Women's alpine skiing

FILE - In this Feb. 8, 1964, file photo, coach Bob Beattie, center, hugs skiers Billy Kidd, left, and Jimmy Huega after Kidd finished second and Huega, third, in the men's slalom competition at the Winter Olympics in Lizum, Austria. Beattie, a ski racing pioneer who helped launch the Alpine World Cup circuit more than 50 years ago, has died. He was 85. His son, Zeno, said Beattie died Sunday, April 1, 2018, in Fruita, Colorado, after dealing with health issues. (AP Photo/File)
April 02, 2018 - 3:49 pm
DENVER (AP) — The plaque that rested for years on ski icon Bob Beattie's desk was inscribed with a matter-of-fact motto: It can be done. An all-too-fitting mantra for the ski racing pioneer who helped launch the World Cup circuit more than 50 years ago and was part of the commentary crew that...
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March 18, 2018 - 3:36 pm
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March 17, 2018 - 12:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have acquired the No. 3 overall pick in the NFL draft from the Indianapolis Colts, in an apparent bid to get one of the top quarterbacks available. The Jets say they are sending the Colts their first-rounder — No. 6 overall — along with two second-rounders this...
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March 17, 2018 - 10:28 am
NCAA TOURNAMENT History made as 16th seed ousts No. 1 seed UNDATED (AP) — The University of Maryland-Baltimore County has made basketball history. The UMBC Retrievers are the first No. 16 seed to beat a first seed following a 74-54 thrashing of Virginia. Senior guard Jairus Lyles poured in 23 of...
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United States's Mikaela Shiffrin holds the women's World Cup slalom discipline trophy, at the alpine ski World Cup finals in Are, Sweden, Saturday, March 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
March 17, 2018 - 9:16 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Overall champion Mikaela Shiffrin won her seventh slalom of the season at the World Cup finals on Saturday. Holding on to a commanding first-run lead, the American won by a massive 1.58 seconds over Wendy Holdener of Switzerland. Olympic slalom champion Frida Hansdotter of Sweden...
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Nashville Predators center Colton Sissons, center, is congratulated by teammates after an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators on Friday, March 16, 2018, in Denver. The Predators won 4-2. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
March 17, 2018 - 1:36 am
DENVER (AP) — The Nashville Predators didn't break out the bubbly or anything rowdy like that after becoming the first NHL team to clinch a playoff spot this season. "Business as usual," defenseman Ryan Ellis said of the low-key celebration that included some pizza. "Back to work." Colton Sissons...
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From left, second placed France, first placed Sweden and third placed Germany pose at the end of the Team Event, at the alpine ski World Cup finals in Are, Sweden, Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
March 16, 2018 - 12:29 pm
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Olympic slalom champions Frida Hansdotter and Andre Myhrer powered host Sweden to victory in the team event at the World Cup finals on Friday. Anna Swenn Larsson, Hansdotter, and Myhrer earned the points as Sweden beat Germany 3-1 in the final. Myhrer clinched it when Julien...
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March 15, 2018 - 8:44 am
March 16 1938 — Temple defeats Colorado 60-36 in the first National Invitation Tournament and the first major postseason basketball tournament. 1941 — Chicago's Paul Thompson becomes the first NHL coach to pull his goalie for an extra skater but nothing comes of the move, even though Toronto has a...
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Italy's Sofia Goggia gets to the finish area after completing a women's super-G at the alpine ski World Cup finals in Are, Sweden, Thursday, March 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
March 15, 2018 - 6:48 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Tina Weirather successfully defended her World Cup super-G season title in the final race won by Sofia Goggia in dominant fashion on Thursday. Goggia, the Italian who clinched the downhill title a day earlier, finished 0.32 seconds ahead of Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany. Lindsey...
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Italy's Sofia Goggia, left, congratulates United States' Lindsey Vonn after completing a women's World Cup downhill, at the alpine ski World Cup finals in Are, Sweden, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
March 14, 2018 - 1:31 pm
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Sofia Goggia and Lindsey Vonn each had something to celebrate when their season-long rivalry in downhill concluded Wednesday. Goggia followed up her Olympic downhill gold by claiming the season-long World Cup title in the discipline, while Vonn narrowly beat Goggia to win the...
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