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ARE, Sweden | Shiffrin fight illness, wins 4th straight slalom at worlds

ARE, Sweden (AP) — An unprecedented victory for Mikaela Shiffrin. And easily the most dramatic. Skiing through illness, the American barely had the energy to celebrate becoming the first ski racer — male or female — to win the same event at four straight world championships. The 23-year-old Shiffrin won the slalom on Saturday after … Continue reading ARE, Sweden | Shiffrin fight illness, wins 4th straight slalom at worlds

BRIGHTON, England | Brighton beats Derby to reach FA Cup quarterfinals

BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Brighton reached the quarterfinals of the FA Cup for the second year in a row after holding on for a 2-1 win over second-tier Derby on Saturday. Brighton looked to be in complete control after taking a 2-0 lead at halftime, with Anthony Knockaert and Jurgen Locadia scoring for the Premier … Continue reading BRIGHTON, England | Brighton beats Derby to reach FA Cup quarterfinals

ARE, Sweden | The Latest: Shiffrin ‘ran out of oxygen’ in gold-medal run

ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest on the skiing world championships (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Mikaela Shiffrin said she “ran out of oxygen” halfway down the course as she fought through illness to win an unprecedented fourth slalom title at the world championships. Speaking with a croaky voice, Shiffrin said “I was just trying … Continue reading ARE, Sweden | The Latest: Shiffrin ‘ran out of oxygen’ in gold-medal run

ARE, Sweden | Shiffrin skis through sickness to sit 3rd in 1st slalom run

ARE, Sweden (AP) — Skiing through sickness, three-time defending champion Mikaela Shiffrin put herself in the ideal attacking position following the first run of the slalom at the world championships on Saturday. Shiffrin stood third, 0.15 seconds behind leader Wendy Holdener of Switzerland. Anna Swenn Larsson of Sweden was second, 0.11 behind Holdener. U.S. ski … Continue reading ARE, Sweden | Shiffrin skis through sickness to sit 3rd in 1st slalom run

ARE, Sweden | The Latest: Shiffrin fights illness in bid for slalom gold

ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest on the skiing world championships (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Mikaela Shiffrin is fighting a chest illness as she looks to win gold in the slalom at the world championships. After Shiffrin finished behind leader Wendy Holdener and Anna Swenn Larsson in her first run, U.S. ski team spokeswoman … Continue reading ARE, Sweden | The Latest: Shiffrin fights illness in bid for slalom gold

ARE, Sweden | Weather turns ugly as Shiffrin goes for 2nd gold at worlds

ARE, Sweden (AP) — The weather’s turned ugly for Mikaela Shiffrin‘s last race at the skiing world championships. Fog has descended over the course at Are, Sweden, and the wind has slightly picked up again ahead of the slalom, which Shiffrin starts as favorite. The American is looking to capture her second gold medal of … Continue reading ARE, Sweden | Weather turns ugly as Shiffrin goes for 2nd gold at worlds

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. | Perfect Storm: The 500 and fight that changed NASCAR forever

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The first break came with the massive blizzard that wreaked havoc on the East Coast, essentially locking television viewers in their homes. The Daytona 500, meanwhile, was to be broadcast live in its entirety for the first time, reaching markets that knew little, if anything, about stock car racing. The … Continue reading DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. | Perfect Storm: The 500 and fight that changed NASCAR forever

CHARLOTTE, N.C | Kuzma wins MVP, US tops World in Rising Stars 161-144

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — When the likes of the Los Angeles Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma, Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons and Boston’s Jayson Tatum get to the NBA All-Star Game and partake in what’s become the preferred run-and-fun style where defense is discouraged at virtually all costs, this much is clear. They’ll be ready. Dunks, layups, 3-pointers and … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | Kuzma wins MVP, US tops World in Rising Stars 161-144