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Nyman wins Val Gardena downhill for 3rd time


Associated Press

VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) -- American racer Steven Nyman won the World Cup downhill on the classic Saslong course for the third time on Friday. Kjetil...full story
updated 2014-12-19 09:42 PM
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Nyman wins Val Gardena downhill for 3rd time

Associated Press

VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) -- American racer Steven Nyman won the World Cup downhill on the classic Saslong course for the third time on Friday. Kjetil....Fullstory

2014-12-19 09:42 PM

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2014-12-19 07:02 PM

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2014-12-19 03:22 PM

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2014-12-19 03:01 PM

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2014-12-19 03:23 AM

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2014-12-19 09:02 PM

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2014-12-19 07:02 PM

2nd test: Australia vs India scoreboard

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2014-12-19 04:01 PM

NHL Capsules

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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Blake Comeau scored 2:24 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night. Marc-Andre Fleury....Fullstory

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2014-12-19 02:01 PM

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2014-12-19 10:43 AM

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Associated Press

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2014-12-19 03:23 AM

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