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FILE - In this March 2, 2017, file photo, Mike Tirico attends the NBC Universal mid-season press day at the Four Seasons in New York. NBC Sports will use Tirico as the host of its inaugural Indianapolis 500 coverage in May, network executives announced Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
February 15, 2019 - 12:28 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — NBC Sports announced Friday that Mike Tirico will anchor the network's inaugural Indianapolis 500 coverage on May 26, giving him his first glimpse at the largest single-day crowd to attend a sporting event anywhere in the world. "I am thrilled to join our team as we cover one...
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February 14, 2019 - 9:24 am
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A discrimination and retaliation award is growing for a former women's hockey coach who sued the University of Minnesota Duluth. A federal judge granted a motion Wednesday to award Shannon Miller an additional $460,000 in pay and future benefits. That brings the total award to...
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Buffalo Sabres goalie Carter Hutton (40) makes a glove-save during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Winnipeg Jets, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
February 13, 2019 - 10:38 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — NHL goaltenders prepare for the unpredictable, ready for pucks deflecting off sticks, bodies, feet or a divot in the ice, past all the gear designed to help defend their net. The freaky, fluky or simply weird goals can be laughed off by goalies who know sometimes the puck...
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February 11, 2019 - 5:36 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Crews investigating a gas leak near the Columbus Blue Jackets downtown arena that caused the hockey team to cancel its practice say the area is safe. Reports of people smelling gas in the area on Monday forced people in several buildings to evacuate, including Blue Jackets'...
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February 11, 2019 - 2:29 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets' arena and some nearby buildings have been evacuated as a precaution after reports of a possible gas leak in an entertainment district in Ohio's capital city. The Columbus Fire Department and Columbia Gas of Ohio were at the site Monday. Columbus Fire...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, file photo, Manuel Oliver, whose son Joaquin was a victim in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, reacts to the words of Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., during the House Judiciary Committee hearing on gun violence, at Capitol Hill in Washington. Joaquin Oliver was buried in the jersey of his favorite player, Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade. A year after the shooting, the hearts of sports stars like Wade and Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo remain heavy. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
February 11, 2019 - 2:14 am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Manuel Oliver has not seen a Miami Heat game in almost a year. Truth be told, he never was the biggest basketball fan in the first place. He watched a lot of games, was even coaching a team at this time last year, and did all that because of the joy his son got from the sport...
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FILE - In a Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 file photo, Anaheim Ducks coach Randy Carlyle, center, watches during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues, in Anaheim, Calif. The Anaheim Ducks have fired coach Randy Carlyle amid a seven-game losing streak. The Ducks announced Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 that general manager Bob Murray would take over as interim coach for the remainder of the regular season. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
February 10, 2019 - 7:29 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Anaheim Ducks general manager Bob Murray tried to give Randy Carlyle as much time as possible to turn things around. But a seven-game losing streak and freefall into last place in the Western Conference showed Murray that a turnaround wasn't coming soon. Murray announced that...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 6, 2018 file photo, P.K. Subban, left, and Lindsey Vonn arrive at the CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Arena, in Nashville, Tenn. Of all the people flying in to attend Lindsey Vonn’s final race _ her dad and other family members, U.S. Ski Team top brass and maybe even legendary Swedish skier Ingemar Stenmark _ one very significant other will be missing. P.K. Subban, Vonn’s boyfriend and a defenseman for the NHL’s Nashville Predators, has a game to play in Tennessee on Sunday hours after Vonn bids skiing goodbye in the downhill at the world championships in Sweden. “I would've liked to be there for that and celebrate with her,” Subban told The Associated Press. “I've got to do the best I can to support her from afar." (AP Photo/Al Wagner, File)
February 08, 2019 - 11:49 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Of all the people flying in to attend Lindsey Vonn's final race — her dad and two siblings, U.S. Ski Team top brass and even Swedish great Ingemar Stenmark — one very significant other will be missing. P.K. Subban, Vonn's boyfriend and a defenseman for the NHL's Nashville...
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Columbus Blue Jackets' Josh Anderson (77) and Artemi Panarin (9) celebrate Anderson's goal as Winnipeg Jets' Tyler Myers (57) skates by during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 06, 2019 - 2:43 pm
When the Maple Leafs sent a first-round pick and two prospects to the Kings for Jake Muzzin, it didn't exactly open the flood gates a month before the trade deadline. That's because the standings are slowing everything down. With less than three weeks until the Feb. 25 deadline, there are eight...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2018, file photo, Country music star Keith Urban performs at the 52nd annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Urban will perform at the NHL’s Stadium Series outdoor game in Philadelphia between the Penguins and Flyers on Feb. 23. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
February 06, 2019 - 1:47 pm
Keith Urban will perform at the NHL's Stadium Series outdoor game in Philadelphia between the Penguins and Flyers on Feb. 23. The league announced Wednesday that the country music star would perform during the first intermission. Urban is the latest high-profile music act to play an NHL event,...
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