is completed? Why not use those times? — Clay Great question, Clay. NASCAR used to set the field by practice speeds if qualifying got rained out. But here’s the problem: Teams are smart. They know when rain is coming. So what was happening is that when teams expected qualifying to be rained out, they’d turn…

NASCAR should take note of political climate – Independent Tribune

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

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