Skating

United States' Nathan Chen celebrates after winning a men's competition at the Figure Skating World Championships in Assago, near Milan, Saturday, March 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
March 24, 2018 - 12:44 pm
ASSAGO, Italy (AP) — Nathan Chen's redemption is complete. While all of his top competitors fell, the 18-year-old Chen completed six quadruple jumps in the free program on Saturday to become the first U.S. winner of the men's world figure skating title since 2009. For the rest, it was a fallathon:...
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March 24, 2018 - 11:57 am
UNDATED (AP) — Four more teams face off tonight in the NCAA Elite Eight regional finals with a trip to the Final Four at stake. Eleventh-seeded Loyola of Chicago takes on ninth seed Kansas State in the South bracket in Atlanta. In the West, third seed Michigan plays ninth-seeded Florida State in...
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March 24, 2018 - 10:31 am
NCAA TOURNAMENT Elite Eight set after wins by Villanova, Duke, Kansas and Texas Tech UNDATED (AP) — The East and Midwest Region finals are set in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Top seed Villanova will take on Texas Tech in the East final at Boston, while Kansas will face Duke in a 1-2...
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March 24, 2018 - 2:27 am
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March 22, 2018 - 2:54 pm
The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Jake Seiner at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer...
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March 21, 2018 - 3:24 pm
The supervisor is Rebecca Miller, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Jake Seiner at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP...
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Italy's Carolina Kostner acknowledges the applause at the end of her performance during women's short program at the Figure Skating World Championships in Assago, near Milan, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
March 21, 2018 - 12:48 pm
ASSAGO, Italy (AP) — Italy's home favorite Carolina Kostner skated a clean and evocative program to take a surprise lead over Olympic gold medalist Alina Zagitova of Russia in the short program Wednesday at the World Figure Skating Championships. A former world champion coming off a fifth-place...
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March 20, 2018 - 2:33 pm
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March 17, 2018 - 4:00 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA March 18 1945 — Maurice Richard of the Montreal Canadiens becomes the first NHL player to score 50 goals in a season during a 4-2 triumph over the Boston Bruins in the final game of the season. 1950 — CCNY beats Bradley 69-61 for the NIT championship. 1953 — Don Schlundt...
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March 13, 2018 - 11:10 am
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — After sitting out the playoffs in each of the last two years following their Super Bowl 50 triumph, the Denver Broncos have apparently found their next signal-caller. ESPN is reporting that Case Keenum plans to sign with Denver when free agency opens tomorrow. That would...
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