Curling

March 07, 2018 - 3:46 pm
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President Donald Trump, center, listens as Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, left, speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 07, 2018 - 6:59 am
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In this March 4, 2018 photo, Aksarban Curling Club president Steve Taylor demonstrates how to push off the hack to deliver a stone in front of an all-ages group during a learn-to-curl session at the Aksarben Curling Club in Omaha, Neb. Curling clubs across the United States have seen a major uptick in interest in the sport in the wake of the U.S. men winning the gold medal at the Winter Olympics. The Aksarben Curling Club in Omaha reports that 1,000 people will participate in its learn-to-curl events this winter and spring. That is more than twice as many as in a normal year. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
March 07, 2018 - 3:05 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — In a single-file line, the all-ages group of 40 shuffled gingerly onto the ice. Some wore jeans, some wore sweatpants and one was in gym shorts. A few looked athletic; others not so much. There was a sense of nervous excitement. All had pulled rubber "grippers" over the soles of...
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March 07, 2018 - 2:30 am
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Washington Capitals left wing Jakub Vrana (13), of Czech Republic, celebrates his goal with right wing Tom Wilson (43) and defenseman Dmitry Orlov (9), of Russia, and center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92) of Russia, during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
March 04, 2018 - 12:17 am
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — T.J. Oshie found a moment of tranquility as he stared through the darkness and into the crowd at fans holding their cellphones up to light up the stadium. With music playing and an opportunity to reflect, he contemplated the spectacle of playing an outdoor game at the U.S...
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March 02, 2018 - 5:50 pm
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — John Shuster's U.S. Olympic curling team had planned for a whirlwind couple of months in 2018, hoping to bounce from the Pyeongchang Games to the USA Nationals in Fargo and then perhaps on to the World Curling Championship in Las Vegas. Then they won a gold medal . On Friday, the...
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March 02, 2018 - 2:54 pm
The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Jake Seiner at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer...
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March 01, 2018 - 3:10 pm
The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by Ben Nuckols at 5 p.m. and Doug Feinberg at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, a South Korea supporter holds a picture of South Korea's skip Kim Eunjung as she watches her team during a women's semi-final curling match against Japan at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. The five-member team captured hearts in a country that hardly knew curling before. They have become sought-after models for commercials and inspired countless online memes and catch-phrases. The signs read: " Yeong-mi, Ya (meaning Hey, Yeong-mi). Yeong-mi is the first name of the lead sweeper for the women’s curling team that won an unexpected silver medal at the Olympics (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)
March 01, 2018 - 2:20 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In South Korea's sudden craze for curling, it really is all in a name. Free flights and baseball tickets are just some of the freebies South Korean companies are offering to anyone named Yeong-mi (yuhng-MEE). That's the first name of the lead sweeper for the women's...
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Former Connecticut basketball player Steve Emt practices his curling at the Norfolk Curling Club in Norfolk, Conn., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Emt, who was paralyzed in a drunk driving accident in 1995, is the vice skip on the U.S. team that will participate in next month's Paralympic Games in South Korea. At rear is Ray Robitaille, of the Norfolk Curling Club. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
February 26, 2018 - 4:08 pm
NORFOLK, Conn. (AP) — Steve Emt was rolling himself up a hill to a pie shop in Falmouth, Massachusetts, when the coach of a wheelchair curling team noticed the former UConn basketball player. The shop's name was Pie in the Sky. An interesting coincidence, Emt thought, when Tony Colacchio approached...
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