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February 21, 2018 - 4:36 pm
MLB-NEWS Orioles bring back Chris Tillman to rotation UNDATED (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have signed pitcher Chris Tillman to a $3 million, one-year contract that includes performance bonuses. Tillman likely will join right-handers Dylan Bundy, Kevin Gausman and Andrew Cashner in the rotation...
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February 21, 2018 - 3:33 pm
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February 21, 2018 - 10:57 am
OLYMPICS Vonn takes bronze, Goggia wins PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Lindsey Vonn fell a little short of winning her second women's Olympic downhill gold medal. The American came away with the bronze by finishing 0.47 seconds behind the gold medal-winning Sofia Goggia (GOH'-jah) of Italy. The 33...
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Gold medal winners Kikkan Randall, of the United States, and Jessica Diggins is flanked by silver medal winners Stina Nilsson, of Sweden, and Charlotte Kalla, left, and bronze medal winners Marit Bjoergen, of Norway, and Maiken Caspersen Falla during the venue ceremony after women's team sprint freestyle cross-country skiing final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
February 21, 2018 - 10:27 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:25 a.m. Marit Bjoergen is now the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time after her Norwegian team took bronze in the women's cross-country skiing sprint relay, increasing her career tally to 14 Olympic...
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United States' Jessica Diggins, left, and Kikkan Randall celebrate after winning the gold medal in the women's team sprint freestyle cross-country skiing final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 21, 2018 - 10:11 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — As she headed up the steepest, most grueling hill of her life in third place, Jessica Diggins thought to herself just winning an Olympic medal was no longer good enough. She wanted more. She wanted gold. Diggins dug deep, remembering all the years of training she had...
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Gold medal winner Sofia Goggia, of Italy, reacts after the flower ceremony for the women's downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 21, 2018 - 8:59 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Lindsey Vonn turned in a bronze-medal performance in the last Olympic downhill of her career. Russian Alina Zagitova skated a flawless "Black Swan" routine for a world-record score in the short program and a shot at gold after Friday's free dance. And Norwegian Marit...
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February 21, 2018 - 8:40 am
Feb. 22 1919 — The first dog race track to use an imitation rabbit opens in Emeryville, Calif. 1936 — Figure skater Sonja Henie wins her 10th straight world championship. 1959 — Lee Petty, driving an Oldsmobile, wins the first Daytona 500. 1969 — Barbara Jo Rubin becomes the first female jockey to...
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Gold medal winner Sofia Goggia, of Italy, celebrates during the flower ceremony for the women's downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
February 21, 2018 - 7:04 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Sofia Goggia refused to let Lindsey Vonn catch her. Or, anyone else. The Italian skier won the women's downhill Wednesday , holding off Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway by 0.09 seconds and Vonn by 0.47 seconds. "I was really focused — I moved like a samurai," Goggia said...
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Marit Bjoergen, of Norway, competes in the women's team sprint freestyle semifinal cross-country skiing competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 21, 2018 - 6:14 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Marit Bjoergen made Olympic history and the United States women's cross-country team won its first medal ever — and it was gold. Bjoergen won her 14th medal at the Winter Games by taking bronze with her Norwegian teammates on Wednesday in the team sprint. That made...
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