2018 Winter Games chief quits; ex minister set to step in

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A former South Korean government minister was nominated to take over the organizing committee of the 2018 Winter Olympics on Tuesday, just hours after Cho Yang-ho quit amid escalating financial troubles at the business group his family controls.

  • Written by KIM TONG-HYUNG, Associated Press

NBA Playoff Capsules

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 29 points and 10 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder held on to beat San Antonio 98-97 on Monday night, evening the series at one game apiece when the Spurs failed to score on a wild sequence in the final seconds.

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NHL Playoff Capsules

DALLAS (AP) — St. Louis captain David Backes scored off a rebound during a power play 10:58 into overtime and the Blues beat the Dallas Stars 4-3 in Game 2 on Sunday to even the second-round series.

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12 Buckeyes later, picks come to end

Across the many levels of college football, the NCAA estimates 16,175 players were eligible for this year’s NFL draft.

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