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February 05, 2018 - 10:49 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Six-time Olympic gold medalist Viktor Ahn and three former NHL players are among 32 Russian athletes who filed appeals Tuesday seeking spots at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 32 athletes all failed to pass the mandatory International Olympic Committee vetting —...
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Larry Nassar, right, listens near defense attorney Matthew Newberg as Judge Janice Cunningham (pictured on the monitor) sentences Nassar at Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich., Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The former Michigan State University sports-medicine and USA Gymnastics doctor received 40 to 125 years for three first degree criminal sexual abuse charges related to assaults that occurred at Twistars, a gymnastics facility in Dimondale. Nassar has also been sentenced to 60 years in prison for three child pornography charges in federal court and between 40 to 175 years in Ingham County for seven counts of criminal sexual conduct. (Cory Morse /The Grand Rapids Press via AP)
February 05, 2018 - 10:26 pm
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — The worst sex-abuse case in sports history ended Monday with a third long prison sentence for Larry Nassar, and his victims vowed to keep fighting for accountability in the scandal that upended the gymnastics world and raised alarms about the sport's ask-no-questions culture...
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February 05, 2018 - 10:19 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Court of Arbitration for Sport says six-time Olympic gold medalist Viktor Ahn is among 32 Russian athletes who have filed appeals seeking spots at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 32 athletes all failed to pass the mandatory International Olympic Committee vetting...
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Nashville Predators defenseman Alexei Emelin (25) watches, left, as New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) shoots a goal behind Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne (35) as Nashville Predators left wing Austin Watson (51) looks on during the first period of an NHL hockey game in New York, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
February 05, 2018 - 10:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Johansen scored the tying goal in the final minute of regulation, and Roman Josi scored the winner 3:42 into overtime to rally the Nashville Predators past the New York Islanders 5-4 on Monday night. Kevin Fiala had two goals, and Calle Jarnkrok and Ryan Johansen also scored...
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Syracuse guard Tyus Battle (25) goes up to shoot past the defense of Louisville forward Anas Mahmoud (14) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
February 05, 2018 - 9:53 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Tyus Battle scored 25 points to lead Syracuse to a 78-73 victory over Louisville Monday night. Syracuse (16-8, 5-6) never trailed in the final 28:58 as they snapped a two-game losing streak. However, the Cardinals (16-8, 6-5) made it interesting down the stretch against the...
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Syracuse guard Tyus Battle (25) goes up to shoot past the defense of Louisville forward Anas Mahmoud (14) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
February 05, 2018 - 9:24 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Tyus Battle scored 25 points to lead Syracuse to a 78-73 victory over Louisville Monday night. Syracuse (16-8, 5-6) never trailed in the final 28:58 as they snapped a two-game losing streak. However, the Cardinals (16-8, 6-5) made it interesting down the stretch against the...
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February 05, 2018 - 9:10 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Tyler Nelson hit four 3-pointers and finished with 27 points and Ferron Flavors Jr. scored 13 of his 16 points in the second half to help Fairfield beat Siena 78-65 on Monday night for its third win in a row. Nelson moved past Joe DeSantis (1975-79) into second on Fairfield...
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February 05, 2018 - 9:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets have traded center Tyler Zeller to Milwaukee for guard Rashad Vaughn and a second-round pick. The Nets say Monday they will get the pick this June if it falls between Nos. 31-47. If not, it will go to Brooklyn in 2020. Zeller signed with the Nets last summer after...
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February 05, 2018 - 8:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Knicks guard Ron Baker will have right shoulder surgery and miss the rest of the season. The Knicks say Monday that Baker will have an arthroscopic shoulder stabilization. It will be performed Wednesday by Dr. Answorth Allen. The team says the expected recovery time is four to six...
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A Philadelphia Eagles fan chants while waiting for the team to arrive at Philadelphia International Airport a day after defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 52 in Minneapolis, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 05, 2018 - 8:00 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lady Luck was most certainly not the side of Las Vegas sports books during the Super Bowl as some reported six- and seven-figure losses in part due to a seemingly deep-pocketed mystery bettor and the many records set during the game, which allowed gamblers to cash in on proposition...
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