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Black NHL player Devante Smith-Pelly taunted by Chicago fans

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A visiting black player was taunted by four male fans shouting "basketball, basketball, basketball" during the Chicago Blackhawks' game against the Washington Capitals. More>>

Smith leads Golden Knights to 6-3 win over Canadiens

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Reilly Smith had two goals and an assist to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 6-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens. More>>

The Latest: Germany beats Norway 2-1 in men's Olympic hockey

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Two top racers have had crashing falls though the finish line in the Olympic men's giant slalom. More>>

Oops! Don't forget that miracles can happen in sports

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NBC had its roughest night of the Olympics so far, with prime-time viewership across all of its platforms down 16 percent from Sochi in 2014. More>>

World's best male Alpine skier vies for 2nd Pyeongchang gold

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The world's best male Alpine skier, Marcel Hirscher, will compete for his second gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics. More>>

Kovalchuk scores twice, Russians outclass US 4-0 at Olympics

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Ilya Kovalchuk scored two back-breaking goals as the Russians outplayed, outhit and outclassed the United States in a convincing 4-0 shutout Saturday night as each team wrapped up pool play at the Olympics. More>>

'Is this a kind of mistake?' Snowboarder wins Alpine gold

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Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic made a stunning run from back in the pack to take the Olympic super-G title on Saturday, with a mistake costing Lindsey Vonn a spot on the podium. More>>

The Latest: Hanyu, Yarnold, Ledeska win gold at Olympics

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Japanese sensation Yuzuru Hanyu is aiming to become the first men's figure skater to defend his Olympic title since Dick Button in 1952 in the free skate at Gangneung Ice Arena. More>>

ESPN radio station to take over broadcasts of UConn games

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An ESPN radio station will take over broadcasts of University of Connecticut sports games next fall in a multimillion dollar deal that will dump another station that has been the voice of the Huskies for 26 years. More>>

Russian women advance to semifinals beating Switzerland 6-2

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Anna Shokhina had two goals and two assists as the team of Olympic athletes from Russia advanced to the women's hockey semifinals against defending gold medalist Canada with an upset 6-2 win over Switzerland. More>>

Greiss stops 45 shots, Islanders beat Hurricanes 3-0

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Thomas Greiss stopped 45 shots for his first shutout of the season, and the New York Islanders beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-0. More>>

The Latest: Shiffrin misses, Hansdotter wins gold on Day 7

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Mikaela Shiffrin has turned in a steady opening slalom run. More>>

Olympics give goalies chance to paint country all over masks

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Goaltenders are the only players in Olympic hockey allowed to get creative with decorating their helmets, though IOC rules limit the options. More>>

Donato scores 2 as college kids power US over Slovakia 2-1

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Ryan Donato scored two power-play goals and to lead the United States to an important 2-1 victory over Slovakia at the Olympics. More>>

Halak stops 50 shots, Islanders beat Rangers 3-0

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Jaroslav Halak stopped 50 shots for his first shutout of the season as the New York Islanders kept up their recent mastery of the crosstown-rival Rangers with a 3-0 victory. More>>

The Latest: Shiffrin finally gets her gold on Olympics Day 6

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The women's Alpine racing program at the Pyeongchang Olympics has finally begun with Manuela Moelgg of Italy starting the first run of the giant slalom. More>>

US upbeat after loss to Slovenia as it prepares for Slovakia

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The United States men's hockey team is upbeat and optimistic as it prepares to face Slovakia in the wake of a stunning overtime loss to Slovenia. More>>

Canadian women take 1st Olympic showdown against US 2-1

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Meghan Agosta and Sara Nurse each scored in the second period, and defending gold medalist Canada clinched the top spot in pool play by edging the United States 2-1 in an early Olympic showdown between the dominant powers in women's hockey. More>>

Lively scene as South Korea men play 1st Olympic hockey game

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The first Olympic hockey game for South Korea's men's team has been marked by the unexpected appearance of North Korea's cheerleading troupe. More>>

Russian fans proudly flying flags, but athletes can't

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Russian fans proudly flying the flag for their country at the Pyeongchang Olympics, where Team Russia is technically banned. More>>

Slovenia comes back to stun US 3-2 in OT in Olympic opener

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Jan Mursak scored the tying goal in the final minutes of regulation and the winner in overtime as Slovenia came back to stun the United States 3-2 in the Olympic opener for both teams. More>>

The Latest: Shaun White's Olympic gold a highlight of Day 5

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Katie Couric has apologized for saying that the Dutch are so successful in speed skating because skates have been used as a form of transportation when canals freeze in the Netherlands. More>>

What to watch from Pyeongchang - Day 5

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Valentine's Day at the Olympics brings pairs skating and lots of curling. More>>

