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Usain Bolt Wins Sprint Double in Beijing

Usain Bolt of Jamaica crosses the finish line to win gold ahead of Justin Gatlin (2nd R) of the United States in the Men's 200 metres final during day six of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 27, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Usain Bolt of Jamaica crosses the finish line to win gold ahead of Justin Gatlin (2nd R) of the United States in the Men's 200 metres final during day six of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 27, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Usain Bolt of Jamaica won the 200m at the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing 2015 in the last event of the evening, on...


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    ANN ARBOR, Mich.—The University of Michigan is making some additions to the list of banned items at the Big House. The Ann Arbor News reports... Read more

  • Andrew Harrison (L), Aaron Harrison (C) were two big parts of Kentucky head coach John Calipari's 10-man platoon system that helped the Wildcats all the way to the Final Four. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

    Can Too Much Talent Hurt You? Ask John Calipari

    The Kentucky Wildcats and head coach John Calipari are fresh off, arguably, the greatest season ever for a team that didn’t win the national championship... Read more

  • Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski has now won five titles in his 40 years of coaching. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

    What Sets Coach K Apart?

    Five national titles, 12 Final Four appearances, and more than a thousand wins. As if there were any doubt before Monday night, only the late,... Read more

  • Frank Kaminsky (R) of Wisconsin will have to have a big game against Duke and Jahlil Okafor to bring home the title. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

    Title Game Preview: Wisconsin Over Duke

    Rarely does a title game feel anticlimactic—especially if it involves two of the top four ranked teams in the country, and one of them is... Read more

  • Jahlil Okafor scored 17 points in Duke's first meeting with Michigan State. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

    Final Four Picks

    The most-anticipated Final Four I can remember, previous to this one, was in 2008. (FYI, it wasn’t just because my beloved Jayhawks had FINALLY avoided... Read more

  • The heavily-favored Kentucky Wildcats enter the Final Four with a 38–0 record. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

    The (Loaded) Final Four

    Back in mid-November, at the prestigious Champions Classic, the McDonald’s All-American-starved Michigan State Spartans looked like the odd team out among themselves, Duke, Kansas, and Kentucky—aka... Read more

  • Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats is the only coach to amass 38 wins in a season and he's done it three times. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

    Kentucky Is the New Duke

    It was 23 years ago this March that Christian Laettner officially became one of the most disliked players (that’s putting it mildly) in the nation... Read more

  • Kentucky's Devin Booker takes a pass during practice at the NCAA college basketball tournament, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Cleveland. Kentucky plays West Virginia in a regional semifinal on Thursday. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    NCAA Schedule 2015: College Basketball Times, TV Channel, Live Stream Info Tonight

    March Madness is set to start back up with the Sweet Sixteen on Thursday night. Four games will take place on March 26, with the... Read more

  • Duke teammates Grayson Allen (L) and Jahlil Okafor have the Blue Devils poised for another Final Four trip. (Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

    Projecting the Sweet 16, Elite Eight Rounds

    In the span of six days, the once-gargantuan 68-team tourney has been slimmed to just 16 teams. Now the tournament we all love shifts from... Read more

  • Gonzaga players including Silas Melson (0) celebrate after they beat Iowa 66-53 in an NCAA tournament college basketball game in the Round of 32, Sunday, March 22, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

    NCAA Tournament 2015: Sweet Sixteen Bracket and TV Schedule

    The 2015 NCAA tournament is well underway, with a several day break before the next round of action. The Sweet Sixteen bracket and schedule is... Read more

  • Aaron Harrison and the 36–0 Kentucky Wildcats are prohibitive favorites to win the title. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

    So Far, Kentucky Making Me Look Bad

    I’m notorious for changing my mind. When I made my Super Bowl pick just a couple months ago, I originally said New England would pull... Read more

  • Mamadou Ndiaye #34 of the UC Irvine Anteaters stands in the huddle during a break from the second half of the college basketball game against the Arizona Wildcats at McKale Center on November 19, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona. The Wildcats defeated the Anteaters 71-54.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

