Five-time Olympian Clark embraces mentor role

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (BP) — Kelly Clark remembers every detail about the day that changed her life when she was a 14-year-old high school freshman. She had recorded the snowboarding competition during the Olympics in Nagano, Japan. It was the first year for snowboarding to be an Olympic event. After...

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Actor Hails Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Nick Foles In Newspaper Ad

AP/Matt York AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Matthew McConaughey is congratulating fellow Texan and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles on his Super Bowl win. The actor took out a full-page ad in the Austin American-Statesman on Sunday. It reads: “From one local to another, Congratulations Nick Foles. just keep livin, Matthew McConaughey.” McConaughey...

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Obamas’ Portraits Unveiled

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Barack Obama speaks, people listen. At least they did when he was in the White House. But that kind of authority didn’t hold much sway when it came time for his presidential portrait. At a ceremony Monday to unveil portraits of him and former first lady...

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How Cold Is Too Cold For The Winter Olympics?

GRAHAM DUNBAR and HOWARD FENDRICH ,  AP Sports Writers PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Winter Olympics are supposed to be cold, of course. Just maybe not THIS cold. Wind and ice pellets left Olympic snowboarders simply trying to stay upright in conditions that many felt were unfit for competition, the...

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