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August 23, 2018 3:11 PM NHL: Wickenheiser joins Maple Leafs in player development role

(Reuters) - Hayley Wickenheiser, winner of four Olympic gold medals with the Canadian women’s ice hockey team, has joined the Toronto Maple Leafs as the assistant director of player development, the National Hockey League club said on Thursday. Canada’s flag bearer at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, Wickenheiser retired with the most goals, assists and points 68

August 23, 2018 12:57 AM MLB 2019 schedule: Yankees-Red Sox as royals, A's-M's in Japan

The Opening Series featuring the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners will be played March 20-21, with traditional Opening Day held stateside on March 28 with 10 division matchups. In June, the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees will play a series in London Stadium, site of the 2012 Olympics, marking the first time the American League East rivals 84

August 21, 2018 11:19 PM James Bond movie won't be directed by Danny Boyle

An official James Bond Twitter account made the announcement on Twitter Thursday, saying the English filmmaker chose to opt out “due to creative differences.” The upcoming spy flick, currently dubbed “Bond 25,” was supposed to kick off production in December, according to the Hollywood Reporter, with Oct. 25, 2019, and Nov. 8, 2019 release dates lined 91

August 17, 2018 4:57 PM Saving a life more important than medals, says Phelps

(Reuters) - American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all-time, said it was more important to him to save a life than win a gold medal as he detailed his struggles with depression. Phelps, winner of 23 gold medals from five Olympics, said in an interview with CNN there had been times when he didn’t want to be alive and he is now focused 59

August 9, 2018 9:25 PM Predators GM David Poile tops U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame class

Nashville Predators general manager David Poile headlines the 2018 class of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. Former University of Michigan coach Red Berenson, three-time Olympic medalist Natalie Darwitz, retired NHL referee Paul Stewart, Poile and the late Leland "Hago" Harrington will be inducted on Dec. 12 at a ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee 43

August 6, 2018 7:09 PM Swimming: Teenager Kolesnikov achieves remarkable 'double-double'

GLASGOW (Reuters) - Kliment Kolesnikov, Russia’s new teenage phenomenon, completed the European Championships 50 and 100 meters backstroke double on Monday less than five weeks after achieving the same feat at the equivalent junior championships. The 18-year-old, who broke the world record in Saturday’s 50m event, smashed his own world junior mark while 71

August 4, 2018 6:57 PM Kolesnikov sets 50m backstroke world record to win European title

GLASGOW (Reuters) - Kliment Kolesnikov of Russia set a world record for the 50 meters backstroke while winning the European Championship title in Glasgow on Saturday. The teenager clocked 24.00 seconds to take 0.04 seconds off the record set by Britain’s Liam Tancock at the world championships in Rome in 2009. Kolesnikov, who had been part of Russia’s 82

July 30, 2018 7:49 PM Jerry Colangelo leaving as 76ers adviser at end of year

Jerry Colangelo will not return to the Philadelphia 76ers as a special adviser when his contract expires at the end of the calendar year, a league source confirmed to ESPN. The move, first reported by The Washington Post, is not surprising, given that Colangelo's son Bryan -- the 76ers' former president of basketball operations -- went through an embarrassing 37

July 25, 2018 1:57 PM Medals in the mud: Hundreds wade in at Germany's 'Wattoluempiade'

BERLIN (Reuters) - Hundreds of competitors plunged into mud in a northern German coastal town as they took part in the “Wattoluempiade” (Mud Olympics) in the hope of bagging a medal and raising money for cancer patients. Around 4,000 people attended the Mud Olympics on Saturday in Brunsbuettel, where 40 teams from Germany and neighboring countries played 46

July 23, 2018 4:44 PM Swimmer Ryan Lochte suspended until July 2019 for use of IV

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended until July 2019 by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. The 12-time Olympic medalist has been sanctioned for getting an intravenous infusion, a method that broke anti-doping rules. U.S. officials say Lochte was not using a banned substance. But under anti-doping rules, athletes typically cannot 53