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  • • Coyotes’ Hobey Baker Finalist Nathan Smith Set to Make NHL Debut
    Nathan Smith, the newest member of the Arizona Coyotes, has had quite a year. First, he represented the United States in the 2022 Olympic Games. Just this past weekend, the…...2022
  • Olympic and hockey legend Taffy Abel and his history-changing firsts
    • Olympic and hockey legend Taffy Abel and his history-changing firsts
    Indigenous hockey player Taffy Abel was the U.S. flag bearer at the first-ever Winter Olympic Games in 1924. He had to pass as white to get there....2022
  • • Seahawks' DK Metcalf to train for 2024 Olympic Games when healthy: 'It's gonna happen'
    Metcalf isn't shying away from trying his talents in the Olympics...2022
  • • Oilers Are Biggest Losers From McDavid Not Experiencing Olympics
    There is no shortage of people worse off because Connor McDavid did not compete at the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China. There’s the International Olympic Committee, which could…...2022
  • • Andres Ambuhl Becomes First Swiss Player to Play in 5 Olympic Games
    When you take a look down the Team Switzerland Olympic roster, the first thing that jumps out to you is that they are taking a lot of experience with them.…...2022
  • • Avalanche Prospect Drew Helleson Can Shine at Olympics for Team USA
    Another day, another Colorado Avalanche defensive prospect to look out for. This time, it’s Drew Helleson as he’s playing for Team USA at the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing. Drafted…...2022
  • Eric Staal named Canadian men’s hockey team captain for Olympic Games
    • Eric Staal named Canadian men’s hockey team captain for Olympic Games
    2022
  • • 2022 Olympic Men’s Hockey Team Switzerland Preview
    There are winners and losers from the lack of NHL participation at the Olympic Games, and when it comes to Team Switzerland, they are one of the winners. Switzerland are…...2022
  • • Philadelphia Flyers Winter Olympic History
    NHL players participated in five Winter Olympic Games spanning from 1998 to 2014 prior to unfortunate circumstances keeping them out of action in 2018 and 2022. During that span, 28…...2022
  • • Morning Flurries: Two All-Stars and an Olympian
    Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images A day full of interesting Colorado Avalanche related announcements The NHL is pushing ahead with the All-Star Game scheduled for Saturday, February 5th in Las Vegas. There will be notable representation from the Colorado Avalanche as Nathan MacKinnon was named Captain of the Central Division by winning the fan vote. Cale Makar was also select...2022

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  • • 2021 Free Agency Preview: Will the Blue Jackets add a veteran presence to the defense?
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images The Jackets will have one of the youngest defensive corps in the league While the potential to eventually be great is there, the Blue Jackets are set to enter next season with one of the youngest defensive units in the league. As it stands right now, here are the ages of the Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman that could see significant minutes ne...2021
  • • Morning Flurries: The Ins and Outs of the Expansion Lists
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images The countdown is officially on: the Seattle Kraken, the NHL’s 32nd team, will officially select their expansion draft players in a mere two days’ time. For some teams, the expansion draft likely won’t make much of an impact on their roster overall. But for others, the number of high-profile stars they have — and the limitations set by the leag...2021
  • • Lessons Learned After One Year of COVID-19
    CoachesHealth & SafetyParentsPlayersThe following article is part of a content partnership with TrueSport, a positive youth sports movement powered by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). TrueSport has partnered with more than 20 sport NGBs to promote a positive culture of youth sport with expert content and programming. It’s been a full year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, forcing coaches,...2021
  • • Kevin Durant in 2010 Team USA was the precursor to modern-day ‘stretch 4’
    Brooklyn Nets star forward Kevin Durant, who has been sidelined during the 2019-20 NBA season with an Achilles injury, possesses many accolades during his decade-plus distinguished playing career. Among Durant’s achievements are two gold medals at Summer Olympic Games with the U.S. men’s national team and a gold medal at the 2010 FIBA World Cup […] The post Kevin Durant in 2010 T...2020
  • • Pau Gasol more likely to play for Spain with Olympics now postponed to 2021
    Much of Pau Gasol’s legend comes from his excellence on the international stage, and now he may have a better chance of getting one final go-around. The governing bodies in charge of the Olympics in Tokyo announced Monday that the Games had officially been rescheduled for the summer of 2021. In light of the news, Spain national basketball coach Sergio Scariolo said there was now a greater likeliho...2020
  • • Gasol hopes to play in World Cup
    Spurs center Pau Gasol hopes to play for Spain in the FIBA World Cup next summer, according to a Sportando report. Gasol told the Spanish website El Dia he’ll wait until after the NBA season to make a final decision whether he’ll play for his home country as it attempts to qualify for the 2020 Olympics. “I am about to turn 39,” Gasol said. “I love playing with the national team and I would like to...2018
  • Tackling Tech: Advanced Cameras Elevate NFL Viewing Experience
    • Tackling Tech: Advanced Cameras Elevate NFL Viewing Experience
    When it comes to covering NFL games and producing magnetic highlights, broadcasters and Internet streamers have a growing array of camera options at their disposal to take fans in the stands and those watching at home to a new level of viewing. The options run the gamut from high tech to low tech cameras from Intel's 360-degree replay stadium ring of high definition cameras, pylon cams and ultra-h...2017
  • • Sammy Watkins, LeSean McCoy, Marquise Goodwin Post-Week 2 Fantasy Advice
    2016
  • • LaMarcus Aldridge Declines Invite to Play in 2016 Rio Olympics
    2016
  • • Kevin Durant Says He Will Play for Team USA at 2016 Rio Olympics
    2016

