FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2014, file photo, Lyndsey Fry of the United States skates during the 2014 Winter Olympics women's ice hockey game against Switzerland, at Shayba Arena in Sochi, Russia. Fry grew up in Arizona, where resources and opportunities for hockey were scarce. She managed to overcome the obstacles to play hockey at Harvard and earn an Olympics silver medal. Now Fry is back where she started, helping the Arizona Coyotes build their youth hockey programs to give kids opportunities she never had. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
January 17, 2019 - 2:38 am
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Lyndsey Fry could have continued playing hockey. She had a stellar collegiate career, a degree, an Olympic silver medal placed around her neck, so playing professionally was a logical next step. The grueling rehab from hip surgery it would take to get back to an elite level...
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Will Power, left, winner of the 2018 Indianapolis 500, holds his "Baby Borg" driver's trophy as he stands with Roger Penske, who holds his team owner's trophy, in Detroit, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. At right is the Borg-Warner Trophy. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
January 17, 2019 - 12:05 am
DETROIT (AP) — Last year, Will Power finally broke through and won the Indianapolis 500, so he can cross that accomplishment off the list. Now 37, Power is reaching an age when it's fair to wonder how much longer he'll keep at it. "I'm really enjoying my racing. I've never been so motivated. I'm...
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January 16, 2019 - 7:57 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — After dining on fast food during their visit to the White House, the Clemson Tigers have been invited to eat at some of Chicago's most acclaimed restaurants. Nick Kokonas, the co-owner of the Alinea Group, invited the college football national champions "to experience what an actual...
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This Jan. 9, 2019 photo shows a pedestrian walking past a mural depicting "Caulifla" by artist Jake Merten inspired by the "Dragon Ball" anime series in Los Angeles. "Dragon Ball” is a revered anime that has influenced pop culture for years, earning praise from the likes of Michael B. Jordan, Ronda Rousey and Chris Brown, showing up in end zone celebrations and even at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. With the new film "Dragon Ball Super: Broly" releasing this week in the U.S., the franchise’s popularity with its famous and non-famous fans is likely to grow. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
January 15, 2019 - 3:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Dragon Ball" may be a Japanese-born anime, but the series has become a major pop culture influencer for years. Rappers sprinkle references in their rhymes, athletes channel the character's super powers when making big plays and the franchise's star even made a towering...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, host/executive producer Steve Harvey participates in the "Steve" panel during the NBC Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. Steve Harvey will host the NFL Honors show on Feb. 2, 2019, when The Associated Press hands out its individual league awards. The two-hour prime-time show airing on CBS will be held at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
January 15, 2019 - 2:02 pm
TV personality Steve Harvey will host the NFL Honors show on Feb. 2, when The Associated Press hands out its individual league awards. The two-hour prime-time show airing on CBS will be held at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. Harvey hosts the daytime talk show "Steve," the children's variety series "...
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President Donald Trump talks to the media about the table full of fast food in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, for the reception for the Clemson Tigers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
January 15, 2019 - 10:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Junk food for athletes? President Donald Trump's offer of greasy burgers and fries to the college football champion Clemson Tigers brought a roasting from late-night TV hosts. Trump, a fast-food lover, said he paid for the meal himself because of the partial government shutdown,...
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January 14, 2019 - 2:03 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators are looking into a sports betting tournament held over the weekend in which some competitors were unable to make bets on an NFL playoff game, costing them a shot at a $1 million top prize. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement said...
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Australia's Bernard Tomic gestures as he leaves the court following his first round loss to Croatia's Marin Cilic at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
January 14, 2019 - 9:03 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Monday at the Australian Open: (all times local): 12:45 a.m. Bernard Tomic has continued his criticism of Australia's Davis Cup captain, saying LLeyton Hewitt is causing division among the players and should be replaced. Tomic, who was beaten 6-2 6-4, 7-6 (...
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Defensive head coach Brent Venables, along with family members ride in the parade honoring Clemson Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, in Clemson, S.C., The Tigers defeated Alabama 44-16 in the College Football Playoff championship game Monday Jan. 7. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
January 12, 2019 - 1:18 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — All-American Christian Wilkins tossed doughnuts and showed off a victory cigar. On a chilly, overcast morning, Clemson celebrated its second national football title in three seasons Saturday before thousands of roaring fans. Spectators stood seven or eight deep along the parade...
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People watch real-time puck and player tracking technology on display during an NHL hockey game between the Vegas Golden Knights and the San Jose Sharks, in Las Vegas, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. The NHL for the first time has tested real-time puck and player tracking in regular-season games with the aim of having it ready for the 2019-20 season. Microchips were added to players’ shoulder pads and fitted inside specially designed pucks for two Vegas Golden Knights home games this week: Tuesday against the New York Rangers and Thursday against the San Jose Sharks. Antennas stationed around the arena tracked the players and the puck through radio frequencies and beamed the data to a suite where league and Players’ Association executives and representatives from 20 teams and various technology firms, sports betting companies and TV rights holders were on hand for the two nights of testing.(AP Photo/John Locher)
January 11, 2019 - 3:15 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — On one screen live video was showing how many feet per second Erik Karlsson was skating. On another was a video-game-like visualization of the game on the ice below between Vegas and San Jose. Nearby screens flashed prop bets — where the next goal would be scored from? would Max...
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