    Mamadou N’Diaye: Age, Height, Wingspan, Bio for UC Irvine Player (+Photos)

    Mamadou N’Diaye has caught the eye of March Madness fans, with his gigantic frame and surprising agility considering just how tall he is. Just how... Read more

  • Georgia State's R.J. Hunter, left, laughs with his father and the team's head basketball coach Ron Hunter, right, while talking to the media, Monday, March 16, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    RJ Hunter’s Game-Winning 3-Pointer Knocks His Injured Father Out of His Chair (Video)

    RJ Hunter, a junior at Georgia State, hit a three-pointer with just seconds left in the second round of the NCAA tournament to propel his... Read more

  • Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey works side court as his team plays against Northeastern during the second half of an NCAA tournament second round college basketball game, Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    March Madness TV Schedule on Thursday: Time, Channel, Live Stream for Basketball Games

    The 2015 March Madness has started and fans are looking for television channels and live stream information for all the games on Thursday. The action... Read more

  • Jahlil Okafor #15 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts after scoring against the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at the Dean Smith Center on March 7, 2015 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

    Top NBA Prospects to Watch in 2015 NCAA Tournament

    The 2015 NCAA tournament, starting in full today March 19, is replete with star players that will be taken in the first-round of the upcoming... Read more

  • Frank Kaminsky and the Wisconsin Badgers would present a tough matchup for the tournament favorite Kentucky Wildcats. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

    Why Wisconsin Has the Best Shot to Beat Kentucky

    If you picked Kentucky to win the title this year, you’re not alone. At 34–0 and with loads of NBA talent and one of the... Read more

  • Notre Dame's Austin Burgett, left, Matt Gregory, center, and Zach Auguste, left, warm up during practice at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Notre Dame plays Northeastern in the second round on Thursday. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

    10 Tips to Help You Win Your Office NCAA Basketball Pool

    Everyone and their mother is looking for tips on how to win their office NCAA tournament pools, and some key tips will help you do... Read more

  • Buffalo head coach Bobby Hurley, center, and players celebrate after Buffalo defeated Central Michigan 89-84 in an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Mid-American Conference tournament Saturday, March 14, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    Why to Pick a No. 12 Over No. 5 Upset in the March Madness Bracket

    At least one No. 12 seed will win in the first wound of the NCAA tournament, if recent history is any indication. No. 12 seeds... Read more

  • JayVaughn Pinkston #22 of the Villanova Wildcats celebrates after defeating the Xavier Musketeers 69-52 in the championship game of the Big East basketball tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 14, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

    NCAA Tournament Cheat Sheet 2015: Best Upset Picks, Top Tips and Analysis

    Need last minute tips for the NCAA tournament? Some key information has cropped up that will help you out. The biggest question in the bracket:... Read more

  • Serena Williams is currently the defending champion at all four Grand Slam events. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

    Why 33-Year-Old Serena Williams Is Ruling Women’s Tennis

    As the winner of the last four majors, the No. 1 ranked Serena Williams is unquestionably the best player in women’s tennis. With 21 major wins... Read more

  • Roger Federer has won the US Open five times, but none since 2008. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

    Can Federer Win the US Open?

    Remember when Roger Federer was king of the US Open? Me neither. The records indicate that the year was 2008—the year Tiger Woods last won... Read more

  • Novak Djokovic took satisfaction in that he fought to the last point against Andy Murray in the men's final of the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Aug. 16, 2015. (The Canadian Press/Paul Chiasson)

    Djokovic Still the Man to Beat Despite Rogers Cup Loss

    MONTREAL—Novak Djokovic has a firm grip on the No. 1 ranking in men’s tennis and takes positives out of his week at the Rogers Cup... Read more

  • Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates beating Switzerland's Roger Federer during their men's singles final match on Centre Court on day thirteen of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 12, 2015. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images)

