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Feb 17, 2018

As Basketball Hall of Fame announces Class of 2018, an overdue honor for trailblazer Doris Burke
Ray Allen, Jason Kidd and Steve Nash lead the nominees, but the veteran on-air talent who became the first woman to serve as a full-time NBA analyst this season receives a special award.

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Feb 17, 2018

Premier League players apologize for stealing taxi in Spain after late-night McDonald's run
Two West Brom players still started the match against Southampton after being involved in the late-night incident in Barcelona.

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Feb 17, 2018

Sean Doolittle, the Nationals' undisputed closer, hopes to lean more heavily on his slider
Doolittle believes adding more sliders to the mix will help avoid high pitch counts.

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Feb 17, 2018

What's the annual fathers' trip like the 12th time around? Still fun for the Orpiks.
An annual tradition in the NHL, the Capitals have their dads with them on this road trip.

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Feb 17, 2018

The Olympics have waited 114 years for Ester Ledecka, the snowboarder who won a skiing gold medal
After a surprise Alpine skiing gold in super-G, Ledecka could make history with a medal in snowboarding next week.

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Feb 17, 2018

This Olympian hadn't seen her mom in four years. Then she looked in the stands.
Martinez has waited so long for his shot, can you blame him for champing at the bit?

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Feb 17, 2018

A 9-year-old, a former NBA all-star and an analytics guru pick their all-star starters
Their selections illustrate the shift between generations of basketball fans.

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Feb 17, 2018

No, LeBron James won't shut up and dribble: 'I am more than an athlete'
Before the shooting that killed 17 people and injured 16 more, there was supposed to be playoff basketball game Thursday night. Now players are wondering how they will ever take the floor.

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Feb 17, 2018

Olympics Day 9: John-Henry Krueger takes speedskating silver; Ted Ligety tries to defend gold
The latest from PyeongChang, plus a look at what's next at the Winter Games.

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Feb 17, 2018

Out of miracles, U.S. men's hockey whipped by Russians, 4-0
Consecutive goals by former NHL star Ilya Kovalchuk turns taut, physical contest into a rout.

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Feb 17, 2018

Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
His silver is first U.S. individual medal in short-track speedskating since Vancouver.

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Feb 17, 2018

Her Olympics over, Maame Biney looks ahead to Beijing 2022
After falling short in the 1,500-meter race, the U.S. teenager says she's learned from her competition in PyeongChang — and had a good time doing it.

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Feb 17, 2018

Is two-time Olympic gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu the greatest figure skater of all time?
Hanyu's performances in PyeongChang have been remarkable, and no one has won back-to-back men's titles since Dick Button in 1952.

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Feb 17, 2018

2018 Winter Olympics TV schedule and highlights
Want to watch the Winter Games? Here's when, where and how.

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Feb 17, 2018

Given a shot at big-time college basketball, he chose a bigger legacy at a mid-major
Jairus Myles transferred twice before landing at UMBC. Once there, the high-scoring guard turned down the chance to move up.

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Feb 17, 2018

Yuzuru Hanyu's healing performance puts him in Olympic figure skating's pantheon
Three months ago, Japanese skater badly damaged his ankle. Saturday, he repeated as gold medalist.

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Feb 17, 2018

South Korean president says Olympics have lowered tensions with North
In a visit to the Games, Moon says he hopes rapprochement will lead to ‘dialogue' between North Korea and the United States.

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Feb 17, 2018

Eighty-eight-year-old Dick Button's fabulous men's figure skating tweets, ranked 1 through 20
The last man to win consecutive Olympic gold medals shares his thoughts on this year's competition.

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Feb 17, 2018

After a lost season, Nationals' Shawn Kelley is 'just glad it's 2018'
Kelley's precipitous drop-off was one of the reasons the Nationals overhauled the back end of their bullpen before the trade deadline.

