2013-06-18 23:24:00 The third time is the charm. The Grand Rapids Griffins won their first Calder Cup on Tuesday night, defeating the Syracuse Crunch, 5-2, in Game 6 of the American Hockey League's championship series at the Onondaga County War Memorial at Oncenter. The Griffins, who led the series 3-0 with two chances to close out the title on home ice, instead celebrated in front of ...
Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara (33), of Slovakia, and Boston Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg, center, of Germany, take down Chicago Blackhawks left wing Bryan Bickell, right, during the third period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals in Boston, Monday, June 17, 2013. The Bruins won 2-0. (AP Photo/Charles ...
Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille celebrates his goal against the Chicago Blackhawks during the second period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals in Boston, Monday, June 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) / ...
Dallas Stars have signed minor league defenseman Kevin Connauton to a three-year contract that could be worth as much as $2 million.Dallas acquired the 23-year-old Connauton from Vancouver in an April trade that ...
2013-06-18 20:59:00 BOSTON - The trend of hiding injuries is nothing new in sports. But Chicago coach Joel Quenneville may have added a new wrinkle to the art of deception.Blackhawks star Marian Hossa was a late scratch for Game 3 Monday against the Bruins, replaced by Ben Smith.On Tuesday, Quenneville was quizzed why Smith hadn't taken part in the warmup if there was a chance that Hossa ...
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"'Communion' was written to bring into question the idea of alien abduction. It was intended to enrich speculation about this experience by placing it in historical perspective and--at the same time--acknowledging its power and the startling sense of physical reality that accompanies it." --Whitley Strieber, from an article in "Publisher's Weekly," October 2, 1987 ...
Serena Williams says in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine that, while not blaming the victim in the Steubenville rape case, "she shouldn't have put herself in that position."The comment is made in one paragraph of a lengthy story posted online Tuesday about Williams, a 16-time Grand Slam title winner who is ranked No. 1 heading into Wimbledon, which starts next week.Two ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Veronica Campbell-Brown's agent insists one of the cornerstones of Jamaica's wide-ranging sprint success "is not a cheat," even though the test results disagree.While her case is being decided, the three-time Olympic gold medalist will sit out and her country will try to make sense of one of its longest-held fears: a high-profile track star getting busted ...
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - The Stanley Cup finals’ Game 3 drew the most viewers for the NHL on NBC Sports Network since the cable channel started televising the league in ...
Chicago Blackhawks ' locker room. Even he wants him to stop talking every once in a while."There's times where I almost got to tell him to shut up because he just asks questions and doesn't stop talking when you're next to him there in between periods," Kane said Thursday. "He's really excited to be here."That excitement hit another level after Shaw ...
Zdeno Chara , dished out nine hits and was in the right place when his team needed him the most Wednesday night in a thrilling start to the Stanley Cup finals.Shaw popped back up after he was knocked down and skated to the front of the goal to get a deflection ...
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Our nuclear programmes are completely transparent. But we are ready to show greater transparency and make clear for the whole world that the steps of the Islamic Republic of Iran are completely within international frameworks. The sanctions are unfair, the Iranian people are suffering, and our (nuclear) activities are legal. These sanctions are illegal and only benefit Israel.
Iran's president-elect was speaking after his historic election victory.
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A new study from the University of British Columbia has shed light on how people become obsessed with forbidden pleasures.
The study showed that when people are forbidden from something, it takes on a new level of focus.
"Our findings show that when individuals are forbidden from everyday objects, our minds and brains pay more attention to them," said lead author Grace Truong, a graduate student in UBC's Dept. of Psychology.
"Our brains give forbidden objects the same level of attention as our own personal possessions," Truong added.
The study's most important finding, though, is that obsession is not as strong if others are also denied: when an object is forbidden to a group, the allure of the object drops dramatically.
This helps to explain why group diet techniques such as Weight Watchers can be more successful than dieting alone. It also offers important insights for compulsive hoarding and parents seeking to help their children's attachment to toys and other possessions.
For the study, groups of participants were shown images of everyday objects and told the objects were either theirs, someone else's, forbidden to them or forbidden to everyone. Using electronic brain imaging and memory tests, researchers found the forbidden objects were recognized as well as self-owned objects. ...
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