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Chelsea signs tire company Yokohama as new jersey sponsor

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea has signed Japanese tire manufacturer Yokohama as its new jersey sponsor in a deal that could be worth more than $300 million for the English Premier League leader.

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Norway restores order by winning women’s cross-country relay

Austria's Bernhard Gruber reacts after winning the 10km individual race during the Nordic Combined Gundersen LH HS134/10,0 (K) at the 2015 FIS Nordic Skiing World Championships in Falun, Sweden, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.  (AP Photo, TT, Anders Wiklund) SWEDEN OUT

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Marit Bjoergen collected one of the few records she didn’t already have as Norway restored some order to women’s cross-country skiing by easily winning the 4×5-kilometer relay at the world championships on Thursday.

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Serie A matches to start late in solidarity move for Parma

PARMA, Italy (AP) — The Italian Players Association has announced that all squads will go out onto the pitch 15 minutes late in the upcoming Serie A round in a show of solidarity for crisis-hit Parma.

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Germany’s Freund wins large hill ski jump at Nordic worlds

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — German ski jumper Severin Freund had the best score in both rounds to win the large hill event Thursday for his second gold medal of the Nordic skiing world championships.

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McLaren chairman says Fernando Alonso is ‘devoid of injury’

Fernando Alonso of Spain and McLaren Honda steers his car during the 2015 Formula One testing at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Fernando Alonso was “devoid of injury” following his crash in Formula One preseason testing, McLaren chairman Ron Dennis said Thursday.

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