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2014: Notable Deaths In The World Of Sports

Cashmere Jackson, 26, former national boxing champion. She won the national light welterweight titles in 2010 and 2011 and a bronze medal in 2010 at the world boxing championships

97.1 The Ticket–12/28/2014

Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans walks on the floor for Senior night with Lacey Holsworth, a 8-year-old from St. Johns Michigan who is battling cancer, after defeating the Iowa Hawkeyes 86-76 at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on February 6, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

The Sports Stories We Want To Remember From 2014

Here are some sports stories that helped remind us why we watch.

97.1 The Ticket–12/25/2014

Tomas Tatar #21 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his game-tying goal in the third period against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the game at Consol Energy Center on April 9, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The Penguins defeated the Red Wings 4-3 in a shootout.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Tatar, Red Wings End 6-Game Skid, Beat Sabres

Tomas Tatar had a pair of power-play goals in the third period Tuesday night …

97.1 The Ticket–12/23/2014

SUNRISE, FL - DECEMBER 04: Sean Bergenheim #20 of the Florida Panthers looks on during a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at BB&T Center on December 4, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Panthers Outlast Capitals In Longest NHL Shootout [VIDEO]

Roberto Luongo has been around the NHL for 15 seasons, and yet the veteran goalie still had a chance to see something new.

97.1 The Ticket–12/17/2014

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05:  Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings shoots against Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers during there game at Madison Square Garden on November 5, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Back From Injury, Abdelkader Ready To Pick Up Where He Left Off

As the Red Wings try to snap a three-game losing streak, Abdelkader returns to action after missing seven games with a shoulder injury.

CBS Detroit–12/16/2014

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Classic: Brendan Shanahan Wants Female Heckler To Shave Her Armpits [VIDEO]

Beyond his impressive talents at Left Wing, Brendan Shanahan also has a razor sharp wit.

12/05/2014

Darren Helm #43 of the Detroit Red Wings. FILE PHOTO. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Quincey, Helm Lift Red Wings Over Stars 5-2

The Detroit Red Wings beat the Dallas Stars 5-2 on Thursday night.

97.1 The Ticket–12/04/2014

Partial Owner of the Vancouver Giants Gordie Howe, aka 'Mr. Hockey, visits for his annual inspection of the Vancouver Giants prior to their WHL game against the Everett Silvertips on October 28, 2005 at Pacific Colisseum in Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada. The Silvertips defeated the Giants 5-2. (Photo by Chris Relke/Getty Images)

Howe’s Family Says His Mental Awareness Improved

Gordie Howe’s family was hopeful the hockey great would be out of the hospital before the end of the night Wednesday after being treated for dehydration.

97.1 The Ticket–12/03/2014

Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings. FILE (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Florida Snaps Detroit’s Win Streak, 4-3

Detroit’s Gustav Nyquist scored with 59 seconds to play to cut the lead to a goal, but the Red Wings never got another good chance.

97.1 The Ticket–12/03/2014

NEWARK, NJ - OCTOBER 30: Evander Kane #9 of the Winnipeg Jets gets the shot off against the New Jersey Devils during the first period at the Prudential Center on October 30, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Evander Kane Knows How To Show Off His Money And Girlfriend Mara Teigen [PHOTO]

What makes you more jealous — his money or his girl?

97.1 The Ticket–12/02/2014

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