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Austria's Anna Veith smiles in the finish area of an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in Val d'Isere, France, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Tacca)
December 17, 2017 - 6:22 am
VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) — Olympic champion Anna Veith won a World Cup super-G race on Sunday, more than two years after her last win. The 28-year-old Austrian profited from an early bib number to clock 1 minute, 5.77 seconds on the Oreiller-Killy course. It was her first podium since third place...
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Austria's Marcel Hirscher competes during the first run an alpine ski, men's World Cup giant slalom in Alta Badia, Italy, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
December 17, 2017 - 5:08 am
LA VILLA, Italy (AP) — Marcel Hirscher led the opening run and was poised for a record fifth straight win in the Alta Badia giant slalom. Hirscher stood 0.17 seconds ahead of Norwegian rival Henrik Kristoffersen, with Zan Kranjec of Slovenia 0.33 behind in third Sunday. Hirscher and Italian great...
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Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Marcus Peters (22) runs for 62-yards after intercepting the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
December 17, 2017 - 2:44 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs played so well without Marcus Peters last week that some wondered whether they were better off without the talented yet volatile All-Pro cornerback. Peters provided quite an answer to that question Saturday night. Returning from a one-game disciplinary...
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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) scores a 64-yard touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
December 17, 2017 - 12:47 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs saw their bandwagon empty during a midseason swoon, fans jumping ship almost as quickly as Kareem Hunt hitting a hole or Tyreek Hill speeding to the end zone. They never lost faith in each other, though. The Chiefs instead rallied to beat the Oakland...
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December 17, 2017 - 12:37 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — After six consecutive games on the road, Noah Hanifin and Scott Darling made sure the Carolina Hurricanes had a happy homecoming. Hanifin scored the tiebreaking goal in the second period, Darling stopped 35 shots and the Hurricanes beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 Saturday...
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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2015, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, speaks with Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger before an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass. So while Sunday's contest at Heinz Field will almost certainly decide the top seed in the AFC, it's not exactly Ali-Frazier, two undefeated heavyweights facing off, even with Tom Brady and Ben Roethlisberger on hand. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
December 16, 2017 - 11:57 pm
Shout it from the top of Mount Washington: It's the Game of the Year! Perhaps the Game of the Decade!! Maybe the Game of the Millennium!!! Or, very possibly, a big dud. Until their flop in Miami on Monday night, the New England Patriots were playing as many thought they would heading into the...
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St. Francis head coach Kevin Donley, right, congratulates quarterback Nick Ferrer after defeating Reinhardt in the NAIA championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. St. Francis won 24-13. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
December 16, 2017 - 10:32 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Justin Green ran for 132 yards and two touchdowns to help Saint Francis beat Reinhardt 24-13 on Saturday night for its second consecutive NAIA championship. Nick Ferrer was 19-of-30 passing for 270 yards and Duke Blackwell had five receptions for 96 yards for Saint...
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December 16, 2017 - 10:21 pm
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Josh Cunningham sank the go-ahead free throws and finished with a career-high 29 points while grabbing 18 rebounds to help Dayton slip past Georgia State in overtime for an 88-83 win on Saturday. Dayton (5-5) used a 7-0 burst fueled with Cunningham's dunk followed by his go-...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, right, drives against Utah Jazz's Alec Burks (10) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, in Cleveland.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
December 16, 2017 - 9:57 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his 60th career triple-double and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the short-handed Utah Jazz 109-100 on Saturday night James had his fifth triple-double of the season and third in his last four games. He had 10 points in the...
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Portland Trail Blazers' CJ McCollum (3) shoots between Charlotte Hornets' Dwight Howard (12) and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (14) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
December 16, 2017 - 9:43 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — CJ McCollum had 25 points, Damian Lillard flirted with a triple-double and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Charlotte Hornets 93-91 on Saturday night for their third straight road victory. Lillard had 18 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds. Nic Batum had a season-high 23...
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