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O'Brien, Kearney brothers back for Ireland


Associated Press

DUBLIN (AP) -- Ireland recalled Sean O'Brien and the Kearney brothers for the Six Nations match at France on Saturday after they missed the 16-16...full story
updated 2016-02-11 11:22 PM
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O'Brien, Kearney brothers back for Ireland

Associated Press

DUBLIN (AP) -- Ireland recalled Sean O'Brien and the Kearney brothers for the Six Nations match at France on Saturday after they missed the 16-16....Fullstory

2016-02-11 11:22 PM

6 Nations: Biggar recovers to make Wales team for Scotland

Associated Press

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) -- Wales flyhalf Dan Biggar has recovered from a left ankle injury to take his place in an unchanged team for Saturday's....Fullstory

2016-02-11 07:42 PM

Yani Tseng hoping to win Olympic medal for Taiwan in 2016

Central News Agency

Taiwanese golfer Yani Tseng spent much of 2015 pulling out of a two-year slump and regaining her confidence and has set her sights this year....Fullstory

2016-02-11 06:24 PM

Williams beats Radwanska to reach quarterfinals in Taiwan

Associated Press

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) -- Top-seeded Venus Williams overpowered Urszula Radwanska of Poland, 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals of the Taiwan Open on Thursday. Williams....Fullstory

2016-02-11 05:02 PM

Tomi takes a bow at Westminster, dog saved family from fire
By BEN WALKER
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- When Julia Haight leads her prize entry into the Westminster Kennel Club dog show ring Monday, she'll see a shiba inu....Fullstory

2016-02-11 04:22 PM

Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry
By PHILIP MARCELO
Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) -- Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016. The industry's top companies, DraftKings and FanDuel, are....Fullstory

2016-02-11 03:22 PM

Kobe, LeBron share court as Cavaliers beat Lakers 120-111
By TOM WITHERS
Associated Press

CLEVELAND (AP) -- With 20,000 fans roaring, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James hugged and seemed to be in a world of their own. One on one. "It....Fullstory

2016-02-11 01:22 PM

Williams coasts through first round of Taiwan Open Williams coasts through first round of Taiwan Open
By George Liao
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Top-seeded Venus Williams Wednesday afternoon brushed aside the challenge of local wildcard Lee Pei-Chi and book her place in the second round of the Taiwan....Fullstory

2016-02-11 01:00 PM

Brazilian Results

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Brazilian Results Brazilian Football Results BRASILIA, BRAZIL (AP) -- Results from Brazilian football: Brazil Campeonato Carioca ....Fullstory

2016-02-11 09:42 AM

Caddies lose lawsuit against US PGA Tour
By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

PEBBLE BEACH, California (AP) -- Caddies lost their class-action lawsuit against the U.S. PGA Tour when a federal judge in California ruled they signed a....Fullstory

2016-02-11 09:42 AM

Bordeaux suspends 2 players after dressing room altercation

Associated Press

BORDEAUX, France (AP) -- Bordeaux has indefinitely suspended goalkeeper Jerome Prior and center half Lamine Sane following an altercation after the 4-3 home loss to....Fullstory

2016-02-11 08:42 PM

France makes 6 changes for team to face Ireland in 6 Nations

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- France has made six changes from the side that pipped Italy 23-21 for the Six Nations match against defending champion Ireland on....Fullstory

2016-02-11 07:22 PM

Wednesday's Sports in Brief
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

OLYMPICS The U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians who are worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil. USOC CEO Scott....Fullstory

2016-02-11 05:02 PM

BC-TEN--Taiwan Open Results

Associated Press

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2016-02-11 05:01 PM

Retired rider Dominguez becomes eligible for Hall of Fame
By RICHARD ROSENBLATT
Associated Press

A classy move for a classy jockey. The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame waived a few requirements Wednesday, clearing the way for retired....Fullstory

2016-02-11 04:01 PM

USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika
By EDDIE PELLS
Associated Press

The U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians who are worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil. USOC CEO Scott....Fullstory

2016-02-11 01:22 PM

Aussie Olympic doctor says Rio water bigger worry than Zika
By DENNIS PASSA
Associated Press

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) -- The Australian team's medical director says water quality will be more of a threat to the health of athletes and officials....Fullstory

2016-02-11 01:22 PM

Copa Libertadores Results

Associated Press

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2016-02-11 11:01 AM

BC-TEN--Argentina Open Results

Associated Press

BC-TEN--Argentina Open Results Argentina Open Results BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Results Wednesday from the Argentina Open at Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club (seedings in parentheses): ....Fullstory

2016-02-11 09:42 AM

English Standings

Associated Press

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2016-02-11 09:42 AM

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