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Friday, February 23, 2018

Olympic fatigue may be setting in for NBC; ratings dips

16.4 million viewers who watched NBC, NBCSN and streaming services in prime time was the second lowest of the Olympics so far, and down 19 percent from the corresponding night in Sochi.

NASCAR heads to Atlanta with a Daytona 500 hangover

NASCAR moves from the Daytona 500 this weekend to Atlanta Motor Speedway with a bit of a hangover from the biggest party of its season.

Attorney wants confession in Colts player’s death thrown out

A judge is being asked to throw out a confession from a Guatemalan man living illegally in the U.S. who’s charged in a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver.

New MLB rules: Pitching change a must for 7th mound visit

Managers or coaches must make a pitching change if they head to the mound for the seventh time in a game under baseball’s new pace of play rules.

Vonn trying not to think of downhill as her last at...

Lindsey Vonn prefers not to dwell on what shapes up as a significant story line for the women’s downhill at the Pyeongchang Games.

Chipper on Braves spring competition : ‘It’s a free-for-all’

“Guys need to know that this team and this organization are tired of the last few years,” the former Braves star after Monday’s first full-squad workout. “We’re a very proud organization. We went through a rough offseason with the changing of the (front office), but ... there’s definitely a change in attitude. You see it in the way the coaching staff is putting together spring training.”

Yante Maten leads Georgia to upset of No. 18 Tennessee

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes says the homestretch of the regular season is a time to either improve or lose ground.

Legendary climber Jim Bridwell dies at 73

Jim Bridwell, a hard-partying hippie and legendary climber who lived his life vertically on some of the toughest peaks in Yosemite National Park, has died. He was 73.

NBA commissioner lauds refs, players for airing differences

In his state-of-the-league news conference before the All-Star Saturday festivities at Staples Center, Silver said the NBA “should be playing a very active role in bridging that gap” between the players and referees, whose relationship appears to be growing increasingly tenuous this season.
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