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/ Mar 14, 2017

Kodaira aims high for 2018 Olympics

Nao Kodaira set her sights high for next year’s Pyeongchang Winter Olympics as she made a triumphant homecoming on Tuesday after finishing the World Cup season undefeated in the 500 meters. Kodaira won her final race at a World Cup event in Norway on ...

Flames record 10th consecutive victory

/ Mar 14, 2017

Flames record 10th consecutive victory

Kris Versteeg and the Calgary Flames tied a team record Monday night that was set long before any of their current players were born. Versteeg had two assists and scored the shootout winner as the Flames beat the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins ...

/ Mar 13, 2017

Hagino breezes through 400 free

Kosuke Hagino wrapped up the three-day Madrid Open with his fifth victory in as many events in the 400-meter freestyle Sunday. Hagino, who holds the national record of 3 minutes, 43.90 seconds in the 400 free, clocked 3:49.21 in making a strong comeback from ...

/ Mar 13, 2017

Norwegian hockey teams play record eight OTs

Joakim Jensen finally ended what is believed to be the longest game in hockey history, scoring in the eighth overtime in the Norwegian League playoffs. More than 8½ hours after the game started — and after 217 minutes, 14 seconds of play — Jensen ...

Free agent Peterson visits Seahawks

/ Mar 13, 2017

Free agent Peterson visits Seahawks

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that free-agent running back Adrian Peterson has visited with the Seattle Seahawks. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the details weren’t being made public on Sunday, when Peterson ...

Sharp Blackhawks make short work of Wild

/ Mar 13, 2017

Sharp Blackhawks make short work of Wild

The Chicago Blackhawks handed over a fast start to Corey Crawford, and the All-Star goaltender carried them home. Crawford made a season-high 42 saves, and the Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Sunday to pull within a point of the Central Division leaders. ...

Nishikori makes solid start at Indian Wells

/ Mar 13, 2017

Nishikori makes solid start at Indian Wells

World No. 5 Kei Nishikori safely advanced to the third round of the BNP Paribas Open with a 6-3, 6-4 straight-sets victory over Daniel Evans in the men’s singles on Sunday. After allowing his British opponent to seize the first break point in the ...

/ Mar 12, 2017

Nishioka beats Karlovic at Indian Wells

Yoshihito Nishioka had an excellent win at the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday, topping Ivo Karlovic in straight sets, while Naomi Osaka joined him in the third round with a victory of her own. The world No. 70 Nishioka, who only made the main ...