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Hockey is having its MeToo moment - but should ‘bullying' old-school NHL coaches be judged by today's softer standards?

Hockey is having its MeToo moment - but should ‘bullying' old-school NHL coaches be judged by today's softer standards?

10 hours ago   |   RT

Racism towards your charges is never acceptable, but is the NHL really an unreformed old boy's club, and should all suddenly-surfacing accusations be taken at face...
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Olympic champion skater Zagitova skips season to find drive

Olympic champion skater Zagitova skips season to find drive

17 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

MOSCOW - The Olympic figure skating champion Alina Zagitova is skipping the rest of this season to find her motivation again.
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'An offensive cliché': Critics slam journalist using sex for tips in new Eastwood drama

1 day ago   |   NBC News

Clint Eastwood's docudrama about the 1996 Olympics bombing depicts Kathy Scruggs as sleeping with an FBI agent to get tips - which those who knew her adamantly deny ever happened.
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Capital Region Gives: Special Olympics NY launches workforce development program in Albany

1 day ago   |   Times Union

Special Olympics New York is expanding its leadership program for athletes by adding a workforce development component this spring. The organization is partnering with New York...
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Olympics-Original Olympic manifesto set to fetch as much as $1 million at auction

1 day ago   |   National Post

NEW YORK - As athletes around the globe prepare to go for gold in Tokyo next year, a 127-year-old artifact that outlines the very foundation of the modern Olympic Games is set...
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Olivia Wilde says she doesn't believe her character in 'Richard Jewell' traded sex for news tips, in response to recent backlash

Olivia Wilde says she doesn't believe her character in 'Richard Jewell' traded sex for news tips, in response to recent backlash

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Actress Olivia Wilde took to Twitter to defend her character Kathy Scruggs' actions in the upcoming film " Richard Jewell ." "Contrary to a swath of recent headlines, I do not...
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Doping-Russian track and field athletes could be at 2020 Olympics as neutrals - federation

1 day ago   |   National Post

MOSCOW - Russian track and field athletes could be cleared to compete at next year's Tokyo Olympics as neutrals despite the federation's ongoing suspension, its acting chief...
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Tokyo being billed as 'Recovery Olympics' - but not for all

Tokyo being billed as 'Recovery Olympics' - but not for all

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

FUTABA, Japan - The torch relay for the Tokyo Olympics will kick off in Fukushima, the northern prefecture devastated almost nine years ago by an earthquake, tsunami and the...
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AP Interview: WADA lawyer defends no blanket ban on Russians

AP Interview: WADA lawyer defends no blanket ban on Russians

2 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LONDON - Expelling all Russians from the Olympics would have been disproportionate and risked being overturned in court, according to the lawyer facing mounting criticism for...
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3Ball Nebraska looking to qualify for 2020 Olympics

3Ball Nebraska looking to qualify for 2020 Olympics

2 days ago   |   KETV

Three-on-three basketball will be featured at the Olympics for the first time in history next year.
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McCormack's 28 points help No. 2 KU rout Kansas City 98-57

McCormack's 28 points help No. 2 KU rout Kansas City 98-57

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - David McCormack scored a career-high 28 points, Devon Dotson added 18 and second-ranked Kansas overwhelmed Kansas City 98-57 on Saturday night in its annual... Read more ...

Florida State RB Akers to enter draft, won't play in bowl

Florida State RB Akers to enter draft, won't play in bowl

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Junior running back Cam Akers of Florida State will enter the 2020 NFL draft and won't play in the Seminoles' Sun Bowl game on Dec. 31 against Arizona State. Read more ...

Ducks beat Rangers in shootout after Lindholm ties it late

Ducks beat Rangers in shootout after Lindholm ties it late

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Jakob Silfverberg and Ondrej Kase scored in the shootout after Hampus Lindholm tied the game on the power play with 1:46 remaining in the third period and the... Read more ...

Rutgers beats No. 22 Seton Hall, Pirates star Powell injured

Rutgers beats No. 22 Seton Hall, Pirates star Powell injured

PISCATAWAY, N.J. - Seton Hall star Myles Powell sat out the second half with a head injury, and Rutgers' Ron Harper Jr. had 18 points and six rebounds to help the Scarlet... Read more ...

Duclair's hat trick sends Sens past Blue Jackets 4-3 in OT

Duclair's hat trick sends Sens past Blue Jackets 4-3 in OT

OTTAWA, Ontario - Anthony Duclair had a hat trick, including a power-play goal at 1:56 of overtime, and the Ottawa Senators topped the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 on Saturday. Read more ...

Samuels, No. 20 Villanova hold off Delaware 78-70

Samuels, No. 20 Villanova hold off Delaware 78-70

NEWARK, N.J. - Jermaine Samuels scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half and No. 20 Villanova won its season-high fourth straight game by holding off Delaware 78-70 on... Read more ...

No. 10 Oregon outlasts No. 5 Michigan 71-70 in OT

No. 10 Oregon outlasts No. 5 Michigan 71-70 in OT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Payton Pritchard scored 19 of his 23 points after halftime, and No. 10 Oregon outlasted No. 5 Michigan 71-70 in overtime Saturday. Read more ...

Carter leads Mississippi State 67-61 over Kansas State

Carter leads Mississippi State 67-61 over Kansas State

NEWARK, N.J. - Tyson Carter led four teammates in double figures with 14 points and Mississippi State beat Kansas State 67-61 on Saturday in the first game of the Never Forget... Read more ...

Leicester held 1-1 by Norwich as gap to Liverpool widens

Leicester held 1-1 by Norwich as gap to Liverpool widens

LEICESTER, England - Leicester's eight-game winning streak in the Premier League ended Saturday with a 1-1 draw against Norwich, widening the gap to leader Liverpool to 10 points. Read more ...

Chelsea's EPL slump continues with 1-0 loss to Bournemouth

Chelsea's EPL slump continues with 1-0 loss to Bournemouth

LONDON - Dan Gosling's late goal gave Bournemouth a 1-0 win at Chelsea on Saturday as Frank Lampard's team fell to its fourth loss in five Premier League matches. Read more ...