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Olympic Games lifestyle

  • • Luka Doncic Helps Slovenia Secure Their First Olympic Bid
    Luka Doncic promised to forego his offseason vacations to help Slovenia punch their ticket to Tokyo for the Olympic games. That promise was fulfilled. The Dallas Mavericks superstar led the Slovenian men’s basketball team to the Olympics for the first time ever defeating a Lithuanian team with NBA players, Domantas Sabonis, Jonas Valanciunas 96-85. The […] The post Luka Doncic Helps Slovenia...2021
  • • Lessons Learned After One Year of COVID-19
    2021
  • • Draymond Green apologized to USA Basketball teammates for arrest
    Draymond Green’s abrasive personality is both blessing and curse. But in representing our country at this year’s Summer Olympic Games in Rio, Green will have to leave it at the door, and he understands that. USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said on Monday that Green has apologized to his Olympic teammates for his arrest in Michigan earlier this month, per Ben Golliver of Sports Illustra...2016
  • • Draymond Green apologized to Olympic teammates for arrest
    Draymond Green’s abrasive personality is both blessing and curse. But in representing our country at this year’s Summer Olympic Games in Rio, Green will have to leave it at the door, and he understands that. USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said on Monday that Green has apologized to his Olympic teammates for his arrest in Michigan earlier this month, per Ben Golliver of Sports Illustra...2016

