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Rio Paralympics broadcast schedule

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The Rio Paralympics will run from Sept. 7-18, with more than 70 hours of broadcast coverage on NBC, NBCSN and the NBC Sports app.

The Rio Games will have at least 20 more broadcast hours than the Sochi Paralympics and more than 10 times the amount of the London Paralympics.

TeamUSA.org will also live stream coverage.

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Date Coverage Network Time (ET) Stream
Wed., Sept. 7 Opening Ceremony NBCSN 7 p.m. STREAM LINK
Thurs., Sept. 8 Track & Field, Men’s Wheelchair Basketball (USA – BRA), Track Cycling NBCSN 2:30 p.m. STREAM LINK
Thurs., Sept. 8 Track & Field, Swimming NBCSN 7 p.m. STREAM LINK
Fri., Sept. 9 Women’s Wheelchair Basketball (FRA-USA) NBCSN 1 a.m. STREAM LINK
Fri., Sept. 9 Swimming, Track & Field NBCSN 11:30 p.m. STREAM LINK
Sun, Sept. 11 Track & Field, Swimming, Judo, Track Cycling NBCSN 1:30 a.m. STREAM LINK
Sun., Sept. 11 Swimming, Track & Field, Wheelchair Basketball NBCSN 7 p.m. STREAM LINK
Mon., Sept. 12 Swimming, Track & Field, Wheelchair Basketball NBCSN 7 p.m. STREAM LINK
Tues., Sept. 13 Swimming, Track & Field, Wheelchair Basketball NBCSN 1 a.m. STREAM LINK
Tues., Sept. 13 Track & Field, Wheelchair Basketball Quarterfinals NBCSN 2 p.m. STREAM LINK
Tues., Sept. 13 Swimming, Track & Field, Wheelchair Basketball Quarterfinals NBCSN 7 p.m. STREAM LINK
Wed., Sept. 14 Swimming, Track & Field, Wheelchair Basketball Quarterfinals NBCSN 1 a.m. STREAM LINK
Wed., Sept. 14 Track & Field, Wheelchair Rugby, Wheelchair Basketball Quarterfinals NBCSN 2 p.m. STREAM LINK
Wed., Sept. 14 Track & Field, Swimming NBCSN 7 p.m. STREAM LINK
Thurs., Sept. 15 Swimming, Wheelchair Basketball Quarterfinals NBCSN 1 a.m. STREAM LINK
Thurs., Sept. 15 Wheelchair Basketball Semifinals, Wheelchair Rugby NBCSN 2 p.m. STREAM LINK
Thurs., Sept. 15 Swimming, Track & Field NBCSN 7 p.m. STREAM LINK
Fri., Sept. 16 Sitting Volleyball Semifinals, Swimming, Track & Field NBCSN 1 a.m. STREAM LINK
Fri., Sept. 16 Swimming, Track & Field, Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Medal Rounds NBCSN 8 p.m. STREAM LINK
Sat., Sept. 17 Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Medal Rounds, Wheelchair Rugby, Sitting Volleyball Semifinals NBCSN 1 a.m. STREAM LINK
Sun., Sept. 18 Swimming, Track & Field, Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Medal Rounds, Women’s Sitting Volleyball Medal Rounds NBCSN 12 a.m. STREAM LINK
Sun., Sept. 18 Wheelchair Rugby Medal Rounds, Men’s Sitting Volleyball Medal Rounds NBC 3 p.m. STREAM LINK
Sun., Sept. 18 Closing Ceremony NBCSN 10:30 p.m. STREAM LINK

USA Hockey to start reaching out to potential replacement players

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USA Hockey will begin reaching out to “alternate players” to determine their interest in playing for the U.S. at the women’s world championship next week amid a potential boycott by its national team.

The contact is taking place in the event a resolution cannot be reached between USA Hockey and the women’s national team in a wage dispute.

“It’s important for everyone to understand clearly that our objective is to have the players we named as the U.S. women’s national team be the ones that compete in the world championship,” said Dave Ogrean, executive director of USA Hockey, in a statement. “Productive conversations have taken place this week and are ongoing in our collective efforts to reach a resolution.”

The alternate players are in the professional NWHL and college, according to USA Today, a report that USA Hockey would not confirm.

U.S. captain Meghan Duggan has said every player in the U.S. national team player pool, plus under-18 national team players, committed to not playing at worlds unless the wage dispute is resolved.

The world championship tournament starts March 31 in Plymouth, Mich.

As of Thursday evening, no resolution has come between USA Hockey and its women’s national team. They met formally on Monday for more than 10 hours, with both sides calling it productive.

Neither side has said when its next scheduled meeting will take place.

On Tuesday, USA Hockey said it postponed a pre-worlds camp that was to run through next Tuesday in Traverse City, Mich., and canceled a scheduled Friday exhibition against Finland.

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NHL asked for decision on Olympics by end of April

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International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel tells The Associated Press he needs to know by the end of April whether NHL players will be cleared to play in the South Korea Olympics next year.

NHL team owners have made it clear they don’t want to stop their season again for the Winter Games and put their stars at risk of injury. The reluctance has come up before and yet the NHL has participated in the Olympics since 1998. This time, however, there seems to be an impasse.

The head of the NHL Players Association, Donald Fehr, says the players want to participate and hopes the league will take advantage of the chance to market the game in Asia.

However, NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly says without “material change to the current status quo, NHL players will not be participating in the 2018 Winter Olympics.”

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