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  1. W2W4: Devils, post-Olympics

    Katie Strang

    The Devils return from the 2014 Olympic break with ground to make up in the standings, where they sit three points behind in the race for the last wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference. With seven weeks remaining until the end of the regular seaso...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  2. Finland among 4 wild cards for FIBA championship

    Finland has received a wild card into the World Cup of Basketball, along with traditional contenders Brazil, Greece and Turkey.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2014
  3. Qatar to send women to Olympics for first time in 2012 London Gam...

    Qatar says it will send women athletes to the Olympics for the first time at the London Games.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2012
  4. Tour de France issues wild-card invitations to four French teams

    Tour de France organizers have selected French teams Cofidis, FDJ, Saur-Sojasun and Europcar as wild card invitations for the race this summer.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2011
  5. Cycling team of Carlos Sastre, Denis Menchov fails to obtain elit...

    Former winner Carlos Sastre and last year's third-place finisher Denis Menchov likely will have to rely on a wild card to race in the Tour de France after their Geox-TMC team missed out on elite status in 2011.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2010
  6. Evans, Tour runner-up, may still compete in Olympic time trials

    Tour de France runner-up Cadel Evans could yet compete in the time trial at the Beijing Olympics after the International Cycling Union (UCI) handed Australia a wild card for the event.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2008
  7. U.S. women still strong medal contenders

    Lindsey Dolich

    The U.S. women enter the Olympics with more question marks than ever before, but should still challenge for gold, writes Lindsey Dolich.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2008
  8. U.S. wrestling fails to qualify for 132 pounds after failed petit...

    USA Wrestling's attempt to petition 132-pound freestyle wrestler Mike Zadick's way into the Olympic games apparently failed Monday when the sport's international governing body granted seven wild-card spots to China.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2008
  9. Richards thinks track team should include wild-card choice

    Sanya Richards doesn't want her Olympic hopes hanging on what she considers an antiquated selection process in the United States.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2008
  10. U.S. women earn another Olympics berth for trampoline

    The United States earned a spot in the trampoline competition in Beijing on Thursday night, qualifying for its third straight Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2007
  11. Astana team banned last year in doping investigation

    The Astana team was granted entry to this year's Tour de France, a year after it was banned from cycling's biggest race in a doping investigation.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2007
  12. Daily Quickie

    Roddick, Mojo, Wells, Palmeiro, Katrina, Saints, Wild Card, Schilling, Bonds, Unit vs. Felix, Peerless.

  13. Gathering Moss stones the Pack

    Brian Murphy

    The star of this year's wild-card weekend wasn't the amazing Peyton Manning. It was Randy Moss' Afro.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2005
  14. Navratilova says her knee's up to singles task

    Nine-time champion Martina Navratilova said Wednesday she has accepted a wild card to play singles at Wimbledon for the first time in 10 years.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2004
  15. Bad boots ground Goebel's high-flying jumps

    Tim Goebel's skates caused so much pain this season he couldn't practice his trademark quadruple jumps with any consistency.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2004
  16. Daily Quickie

    The Quickie has two words: Go Cubs.