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As Tokyo nears, the plans for USA Basketball continue

MIAMI (AP) — Atlanta coach and USA Basketball men’s national team assistant coach Lloyd Pierce had a one-day coronavirus scare a few weeks ago and had to stay in his hotel room while the matter was so...

Women's hockey set for puck drop at Madison Square Garden

Hilary Knight has played in rinks large and small spanning the globe during her 14 years representing USA Hockey. That doesn’t prevent the three-time Olympian from getting chills in ...

Woman arrested in case of fake Lafreniere hockey cards

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — A 54-year-old woman has been arrested by Quebec police in connection with fake Alexis Lafreniere hockey cards circulating online. The New York Rangers selected Laf...

College softball an anchor for Olympic hopefuls in pandemic

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Division I softball is providing a training ground this season for players preparing for the 2021 Summer Olympics in Japan. UCLA's Rachel Garcia and Bubba Nickle...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2021. There are 308 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 26,...

At divided time, Ohio unites behind statue of John Glenn

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Political divisions these days may be deep, but Ohioans never cease to agree on John Glenn. Both Republicans and Democrats on a state panel heaped praise on the...

Ex-US Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to Nassar charged

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors in Michigan filed charges Thursday against a former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. Details about ...

Chellsie's Chase; Olympian Memmel's comeback turning serious

Chellsie Memmel wants to emphasize something. This is not about ego nor unfinished business nor fending off some sort of early-onset midlife crisis. The 32-year-old Memmel's return t...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Feb. 23, the 54th day of 2021. There are 311 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 23...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2021. There are 312 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 22,...

Anaheim Ducks recall top prospect Trevor Zegras

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks have recalled top prospect Trevor Zegras from their AHL affiliate in San Diego, setting the stage for the 19-year-old forward's much-anticipated NHL debut. ...

Rower Stone pursuing Olympics that delayed medical career

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — With every pull of an oar in the water, Gevvie Stone gets closer to a hopeful return to the Olympics and eventually the medical career she has put on hold for nearly three years. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2021. There are 313 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 21,...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2021. There are 314 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 2...

Russia's new team name, flag agreed for next 2 Olympic Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With Russia’s name banned at the next two Olympic Games, its teams and athletes will be officially branded as “ROC,” the International Olympic Committee said Friday. ...