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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017 file photo, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks at a news conference on American labor on Capitol Hill in Washington. Klobuchar defeated four Democrats in the primary in Minnesota for the third term. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
August 14, 2018 - 9:37 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The sudden downfall of Sen. Al Franken amid the rise of the #MeToo movement set the course for what could be a two-woman race to finish his term, part of an unusual primary Tuesday featuring both of Minnesota's Senate seats on the same ballot. Franken's successor, Democratic Sen...
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August 13, 2018 - 12:59 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed forward Kevin Rooney to a two-year contract. General Manager Ray Shero announced the contract Monday. He says the first year will be a two-way deal in which Rooney will earn $700,000 at the NHL level and $100,000 at the AHL level, with $70,000...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, David Poile, general manager of the Nashville Predators, poses with the NHL General Manager of the Year Award after winning the honor at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas. Poile headlines the 2018 class of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
August 09, 2018 - 5:00 pm
David Poile will be honored this winter for a lifetime in hockey. He believes he still has plenty left to do. The Nashville Predators general manager is the headliner for the 2018 class of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. Former University of Michigan coach Red Berenson, three-time Olympic medalist...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, David Poile, general manager of the Nashville Predators, poses with the NHL General Manager of the Year Award after winning the honor at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas. Poile headlines the 2018 class of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
August 09, 2018 - 3:12 pm
Nashville Predators general manager David Poile headlines the class of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. Former University of Michigan coach Red Berenson, star forward Natalie Darwitz, retired NHL referee Paul Stewart, and the late Leland "Hago" Harrington will be inducted on Dec. 12 at a ceremony in...
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FILE - In this March 7, 2008, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks great Stan Mikita waves to fans as they as he is introduced before an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks in Chicago. Mikita, who played for the Blackhawks for 22 seasons, becoming one of the franchise's most revered figures, has died, the Blackhawks announced Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. He was 78. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey, File)
August 07, 2018 - 10:37 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — When Stan Mikita got back together with the Chicago Blackhawks, it was clear how much the reconciliation meant to the Hall of Fame forward. He became a team ambassador, and then got a bronze statue outside the United Center. He was a regular at home games, drawing loud cheers when he...
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FILE - In this March 7, 2008, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks great Stan Mikita waves to fans as they as he is introduced before an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks in Chicago. Mikita, who played for the Blackhawks for 22 seasons, becoming one of the franchise's most revered figures, has died, the Blackhawks announced Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. He was 78. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey, File)
August 07, 2018 - 5:32 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — When Stan Mikita got back together with the Chicago Blackhawks, it was clear how much the reconciliation meant to the Hall of Fame forward. He became a team ambassador, and then got a bronze statue outside the United Center. He was a regular at home games, drawing loud cheers when he...
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Images of the brains of contact sport athletes vs non-contact sport athletes. August 7, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 07, 2018 - 1:07 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – A study unveiled on Tuesday by concussion experts at the University at Buffalo concluded that CTE is not as prevalent among athletes in contact sports. “News coverage has given the public the impression that CTE is inevitable among professional contact sport athletes,” the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2016, file photo, New York Rangers associate coach Scott Arniel, left, and head coach Alain Vigneault talks in the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game in New York. The Washington Capitals have hired Scott Arniel and Reid Cashman as assistants on coach Todd Reirden’s staff. General manager Brian MacLellan announced the moves Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. After Reirden was promoted from associate coach to fill Barry Trotz’s role, Arniel and Cashman replace him and outgoing assistant Lane Lambert behind the bench for the defending Stanley Cup champions. Arniel, 55, spent the past five seasons as associate coach for the New York Rangers under Alain Vigneault. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File)
August 06, 2018 - 1:04 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals filled out new coach Todd Reirden's staff Monday by hiring Scott Arniel and Reid Cashman as assistants. For all the continuity on their roster, the Capitals have undergone the most change behind the bench this summer...
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August 06, 2018 - 12:14 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Washington Capitals have hired Scott Arniel and Reid Cashman as assistants on coach Todd Reirden's staff. General manager Brian MacLellan announced the moves Monday. Since Reirden was promoted from associate coach to fill Barry Trotz's role, Arniel and Cashman have...
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Tom Puckett
August 02, 2018 - 6:49 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Buffalo Sabres make a big deal with Carolina. Jeff Skinner joins the blue and gold in a trade for Cliff Pu and three draft picks. Skinner (5’11”, 200 lbs., 5/16/1992) joins the Sabres after spending his first eight NHL seasons with the Hurricanes. In his 579 career games, he...
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