American Krupp, Canadian Macek fully committed to Germany

GANGNEUNG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Bjorn Krupp’s journey started at the Duluth IceForum in suburban Atlanta. Brooks Macek piled up the points in Bantam hockey in Winnipeg, Manitoba, for the Notre Dame Hounds. Now they’re in the Olympic gold-medal game for Germany, having advanced further than the teams from their home countries. … Continue reading American Krupp, Canadian Macek fully committed to Germany

The Latest: Norway sets Winter Games record with 38 medals

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Norway’s third-place finish in the new Alpine skiing team event at the Pyeongchang Games has given the country a record 38 medals at a single Winter Olympics. Norway leads the medals table with 13 gold, 14 silver and … Continue reading The Latest: Norway sets Winter Games record with 38 medals

The Latest: Close call in men’s Olympic curling final

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4:45 p.m. There’s been a close call early in the men’s curling final at the Pyeongchang Olympics. With the Americans and Swedes tied 2-all in the fourth end, a Swedish last throw left some question which stone was closer to … Continue reading The Latest: Close call in men’s Olympic curling final

College basketball takes second big hit with new allegations

/February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The first blow to college basketball came in August, when a federal investigation revealed hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks being funneled to influence recruits. The games went on under the dark cloud hanging over the sport, the season playing out while everyone wondered when the other … Continue reading College basketball takes second big hit with new allegations

The Latest: Ivanka Trump visits US team Olympic headquarters

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4:35 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump’s daughter has paid a visit to the American team’s headquarters at the Pyeongchang Games to meet with Olympians. Ivanka Trump gave a presidential challenge coin to Garrett Hines, a former U.S. bobsledder and … Continue reading The Latest: Ivanka Trump visits US team Olympic headquarters

The Latest: Niskanen wins Finland’s first Pyeongchang gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Iivo Niskanen has captured Finland’s first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Games. He beat out Russian Alexander Bolshunov with a strong sprint to the finish in the 50 kilometer mass start on Saturday. Bolshunov took the silver … Continue reading The Latest: Niskanen wins Finland’s first Pyeongchang gold

Officials say suicide bomber kills 2 in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan/February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A suicide bomber killed at least two and wounded seven in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group in the diplomatic area of Afghanistan’s capital on Saturday, and at least 18 soldiers died in an attack on a checkpoint by Taliban insurgents in the country’s west, authorities said. … Continue reading Officials say suicide bomber kills 2 in Afghan capital

The Latest: Russia bobsledder admits doping, is disqualified

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A Russian bobsledder who tested positive for a banned substance at the Pyeongchang Olympics has admitted doping and been disqualified from the games. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says Nadezhda Sergeeva has accepted a provisional suspension … Continue reading The Latest: Russia bobsledder admits doping, is disqualified