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Olympic speed skating rink underway in Pyeongchang

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Olympic organizers in Pyeongchang have broken ground on the speed skating rink for the 2018 Winter Games and say all six new competition venues are now on track to stage test events on schedule.

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Love hits the road and gets some tips

Davis Love III watches his tee shot on the 18th hole during the third round of the McGladrey Classic golf tournament on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

KUALA LUMPUR (AP) — At age 50, Davis Love III doesn’t need much advice on how to approach golf tournaments. The tropical heat of Malaysia this week, and the expansion of the PGA Tour, will at least give him some new experiences and challenges.

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New father Billy Horschel ready for CIMB Classic

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Setting out to defend the FedExCup title in Malaysia this week, Billy Horschel is doing so as a changed man.

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The power of cute: Hello Kitty Con comes to LA

In this Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 photo, Salumeh Eslamieh, top left, and Marty Garrett walk up the stairs past statues of Sanrio characters Hello Kitty, bottom left, and Pochacco displayed at their home in San Francisco. The married couple turned the garage of their San Francisco home into a permanent showroom for their vast Hello Kitty collection. The couple met and bonded over the little white cat, and will be traveling to Los Angeles this week celebrate the character’s 40th birthday at Hello Kitty Con, opening Oct. 30, a four-day festival dedicated to all things Kitty. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marty Garrett and Salumeh Eslamieh gave up their garage for Hello Kitty.

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Fight Schedule

At Plymouth, Mass. (FS1), Danny O’Connor vs. Andrew Farmer, 10, welterweights; Sharif Bogere vs. Fernando Garcia, 10, lightweights.

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