| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:26 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The Sochi Olympics will continue without the Russian hockey team, which was stifled by Finland in a 3-1 quarterfinal loss Wednesday at the Bolshoy Ice Dome. Russia's elimination probably will dampen the Olympic passion of fans who...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:16 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Before the Olympic hockey tournament began, Russian superstar Alexander Ovechkin joked that if his country were to prevail at the sport it once dominated internationally, “it means gold only costs $50 billion,” the price tag...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:01 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- The U.S. men’s hockey team will face the Czech Republic on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Sochi Olympics hockey tournament.
The U.S., seeded No. 2, earned a bye into the quarterfinals by winning its preliminary-round group....
| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:59 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Finland got a bit more of a challenge than it expected in its Olympic hockey opener against Austria on Thursday, giving up a goal 36 seconds into the game and trailing twice in the first period before pulling away to an 8-4 victory at the...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:54 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Canadian women's hockey Coach Kevin Dineen has seen his share of rivalries during 18 seasons in the NHL followed by nearly another decade as a coach.
After Canada pulled off an edge-of-your-seat 3-2 victory over the U.S. at...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:22 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Alexander Ovechkin hasn't arrived yet but his imprint is all over the Winter Olympics.
The Russian forward's smiling face — featuring a gap where one of his front teeth should be — is on menus distributed aboard Sochi-...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 6:03 PM
A few days ago, Major League Baseball approved the expanded use of video replays next season. On Saturday, the limits of the NHL's current video replay rules became apparent — and painfully so for the Kings.
NHL rules don't allow for video...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 2:04 PM
It might seem logical to give Ducks' goalie Jonas Hiller a breather Friday night against the last-place Edmonton Oilers.
But why quit when you’re ahead?
Hiller, riding a team-record nine-game winning streak that makes him one of the NHL’...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:40 PM
The men who will wear the red, white and blue of Team USA at the Sochi Olympics have been sporting a lot of black and blue this season.
Injuries have clouded the medal prospects for the Americans, who will bring back the core of a team that won the...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was arrested on suspicion of reckless driving Saturday morning in Florida after his Mercedes-Benz was clocked traveling 110 mph in a 70-mph zone, police said.
The arrest came less than two months after Puig had speeding-...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:25 PM
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Tuesday upheld the 15-game suspension of Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton that had been imposed by the league on Dec. 14.
Bettman said he found “clear and convincing evidence” to support the ban, which...