Sen. Cory Gardner introduces legislation to evaluate U.S. Olympic Committee

A Republican senator from the U.S. Olympic Committee’s home state of Colorado introduced potentially groundbreaking legislation on Tuesday that would create a 16-member panel selected by Congress to evaluate the USOC and recommend structural and policy changes for an organization whose future has been called into question in the wake of the backlash over its and other Olympic sports organizations’ handling of sexual abuse in gymnastics, swimming and several other sports. Sen. Cory Gardner’s intr...
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Barcelona manager Valverde will be at Camp Nou next season - president

Alejandro Moreno sifts through all the big transfer news surrounding the likes of Isco, Alvaro Morata, Fernando Llorente and more. Check out what you may have missed at the weekend, including another Messi milestone, David De Gea's big night, Coppa Italia action and more. Luis Suarez found the net twice and Lionel Messi scored his 400th La Liga goal, as Barcelona cruised past Eibar at the Camp Nou. Unai Emery says Arsenal will not be making any permanent signings ...
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No. 15 Marquette survives Georgetown despite Howard’s injury

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sam Hauser scored a career-high 31 points, Theo John tied a career-high with 14 points, and No. 15 Marquette held on to beat Georgetown 74-71 on Tuesday night despite Markus Howard — the nation’s fourth leading scorer — playing just three scoreless minutes due to lower back tightness. John blocked Georgetown’s James […]
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Martin’s 3 lifts No. 10 Nevada over Boise State 72-71

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Cody Martin hit a 3-pointer with 4.5 seconds remaining to help No. 10 Nevada beat Boise State 72-71 on Tuesday night. Boise State (8-9, 3-1) had a chance to win it but Justinian Jessup’s long 3-point heave at the buzzer fell short. Nevada seemed to have the game on cruise control […]
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LSU cruises past No. 18 Ole Miss 83-69; 3-0 in SEC

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Tremont Waters scored 20 points, Kavell Bigby-Williams had 14 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks, and LSU beat No. 18 Mississippi 83-69 on Tuesday night. LSU (13-3, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) used an early 8-0 run in the second half to take a 48-39 lead. The Tigers maintained a healthy advantage from […]
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Zucker’s goal in shootout seals Wild’s 3-2 win over Kings

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jason Zucker knew just what he wanted to do on his turn in the shootout. Zucker scored on that backhand in a shootout to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. “It wasn’t the prettiest game we’ve ever played,” Zucker said, […]
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Kings score late to earn a point before falling to Wild in OT shootout

The Wild’s Jared Spurgeon, right, tries to keep the Kings’ Dustin Brown, center, away from the puck under the skate of the Wild’s Charlie Coyle during the first period of Tuesday’s game in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) The Kings’ Anze Kopitar, right, clears the puck away from the Wild’s Jason Zucker as Kings goalie Jonathan Quick defends the net during the first period of Tuesday’s game in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Minneso...
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Warriors use NBA-record 1st quarter to rout Nuggets 142-111

DENVER (AP) — Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson each scored 31 points as the Golden State Warriors, propelled by an NBA-record, 51-point first quarter, regained the top spot in the Western Conference by routing the Denver Nuggets 142-111 on Tuesday night. Golden State cruised to a fifth straight win to move a half-game in front […]
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Lightning top Stars 2-0 on Vasilevskiy’s 2nd shutout in week

DALLAS (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 35 shots for his second shutout in a week, Ondrej Palat and Mikhail Sergachev scored and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Dallas Stars 2-0 on Tuesday night. Vasilevskiy improved to 10-2-1 since his return from injury, posting his third shutout this season and 15th of his career for […]
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Jets extend unbeaten streak to 6 games, top Vegas 4-1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Kyle Connor had two goals and an assist and the Winnipeg Jets extended their unbeaten streak to six games with a 4-1 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday. Connor scored short-handed and into an empty net. Mathieu Perreault had a goal and Mark Scheifele also scored into an empty […]
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Roundup: Tuesday night’s boys basketball scores

Tuesday night’s boys basketball scores FOOTHILL LEAGUE Valencia 82, Canyon 61 Jayden Trower led the Vikings with 22 points, 13 rebounds and five assists. Jake Hlywiak scored 14 points and Joshua Assiff had 13 points and 10 rebounds. The Vikings are 5-0 in league. Saugus 82, Hart 56 Adrian McIntyre scored 21 and grabbed 10 rebounds for Saugus. Camron Nale added 17 points and 10 rebounds, too. The Centurions will prepare for a big league game at Valencia Friday night. West Ranch 64, Golden Valley ...
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Atlanta Falcons DE McKinley undergoes mental evaluation

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Falcons defensive end Takk McKinley was undergoing a mental evaluation after police were called to a hotel in Los Angeles. TMZ Sports reported that a friend became concerned for McKinley’s well-being and summoned police. The Falcons acknowledged the incident in a statement from coach Dan Quinn, who says the team will […]
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Joel Embiid trolls Timberwolves after big win

After the 76ers defeated the Timberwolves on Tuesday night, Embiid put a little icing on the cake via social media.
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Sierra Canyon girls basketball takes down Windward for first time since 2015

