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Stories with subject: Women's hockey
  • Buffalo's new women's pro hockey team holds training camp 
    Updated: May-24-15 10:24 am

    BUFFALO, New York - The "Beauts," Buffalo's entry into the National Women's Hockey League, are spending the unofficial start of summer on the ice.

  • Maine Sports Hall of Fame inducts 9 new members 
    Updated: May-04-15 6:21 am

    AUGUSTA, Maine - An Olympic gold medalist and a 17-year veteran of the NHL were among nine people inducted into the Maine Sports Hall of Fame.

  • Unusual sport of curling finds foothold on Mid-South ice 
    Updated: May-02-15 2:23 pm

    MEMPHIS, Tennessee - For most people, curling is that weird ice sport - game? activity? - encountered every four years during the Winter Olympics. It's the event in which two people with brooms sweep away at the ice while what appears to be a giant hockey puck shaped like a teakettle slides toward a target. To the untrained eye of the average television viewer, the sweeping appears to be hypnotically pointless busywork. It looks less practical than magical, as if it were a ritual suitable to that other sport involving brooms, Harry Potter's Quidditch.