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Finland's Bronze: A Hockey Legend Bows Out in Sochi

(0) Comments | Posted February 22, 2014 | 4:42 PM

Immediately after the clock ran down in the third period, cementing Finland's bronze-medal victory over the U.S., Teemu Selanne found himself in familiar territory. The Finnish Flash was back on the world's largest stage and flourishing on the expanded dimensions of international ice. Hanging from his neck, the weight of...

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Nazem Kadri Hits Niklas Backstrom During Maple Leafs-Wild Game (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted November 14, 2013 | 2:22 PM

Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri is the latest player to earn himself a hearing with NHL disciplinarian Brian Shanahan and the Department of Player Safety after a nasty collision that left left Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom flat on his back on Wednesday night.

Early in the first period, Kadri...

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Radko Gudas Goal Waived Off During Canadiens-Lightning Game (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted November 13, 2013 | 1:14 PM

In one quick flash, defenseman Radko Gudas extended Tampa Bay's lead to two goals during the second period of a game against the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night. At least that's how it seemed before NHL officials decided to wave it off with a questionable call.

To the surprise of...

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John Scott Ejected: Sabres Enforcer Injures Bruins' Loui Eriksson With Late Hit, Gets Tossed (VIDEO)

(14) Comments | Posted October 24, 2013 | 12:11 PM

Hulking Buffalo Sabres enforcer John Scott was assessed a game misconduct and subsequently ejected for delivering a vicious late hit on Bruins forward Loui Eriksson on Wednesday during the third period.

Scott, a 6'8" 260-pound defenseman, appeared to strike Eriksson in the jaw with an elbow after...

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Pirates 2013 Season: 12 Memorable Highlights From Pittsburgh's 1st Winning Season In 21 Years (VIDEOS)

(2) Comments | Posted October 10, 2013 | 10:08 PM

After a historic season for Pittsburgh, the Pirates didn't have an answer for Adam Wainwright on Wednesday night in Game 5 of the ALDS. But don't be so quick to lower the Jolly Roger just yet.

Check out these 12 memorable moments that helped lift the city to...

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NHL Rookies To Watch: Seth Jones, Nathan MacKinnon Among This Year's Top Newcomers (PHOTOS)

(5) Comments | Posted October 9, 2013 | 5:45 PM

The NHL season opened last week and presumably no one is itching to show what they can do on the ice more than 2013's class of first-year skaters.

Some rookies will be fighting for bigger roles as they move up the depth chart. Others will struggle to...

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2013 MLB Longest Home Runs: Evan Gattis, Hunter Pence Lead The League In Long Ball Distance (VIDEOS)

(14) Comments | Posted October 2, 2013 | 3:41 PM

Through the span of seven months, 20 major league sluggers have combined to produce 25 of the longest home runs recorded during the 2013 season.

Atlanta's Evan Gattis clobbered the longest home run of the regular season with a 486-foot bomb off Phillies ace Cole Hamels early...

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Aaron Rodgers' Best Performances: Packers QB Makes History With Big Win Over Redskins (PHOTOS)

(10) Comments | Posted September 17, 2013 | 10:51 AM

Aaron Rodgers made it look easy on Sunday afternoon.

The Super Bowl XLV champion tied a franchise record for passing yards against Mike Shanahan's struggling Washington team. Rodgers threw for a career-high 480 yards and amassed four touchdowns in a 38-20 win at home without a...

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Demario Richard, High School Football Recruit, Rips Lane Kiffin On Twitter (TWEETS)

(71) Comments | Posted September 13, 2013 | 11:06 AM

Demario Richard, a four-star high school running back from California, told his Twitter followers on Wednesday what would have to happen for him to just consider choosing to play football at USC.

"If Kiffin Leaves USC might have a shot at gettin me," Richard wrote. He deleted...

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Teemu Selanne Delays Retirement, Signs With Ducks For One Year (VIDEOS)

(0) Comments | Posted August 30, 2013 | 4:38 PM

After 21 seasons in the National Hockey League, Teemu Selanne will rejoin the Anaheim Ducks for one last hurrah.

The 43-year-old winger announced his decision to forego retirement for another year on Friday, putting rumors of his NHL exit to rest with...

