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Lindsey Vonn criticizes ski officials after pulling out of World Cup race

Lindsey Vonn wasn't about to risk another injury, and neither was Mikaela Shiffrin. Vonn and Shiffrin, along with some of their American teammates on the World Cup tour, pulled out of the Alpine combined race on Friday because of dangerous conditions on the course. The first three racers all crashed,...

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  • Former USA Gymnastics doctor charged with sexual assault

    Former USA Gymnastics doctor charged with sexual assault

    A Michigan sports doctor who treated elite female U.S. gymnasts was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting nine girls, including some too reluctant to speak up about the alleged abuse years ago because he was considered a "god." Roughly two dozen charges were filed against Dr. Larry Nassar,...

      • Budapest withdraws from 2024 Olympics consideration

        Budapest withdraws from 2024 Olympics consideration

        There will be no bronze medalist among the cities vying to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. Budapest is reportedly dropping out of the running, leaving just two cities in contention and an International Olympic Committee that's finding it increasingly difficult to find viable and interested hosts....

          • Bill Belichick named as possible witness in Aaron Hernandez murder trial

            Bill Belichick named as possible witness in Aaron Hernandez murder trial

            New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has been added to a list of people who could be called to testify at the double murder trial of former player Aaron Hernandez. Belichick's name appeared on a list of possible witnesses filed Tuesday by Hernandez's defense. Patriots offensive coordinator...

              • MLB players' union agrees to pitchless intentional walks

                MLB players' union agrees to pitchless intentional walks

                There won't be any wild pitches on intentional walks this season. The players' association has agreed to Major League Baseball's proposal to have intentional walks without pitches this year. While the union has resisted many of MLB's proposed innovations, such as raising the bottom of the strike...

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              • Powers shines in hometown swansong

                Powers shines in hometown swansong

                It isn’t often the Kaplan Arena public address announcer has to sound out “from Williamsburg” when reading the pregame starting lineups. Hosftra senior point guard Deron Powers, who had 19 points with five assists and five rebounds, received that treatment Thursday in the Pride's 96-82 win at William...

                  • Warhill and Bruton players earn all-conference nods; Schulz named co-player of year

                    Warhill and Bruton players earn all-conference nods; Schulz named co-player of year

                    Warhill, which will start 3A tournament play Wednesday at VCU’s Siegel Center, put seven players on the All-Conference 25 girls basketball team including co-player of the year Olivia Schulz and coach of the year Bingo Brungot. Schulz shared the honor with Sondra Fan of Poquoson. First-team Warhill...

                      • Sullivan’s VISAA swim caps WCA’s second season in pool

                        Sullivan’s VISAA swim caps WCA’s second season in pool

                        Williamsburg Christian Academy’s 11th-place finish in the girls’ competition of the VISAA Division 2 invitational swimming meet earlier this month was a little deceiving. Yes, those were team standings. But eighth-grader Kaitlyn Sullivan was WCA’s only representative, outscoring 12 other teams...

                          • Hofstra hands William and Mary first loss at Kaplan

                            With two games left to go to complete an unbeaten home season, William and Mary faltered late against Hofstra Thursday night, falling for the first time this season at Kaplan Arena, 96-82. Sophomore guard Justin Wright-Foreman was sensational for Hofstra (14-16, 6-11 Colonial Athletic Association),...

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                          • Big third quarter lifts Jamestown over Monacan

                            In an East Region boys basketball semifinal played at a fairly high level in the first half, Jamestown High found a gear in the third quarter that defending Group 4A state champion Monacan could not match. The Eagles rode their stellar third-quarter play to a 64-56 victory and, in the process,...

                          • Western Virginia runners favorites in Colonial Half Marathon

                            The Sentara Colonial Half Marathon is noted for its challenging and hilly course. Charlottesville is another Virginia city noted for its hilly terrain and its major running events. So it makes sense that the men's and women's race favorites for this Sunday's race, 26-year-old Sean Keveren of Charlottesville...

                              • Bruton boys march on to state quarterfinals

                                Bruton boys march on to state quarterfinals

                                YORK – By the time Bruton got a full scouting report on Stuarts Draft, the Panthers had only about a day to prepare for the Cougars’ run-and-gun system most recently popularized by Division III Grinnell College in Iowa. Stuarts Draft pressed nonstop Tuesday in the Group 2A East Region boys basketball...

                              • Pair of Bay Rivers boys soccer players commit

                                Pair of Bay Rivers boys soccer players commit

                                Lafayette's Justin Wilson and Bruton's Chuckie Tenbusch each recently committed to play collegiate soccer. Wilson committed to Christopher Newport University and Tenbusch to Mount Ida College in Massachusetts. Wilson was an all-4A East Region midfielder last season and Tenbusch earned 2A all-state...

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