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wayneindependent.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more.Sat, 08 Mar 2014 15:50:35 +0000Sports update:Duke's Jabari Parker hasn't decided whether to stay or go pro
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Tue, 04 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140304/NEWS/140309852/-1/sportsSports update: 1st look with expanded MLB replay: The call stands
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140303/NEWS/140309932/-1/sportsSports update: Ex-NFL safety Darren Sharper surrenders in Los Angeles
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 19:00:00 +0000http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229651/-1/sportsSports update: Police say Richie Incognito damaged his own Ferrari
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 19:00:00 +0000http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140224/NEWS/140229845/-1/sportsWinter Olympics recap: Costly, political, successful? Sochi Games end
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 07:00:00 +0000The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140224/NEWS/140229884/-1/sportsRussian President Vladimir Putin, these Olympics' political architect and booster-in-chief, watched and smiled as Sochi gave itself a giant pat on the back for a Winter Games that IOC President Thomas Bach declared [...]]]>Olympic Viewing: Putin’s seatmate, most tweeted
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 07:00:00 +0000The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140224/NEWS/140229885/-1/sportsGOOD SEAT: Smart feature Sunday by the underused Jimmy Roberts on Irina Skvordsova, a Russian woman badly hurt in a bobsled accident who sat next to Vladimir Putin during the Olympic opening ceremony. In the story, Skvordsova said she was surprised the night of the ceremony when Putin sat next to her. If true, that's a smart use of political imagery along with a kind gesture. MIRACLE WORKER: Time for a moratorium on "Do you [...]]]>NBC’s Olympics: The eyes have it
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 07:00:00 +0000The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140224/NEWS/140229886/-1/sportsTelevising the Olympics is a complex, multi-million dollar business venture that seems to have more riding on it every two years. Beyond attracting millions of people to the broadcast network each night, NBC used the Sochi games to popularize streaming video, develop a cable sports network and launch entertainment programs. NBC was able to concentrate on these goals largely because pre-Olympic worries about terrorism, [...]]]>Olympics update: Canada wins hockey gold
Sun, 23 Feb 2014 09:33:27 +0000http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140223/NEWS/140229890/-1/sportsTop news
Canada shut out Sweden 3-0 to capture the gold medal in the men's hockey tournament. Canada got goals from three different players, including Jonathan Toews.
Evgeni Plushenko to have back surgery
He is forced to withdraw from the men's short program.
With about nine minutes left in the third period, the U.S. is losing to Finland 4-0 in the bronze medal game. The U.S. lost to Canada yesterday to lose out on the gold medal game.
U.S. slalom star Shiffrin dreams of more medal glory
Teen Alpine star Mikaela Shiffrin -- the youngest slalom gold medalist in Olympic history -- says she hopes to inspire others with her medal "miracle."
Canada trailed 2-0 before Brianne Jenner and Poulin scored in the final 3:26 of regulation, and Poulin had the game-winner with a power play goal at 8:10 of overtime.
Shannon Szabados made 27 saves for Canada, which has won 20 straight in the Winter Games since [...]]]>
Olympics update: US hockey team to face Canada in semis
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 10:22:57 +0000http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140220/NEWS/140229957/-1/sportsSochi update: USA men's hockey team defeats Czech Republic