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Olympic Games trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Germany's modern pentathlon coach disqualified from Olympics for punching horse
    Germany's modern pentathlon national team coach Kim Raisner was disqualified from the Tokyo Olympic Games Saturday for punching a horse during competition.Driving the news: The International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) said in a statement the sport's governing body gave Kim Raisner a "black card" that rules her out of the remainder of the Olympics, after officials viewed video footage from Frid...2021
  • • 2021 Free Agency Preview: Will the Blue Jackets add a veteran presence to the defense?
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images The Jackets will have one of the youngest defensive corps in the league While the potential to eventually be great is there, the Blue Jackets are set to enter next season with one of the youngest defensive units in the league. As it stands right now, here are the ages of the Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman that could see significant minutes ne...2021
  • • Morning Flurries: The Ins and Outs of the Expansion Lists
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images The countdown is officially on: the Seattle Kraken, the NHL’s 32nd team, will officially select their expansion draft players in a mere two days’ time. For some teams, the expansion draft likely won’t make much of an impact on their roster overall. But for others, the number of high-profile stars they have — and the limitations set by the leag...2021
  • • LaxCon 2021: World Lacrosse and the Olympic Movement
    Team USAKorea's Jy Hyun Song in action against Italy during the 2017 women's world championship in Guildford, England. World Lacrosse now boasts 68 member nations and hosts world championships in five categories (men's senior, women's senior, men's U20, women's U20 and men's box). During this year’s US Lacrosse Convention, World Lacrosse CEO Jim Scherr provided an update on the organization and we...2021
  • • LaxCon 2021: World Lacrosse and the Olympic Movement
    During this year’s US Lacrosse Convention, World Lacrosse CEO Jim Scherr provided an update on the organization and went in-depth on the path to the Olympics. Scherr is perhaps uniquely qualified to provide this analysis, given his diversified background in the Olympic network. A wrestler who represented the United States in the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Scherr went on to serve as the executi...2021
  • • LaxCon 2021: The Small-Sided Movement
    ADMAdministratorsCoachesParentsPlayersIn an effort to keep expanding the sport of lacrosse and appealing to new participants, many leading organizations having begun thinking outside of the traditional parameters of the game.  They are learning that slightly modified versions of the sport can help remove some of the most commonly cited barriers to participation, such as cost, access, field space, ...2021
  • • Is the NHL ready to miss another season?
    Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images There is a strong sense around the league that we might not get another NHL season until the fall of 2021 As the calendar flips to December, it has become abundantly obvious that the NHL’s plan to start the season in early January is nothing more than wishful thinking—despite what commissioner Gary Bettman says. As recently as last week, Bettman...2020
  • • ‘There aren’t a lot of him out there’: Former UMass teammates share stories, thoughts on Cale Makar
    Photo by Richard T Gagnon/Getty Images He was a “coaches dream” and an “unbelievable teammate,” according to his former colleagues On the ice, the talent of Colorado Avalanche rookie defenseman Cale Makar really speaks for itself. With just half a season’s worth of NHL games under his belt, so far all signs point to Makar being an elite defenseman in this league for years to come, and he has a...2020
  • • Tackling Tech: Advanced Cameras Elevate NFL Viewing Experience
    When it comes to covering NFL games and producing magnetic highlights, broadcasters and Internet streamers have a growing array of camera options at their disposal to take fans in the stands and those watching at home to a new level of viewing. The options run the gamut from high tech to low tech cameras from Intel's 360-degree replay stadium ring of high definition cameras, pylon cams and ultra-h...2017
  • • Sammy Watkins, LeSean McCoy, Marquise Goodwin Post-Week 2 Fantasy Advice
    2016

Olympic Games stats and results

  • • Morning Flurries: Two All-Stars and an Olympian
    Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images A day full of interesting Colorado Avalanche related announcements The NHL is pushing ahead with the All-Star Game scheduled for Saturday, February 5th in Las Vegas. There will be notable representation from the Colorado Avalanche as Nathan MacKinnon was named Captain of the Central Division by winning the fan vote. Cale Makar was also select...2022
  • • U.S. women's basketball team scores 7th straight Olympic gold medal
    The U.S. women's basketball team won its seventh straight gold medal at the Olympic games on Sunday, defeating Japan by 90-75. Why it matters: The U.S. women's basketball team has raked in a total of seven gold medals and hasn't lost an Olympic game since 1992. Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeThe win also marks Sue Bird and Diana ...2021
  • • Olympics-Diving-China's Cao advances to men's 10m platform diving finals
    China's Cao Yuan advanced to the men's 10 metre platform diving finals at the 2020 Olympic Games on Saturday, as he looks to earn a seventh diving gold for his country in Tokyo. Cao, who won gold in the 10m synchronised event in London and the 3m individual in Rio, got off to a slow start in the semi-finals in Tokyo, finishing the first round in the sixth position. He finished with 513.70 points...2021
  • • ◉ Agenda for the Olympic Games 2021: results and today’s schedule
    Find out everything you need to know about day to day in Tokyo 2020. Here’s how the day for the......2021
  • • 2020 Tokyo Olympics: Baseball tournament scores, TV schedule, live stream, Team USA start times, bracket
    Breaking down everything you need to know about baseball at the Summer Olympic Games in Japan...2021
  • • U.S. Women’s Team Wins First-Ever 3×3 Gold Medal
    The 3x3 U.S. Women's Team featuring Stefanie Dolson, Allisha Gray, Kelsey Plum and Jackie Young defeated Russian Olympic Committee in the gold medal game, 18-15. Stefanie Dolson led all scorers in points (7 total points) and rebounds (9 boards).  Dolson, Gray, Plum and Young go down as the first-ever 3x3 women's team to win gold in the Olympic games. The post U.S. Women’s Team Wins First-Ever 3×3 ...2021
  • • Post Up: Team USA Loses to France in Tokyo Olympics
    Team USA lost to France 83-76 in the Tokyo Olympic Games on Sunday, ending a 25-game winning streak that dates back to ’04. NBA Champion Jrue Holiday led the U.S. with 18 points, scoring 12 points in the fourth quarter. While that effort helped give Team USA a 74-67 lead with 3:41 left in the […] The post Post Up: Team USA Loses to France in Tokyo Olympics appeared first on SLAM....2021
  • Mavericks star Luka Doncic scores 48 points in Olympic debut as Slovenia defeats Argentina
    • Mavericks star Luka Doncic scores 48 points in Olympic debut as Slovenia defeats Argentina
    Doncic's 48 points are far from normal at the Olympic Games, which rarely sees such a high individual scoring output....2021
  • • Team USA Olympic softball schedule, scores: Tokyo Olympics TV schedule, live stream, start times, standings
    Breaking down everything you need to know about softball at the Summer Olympic Games in Japan...2021
  • • Team USA Olympic softball schedule: Tokyo Olympics TV schedule, live stream, start times, group standings
    Breaking down everything you need to know about softball at the Summer Olympic Games in Japan...2021

