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American Jessica Diggins celebrates as she crosses the finish line past Sweden's Stina Nilsson to win the United States' first medal ever in the women's team sprint freestyle cross-country skiing at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Wednesday. (ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS)

U.S. women claim unprecedented Olympic cross-country sprint gold

- Associated Press

Diggins dug deep, remembering all the years of training, and of all her teammates waiting for her at the finish line to bring home the United States’ first medal ever in women’s cross-country skiing — and then she let loose.

Georgia Tech's Moses Wright (12) drives past Virginia's Isaiah Wilkins (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Charlottesville, Va. (Zack Wajsgras/The Daily Progress via AP)

No. 1 Virginia wraps up ACC regular-season title

- Associated Press

Ty Jerome scored 18 points and top-ranked Virginia held off depleted Georgia Tech 65-54 on Wednesday night, clinching the regular season title and top seed next month in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.

Washington Nationals pitcher Shawn Kelley throws a bullpen session during spring training baseball practice Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) **File**

Bullpen sessions, live batting practice: Nationals relievers knock off rust

Among the Washington Nationals relievers who threw live batting practice Tuesday in West Palm Beach were right-hander Brandon Kintzler and lefty Sean Doolittle. Right-handed reliever Shawn Kelley threw off one of the mounds in a practice field bullpen.

Washington Nationals' Michael Taylor (3) beats out a ground ball for a single as Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman (5) reaches for the ball in the fifth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) **File**

Nationals’ Taylor takes new workout approach

Washington Nationals center fielder Michael A. Taylor had a strong postseason in 2017. But Taylor changed his workout approach this past winter.

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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2018 file photo Leipzig goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky kicks tennis balls off the pitch prior to the German Bundesliga soccer match between Eintracht Frankfurt and RB Leipzig in Frankfurt, Germany. Fans threw tennis balls onto pitch to protest against the match played on a Monday instead of the weekend. (Fabian Sommer/dpa via AP)

Fear and anger from fans about changes in the Bundesliga

- Associated Press

German soccer fans are increasingly unhappy about changes in the Bundesliga, including Monday night games, video assistance, questionable sponsorship arrangements, and growing pressure on the rule protecting clubs from outside investors.

Gigi Marvin (19), of the United States, collides between Renata Fast (14), of Canada, and Marie-Philip Poulin (29), of Canada, during the first period of the women's gold medal hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

U.S. women beat Canada for gold in a 3-2 shootout thriller

- Associated Press

Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson skated slowly back and forth toward the net, showing forehand, then leaning quickly to the left to fake a backhand that pulled Canadian goalie Shannon Szabados out of the crease.

Hilary Knight (21), of the United States, shoots the puck past goalie Shannon Szabados (1), of Canada, for a goal during the first period of the women's gold medal hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 13 at the Pyeongchang Olympics

Associated Press

The U.S. women's hockey team ended a 20-year gold medal drought by beating archrival Canada 3-2 in a shootout thriller. American Mikaela Shiffrin added silver to her burgeoning medal collection, coming in 0.97 seconds behind gold medalist Michelle Gisin of Switzerland in the women's Alpine combined. And Andre Myhrer of Sweden won a surprise gold medal in men's slalom, taking advantage of big favorites Marcel Hirscher and Henrik Kristoffersen failing to finish the race.