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Vonn completes Haus im Ennstal hat-trick
January 10, 2010 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on Vonn completes Haus im Ennstal hat-trick

American Lindsey Vonn blitzed her rivals again to secure a hat-trick of wins this weekend in the Austrian resort of Haus Im Ennstal after taking victory in a World Cup super-G on Sunday.

Roddick beats Stepanek to win Brisbane final
January 10, 2010 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on Roddick beats Stepanek to win Brisbane final

American Andy Roddick survived a determined fightback from defending champion Radek Stepanek to win the Brisbane International final Sunday.

Ice hockey-Russian clubs handed heavy fines after mass brawl
January 10, 2010 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on Ice hockey-Russian clubs handed heavy fines after mass brawl

The Continental Hockey League (KHL) handed heavy penalties on Sunday to Vityaz Chekhov and Avangard Omsk after their match had been abandoned following an ugly brawl.

Tiger Woods must risk embarrassment and humiliation: Harmon
January 10, 2010 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on Tiger Woods must risk embarrassment and humiliation: Harmon

Tiger Woods’s former coach Butch Harmon believes the world number one must risk the humiliation and embarrassment of a full and frank news conference over his infidelities before he can get on with his life.

Angola squander four-goal lead as Togo fly home
January 10, 2010 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on Angola squander four-goal lead as Togo fly home

The African Nations Cup kicked off Sunday in dramatic style with eight goals scored in the tournament’s opening match and Togo flying home.

Hornets repulse Wizards for sixth consecutive win
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The New Orleans Hornets took control in the fourth quarter to defeat the troubled Washington Wizards 115-110 and win their sixth consecutive game on Sunday.

Ravens stun New England in AFC wild card game
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The Baltimore Ravens stunned New England 33-14 in the AFC wild card game on Sunday to hand the Patriots their first home playoff loss since 1978.

Jeremy Irons to star in “The Borgias” TV show
January 10, 2010 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on Jeremy Irons to star in “The Borgias” TV show

Scheming Italian renaissance family “The Borgias” will be the subject of a U.S. television series next year, with Oscar-winning British actor Jeremy Irons playing the starring role.

Stritch does Sondheim in patchy tribute
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Elaine Stritch turns 85 next month, but nobody can accuse her of slacking off.

NBC says it will lose money on Vancouver Olympics
January 10, 2010 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on NBC says it will lose money on Vancouver Olympics

U.S. television network NBC said on Sunday it would lose money for the first time on the winter Olympics, which starts in Vancouver in February.

NBC in embarrassing retreat on prime time Leno show
January 10, 2010 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on NBC in embarrassing retreat on prime time Leno show

NBC retreated on Sunday from its controversial bid to shake up prime time U.S. television, saying it was “going back to basics” with traditional dramas and comedies to try to rebuild audiences and its reputation.

“Avatar” box office hits $1.3 billion worldwide
January 10, 2010 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on “Avatar” box office hits $1.3 billion worldwide

“Avatar” ruled the worldwide box office for a fourth weekend on Sunday, creeping closer to the all-time record held by writer/director James Cameron’s earlier effort “Titanic,” distributor 20th Century Fox said on Sunday.