Olympic games

File-This Aug. 1, 2017, file photo shows U,S, Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun speaking about the Team USA WinterFest for the upcoming 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games at Yongsan Garrison, a U.S. military base in Seoul, South Korea. While a growing number of American athletes and Olympic leaders are calling for Russia's ouster from the upcoming games, executives at the U.S. Olympic Committee insist they must wait for the results of investigations that will determine the country's status. "This has taken a long time to get sorted out, and we're very anxious to see the outcome," Blackmun said Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. "Until they come out with their findings, it's premature to prejudge the outcome. But obviously, if things are as they appear ... there have to be consequences." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
September 25, 2017 - 4:45 pm
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — While a growing number of American athletes and Olympic leaders are calling for Russia's ouster from the upcoming games, executives at the U.S. Olympic Committee insist they must wait for the results of doping investigations that will determine the country's status. "This has...
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The Vancouver Canucks' Brandon Sutter, left, takes a shot on goal past the Los Angeles Kings' Derek Forbort during the first period of an NHL China exhibition game at the Cadillac Arena in Beijing, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
September 23, 2017 - 11:53 am
BEIJING (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in a shootout to win both of the NHL's first preseason games in China. Saturday's game in Beijing caps a push by the National Hockey League to popularize the sport in China ahead of the country's hosting of the 2022 Winter Olympics...
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September 23, 2017 - 4:00 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Sept. 24 1950 — Philadelphia's Russ Craft has four interceptions to lead the Eagles in a 45-7 rout of the Chicago Cardinals. Chicago quarterback Jim Hardy sets an NFL record by throwing eight interceptions. 1953 — Rocky Marciano knocks out Rolando La Starza in the 11th...
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September 23, 2017 - 2:15 am
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September 22, 2017 - 2:39 pm
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September 21, 2017 - 5:14 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — General manager Jim Johannson ruled out the possibility of the U.S. men's hockey team having NHL draft-eligible prospects competing at the Winter Olympics in February. Johannson told The Associated Press on Thursday he doesn't view anyone from the 18-and-younger pool of...
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Players of the Los Angeles Kings, and the Vancouver Canucks fight for the puck during the NHL China preseason hockey game at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China, Thursday, Sept. 21 , 2017. (AP Photo)
September 21, 2017 - 3:52 pm
SHANGHAI (AP) — A golden dragon was held aloft on poles by skaters. Kobe Bryant appeared on video. NHL mascots gave the crowd a primer on what this odd game is all about. NHL preseason hockey made its debut in China — a 5-2 victory by the Los Angeles Kings over the Vancouver Canucks — in a step by...
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 photo, the Vancouver Canucks newly signed player Sun Zehao watches the Vancouver Canucks' players practice at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China. The National Hockey League is looking to build its visibility in China. It will hold its first two preseason games in the nation of 1.2 billion people this week, with the Vancouver Canucks and Los Angeles Kings facing each other in Shanghai and Beijing. (AP Photo)
September 21, 2017 - 10:12 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — As the Vancouver Canucks held their first practice in Shanghai before their exhibition game with the Los Angeles Kings, a dense fog settled over the ice. The humidity in the arena was high and the players could barely see the puck. Large dehumidifiers were rolled in and the mist...
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2016, file photo United States swimmer Michael Phelps encourages his teammates in the final of the men's 4x100-meter freestyle relay during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Phelps says he has "no desire" to return to competitive swimming, but he's eager to stay involved with the sport and cheer on those who follow in his enormous wake. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
September 19, 2017 - 6:32 pm
Michael Phelps wondered if watching others compete at the world championships would pique his desire for another comeback. Nope. Phelps said Tuesday he has "no desire" to return to competitive swimming, but he is eager to stay involved with the sport and cheer on those who follow in his enormous...
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September 17, 2017 - 9:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Washington Redskins ran and ran and ran some more. They did let Kirk Cousins throw the ball some, and he came through with an 11-yard touchdown pass to Ryan Grant with 1:49 to play to give the Redskins a 27-20 victory Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams and rookie head coach...
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