LOS ANGELES >> When the Sierra Canyon girls basketball team played Windward last January at home, the Trailblazers walked off the court losing its 16th game in the last 18 meetings against the Wildcats. Something about Tuesday night felt different. Probably because the Trailblazers were trotting into the showdown 18-0, and the No. 1-ranked team in the latest CIF Southern Section Division 1 poll. Vanessa De Jesus scored 32 points to lead Sierra Canyon to a 66-57 Gold Coast League victory over Win...
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Morgan State beats Howard 89-86 in overtime

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stanley Davis scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Sherwyn Devonish-Prince made four free throws in a game-deciding 9-0 run in overtime, and Morgan State beat Howard 89-86 on Tuesday night to end a two-game skid. David Syfax’s two free throws tied it at 80, Davis made 1 of 2, Syfax hit […]
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Saint Joseph’s knocks off A10-leader Davidson 61-60

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chris Clover scored 18 points including the game-winning 3-pointer with 1:03 remaining and Saint Joseph’s beat Atlantic 10 Conference-leader Davidson 61-60 on Tuesday night. Following Clover’s 3, Davidson missed a layup and a free throw. On the next possession, Jared Bynum missed a free throw for Saint Joseph’s and Jon Axel Gudmundsson […]
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How David Rittich saved the Flames' season

Having a consistently reliable backup goalie has never been more important in the NHL, and "Big Save Dave" has proven that for Calgary.
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Westwood? Roca? Moyes? Five managers who could replace Stephen Constantine as India coach

If you had a magic lamp, and you could pick any coach in the world to be India's next, who would it be and why? Here are five potential candidates who could replace Stephen Constantine, with the possible pros and cons. Ashley Westwood Positives: With an I-League title, a runner-up finish and a Federation Cup in two years at Bengaluru FC - his debut season in India -- Westwood is a winner, understands the complexities of Indian football, brings knowledge from faraway lands, and can get the....
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Arvidsson nets hat trick as Predators rout Capitals 7-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Viktor Arvidsson scored a hat trick on National Hat Day, and the Nashville Predators routed the Washington Capitals 7-2 Tuesday night to snap a two-game skid. Arvidsson scored the opening goal of the game and added two more in the second period for the second hat trick of his career. He […]
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Henry Cejudo: The nights I won gold

Henry Cejudo is both an Olympic gold medalist and a UFC champion. He describes, in his own words, what it took to earn both of those accolades.
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Game 46: Jets 4 Golden Knights 1 post-game recap

Post-game from the Jets dressing room as well as from Coach Maurice.
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Hurricanes WR Thomas won't transfer to Illinois

Wide receiver Jeff Thomas announced on Tuesday night that he's going to remain with the Miami Hurricanes after initially stating his intentions to transfer to Illinois.
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Central Coast Mariners 2-1 Melbourne City: Mariners grab last-minute win

Central Coast Mariners grabbed their first win of the season and broke their 10-match losing streak being Melbourne City at the Central Coast Stadium.
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USC’s Chuck O’Bannon Jr. out for the season, to seek medical redshirt

LOS ANGELES — USC sophomore guard Chuck O’Bannon Jr., who underwent surgery in November to repair a broken finger, will sit out the remainder of the season and seek a medical redshirt. O’Bannon has not played since appearing for 10 minutes in the Trojans’ season opener and had not yet returned to practice since undergoing the procedure on his left pinky. With about two months left in the season, he estimated it was unlikely he could recover and return to the lineup for any significant length of ...
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Giants backup QB pleads to charges from traffic offense

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants backup quarterback Kyle Lauletta has pleaded guilty to a disorderly person offense and two traffic offenses after failing to obey an officer’s orders while driving near a construction site in October. Lauletta pleaded guilty Tuesday. The plea deal calls for dropping charges if Lauletta stays out of […]
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Balanced Loyola-Chicago rolls past Valparaiso 71-54

CHICAGO (AP) — Aher Uguak, Cameron Krutwig and Cooper Kaifes each scored 12 points and Loyola-Chicago beat Valparaiso 71-54 on Tuesday night. Loyola-Chicago (11-7, 4-1) rebounded from a 67-48 loss at Evansville in their last outing, and is now tied atop the Missouri Valley Conference standings with the Crusaders (11-7, 4-1), who had its five-game […]
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Jeff Thomas says he’s returning to Miami

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Thomas says he’s returning to the Miami Hurricanes. The speedy wide receiver, who was dismissed by the Hurricanes in November and was transferring to Illinois, said in an Instagram post on Tuesday night that he’s going back to Miami. The Hurricanes had no immediate comment, though new coach Manny […]
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Chaminade girls basketball takes control of Mission League with rout of Harvard-Westlake

WEST HILLS >>  From the moment Chaminade stepped on the court Tuesday night, it wanted to make sure of two things: to stop highly-touted Kiki Iriafen, and to be in constant attack mode offensively. The Eagles accomplished both tasks in dominant fashion. Chaminade junior Jasmine Rodriguez capped off her team’s explosive night on both ends of the floor by scoring a team-high 21 points in a 73-41 rout over Harvard-Westlake at home. Senior Kai Como added 14 points for the Eagles. The win put Chamina...
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Section 8 rent checks in jeopardy if shutdown lasts until March

Tenants getting federal rent subsidies have yet to be affected by the partial government shutdown, now in its fourth week. But big problems could arise for those renters and their landlords should the shutdown last until March. Local housing authorities serving about 125,000 Section 8 tenants in the region say rent payments will run out after February if the shutdown continues. And the mere uncertainty of future payments may impact those now reaching the top of years-long waiting lists, making i...
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