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Canucks end Wings' NHL-record home win streak

  • February 24, 2012, 11:02 AM

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings took advantage of the shootout to win three times during their NHL-record, 23-game home winning streak.

Detroit's good fortune in the one-on-one duels ran out and its run ended against the Vancouver Canucks.

Alex Burrows scored the only goal in a shootout, which was made possible when Daniel Sedin scored his second goal of the game with 15.4 seconds left in regulation, to lift Vancouver to a 4-3 win over the Red Wings to snap their streak that lasted three-plus months.

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Paul Ulane

Meet the Next Generation of NASCAR Stars

  • The Arena
  • Paul Ulane
  • February 23, 2012, 4:58 PM

When I was younger I played little league baseball with the hope of eventually cranking homers out of Yankee Stadium as a pro. A lot of kids today do the same thing. But not all sports have such widespread youth opportunities.

If you want to grow up to race NASCAR’s best speedsters, you have a much tougher road ahead. Racing Dreams, a new documentary debuting on PBS tonight, follows three kids trying to break into the professional racing circuit and all of the problems that accompany that dream.

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Sachin Shenolikar

The Hoophead's Annual Mid-Season Awards Show Extravaganza

  • Hoophead
  • Sachin Shenolikar
  • February 23, 2012, 10:59 AM

Man, it's been a whirlwind of a first half of the season! Thankfully there has been no shortage of great storylines so far. From Chris Paul jelling with Blake Griffin to Jeremy Lin taking centerstage in New York City, the 2011-12 season has been one of the most exciting in recent years. With NBA All-Star Weekend coming up, it's time to make sense of all the madness. Here are my midseason awards:

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Olivia Holbrook

Previewing the American League Races

For many years, the battle for the American League has been seen more as a competition within the A.L. East. Will that all change? Recently many teams outside of the East have made moves that could make them contenders. At the same time, perennial powerhouses such as the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, and Tampa Bay Rays have been surprisingly quiet during this offseason.

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Paul Ulane

The Most Linsane Hat You Will See All Season

  • GearHead
  • Paul Ulane
  • February 22, 2012, 5:17 PM

If you've turned on a TV, logged onto the internet or even walked outside at any point in the last two weeks, you’ve probably been hit right smack in the middle of the face with a heaping helping of Linsanity. And why not? Jeremy Lin is sweeping the nation and it’s easy to see why. In his nine games this season as a starter, Lin has racked up 24.6 points per game and 9.4 assists per game.

The hype, the catchphrase (LINSANITY!), the wins! It’s all really cool. And now, Jeremy Lin gets his own hat.

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Andrew Goldstein

A Look Back at Curtis Martin

Walter Payton. Barry Sanders. Jerome Bettis. Emmitt Smith. LaDainian Tomlinson. Curtis Martin.

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Wanjiku Gatheru

Breaking Down the U.S. Women's Basketball Olympic Hopefuls

With the 2012 London Olympic Games right around the corner, the four-time defending gold medal U.S. Olympic women’s basketball team has recently announced the 21 finalists for the roster. More »

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