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US skier Shiffrin leads World Cup GS in 1st run

Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, left, and Austria's Anna Fenninger celebrate in the finish area after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom in Soelden, Austria, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Shiffrin and Fenninger tied for the first place. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)

SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin wasted no time fulfilling her ambition to start winning giant slaloms this season.

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South Carolina freshman Blanton has hip surgery

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina freshman TeMarcus Blanton had hip surgery Friday

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Ducks win 7th straight, 4-1 over Blue Jackets

Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson, left, watches Anaheim Ducks right wing Devante Smith-Pelly reach for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Corey Perry and defenseman Sami Vatanen scored power-play goals in the first period, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Friday night for their seventh consecutive victory.

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Iginla leads Avalanche past Canucks 7-3

Colorado Avalanche center Ryan O'Reilly, left, races to the puck with Vancouver Canucks defensemna Luca Sbisa, of Italy, in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Denver, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Jarome Iginla collected his first two goals for Colorado and had an assist, helping the Avalanche beat the Vancouver Canucks 7-3 on Friday night.

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Benn, Spezza score in SO, Stars edge Devils

Dallas Stars' Jason Spezza (90) scores a goal against New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider during a shootout t an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Newark, N.J. The Stars won 3-2. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Once Dallas got New Jersey to a shootout, it was all over for the Devils.

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