    Djokovic Defeats Federer to Win His 3rd Wimbledon Singles Title

    LONDON−Novak Djokovic won his 3rd Wimbledon Gentlemen’s Singles Title at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, on Sunday July 12, 2015 beating... Read more

  • Serena Williams now has 21 major titles—one behind Steffi Graf for the all-time open era record. (Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images)

    Why Serena Williams Will Likely Break Steffi Graf’s Major-Record

    A year ago at this time, a 32-year old Serena Williams was stuck at 17 major wins and the prospect of catching—let alone surpassing—Steffi Graf’s... Read more

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    Serena Williams Wins Sixth Wimbledon Ladies Singles Title

    LONDON− Serena Williams USA beat Garbine Muguruza of Spain in two straight sets to take 2015 Wimbledon Ladies Singles Title at the All England Tennis... Read more

  • Switzerland's Roger Federer waves to the crowd as he leaves the court after beating Britain's Andy Murray during their men's semi-final match on day eleven of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 10, 2015. Federer won the match 7-5, 7-5, 6-4. (Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

    Wimbledon: Djokovic, Federer in Final

    LONDON—In Friday’s Semi-finals Novak Djokovic of Serbia defeated Richard Gasquet of France and Roger Federer of Switzerland overcame Andy Murray of Great Britain to set... Read more

  • Serena Williams of the United States plays a backhand in the Ladies Singles Semi Final match against Maria Sharapova of Russia during day ten of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 9, 2015 in London, England. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

    Wimbledon: Williams and Muguruza Move into Ladies Final

    LONDON—Serena Williams stamped her authority on her Semi-final match against Maria Sharapova on Thursday July 9 to move into her 6th Wimbledon Ladies Singles Final,... Read more

  • Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a forehand in his Gentlemens Singles Quarter Final match against Marin Cilic of Croatia during day nine of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 8, 2015 in London, England. (Julian Finney/Getty Images)

    Wimbledon: Semi-finals 2015

    LONDON—Following the Quarter Finals of the Wimbledon Championships 2015 completed over the last two days the big Semi-final encounters are Serena Williams against Maria Sharapova... Read more

  • Garbine Muguruza of Spain returns a shot in her Ladies' Singles Fourth Round match against Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark during day seven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 6, 2015 in London, England. (Ian Walton/Getty Images)

    Wimbledon: Quarter Finals Lineup

    LONDON—The fourth round (R16) of the Gentlemen’s and Ladies singles of the Wimbledon Championships 2015 took place on Monday July 6. All the top men... Read more

  • Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates beating Australia's Samuel Groth during their men's singles third round match on day six of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 4, 2015. Federer won 6-4, 6-4, 6-7, 6-2. (Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images)

    What is Happening at Wimbledon?

    The Wimbledon Tennis Championships 2015 started on June 29 and will conclude on Sunday July 12.All the top seeds in the men’s singles are still... Read more

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    Wimbledon: Heather Watson Defies Daniela Hantuchova, Death Threats

    British tennis player Heather Watson beat higher-ranked Daniela Hantuchova 6-4, 6-2 in straight sets to get her into the next round of the Wimbledon tennis... Read more

  • Roger Federer of Switzerland serves in the final match against Andreas Seppi of Italy during the final day of the Gerry Weber Open at Gerry Weber Stadium on June 21, 2015 in Halle, Germany.  (Thomas Starke/Bongarts/Getty Images)

    Roger Federer at Wimbledon: How He Can Turn Back the Clock for Another Major Title

    With Wimbledon starting up again, the annual question on the men’s side is whether world No. 2 ranked Roger Federer can add to his record-setting trophy... Read more

  • Rafael Nadal (R) has beaten Novak Djokovic all six times they've met at Roland Garros. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

    Djokovic Versus Nadal: Will the Quarter-Final Winner Have Enough to Play On?

