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Afghanistan plays historic first match at Cricket World Cup

 

As Afghanistan's national anthem rang out around Manuka Oval in Australia's national capital of Canberra, the country's proud cricketers stood with their hands on their hearts, making history.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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As NBA soars on and off floor, trouble could be looming

 

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA is soaring higher than ever.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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Kvitova follows Venus Williams to early exit in Dubai

 

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Second-seeded Petra Kvitova and fourth-seeded Ana Ivanovic followed defending champion Venus Williams to an early exit at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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US hockey team's 'Miracle' gold medal was 35 years ago

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — It's been more than three decades since his landmark goal became the centerpiece of the U.S. Olympic hockey team's Miracle on Ice. For 60-year-old Mike Eruzione, it still seems like only yesterday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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Tail-wagging beagle wins best in show at Westminster

NEW YORK (AP) — A soft-spoken beagle really raised a ruckus.

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Calvert scores twice to lead Blue Jackets past Flyers 5-2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Calvert and the Blue Jackets recovered nicely from a one-sided second period.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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Source: Gordon files grievance against Browns for suspension

CLEVELAND (AP) — Barred wide receiver Josh Gordon is fighting his one-game suspension by the Browns for the season finale because it will delay his free agency.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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Group of soccer fans prevent black man from boarding train

PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor's office opened an investigation into racially-motivated violence on public transport on Wednesday after a group of Chelsea soccer fans were filmed preventing a black man from boarding a subway train.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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