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Sweden's Christoffer Sundgren, left, and Niklas Edin celebrate winning a men's semi-final curling match against Switzerland at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 22, 2018 - 7:53 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The United States will compete for a gold medal in men's curling after knocking out their Canadian opponents 5-3 in a tense semifinals showdown at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The U.S. victory on...
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Canada's Meghan Agosta(2) skates away as the United States players celebrate after winning the women's gold medal hockey game against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 22, 2018 - 7:13 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — A tense shootout, a dazzling deke and the end of an impressive streak. The United States' women's hockey team beat Canada 3-2 on Thursday in a gold-medal game that claimed a spot among the Olympics' most thrilling moments in recent memory. "They should make a movie...
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February 22, 2018 - 5:45 am
Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter has endorsed Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid while banned from soccer roles for financial misconduct. Blatter tweeted on Thursday that "Morocco would be the logical host! And it is time for Africa again!" The 2010 World Cup was staged in South Africa. Referencing the...
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Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson (17), of the United States, scores a game winning goal against goalie Shannon Szabados (1), of Canada, in the penalty shootout during the women's gold medal hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)
February 22, 2018 - 5:04 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson skated slowly back and forth toward the net, showing forehand, then leaning quickly to the left to fake a backhand that pulled Canadian goalie Shannon Szabados out of the crease. On the sport's biggest stage, against the Americans' greatest...
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February 22, 2018 - 3:57 am
CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Three-time tour winner Minjee Lee of Australia finished with a superb eagle putt to be among the four leaders after day one of the LPGA Thailand at Siam Country Club on Thursday. Lee sank a 45-foot putt on the 18th hole to card a 6-under-par 66 for a shot lead with 2016...
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Gold medal winner David Wise, of the United States, celebrates his run during the men's halfpipe final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 22, 2018 - 3:10 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — They give their bodies for this sport. Sometimes little pieces of their hearts and souls, too. Maybe that's why David Wise decided there was nothing left to lose Thursday when he stood atop a halfpipe that had sent one third of the 12 riders limping off with injuries...
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Dallas Stars defenseman Esa Lindell, right, of Finland, reaches in to poke away the puck from Anaheim Ducks defenseman Josh Manson during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
February 21, 2018 - 11:54 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Miller stopped 41 shots for his 42nd career shutout as the Anaheim Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 2-0 Wednesday night for their fourth straight win. Ryan Getzlaf scored short-handed and Hampus Lindholm had a power-play goal for the Ducks, who are on their longest unbeaten...
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Anna Gasser, of Austria, waves during the women's Big Air snowboard final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
February 21, 2018 - 11:15 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Anna Gasser grew up wanting to be a gymnast, making it all the way to the Austrian national team before life took her in another direction. She didn't even start snowboarding until she was 18, drawn not by the lure of the Olympics but of simply challenging herself to...
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United States' Lindsey Vonn comes to a stop in the finish area of the women's combined downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 21, 2018 - 11:14 pm
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — The first — and likely only — Olympic race between Lindsey Vonn and American teammate Mikaela Shiffrin will go down to the wire. Vonn took care of business in her specialty and has 1.98-second lead over Shiffrin after the downhill portion of Thursday's Alpine combined...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 file photo, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban looks on from the crowd during NBA All-Star Saturday in Los Angeles. The NBA has fined outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600,000 for comments about tanking during a podcast with Hall of Famer Julius Erving. Commissioner Adam Silver said the fine was for "public statements detrimental to the NBA." (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
February 21, 2018 - 10:33 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The NBA fined outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600,000 on Wednesday for comments about tanking during a podcast with Hall of Famer Julius Erving. Commissioner Adam Silver said the fine was for "public statements detrimental to the NBA." The league said the podcast with...
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