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CHICAGO | Correction: Indians-White Sox Trade story

CHICAGO — In a story Dec. 15 about Yonder Alonso’s trade to the Chicago White Sox, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Alonso is married to the sister of star slugger Manny Machado. Machado is married to Alonso’s sister. A corrected version of the story is below: AP source: White Sox acquire 1B Alonso in … Continue reading CHICAGO | Correction: Indians-White Sox Trade story

CLEVELAND | Correction: White Sox-Indians Trade story

CLEVELAND — In a story Dec. 15 about Yonder Alonso’s trade to the Chicago White Sox, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Alonso is married to the sister of star slugger Manny Machado. Machado is married to Alonso’s sister. A corrected version of the story is below: Indians send 1B Alonso to White Sox for … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Correction: White Sox-Indians Trade story

SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy | Swiss ski team: No serious injury to Gisin’s skull, spine

SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy— The Swiss team says that “scans on the skull showed no serious injury” to Marc Gisin following his dramatic crash in a World Cup downhill but the skier does have several broken bones elsewhere on his body. A team statement Sunday says Gisin fractured several ribs on his right side, … Continue reading SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy | Swiss ski team: No serious injury to Gisin’s skull, spine

LA VILLA, Italy | Hirscher dominates to win Alta Badia GS 6th straight year

LA VILLA, Italy— Marcel Hirscher dominated to extend his record by winning the Alta Badia giant slalom for a sixth straight year Sunday and reclaimed the overall World Cup lead. Adding to his first-run advantage, Hirscher finished a massive 2.53 seconds ahead of Thomas Fanara of France, who moved up from 14th after the opening … Continue reading LA VILLA, Italy | Hirscher dominates to win Alta Badia GS 6th straight year

LA VILLA, Italy | Hirscher dominates to take first-run lead in Alta Badia GS

LA VILLA, Italy — Seven-time defending overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher dominated the first run of the Alta Badia giant slalom Sunday. The Austrian led Matts Olsson of Sweden by 0.94 seconds with Marco Odermatt of Switzerland third, 1.00 behind, on the challenging Gran Risa course. Odermatt’s performance with the No. 27 bib showed … Continue reading LA VILLA, Italy | Hirscher dominates to take first-run lead in Alta Badia GS

NEW YORK | Alvarez stops Fielding in 3rd round for 3rd division title

NEW YORK— Canelo Alvarez landed dozens of body punches, knocking down Rocky Fielding four times and stopping him in the third round Saturday night to earn his third weight class title, taking the WBA super middleweight belt. Coming off his close decision against Gennady Golovkin three months ago to take the WBA and WBC middleweight … Continue reading NEW YORK | Alvarez stops Fielding in 3rd round for 3rd division title

DENVER | Cleveland Browns beat injury-plagued Broncos 17-16

DENVER  — Baker Mayfield capitalized on Denver’s depleted cornerback corps and dubious decisions in leading the Cleveland Browns past the Broncos 17-16 on Saturday night, keeping alive their slim hopes of ending the NFL’s longest playoff drought. Mayfield’s 2-yard TD toss to Antonio Calloway with just under 12 minutes left provided the winning margin for … Continue reading DENVER | Cleveland Browns beat injury-plagued Broncos 17-16

WASHINGTON | Ovechkin scores, has shootout winner as Caps beat Sabres

WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 29th goal of the season to extend his point streak to a career-best 14 games and had the shootout winner to help the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Saturday night for the defending Stanley Cup champions’ fifth consecutive victory. Ovechkin has 17 goals and six … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ovechkin scores, has shootout winner as Caps beat Sabres