    Finally, the matchup we all want to see happens Wednesday—the longtime challenger and world No. 1 Novak Djokovic versus nine-time champion Rafael Nadal. Only it’s... Read more

  • Roger Federer has 17 Grand Slam wins—more than anyone else in the open era—but hasn't won one since 2012. (Clive Mason/Getty Images)

    How Federer Can Win His 18th Major at Roland Garros

    It’s been nearly three years since Roger Federer won his record-extending 17th major. It was July 2012 and the “Swiss Maestro” had just dispatched hometown... Read more

  • Rafael Nadal has just one loss at the French Open and it came courtesy of Robin Soderling in 2009. (Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images)

    Au Revoir: 8 Biggest Upsets in French Open History

    Only once in the last 10 years has someone other than Rafael Nadal won the French Open championship, and that was Roger Federer in 2009. So... Read more

  • Novak Djokovic is ranked number one in the world, but has never won the French Open. (Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images)

    Why the Nadal-Dominated French Open Is Djokovic’s to Lose in 2015

    Six years ago, a small window of opportunity opened up at the French Open as the king of the clay court, four-time defending champion Rafael... Read more

  • Milos Raonic plays a forehand against Novak Djokovic at the 2015 Australian Open in Melbourne on Jan. 28, 2015. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

    Similar Fates Suffered by Raonic, Bouchard at Australian Open

    Canadian tennis sensations Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard ran into buzz-saws in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open. Both lost in straight sets and were... Read more

  • Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after beating Lu Yen-Hsun of Taiwan during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

    Ranking the Top Ten Men’s Players of the Open Era

    The Australian Open is in full swing and though the trio of Federer, Nadal, and Djokovic showed some cracks last year (they only had two... Read more

  • Scottish tennis player Andy Murray poses with the trophy of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship after winning the competition following the withdrawal of Serbian player Novak Djokovic from the final due to illness in Abu Dhabi, on January 3, 2015. (Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images)

    Andy Murray Starts Year with Win in Abu Dhabi

    Andy Murray gets 2015 off to a winning start as Novak Djokovic pulls out of the Final of the Abu Dhabi Mubadala World Tennis Championship... Read more

  • Barcelona's Brazilian defender Dani Alves (R) and Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi (L) celebrate after scoring a goal during the UEFA Super Cup final football match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC in Tbilisi on August 11, 2015. (Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images)

    Messi Is Still the Best

    With two remarkable free kicks goals, Messi significantly contributed to Barcelona’s victory over Sevilla and claiming the UEFA Super Cup. With his characteristic modesty he... Read more

  • Luis Suarez of FC Barcelona controls the ball during the Joan Gamper trophy match at Camp Nou on August 5, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. (David Ramos/Getty Images)

    Messi, Suarez, Ronaldo in Running for UEFA Best Player Award

    NYON, Switzerland—Lionel Messi and Luis Suárez of Champions League winner Barcelona will compete with Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo for UEFA’s Best Player in Europe award... Read more

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    Michel Platini Confirms He Will Run for FIFA President

    GENEVA—Michel Platini has launched his campaign to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president, aiming to give the scandal-hit governing body “the dignity and the position... Read more

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    Romanov Palace Imperial Setting for Imperious FIFA

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia— Sepp the Great came to an old Romanov chateau for what he promises will be his final World Cup draw as FIFA... Read more

  • Two men talk to each other in front of the FIFA logo at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

    FIFA Presidential Election to Be Held on Feb 26

    ZURICH—FIFA will hold a presidential election on Feb. 26, giving Sepp Blatter seven more months in power before leaving the scandal-tainted governing body. The date... Read more

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    The US Won the World Cup—Not the Women’s World Cup

    On July 7, 26.7 million Americans tuned in to watch the World Cup final between the US and Japan. Not only did the game score... Read more

  • FIFA President Sepp Blatter (L) taps shoulders of the general-secretary of the Caribbean, North and Central American (CONCACAF) Chuck Blazer, on June 1, 2011 at the start of the 61st FIFA congress at the Zurich Hallenstadion in Oerlikon near Zurich. (Fabrice Cofrini/AFP/Getty Images)