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Feb 17, 2018

Olympic freestyler Gus Kenworthy's run of bad luck continues with a fall in practice
Kenworthy, who already broke a thumb in training, bruised his hip and had to have it drained of blood. He is still planning to compete in the slopestyle.

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Feb 17, 2018

Nathan Chen reigns as ‘Quad King,' but Yuzuru Hanyu takes Olympic crown
Chen is the first to hit six quadruple jumps in an international competition, but it's not enough to land a medal. Shoma Uno took silver and Javier Fernandez bronze.

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Feb 17, 2018

Olympic gold medalist Ester Ledecka is the fastest snowboarder on two skis. Wait, what?
A star in two sports is impressive. A star in two sports when those sports are snowboarding and Alpine skiing is a unicorn.

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Feb 17, 2018

Could fast skier Ester Ledecka and fast swimmer Katie Ledecky be distant cousins?
The names are unusual and similar. Ledecka is Czech, Ledecky is of Czech descent. Ledecka's grandfather's surname was Ledecky. And each would be happy to be related to the other.

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Feb 17, 2018

As Lindsey Vonn falls short in super-G, snowboarder surprises with gold in second sport
American skier loses her line on a late turn and misses out on a medal but remains a threat in two other events.

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Feb 17, 2018

Maggie Voisin's sizzling final run falls just short of slopestyle podium
American briefly lands in third place after third run but her score fails to hold up. Switzerland's Sarah Hoefflin wins gold.

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Feb 17, 2018

The real story of how Jamaica's bobsleigh was saved. Hooray beer!
Red Stripe opens its pockets and comes to the rescue.

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Feb 17, 2018

TV and radio listings: February 17
Taking a spin around the sports dial.

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Feb 17, 2018

Nathan Chen reigns as ‘Quad King,' but Yuzuru Hanyu takes skating's crown
Chen is the first to hit six quadruple jumps in an international competition, but it's not enough to land a medal. Shoma Uno took silver and Javier Fernandez bronze.

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Feb 17, 2018

Olympic disappointment on slopes continues for Lindsey Vonn, who misses podium in super-G
American loses her line on a late turn and misses out on a medal, but remains a threat in two other events.

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Feb 16, 2018

Nathan Chen becomes first skater in history to hit six quads in competition
Chen's performance in the free skate redeemed his rocky short program.

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Feb 16, 2018

'Why would they even make us play?' Basketball players still coping after Fla. school shooting.
Before the shooting that killed 17 people and injured 16 more, there was supposed to be playoff basketball game Thursday night. Now players are wondering how they'll ever take the floor.

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Feb 16, 2018

Robinson, Freedom-South Riding capture Va. state gymnastics titles
Rams earn first championship since 1984 while Eagles win second in three years.

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Feb 16, 2018

Reigning IAC champion Bullis defeats Episcopal, earning a shot to repeat
The Bulldogs' 87-66 victory gives them the chance to become conference champions again when they take on Georgetown Prep, Saturday at 3 p.m.

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Feb 16, 2018

Dolphins donate $17,500 to family of football coach killed in Douglas High School shooting
The team also donated another $100,000 to the general victims' fund.

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Feb 16, 2018

Dave Martinez is no stranger to being doubted. It hasn't stopped him from succeeding.
Martinez has waited so long for his shot, can you blame him for champing at the bit?

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Feb 16, 2018

For Olympians in the quadrennial spotlight, social media can be an extreme sport
For two weeks, winter athletes are prime-time stars, and their interactions reflect that attention in ways both good and bad.

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Feb 16, 2018

The Dodgers have the money to make a run at Bryce Harper. Do they want to?
Martinez has waited so long for his shot, can you blame him for champing at the bit?

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Feb 16, 2018

Semper Fi Slama Jama: Marine Corps-bound Navy senior hoping for shot in dunk contest
Tom Lacey is one of 16 players vying for a trip to San Antonio next month.

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Feb 16, 2018

Andre Burakovsky's season might have reached its long-awaited turning point
The Swedish forward has scuffled throughout the season, but may be turning the corner.

