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US skiers make history at Olympics with cross-country gold

Nils Petter Nilsson/Getty Images(PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) — Americans Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall, the only mom athlete on Team USA, made history on Wednesday by winning gold in the women’s team sprint cross-country event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. It’s the first-ever Olympic cross-county gold medal for the United States and the first-ever Olympic medal in …

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Lindsey Vonn bested by Italian in likely last Olympic downhill race

Tom Pennington/Getty Images(PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) — Veteran skier Lindsey Vonn was the favorite in women’s downhill coming into the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. She’d won the last three World Cup downhill events coming into the games and has the second-most all-time wins in World Cup events with 81. But after finishing sixth in the Super-G event, the disappointment continued for …

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Scoreboard roundup -- 2/20/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events: NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEPhiladelphia 3, Montreal 2Tampa Bay 4, Washington 2Columbus 2, New Jersey 1Toronto 1, Florida 0Nashville 3, Detroit 2San Jose 3, St. Louis 2L.A. Kings 4, Winnipeg 3Boston 3, Edmonton 2Colorado 5, Vancouver 4 TOP 25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL(2) Michigan St. 81, Illinois 61(16) Ohio St. 79, Rutgers 52(18) …

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Buccaneers release RB Doug Martin

Allen Kee/ESPN Images(TAMPA, Fla.) — The running back once nicknamed “the muscle hamster” will be looking for a new home next season. Tuesday the Buccaneers announced they release running back Doug Martin. Martin was due to make seven million dollars next season. Martin burst onto the scene in 2012 as a first round draft pick out of Boise State and …

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Buccaneers release running back Doug Martin

Allen Kee/ESPN Images(TAMPA, Fla.) — The running back once nicknamed “the muscle hamster” will be looking for a new home next season. Tuesday the Buccaneers announced they release running back Doug Martin. Martin was due to make seven million dollars next season. Martin burst onto the scene in 2012 as a first round draft pick out of Boise State and …

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NCAA denies Lousiville's appeal, rules team must vacate 2013 national title

Joe Faraoni/ESPN Images(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — The Louisville men’s basketball program won the NCAA Championship in 2013, but there will soon be no record of it. The NCAA ruled Tuesday that the team will have to vacate its 2013 title and 2012 Final Four appearance, despite an appeal to what the school called “Draconian penalties” placed on them last year. “I …

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NCAA denies Louisville's appeal, rules team must vacate 2013 national title

Joe Faraoni/ESPN Images(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — The Louisville men’s basketball program won the NCAA Championship in 2013, but there will soon be no record of it. The NCAA ruled Tuesday that the team will have to vacate its 2013 title and 2012 Final Four appearance, despite an appeal to what the school called “Draconian penalties” placed on them last year. “I …

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3rd Olympic athlete kicked out for alleged doping violations

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images(PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) — A Slovenian hockey player has been expelled from the Olympic Games after allegedly testing positive for a banned substance, the international Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said Tuesday. Ziga Jeglic, who played on the Slovenian team that beat Team USA last week, was tested on match day, according to Team Slovenia press officer …

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J.D. Martinez signs with Red Sox

Scott Clarke/ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — Once starter Yu Darvish was signed by the Cubs and first baseman Eric Hosmer was picked up by the San Diego Padres, the feeling was that more big name MLB free agents would start coming off the board. Now, J.D. Martinez is off the market. The outfielder has agreed to a five-year, $110 million deal …

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Report: J.D. Martinez signs with Red Sox

Scott Clarke/ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — Once starter Yu Darvish was signed by the Cubs and first baseman Eric Hosmer was picked up by the San Diego Padres, the feeling was that more big name MLB free agents would start coming off the board. Now, J.D. Martinez is reportedly off the market. ESPN is reporting that the outfielder has agreed to …

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