Shh, mom! No yelling when sister watches fellow Olympian

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The Brandt family from suburban Minneapolis is very busy at the Winter Olympics, with one daughter on the U.S. women's hockey team and another on the Korean team. More>>

Fierce wind forces closure of Olympic Park in South Korea

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A windstorm forced the temporary closure of the Olympic Park in Gangneung, South Korea, as wild weather continues to affect the games. More>>

White wins USA's 100th winter gold, gets grilled by media

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Shaun White won a historic third Olympic gold medal in the men's halfpipe, then faced questions about sexual misconduct allegations hours later. More>>

'Deep down': Rivalry between Koreas, Japan transcends sports

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There are sports rivalries _ and then there's Korea versus Japan, a near-toxic mix of history, violence, abuse and politics, with a (un)healthy dose of cultural chauvinism and envy mixed in. More>>

'So proud': Parents' views on joint Korea hockey team evolve

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Players of Koreas' joint hockey team are source of pride for their families for making history in inter-Korean relations. More>>

Seattle group formally files for NHL expansion franchise

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A person with direct knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press the group looking to bring professional hockey to the city of Seattle has formally filed its expansion application with the National Hockey League. More>>

The Latest: Luge win keeps Germany atop gold medal standings

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There's been a highly unusual moment in the Olympic mixed doubles bronze medal match, with a Russian curler falling hard on her backside. More>>

The AP Asks: What would South Koreans ask a North Korean?

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With rare influx of North Koreans at the Pyeongchang Olympics, AP asks South Korean Olympic fans a question: If you had the chance, what would you ask a North Korean?. More>>

US women beat Russia 5-0, early showdown with Canada next

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Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored two goals 6 seconds apart in the second period, and the United States shut out the Russians 5-0 to remain perfect going into the Americans' first of two hopeful showdowns with Canada. More>>

Russian Voynov at Olympics despite domestic abuse conviction

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Russian defenseman Slava Voynov is at the Olympics even though he remains indefinitely suspended from the NHL over a 2014 domestic violence incident. More>>

Wolski playing for Canada at Olympics after breaking neck

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Wojtek Wolski is playing for Canada at the Olympics just 16 months after breaking his neck from crashing. More>>

The Latest: Plenty of excitement on Day 3 of Winter Olympics

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The final events of the team figure skating competition are set to get underway at the Pyeongchang Olympics. More>>

Canada gets skating gold, American Anderson wins slopestyle

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Canada skated to the gold it had been dreaming about for four years, while American snowboarder Jamie Anderson got another to match the one she won in Sochi. More>>

Gionta, Wisniewski could be NHL-bound right after Olympics

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Brian Gionta and James Wisniewski could sign in the NHL immediately after playing for the United States at the Olympics. More>>

US women rally to beat Finland 3-1 in Olympics opener

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The United States women's hockey team rallied to beat Finland 3-1 to remain perfect when opening an Olympic tournament. More>>

Crosby scores 2, reaches 400 goals in Pens' 4-1 win

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Sidney Crosby scored twice, including his 400th career goal, to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues. More>>

The Latest: NBC apologizes for analyst comment about Japan

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The Pyeongchang Olympic men's downhill has been postponed until Thursday because of strong winds. More>>

Red alert: Gerard wins United States' 1st gold of games

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Red Gerard won the United States' first gold medal of the games by overcoming a blustery win in the men's slopestyle event in the snowboarding competition on the second day of full competition at the Pyeongchang Olympics. More>>

Favored Russians ooze confidence, feel like 'red machine'

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Super-talented Russia looks like the hands-down gold-medal favorite in men's hockey with defenseman Nikita Nesterov describing the team as a "red machine.". More>>

Penguins center Sidney Crosby reaches 400-goal milestone

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Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby scored his 400th career goal in the second period in St. Louis. More>>

The Latest: Spotlight on united Koreas in ceremony, on ice

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled that 45 Russian athletes who were excluded from the Pyeongchang Olympics over doping concerns can't compete. More>>

Skating's Shibutanis make strike back at NBC's Andrea Joyce

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NBC's television coverage of the opening ceremonies reached 27.8 million on the TV network, and a total of 28.3 million when digital followers are added. More>>

Masked mystery man Ryan Zapolski is best hope for US medal

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Ryan Zapolski doesn't have the NHL experience of other Olympic goaltenders but is the United States' best chance to win a men's hockey medal. More>>

Come visit: South Korea's leader invited to North Korea

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in is hosting lunch for senior North Korean officials including leader Kim Jong Un's sister in the most significant diplomatic encounter between the rivals in years. More>>

What to watch from Pyeongchang -- Day 2

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Speed, tricks and big air: what to watch as competition in full force at Pyeongchang Olympics. More>>

