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Curry would love to captain Team Curry again in 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Stephen Curry would love to be an NBA All-Star Game captain again next year, especially since the game will be in his hometown of Charlotte....

US women back in gold medal game after 5-0 win over Finland
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- The Americans have done their part, playing their way back into the only women's hockey game that matters....

AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 10 at the Pyeongchang Olympics
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir floated across the ice in perfect harmony to break their own record for a short program. American Lindsey Vonn was third-fastest on the second day of Olympic downhill training. And the U.S. women's hockey team made it back to the Olympic gold medal game after routing Finland 5-0 in the semifinal....

The Latest: Curler: Russian facing charge should lose medal
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):...

Team LeBron edges Team Steph 148-145 in NBA All-Star Game
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- LeBron James and Kevin Durant swarmed all over Stephen Curry in the final seconds, preventing the NBA's best shooter from finding even a patch of open air to launch a tying 3-pointer....

Doping charge could hurt Russia's chance at reinstatement
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- Russia could lose its chance to be reinstated before the end of the Winter Olympics because of a doping charge against curling bronze medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky....

Freestyle skier's complex path offers Olympic Rorschach test
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- The words left Liz Swaney's lips without an ounce of irony. No telling curl of the lips. No wink. Nothing. She meant them. All of them....

Hero, harasser or both? Shaun White's newly complex legacy
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- It was expected to be a coronation: snowboarder Shaun White, shredding the halfpipe in an epic performance that won him Olympic gold at Pyeongchang four years after a devastating loss in Sochi and two years after a run that nearly killed him....

Virtue, Moir lead ice dancing after record short dance
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir sat flanked by their training partners, Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron on one side, Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue on the other, both having just skated in the Olympics for the first time....

Wardrobe issues causes Olympic stress for French skaters
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- The first notes of Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" had just played when Gabriella Papadakis suddenly became aware that people were about to see a whole lot more of her shape than she had planned....

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