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Feb 16, 2018

How much is Peyton Manning worth? ESPN and Fox reportedly want to find out.
It's a dream job and there just happens to be two plum openings. All of which adds up to $$$.

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Feb 16, 2018

See some of the artistic skeleton helmet designs at the 2018 Winter Olympics
At the Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, artistry is on display on the shiny, fiberglass head protection worn by skeleton competitors.

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Feb 16, 2018

Science of the Sport with Anna Rothschild: The mysterious science of curling
Scientists have been debating about why curling stones curl since 1924.

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Feb 16, 2018

Here are the college basketball teams with the most to win (or lose) this weekend
St. Bonaventure might have its last best chance to improve its tournament portfolio vs. Rhode Island, plus big games in the Big 12, ACC and more.

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Feb 16, 2018

An Olympics skeleton helmet is where ‘Game of Thrones' meets Dracula
At the Winter Games, artistry is on display on the shiny, fiberglass head protection worn by skeleton competitors.

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Feb 16, 2018

Dave Martinez has brought a slightly different approach to spring training
A circle of trust, rotating playlists and a faster pace marked the first day on on-field work at spring training.

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Feb 16, 2018

'I feel like I've waited my whole life for this': Serena Williams as excited as you about 'Black Panther'
The tennis star tells Black Girls Code: "Obviously, this is a huge moment for us, for black people."

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Feb 16, 2018

Only six sports have been at every Winter Olympics. Can you name them?
No, ski ballet isn't on the list.

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Feb 16, 2018

Here's how an Arizona cheerleader managed to get ejected from a game against Arizona State
Using a megaphone to loudly call out people, especially after you've been warned, is a rule book no-no.

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Feb 16, 2018

An Olympics skeleton helmet, where Game of Thrones meets Dracula
At the Winter Games, artistry is on display on the shiny, fiberglass head protection worn by skeleton competitors

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Feb 16, 2018

ATP finds no evidence that Ryan Harrison directed racist remarks at Donald Young
One of the ballboys in the match seems to agree with that decision.

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Feb 16, 2018

D.C. United roster is likely set for MLS opener — with room to add more
The club has 24 players, six short of the maximum, leaving room for possible moves during the current transfer window and summer signing period.

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Feb 16, 2018

The Blackhawks may miss the playoffs, but their window for success hasn't closed yet
Blackhawks are in jeopardy of missing the playoffs for the first time in nine years, but it may be because of plain old bad luck.

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Feb 16, 2018

Chris Long shoots down Laura Ingraham's SticktoSports advice
Ingraham suggested LeBron James should stick to dribbling. So the Eagles star pointed out when Fox News brought in celebrities to talk politics.

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Feb 16, 2018

An Arizona cheerleader managed to get ejected from a game against Arizona State
Using a megaphone to call out opponents, especially after you've been warned, is a rule book no-no.

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Feb 16, 2018

All the times Fox News's Laura Ingraham didn't stick to politics
She simply cannot stop talking about sports.

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Feb 16, 2018

Aly Raisman responds to 'devastating' hypocrisy accusations for SI swimsuit issue
The enduring moments at these PyeongChang Games involve the athletes and the people who changed their diapers.

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Feb 16, 2018

'I remembered her': During trip to Israel, Josh Norman reunites with one of his biggest fans
Eliana Pieprz first met Norman at Redskins training camp in 2016.

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Feb 16, 2018

Nationals and Astros reach naming rights deal for Ballpark of the Palm Beaches
The Nationals and Astros will partner with FITTEAM, a local fitness beverage company, for the next 12 years.

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Feb 16, 2018

Olympics Day 8: Americans look for redemption after stars stumble
The latest from PyeongChang, plus a look at what's next at the Winter Games.

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Feb 16, 2018

Caleb Henderson will not play for Maryland football in 2018
In a video, the two NBA superstars expressed their unhappiness with the president's leadership, as Durant said, "I feel like our team, as a country, is not run by a great coach."

