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Mikaela Shiffrin skis to match record streak, live on NBCSN on Tuesday

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Mikaela Shiffrin can equal Olympic legends for the longest string of World Cup slalom wins, live on NBCSN on Tuesday morning.

Shiffrin heads the field in Zagreb, Croatia, looking to win an eighth straight World Cup slalom and her 16th straight slalom start overall (13th World Cup). She’s also looking for her fourth straight World Cup race win across all disciplines, which has been done by only one male or female racer in the last 18 years — Lindsey Vonn.

Olympic champions Vreni Schneider and Janica Kostelic share the women’s record of eight straight World Cup slalom victories that Shiffrin is chasing in Zagreb.

Streaming coverage of both slalom runs will air on NBCSports.com/live at 7 a.m. at 10:15 a.m. ET. NBCSN coverage will start at 10 a.m. ET.

Shiffrin last lost a slalom on Jan. 13, 2015. Since, she racked up 12 World Cup slalom wins, the 2015 World title and two national titles. However, she missed five World Cup slaloms last season due to a knee injury.

Shiffrin is proven in Zagreb, too, winning comfortably the last two times the World Cup tour stopped in the Croatian capital in 2013 and 2015, by 1.19 and 1.68 seconds, respectively.

In her last win in Semmering, Austria, Shiffrin boosted her World Cup overall standings lead to 215 points over Swiss Lara Gut through 15 of a scheduled 37 races, despite a stomach problem.

She has six wins this season, the most by one skier in a campaign before New Year’s Day since Bode Miller in 2004.

Shiffrin has downplayed talk of going for the overall title — she even skipped speed races earlier this month — but she could become the third U.S. woman to take the biggest annual crown in ski racing (Tamara McKinney, Vonn).

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Joseph Schooling eyes Michael Phelps’ world record at world champs

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Shortly after Joseph Schooling upset Michael Phelps in the Rio Olympic 100m butterfly, the Singapore swimmer made his next goal quite clear.

Take Phelps’ 100m butterfly world record.

Schooling repeated that claim after returning to the University of Texas for his junior season in November and again following March’s NCAA Championships, where he was beaten by Caeleb Dressel in the 100-yard butterfly.

The goal is apparently an imminent one.

Schooling said he believes he can break Phelps’ record at the world championships in Budapest in July, according to Channel News Asia. It would require lowering his personal best by more than a half-second.

“I’m looking forward to that race, and deep down I think if I do what I know I can do, if I execute everything well perfectly, I’d have a really good shot,” Schooling said Thursday, according to the report.

Schooling, 21, hasn’t raced a 100m butterfly since the Olympics, where he clocked 50.39 seconds. That broke Phelps’ Olympic record of 50.58 set at the 2008 Olympics. It’s the fifth-fastest time ever.

All of the top four times, including Phelps’ world record of 49.82, were set in 2009 at the peak of the high-tech swimsuit era.

“My dad told me 50.39 is a world record in a textile suit, but I want the world record on paper,” Schooling reportedly said less than a week after his Olympic title in August. “My next goal is breaking 49.8.”

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Aly Raisman calls out airport worker for ‘muscles’ comment

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Three-time Olympic champion Aly Raisman called out a male airport security worker who she says questioned whether she had enough muscles to be a gymnast.

Raisman posted on Twitter on Wednesday that after a female Transportation Security Administration worker said she recognized Raisman by her biceps, a male employee said, “I don’t see any muscles.” Raisman called the encounter “rude & uncomfortable.”

Raisman, who turned 23 Thursday, says she works “very hard to be healthy & fit.” She says that if a man can’t compliment a girl’s muscles, he’s sexist.

Raisman didn’t say where or when the airport exchange took place.

Raisman previously authored a powerful social media post about body image, shouting out “to all the boys from 5th-9th grade who made fun of me for being ‘too strong’” in November.

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