Hockey

FILE - In this March 30, 2016, file photo, Tony Granato speaks at a press conference where he was introduced as the new head coach for the University of Wisconsin men's hockey team, in Madison, Wisc. A person familiar with the decision says Tony Granato will coach the United States men’s hockey team at the 2018 Olympics. The person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the coaching staff has not been announced. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, Amber Arnold, File)
August 04, 2017 - 9:55 am
A person familiar with the decision says Tony Granato will coach the U.S. men's hockey team at the 2018 Olympics, the first Winter Games without NHL players since 1994. Chris Chelios and Scott Young will be among his assistants. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2016, file photo, Nashville Predators forward Mike Fisher is honored for his 1,000th NHL hockey game before the first period of a game against the Los Angeles Kings, in Nashville, Tenn. With Fisher is his wife, singer Carrie Underwood, and their son, Isaiah. Mike Fisher has announced his retirement, a move that means the defending Stanley Cup finalists must select a new captain. Fisher, 37, said in a letter to Predators fans that "this is the hardest decision that I've ever had to make, but I know I've made the right one."(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
August 03, 2017 - 9:21 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville Predators forward Mike Fisher has announced his retirement, a move that means the defending Stanley Cup finalists must select a new captain. The 37-year-old Fisher said in a letter to Predators fans that "this is the hardest decision that I've ever had to make, but...
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Sean Burke, who will serve as general manager of Team Canada in 2017-18, announces former Vancouver Canucks head coach Willie Desjardins will be Team Canada's head coach at a news conference in Calgary, Alberta, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (The Canadian Press/Jeff McIntosh via AP)
July 25, 2017 - 5:29 pm
Canada has taken the first steps toward trying to win a third consecutive Olympic gold medal, only this time without NHL players. Hockey Canada on Tuesday named Sean Burke as its general manager and Willie Desjardins as its coach for the 2018 Olympics, the first that will be played without NHL...
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FILE - In this Friday, April 26, 2013 file photo, former Washington Senators broadcaster Bob Wolff waves to the crowd during a pre-game ceremony to honor him, before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the Cincinnati Reds at Nationals Park in Washington. Bob Wolff, the only sportscaster to call play-by-play of championships in all four major North American professional team sports, has died, Saturday, July 15, 2017. He was 96. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 16, 2017 - 10:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Wolff, the only sportscaster to call play-by-play of championships in all four major North American professional team sports, has died. He was 96. Son Rick Wolff said his father died peacefully Saturday night at his Nyack home. Wolff broadcast the NFL's championship game, World...
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July 16, 2017 - 9:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Wolff, the only sportscaster to call play-by-play of championships in all four major North American professional team sports, has died. He was 96. Son Rick Wolff said his father died peacefully Saturday night at his Nyack home. Wolff broadcast the NFL's championship game, World...
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NBA basketball player Russell Westbrook, of the Oklahoma City Thunder, arrives at the ESPYS at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
July 12, 2017 - 11:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Russell Westbrook won best male athlete at The ESPYS, while Olympic gymnast Simone Biles earned best female athlete honors Wednesday night. The 25th annual show honoring the past year's top athletes and sports moments was hosted by Peyton Manning, who humorously mocked his...
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NBA basketball player Russell Westbrook, of the Oklahoma City Thunder, arrives at the ESPYS at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
July 12, 2017 - 11:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Russell Westbrook won best male athlete at The ESPYS, while Olympic gymnast Simone Biles earned best female athlete honors Wednesday night. The 25th annual show honoring the past year's top athletes and sports moments was hosted by Peyton Manning, who humorously mocked his...
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FILE - In this Feb 12, 2010 file photo, North Korea's Song Chol Ri carries the flag during the opening ceremony for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. Seven months ahead of the Pyeongchang Olympics, many in South Korea, including new liberal President Moon Jae-in, hope to use the Games as a venue to promote peace with rival North Korea. To do so, the North’s participation is essential, but an ongoing nuclear tension and a lack of winter sports athletes in North Korea could ruin the attempts at reconciliation. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
July 08, 2017 - 11:45 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tears and hugs after North and South Korean women won the 1991 team table tennis world championships. A standing ovation when athletes from the two Koreas marched together to open the 2000 Sydney Olympics. A selfie taken by a South Korean gymnast with her North Korean...
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FILE - In this Feb 12, 2010 file photo, North Korea's Song Chol Ri carries the flag during the opening ceremony for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. Seven months ahead of the Pyeongchang Olympics, many in South Korea, including new liberal President Moon Jae-in, hope to use the Games as a venue to promote peace with rival North Korea. To do so, the North’s participation is essential, but an ongoing nuclear tension and a lack of winter sports athletes in North Korea could ruin the attempts at reconciliation. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
July 08, 2017 - 9:40 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tears and hugs after North and South Korean women won the 1991 team table tennis world championships. A standing ovation when athletes from the two Koreas marched together to open the 2000 Sydney Olympics. A selfie taken by a South Korean gymnast with her North Korean...
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July 08, 2017 - 8:31 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tears and hugs after North and South Korean women won the 1991 team table tennis world championships. A standing ovation when athletes from the two Koreas marched together to open the 2000 Sydney Olympics. A selfie taken by a South Korean gymnast with her North Korean...
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