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A shot by Pittsburgh Penguins' Nick Bonino gets past Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) with Penguins' Jake Guentzel (59) providing a screen in the first period of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, Monday, May 29, 2017 in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 29, 2017 - 9:34 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 10:30 p.m. It's been all Predators since the first intermission of Game 1 in the Stanley Cup Final. Pittsburgh had no shots in the second period — the first such period by any team in a Stanley Cup Final game since...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' goalie Matt Murray (30) defends the net against Nashville Predators' Vernon Fiddler (83) during the first period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals on Monday, May 29, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)
May 29, 2017 - 9:22 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 10:15 p.m. It's been all Predators since the first intermission of Game 1 in the Stanley Cup Final. The Penguins put up a grand total of zero shots in the second 20 minutes of play, the first time in franchise...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' goalie Matt Murray (30) defends the net against Nashville Predators' Vernon Fiddler (83) during the first period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals on Monday, May 29, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)
May 29, 2017 - 8:57 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 9:55 p.m. While the Penguins lead Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final 3-1, it's been all Predators since the first intermission. Nashville has three shots and one goal — on the power play from Ryan Ellis — in the first...
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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks to the media before Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nashville Predators, Monday, May 29, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 29, 2017 - 8:22 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The NHL is heading to Asia next season. Just not the Olympics. Commissioner Gary Bettman emphatically reasserted the league will not take a break next February to participate in the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea next February. The league previously announced it would skip going...
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Pittsburgh Penguins fans react behind Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette and the Predators' bench after a goal was disallowed during the first period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Monday, May 29, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 29, 2017 - 8:14 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 9:09 p.m. It's 3-0 Pittsburgh after the first period of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against Nashville. Pittsburgh scored three goals on five shots against Pekke Rinne to take the lead into the first intermission...
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FILE - In this April 20, 2017, file photo, Nashville Predators left wing Pontus Aberg, of Sweden, plays against the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period in Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, in Nashville, Tenn. When so much focus is put on shutting down stars, it’s often the depth forwards who make a difference. For the Penguins, that effort is led by ageless fourth-line center Matt Cullen and for the Predators, it’s 23-year-old Swede Pontus Aberg.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
May 29, 2017 - 7:26 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Game 1 is in under way in Pittsburgh, but that isn't stopping Predators fans from lining up to watch the Stanley Cup Final in Nashville. The team opened Bridgestone Arena for fans , with the line wrapping...
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This photo provided by Kevin Snyder show Kyle Snyder's damaged gold metal from the 2016 Rio Olympics on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Maryland. The medal will soon replaced by the IOC and Rio organizers because of damage. Snyder and Helen Maroulis, another U.S. gold medalist wrestler, are among a group of more than 100 athletes from around the world with defective Olympic medals. (Kevin Snyder via AP)
May 23, 2017 - 10:51 pm
Kyle Snyder made history at the Rio Olympics by becoming the youngest American wrestler to win a gold medal. The medal will soon be history as well, to be replaced by the IOC and Rio organizers because of damage. More than 80 American athletes have sent medals they won at Rio to U.S. Olympic...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with members of the presidential council for physical culture and sports in the southern city of Krasnodar, Russia, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (Sergei Karpukhin/Pool Photo via AP)
May 23, 2017 - 12:27 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that plans to encourage athletes to give evidence about doping remind him of denunciations during Josef Stalin's purges. While discussing a new plan of measures to fight drug use in sports, drawn up by a commission that Putin created last...
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FILE - This Feb. 2, 2017 file photo shows seats jumbled in a pile inside Maracana stadium, the historic stadium, site of the opening and closing ceremony, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A federal prosecutor looking into last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics says many of the venues "are white elephants" that were built with "no planning." The scathing report offered Monday, May 22, 2017, at a public hearing confirms what The Associated Press reported several months after the games ended. Many of the venues are empty, boarded up, and have no tenants or income with the maintenance costs dumped on the federal government.(AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)
May 23, 2017 - 12:26 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A federal prosecutor looking into last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics says that many of the venues "are white elephants" that were built with "no planning." The scathing report offered Monday at a public hearing confirms what The Associated Press reported several months after...
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World Anti-Doping Agency President Craig Reedie arrives for a press conference after the agency's Foundation Board meeting Thursday, May 18, 2017 in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 18, 2017 - 5:12 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Never known for haste, the World Anti-Doping Agency delivered two pieces of news Thursday that could strengthen its ability to expedite the end of the Russian doping scandal. In one move, the WADA foundation board pressed forward with a proposal to fast-track rules changes that...
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