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Speedskating World Cup Results

1. Jorrit Bergsma, Netherlands, 6 minutes, 17.89 seconds. 2. Douwe de Vries, Netherlands, 6:23.04. 3. Sverre Lunde Pedersen, Norway, 6:23:21. 4. Patrick Beckert, Germany, 6.10 60. 5. Denis Yuskov , Russia, 6:24.20. 6. Aleksandr Rumyantsev, Russia, 6:25:15. Standings= 1. Bob de Jong, Netherlands, 301. 2. Sverre Lunde Pedersen, Norway, 295. 3. Aleksandr Rumyantsev, Russia, 285. 4....
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AP source: Ricky Rubio to return Monday against Dallas

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Ricky Rubio is one game away from returning to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rubio has been cleared to play on Monday against the Dallas Mavericks, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Saturday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because an announcement has not been made. Rubio has been out since severely injuring his left...
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Cubs legend Ernie Banks remembered for unwavering optimism

CHICAGO (AP) Fans and friends paid tribute to legendary Chicago Cubs slugger Ernie Banks on Saturday, recalling how he helped break baseball's color barrier during a Hall of Fame career in which he won over his teammates and an entire city with the unwavering optimism he brought to the game and life. At a memorial service in a Chicago church, the buoyant man known as ''Mr. Cub'...
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Super Bowl the final act of the NFL's worst season

PHOENIX (AP) Domestic violence. Questionable discipline. Player safety. Confusing officiating. Deflated footballs. The disturbing headlines that began last February never slowed down for the NFL this season. The problems - most of them made worse by the ineffectual handling - mushroomed into an imperfect storm that hurt the league's credibility and turned the lead-up to Sunday's...
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Utah-Southern Cal Preview

Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak lauds his squad for recognizing its faults, working to correct them and quickly moving on to the next challenge. The 11th-ranked Utes spoke candidly following a rare setback before focusing on trying to win a fifth straight meeting with Pac-12 basement dweller Southern California on Sunday in Los Angeles. "We didn't play with energy. We waited for things...
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Marseille keep pressure on league leaders Lyon with win over Evian

PARIS -- Andre-Pierre Gignac scored from the penalty spot early in the second half for second-place Marseille to beat Evian 1-0 and keep the pressure on French league leader Lyon on Saturday. The penalty was awarded in the 49th minute after veteran midfielder Cedric Barbosa barged into winger Dimitri Payet. France striker Gignac drove a low shot under the body of goalkeeper Benjamin...
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Draft Diary: Danny Shelton tracks path to the NFL (Part I)

Danny Shelton played defensive tackle at the University of Washington. Shelton, who is projected to be one of the first defenders selected in the 2015 NFL Draft, will take you through the process of training for the NFL Combine, his pro day and the anticipation for draft day. Follow Shelton on Twitter @Danny_Shelton55. SAN DIEGO -- Since I got back from the Senior Bowl it has been...
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DR Congo stage stunning comeback to reach African Cup semifinal

Jeremy Bokila netted a second-half brace as DR Congo claimed a remarkable 4-2 comeback victory over Congo to reach the semi-finals of the African Nations Cup at Estadio de Bata on Saturday. Congo took a 2-0 lead thanks to goals after the break from Ferebory Dore and Koulossa Thievy before Dieumerci Mbokani pulled one back and Bolika's double sandwiched Joel Kimwaki's header to complete...
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Norway wins Nordic Combined team sprint again

VAL DI FIEMME, Italy (AP) Norway won a second successive Nordic Combined team sprint as Jorgen Graabak and Jan Schmid edged out Germany and Austria on Saturday. The duo was third in the ski jump, and the German pair of Manuel Faisst and Fabian Riessle second just behind Bernhard Gruber and Sepp Schneider of Austria. However, another third place in the cross country was enough to...
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Ohio State lowers ticket price for two non-conference games

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State is lowering the football ticket price for two non-conference games next season, but tickets for games against Penn State and Michigan State will be more than $100. The school says tickets for games against Hawaii and Western Michigan will drop from $79 to $65. Tickets for the Penn State game will be $125 and the price for the Michigan State tickets will...
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Congo back from 2-0 down to reach African Cup semis

BATA, Equatorial Guinea (AP) Congo surged back from 2-0 down to make the semifinals after beating neighbor Republic of Congo 4-2 in an African Cup of Nations thriller on Saturday. Dieumerci Mbokani scored his second in stoppage time as Congo responded with four goals in the last 25 minutes. The teams reacted to a lackluster first half with a pulsating second 45 minutes at Bata Stadium...
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Ohio State lowers ticket price for 2 non-conference games

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio State is lowering the football ticket price for two non-conference games next season, but tickets for games against Penn State and Michigan State will be more than $100. The school says tickets for games against Hawaii and Western Michigan will drop from $79 to $65. Tickets for the Penn State game will be $125 and the price for the Michigan State tickets...
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Intestinal fortitude: Wendell Scott showed plenty of it on his way to Hall