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Feb 16, 2018

The Blackhawks may miss the playoffs, but their window for success isn't gone yet
Blackhawks are in jeopardy of missing the playoffs for the first time in nine years, but it may just be because of some plain old bad luck.

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Feb 16, 2018

Thirty-six minutes after the gold medal was won, the Olympics happened
Cross-country skiers from ‘the exotic countries' finish in 112th through 116th place — and into one another's arms.

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Feb 16, 2018

Previewing the men's free skate: Will King Hanyu keep his crown?
Several could challenge the Japanese star, but American Nathan Chen won't be one of them.

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Feb 16, 2018

The fastest triple-double in NBA history now belongs to ... Nikola Jokic?
Nuggets big man needed less than 15 minutes of court time to reach double digits in points, rebounds and assists against the Bucks.

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Feb 16, 2018

Freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy breaks his thumb but will compete in slopestyle
Kenworthy was able to joke about the injury.

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Feb 16, 2018

Mikaela Shiffrin admits she felt the pressure — from herself
Finishing fourth at the PyeongChang Olympics in slalom, her best event, was not what the American star visualized.

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Feb 16, 2018

Curling fan etiquette 101: Babies, yes. Music, no. Mumbling, yes. Chanting, no.
One stone knocking out another is not necessarily cheer-worthy, plus other helpful bits of wisdom.

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Feb 16, 2018

Curling is swell on TV. In person, it's magic.
Star winger posts four points and Capitals beat the Wild, 5-2.

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Feb 16, 2018

Previewing the men's free skate competition at the PyeongChang Olympics: Can King Hanyu keep the crown?
Several skaters could challenge the Japanese star, but American Nathan Chen isn't one of them.

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Feb 16, 2018

Previewing the men's free skate: Can King Hanyu keep the crown?
Several skaters could challenge the Japanese star, but American Nathan Chen isn't one of them.

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Feb 16, 2018

'Hall of Fame coaches should be scared:' FBI's college basketball probe reportedly contains bombshells
And they aren't mid-majors, either.

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Feb 16, 2018

Like many great champions. Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
After stacking up victories like cordwood, skier grapples with a fourth-place finish in her signature event.

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Feb 16, 2018

In the Olympic reality show, the co-stars are named ‘Mom' and ‘Dad'
The enduring moments at these PyeongChang Games involve the athletes and the people who changed their diapers.

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Feb 16, 2018

Mikaela Shiffrin admits she feels the pressure — from Mikaela Shiffrin
Finishing fourth at the PyeongChang Olympics in her best event was not what the American skier visualized.

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Feb 16, 2018

'You're not alone in your grief': Cubs' Anthony Rizzo offers support after Douglas shooting
The first baseman, a 2007 graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, promised to support those who were grieving and added, "I am only who I am because of this community."

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Feb 16, 2018

Fox News's Laura Ingraham to LeBron James and Kevin Durant: 'Shut up and dribble'
The two NBA do not have much good to say about President Trump.

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Feb 16, 2018

The NBA must sever ties with Wynn hotels in wake of sexual harassment allegations
Between Summer League and Team USA activities in Las Vegas, the Wynn has become a de facto meeting place for players, media and executives. They need to find a new site.

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Feb 16, 2018

Billy Beane is witnessing Moneyball's endgame: 'We're all valuing the same things'
Someday it would reach the point when all the richest teams in MLB were also the smartest.

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Feb 16, 2018

Nationals GM Mike Rizzo feeling confident he'll receive contract extension
Pending a new agreement, Rizzo, who is entering his 12th season in the Washington organization, will see his current deal expire on Oct. 31.

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Feb 16, 2018

Freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy breaks his thumb, but will compete in slopestyle
Kenworthy is able to joke about the injury.

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Feb 16, 2018

So what's the deal with Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu and all those Winnie-the-Pooh dolls?
Japan's figure skating star, who is well-positioned to defend his Olympic crown, has a long association with A.A. Milne's beloved character.

