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    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Overall leader Marcel Hirscher claimed his fourth straight World Cup giant slalom victory with the discipline’s third-biggest winning margin on Sunday. Hirscher navigated the Kandahar course in 2 minutes, 43.23 seconds,…

  • Freestyle Dual Moguls World Cup Results

    Sunday At Tazawako, Japan Men Big Final 1. Mikael Kingsbury, Canada. 2. Philippe Marquis, Canada. Small Final 3. Matt Graham, Australia. 4. Simon Pouliot-Cavanagh, Canada. Quarterfinals 5. Marc-Antoine Gagnon, Canada. 6. Jeremy Cota, United States.…

  • Chicago’s 1st black major league baseball player Minoso dies

    CHICAGO (AP) — Minnie Minoso, who hit a two-run home run in his first at-bat when he became major league baseball’s first black player in Chicago in 1951, has died, the Cook County medical examiner…

  • Northug wins 50K race for 4th gold of Nordic skiing worlds

    FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Petter Northug won his fourth gold medal of the Nordic skiing world championships, using his trademark sprinting ability to win a four-way race to the finish in the men’s 50-kilometer cross-country…

  • Road to the Kentucky Derby

    Prep races for the 2015 Kentucky Derby, in which points are awarded to the top four finishers of selected races and point values increase as the season goes on. The highest point totals will determine…

  • Medical examiner: Minnie Minoso, major league baseball’s 1st black player in Chicago, has died

    CHICAGO (AP) — Medical examiner: Minnie Minoso, major league baseball’s 1st black player in Chicago, has died.

  • Joburg Open Leading Scores

    Sunday At Royal Johannesburg and Kensington GC Johannesburg Purse: $1.45 million Final Third and fourth rounds played on East Course e-East Course: 7,677 yards, par-72 w-West Course: 7,228 yards, par-71 Andy Sullivan, England 71w-65e-68-66—270 Kevin…

  • Honda LPGA Thailand Scores

    Sunday At Siam Country Club (Pattaya Old Course) Chonburi, Thailand Purse: $1.5 million Yardage: 6,568; Par: 72 Final a-amateur Amy Yang, $225,000 67-66-71-69—273 Yani Tseng, $106,941 66-72-70-67—275 Mirim Lee, $106,941 67-69-70-69—275 Stacy Lewis, $106,941 66-64-73-72—275…

  • Honda LPGA Thailand Par Scores

    Sunday At Siam Country Club (Pattaya Old Course) Chonburi, Thailand Purse: $1.5 million Yardage: 6,568; Par: 72 Final a-amateur Amy Yang, $225,000 67-66-71-69—273 -15 Yani Tseng, $106,941 66-72-70-67—275 -13 Mirim Lee, $106,941 67-69-70-69—275 -13 Stacy…

  • Fenninger wins Alpine combined World Cup

    BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) — Anna Fenninger of Austria kept up the pressure on overall leader Tina Maze with victory in the women’s Alpine combined World Cup race in fog-hit Bansko on Sunday. Fenninger, the overall…

  • Blatter concerned by Russian soccer racism before World Cup

    HOLYWOOD, Northern Ireland (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter is concerned by a study that highlighted the scale of Russian soccer’s racism problem ahead of the 2018 World Cup, warning there “must be some sanctions”…

  • Francesco Friedrich of Germany retains bobsled world title

    WINTERBERG, Germany (AP) — Francesco Friedrich of Germany retained his two-man bobsled World Championship title on Sunday. Friedrich and brakeman Thorsten Margis were leading after the first two runs and posted the fastest times in…

  • 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…

  • Cricket World Cup: England loses again badly; Pakistan wins

    England lost another Cricket World Cup match by a big margin Sunday, and its odds of making the quarterfinals are fading. Pakistan did the opposite, winning for the first time in three matches to improve…

  • Russia’s Pavlichenko wins European luge title

    SOCHI (AP) — Russia’s Semyon Pavlichenko won the European championship men’s luge title Sunday in front of his home crowd, adding to the world title he won last month. Pavlichenko set a time of 1…