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  • NBA setting up hotline to report misconduct, work concerns

    The NBA is establishing a confidential hotline for league and team employees to report concerns about misconduct in their workplace. The move comes after a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile environment for women in the Dallas Mavericks organization. Commissioner Adam...

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  • Florida Panthers honor victims of school shooting

    The Florida Panthers have honored victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with a somber video tribute before their game against the Washington Capitals. The arena video screen Thursday night showed the names and faces of each of the 17 students who were killed on...

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  • Larry Nance Jr. to wear his dad's retired No. 22 with Cavs

    Larry Nance Jr. will wear his father's retired No. 22 with the Cavaliers. The forward announced Thursday night that the NBA has worked it out so he can switch from No. 24 to his dad's No. 22 starting next week. Nance Jr. was recently acquired by Cleveland in a trade with the Los Angeles...

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  • Arizona's Trier suspended for trace amount of PED

    Arizona's Allonzo Trier has been declared ineligible for the reappearance of a banned substance that led to a 19-game suspension last season. The NCAA notified the school on Thursday that the preseason All-America junior guard tested positive for trace amount of the substance late last...

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  • Police officer dies after fan violence before game in Spain

    A Spanish riot police officer died of cardiac arrest after clashes involving Russian soccer fans before a Europa League match on Thursday between hosts Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow, raising concerns less than four months before the World Cup in Russia.

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  • Police officer dies after fan violence before game in Spain

    A Spanish riot police officer died of cardiac arrest after clashes involving Russian soccer fans before a Europa League match on Thursday between hosts Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow, raising concerns less than four months before the World Cup in Russia. Basque Country authorities in...

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  • Woods shoots solid 70 at windy Honda; Noren has early lead

    On a windy day when par felt like a good score, that's exactly what Tiger Woods got at the Honda Classic. Alex Noren was even better. Noren, who lost in a playoff at Torrey Pines last month, shot 31 on the front nine and finished with a 6-foot birdie on the ninth hole into a strong wind...

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  • Vonn scatters grandfather's ashes near downhill course

    Lindsey Vonn came to South Korea with the goal of taking home an Olympic medal and leaving something even more special behind.

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  • Vonn scatters grandfather's ashes near downhill course

    Lindsey Vonn came to South Korea with the goal of taking home an Olympic medal and leaving something even more special behind. She did both. The American ski great said Thursday she recently scattered some of the ashes of her grandfather, who served during the Korean War, on a rock near...

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  • European soccer weekend: What to watch in main competitions

    What to watch in the leading soccer competitions in Europe this weekend: ——— ENGLAND The first trophy of the season is up for grabs at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, and it's a chance for Pep Guardiola to get his hands on silverware for the...

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  • Goldmedaille rush: Germany rolling along in Pyeongchang

    So much for that stoic, businesslike reputation that seems to follow German athletes. At the Pyeongchang Olympics, they're letting the emotions fly. And for good reason, too. The struggles of Sochi 2014 are forgotten for the Germans, who already have 13 gold medals at...

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  • Kings take shot at bringing NBA All-Star game to Sacramento

    The Sacramento Kings are looking to bring the NBA All-Star game to California's capital for the first time. Kings owner Vivek Ranadive, Mayor Darrell Steinberg and tourism officials are set to detail plans for the bid for the game in 2022 or '23 on Thursday and submit an application to the...

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  • US curlers to play for Olympic gold after upsetting Canada

    John Shuster and his U.S. team will play for a gold medal against Sweden after a 5-3 semifinal upset over Canada, a country that has struggled at the Pyeongchang Olympics despite dominating the world of curling for years. The U.S. victory Thursday was a remarkable comeback story for team...

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  • Column: US-Canada women's hockey classic makes us forget NHL

    Who needs the NHL? We're good with Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson pulling off the sickest of moves — her shoulders dipping to and fro, her blades cutting this way and that, her magic wand of a stick guiding the puck past a helpless Canadian goalie who had been reduced to a pretzel. We're...

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  • Shootout loss sends Canada to silver medal in women's hockey

    The silver medal was so disappointing for Canadian defenseman Jocelyne Larocque that she took it off just moments after it was draped around her neck. The way it got there was also fairly unsatisfying to Larocque and her teammates. Canada lost 3-2 to the United States...

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  • AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 13 at the Pyeongchang Olympics

    The U.S. women’s hockey team ended a 20-year gold medal drought by beating archrival Canada 3-2 in a shootout thriller. American Mikaela Shiffrin added silver to her burgeoning medal collection, coming in 0.97 seconds behind gold medalist Michelle Gisin of Switzerland in the women’s Alpine combined. And Andre Myhrer of Sweden won a surprise gold medal in men’s slalom, taking advantage of big favorites Marcel Hirscher and Henrik Kristoffersen failing to finish the race.

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  • Bobby Hull jersey part of history for Chicago family

    When Joe Serpico closes his eyes, he can go right back to that day in 1961. Serpico's big Italian family gathered for cake and coffee for his 10th birthday. On a table full of presents, there was one unwrapped Wieboldt's department store box from uncle Jerry "The Barber" Del Giudice — a...

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  • Column: Harrington has unconventional views on Tiger Woods

    Padraig Harrington rarely goes the conventional route. He once wore glasses to help him read greens, even though he had 20/20 vision. He became a Royal & Ancient ambassador, and then began using a belly putter when the R&A was proposing to outlaw the use of them. So when it came to his...

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  • When NBA returns, will Warriors' dominance come back, too?

    The Golden State Warriors have never lost more than 15 games in a season under Steve Kerr. They could reach that total in the first night after the All-Star break. The Warriors who return Thursday night aren't the same ones who dominated the NBA for the last three seasons. The defending...

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  • Andre Myhrer of Sweden wins Olympic gold medal in men's slalom

    Andre Myhrer of Sweden wins Olympic gold medal in men’s slalom.

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  • Texas transgender wrestler back to defend state title

    Mack Beggs is back. He's still wrestling, still competing for a state championship and still undefeated. And he's still wrestling against the girls. It's just been a lot quieter since last year when his march to a state championship was dogged by a last-minute lawsuit that tried to stop...

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  • A big night for NBC, led again by Lindsey Vonn

    Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: BIG NIGHT: NBC may owe Lindsey Vonn some stock options after the Pyeongchang Games. She helped reignite interest in the Olympics with her bronze-medal performance in the downhill, and returned Wednesday for what had to be NBC's...

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  • David Wise defends title, US gets third gold halfpipe gold

    At least the Americans have the Phoenix Snow Park halfpipe. Freestyle skier David Wise successfully defended his gold medal Thursday, breaking through on his final run to give the U.S. its third gold medal in the halfpipe at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Wise wiped out on his first two runs...

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  • Spurs preparing to play without Leonard this season

    The Spurs are preparing to play without star forward Kawhi Leonard this season, San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said. Leonard has missed all but nine games this season as he battles right quadriceps tendinopathy. "We only have X number of games left this season and he's still not ready...

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