It's always hard to pick the emotional high point of the NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony, simply because there are so many of them. But Friday night's posthumous induction of Wendell Scott surely ranked at or near the top this time around. With his induction, Scott became the first African-American member among the 30 people elected to the NASCAR Hall so far. Scott was also...
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Duquette puts Toronto in past, focuses on improving Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) Orioles president of baseball operations Dan Duquette acknowledges ''there was substance'' to reports that the Toronto Blue Jays were in pursuit of him to be club president. Duquette's job involves working trades for the Orioles, but this offseason he was the subject of a potential swap. Because he is under contract with Baltimore through 2018, the Blue Jays had to...
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AP source: Rubio to return Monday against Dallas

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Ricky Rubio is one game away from returning to the Minnesota Timberwolves. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press the point guard plans to play Monday night against the Dallas Mavericks. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because an announcement has not been made. Rubio has been out since severely injuring his left ankle Nov...
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Falcao scores in United win; Sturridge nets on injury return

LONDON (AP) Robin van Persie and Radamel Falcao rediscovered their scoring touch for Manchester United in a 3-1 win over Leicester, and Daniel Sturridge made a goal-scoring return for Liverpool in a 2-0 victory against West Ham on Saturday. Van Persie put United ahead in the 27th minute with his first goal since Dec. 26 and Falcao netted only the fourth goal of his loan spell from...
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Asian Cup Final Results

1956-South Korea wins, Israel second in round-robin at Hong Kong 1960-South Korea wins, Israel second in round-robin at South Korea 1964-Israel wins, India second in round-robin at Israel 1968-Iran wins, Burma second in round-robin at Iran 1972-Iran, 2 South Korea 1, ET, at Thailand 1976-Iran 1, Kuwait 0, at Iran 1980-Kuwait 3, South Korea 0, at Kuwait 1984-Saudi Arabia 2, China...
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Aqueduct cancels Saturday racing because of cold weather

NEW YORK (AP) Aqueduct has canceled the Saturday card due to cold temperatures and high winds in the New York area. It was Aqueduct's eighth weather-prompted cancellation in January. The scheduled feature, the $100,000 Ladies Handicap, was postponed until Friday. Aqueduct and Belmont Park remained open for simulcast betting on out-of-state races.
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Gignac's penalty helps Marseille keep pressure on Lyon

PARIS (AP) Andre-Pierre Gignac scored from the penalty spot early in the second half for second-place Marseille to beat Evian 1-0 and keep the pressure on French league leader Lyon on Saturday. The penalty was awarded in the 49th minute after veteran midfielder Cedric Barbosa barged into winger Dimitri Payet. France striker Gignac drove a low shot under the body of goalkeeper Benjamin...
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Sturridge scores on return as Liverpool beat West Ham

Daniel Sturridge made a triumphant comeback from injury to help Liverpool defeat European rivals West Ham 2-0 at Anfield.  Raheem Sterling combined with Philippe Coutinho in a fantastic build-up that the England forward finished with aplomb to give the Reds the lead, before Sturridge added the second on his comeback game after five months out. Harry Kane starred as Tottenham posted...
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Preview: Blazers at Bucks

The Northwest Division-leading Portland Trail Blazers have cooled considerably, particularly on the road. A Milwaukee Bucks team that is playing better looks to make matters worse for the visitors. The Trail Blazers try to avoid a sixth straight road loss Saturday night against the Bucks, who are seeking a third consecutive victory. Portland (32-15) holds a comfortable 8 1/2-game...
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76ers-Hawks Preview

The Atlanta Hawks showcased their depth in another impressive victory. They'll try to match the fifth-longest single-season winning streak in NBA history at 19 games Saturday night against the visiting Philadelphia 76ers, who are seeking a more modest third straight victory for the first time. Atlanta (39-8) owns the league's best record after Friday's 105-99 home win over Portland...
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Live: Chelsea hosts Manchester City in top-of-the-table clash

Chelsea hosts Manchester City in top-of-the-table clash
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Walters nets 3 as Stoke beats QPR 3-1 in Premier League

STOKE, England (AP) Jonathan Walters scored a hat trick Saturday as Stoke beat Queens Park Rangers 3-1 in the Premier League to keep the visitors without a single point in away games this season. Walters gave Stoke the lead in the 21st minute with a curled shot and added the second in the 34th with an effort from inside the area. Niko Kranjcar gave Harry Redknapp's team hope by...
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Gladbach, Schalke seize narrow wins to climb Bundesliga ladder

Borussia Moenchengladbach and Schalke 04 carved out narrow 1-0 victories Saturday afternoon to move into joint-third place in the Bundeslgia. Gladbach got past VfB Stuttgart while Schalke hung for its home triumph over Hannover 96. Elsewhere Mainz buried Paderborn 5-0, Freiburg got a hat trick from Nils Petersen in a 4-1 romp past Eintracht Frankfurt; Cologne collected all three...
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