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In this Nov. 25, 2016, photo, skiers and snowboarders ride the lift during opening day at Brighton Resort, in Brighton, Utah. Utah ski officials kick off the new season energized by the growing possibility of another Winter Olympics bid and buoyed by two straight seasons of record visitation. (Laura Seitz/The Deseret News via AP)
November 20, 2017 - 10:29 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah ski officials kick off the new season energized by the growing possibility of another Winter Olympics bid and buoyed by two straight seasons of record visitation. But there's also some concern that publicity surrounding the state's strict new DUI law that goes into effect...
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FILE- In this Nov. 1, 2017, file photo, the Georgia Dome is seen at right with the Mercedes-Benz stadium at left in Atlanta. The Georgia Dome is scheduled to be imploded Monday, Nov. 20. The dome was not only the former home of the Atlanta Falcons but also the site of two Super Bowls, 1996 Olympics Games events and NCAA basketball tournaments among other major events. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)
November 20, 2017 - 7:33 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the implosion of the Georgia Dome (all times local): 7:30 a.m. One of the nation's largest domed stadiums has been reduced to rubble in downtown Atlanta. The Georgia Dome was imploded with nearly 5,000 pounds of explosives Monday morning. The dome was the former home of...
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November 19, 2017 - 5:35 pm
Becca Hamilton earned an Olympic berth as a member of the American women's curling team, and then the real pressure was on. A few hours later, her brother, Matt, was competing in the U.S. men's trials for a chance to join her in Pyeongchang. "A lot of the times, I was sitting there watching Matt's...
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Alina Zagitova of Russia competes her ladies free program during the ISU French Grand Prix figure skating event at Pole Sud Indoor skating rink in Grenoble, southeastern France, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
November 18, 2017 - 12:36 pm
GRENOBLE, France (AP) — World junior champion Alina Zagitova recovered from a disappointing performance in the short program with a series of flawless jumps in the free to win the Internationaux de France on Saturday and qualify for the Grand Prix final. The 15-year-old Russian, who won the Cup of...
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FILE- In this July 22, 1996 file photo, Naim Suleymanoglu, of Turkey, lifts 147.5kg, at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta. Turkey's official news agency said Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, Suleymanoglu, the Turkish weightlifter who was known as "Pocket Hercules" and who won three straight Olympic gold medals for Turkey between 1988 and 1996, has died. Suleymanoglu was considered one of the sport's greatest athletes and earned his nickname for his strength and diminutive size. He was 50. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
November 18, 2017 - 9:20 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Naim Suleymanoglu, the Turkish weightlifter who won three Olympic gold medals and was known as "Pocket Hercules," died Saturday. He was 50. Suleymanoglu was considered one of the sport's greatest athletes and earned his nickname for his strength and diminutive size. He died at...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2017, file photo, Gracie Gold performs during the women's free skate at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Kansas City, Mo. Gold has withdrawn from the national championships while she continues to seek treatment for depression, anxiety and an eating disorder. Gold announced last month that she was withdrawing from her Grand Prix assignments, and her decision to skip the nationals in January ends any chance of her competing at next year's Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
November 17, 2017 - 7:20 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Two-time U.S. women's figure skating champion Gracie Gold has withdrawn from the national championships while she continues to seek treatment for depression, anxiety and an eating disorder. Gold announced last month that she was withdrawing from her Grand Prix...
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FILE - in this Jan. 15, 2012 file photo, Andy Murray of Britain, left, talks with coach Ivan Lendl during a practice session for the Australian Open tennis championship, in Melbourne, Australia. Murray and Lendl are calling it quits for a second time, ending a partnership that produced three Grand Slam titles and two Olympic gold medals. (AP Photo/Sarah Ivey, File)
November 17, 2017 - 6:55 pm
Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl are calling it quits for a second time, ending a partnership that produced three Grand Slam titles and two Olympic gold medals. Murray announced Friday on his website that he and Lendl "have mutually agreed to end their coaching relationship." All of Murray's greatest...
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November 17, 2017 - 2:24 pm
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2016, file photo, Erin Hamlin, of the United States, speeds down the course during the women's World Cup Luge event in Park City, Utah. Hamlin came in first place. This is not a gold-medal-or-bust season for USA Luge star Erin Hamlin, who is bidding for a fourth Olympic appearance. She’s getting married next summer and is likely headed toward retirement, but she’s still one of the elite sliders in her sport. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
November 17, 2017 - 1:37 pm
Erin Hamlin is looking forward to normalcy. She is getting married next summer in her hometown. She is thinking about career moves. She is trying to figure out the rest of her life. It is probably her last luge season. It is definitely her last Olympic season. As such, it would be easy to fall into...
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November 17, 2017 - 10:56 am
IOC-RUSSIA DECISION IOC to decide Dec. 5 if Russia goes to 2018 Winter Olympics LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee says it will decide on Dec. 5 if Russia can compete at the Pyeongchang Winter Games. Russia faces being banned from the Feb. 9-25 games in South Korea as...
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