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  • Janka wins super-G at 2018 Olympics test by large margin

    JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Former overall World Cup champion Carlo Janka won the super-G test event for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics by a large margin Sunday, while several pre-race favorites failed to finish their…

  • Saturday’s College Basketball

    EAST Albany (NY) 75, Vermont 71 Bard 74, Hobart 64 Boston U. 89, Lafayette 82, OT Bucknell 77, Holy Cross 52 Buffalo 80, E. Michigan 70 Butler 89, St. John’s 56 CCNY 77, Merchant Marine…

  • Saturday’s Women’s Basketball Scores

    EAST Albany (NY) 75, Vermont 40 Army 52, Loyola (Md.) 44 Ball St. 59, Buffalo 57 Brown 73, Columbia 63 Bucknell 74, Holy Cross 64 CCSU 79, St. Francis (Pa.) 59 Caldwell 85, Chestnut Hill…

  • Stafford scores 2 goals, Jets beat Avalanche 4-2

    DENVER (AP) — Drew Stafford had two goals, including the go-ahead score, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Saturday night. Andrew Ladd and Mathieu Perreault also scored for the Jets, who…

  • Jets-Avalanche Sum

    Winnipeg 1 2 1—4 Colorado 1 1 0—2 First Period_1, Colorado, Grigorenko 4 (Iginla, Beauchemin), 5:40 (pp). 2, Winnipeg, Ladd 13, 18:07. Second Period_3, Winnipeg, Stafford 15 (Scheifele), 2:54. 4, Winnipeg, Stafford 16 (Trouba, Perreault),…

  • Jets-Avalanche Sums

    Winnipeg 1 2 1—4 Colorado 1 1 0—2 First Period_1, Colorado, Grigorenko 4 (Iginla, Beauchemin), 5:40 (pp). 2, Winnipeg, Ladd 13, 18:07. Penalties_Thorburn, Wpg, major (fighting), 2:46; McLeod, Col, major (fighting), 2:46; Byfuglien, Wpg (tripping),…

  • Warriors win 41st straight home game, 116-108 over Thunder

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — With a Super Bowl-sized stage, a celebrity-filled crowd and two championship contenders on the floor, it felt more like late May in Oracle Arena than early February. Stephen Curry was up…

  • Hiller makes 34 saves, Flames beat Canucks 4-1

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jonas Hiller made 34 saves, helping the Calgary Flames to a 4-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night. Michael Frolik, Mikael Backlund and Sam Bennett each had a…

  • Breunig’s career night lifts Montana over Portland St. 82-80

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Martin Breunig had 26 of his career-high 32 points in the second half to power Montana’s 82-80 comeback win over Portland State on Saturday night. Breunig made 13 of 14 from…

  • Lee, Illinois State top No. 21 Wichita State 58-53

    NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Paris Lee scored a career-high 19 points to help Illinois State beat No. 21 Wichita State 58-53 on Saturday night. Deontae Hawkins had 14 points and 10 rebounds for Illinois State…

  • Warriors Watch

    CHASING HISTORY How the 2015-16 Golden State Warriors compare to the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls, who set the NBA single-season record with 72 wins. Warriors’ record through 50 games: 46-4. Last result: Beat Oklahoma City, 116-108.…

  • Kindred-spirit QBs Favre, Stabler voted into Hall of Fame

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The first NFL game Brett Favre ever attended, as a teenager growing up in Mississippi, was the final home game of Ken “The Snake” Stabler’s career. Favre, a New Orleans Saints…

  • Bryant’s 25 points not enough to upset Spurs

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs have watched helplessly as Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant has tormented them for the better part of the past two decades. Bryant did so again in…

  • Seattle beats UMKC 65-55 behind Powell’s 17

    SEATTLE (AP) — William Powell scored 17 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and made six assists as Seattle beat the University of Missouri-Kansas City 65-55 on Saturday night to win its fifth straight. Emmanuel Chibuogwu scored…

  • Lemar lifts UC Davis to a 50-49 win over UC Riverside

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Josh Fox scored 16 points and Brynton Lemar hit a jumper with two seconds left to give UC Davis a 50-49 win over UC Riverside on Saturday night. Malik Thames and…