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Former Olympic downhill champ Bill Johnson dies at 55

 

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Bill Johnson, the brash American who became the first U.S. skier to win an Olympic downhill title, died after a long illness, the U.S. ski team said Friday. He was 55.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Sharapova wins for 600th time; advances at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maria Sharapova played two nearly flawless sets on either side of the one where she struggled against Lauren Davis in a slight hiccup at the Australian Open.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Another Federer milestone: Win No. 300 at a Grand Slam

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The countless records and accolades accumulated over a long and illustrious career don't in any way diminish Roger Federer's satisfaction when he sets yet another benchmark.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Rookie Bennett scores twice to send Calgary past Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Calgary coach Bob Hartley credited Sam Bennett's scoring binge on the rookie standout's strong work ethic.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Brains amid brawn: Browns introduce front-office thinkers

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — One's a Harvard educated lawyer, the other a baseball statistics guru.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Revenue sharing debated among MLB owners ahead of bargaining

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Major League Baseball owners held a lengthy executive session to discuss bargaining strategy over contentious issues such as revenue sharing ahead of the start of negotiations for a new labor contract with players.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Browns in no rush to make decision on Johnny Manziel

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns are not in any rush to make a decision on quarterback Johnny Manziel's future.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Charges stick against school officials in players rape case

 

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A judge on Thursday denied motions to dismiss charges against three Tennessee high school officials facing allegations that they failed to report the sexual abuse of school basketball players by teammates.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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