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Beijing Winter Olympics bid highlights skiing, hockey growth

CHONGLI, China (AP) — Clad in neon-green from head to toe, Chinese snowboarder He Qiang is part of a growing cohort of middle-class enthusiasts in a country with little tradition of winter sports but that is now seeking to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 January 2015

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Woods out of top 50 for 1st time in more than 3 years

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tiger Woods, coming off an 82 for his worst round as a pro, will be out of the top 50 in the world ranking for the first time in more than three years.

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 January 2015

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Blue Jackets activate Murray, sent Anderson down to AHL

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated defenseman Ryan Murray off injured reserve and assigned right wing Josh Anderson to their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 January 2015

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Ohio State AD gets new contract without championship bonuses

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State's board of trustees has altered the contract of athletic director Gene Smith to pay him the same amount without incentives of about $18,000 for each Big Ten championship won by Buckeyes teams and individuals.

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 January 2015

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Woods shoots 44, matches his worst 9-hole score on PGA Tour

 

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tiger Woods matched his worst 9-hole score on the PGA Tour with a 44 on the back nine Friday at the Phoenix Open.

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Loving, Russell carry Ohio State past No. 16 Maryland, 80-56

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Thad Matta has been wondering about his team's toughness.

Not anymore.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 January 2015

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Cavs: Kyrie Irving picked as All-Star reserve

CLEVELAND — Two players out of the Cavaliers’ “Big Three” will be part of the NBA All-Star Game.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 January 2015

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Ohio State expects $3M royalties bump after championship win

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State University is cashing in after the Buckeyes' victory in the NCAA's championship football game.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 January 2015

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