    FIFA Expels Chuck Blazer for Life for Bribery, Corruption

    GENEVA—Chuck Blazer was banned for life by FIFA’s ethics committee on Thursday for widespread corruption, finally ending the career of the longtime most senior American... Read more

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    Carli Lloyd Becomes Captain America for US Women

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia—For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd’s Wikipedia page listed her position as “President of the United States.” More like Captain America... Read more

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    US Defeats Japan 5–2 for 3rd WWC Title

    VANCOUVER, Canada—Carli Lloyd scored a hat trick in the first 16 minutes of the game, and the United States went on to blitz Japan 5–2 to... Read more

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    Canada Successfully Pulls Off Hosting of FIFA Women’s World Cup

    Call it a success, but just not an overwhelming one. Canada pulled it off without a hitch—hosting the FIFA Women’s World Cup tournament across five... Read more

  • Germany's Alexandra Popp (18) and USA's Carli Lloyd (10) battle for a header in Women's World Cup semifinal action in Montreal on June 30, 2015. (The Canadian Press/Ryan Remiorz)

    Carli Lloyd Captains USA to Semifinal Win Over Germany

    MONTREAL—Carli Lloyd did what a captain is supposed to do in the big moments. The U.S. captain converted a penalty and set up Kelley O’Hara’s... Read more

  • England’s Karen Bardsley snags a ball while under pressure in FIFA Women's World Cup action against Norway at Lansdowne Stadium on June 22, 2015 in Ottawa. Bardsley was chosen as player of the match. (Francois Laplante/FreestylePhoto/Getty Images)

    England’s Sampson Expects ‘Tight’ Women’s World Cup Quarterfinal Against Canada

    OTTAWA—England earned the right to face Canada in the FIFA Women’s World Cup quarterfinals with a gritty come-from-behind 2–1 win over Norway on Monday. England... Read more

  • Canadian midfielder Ashley Lawrence (L) celebrates her goal against Netherlands along with teammate Allysha Chapman in FIFA Women's World Cup action on June 15, 2015 in Montreal. (The Canadian Press/Paul Chiasson)

    Canada Tops Group at FIFA Women’s World Cup

    MONTREAL—Mission accomplished for Canada, just barely. The Canadian women finished atop Group A—their first objective at the FIFA Women’s World Cup—after a 1–1 draw with... Read more

  • Two men talk to each other in front of the FIFA logo at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

    FIFA’s Top Spokesman Leaves Job, Blatter Urged to Do Same

    GENEVA—FIFA’s top spokesman left his job Thursday, hours after Sepp Blatter was urged to do the same by the European Parliament. FIFA communications director Walter... Read more

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    Favorites Take Charge in FIFA Women’s World Cup

    The FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada is off to a terrific start with encouraging attendance and television viewership for Canada and the U.S.—and some... Read more

  • Atletico Madrid winners of the HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens Cup at the Hong Kong Football Club on Sunday May 31, 2015. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Atletico Madrid win HKFC Citibank Soccer 7’s Cup

    HONG KONG—The HKFC Citibank soccer 7’s saw an exciting end to the tournament on Sunday May 31 when first time visitors Atletico Madrid came back... Read more

  • FIFA President Sepp Blatter leaves after a press conference at the headquarters of the world's football governing body in Zurich on June 2, 2015. (Valeriano Di Domenico/AFP/Getty Images)

    Head of FIFA Sepp Blatter Resigns as Law Enforcement Closes In

    Just four days after winning his re-election as FIFA president—and six days after a corruption crisis engulfed FIFA—Sepp Blatter is stepping down and relinquishing his... Read more

  • Harry Panayiotou of Leicester City FC (player of the tournament 2013) on the ball in their match against Hong Kong’s BC Rangers in the HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens 2014. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    HKFC Citibank Soccer 7’s Set for this Weekend in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG—The HKFC Citibank soccer 7’s takes place this weekend, May 29-31 at the Hong Kong Football Club ground at Sports Road, Happy Valley. There... Read more

  • Preparing for scrutiny. Wednesday’s FIFA press conference gets ready to roll. (Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images)

