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Canada's Olympic hockey win could be NHL farewell

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Steve Yzerman was stuck in an elevator while the maple leaf flag was raised to the Bolshoy Ice Dome rafters Sunday.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 February 2014

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Florida moves to No. 1 in AP poll

The Florida Gators are taking their turn as the newest No. 1 in what coach Billy Donovan calls a revolving door atop the AP college basketball poll, their first time on top of the rankings since they repeated as national champions in 2007.

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MLB collision rule leaves open exceptions

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and its players have banned most home plate collisions but left open an exception if the catcher has the ball and is blocking the runner's direct path to home plate.

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Sochi cleans up as world leaves Olympics behind

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — By the busload, the world's athletes and visitors rolled toward Sochi's airport and took off for home Monday, fresh from a Winter Games experience that many Russians pronounced a smashing success and that the Olympic movement's chief enthusiastically labeled a victory for the region and the host nation. "Yes! We did it!" one Olympic volunteer exulted as she darted into the night.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 February 2014

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Junior back in Victory Lane _ at Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruised down pit road, stopping just long enough for Rick Hendrick to climb halfway inside his window for the short lift to Victory Lane.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 February 2014

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