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  1. Former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy testifies about combating abuse...

    A former NHL player who was sexually abused by a junior coach in Canada told Congress Tuesday that the key to preventing abuse is training adults who oversee youth sports.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2011
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  3. Former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy to testify about sexual abuse t...

    A former National Hockey League player who rocked the Canadian sports world with sexual abuse accusations against a former coach is the marque witness at a congressional hearing Tuesday examining such abuse in the wake of the Penn State scandal.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2011
  4. Russia to host 2016 world championships in Moscow, St. Petersburg...

    Russia will host the 2016 ice hockey world championships in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2011
  5. It's time to take back meaning of regular seasons in professional...

    Howard Bryant

    It's time to take back the meaning of the regular seasons in professional baseball, basketball, hockey and football by cutting down on the number of games.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2011
  6. How U.S. sports measure up to the 'gold standard' of testing

    Mark Fainaru-Wada and T.J. Quinn assesses the performance-enhancing drug policies of six major professional sports, and the NCAA, all measured against the so-called "gold standard" of testing for athletes in the Olympic movement.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2008
  7. Congress talking about legislating PEDs in all sports

    Leaders from the major sports spoke to Congress about performance-enhancing drugs.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2008
  8. Bettman to tell Congress harsh penalties make NHL steroid-free

    NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says that his sport is steroid-free.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2008
  9. Commissioners, union leaders to appear before subcommittee

    Congress will take yet another look at drugs nin sports next week, with a hearing that will feature top names from all four major professional leagues, the NCAA and the U.S. Olympic Committee.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2008
  10. Personal reasons keep Richter from political race

    Retired New York Rangers goalie Mike Richter has decided not to run for Congress against Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Shays, a Democratic party leader said today.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2007
  11. Richter expects to make decision over next few weeks

    Former Rangers goalie Mike Richter said he expects to make a decision in the next few weeks about whether to run for the Fairfield County seat in 2008.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2007
  12. Slovakia to host World Championships in 2011

    Slovakia has been selected to stage the 2011 world championships.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2006
  13. Congress puts other pro sports leagues on notice

    Congress is sending a message to the NFL, NBA, NHL and their players: Now that baseball strengthened its steroids policy, we're turning our attention to you.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2005
  14. Steroid penalties much tougher with agreement

    Major league players and owners agreed to toughen penalties for steroid use to a 50-game suspension for a first failed test, 100 days for a second and a lifetime ban for a third.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2005
  15. Fehr: New steroids policy could happen by Series

    Hank Aaron and four other baseball Hall of Famers told Congress on Wednesday they support commissioner Bud Selig's proposals to toughen the sport's drug-testing policy.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2005
  16. Congress calling league heads to Washington

    Bud Selig can expect some solid backing when he faces Congress: Hank Aaron and four other Hall of Famers will be with him.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2005
  17. Lawmaker: Despite progress, steroid law likely

    Baseball and other major U.S. professional leagues have made progress battling steroid use but not enough for Congress to back off on legislation, a key Republican lawmaker said Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2005