Women's skating

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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March 07, 2018 - 10:46 am
MARK CUBAN-ASSAULT ALLEGATION Mavs owner Mark Cuban denies 2011 sex assault allegation DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is denying a 2011 allegation of sexual assault after a weekly alternative newspaper in Oregon published details of a case that prosecutors didn't pursue, saying...
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Guillermo del Toro, winner of the award for best director for "The Shape of Water" celebrates in the audience at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
March 05, 2018 - 12:05 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 90th annual Academy Awards, which are being bestowed Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood (all times local): 8:45 p.m. The Cold War fantasy film "The Shape of Water" is the winner of the best picture Academy Award. Director Guillermo del Toro's film has been...
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Gold medal winners from left: United States' curlers Joe Polo, John Landsteiner, Matt Hamilton, Tyler George, John Shuster and captain Phill Drobnick stand on the podium during the men's curling venue ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 25, 2018 - 3:56 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Wind, snow, ice or shine, the Winter Games had its share of golden moments that will forever be etched in Olympic lore. The American men's so-called Miracurl on Ice. Alina Zagitova. Ester Ledecka. Chloe Kim. The U.S. women's hockey team. There were also several not-...
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Athletes from various nations including Pita Taufatofua, of Tonga, at left, United States' Lindsey Vonn, third from left, and Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, fifth from left, pose for photos during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 25, 2018 - 8:00 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 10 p.m. The IOC president, Thomas Bach, says that by marching together at the Winter Games, athletes from South and North Korea showed they both believe in "a peaceful future." In his wrap-up speech at the...
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Olympic athletes from Russia celebrate with their coach Oleg Znarok after winning the men's gold medal hockey game against Germany, 4-3, in overtime at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Gangneung, South Korea. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 25, 2018 - 6:58 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — They weren't allowed to fly their flag or play their anthem. That didn't mean there were no celebrations for the Russians in Pyeongchang. A drought-breaking hockey victory on Sunday and a women's figure skating title provided a prestige boost for a team of athletes who...
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2018 file photo, bronze medal winner Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, celebrates during the flower ceremony for the women's downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea. With Vonn and Ted Ligety likely on the way out, alpine skiing is heading for a major changing of the guard after winning just one gold and three medals at these games. That was the fewest U.S. victories since 2002, the fewest podium finishes since 2006. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
February 25, 2018 - 6:00 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — They had their moments, without a doubt. From a nerve-wracking victory in women's hockey to the fun-loving guys over at the curling sheet to Shaun White's spiraling run of redemption, the American athletes gave the folks back home some compelling reasons to stay up to...
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