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Secretary General of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS, Matthieu Reeb talks to media, during the CAS hearing in the matter of 39 Russian athletes against the IOC, in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 11:55 am
GENEVA (AP) — The Court of Arbitration of Sport opened a full week of appeal hearings on Monday for 39 Russian athletes disqualified from the 2014 Sochi Olympics for taking part in a state-backed doping program. Some athletes hope to overturn their Olympic life bans and clear their names to compete...
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January 22, 2018 - 11:29 am
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston College hockey player who happens to be Lindsay Lohan's cousin is out indefinitely after he was punched at a Boston restaurant and sent to the hospital. The university said in a statement Sunday that graduate student Kevin Lohan was the victim of an "unprovoked assault."...
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January 22, 2018 - 11:05 am
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 21, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week's ranking: Record Pts Prv 1. Villanova (63) 18-1 1623...
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South Korea's Chung Hyeon reacts after winning a point against Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
January 22, 2018 - 10:48 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Even by Australian Open standards, back-to-back shockers have resulted in a most unexpected quarterfinal. The season-opening Grand Slam has a tendency to be unpredictable, but losing six-time champion Novak Djokovic and fifth-ranked Dominic Thiem within a few hours on...
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January 22, 2018 - 9:36 am
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are going back to the Super Bowl in search of a sixth title. They'll face a Philadelphia Eagles team looking for their first Lombardi Trophy. Brady led the Patriots (15-3) back from a 10-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the...
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January 22, 2018 - 8:32 am
NFL-CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES Pats returning to Super Bowl...Eagles blast Vikings to reach Super Bowl UNDATED (AP) — The New England Patriots are heading back to the Super Bowl for the eighth time since Tom Brady took over as quarterback during the 2001 season. And the Philadelphia Eagles have...
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United States' Tennys Sandgren celebrates after defeating Austria's Dominic Thiem in their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
January 22, 2018 - 8:28 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The last American man standing at the Australian Open is through to the quarterfinals. Tennys Sandgren, who had never won a Grand Slam match or beaten a top 10 player before the tournament started, upset No. 5-seeded Dominic Thiem on Monday to top his second-round...
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Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei makes a backhand return to Germany's Angelique Kerber during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 22, 2018 - 7:59 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — In an era of power tennis, Hsieh Su-wei plays a very different game full of two-handed drop shots, artful lobs and deceptively spinning slices. She calls it playing "Su-wei" style tennis. And on Monday, she nearly knocked off her second Grand Slam champion at the...
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January 22, 2018 - 7:45 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt coach Hector Cuper is likely to leave the team after the World Cup. Egypt national team manager Eihab Laheita says the Argentine coach has received several job offers, but declined to be more specific. Since taking over in 2015, Cuper led Egypt to qualification for the World Cup...
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North Korean Hyon Song Wol, center, head of a North Korean art troupe, watches while South Korean protesters stage a rally against her visit in front of Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Dozens of conservative activists attempted to burn a large photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the head of the North's extremely popular girl band passed by them at a Seoul railway station Monday following a visit to potential venues for performances during next month's Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 22, 2018 - 6:59 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Conservative South Korean activists burned a large photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the head of the North's extremely popular girl band passed them Monday during a visit to Seoul amid a flurry of cooperation agreements between the rivals ahead of next month's...
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