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Jorrit Bergsma of The Netherlands catches his breath after setting a new Olympic record during the men's 10,000 meters speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
February 15, 2018 - 7:36 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Speedskater Jorrit Bergsma of the Netherlands has broken his own Olympic record in the 10,000 meters at the Pyeongchang Games. He was timed in 12 minutes, 41.99 seconds on Thursday, bettering his old...
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Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal reacts in the finish area of the men's downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 15, 2018 - 4:41 am
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — As he approached his 35th birthday, Aksel Lund Svindal didn't always feel like he would make Olympic history as the oldest Alpine gold medalist. His body felt the strain of too many high-speed crashes and season-ending surgeries, and it wouldn't let him train at the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, USA men's ski team member Bode Miller participates in a news conference at the alpine skiing world championships, in Beaver Creek, Colo. Miller, working as an NBC ski analyst, had to apologize after suggesting that matrimony is hazardous to your career, at least if you're a female skier. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
February 15, 2018 - 4:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY: NBC ski analyst Bode Miller apologized after suggesting that matrimony is hazardous to your career, at least if you're a female skier. During slalom coverage, partner Dan Hicks brought up a knee...
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In this Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 photo, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar poses in his office, in Newport Beach, Calif. Abdul-Jabbar has been a best-selling author, civil-rights activist, actor, historian and one of the greatest basketball players who ever lived. This fall Abdul-Jabbar will embark on a cross-country tour as part of “Becoming Kareem,” a stage show in which he’ll discuss his life, answer audience questions and talk about the key mentors in his life he says helped him achieve his goals along the way. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
February 15, 2018 - 2:38 am
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has been a best-selling author, civil-rights activist, actor, historian and one of the greatest basketball players who ever lived. One thing Abdul-Jabbar has never been — at least not in public — is chatty. "I'm not known for being a blabbermouth,...
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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard clenches his fist after scoring against the Golden State Warriors during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Dipaola)
February 15, 2018 - 2:17 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard said it may have been Portland's best win of the season. Lillard had 44 points and eight assists, and the Trail Blazers overcame Kevin Durant's 50 points to snap a seven-game losing streak to the Golden State Warriors with a 123-117 victory on Wednesday night...
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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, attacks the gate during the second run of the Women's Giant Slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018., Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 15, 2018 - 2:15 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin placed her right glove over her heart soon after crossing the finish line, her mouth slightly agape in astonishment. Indeed, that really did happen. One Olympic gold medal down. More just might be on deck. The 22-year-old American used a hard-...
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Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot of Germany embrace as they celebrate during the venue ceremony after winning the gold medal in the pairs free skate figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
February 15, 2018 - 1:31 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — It took Aliona Savchenko five trips to the Winter Games, working with three different partners and representing two different nations, to finally achieve Olympic glory. It also took Bruno Massot lifting her to the top step of the podium. Performing to music by Armand...
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Men's halfpipe gold medalist Shaun White, of the United States, speaks at a news conference at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 14, 2018 - 10:35 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Shaun White apologized after dismissing the sexual misconduct allegations made against him in a 2016 lawsuit as "gossip" shortly after winning his third Olympic gold medal in the men's halfpipe. White has been the world's dominant snowboarder for more than a decade,...
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Providence forward Rodney Bullock (5) dunks against Villanova guard Mikal Bridges (25) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
February 14, 2018 - 9:56 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Kyron Cartwright scored 17 points and Providence withstood several late surges to stun third-ranked Villanova 76-71 on Wednesday night. Rodney Bullock and Alpha Diallo each added 14 points for the Friars (17-9, 8-5 Big East), who snapped a five-game losing streak to the...
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This image made video obtained from the Jeep brand YouTube channel of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles shows part of its commercial video aired during the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. The head of one of the nation's largest fish conservation groups says Fiat Chrysler Super Bowl ads "glorified" the destruction of aquatic habitat in an apparent attempt to appeal to off-road thrill seekers. (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles via AP)
February 14, 2018 - 9:05 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The head of one of the nation's largest fish conservation groups says Fiat Chrysler's Super Bowl ads "glorified" the destruction of aquatic habitat in an apparent attempt to appeal to off-road thrill-seekers. It's the second time ads by the automaker have drawn complaints since...
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