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  • Freestyle Aerials World Cup Results

    Sunday At Minsk, Belarus Men Final 2 1. Oleksandr Abramenko, Ukraine, 122.62 points. 2. Mac Bohonnon, United States, 119.91. 3. Denis Osipau, Belarus, 114.81. 4. Pavel Krotov, Russia, 114.48. 5. Ilya Burov, Russia, 113.57. 6.…

  • Angels starter Garrett Richards progressing in knee rehab

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels right-hander Garrett Richards is expected to begin pitcher fielding drills in about a week as he makes progress from August knee surgery, and the club remains hopeful he…

  • Former Redskins consultant A.J. Smith retires

    WASHINGTON — Albert J. Smith was a consultant for the Washington Redskins the past two seasons, after spending the previous 10 years as General Manager of the San Diego Chargers. With 38 years in the…

  • Cross Country Worlds Results

    1. Petter Northug, Norway, 2:26:02.1 2. Lukas Bauer, Czech Republic, 2:26:03.8 3. Johan Olsson, Sweden, 2:26:04.1 4. Maxim Vylegzhanin, Russia, 2:26:04.9 5. Alex Harvey, Canada, 2:26:08.1 6. Dario Cologna, Switzerland, 2:26:11.6 7. Alexey Poltoranin, Kaxzakhstan,…

  • McKinnon, Bohonnon give US World Cup aerials double

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Kiley McKinnon and Mac Bohonnon gave the United States its first ever World Cup title double in aerials skiing Sunday. McKinnon becomes the first U.S. woman to win the World Cup…

  • Snowboard World Cup Parallel Slalom Results

    1. Zan Kosir, Slovenia, 1,000. 2. Justin Reiter, United States, 800. 3. Mirko Felicetti, Italy, 600. 4. Rok Flander, Slovenia, 500. 5. Aaron March, Italy, 450. 6. Rok Marguc, Slovenia, 400. 7. Jay Jasey Anderson,…

  • Flames trade Glencross to Capitals, claim Schlemko

    CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Calgary Flames have traded Curtis Glencross to the Washington Capitals. The 32-year-old forward is set to be an unrestricted free agent this summer. He has nine goals and 19 assists…

  • Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn take charity polar plunge in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn made plunges into the icy waters of Chicago’s Lake Michigan at a fundraiser for Special Olympics. Special Olympics Chicago President Casey Hogan said Sunday that Gaga did…

  • Walker gets first chance to shine for Mariners

    PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Taijuan Walker will get the first crack at impressing the Seattle Mariners in his bid to make the team’s starting rotation. The 22-year-old with ace potential will start the team’s Cactus…

  • Chelsea wins League Cup; City’s Premier League hopes shrink

    LONDON (AP) — Chelsea won the League Cup by defeating Tottenham 2-0 Sunday, and its Premier League title chances improved with Manchester City’s loss at Liverpool. Two deflected shots settled a tight cup final between…

  • Women’s World Cup Combined Results

    Sunday At Bansko, Bulgaria 1. Anna Fenninger, Austria, 1 minute, 12.73 seconds. 2. Tina Maze, Slovenia, 1:13.18. 3. Dominique Gisin, Switzerland, 1:13.32. 4. Stephan Goergl, Austria, 1:13.53. 5. Romane Miradoli, France, 1:13.72. 6. Julia Mancuso,…

  • Williams, Ferrari end F1 winter tests on a high

    MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Williams and Ferrari are poised to make a good start to the Formula One season after both finished winter testing with another strong showing on Sunday. Valtteri Bottas steered his Williams…

  • Detroit Pistons dancer makes incredible shot (Video)

    WASHINGTON – A half-court shot is hard enough to make, but what about heaving the ball while facing the wrong direction? A Detroit Pistons dancer pulled off a tricky shot Friday night – sinking the…

  • Rangers scratch Holland, but it’s ‘no biggie,’ he says

    SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Left-hander Derek Holland was scratched from the Texas Rangers’ intrasquad game Sunday with a sore shoulder. “This was not an alarm-bell one,” Rangers GM Jon Daniels said. “We’ll push him back…

  • Men’s World Cup Giant Slalom Results

    Sunday At Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany 1. Marcel Hirscher, Austria, 2 minutes, 43.23 seconds. 2. Felix Neureuther, Germany, 2:46.51. 3. Benjamin Raich, Austria, 2:46.67. 4. Ted Ligety, United States, 2:46.79. 5. Alexis Pinturault, France, 2:46.91. 6. Carlo…