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Olympic athletes from Russia celebrate with their coach Oleg Znarok after winning the men's gold medal hockey game against Germany, 4-3, in overtime at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Gangneung, South Korea. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 25, 2018 - 4:25 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Norway's Marit Bjoergen closed out a remarkable Olympic career in dominant fashion, winning the gold medal in the women's 30-kilometer mass start at the Pyeongchang Games. The Russian men's hockey team captured the gold over Germany with a 4-3 win in overtime. And...
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In the Friday, February 9, 2018 photo, Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, speaks during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The International Olympic Committee executive board has recommended upholding the ban of Russia from the Pyeongchang Winter Games. The full membership will vote on the proposal Sunday ahead of the closing ceremony. (Clive Mason/Pool Photo via AP)
February 25, 2018 - 4:12 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The massive, state-linked Russian doping scandal didn't stain the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, IOC President Thomas Bach said Sunday. It was, however, the subject of the vast majority of the questions Bach fielded as the IOC tried to shake the stigma of Russian...
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February 25, 2018 - 3:46 am
OLYMPICS Russian hockey gold as Olympics wind down PEYONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — A power-play goal by Kirill Kaprizov in overtime has lifted the Russians to the gold medal in men's hockey with a 4-3 win over Germany at the Pyeongchang Olympics. It's the first gold in men's hockey for a Russian...
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Arizona's Dylan Smith, left, and DeAndre Ayton leave the court after the team's 98-93 overtime loss to Oregon in an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)
February 25, 2018 - 3:33 am
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Lorenzo Romar has no idea how long he'll be in charge at Arizona. The 14th-ranked Wildcats played without embattled coach Sean Miller and lost 98-93 to Oregon in overtime Saturday night, ending a difficult day for the troubled program. Romar, the team's associate head coach,...
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Gold medal winners from left: United States' curlers Joe Polo, John Landsteiner, Matt Hamilton, Tyler George, John Shuster and captain Phill Drobnick stand on the podium during the men's curling venue ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 25, 2018 - 3:32 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Wind, snow, ice or shine, the Winter Games had its share of golden moments that will forever be etched in Olympic lore. The American men's so-called Miracurl on Ice. Alina Zagitova. Ester Ledecka. Chloe Kim. The U.S. women's hockey team. There were also several not-...
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Wichita State center Shaquille Morris (24) shoots free throws as SMU fans hold up balloons shaped to read "FBI" in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
February 25, 2018 - 2:54 am
Arenas were packed, fans were cheering and schools were competing. In most places, it was a typical Saturday of college basketball. There was little visible hangover from the latest developments in the federal investigation of corruption in college basketball. Coaches were taking the same tact they...
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This chart obtained by The Associated Press shows the U.S. Olympic Committee's medal projections for the 2018 Winter Games in a slide presented last year to the USOC board. The USOC targeted 37 medals for Team USA in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (AP Photo)
February 25, 2018 - 2:52 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. Olympic team will leave Pyeongchang with its lowest medal haul in 20 years — a number even worse than it looks because of all the new, American-friendly sports that have been added to the program over the past two decades. The U.S. finished with 23 medals...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2010, file photo, basketballs are seen before Northern Iowa's NCAA college basketball practice, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports. NCAA president Mark Emmert said in a statement Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, the allegations "if true, point to systematic failures that must be fixed and fixed now if we want college sports in America." (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
February 25, 2018 - 2:39 am
Arizona coach Sean Miller sat out the team's game against Oregon on Saturday night, a day after ESPN, citing anonymous sources, reported he was heard on an FBI wiretap discussing a $100,000 payment to current Wildcats freshman Deandre Ayton. Arizona associate head coach Lorenzo Romar directed the...
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Gold medalist in the women's parallel giant slalom Ester Ledecka, of the Czech Republic, poses during the medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 25, 2018 - 2:34 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Ester Ledecka's brother, Jonas, designs comic books and dabbles in fashion on the side, putting together racing outfits for his little sister that transform the 22-year-old from the Czech Republic into something akin to a superhero. And his next project is...
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FILE- In this Feb. 12, 2018 file photo, course crew are shrouded in snow as they slip slide to the finish after the women's giant slalom was postponed due to high winds at the 2018 Winter Olympics at the Yongpyong Alpine Center, Pyeongchang, South Korea. The forecast for the next Winter Olympics: Cold with a 100 percent chance of fake snow. The freezing temperatures and windblown ski slopes that served up a lasting story line in Pyeongchang did not alter the fact that between 90 and 98 percent of the snow used for skiing and snowboarding was man-made. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
February 25, 2018 - 2:15 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The forecast for the next Winter Olympics: cold with a 100 percent chance of fake snow. In other words, a lot like the Olympics which wrap up Sunday in South Korea. Though freezing temperatures and windy conditions punctuated the action in Pyeongchang, between 90 and...
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