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02/16/2019   Reuters Sports
American Mikaela Shiffrin became the first Alpine skier to win the same event at four successive world championships with a thrilling victory in the slalom on Saturday.
02/16/2019   Reuters Sports
Grieving Argentines paid tribute to footballer Emiliano Sala on Saturday at a special memorial in his home region of Santa Fe.
02/16/2019   Fox Sports:College Football
Ballpark mustard maker drops Indians' Chief Wahoo logo
02/16/2019   Google Sports
Elon Musk says SpaceX is developing a 'bleeding' heavy-metal rocket ship. Making it work may be 100 times as hard as NASA's most difficult Mars mission, one expert says.  Business Insider

SpaceX is building a steel launch system called Starship for the moon and Mars, but some aerospace experts say Elon Musk's new design won't be easy.

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02/16/2019   Google Sports
Washington state House committee passes bill to ban personal, philosophical vaccine exemptions | TheHill  The Hill

A Washington state House committee on Friday passed a bill to ban the personal or philosophical exemption for the vaccine against measles, mumps and ...

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AP Was There: Yarborough-Allison brawl mars '79 Daytona 500
02/16/2019   Fox Sports:College Football
AP Was There: Petty wins fight-marred 1979 Daytona 500
02/16/2019   Google Sports
The Morning After: Amazon drops 'LotR' hints  Engadget

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! We're closing things out with a teaser from Amazon, as well as a preview of Samsung's big ...

02/16/2019   Google Sports
Shooter in deadly Illinois rampage had a gun with a laser sight, witness says  CNN

A man who was being let go from his job at a manufacturing business went on a shooting rampage Friday at his workplace in Illinois, leaving five workers dead ...

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From Echo to Ring doorbell and Fire TV, are you comfortable Amazon controlling your smart home?  USA TODAY

Amazon missed smartphones, but it is making up for it with the Eero, Echo, Ring doorbell, Fire TV and much much more.

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Shiffrin fight illness, wins 4th straight slalom at worlds
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02/16/2019   Fox Sports:College Football
Mikaela Shiffrin fought through sickness to win an unprecedented fourth straight slalom title at the world championships
02/16/2019   Google Sports
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11 of Our Best Weekend Reads  The New York Times

The Parkland shooting one year on. A princess vanishes. The Mars rover is dead. Investigating Ryan Adams. Dishes that don't require recipes. And more.

