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May 4, 2015 - 6:30am
13 min 17 sec ago

OBERHOFEN, Switzerland (AP) — The Italian ski resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo is set to host the Alpine world championships again after four successive losing bids.

The International Ski Federation says Cortina is the only applicant to host the biennial Alpine worlds in 2021.

Cortina, which stages speed races on the women's World Cup calendar each season, was previously a candidate to host each world championships from 2013 to 2019.

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May 4, 2015 - 5:37am
13 min 17 sec ago

LONDON (AP) — The family of World Cup winner Jimmy Greaves says the former England and Tottenham striker is in intensive care after suffering a severe stroke.

A statement says the 75-year-old Greaves had "appeared to have made a full recovery" from a minor stroke in 2012 before being taken ill again on Sunday.

The Greaves family has "asked for privacy during what is a worrying time."

Greaves was part of England's 1966 World Cup-...

May 4, 2015 - 4:03am
13 min 17 sec ago
BC-HKO--AHL Playoff Glance
AHL Playoff Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
(x-if necessary)
CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS
BEST OF 5
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Hartford 3, Providence 2

Wednesday, April 22: Hartford 3, Providence 1

Saturday, April 25:...

May 4, 2015 - 3:01am
13 min 17 sec ago

SUNDAY'S RESULTS

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Minnesota 13, Chicago White Sox 3

St. Louis 3, Pittsburgh 2, 14 innings

Milwaukee 5, Chicago Cubs 3

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Kane County 5, Beloit 4, 10 innings

Quad Cities 10, Wisconsin 1

Peoria 2, Burlington 1

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

Sporting Kansas...

May 4, 2015 - 2:24am
13 min 17 sec ago

When NFL linebacker Jermaine Cunningham appears in a New Jersey courtroom, he'll be the most recognizable defendant yet facing charges over "revenge porn."

The case comes amid a national push to punish jilted lovers and others who distribute racy photos often taken before a relationship fell apart.

The movement to criminalize the action has brought 14 states on board in the past two years, bringing the total to 17. Facebook, Twitter and Reddit...

May 4, 2015 - 12:52am
13 min 17 sec ago

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Frederik Andersen made 30 saves in his first career postseason shutout, Matt Beleskey scored in the first period and the Anaheim Ducks remained unbeaten in the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 3-0 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday night in Game 2 of their second-round series.

Hampus Lindholm scored his first career playoff goal with 8:45 to play for the Ducks, who have followed up their first-round sweep of Winnipeg with two solid victories over...

May 4, 2015 - 12:09am
13 min 17 sec ago

BOSTON (AP) — Jacoby Ellsbury had four hits, and Adam Warren took a one-hit shutout into the sixth inning on Sunday night to lead the New York Yankees to an 8-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox.

It was the first time the Yankees swept the Red Sox in a series of three games or more since a five-game sweep in 2006.

Ellsbury was also hit by a pitch and walked, reaching base a career-high six times. Mark Teixeira and Brett Gardner homered for the Yankees...

May 4, 2015 - 12:03am
13 min 17 sec ago
BC-BBO--Baseball Expanded Glance,0123
Baseball Expanded Standings
All Times EDT
By The Associated Press
AMERICAN LEAGUE
East Division
WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway
New York169.6408-2W-36-...
May 3, 2015 - 11:27pm
13 min 17 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane scored two goals, Corey Crawford made 30 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.

Patrick Sharp had a goal and an assist as Chicago improved to 5-0 at home in this year's playoffs. Jonathan Toews also scored in the second after a big play by Marian Hossa.

Game 3 is Tuesday night in Minnesota.

Defenseman Matt...

May 3, 2015 - 11:16pm
13 min 17 sec ago
All Times EDT
FIRST ROUND
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Montreal 4, Ottawa 2

Wednesday, April 15: Montreal 4, Ottawa 3

Friday, April 17: Montreal 3, Ottawa 2, OT

Sunday, April 19: Montreal 2, Ottawa 1, OT

Wednesday, April 22: Ottawa 1, Montreal 0

Friday, April 24:...

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