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Feb 16, 2018

Skater Nathan Chen bobbles Olympic short program; Yuzuru Hanyu leads
Adam Rippon is seventh, best among the American men.

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Feb 16, 2018

Mikaela Shiffrin misses a medal thanks to finishing fourth in slalom
American gold medal favorite fails to find the podium in her best and most consistent event.

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Feb 16, 2018

Mikaela Shiffrin finishes a disappointing fourth in Olympic slalom
American gold medal favorite fails to find the podium in her best and most consistent event.

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Feb 16, 2018

Mikaela Shiffrin's fourth-place finish is surprising — but not disappointing
The slalom is her best and most consistent event, but this is a sport defined by unpredictability.

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Feb 16, 2018

LeBron James and Kevin Durant discuss how Trump doesn't 'give a f- about the people'
In a video, the two NBA superstars expressed their unhappiness with the president's leadership, as Durant said, "I feel like our team, as a country, is not run by a great coach."

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Feb 16, 2018

Skater Nathan Chen bobbles his Olympic short program; Yuzuru Hanyu leads
Adam Rippon is seventh, best among the American men.

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Feb 16, 2018

TV and radio listings: February 16
Taking a spin around the sports dial.

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Feb 16, 2018

Victor Robles is the Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper insurance policy
The Nationals have sky-high hopes for their No. 1 prospect, who could diminish the string should Bryce Harper depart. The fast-rising Dominican star, though, is staying true to his roots.

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Feb 16, 2018

Lindsey Jacobellis still doesn't have an Olympic gold medal, placing fourth in snowboard cross
The 32-year-old American has long been the face of the sport, yet has never won an Olympic gold. She had previously come up empty in 2006, 2010 and 2014.

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Feb 16, 2018

Lindsey Jacobellis still doesn't have an Olympic gold, placing fourth in snowboard cross
The 32-year-old American has long been the face of the sport, yet has never won an Olympic gold. She had previously come up empty in 2006, 2010 and 2014.

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Feb 16, 2018

Alex Ovechkin is up to his old tricks in Minnesota, powering Caps to win
Star winger posts four points and Capitals beat the Wild, 5-2.

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Feb 16, 2018

A familiar name wins super-G gold while U.S. men struggle to stay on track
Matthias Mayer wins gold, following father Helmut's example from 1988. The top American finisher is 14th.

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Feb 15, 2018

Aly Raisman responds to 'devastating' accusations of hypocrisy for SI swimsuit issue
The gold medal-winning gymnast was among the scores of women who confronted Larry Nassar at his sentencing hearing, and has sharply criticized Olympics-related groups for not protecting vulnerable young athletes.

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Feb 15, 2018

In what is probably his final Olympic run, John Daly comes in 16th yet satisfied
Daly once walked away from the sport, only to return with unfinished business. He didn't take these Games for granted.

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Feb 15, 2018

On their home floor, No. 10 Terps get handed a loss by Purdue
Maryland blows double-digit lead in second half and suffers second Big Ten defeat, 75-65.

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Feb 15, 2018

Mikaela Shiffrin in fourth place after first run of Olympic slalom
The gold medal favorite in her best and most consistent event, the American has some work to do on her second run.

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Feb 15, 2018

Nationals spring training begins
Nationals pitchers and catchers workout as spring training begins

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Feb 15, 2018

Bengals QB AJ McCarron is set to hit open market and could reshape NFL draft
The 27-year-old wins a grievance case and could be a target of the Browns, who tried to trade for him last year and hold two of the first four picks in the draft.

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Feb 15, 2018

To fix pace of play issues, a source of MLB fan angst, Rob Manfred is willing to act unilaterally
The MLB commissioner didn't offer any specifics, but Manfred said the changes will focus on limiting downtime, including mound visits, time it takes for batters to get in the box, and breaks given to players.

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