Dave Skretta, The Associated Press

Dave Skretta

The Associated Press

Lenexa, KS, United States

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Past articles by David:

Remarkable rookie Kwan delivers again, Guardians beat Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The only big mistake that Cleveland rookie Steven Kwan has made during his first four big league games came in left field, where he was trying to rush a catch-and-throw to the plate and had a flyball bounce off the heel of his glove. → Read More

Tar Heels, Jayhawks enter NCAA title tilt with common roots

The story of college basketball can be traced largely from the base of Mount Oread on the campus of Kansas, where the inventor of the game was also the school's first coach, and across the heartland and down Tobacco Road to North Carolina, where so much of its history has been made. → Read More

Kansas cruises to 81-65 win over Villanova in Final Four

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ochai Agbaji followed a celebrating stream of Kansas players off the floor at the Final Four, their shouts of “One more!” echoing all the way up the tunnel of t… → Read More

NCAA: North Carolina upsets rival Duke, joins Kansas for title game

North Carolina beats rival Duke in Final Four, ending coach Mike Krzyzewski's career and setting up title game vs Kansas. → Read More

Louisville beats Michigan 62-50 to return to Final Four

Hailey Van Lith scored 22 points, Olivia Cochran made a series of crucial baskets in the final minutes, and Louisville held off Michigan 62-50 to return to the Final Four for the fourth time in program history → Read More

2022 Final Four: Duke-UNC, Kansas-Villanova set for epic showdowns

Duke and North Carolina will tip-off Saturday night in the Final Four in New Orleans. The winner of their showdown at the Superdome will get Kansas or Villanova in the title game. → Read More

Duke-Carolina, Kansas-Nova set for epic Final Four showdowns

It will be the final trip to college basketball's biggest stage for Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski, who is chasing his sixth national championship. → Read More

Sui, Han earn Olympic gold at last in pairs figure skating

Sui Wenjing and Han Cong captured the Olympic gold medal that eluded them by a razor-thin margin four years ago → Read More

Allowed to compete in Olympics despite positive drug test, Kamila Valieva fails to medal in figure skating

Kamila Valieva — at the center of the latest Russian doping controversy — tumbled out of the medals altogether with a mistake-filled end to her Olympic dream. → Read More

Allowed to compete in Olympics despite positive drug test, Kamila Valieva fails to medal in figure skating

Kamila Valieva — at the center of the latest Russian doping controversy — tumbled out of the medals altogether with a mistake-filled end to her Olympic dream. → Read More

Shcherbakova wins figure skating gold as Valieva collapses

Anna Shcherbakova won a stunning gold medal in women's figure skating at the Beijing Games on Thursday night, relying on her experience to deliver a clean performance, while Russian teammate Kamila Valieva tumbled out of the medals in a mistake-filled end to her controversial Olympics. → Read More

Russian skating dominance less about drugs, more about math

The dominance of Russian women in Olympic figure skating has less to do with performance-enhancing drugs and more to do with something much simpler: math → Read More

Did Kamila Valieva get a medal in figure skating?

The Russian athlete was expected to win gold headed into the free skating portion of the event. → Read More

Valieva wins 1st place in Olympic women's short program

Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva, the heavily favored 15-year-old dynamo at the center of the latest Olympic doping scandal, overcame an early mistake to lead after the women’s short program at the Beijing Games on Tuesday night. → Read More

'Tired' Valieva to skate at Olympics after doping ruling

Worn out after a grueling doping hearing, Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva said she was happy nonetheless after being allowed to skate Tuesday in the women's short program at the Beijing Olympics. → Read More

'Tired' Valieva to skate at Olympics after doping ruling

BEIJING (AP) — Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva was worn out after a grueling doping hearing ended with her being allowed to skate Tuesday in the women's short program at → Read More

With Valieva cleared, Russian 'Quad Squad' out for sweep

The biggest barrier between Russian figure skating star Kamila Valieva and another Olympic gold medal is no longer a panel of judges holed up in a Beijing hotel room but rather the teammates she practices with every day. → Read More

Olympic court: Valieva will testify in doping case hearing

Just 30 minutes ahead of the hearing’s start, Court of Arbitration for Sport director general Matthieu Reeb said Valieva was scheduled to speak by video to the panel. → Read More

Nathan Chen wins Olympic gold in men's figure skating, 1st American since 2010

Nathan Chen won Olympic gold at the Beijing Games and became the first U.S. figure skating champion since Evan Lysacek in 2010. → Read More

Nathan Chen's near-perfect skate wins long-sought Olympic gold. His performance, in photos.

Nathan Chen has won his long-sought Olympic gold with a near-perfect free skate. Relive his performance, in photos. → Read More