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|France beats Slovakia to win team event at ski world champs|
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland - France beat Slovakia in the team event final to win its first medal at the ski world championships on Tuesday.
The quartet of Adeline Baud Mugnier, Mathieu Faivre, Alexis Pinturault and Tessa Worley won on a time tiebreaker of 0.08 seconds after each team won two legs of parallel slalom races.
Kazakhstan says biathletes tested clean after doping raid
ASTANA, Kazakhstan - Kazakhstan's top sports official says the country's biathletes passed doping tests following a police raid which seized medical equipment and drugs at the world championships.
Austrian police raided the Kazakh team's hotel on Thursday after finding an abandoned cardboard box last month containing used medical equipment and team accreditations for major biathlon events. The team was then tested for performance-enhancing drugs.
|Spurs the latest EPL title challenger to trip up|
LIVERPOOL, England - One by one, Chelsea's closest challengers are falling away in the English Premier League title race.
After implosions by Manchester City, Liverpool, and then Arsenal over the past month, it was second-place Tottenham's turn to trip up on Saturday.
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|Rookie centre Christian Dvorak finding NHL form as Coyotes beat Flames 5-0|
CALGARY - It's clear that Christian Dvorak has shaken off the rookie jitters.
Arizona's centre had two goals and an assist and Mike Smith made 36 saves for his 32nd career shutout as the surging Arizona Coyotes won 5-0 over the Calgary Flames on Monday night.
|Century mark! UConn women win 100th straight game|
STORRS, Conn. - Add 100 consecutive wins to the UConn Huskies' long list of milestones.
Given the team's glitzier numbers linked to national championships, 11 titles and counting, it may seem ho-hum with no added significance. Geno Auriemma's squad already owns the longest winning streak in Division I college basketball history. UConn beat its own record of 90 consecutive wins earlier this season with little fanfare.
|Jury selection to begin in ex-NFL star's latest murder trial|
BOSTON - Jury selection is set to get underway in ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez's second murder trial.
The former New England Patriots tight end already is serving a life sentence with no possibility of parole for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd. Lloyd was a semi-professional football player who was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee.
|Popovich disappointed with Trump's outreach to some groups|
INDIANAPOLIS - San Antonio Spurs coach Greg Popovich called on President Donald Trump to be more inclusive Monday.
Popovich, who graduated from the Air Force Academy, expressed disgust over Trump's refusal to meet with groups he "disparaged" during the campaign.
|Some Westminster show dogs are show-business dogs, too|
NEW YORK, N.Y. - They're show dogs with star power.
Sprinkled through the more than 2,800 dogs competing at this year's Westminster Kennel Club show are furry faces that viewers might have glimpsed in movies and TV shows, stage productions, magazine pages and ads for everything from phone services to pharmaceuticals.
|With CFL free-agent period set to begin, here's a look at some players to watch|
The CFL's free-agent period begins at noon ET on Tuesday. Here's a look at some of the top potential free agents to watch out for:
Derek Dennis — The six-foot-three, 341-pound Dennis was the CFL's top lineman last season, his first as a starter with the Calgary Stampeders. The native of Queen's N.Y., also showed his versatility, starting at left tackle, left guard and right guard as a member of a Calgary unit that allowed a league-low 20 sacks.
|Jerry Sandusky's adult son Jeffrey has been arrested on child sex charges|
One of Jerry Sandusky's sons was charged Monday with sex crimes involving two girls, more than five years after the former Penn State assistant coach was himself first arrested on child molestation charges.
Jeffrey S. Sandusky, 41, was charged by state police and arraigned by a district judge in Bellefonte on 14 counts. He was jailed on $200,000 bail.
|Ottawa Senators' Bobby Ryan sees move to third line as an opportunity |
OTTAWA - Some might call it a demotion, but Bobby Ryan prefers to see it as an opportunity.
Ryan, the Senators highest paid forward, was moved to Ottawa's third line Saturday afternoon alongside Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Tom Pyatt as they took on the New York Islanders.
Argos assistant GM says he has authority to make deals in CFL free agency
TORONTO - Spencer Zimmerman will guide the Toronto Argonauts through the CFL free-agent waters.
Toronto heads into CFL free agency — which begins at noon ET on Tuesday — without either a general manager or head coach. Zimmerman, the club's assistant GM, has handled the general manager's duties since Jim Barker was fired late last month.
|Canadians prepare indoors for CONCACAF beach soccer qualifying tournament|
TORONTO - Playing beach soccer in Canada in February is a challenge. But not impossible.
Adrian Cann, Marc Jankovic, Anthony Alves and Milos Scepanovic rented an indoor beach volleyball court in Hamilton to prepare for the CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship, which runs Feb. 20-26 in the warmer climes of Nassau, Bahamas.
|Ottawa Redblacks sign defensive back Gavins to one-year contact extension|
OTTAWA - The Ottawa Redblacks signed American defensive back Jerrell Gavins to a one-year contract extension Monday.
Gavins was scheduled to become a free agent Tuesday.
|Former Ohio State forward Lindsay Agnew makes impression at Canada senior camp|
It's just February and Lindsay Agnew is already having a very good year.
Taken by the Washington Spirit in the January NWSL draft, the former Ohio State forward then made the most of her first camp with the senior Canadian national team.
|Wild winger Pominville picks up NHL's first star of the week honours|
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Minnesota Wild winger Jason Pominville has earned the NHL's first star of the week honour after recording six assists and eight points in four games.
St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen and Nashville Predators wing Viktor Arvidsson captured the second and third stars, respectively.
|Aerni turns tables on Hirscher to win combined at ski worlds|
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland - In a total turnaround, Luca Aerni won the combined event at the world ski championships on Monday after being 30th fastest in downhill.
The Swiss skier was first to use the slalom course and took advantage of the clean surface to finish 0.01 seconds ahead of defending champion Marcel Hirscher of Austria.
|Tennis umpire Gabas has surgery after being hit in eye|
LONDON - Tennis umpire Arnaud Gabas has had surgery on a fractured bone under his left eye after being hit by a ball struck by Canadian player Denis Shapovalov during a Davis Cup match.
The International Tennis Federation says "chair umpire Arnaud Gabas has undergone successful surgery in France to repair a fracture of the orbital bone under his left eye."