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Holy trees spark debate on future of Olympic downhill course

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 7:30am
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — The long-term future of the downhill course for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics is coming under the spotlight this weekend at the Alpine skiing test event for the games. (...)
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IAAF looking into claims of state-sanctioned doping in China

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 7:30am
BEIJING (AP) — The IAAF is investigating the authenticity of a two-decade-old letter published in Chinese media that suggests state-sanctioned doping in the 1990s, and casts doubt on the longstanding world records set by Wang Junxia in the women's 3,000 and 10,000 meters. (...)
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Pyeongchang organizers at 70 percent of sponsorship target

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 7:30am
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — South Korean organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics have reached 70 percent of their target of 870 billion won ($728 million) in domestic sponsorships. (...)
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Ennis-Hill to miss indoor season, hopes to be fit for Rio

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 7:30am
LONDON (AP) — Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will miss the indoor season because of an Achilles injury. (...)
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Wozniacki to be Denmark's flag-bearer at Olympics in Rio

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 7:30am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Former top-ranked tennis player Caroline Wozniacki has been chosen to be Denmark's flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. (...)
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Weibrecht competes in Pyeongchang as wife goes into labor

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 7:30am
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — With his wife about to give birth back home in Lake Placid, New York, American skier Andrew Weibrecht felt conflicted about traveling to Asia to test the downhill and super-G course that will be used for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics. (...)
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Paris secures 8m euros in sponsorship deals for Olympic bid

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 4:00am
PARIS (AP) — Leaders of the Paris bid for the 2024 Olympics have secured about 8 million euros ($8.9 million) in sponsorship deals with four major French groups. (...)
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Thunder-Suns, Box

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 2:30am
Durant 11-21 5-5 32, Ibaka 4-9 0-0 8, Adams 2-3 2-6 6, Westbrook 8-19 11-12 29, Waiters 5-11 3-5 15, Kanter 5-9 0-0 11, Payne 4-7 0-0 11, Collison 0-0 0-0 0, Singler 2-4 2-2 7, Morrow 1-2 0-0 3, Novak 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 42-85 23-30 122. (...)
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Monday's College Basketball

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 2:30am
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AP Top Sports News at 11:41 p.m. EST

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 2:30am
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Clippard, Diamondbacks agree to $12.25M, 2-year contract

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 2:30am
PHOENIX (AP) — Reliever Tyler Clippard agreed Monday to a $12.25 million, two-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, who also settled their arbitration case with A.J. Pollock by giving the All-Star outfielder a $10.25 million, two-year deal. (...)
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Activists demonstrate against sexual violence at Baylor

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 2:30am
WACO, Texas (AP) — A candlelight vigil to protest Baylor University's response to campus sexual violence drew scores of demonstrators to the street in front of the university president's home Monday night. (...)
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Top 25 Capsules

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 2:30am
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Buddy Hield's 3-pointer from the corner with 1.3 seconds remaining lifted No. 3 Oklahoma to a 63-60 victory over No. 24 Texas on Monday night. (...)
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AP Top Sports News at 3:38 a.m. EST

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 2:30am
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Manning spoils his fans again, walks off with a second title

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 1:00am
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Everyone got spoiled. (...)
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AP Top Sports News at 12:06 a.m. EST

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:00am
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Hield's 3-pointer lifts No. 3 Oklahoma past No. 24 Texas

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:00am
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Buddy Hield's 3-pointer from the corner with 1.3 seconds remaining lifted No. 3 Oklahoma to a 63-60 victory over No. 24 Texas on Monday night. (...)
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Raptors beat Pistons 103-89, have won 14 of 15

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:00am
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — When Andre Drummond's shot from about 80 feet dropped straight through the net to end the third quarter, Toronto's lead was down to five points, and it looked like this game against the Detroit Pistons might come down to the wire. (...)
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Trail Blazers-Grizzlies, Box

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:00am
Aminu 2-5 0-0 4, Leonard 1-2 0-0 3, Plumlee 2-4 0-0 4, Lillard 9-22 10-12 33, McCollum 10-24 0-0 21, Henderson 7-12 0-0 16, Crabbe 6-8 1-1 13, Davis 2-4 3-4 7, Harkless 5-7 0-3 11, Frazier 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 44-89 14-20 112. (...)
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Durant, Thunder pull away to beat Suns 122-106

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:00pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 25 of his 32 points in the second half and Oklahoma City pulled away in the final four minutes to hand the Phoenix Suns their eighth consecutive loss, 122-106 on Monday night. (...)
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