02/16/2019   Fox Sports:College Football
Sweden's Per Langfors was at the top of the leaderboard after three rounds of the World Super 6
02/16/2019   Fox Sports:College Football
The weather's turned ugly for Mikaela Shiffrin's last race at the skiing world championships in Are, Sweden
02/16/2019   Fox Sports:College Football
Friday's Sports In Brief
02/16/2019   Fox Sports:College Football
Cubs looking to newcomer Descalso for veteran leadership
02/16/2019   Fox Sports:College Football
The Los Angeles Angels seem intent on cornering the market on two-way players
02/15/2019   Reuters Sports
Nico Hischier scored with 1:41 left in overtime Friday night to cap a big comeback by the New Jersey Devils, who scored the final four goals to stun the Minnesota Wild 5-4 in St. Paul, Minn.
02/15/2019   NY Times Sports
Severino, who came to terms with the club just before an arbitration hearing, is the first of several young stars the Yankees will be negotiating with.
02/15/2019   NY Times Sports
Demps had been under a fiery spotlight since Davis requested a trade in January. His standing only grew worse in recent weeks as Davis stayed put.
02/15/2019   NY Times Sports
Behind James, Los Angeles is embarking on the road back to N.B.A. dominance. But injury, erratic play and months of drama have a young core wondering when the fun begins.
02/15/2019   NY Times Sports
The caddie, David Giral Ortiz, initially received $5,000 when Kuchar won $1.296 million at the Mayakoba Classic in November. A typical caddie fee would have been about $130,000, or 10 percent of the winnings.
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02/15/2019   Reuters Sports
Justin Thomas and Adam Scott were tied for the lead at 10-under par in the second round of the PGA Tour’s Genesis Open on Friday when play was suspended at Riviera due to another day of heavy rain.
02/15/2019   NY Times Sports
Nico Hischier scored the winner in overtime against the Wild. The Rangers got 31 saves from Alexandar Georgiev and two goals from Vladislav Namestnikov in a win over the Sabres.
02/15/2019   NY Times Sports
The Nets’ All-Star point guard has a fan in Mikko Harvey, an award winner. They see the parallels in their crafts, sharing the tension between daring and safe.
02/15/2019   Google Sports
02/15/2019   Reuters Sports
Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have decided to settle their collusion grievances with the NFL, according to a joint statement released by their attorneys and the league on Friday.
02/15/2019   Reuters Sports
Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland held off 10th-seeded Canadian Denis Shapovalov on Friday to win 6-4, 7-6 (4) and advance to the semifinals of the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament.
02/15/2019   NY Times Sports
The league said it reached a confidentiality agreement that barred it, Mr. Kaepernick and Eric Reid from discussing the terms of the settlement.
02/15/2019   NY Times Sports
As the World Cup arrives in Utah, Armin Auchentaller tries to spread the gospel of biathlon to the United States, which has never won an Olympic medal in the sport.
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02/15/2019   ESPN College Sports
Florida State opened the final season for legendary baseball coach Mike Martin on a high note, with three pitchers combining on a no-hitter in an 11-0 victory over Maine on Friday night.
02/15/2019   NY Times Sports
The former star quarterback took on the hostile forces of a league and a president with dignity. A confidential agreement seems an unsatisfying conclusion.
02/15/2019   Reuters Sports
Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who sparked a national debate when he protested against racial injustice by kneeling during the U.S. national anthem, has resolved a pending grievance with the league, the two sides said on Friday.
02/15/2019   Reuters Sports
Starting pitcher Luis Severino and the New York Yankees avoided arbitration when the right-hander signed a four-year contract, the team announced Friday.
02/15/2019   NY Times Sports
Some teams sat tight this winter, but Washington aggressively signed players, topped by Patrick Corbin’s $140 million deal. Now if only Bryce Harper decides to re-up.
02/15/2019   Reuters Sports
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, who has requested a trade, will meet with team owner Art Rooney II, according to a report Friday from Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network.
02/15/2019   NY Times Sports
Key moments in Kaepernick’s protests during the national anthem and the league’s response.
02/15/2019   NY Times Sports
A divisive bill restricting the rights of lesbian, gay and bisexual people, passed in 2016, caused sports organizations to abandon North Carolina. A partial repeal brought them back.
02/15/2019   Reuters Sports
Matt Kuchar apologized to caddie David Ortiz on Friday and said he will pay him the amount he asked for after Ortiz criticized the golfer for giving him only $5,000 of the nearly $1.3 million he earned by winning the Mayakoba Classic in November.
02/15/2019   Reuters Sports
CHARLOTTE - The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame kicked off All-Star Weekend Friday, naming 13 finalists for the Class of 2019 at Spectrum Center.
02/15/2019   Reuters Sports
Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell apologized for his actions that led a 40-game domestic violence suspension, as he fielded questions on Friday for the first time since being suspended in September.
02/15/2019   Reuters Sports
Stan Wawrinka, seeking his first title since undergoing two knee surgeries in 2017, subdued Canadian 10th seed Denis Shapovalov 6-4 7-6(4) on Friday to set up an intriguing semi-final with top seed Kei Nishikori at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament.
02/15/2019   Reuters Sports
The New Orleans Pelicans mutually parted ways with general manager Dell Demps, the team announced on Friday.
02/15/2019   ESPN College Sports
Satish Udpa, who took over as acting president of Michigan State University in January, has apologized to survivors of imprisoned sexual abuser Larry Nassar.
02/15/2019   NY Times Sports
The catcher is healthier than he was at any point in 2018, but until games begin, there is no way of knowing what to expect from the former All-Star.
02/15/2019   Reuters Sports
A group of sports bodies and broadcasters including the U.S. National Basketball Association, U.S. Tennis Association and Sky has called for the United States to add Saudi Arabia to its "priority watch list" over alleged TV piracy, filings show.
02/15/2019   Reuters Sports
The Detroit Lions announced the release of former Pro Bowl safety and ironman Glover Quin on Friday, ending his six-year tenure with the team.
02/15/2019   Reuters Sports
The centenary of South Tyrol becoming part of Italy marks the sixth year since Bolzano’s ice hockey club joined the Austrian League -- a move that could have been deemed a divisive statement but has proved an undoubted success for the team. Since 1919, the Alpine province, home to the Bolzano Foxes, has often been in political turmoil, subjected to forced Italianisation under the regime of Benito Mussolini and a target for terrorism in the 1960s and 1970s.
02/15/2019   Reuters Sports
Top seed Simona Halep came back from 4-1 down in the deciding set to beat Elina Svitolina 6-3 3-6 6-4 in the Qatar Open semi-final on Friday, marking her first victory over the Ukrainian in nearly two years.
02/15/2019   Reuters Sports
Norway's Henrik Kristoffersen produced a scintillating second run to snatch gold in the giant slalom at the Alpine skiing world championships on Friday.
02/15/2019   Reuters Sports
FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Friday defended world soccer's governing body over its perceived lack of action in the case of refugee Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al Araibi, saying it had been working behind the scenes in the affair.
02/15/2019   NY Times Sports
Just a little context for a dreadful season: By some measures, the Knicks have a ways to go to sink lower in the N.B.A. cellar.
02/14/2019   NY Times Sports
Thomas Greiss stopped all 31 shots he faced, and Casey Cizikas scored twice in a 3-0 win against the Blue Jackets. The Devils lost to the Blackhawks, 5-2.
02/14/2019   NY Times Sports
Dennis Smith Jr. led with 19 points as the Knicks got their first victory since Jan. 4.
02/14/2019   NY Times Sports
The Mets have still not offered their Cy Young Award-winning ace a contract extension despite having a clear picture of his talent and value.
02/14/2019   NY Times Sports
The Toronto Furies of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League attract few fans and little money. A former goalie has made it her mission to put the team on better footing.
02/14/2019   ESPN College Sports
Missouri vowed to fight NCAA penalties against its football, baseball and softball programs, with athletic director Jim Sterk saying the case involved "an isolated incident within our program."
02/14/2019   ESPN College Sports
The guidelines used when the NCAA reviews the eligibility of athletes to immediately play after transferring are under review by a committee, the organization said.
02/14/2019   ESPN College Sports
Jerry Kill, who served as head football coach at Northern Illinois and Minnesota before retiring multiple times due to health issues, has been named AD at Southern Illinois.
02/13/2019   NY Times Sports
Three-pointers continue to rise, but a collection of terrific athletes are sending college basketball back above the rim.
02/13/2019   NY Times Sports
A network of sports data websites began when a Ph.D. candidate needed a distraction. Last year those sites generated a billion page views.
01/30/2019   Yahoo! Sports

For the love of the brain: One mother's fight for CTE awarenessKaren Kinzle Zegel spends her days working on the Patrick Risha CTE Awareness Foundation website, fielding questions and giving out information on a disease she barely knew existed five years ago – until it took the life of her son, for whom the foundation is named. Karen remembers, “We were a football family, his dad was a coach, I would cheer and yell and you know, do all the things the football mom does. At the time, she was unaware of CTE – chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain disease caused by repeated blows to the head – and the role it was playing in Patrick’s life.