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Reichelt leads Austrian World Cup downhill sweep

Hannes Reichelt, of Austria, the winner, center, celebrates on the podium with Austria's Romed Baumann, second placed, left, and Matthias Mayer, third placed, after an alpine ski, men's World Cup downhill race in Garmish Partenkirchen, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Hannes Reichelt led the second Austrian sweep in as many weekends by winning a shortened World Cup downhill on the Kandahar slope on Saturday.

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Wenonah repeats as 5A girls champ, 49-29 over Brewbaker Tech

Wenonah players celebrate their second championship in a row after defeating Brewbaker Tech 32-16 in the AHSAA Class 5A championship girls' high school basketball game in Birmingham, Ala., Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.  (AP Photo/AL.com, Mark Almond) MAGS OUT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alexus Dye scored 16 points on 8-of-11 shooting, helping Wenonah claim its second straight Class 5A girls title with a 49-29 victory over Brewbaker Tech on Saturday.

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Environmental activists disrupt meeting by Olympic officials

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Environmental activists have disrupted a meeting by top Olympic officials in Rio de Janeiro.

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Defending champ Federer beats Djokovic to defend Dubai title

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Defending champion Roger Federer won his seventh Dubai Championships title and second of the year defeating No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-3, 7-5 on Saturday.

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Knicks say former player Anthony Mason has died

In this June 17, 1994 New York Knicks forward Anthony Mason (14) dunks the ball ahead of Houston Rockets forward Otis Thorpe (33) during the fourth quarter of game five of the NBA Finals in New York.  The New York Knicks spokesman Jonathan Supranowitz confirmed Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 that Mason, a rugged power forward who was a defensive force for several NBA teams in the 1990s, has died. He was 48. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Mason, the rugged power forward who was a defensive force in the NBA from the 1990s into the early 21st century, has died. He was 48.

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