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The Latest: Shiffrin sets up Olympic showdown with Vonn

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):

Jerome leads No. 1 Virginia past Georgia Tech, 65-54

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Top-ranked Virginia accomplished its first goal of the season. The next ones on the list will only get more difficult.

Gasser outduels Anderson for gold in women's Big Air

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Anna Gasser edged two-time gold medalist Jamie Anderson in a thrilling final to earn gold in the Olympic debut…

The perils of live microphones tripping up NBC's Olympics

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NEW YORK (AP) — Every two years, a miracle of technology unfolds: televising and streaming an Olympics with miles of cable, hundreds of camera…

Russian curler to return Olympic medal over failed drug test

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GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky will give back his Olympic bronze medal after failing a drug test at the …

Mavs launch probe after allegations of workplace misconduct

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DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have hired outside counsel to investigate allegations of inappropriate conduct by former team president Ter…

Drought over: US women win 1st Olympic cross-country medal

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — As she headed up the steepest, most grueling hill of her life in third place, Jessica Diggins thought to herse…

Pitino: Louisville should consider legal action vs. NCAA

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Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino believes the school should take legal action against the NCAA after the governing body nullified the Cardi…

Report: Russian curler drops doping appeal; to return medal

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Russian state TV reports that curler Alexander Krushelnitsky will give back his Olympic bronze medal after fai…

Man United holds Sevilla in CL thanks to De Gea save

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SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — The Sevilla crowd was ready to erupt when forward Luis Muriel appeared free from markers inside the area, with the ball …

Mavs owner Mark Cuban fined $600,000 for tanking comments

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DALLAS (AP) — The NBA fined outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600,000 on Wednesday for comments about tanking during a podcast with…

Tennis star Bouchard testifies about slip, fall at US Open

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NEW YORK (AP) — Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard took the witness stand on Wednesday in her negligence lawsuit against the United States Tennis As…

Curiosity, hope and big crowds follow Tiger Woods

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — He is the only two-time winner on the PGA Tour this season. He has been No. 1 in the FedEx Cup standings the p…

Less is more: Why the Olympics broadcast beats online

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NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to the Olympics, too much choice can paralyze you with indecision. With five television channels, online streami…

Panthers re-hire Marty Hurney as full-time general manager

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Marty Hurney will be calling the shots once again with the Carolina Panthers.

Astros' Whitley suspended 50 games

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Forrest Whitley

The Latest: Bjoergen becomes most decorated Winter Olympian

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):

Goggia gets gold; Bjoergen sets Winter Games medals mark

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Sofia Goggia refused to let Lindsey Vonn catch her. Or, anyone else.

Czechs eliminate US in shootout in Olympic quarterfinals

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GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Instead of waiting for his turn for this Olympic shootout, T.J. Oshie was sitting at home along with the rest of…

Philadelphia hoops player forced out of game due to hijab

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A high school basketball player in Philadelphia says a referee forced her to leave a game because she was wearing a hijab.

Herald Opinion

Russian trolls know their target well

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How clever are these Russians! We now learn that they placed at least 3,000 ads on Facebook to confuse and divide the American people, that they connived at a “photo” of Hillary Clinton in a p…

Reflections from the Vatican

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There was a woman this morning who came up to me while I was about to caffeinate at the McDonald’s here on Borgo Pio.

Let Teachers Protect their Students

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In our thousands of public schools there have been eleven mass shootings since 2000: elementary (3), high schools (3) and colleges (5). These follow with year and number of deaths: 2005 Red La…