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Victor Valdes Double Save Secures Barcelona Win Against Malaga (VIDEOS)

(2) Comments | Posted August 27, 2013 | 10:22 AM

Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes has played in just two games since the start of the La Liga season earlier this month. But it looks like the Spanish international has wasted little time getting into top form.

On Sunday, Valdes lifted FC Barcelona over Malaga thanks to a pair...

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Brian Wilson Starts For Dodgers' Affiliate, Brings Beard Along (VIDEO)

(59) Comments | Posted August 8, 2013 | 2:20 PM

The beard is back in action.

After making just two appearances since the 2011 season, former San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson took the mound for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery in 2012. Only this time he was dressed in the colors of an old...

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Jerry Seinfeld Talks Mets Fans: Comedian 'Embarrassed' By All-Star Game Crowd At Citi Field

(47) Comments | Posted July 19, 2013 | 3:01 PM

Jerry Seinfeld's feelings for New York Mets fans are real, and he thinks some may be less than spectacular.

The legendary comedian and avid Mets fan had a bone to pick with fans that attended the MLB All-Star Game at Citi Field earlier this week.

Seinfeld, an...

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Derek Jeter's 3,000 Hits Anniversary: Looking Back On July 9, 2011

(1) Comments | Posted July 9, 2013 | 2:19 PM

Milestones are funny things. In sports, we take these numbers that otherwise mean nothing and turn them into something grandiose. In any other context, they're essentially meaningless. Taken out of a major league ballpark, 61 home runs is nothing more than an enormous waste of time. But as fans, we're...

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Eric Lindros, Pat LaFontaine Among NHL All-Stars That Never Won The Stanley Cup (PHOTOS)

(15) Comments | Posted June 20, 2013 | 9:25 AM

While hundreds of NHL players have hoisted the Stanley Cup high above their head, some of the game's most decorated superstars have never won a single championship.

Hall of Fame forward Mike Gartner spent 20 years playing professional hockey, splitting the majority of his playing career with the Washington...

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Presidents' Trophy Curse: Blackhawks Look To Win Stanley Cup After Clinching Most Points (PHOTOS)

(10) Comments | Posted June 15, 2013 | 1:41 PM

Each year the Presidents' Trophy is awarded to the team that accumulates the highest amount of points in the National Hockey League. But instead of being met with excitement and positivity, many times this award can be seen by some as the precursor to an epic meltdown.

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Longest Stanley Cup Final Games: Blackhawks, Bruins Among Most Lengthy Matches In NHL History (VIDEOS)

(4) Comments | Posted June 13, 2013 | 2:07 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins might force the National Hockey League to reinstate "History Will Be Made" as the official slogan of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. History was made in just one night of the 2013 Stanley Cup finals.

Andrew Shaw's game-winner for Chicago in...

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Nick LeGrande, 13-Year-Old Baseball Fan, Throws Out Telerobotic First Pitch At Athletics Game (VIDEO)

(2) Comments | Posted June 13, 2013 | 10:55 AM

Thirteen-year-old Nick LeGrande, a young Kansas City native battling a rare blood disease, suited up with the Oakland Athletics to toss the first pitch at O.co Coliseum on Wednesday -- from halfway across the country. With a little help from Google Fiber, the teenager successfully chucked...

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MLB Draft 2013: Cody Yount, Mike Yastrzemski, Kacy Clemens Among Draftees With All-Star Bloodlines

(2) Comments | Posted June 9, 2013 | 2:31 PM

In 1973, Robin "The Kid" Yount was selected third overall by the Milwaukee Brewers in Major League Baseball's first-year player draft. Forty years later, his nephew forged an MLB Draft memory of his own. By no small margin, Uncle Robin still holds the familial bragging rights. Cody was...

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Bruins Face Rangers At Madison Square Garden In Playoffs For First Time Since 1973

(13) Comments | Posted May 21, 2013 | 11:56 AM

It's been 40 years since the New York Rangers and the Boston Bruins have met in the postseason. On Tuesday night the Bruins will be returning to Madison Square Garden in a playoff game for the first time since April 7, 1973. Boston will enter Game...

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