    FIFA Meeting Begins With a Bang as Arrests Put Corruption Top of the Agenda

    FIFA’s annual meetings are normally formulaic affairs where everything happens to plan: grand speeches are held, pats on the back are summarily dished out and,... Read more

  • HKFC (Blue) and Kwun Tong players challenge for the ball in the penultimate HKFA Division 1 match at Sports Road on Sunday May 16, 2015. (Eddie So)

    Kitchee Win HKFA Cup

    HONG KONG—The final of the HKFA Cup was played last Sunday May 17 at Mong Kok Stadium as the Premier League teams’ s domestic season... Read more

  • Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford, left, and Tampa Bay Lightning's Anton Stralman watch a loose puck during the first period in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final Wednesday, June 10, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Chicago, Tampa Bay All Even Again in Stanley Cup Final

    CHICAGO — Four games deep in the Stanley Cup Final, all that’s clear is just how little separates the Chicago Blackhawks and the Tampa Bay... Read more

  • Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates with his teammates after blanking the New York Rangers in Game 7 at Madison Square Garden on May 29, 2015 in New York City. The Lightning take on the Chicago Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup final. (Elsa/Getty Images)

    Yzerman’s Tampa Bay Lightning Put Dark Years Behind Them

    The Tampa Bay Lightning have a saviour in Steve Yzerman. After hitting near rock-bottom, the franchise is back to the Promised Land 11 years after... Read more

  • Team Canada celebrates after crushing Russia in the IIHF World Championship gold medal game at O2 Arena on May 17, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic. (Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)

    A World Hockey Championship Worth Celebrating

    Canada captured its 25th IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship gold by thumping Russia 6–1 in the tournament’s final game this past Sunday. It was an... Read more

  • International A winners Pandoo Nation goalie (seen here playing against Gold Club in their Round Robin match on May 8, 2015) put on a super display during the 2015 Ice Hockey 5’s tournament at Mega Ice.
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    Pandoo Nation Nail Top Award at Ice Hockey 5’s

    Hong Kong—The 8th annual Kerry Properties Ice Hockey 5’s adult tournament concluded on Saturday May 9 with the remainder of the round robin matches, semi-finals... Read more

  • Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks in action against the Minnesota Wild in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinal at the United Center on May 1, 2015 in Chicago. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

    NHL Playoffs: An Early Look at Conn Smythe Contenders

    It’s almost time for the Stanley Cup Playoffs Conference Finals round, which means the conversation for the Conn Smythe Trophy is starting to pick up... Read more

  • The Hong Kong Selects on the attack against Shanghai Thunderbirds in the Bantam AA Final in the 2015 Ice Hockey 5’s at Mega Ice on Saturday May 2, 2015. Hong Kong Selects won the match 4-1 to take the Cup. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    HK Selects Excel in 2015 Ice Hockey Youth 5’s

    HONG KONG—The 8th annual Kerry Properties Ice Hockey 5’s tournament now running at the international sized rink at Mega Ice is the highlight of the... Read more

  • Punjab-A goalie makes a great save during their Holland Cup Semi-final match against HKFC-A at Hong Kong Football Club on Sunday April 26. Punjab-A won the game 8-5 to move into the final against SSSC-A on May 10, 2015. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Punjab-A and SSSC-A Through to Holland Cup Final

    Hong Kong—The HKHA Men’s Cup Semi-finals of the Holland Cup were held last Sunday April 26 with wins for Punjab-A and SSSC-A. Punjab-A played HKFA-A... Read more

  • Matt Beleskey of the Anaheim Ducks takes a slashing penalty on Josh Jooris of the Calgary Flames as Johnny Gaudreau looks for the puck in regular season NHL action on Jan. 21, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Harry How/Getty Images)

    Flames Need More Magic to Beat Ducks in NHL Playoffs

    The Anaheim Ducks and Calgary Flames meet in a second-round matchup featuring a contrast of styles—the size and strength of the Ducks against the speed... Read more