Johnson shares the lead at Pebble Beach

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Dustin Johnson tied for the lead as he goes for 3rd victory at Pebble Beach. More>>

Vasilevskiy makes 44 saves, Lightning beat Kings 4-3

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Andrei Vasilevskiy makes 44 saves as NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning top Los Angeles Kings 4-3. More>>

Combined Korean hockey team loses to Swiss in Olympic debut

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Koreas' jockey team faces Switzerland in its historic debut match, with North and South Korean leaders expected to root for the squad together. More>>

Charlotte Kalla wins 1st gold medal of Pyeongchang Olympics

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Charlotte Kalla won the gold and Marit Bjoergen made Olympic history at the Pyeongchang Games. More>>

The Latest: Kim's sister says hopes to see Moon in N. Korea

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South Korean television is showing a smiling President Moon Jae-in entering a reception room and shaking hands with North Korean delegates, including leader Kim Jong Un's sister. More>>

The Latest: Wellinger withstands cold to win Olympic gold

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The organizing committee for the Pyeongchang Olympics says another 11 people have been diagnosed with norovirus. More>>

Underdog US players 'trying to prove some doubters wrong'

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Though more diverse than the 1980 "Miracle On Ice" team, the United States carries the same underdog approach into the 2018 Olympics thanks to players being overlooked for much of their careers. More>>

At Olympic Games, Kim Jong Un's sister takes VIP seat Video included

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A high-level North Korean government delegation including leader Kim Jong Un's sister has arrived in South Korea to attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. More>>

Korea women's hockey team to make much-awaited Olympic debut

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The first medals of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics will be awarded, but most attention will be focused on a preliminary round hockey match featuring the combined Korean women's hockey team. More>>

New team, who dis? US players form chemistry via group chat

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U.S. players developed chemistry long before the Olympics thanks to a group chat. More>>

Combined Korean team ready to shed politics in Olympic debut

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The first combined Korean team at any Olympics is ready for its debut. More>>

Pence out to counter NKorean 'propaganda' at Olympic games

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Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in South Korea, looking to push the U.S. ally to adopt a more hawkish stance toward North Korea ahead of the Winter Olympics. More>>

In small interactions before Olympics, Korean unity emerges

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In small interactions before the Olympics begin, slivers of Korean unity emerge. More>>

The Latest: Wellinger tops Stoch in ski jump qualifying

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Luge medalist Erin Hamlin will carry the U.S. flag into the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics. More>>

US coach keeping blinders on as he preps for Olympic debut

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Robb Stauber is making his head coaching debut on the world's biggest stage for women's hockey, and the former goalie has been tasked with ending the Americans' 20-year gold medal drought. More>>

Russian Olympians adapt to life in a neutral uniform

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Russian athletes at the Pyeongchang Olympics must wear neutral uniforms without national insignia, leaving some to train in old uniforms. More>>

Star field hockey player charged with stealing $34 of makeup

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Police arrest all-time leading scorer on University of Connecticut's women's field hockey team for allegedly stealing $34 worth of makeup. More>>

Penguins ruin Fleury's homecoming with 5-4 win over Vegas

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Third-period goals by Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel ruined former teammate Marc-Andre Fleury's homecoming as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 5-4. More>>

32 Russians appeal to CAS seeking Olympic spots

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport says six-time Olympic gold medalist Viktor Ahn is among 32 Russian athletes who have filed appeals seeking spots at the Pyeongchang Olympics. More>>

N. Korea dominates pre-Olympic media coverage at Pyeongchang

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North Korea is again dominating pre-Olympic media coverage in archrival South Korea. More>>

McDavid scores 4 goals, rising Oilers beat Lightning 6-2

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Connor McDavid scored four goals and added an assist, and the Edmonton Oilers knocked off the top team in the NHL, defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2. More>>

Linguistic divide poses problem to Korea Olympic hockey team

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North and South Korea face a widening linguistic divide after 70 years of division, and that is a challenge for the rivals' first-ever joint Olympic team as it prepares for the Pyeongchang Winter Games. More>>

Koreas' combined women's hockey team debuts in friendly

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Wearing a powder-blue logo of a map symbolizing peace between the Koreas, the most talked-about team at this year's Olympics has seen game action for the first time in a friendly match that drew thousands of spectators in South Korea. More>>

N. Korea skaters draw applause during Olympic practice

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A pair of smiling North Korean skaters has carried out lifts and death spirals during practice ahead of the upcoming Winter Olympics, drawing applause from spectators. More>>

Kessel, Malkin lead surging Penguins past Capitals, 7-4

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Phil Kessel scored twice and added an assist, Evgeni Malkin added two goals and two assists, and the surging Pittsburgh Penguins rolled past the Washington Capitals 7-4. More>>

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