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Sochi Olympic scene: Busy workers, glitzy venues

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — If you are flying to Sochi for the Winter Games, book a window seat on the right side of the plane. That way you'll get a bird's-eye view of how Russia spent $51 billion on gleaming new sports arenas and a cobweb of highways for this southern city on the Black Sea.

Last Updated on Sunday, 26 January 2014

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Change to Westminster show celebrates the everydog

NEW YORK (AP) — When the nation's foremost dog show added an event open to mixed breeds, owners cheered that everydogs were finally having their day.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 January 2014

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Woods shoots 79 to miss cut at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods made his 2014 debut in a most dubious fashion — his first trip to Torrey Pines without sticking around until Sunday.

Last Updated on Sunday, 26 January 2014

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Varejao, Irving lead Cavaliers past Bucks 93-78

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers needed a breather. They got one Friday night.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 January 2014

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Column: Manning, Sherman both worth celebrating

Well, here we go again.

Get ready for a Super Bowl week filled with more of the inevitable comparisons between Peyton Manning and Richard Sherman.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 January 2014

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Comcast to bring online Olympics coverage to TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Over the past few Olympics, NBC has shown more live coverage over the Internet than it has on TV. For the upcoming Winter Games, Comcast's Xfinity TV subscribers will be able to tap the breadth of that online coverage on their big screens.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 January 2014

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Holcomb of US wins World Cup bobsled overall title

KONIGSSEE, Germany (AP) — Steven Holcomb will freely acknowledge that it was not a perfect season. Yet he's still the bobsled World Cup champion.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 January 2014

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Protests against World Cup planned in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — Latin America's biggest country is bracing itself for a wave of nationwide protests against the World Cup organized via social networks.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 January 2014

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