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At Winter Olympics, an X Games breaks out

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Without them the U.S. would have just a few gold medals, and NBC would have trouble getting the younger eyeballs it needs to justify the $775 million it spent to land the Winter Olympics.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 February 2014

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Human rights pledge urged for future Olympic hosts

Citing widespread dismay with Russia's anti-gay laws, a coalition of more than 30 human rights and gay rights groups is calling on the International Olympic Committee to ensure that future Olympic host countries do not have discriminatory laws on their books.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 February 2014

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Ohio State QB has surgery on throwing shoulder

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller had minor outpatient surgery on his right shoulder on Friday morning.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 February 2014

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Ohio seeks public comment on hunting proposals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials are seeking public comment on hunting, trapping and fishing regulations proposed for 2014 through 2015.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 February 2014

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Canada beats US 1-0 to reach gold-medal game

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Jamie Benn scored in the second period, Carey Price made 31 saves, and Canada beat the United States 1-0 Friday night in the semifinals of the Olympic men's hockey tournament.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014

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US teen Mikaela Shiffrin wins Olympic slalom gold

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Invoking the sort of recovery skills that Bode Miller made famous, American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin made Alpine skiing history Friday as the youngest ever winner of an Olympic slalom gold medal.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014

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German biathlete, Italian bobsledder test positive

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — A top German biathlete and an Italian bobsledder were kicked out of the Sochi Olympics on Friday in the first doping cases of the Winter Games.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014

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Speedy Billy Hamilton takes over Reds leadoff spot

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton is a very impatient person. He eats fast, talks fast and likes to get places without wasting any time.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014

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