  • Winnipeg Jets fans do the wave in Game 3 against the Anaheim Ducks at the MTS Centre on April 20, 2015 in Winnipeg. (Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

    An Emotional Roller Coaster in Winnipeg

    WINNIPEG—Nineteen years is a long time to wait. Between 1996 and 2015, there were many painful spring days where Winnipeggers watched with envy while other... Read more

  • Henrik Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks plays the puck off the back of the net to elude the check of T.J. Brodie of the Calgary Flames on Jan. 10, 2015 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. The two Canadian division rivals are slated for an interesting battle in the first round of the NHL Playoffs. (Rich Lam/Getty Images)

    Canucks Hold Slim Edge Over Flames

    The Vancouver Canucks have a slight statistical advantage going into their first-round NHL Playoffs matchup against the Calgary Flames. But don’t sell the Flames short... Read more

  • Carey Price stops the puck in front of Tom Gilbert and Mark Stone at the Bell Centre on Dec. 20, 2014 in Montreal, Canada. Montreal and Ottawa renew their rivalry in the NHL Playoffs starting Wednesday, April 15. (Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

    Three Keys to Canadiens-Senators NHL Playoffs Series

    The Montreal Canadiens’ reward for the second best record in the NHL is a rivalry renewal against the Ottawa Senators, the league’s hottest team in... Read more

  • Khalsa gain a narrow 1-goal victory against a high class, motivated HKCC team to become Champions of the men’s Super 6s competition at Hong Kong Football Club on Sunday April 5, 2015. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Khalsa Wins Men’s Hockey Super 6s

    Hong Kong—Khalsa won the Hong Kong Hockey Sixes organized and run by the Hong Kong Football Club and held at Sports Road during the Saturday... Read more

  • Montreal Canadiens’ P.A. Parenteau is congratulated by teammates after scoring a second-period goal against the Florida Panthers on April 5, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

    Looking at Montreal Canadiens’ Possible First-Round NHL Playoff Matchups

    It’s been a banner year for the Montreal Canadiens. The playoffs are just around the corner and the Habs have a nice three-day break prior... Read more

  • Goalie Eddie Lack is congratulated by teammates Radim Vrbata and Kevin Bieksa after the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Winnipeg Jets on March 24, 2015 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. (Rich Lam/Getty Images)

    Canucks’ Season of Transition Fast-Tracked With Right Coach, Right Moves

    Usually when an NHL team cleans out its front office and coaching staff, it takes a few years until that team contends again for a... Read more

  • New York’s Jesper Fast celebrates his goal against Anaheim on March 22, 2015 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The New York Rangers defeated the Anaheim Ducks 7–2 in a battle of Presidents’ Trophy hopefuls. (Elsa/Getty Images)

    NHL Presidents’ Trophy Race Could Be Tightest Ever

    This year’s race to the Presidents’ Trophy looks to be tighter than any other in history, but when all’s said and done, winning the award... Read more

  • Dustin Byfuglien is seen in action against the Ottawa Senators at the MTS Centre on March 4, 2015 in Winnipeg. The big defenseman suffered an upper-body injury in that game and hasn’t yet returned to action. (Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

    Byfuglien More Than a Big Loss for Winnipeg Jets

    There’s little doubt that Dustin Byfuglien has been the MVP for the Winnipeg Jets this season. Not to discount the excellent season Bryan Little is... Read more

  • Hong Kong Tycoons celebrate winning the playoff final in the CIHL at Mega Ice on Saturday March 14, 2015. (Patrick Calkins)

    Overtime Win for Tycoons in Playoff Final

    HONG KONG—The Playoff Final in the CIHL at Mega Ice on Saturday March 14, went down to the wire. The glass was shaking from the... Read more

  • Ottawa Senators' goalie Andrew Hammond makes a save against the Buffalo Sabres in Ottawa on March 6, 2015. (The Canadian Press/Justin Tang)

    Surging Ottawa Senators Eye Final Playoff Spot

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