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Dec 22, 2014

Japanese duo stun gold medalists

Ayaka Takahashi and Misaki Matsutomo stunned badminton Olympic gold medalists Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei of China in straight games to win the women’s doubles title at the Dubai World Superseries Finals on Sunday. Matsutomo and Takahashi beat the world No. 1 ranked pair ...

Dec 22, 2014

Stockholm gives up football worlds

The International Federation of American Football has announced that Stockholm has given up the right to host the world championship in 2015. “It is with great sadness we have to accept the fact the Local Organizing Committee, despite hard work the last three years, ...

Chargers down 49ers in OT

Dec 21, 2014

Chargers down 49ers in OT

Philip Rivers looked at the 21-point deficit on the scoreboard at halftime and even he wondered whether the San Diego Chargers had it in them to come back. The season depended on it, so Rivers took charge. He prevailed through a balky back and ...

Vonn takes downhill for 62nd career World Cup win

Dec 21, 2014

Vonn takes downhill for 62nd career World Cup win

Just four races back into her skiing career, Lindsey Vonn is on the verge of World Cup history. After clinching a second straight win — and third consecutive podium — with a victory in Saturday’s downhill, the 30-year-old American now has the chance to ...

Flyers show mettle in 3rd

Dec 21, 2014

Flyers show mettle in 3rd

Claude Giroux, Jakub Voracek and the Philadelphia Flyers needed a little time to get up full speed against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Giroux had two goals and two assists, Voracek added four assists to take the NHL scoring lead and the Flyers rallied to ...

Dec 21, 2014

Ali hospitalized with pneumonia

Boxing great Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia that was caught early and should result in a short hospital stay, an Ali spokesman said Saturday night. The three-time world heavyweight champion, who is battling Parkinson’s disease, is being treated by ...

Dec 21, 2014

Broadway ignites Ragin' Cajuns

Terrance Broadway walked into a hotel meeting room at around 5:45 a.m. and knew immediately that an unusual 10 a.m. kickoff in the New Orleans Bowl wouldn’t be a problem for Louisiana-Lafayette. “It looked like people were partying in the meeting rooms, like the ...

Dec 21, 2014

103-year-old makes hole-in-one

A 103-year-old Florida golfer may have made history as the oldest person to record a hole-in-one. The PGA of America announced on its website that Gus Andreone of Sarasota achieved the feat on Wednesday at Palm Aire Country Club. The group said it was ...

Vonn wins World Cup downhill in France

Dec 20, 2014

Vonn wins World Cup downhill in France

American skier Lindsey Vonn won a World Cup downhill race Saturday on the same course where she re-injured her troublesome right knee one year ago, clinching a 61st career victory to continue her strong comeback following two operations. Vonn had a clean run on ...

Islanders go on road to beat Wings

Dec 20, 2014

Islanders go on road to beat Wings

Anders Lee called it a “garbage” goal. The New York Islanders will take it — along with yet another victory in Detroit. Lee knocked the puck over the goal line for a split-second in the second period, and the Islanders went on to a ...

Dec 20, 2014

Former NBA center loses debut fight

Former NBA center Darko Milicic, a 213-cm Serb who spent 10 years with various teams after being the second overall pick in the 2003 draft behind LeBron James, has lost his first kickboxing fight. The 29-year-old Milicic sustained a bloody cut on his left ...

Dec 20, 2014

New video shows Rice after punch

A video released Friday shows Ray Rice’s then-fiancee crying and kissing him while they are both handcuffed and being taken to jail by police officers after Rice punched her in a casino elevator. The video was obtained by ABC News through a public records ...