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From left, United States' Steven Nyman holds his daughter Nell and head coach Sasha Rearick holds his son Giacomo as they pose for a photograph in Kitzbuehel, Austria, in this Jan. 19, 2018 photo. Diaper bags and baby backpacks are in just as much demand as skis, boots and poles on the U.S. Alpine team this Olympic season. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
January 22, 2018 - 6:04 am
SAN VIGILIO DI MAREBBE, Italy (AP) — Diaper bags and baby backpacks are in just as much demand as skis, boots and poles on the U.S. Alpine team this season. So is a good night's sleep. Four members of the men's squad — two skiers and two coaches — welcomed newborns into their families in the...
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United States' Madison Keys reacts after defeating France's Caroline Garcia in their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 22, 2018 - 4:15 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Madison Keys says she's playing carefree tennis again and doesn't feel any pressure at her first Grand Slam tournament since her emotional loss to Sloane Stephens in the U.S. Open final five months ago. Perhaps even more importantly, her coach, Lindsay Davenport, says...
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January 22, 2018 - 3:25 am
PRO FOOTBALL 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 Jacksonville...
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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, file photo, Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik of North Korea compete during the pairs free program at the Figure Skating-ISU Challenger Series in Oberstdorf, Germany. The 22 North Korean athletes now invited to compete at the Olympics in February 2018 are not likely to bring home any medals across the border from South Korea. Of all the athletes given late entries in five sports, only the figure skating pair met the qualifying standard on merit. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
January 22, 2018 - 2:58 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's participation in the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The North Korean figure skating pair that will compete in the Winter Olympics is in Taiwan this week for a competition. Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik were seen leaving Taipei...
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Mississippi State head coach Vic Schaefer congratulates his team as they head toward the bench during a timeout in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Tennessee on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Crystal LoGiudice)
January 22, 2018 - 2:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a rough week for Tennessee. The sixth-ranked Lady Vols were in the midst of a difficult stretch where they played four consecutive ranked teams. Tennessee had a 23-point lead in the first half against No. 5 Notre Dame on Thursday before completely falling apart and losing to...
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Romania's Simona Halep makes a forehand return to Japan's Naomi Osaka during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
January 22, 2018 - 2:34 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Monday from the Australian Open (all times local): 6:30 p.m. After successive first-round exits, top-seeded Simona Halep is going deep into the draw at this year's Australian Open, advancing to the quarterfinals by beating Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-2. Halep, who...
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Los Angeles Kings center Michael Amadio, left, is congratulated by defenseman Alec Martinez after scoring against the New York Rangers during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker)
January 22, 2018 - 2:24 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Goals and power plays were in short supply for the Los Angeles Kings during their longest losing streak of the season. Three scores on three chances with the man-advantage in the second period against the New York Rangers were enough to get them back on track. Tanner Pearson,...
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January 22, 2018 - 2:11 am
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San Jose Sharks' Melker Karlsson, of Sweden, follows through on a shot that scored during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. The Sharks won 6-2. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
January 22, 2018 - 12:31 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mikkel Boedker had two goals and an assist, Joe Thornton had a goal and an assist, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-2 on Sunday night. Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Kevin Labanc and Melker Karlsson also scored for the Sharks, who have won five of six. Aaron Dell...
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