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Norway's Lucas Braathen speeds down the course during an alpine ski, men's World Cup slalom, in Kitzbuehel, Austria, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
January 26, 2020 - 3:17 am
KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Norwegian skier Lucas Braathen stunned race favorites by posting the fastest time in the opening run of a men’s World Cup slalom on Sunday. Wearing start bib No. 34, Braathen mastered a difficult course set to build a lead of 0.33 seconds over Daniel Yule. Yule, who won...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin smiles as she gets to the finish area after completing an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in Bansko, Bulgaria, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Pier Marco Tacca)
January 26, 2020 - 2:11 am
BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) — Following three weeks without a win in her favorite technical events, Mikaela Shiffrin bounced back with two triumphs in speed races in three days. The three-time overall champion from the United States won a women’s World Cup super-G Sunday, two days after she won a...
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Sofia Kenin, right, of the U.S. is embraced by compatriot Coco Gauff after winning their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 26, 2020 - 2:06 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It made sense to Sofia Kenin that Coco Gauff would be the one getting all of the attention and generating all of the buzz. That's only natural when Gauff is 15 and making tennis history time and time again. “Yeah, I mean, the hype is for her. She's obviously done great...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal serves to compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta during their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 26, 2020 - 2:05 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A quick look at the Australian Open: LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAY All the ingredients are there for a classic fourth-round match between Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios at night on Rod Laver Arena. Their matches are always close, Nadal leads 4-3 in career head-to-heads, and they're...
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Tunisia's Ons Jabeur celebrates after defeating China's Wang Qiang in their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 26, 2020 - 1:25 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Ons Jabeur is the first Arab woman to make it to a Grand Slam singles quarterfinal, and she's proud to lead the way. “I'm trying to inspire many young generations back home either in Tunisia or the Arabic world, especially in Africa, which is amazing," she said. “I've...
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January 25, 2020 - 11:21 pm
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Cris Justino walked through the Forum tunnels a few hours before her Bellator debut, deliberately soaking in her memories of the biggest defeat of her fighting life just 13 months ago in this arena. And then the woman known as Cyborg started the new chapter of her career...
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Tunisia's Ons Jabeur reacts after winning a point against China's Wang Qiang during their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 25, 2020 - 10:21 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Ons Jabeur has advanced to her first Grand Slam quarterfinal with a 7-6 (4), 6-1 win over No. 27-seeded Wang Qiang. Wang was coming off an upset win over 23-time major winner Serena Williams in the third...
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Danny Garcia punches Ukraine's Ivan Redkach during the second round of a welterweight boxing match Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in New York. Fulton won the fight. Hurd won the fight. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
January 25, 2020 - 10:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Danny Garcia needed to learn about himself. Nine months between fights can create some questions. After 12 rounds Saturday night, he proved to everyone he's the same as he ever was. Garcia overcame a bite on his left shoulder and earned a 12-round unanimous decision over a...
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Colorado guard McKinley Wright IV directs teammates while bringing the ball up the court against Washington in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 25, 2020 - 9:42 pm
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Tyler Bey made his presence felt in returning from a hand injury that ended his lengthy streak of consecutive starts. Bey scored 16 points, McKinley Wright IV had 15, and No. 23 Colorado beat Washington 76-62 Saturday night, snapping a five-game losing streak to the Huskies. "...
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Chicago Bulls' Zach LaVine (8) drives against Cleveland Cavaliers' Cedi Osman in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
January 25, 2020 - 7:34 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Zach LaVine scored 44 points for another dominating performance against Cleveland and the Chicago Bulls defeated the Cavaliers 118-106 on Saturday night. LaVine made 16 of 30 shots and had 27 points at halftime. The 6-foot-5 guard also finished with 10 rebounds and eight assists,...
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