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    BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) — The women’s World Cup racing has been canceled for a second straight day due to fog in southern Bulgaria. Organizers called off the super-G event in Bansko on Saturday following a…

  • Lewis leads LPGA Thailand by 1 after round 3

    CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Stacy Lewis held on to lead Amy Yang by one stroke at the LPGA Thailand despite a dismal third-round 73 on Saturday. Leading overnight by three shots, after a second-round 64,…

  • A year after meeting Tiger, Indian golfer on the rise

    The best golfer in India played before an enormous gallery with the kind of buzz that is rare for his country. Anirban Lahiri wound up the winner, a day he won’t forget. Except that he…

  • Drama at the end: New Zealand beats Australia at World Cup

    Four years in the making, the Cricket World Cup pool match between New Zealand and Australia lived up to all the hype. Not long before Australia’s final wicket fell after scoring a paltry 151 runs…

  • France leads Nordic combined team sprint after ski jump

    FALUN, Sweden (AP) — France led after the ski jump portion of the Nordic combined team sprint event Saturday at the Nordic skiing world championships. Francois Braud and Jason Lamy Chappuis earned a total of…

  • China’s famed Shaolin temple plans big project in Australia

    BEIJING (AP) — China’s Shaolin Temple, historically known for its martial arts traditions but which recently has gained a reputation for aggressive commercialization, is planning to build a $297 million complex in Australia that would…

  • Kingsbury wins 6th straight World Cup event to claim title

    TAZAWAKO, Japan (AP) — Mikael Kingsbury of Canada won his sixth straight World Cup moguls event on Saturday to clinch his fourth overall title. Kingsbury received 88.17 points to improve to 629 points in the…

  • Illinois team desperate for wins sees young shooters fade

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is fighting for a shot at the NCAA tournament while missing the scoring that kept the team afloat in January. With leading scorer Rayvonte Rice out almost all of that…

  • McIlroy lasts only 2 days in American return

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — As far as star power goes, the PGA Tour is like a fireworks show in the rain. The Phoenix Open was more high-charged than ever this year with the…

  • Daytona winner Logano takes Atlanta pole; 13 cars shut out

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Joey Logano is on quite a roll, following up his victory in the Daytona 500 by taking the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. NASCAR is…

  • Blazers come from behind for 115-112 win over Thunder

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After the Portland Trail Blazers overcame Russell Westbrook’s third straight triple-double, Damian Lillard sensed his team was recapturing its form of earlier this season. Oklahoma City can only hope it didn’t…

  • Kosir wins snowboard World Cup to take overall lead

    ASAHIKAWA, Japan (AP) — Zan Kosir of Slovenia won the World Cup parallel giant slalom snowboard event on Saturday to move into first place in the overall standings. Kosir edged Patrick Bussler of Germany in…

  • Friday’s College Baseball Scores

    SOUTH Alabama 6, Louisiana-Lafayette 4 Auburn 6, Jacksonville St. 4 Blue Mountain at Bethel (Tenn.), ccd. Bowling Green 13, E. Kentucky 10 Canisius at Kentucky, ccd. Charlotte 1, NC State 0 Clemson 11, South Carolina…

  • Ellington’s big 4th quarter helps Lakers beat Bucks 101-93

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — No matter that Wayne Ellington missed his first six shots through three quarters. He never lost his shooter’s mentality, and it paid off in the final six minutes of the game,…

  • NBA Team Statistics

    Includes games of Friday, February 27, 2015 Team Offense G Pts Avg Golden State 56 6173 110.2 L.A. Clippers 59 6298 106.7 Phoenix 59 6273 106.3 Dallas 60 6327 105.5 Toronto 58 6056 104.4 Houston…