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2014 Winter Olympics

2014 Winter Olympics
A collection of news and information related to 2014 Winter Olympics published by this site and its partners.

Top 2014 Winter Olympics Articles

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  • Ex-Penguin Morozov retires

    The Sports Xchange Ex-Penguin Morozov retires Former Pittsburgh Penguins right winger Aleksey Morozov announced his retirement. Morozov, 37, has been playing in Russia since the NHL lockout-canceled 2004-05 campaign. He spent seven seasons in...
  • Emmys 2014: Jimmy Fallon, Uzo Aduba lead Creative Arts winners list

    Emmys 2014: Jimmy Fallon, Uzo Aduba lead Creative Arts winners list
    "Scandal" guest star Joe Morton and "Saturday Night Live" host Jimmy Fallon led the list of surprise winners Saturday night at the Creative Arts Emmys, while Uzo Aduba beat out Tina Fey and Melissa McCarthy to pick up her first Emmy for "Orange Is the New...
  • Ron Cook: NBA injury opens eyes all over

    Perhaps you saw the video of Indiana Pacers star Paul George's gruesome leg injury. Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford watched it. Forgive him if he saw Sidney Crosby's face on George's fallen body. Or Evgeni Malkin's face. "We all take risks when...
  • Olympian Eddy Alvarez trades skates for cleats

    Olympian Eddy Alvarez trades skates for cleats
    Eddy Alvarez won an Olympic silver medal because of his speed, but he now is facing a different kind of fast. "Seeing a 96-mph fastball thrown at you," Alvarez said. "I don't think I've ever seen pitching that fast coming at me." The day Alvarez...
  • Kevin Dineen named Blackhawks assistant coach

    Kevin Dineen named Blackhawks assistant coach
    Joel Quenneville tapped into his stable of hockey friends and hired Kevin Dineen as an assistant coach for the Blackhawks on Monday. Dineen, who coached the Canadian women's national team to the gold medal at the Sochi Olympics, was a teammate of...
  • 2022 Winter Olympics finalists: Beijing, Oslo and Almaty, Kazakhstan

    The International Olympic Committee hasĀ named three cities -- the only cities still interested -- to its official list of candidates for the 2022 Winter Games. The bids of Beijing, Oslo and Almaty, Kazakhstan, were approved by the IOC's executive board....
  • Aja Evans reveals the naked truth

    Aja Evans reveals the naked truth
    On a day when nearly all her body was exposed to the world, 2014 Olympic bobsled medalist Aja Evans was honing it for an attempt to reach elite status in another sport. The 26-year-old Chicagoan is among 22 athletes, along with swimming legend Michael...
  • Emmy Nomination Scorecard by Series and Network

    HBO led the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominations with 99 in total and 19 for its popular series "Game of Thrones." Other standouts include the new FX miniseries "Fargo" and "American Horror Story: Coven." Nominations by Series: Game of...
  • 2014 Emmy Awards: 'Game of Thrones,' 'Fargo' Lead Nominations

    HBO again led the way in nominations for the 66th annual nighttime Emmy Awards, buoyed by the strong showing of new drama "True Detective" and the movie "The Normal Heart," as the voting again tilted heavily toward cable and new players such as Netflix....
  • NCAA awaits possible verdict hit, shifts stance

    NCAA awaits possible verdict hit, shifts stance
    It's easy to forget that there is also some good news in the world. For one thing, the overlords of big-time college sports seem resigned to getting their comeuppance. Predicting the outcome of court cases is as fruitless as trying to fill out a...
  • Japan protests Russian military drills on disputed islands

    Japan's Foreign Ministry lodged a "strong protest" Wednesday over Russian military exercises on two islands seized by the Soviet Union after World War II and claimed by both countries. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the war games onĀ Etorofu...