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IOC president: 'It's time it finally starts'

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The sun's out. The athletes are ready. Let's get this show started.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 February 2014

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IndyCar's Rahal gets National Guard as sponsor

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The long battle between Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing and Panther Racing for Army National Guard sponsorship ended Thursday, with the coveted funding moving to Graham Rahal's car for the upcoming IndyCar season.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 February 2014

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Toyota lands naming rights at famed Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. is the first company to land naming rights at the revamped Daytona International Speedway.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 February 2014

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Ohio St. overwhelming leader in Big Ten recruiting

Ohio State signed the best recruiting class in the Big Ten. Michigan signed the best player. And Michigan State parlayed its conference championship and Rose Bowl victory into its best letter-of-intent signing day in five years.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 February 2014

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Depleted Lakers beat Cavaliers 119-108

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers left Robert Sacre on the court after he fouled out in the fourth quarter. Coach Mike D'Antoni felt it was the best move for his depleted team.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 February 2014

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Bode Miller tops opening downhill training session

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Bode Miller mastered the Olympic course on his very first run Thursday, leading the opening downhill training session.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 February 2014

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Parrot takes lead in Olympic debut of slopestyle

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — And to think, Shaun White chose not to ride down this course.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 February 2014

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How Russia enforces its ban on gay 'propaganda'

MOSCOW (AP) — When the Sochi Winter Olympics begin Friday, many will be watching to see whether Russia will enforce its law banning gay "propaganda" to minors if athletes, fans or activists wave rainbow flags or speak out in protest.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 February 2014

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