• August 26, 2016

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Avalanche hire Bednar to replace Roy as coach

Joe Sakic had to rush his coaching search after the abrupt resignation of Patrick Roy. He doesn't believe the Colorado Avalanche rushed their hire.

Lundquist dives into his last season as voice of SEC on CBS

NEW YORK (AP) — Verne Lundquist recently returned from a Scandinavian summer vacation to find an email with 309 pages of stories on Texas A&M and UCLA. As the 76-year-old play-by-play man gets set for his 17th and final season as the voice of Southeastern Conference football on CBS, he is happily diving into one of his favorite parts of the job.

Canada picks Crosby as captain for World Cup of Hockey

The process of selecting Sidney Crosby as Canada's captain for the World Cup of Hockey was a simple one.

Coyotes hire what's believed to be 1st female NHL coach

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have hired Dawn Braid as skating coach and say she is believed to be the first full-time female coach in NHL history.

After Rio, Olympics headed for Asian venues seen as safe

BEIJING (AP) — For the Olympics, it's so-long Rio, hello Asia.

The Latest: Rio Games close with samba-fueled Carnival party

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The Latest: China defeats Serbia for women's volleyball gold

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What to watch at the Rio Games on Sunday

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The final day of the Rio Games features medal action in basketball, volleyball, the marathon, boxing, wrestling and more, as well as the closing ceremonies. Here are some things to watch. (all times local):

The good, the bad and the ugly of the Rio Games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Michael Phelps won more medals than anyone else, again. And then he said farewell, also again.

The Latest: Bolt gets triple-triple, US men DQed in relay

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The Latest: USOC apologizes for 'distracting' Lochte debacle

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Attorney: American swimmers pulled off U.S.-bound plane will not be allowed to leave Brazil until they testify about robbery

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Attorney: American swimmers pulled off U.S.-bound plane will not be allowed to leave Brazil until they testify about robbery.

India could have worst Olympic performance since 1992

NEW DELHI (AP) — Months ahead of the Rio Games, Indian sports officials vowed that the massive nation would turn around its long history of dismal Olympic results and be proud of its athletes.

Russia ends a special run in Rio for Canadian volleyball

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Canada's players gathered on their knees at one end of the court over the Olympic rings, taking it in together for a final time. Their special Rio run was over, but Blair Cameron Bann was already turning his attention to four years from now.

The Latest: China beats Brazil in indoor volleyball

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Argentina & Belgium reach first men's field hockey final

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Argentina and Belgium gatecrashed the Olympic field hockey festival and reached their first men's final together on Tuesday.

Americans denied gold for 1st time since 2008 Games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Americans were denied a gold medal Monday for the first time since the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and it took two big stumbles to keep the "Star Spangled Banner" on pause.

The Latest: Brazil's Thiago Braz wins pole vault gold

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The Latest: Walsh Jennings, Ross make beach volleyball semis

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Dutch crush Aussies, Germans win epic in field hockey

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Gold-medal favorite Australia will not medal in Olympic men's field hockey for the first time in 28 years after losing to the Netherlands 4-0 in the quarterfinals on Sunday.

The Latest: Britain's Whitlock has men's floor exercise gold

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The Latest: US men advance to beach volleyball quarterfinals

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The Latest: Brazil soccer team wins in dramatic fashion

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The Latest: Manuel, Oleksiak capture golds in 100m freestyle

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