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Pinturault wins WCup slalom: US prospect Winters ends 19th

Dec. 15, 2019 8:14 AM EST

VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) — Alexis Pinturault won his first World Cup slalom in almost six years by a big margin Sunday, after American prospect Luke Winters could not sustain an unexpected challenge. Pinturault extended his first-run lead to finish 1.44 seconds ahead of Olympic champion Andre Myhrer....

Can baseball help Bernie Sanders hit a 2020 home run?

Dec. 15, 2019 7:34 AM EST

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Take Bernie out to the ball game? Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate, is aggressively opposing a Major League Baseball plan to cut 42 minor league teams across the country after 2020. Among the targeted are the Vermont Lake Monsters, the...

Tokyo's new stadium: A masterpiece by Japan's Kengo Kuma

Dec. 15, 2019 5:38 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke at Sunday's official completion of the new national stadium, the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of next year's Tokyo Olympics. It will also host track and field and some soccer. He could have spoken for anyone who has been inside the...

Usman batters Covington, Volkanovski claims title at UFC 245

Dec. 15, 2019 3:48 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kamaru Usman sent a bloodied, bleary Colby Covington spiraling to the ground for the second time. Usman then leaped on him and went to work on Covington's badly injured face, battering his dazed opponent with hammer fists until the referee mercifully intervened. Although he had to wait...

Mavs may have to face East beasts minus injured star Doncic

Dec. 15, 2019 3:39 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The timing couldn't be much worse for the Dallas Mavericks to be without star guard Luka Doncic. The reigning rookie of the year sprained his right ankle in the opening minutes of a 122-118 overtime loss to Miami, the first of five straight games for the Mavericks against the teams that...

Tiger Woods caps comeback year by leading emotional team win

Dec. 15, 2019 3:19 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The emotions poured out of Tiger Woods, just like they did at Augusta National in the spring, except this felt different. The Masters was for him. This was for 11 players — at times his teammates, always under his captaincy — who delivered another American victory...

Tiger Woods and US team rally to win Presidents Cup again

Dec. 15, 2019 1:57 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — High emotions, fierce hugs from Tiger Woods, this time as a winner both ways in the Presidents Cup. Woods capped off a big year that began with his 15th major at the Masters by playing and leading his U.S. team to another victory in the Presidents Cup on Sunday at Royal...

Harris leads Stephen F. Austin past Louisiana-Monroe 66-59

Dec. 15, 2019 1:43 AM EST

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Kevon Harris scored 17 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished seven assists as Stephen F. Austin beat Louisiana-Monroe 66-59 on Saturday night. Roti Ware added 15 points and four rebounds for the Lumberjacks (8-2). Cameron Johnson chipped in 12 points off the bench. The teams...

Ford, Fitts pace Saint Mary's past California 89-77

Dec. 15, 2019 1:39 AM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Malik Fitts got Saint Mary's rolling early with his perimeter shooting. Jordan Ford kept the Gaels going after California cut their double-digit lead in half. Ford scored 32 points, including 13 straight late in the second half, and the Gaels beat California 89-77 on Saturday night....

Sharks beat Canucks 4-2 to snap 6-game skid

Dec. 15, 2019 1:39 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Interim coach Bob Boughner talked about having an open competition at goaltender for the San Jose Sharks after taking over earlier this week. Aaron Dell more than made his case to get another start. Dell made 33 saves, including several tough stops while protecting a lead in the...