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Cunningham, Meyers Taylor win openers at US trials

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Nick Cunningham and Elana Meyers Taylor drove their sleds to wins Saturday in the opening races of the U.S. bobsled national team selection trials.

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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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Williams beats Wozniacki to reach champs final

Serena Williams of the US reacts after winning a point against Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki during their semifinal match at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Williams defeated Wozniacki 2-6 6-3 7-6. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

SINGAPORE (AP) — After Serena Williams’ embarrassing defeat to Simona Halep in the WTA Finals group stage, the American narrowed her eyes at the post-match news conference and said she was looking forward to having a chance to avenge the loss.

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Korda, Pace share lead in Blue Bay LPGA

HAINAN ISLAND, China (AP) — American Jessica Korda rebounded from an opening double bogey for a share of the second-round lead Saturday in the Blue Bay LPGA.

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Bishop ousted as PGA of America president

PGA of America President Ted Bishop speaks next to the Presidents Cup trophy at a news conference at City Hall in San Francisco, in this July 2, 2014 file photo. The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening Oct. 23, 2014 for his comments on Nick Faldo and Tom Watson as Ryder Cup captains.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Ted Bishop was never afraid to take a risk or share his strong opinions on any subject during his 23 months as president of the PGA of America. Ultimately, that wound up costing him his job.

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