Olympic Games parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • • Morning Flurries: The Ins and Outs of the Expansion Lists
    2021
  • • Lessons Learned After One Year of COVID-19
    2021
  • • LeBron James: ‘A lot of factors’ will play role in Olympics decision
    LeBron James unsurprisingly was among the players listed on Team USA’s initial star-studded list of finalists for the 2020 Olympics roster.  While the Los Angeles Lakers star presumably would love to represent his country again after winning gold at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games — he was not on the 2016 U.S. roster that also won gold, declining to participate after leading the Cavaliers to an NB...2020
  • • ‘There aren’t a lot of him out there’: Former UMass teammates share stories, thoughts on Cale Makar
    2020
  • • Olympic Recognition: What It Means and Why It Matters
    The lacrosse world rejoiced Nov. 30 when the International Olympic Committee granted provisional recognition to the Federation of International Lacrosse — a development that bolsters the sport’s potential to return to the Olympic Games. The following editorial by US Lacrosse CEO and FIL vice president Steve Stenersen and subsequent article appear in the upcoming edition of US Lacrosse Magazine. Do...2018
  • • Packers shareholder hilariously recreates biathlon scene
    A Green Bay Packers shareholder who is currently enamored with the 2018 Winter Olympic Games put on a bit of a show as a way to lend her support to Team USA.Wearing a classic Packers cheesehead hat, she went out into the snow with her cross-country skis and a water gun to recreate the moment when the athletes have to stop and shoot targets during their biathlon runs. We must say, not a small amoun...2018
  • • Potomak sisters hope to make Canada’s Olympic women’s hockey team a family affair
    Sarah, 19, and Amy, 18, Potomak would be the first sisters to play hockey for Canada at an Olympic Games should they earn a spot on the 23-player roster for Pyeongchang, South Korea....2017
  • • Gregg Popovich Comments on Donald Trump's Win over Hillary Clinton
    2016
  • • Will Rio Gold Spark Change for Team USA's Most Controversial Stars?
    2016
  • • Could Carmelo Anthony Become the Greatest Olympic Men's Basketball Player Ever?
    2016

Top Olympic Games news

  • Germany quit Olympic warm-up after racial abuse
    Germany's Olympic Games team walked off the pitch during a test game against Honduras after Jordan Torunarigha was allegedly racially abused....2021
  • • Playing in 2016 Olympics ‘Would Mean the World’ to Kobe Bryant
    2015
  • • LeBron James to Skip the 2016 Olympic Games
    2016
  • • Chris Paul Will Not Play in the 2016 Olympic Games
    2016
  • • Nate Ebner makes U.S. Olympic rugby sevens squad
    The New England Patriots will have one of its own competing in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio. Special teams stud Nate Ebner has been selected for the U.S. rugby sevens team....2016
  • • Kevin Durant Says He Will Play for Team USA at 2016 Rio Olympics
    2016
  • • James Harden becomes latest to withdraw from Olympics
    Houston Rockets guard James Harden said via statement on Friday that he has withdrawn from consideration for Team USA in the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro....2016
  • • Barry Bonds in Twilight: Reemerging to a Less Judgmental Generation
    2015
  • • TBT: Dale Earnhardt pays tribute to Atlanta Summer Olympics in 1996
    Dale Earnhardt ran a special patriotic paint scheme for the 1996 Winston, paying tribute to the 100th Olympic Games in Atlanta....2016
  • • Carmelo Anthony Discusses Desire to Play in 2016 Olympic Games
    2016
  • • Seahawks' DK Metcalf to train for 2024 Olympic Games when healthy: 'It's gonna happen'
    2022
  • • Charles Barkley Questions How Team USA Was Built for 2016 Rio Olympics
    2016
  • • Gregg Popovich Comments on Donald Trump's Win over Hillary Clinton
    2016
  • • US women's national team roster unveiled for 2016 Rio Olympic Games
    2016

