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  • Old foes Shevchenko, Jedrzejczyk meet for UFC flyweight belt

    Valentina Shevchenko and Joanna Jedrzejczyk were teenagers when they first fought at the muay Thai world championships in 2006. They met again in 2007 and 2008. Shevchenko won every time. A decade later, the fighters are meeting once again Saturday night, this time under the bigger,

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  • Sharpe riding high into halfpipe season as Olympic champ

    Cassie Sharpe was name-dropped in a tweet by movie star Ryan Reynolds, saw a little girl dressed up as her for Halloween and even got her face on a pair of socks owned by the prime minister. These things can happen when you win Olympic gold. Sharpe won the halfpipe ...

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  • Austria's Schmidhofer wins 2nd straight Lake Louise downhill

    Nicole Schmidhofer of Austria has won a World Cup downhill for the second straight day. Schmidhofer was even faster Saturday than she was in Friday's season opener with a time of 1 minute, 47.68 seconds. Teammate Cornelia Hutter was second, 0.44 seconds behind. Michelle Gisin of...

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  • Franz takes super-G race at Beaver Creek on snowy, foggy day

    Max Franz of Austria conquered the snow and fog Saturday for his first World Cup super-G victory. Racing was delayed an hour as course workers cleared a considerable amount of snow from the track. With snowflakes still falling, Franz found just a little more speed in a tightly contested...

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