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Special Olympics Chicago wraps up week of Polar Plunges in unique fashion

Special Olympics Chicago wraps up week of Polar Plunges in unique fashion

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CHICAGO - A polar plunge at St. Patrick's in Chicago's Portage Park neighborhood took on a new perspective this year in the COVID-19 pandemic. "We couldn't do it at the lake...
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Mark Pavelich, player on 'Miracle on Ice' Olympic hockey team, dies

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“We are saddened to hear about the passing of 1980 Olympic gold medalist Mark Pavelich,” USA Hockey said. "Forever a part of hockey history.”
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Claressa Shields makes more history with shutout of Marie-Eve Dicaire

Claressa Shields makes more history with shutout of Marie-Eve Dicaire

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(This story first appeared at BoxingJunkie.com .) Claressa Shields might want to compete exclusively in mixed martial arts if she cares about challenges. No one in boxing can...
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'Miracle on Ice' star Mark Pavelich dies at treatment home

'Miracle on Ice' star Mark Pavelich dies at treatment home

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MINNEAPOLIS - A member of the “Miracle on Ice” Olympic hockey team has died at a treatment center for mental illness.
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‘Miracle on Ice' star Mark Pavelich dies at treatment home

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A member of the "Miracle on Ice" Olympic hockey team has died at a treatment center for mental illness.
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Mark Pavelich dead, 'Miracle on Ice' Olympic team member was 63

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Pavelich, who spent five years with the Rangers, was undergoing treatment at a center for mental illness as part of a civil commitment for assaulting his neighbor in Minnesota...
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'Miracle on Ice' Olympic hockey team star Mark Pavelich found dead at 63

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The cause of death has not yet been determined
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Erin Jackson Only Started Skating On Ice At 25. Now She's Training For Her Second Olympics

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Speed skater Erin Jackson didn't start ice skating until she was 25 years old. However, when she got her footing, she made Team USA after just four months of training and...
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Paul McMullen, '96 US Olympic runner, dies in ski accident

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GRAND HAVEN, Mich. - Paul McMullen, a runner who was a member of the 1996 U.S. Olympic team, died in a ski accident in northern Michigan, Eastern Michigan University said...
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Report: ‘Miracle On Ice' Star Mark Pavelich Dies

Report: ‘Miracle On Ice' Star Mark Pavelich Dies

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MINNEAPOLIS - The “Miracle On Ice” Olympic hockey star Mark Pavelich has reportedly died. He was an integral part of the 1980 “Miracle” team, and went on to play 355 NHL games...
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No regrets: Israel Adesanya 'not heartbroken' about first MMA loss at UFC 259

No regrets: Israel Adesanya 'not heartbroken' about first MMA loss at UFC 259

LAS VEGAS - If he was going to lose to someone, Israel Adesanya is glad he lost to a guy like Jan Blachowicz . According to UFC middleweight champion Adesanya , who lost a... Read more ...

NBA All-Star Game format, explained: What to know about 2021 rules for Team...

NBA All-Star Game format, explained: What to know about 2021 rules for Team LeBron vs. Team Durant

How will the All-Star Game play out? Here's a breakdown of the 2021 format so you can avoid any confusion during the live broadcast. Read more ...

Tuch, Fleury lead Golden Knights past Sharks 4-0

Tuch, Fleury lead Golden Knights past Sharks 4-0

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Alex Tuch scored twice and Marc-Andre Fleury earned his NHL-leading fourth shutout in his return from a rare night off to help the Vegas Golden Knights beat... Read more ...

UFC 259 results: Jan Blachowicz denies Israel Adesanya's double champion...

UFC 259 results: Jan Blachowicz denies Israel Adesanya's double champion quest, retains title

Jan Blachowicz is still the light heavyweight champion. It took him five rounds, but Blachowicz defeated UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya by unanimous decision... Read more ...

Big East Tournament bracket: Full TV schedule, scores, results for 2021...

Big East Tournament bracket: Full TV schedule, scores, results for 2021 basketball tournament

The 2020-21 Big East Tournament is set up to be a strange conclusion to an unprecedented regular season. Who will come away with the title? Read more ...

Kempe, Kopitar power Kings to comeback OT win over Blues

Kempe, Kopitar power Kings to comeback OT win over Blues

LOS ANGELES - Adrian Kempe scored 1:45 into overtime, Anze Kopitar had two goals and an assist and the Los Angeles Kings rallied for a 4-3 win against the St. Louis Blues on... Read more ...

Ryan Getzlaf scores in OT, Ducks beat Avalanche 5-4

Ryan Getzlaf scores in OT, Ducks beat Avalanche 5-4

DENVER - Ryan Getzlaf scored on a power play 1:59 into overtime and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-4 on Saturday night to snap a nine-game winless streak. Read more ...

Carlo released from hospital; Wilson suspended 7 games

Carlo released from hospital; Wilson suspended 7 games

BOSTON - Boston Bruins defenseman Brandon Carlo was released from the hospital Saturday after spending the night following a head hit from Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson. Read more ...

Tobacco Low: Duke-UNC meet unranked in odd rivalry moment

Tobacco Low: Duke-UNC meet unranked in odd rivalry moment

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Duke and North Carolina have a way of capturing national attention with every meeting - and with the national championships, Hall of Fame coaches and... Read more ...

Wayne Gretzky delivers emotional eulogy at father's funeral

Wayne Gretzky delivers emotional eulogy at father's funeral

BRANTFORD, Ontario - Walter Gretzky's family thought the end was coming quickly in the middle of February. Read more ...