Olympic Games fantasy rankings and news

  • • Sammy Watkins, LeSean McCoy, Marquise Goodwin Post-Week 2 Fantasy Advice
    2016
  • • Could Lure of New Challenges Be Too Much for Red Wings' Mike Babcock to Pass Up?
    2014

Olympic Games schedule, game

  • • Morning Flurries: Two All-Stars and an Olympian
    2022
  • • Olympics coverage opens up conversations on mental health in gymnastics; increased interest in sport
    Aug. 5—Inside Aiken Gymnastics , about 12 students are starting to warm up for a four-hour practice. They are all decked out in red, white and blue leotards, in honor of Team USA having dominating performances in artistic gymnastics at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. What normally follows the Olympic coverage every four years, like clockwork, is a bump in gymnastics enrollment. That's true ......2021
  • • ◉ Agenda for the Olympic Games 2021: results and today’s schedule
    2021
  • • 2020 Tokyo Olympics: Baseball tournament scores, TV schedule, live stream, Team USA start times, bracket
    2021
  • • 2021 Free Agency Preview: Will the Blue Jackets add a veteran presence to the defense?
    2021
  • • Team USA Olympic softball schedule, scores: Tokyo Olympics TV schedule, live stream, start times, standings
    2021
  • • Team USA Olympic softball schedule: Tokyo Olympics TV schedule, live stream, start times, group standings
    2021
  • • Olympic softball schedule: Tokyo Olympics TV schedule, live stream, Team USA start times, group standings
    2021
  • • 2020 Tokyo Olympics: Men's Basketball Tournament TV schedule, live stream, start times, group standings
    Breaking down everything you need to know about men's basketball at the Summer Olympic Games in Japan...2021
  • • 2020 Tokyo Olympics: Baseball tournament TV schedule, live stream, Team USA start times, group standings
    2021

Olympic Games rumors, scandals

  • • Weightlifting: Tokyo 2020 marked by firsts, but recent scandals cloud outlook
    Weightlifting was marked by a series of breakthroughs at the Tokyo Olympics -- the first openly transgender athlete to compete at any Games and the Philippine's first gold ever - but recent doping scandals are clouding its outlook ahead of Paris 2024. New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard made history https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/weightlifting-nzs-hubbard-becomes-first-transgender-olympian-exi...2021
  • • Gregg Popovich gets blasted for mind-boggling final play in Team USA’s shocking loss to Nigeria
    Team USA’s bid for the gold medal in the upcoming Olympic Games just took a huge hit following a shock loss to Nigeria on Friday night. It was nothing more than a non-bearing exhibition tune-up match, but this did little to deter the critics from lambasting the national squad’s effort on the mean streets of […] The post Gregg Popovich gets blasted for mind-boggling final play in ...2021
  • • Is the NHL ready to miss another season?
    2020
  • • Bobby Valentine Says He Thinks PEDs Will Eventually Become Mainstream in Sports
    2015
  • • Barry Bonds in Twilight: Reemerging to a Less Judgmental Generation
    2015
  • • Q&As With Draft Invitees
    <p> Prior to this week's WNBA Draft 2015 presented by State Farm, WNBA.com caught up with seven of the invitees to learn a little more about their game. See where these seven -- and the rest of the 12 invitees -- get selected by tuning into ESPN2 at 7PM ET on Thursday, April 16. </p><p> WNBA.com: Is there any player -- male or female -- that you model your game after, or is there...2015
  • • Pros, Cons of NHL Players Trading the Olympics for the World Cup of Hockey
    2014
  • • Could Lure of New Challenges Be Too Much for Red Wings' Mike Babcock to Pass Up?
    2014

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