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Calgary, Alberta residents vote against hosting 2026 Winter Olympics

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Who wouldn’t want to host the 2026 Winter Olympics? A lot of places, it turns out. Calgary, Alberta on Tuesday became the fourth city to turn down the opportunity after its residents voted down a bid for the games, CTV reports. The city last hosted the Winter Olympics in 1988.“We were all…read more »

Rutgers’ Stringer reaches 1,000th career win as head coach

Mitchell Leff/Getty Images(PISCATAWAY, N.J. ) — Rutgers women’s basketball head coach C. Vivian Stringer made history Tuesday night when the Scarlet Knights defeated Central Connecticut State.With the 73-44 win, Stringer achieved her 1,000th career win, becoming the sixth women’s head coach in NCAA history to do so. She joins Tennessee’s Pat Summitt, Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer,…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 11/13/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONCleveland 113, Charlotte 89Houston 109, Denver 99Golden State 110, Atlanta 103NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUENew Jersey 4, Pittsburgh 2N.Y. Islanders 5, Vancouver 2Florida 2, Philadelphia 1Buffalo 2, Tampa Bay 1Detroit 6, Arizona 1Washington 5, Minnesota 2Edmonton 6, Montreal 2Toronto 5, L.A. Kings 1San Jose 5,…read more »

Former Browns coach Jackson to assist Bengals’ coach Lewis on defensive duties

Phil Ellsworth / ESPN(CINCINNATI) — The third time might be the charm for former Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson. For the third time, Jackson is returning to Cincinnati, where he’ll be special assistant to Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis, ESPN reports.Lewis said Tuesday in a statement that he has “a great comfort level with Hue,”…read more »

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Aho scores in OT, Hurricanes beat Blackhawks 3-2

By JOEDY McCREARY ,  AP Sports Writer RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes grew accustomed over the years to seeing Cam Ward in goal and winning games. Both those things happened again Monday night — but this one was different. The winningest goalie in Carolina history took the loss in his first game here as…read more »

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