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  • Germany in position for another sliding gold, this in 4-man

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    (AP) PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The only nation to come to an Olympics and leave with all three bobsled gold medals was Germany, which pulled off the title triple 12 years ago. Francesco Friedrich has the Germans in position to ...

  • China stumbling on path to Olympic glory at 2022 home games

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    (AP) PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — China is investing money and foreign know-how to win Olympic medals on home soil at the Winter Games in 2022. That's following a blueprint that worked spectacularly when Beijing hosted the Summer Games in 2008. ...

  • Connor Hellebuyck makes 34 saves, Jets beat Blues 4-0

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    (AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck made 34 saves for his sixth shutout of the season and Blake Wheeler and Kyle Connor each had a goal and an assist in the Winnipeg Jets' 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues ...

  • James records triple-double as Cavs defeat Grizzlies 112-89

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    (AP) MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — LeBron James had 18 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists in his 11th triple-double of the season, and the Cleveland Cavaliers pulled away after a slow start to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 112-89 on Friday night. ...

  • No. 16 Buckeyes keep title hopes alive with win at Indiana

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    (AP) BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Keita Bates-Diop finished with 24 points and 14 rebounds and C.J. Jackson made a long 3-pointer with 1.7 seconds left in double overtime to give No. 16 Ohio State an 80-78 victory at Indiana on Friday ...

  • Jets-Blues Sums

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    (AP) Winnipeg 3 1 0—4 St. Louis 0 0 0—0 First Period_1, Winnipeg, Petan 2 (Scheifele), 10:03. 2, Winnipeg, Wheeler 18 (Scheifele, Connor), 10:48. 3, Winnipeg, Connor 22 (Wheeler, Byfuglien), 18:31 (pp). Penalties_Morrissey, WPG, (interference), 3:19; Thorburn, STL, (hooking), 17:43. Second ...

  • Butler hurt as Rockets beat Wolves for 11th straight win

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    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 31 points and the Houston Rockets won their 11th straight game with a 120-102 victory Friday night over the Minnesota Timberwolves, who lost All-Star Jimmy Butler to an apparent right knee injury. Butler left ...

  • Antetokounmpo scores 26, Bucks beat Raptors 122-119 in OT

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    (AP) TORONTO (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 26 points and 12 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks snapped Toronto's seven-game win streak with a 122-119 overtime victory against the Raptors on Friday night. Eric Bledsoe and Khris Middleton each scored 21 points ...

  • What to watch from Pyeongchang on Day 15 of the Olympics

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    (AP) PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — After more than two weeks of thrills, spills, speed and drama, we have reached the last full day of competition at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Here are the can't-miss events on Saturday. (All times Eastern.) CURLING ...

  • No. 22 Green Bay women romp to outright Horizon League title

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    (AP) GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Jessica Lindstrom posted her 15th double-double this season with 16 points and 13 rebounds and No. 22 Green Bay defeated Oakland 78-48 on Friday night to win the outright Horizon League regular-season crown. Allie LeClaire ...

  • Penguins-Hurricanes Sums

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    (AP) Pittsburgh 1 3 2—6 Carolina 0 1 0—1 First Period_1, Pittsburgh, Guentzel 20 (Kessel), 13:36. Penalties_None. Second Period_2, Pittsburgh, Maatta 5 (Malkin), 0:46. 3, Carolina, Teravainen 15 (Lindholm, Aho), 2:05. 4, Pittsburgh, Kessel 25 (Guentzel, Dumoulin), 6:11. 5, Pittsburgh, Kessel ...

  • Kessel, Malkin lead Pens past Canes 6-1 for 6th straight win

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    (AP) RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Phil Kessel and Evgeni Malkin each had two goals and an assist and the Pittsburgh Penguins routed the Carolina Hurricanes 6-1 on Friday night for their season-best sixth straight victory. Jake Guentzel had a goal and ...

  • Jimmy Butler leaves Wolves' game with apparent knee injury

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    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — Minnesota All-Star Jimmy Butler left the Timberwolves' game against the Houston Rockets with an apparent injury to his right knee. After grabbing a rebound late in the third quarter Friday, Butler pivoted and planted hard on his ...

  • No. 8 Oregon beats Arizona State 57-44 for rare win in Tempe

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    (AP) TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu scored 16 points and No. 8 Oregon moved a step closer to its first Pac-12 title in 18 years, beating Arizona State 57-44 Friday night to end a 15-game losing streak in Tempe. Oregon ...

  • Granlund, Staal each scored twice, Wild beat Rangers 4-2

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Mikael Granlund and Eric Staal each scored twice and Devan Dubnyk made 22 saves in the Minnesota Wild's 4-1 victory over the free-falling New York Rangers on Friday night. The Wild completed a three-game sweep of ...

  • Pacers rout Hawks 116-93, win fourth straight game

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    (AP) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Thaddeus Young scored 16 of his 20 points in the first half and the Indiana Pacers never trailed in a 116-93 rout of the hapless Atlanta Hawks on Friday night. The 11th-year pro had 10 points by ...

  • Kaminsky helps Hornets beat Wizards 122-105

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    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Frank Kaminsky scored a season-high 25 points, Kemba Walker had 20 of his 24 points in the second half, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Washington Wizards 122-105 on Friday night. The Hornets (26-33) improved to 3-0 ...

  • The Latest: 2 arrested for shooting at Louisiana college

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    (AP) HAMMOND, La. (AP) — The Latest on shooting at Southeastern Louisiana University (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Two people are in custody in connection with a shooting on a Louisiana college campus. Southeastern Louisiana University spokeswoman Erin Cowser said Friday ...

  • Penguins pick up Brassard, trade Cole in 3-team deal

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    (AP) RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired center Derick Brassard from the Ottawa Senators on Friday night in a three-team deal that sent defenseman Ian Cole to Ottawa and forward Ryan Reaves to the Vegas Golden Knights. The Penguins ...

  • Wild-Rangers Sums

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    (AP) Minnesota 2 0 2—4 N.Y. Rangers 0 1 0—1 First Period_1, Minnesota, Granlund 16 (E.Staal), 16:06. 2, Minnesota, E.Staal 28 (Parise, Granlund), 18:43. Penalties_None. Second Period_3, N.Y. Rangers, Fast 9 (Miller), 2:41. Penalties_O'Gara, NYR, (hooking), 19:21. Third Period_4, Minnesota, E.Staal ...

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