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Scheifele, Wheeler propel Jets past Avalanche

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Blake Wheeler had two goals and assists and Mark Scheifele assisted on three goals as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Colorado Avalanche 6-1 on Friday night. Wheeler ended a...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Olympic heartbreak continues for Vonn

BUKPYEONG, South Korea – Way back in 2010, Lindsey Vonn felt she had figured out the Olympics. It was her third Winter Games and she was certain she’d finally solved the puzzle. Not only did Vonn...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Chen shakes off short program disaster with dazzling performance

GANGNEUNG, South Korea – All that pressure was gone for his free skate. Out of medals contention and finally skating with a clear mind, the 18-year-old prodigy landed an unparalleled six quadruple...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nuggets make 24 3-pointers, Jokic notches triple-double versus Bucks

MILWAUKEE – There’s something about playing in Milwaukee that brings out the best in Nikola Jokic. Just over a year after recording the first triple-double of his career at the BMO Harris Bradley...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Hansdotter wins Olympic slalom title; Mikaela Shiffrin finishes stunning 4th

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Frida Hansdotter held off Mikaela Shiffrin and the rest of a tightly bunched field to win the Olympic slalom title Friday at the Pyeongchang Games. In second after the...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Austria’s Mayer wins Olympic super-G, breaks Norway’s grip

JEONGSEON, South Korea – Matthias Mayer broke Norway’s 16-year grip on the Olympic men’s super-G title with his victory Friday at the Pyeongchang Games. The Austrian skier won the speed race by...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Colorado’s Mikaela Shiffrin wins 2nd career Olympic gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — One Olympic gold medal down for Mikaela Shiffrin. More just might be on deck. The 22-year-old American used a hard-charging final run to win the giant slalom Thursday for...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

France’s Vaultier repeats as Olympic champion in men’s snowboardcross

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Pierre Vaultier of France is back atop the Olympic podium in men’s snowboardcross. Vaultier defended the title he won at the Sochi Games four years ago on Thursday by...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Aksel Lund Svindal conquers Olympic downhill to become oldest Alpine ski winner

JEONGSEON, South Korea — Aksel Lund Svindal became the oldest Olympic gold medalist in Alpine skiing by winning the men’s downhill on Thursday at the Pyeongchang Games. The 35-year-old Norwegian...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Semyon Varlamov makes 43 saves, Avalanche blank Canadiens

DENVER — Semyon Varlamov rescued Colorado’s struggling offense with a stellar performance against Montreal. Varlamov made 43 saves for his first victory in more than a month and the Avalanche...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Stars back on the field as pitchers, catchers begin spring training

Justin Verlander is looking forward to a full season with the Houston Astros, while the New York Mets are hoping for a healthier year for their starting staff. The New York Yankees? Well, this...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tiger Woods back at Riviera, a golf course that never treated him well

LOS ANGELES – Even when Tiger Woods hardly ever lost, he never could win at Riviera. Woods resumes his comeback from a fourth back surgery at the Genesis Open, marking his return to the course...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports