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Dominik Paris wins men’s super-G at world championships

ARE, Sweden – Dominik Paris shook his head as he crossed the finish line. The third skier to start in the super-G, he had made technical mistakes requiring some corrections near the end of his run...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

U.S. Soccer welcomes video replay progress, urges Women’s World Cup approval

After urging FIFA to use video review at the Women’s World Cup, the head of American soccer has welcomed the progress being made on implementing VAR at the tournament. US Soccer Federation...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A new era of football in AAF

SAN DIEGO – When the fledgling Alliance of American Football held four exhibition games recently in San Antonio, something was missing. Kickoffs. “We were all looking around saying, ‘Does anyone...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Familiar feeling: Boston fetes Super Bowl winners

BOSTON – Hundreds of thousands of jubilant fans jammed downtown Boston on Tuesday for a parade celebrating the New England Patriots’ sixth Super Bowl title, clamoring for more with cheers of “We...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mikaela Shiffrin skis to super-G world championship

ARE, Sweden – As Mikaela Shiffrin hopped atop the podium to celebrate another gold medal, Lindsey Vonn was nearby on the sidelines of the finish area, stretching her ailing knees and explaining...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lindsey Vonn crashes out of her penultimate race

ARE, Sweden – One of the hallmarks of Lindsey Vonn’s career has been the way she bounces back from major crashes time and time again. So perhaps it’s fitting that the most successful female skier...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Svindal ready for final races before retirement

ARE, Sweden – Aksel Lund Svindal is approaching the final days of his skiing career with a mixture of nervousness and excitement. Maybe some apprehension, too. “Saying it out loud is really scary,”...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

‘Like an angel’: Mikaela Shiffrin inspired by cancer survivor

ARE, Sweden – Mikaela Shiffrin is adding a new twist to the usual relationship between star athlete and worshipping fans. She’s putting the spotlight on the fans. The overall World Cup skiing...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Pistons pour it on this time, rout Nuggets

DETROIT – For the second straight game, the Detroit Pistons had a big third-quarter lead at home. This time, they kept pouring it on. Andre Drummond scored 14 of his season-high 27 points in the...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ricky Fowler wins Phoenix Open despite triple bogey

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Standing above a greenside bunker at TPC Scottsdale’s difficult par-4 11th hole, Rickie Fowler turned just in time to see his ball, one he had just placed after penalty, trickle...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Missing soccer player Emiliano Sala’s plane found

LONDON – The wreckage of the plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala was located on Sunday, two weeks after it disappeared from radar over the English Channel, according to the marine scientist...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Patriots win Super Bowl once again

ATLANTA –By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer ATLANTA – That super shootout everyone expected turned into a defensive standoff. The New England Patriots showed they can win that type of...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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