• NHL asked for decision on Olympics by end of April
    The Associated Press2 hours ago

    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. ''I hope we can find a compromise in the next two or three weeks,'' International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel

  • On cutting edge of custom skates, is Ovechkin a trendsetter?
    The Associated Press3 hours ago

    On cutting edge of custom skates, is Ovechkin a trendsetter?

    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 Washington Capitals superstar celebrated the team's Russian Heritage Night Thursday with skates bearing Moscow'

  • Correction: IAAF-Fredericks story
    The Associated Press

    Correction: IAAF-Fredericks story

    In a story March 22 about Frank Fredericks, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Fredericks has retained all his IAAF duties. While Fredericks is still on the IAAF Council, he has stepped down from the IAAF Taskforce.

  • Kristi Yamaguchi tweets 'break a leg' to Nancy Kerrigan
    The Associated Press

    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.