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Ellie Goulding, DJ Kygo to perform during Super Bowl week

PRIOR LAKE, Minn. — Ellie Goulding and DJ Kygo have been announced as the latest acts to perform in Minnesota during a star-studded Super Bowl week.

CP NewsAlert: Putin says he will not stop Russian athletes from competing

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he will not stop the country's athletes from competing at Pyeongchang Olympics. James Ellingworth, The Associated Press
Russia's Olympic punishment stuns, pleases, dismays Canadian sport community

Russia's Olympic punishment stuns, pleases, dismays Canadian sport community

CALGARY — Canadian cross-country skier Devon Kershaw was floored by the International Olympic Committee's crackdown on Russia because he had zero faith anything would happen.
IOC: Russians can compete at Olympics, but without flag

IOC: Russians can compete at Olympics, but without flag

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Russian athletes will be allowed to stand on the medal podium at the Winter Olympics — just not with their anthem playing or their nation's flag rising above them.
The red Russian uniforms will be gone, but not the athletes

The red Russian uniforms will be gone, but not the athletes

MOSCOW — The International Olympic Committee has barred the Russian team from competing in Pyeongchang in February over widespread doping at the last edition of the Winter Games in 2014.
Beyonce presents Kaepernick with SI's Muhammad Ali Award

Beyonce presents Kaepernick with SI's Muhammad Ali Award

NEW YORK — Beyonce presented Colin Kaepernick with Sports Illustrated's Muhammad Ali Legacy Award on Tuesday night, and Kaepernick promised that "with or without the NFL's platform, I will continue to work for the people.
Canucks' Markstrom earns first career shutout in win over Hurricanes

Canucks' Markstrom earns first career shutout in win over Hurricanes

VANCOUVER — It took over 100 NHL starts, but Vancouver goalie Jacob Markstrom finally has first career shutout. Markstrom made 30 saves Tuesday night as the Canucks blanked the Carolina Hurricanes 3-0 for their third win in a row.

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Tuesday's Games NHL New Jersey 4 Columbus 1 Tampa Bay 6 N.Y. Islanders 2 N.Y. Rangers 4 Pittsburgh 3 Detroit 5 Winnipeg 1 St.

Tuesday's Games

Tuesday's Games NHL New Jersey 4 Columbus 1 Tampa Bay 6 N.Y. Islanders 2 N.Y. Rangers 4 Pittsburgh 3 Detroit 5 Winnipeg 1 St.
Red Wings snap 7-game skid with 5-1 win over Jets

Red Wings snap 7-game skid with 5-1 win over Jets

DETROIT — If last weekend was rock bottom for the Detroit Red Wings, then this was a pretty strong response. Gustav Nyquist scored twice, and the Red Wings snapped a seven-game slide with a 5-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.