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The Wrap from Day 1 of the World Championships

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NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan — Matt Lindland sees progress taking place within the United States Greco-Roman program. He sees accountability and ownership. He sees a desire to compete with the global Greco powers and a willingness to pay the price to get there. “There’s definitely been progress,” Lindland said. “We’ve got great guys. It’s about them. They [more]

Pro swim league to debut in U.S., Europe

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LOS ANGELES — A new professional league for elite swimmers will debut this year with U.S. and foreign-based teams competing in a mixed gender format with athletes being paid. Five-time Olympic champion Katie Ledecky will compete for one of the International Swimming League’s eight teams – four based in the U.S. and four in Europe. [more]

US edges Canada 3-2 in women’s hockey worlds in Finland

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ESPOO, Finland (AP) Annie Pankowski scored the winning goal on a second-period power play Saturday, leading the United States to a 3-2 victory over Canada at the women’s world hockey championships. Hilary Knight and Kendall Coyne Schofield also scored for the Americans while goalie made Alex Rigsby made 31 saves. Pankowksi put a slap shot [more]