• The Latest: Third-seeded Raonic through to quarterfinals
    The Associated Press23 minutes ago

    The Latest: Third-seeded Raonic through to quarterfinals

    Milos Raonic has advanced to the quarterfinals at the Australian Open for the third straight year after escaping with a 7-6 (6), 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 win over Roberto Bautista Agut. ''I was very fortunate to get through today,'' Raonic said. Raonic is seeded third for the first time at a Grand

  • Falcons head to Super Bowl after blowing out Packers 44-21
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    Falcons head to Super Bowl after blowing out Packers 44-21

    While the raucous beats of ''Welcome To Atlanta'' blared through the Georgia Dome, the Falcons partied like it was 1999. Matt Ryan and Julio Jones teamed up for another dynamic performance, leading the Falcons to the big game for only the second time in franchise history with a 44-21

  • Chen lands 5 quads to win US figure skating title with ease
    The Associated Press

    Chen lands 5 quads to win US figure skating title with ease

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- �� Nathan Chen stood on the top step of the podium and stifled a smile as U.S. Figure Skating president Samuel Auxier, preparing to drape a gold medal around his neck, bowed down before him. Chen followed a record-setting short program with a near-flawless free skate featuring

  • Germany's top Olympic official proposes Russia ban
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    Germany's top Olympic official proposes Russia ban

    The president of the German Olympic Committee has called for Russia to be banned from the 2018 and 2020 Olympics if sports bosses there are found to have known about state-sponsored doping. Alfons Hoermann told Die Welt newspaper that bans from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and the 2020 summer