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Sri Lanka bowls against India in 2nd T20 of 3-game series


Associated Press

RANCHI, India (AP) -- Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and opted to bowl first against India on Friday in the second Twenty20...full story
updated 2016-02-12 11:22 PM
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Sri Lanka bowls against India in 2nd T20 of 3-game series

Associated Press

RANCHI, India (AP) -- Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and opted to bowl first against India on Friday in the second Twenty20....Fullstory

2016-02-12 11:22 PM

Brisbane lead by 1 in A-League after drawing with Newcastle

Associated Press

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) -- Brisbane moved a point clear into first place in the A-League after veteran defender Jade North's second-half goal allowed the Roar....Fullstory

2016-02-12 09:42 PM

South Africa wins toss, puts England in to bat in 4th ODI

Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South Africa won the toss and put England in to bat in the fourth one-day international at the Wanderers on Friday. South Africa....Fullstory

2016-02-12 09:42 PM

Local players face off at doubles semifinals of Taiwan Open Local players face off at doubles semifinals of Taiwan Open
By George Liao
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Local players will have a good chance to clench the doubles trophy at the Taiwan Open as two Taiwanese teams have booked their places in....Fullstory

2016-02-12 09:15 PM

Stars win at Blackhawks to close Central gap to 1 point

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Dallas' Patrick Eaves scored a first-period hat trick to set up the Stars' 4-2 win at Chicago on Thursday, slicing the gap....Fullstory

2016-02-12 04:22 PM

Venus advances to last 8 at Taiwan Open Venus advances to last 8 at Taiwan Open
By George Liao
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Venus Williams booked her berth in the quarterfinals at the Taiwan Open with a straight set win over Urszula Radwanska on Thursday. Williams struggled early on,....Fullstory

2016-02-12 04:05 PM

BC-BKN--NBA Standings

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BC-BKN--NBA Standings,0212 National Basketball Association ....Fullstory

2016-02-12 02:42 PM

Shaq, Yao, Iverson look to take next step to Hall of Fame
By BRIAN MAHONEY
Associated Press

TORONTO (AP) -- Shaquille O'Neal should be a lock. Yao Ming and Allen Iverson could join him. Two larger-than-life big men and one of basketball's most....Fullstory

2016-02-12 06:22 AM

Kriukov outsprints Norwegians to win in Stockholm

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STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Nikita Kriukov produced a powerful finish to win the cross-country World Cup sprint in Stockholm on Thursday. The Russian was in third place....Fullstory

2016-02-12 06:02 AM

2 foreign race callers among 4 finalists for Santa Anita job

Associated Press

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) -- Race callers from Britain and Singapore are among the four finalists to become the permanent track announcer at Santa Anita. David Fitzgerald,....Fullstory

2016-02-12 06:02 AM

Mahut beats Troicki to reach Rotterdam semifinals

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ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) -- French qualifier Nicolas Mahut dispatched eighth-seeded Viktor Troicki 6-2, 6-1 to reach the World Tennis Tournament semifinals on Friday. Mahut, the oldest....Fullstory

2016-02-12 10:23 PM

Barcelona-Real Madrid rivalry spills into Copa del Rey final
By TALES AZZONI
Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- The rivalry between Real Madrid and Barcelona has spilled into the Copa del Rey final, a match in which Madrid isn't even....Fullstory

2016-02-12 09:42 PM

Australian Results

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Australian Results Australian Football Results CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA (AP) -- Results from Australian football: Australia A-League ....Fullstory

2016-02-12 09:42 PM

Chinese shuttler Yu given backdated 7-month doping ban

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- The Badminton World Federation has announced a backdated seven-month doping ban for Yu Xiaohan on the eve of the Chinese....Fullstory

2016-02-12 04:22 PM

NHL Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) -- Alex Ovechkin scored three times in the second period for his 14th career hat trick, and the Washington Capitals beat....Fullstory

2016-02-12 04:22 PM

Ex-Australian Olympic boxing official Arthur Tunstall dies

Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- The Australian Olympic Committee says former national team boxing manager and sports administrator Arthur Tunstall has died. He was 93. The AOC said....Fullstory

2016-02-12 02:42 PM

2017 NHL draft to be held in Chicago
By JAY COHEN
Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- The 2017 NHL draft is coming to the home of the Chicago Blackhawks. Commissioner Gary Bettman made the announcement at the United Center....Fullstory

2016-02-12 12:22 PM

Sunderland fires Adam Johnson after guilty pleas in sex case

Associated Press

SUNDERLAND, England (AP) -- Sunderland has fired winger Adam Johnson after he pleaded guilty to grooming and sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl at the....Fullstory

2016-02-12 06:02 AM

BC-TEN--St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy Results

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BC-TEN--St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy Results St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy Results ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) -- Results Thursday from the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy at Sibur Arena (seedings....Fullstory

2016-02-12 06:02 AM

Maple Leafs' Kadri fined $5,000 for throat-slashing gesture

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The NHL has fined Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri $5,000 for making a throat-slashing gesture at Calgary Flames defenseman Mark....Fullstory

2016-02-12 06:02 AM

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