- Several women's players spurn worlds inquiry from USA Hockey
As sports organizations and notable hockey figures express support of the U.S. women's team, several players say they rejected overtures from USA Hockey to serve as replacements for the upcoming world championships.
- Narrow trail is the path to glory at US Alpine Championships
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — To the casual skier, Sugarloaf's storied Narrow Gauge Trail doesn't seem so cramped or crazy. But that changes when it's prepared for competition and skiers are reaching highway speeds.
- Today in History
Today in History
- Bettman: Concessions needed for NHL to go to Olympics
CHICAGO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee and hockey's governing body will have to make concessions before the NHL sends the world's best players to the Winter Games in South Korea next year, commissioner Gary Bettman said on Friday.
- US star Lloyd quick to make her mark at Manchester City
HJORRING, Denmark (AP) — U.S. captain Carli Lloyd did not need long to make an impact in the Women's Champions League with Manchester City.
- Avalanche, Senators to play 2 regular-season games in Sweden
The Colorado Avalanche and Ottawa Senators will play two games in Sweden next season, the NHL's first regular-season games in Europe since 2011.
- Only way to fly: Caldwell will win or lose with triples
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — As a teenager, Ashley Caldwell never had problems hanging with the boys when it came to doing the biggest flips off the aerials ramp. Now in her 20s, she sees no reason for that to change.
- Oshie beats Bobrovsky in shootout as Caps beat Blue Jackets
WASHINGTON (AP) — T.J. Sochi was back for one night only.
- USA Hockey begins contacting potential women's replacements
USA Hockey is beginning to reach out to potential replacement players in case the women's national team boycotts the upcoming world championships over an ongoing wage dispute.
- NHL asked for decision on Olympics by end of April
The NHL may be nearing a deadline to decide whether to allow the world's best hockey players to participate in the Winter Olympics next year in South Korea.
- On cutting edge of custom skates, is Ovechkin a trendsetter?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin is the first NHL player to lace up custom-painted skates, though in a sport that discourages freedom of expression he may not turn out to be much of a trendsetter.
- The Latest: Dozens of French teenagers return to homeland
LONDON (AP) — The latest on the attack outside Britain's Parliament (all times local):
- Kristi Yamaguchi tweets 'break a leg' to Nancy Kerrigan
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A good luck tweet from Kristi Yamaguchi to former Olympic figure skating teammate Nancy Kerrigan is drawing online attention.
- Italian boxers describe 'truly horrible' London attack
LONDON (AP) — Italian Olympic boxer Vincenzo Mangiacapre demonstrated Thursday how an unidentified attacker killed a policeman on the grounds of Parliament in front of the shocked members of his boxing team.
- Manfred: WBC tournament had major success, has bright future
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even before the United States took the field to face Puerto Rico for the World Baseball Classic championship on Wednesday night, Rob Manfred was confident in declaring this sometimes troubled tournament to be a smashing success.