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Big Ten title out of reach, Buckeyes shift focus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — For the first time in five years, the 22nd-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes hit the middle of February with no shot at a Big Ten regular-season title.

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 February 2014

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Russian skicross racer has successful surgery

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Olympic skicross racer Maria Komissarova of Russia underwent a 6½-hour operation on her broken and dislocated spine following a training accident Saturday.

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US back to old suits hoping turn to things around

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — U.S. speedskaters were looking to rebound from an awful start at the Sochi Olympics by slipping back into old suits that should have been made obsolete by new high-tech gear.

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Olympics: Earth's most political apolitical event

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Each time an Olympics approaches, the ideal is articulated once more: The true spirit of the games, those who oversee them say, brings humanity together to promote amity and athletic excellence. It is most certainly not a place for the affairs of nations and vested interests to play out on a global stage.

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Reds' Latos has surgery for torn knee cartilage

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Starter Mat Latos had surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee on Friday while the rest of the Cincinnati Reds pitchers and catchers got physicals and worked out.

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