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February 18, 2018 - 2:06 pm
MADRID (AP) — Chris Froome finished Spain's Ruta del Sol race in 10th place behind winner Tim Wellens on Sunday. The five-stage race in southern Spain was Froome's first event since the four-time Tour de France winner was found to have failed a doping test at last year's Spanish Vuelta. Froome, who...
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Nathan Chen of the United States falls while performing during the men's short program figure skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 18, 2018 - 1:49 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It was, perhaps, the defining moment for the U.S. team at this Olympics. Not Shaun White blitzing the halfpipe in a final run to win gold, a win that came with some baggage by itself. Or Chloe Kim delighting fans from two countries when she won her halfpipe, either...
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February 18, 2018 - 1:42 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Petra Kvitova continued her remarkable comeback by beating Garbine Muguruza in the Qatar Open final on Sunday for her 13th straight win and second consecutive title. The 27-year-old Czech, a two-time Wimbledon champion, needed another three-setter to beat the fourth-seeded...
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Rochdale's Mark Kitching, second from right, heads the ball during the English FA Cup fifth round soccer match between Rochdale AFC and Tottenham Hotspur at the Crown Oil Arena in Rochdale, England, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
February 18, 2018 - 1:05 pm
ROCHDALE, England (AP) — A stoppage-time equalizer earned Rochdale a surprise 2-2 home draw with Tottenham in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Sunday, setting up a lucrative Wembley replay for the third-tier club later this month. Ian Henderson put bottom-of-the-table Rochdale, which is 64 places...
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivers his annual "State of Hungary" speech in Budapest, Hungary, in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. The inscription reads: "For us Hungary is first!" (Zoltan Mathe/MTI via AP)
February 18, 2018 - 1:03 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's prime minister says that "Christianity is Europe's last hope" and that politicians in Brussels, Berlin and Paris favoring migration have "opened the way to the decline of Christian culture and the advance of Islam." Viktor Orban said Sunday during his 20th annual...
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Former Atlanta Braves player Chipper Jones answers a question during a news conference before the NASCAR Daytona 500 Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
February 18, 2018 - 12:58 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Chipper Jones is ready to take his cuts at Daytona. Jones served as the honorary race official at "The Great American Race." Jones is a big NASCAR fan and autographed some baseball bats for driver Chase Elliott...
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FILE - In a Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 file photo, Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer hits an RBI-single in the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. A person with direct knowledge of the deal said Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 that free agent first baseman Hosmer has reached preliminary agreement on an eight-year contract with the San Diego Padres, pending a physical. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley, File)
February 18, 2018 - 12:55 pm
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Just the thought of free agent first baseman Eric Hosmer joining the downtrodden, youthful San Diego Padres sent a morning jolt through the spring training clubhouse. The on-field vibe seemed equally cheery, as country music blared as players went to work under sunny skies in...
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February 18, 2018 - 12:47 pm
OLYMPICS-DAY 9 Hirscher gets gold again PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Austrian skier Marcel Hirscher has picked up his second Alpine gold medal of the Pyeongchang (PYUHNG'-chahng) Olympics. Hirscher won the giant slalom title by the largest margin of victory in the event at the Olympics in 50...
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Jordan Greenway (18), of the United States, and Dominik Granak (51), of Slovakia, battle for the puck during the first period of the preliminary round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 18, 2018 - 12:38 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Ryan Donato would love to clone himself so he could play at the Olympics and Harvard at the same time. He has to be content will trying to win a medal for the United States. Donato is one of a handful of players and coaches in the Olympic men's hockey tournament who...
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February 18, 2018 - 12:36 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Diego Costa and Kevin Gameiro scored second-half goals to give Atletico Madrid a 2-0 win over Athletic Bilbao on Sunday and keep it within seven points of Spanish league leader Barcelona. Atletico will visit Barcelona on March 4 in what could be its last chance to inject...
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