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World Cup of Hockey tournament set for 2016

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, right, and NHL Player's Association Executive Director Donald Fehr take part in announcing the return of the World Cup of Hockey in 2016 in Toronto, during a news conference at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, before the NHL All-Star hockey skills competition, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The World Cup of Hockey is making a long-awaited return in 2016.

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No. 11 Stanford women rally in 2nd half to beat UCLA 79-70

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Briana Roberson scored a career-high 21 points in her first start of the season and No. 11 Stanford rallied in the second half to beat UCLA 79-70 Friday night for the Cardinal’s 19th straight win against the Bruins.

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Nugent-Hopkins, Forsberg picked last in NHL All-Star Draft

Nashville Predators' Filip Forsberg, of Sweden, is interviewed during media day at the NHL All-Star hockey weekend in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins didn’t have to wait this long the last time he was drafted. Nashville Predators rookie forward Filip Forsberg suddenly has another new car to go with the Jaguar he just bought two weeks ago.

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Lowry leads Raptors past 76ers 91-86

Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry, left, tries to get a shot past Philadelphia 76ers' Robert Covington during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Lowry lifted the Toronto Raptors from what appeared would be a loss — and coach Dwane Casey still wasn’t happy.

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Bull riders from 8 states, Canada to compete in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Bull riders from eight states and Canada are set to compete this weekend in Sioux Falls.

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