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Olympics-Ice hockey players hustle to Beijing after NHL pullout

Jan 17 2022

Brian O'Neill treasured the chance to represent the United States at the 2018 Winter Games but the 33-year-old Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) forward never thought he would be back in his country's uniform for the Beijing Olympics this year.

NFL-Twice Super Bowl champion Manning finds freedom off the football field

Jan 15 2022

NEW YORK Twice Super Bowl champion Eli Manning is an expert at silencing critics from gridiron to the stands of his third-grade daughter's basketball game.

Baseball-Pioneer Balkovec ready to shake up the minors

Jan 12 2022

NEW YORK To understand why Rachel Balkovec matters, you need one thing -- "A pulse".

Basketball-'Battle-tested' Brondello ready to take Liberty to next level

Jan 07 2022

NEW YORK (Reuters) -The New York Liberty's "battle-tested" new head coach Sandy Brondello will bring vital experience to a young roster hungry for a title, the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) franchise said Friday.

NFL-Hall of Famer Montana lets guard down with first-ever documentary

Jan 04 2022

National Football League (NFL) Hall of Famer Joe Montana has avoided the documentary spotlight for decades but is letting his guard down this week, as a new series on the quarterback's life and career debuts. | Video

Olympics-As NHL players reel, countries begin hectic work of building rosters

Dec 23 2021

NEW YORK National Hockey League (NHL) players said on Thursday that they were disappointed at not having the chance to compete in the Beijing Olympic Games, as national governing bodies prepared the hectic work of filling out their Olympic rosters.

Olympics-NHL bombshell unlikely to prompt further withdrawals from Beijing -Ruggiero

Dec 22 2021

Four-time Olympian and former International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Angela Ruggiero said the National Hockey League's (NHL) pullout from the Beijing Winter Games is unlikely to prompt widespread withdrawals among other athletes.

NFL-League updates COVID-19 protocols as cases surge

Dec 16 2021

NEW YORK (Reuters) -The National Football League (NFL) updated its COVID-19 protocols on Thursday amid a surge of new cases, requiring masks regardless of vaccination status, eliminating in-person meals and barring outside visitors while teams are traveling.

Sport-Athletes, teams and leagues confront abuse and bullying

Dec 14 2021

NEW YORK Painful revelations of abuse and misconduct rocked the world of sport in 2021 as athletes from all levels of competition across the globe demanded greater accountability of trainers, coaches and the governing bodies that oversee them.

NFL-League rattled by COVID cases, mandates booster for staff

Dec 13 2021

The National Football League (NFL) sent a memo to teams on Monday requiring their staff members to receive a vaccine booster amid a COVID-19 outbreak that saw 36 players test positive.

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