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  • The Latest: LeBron amused by fuss over Lue coaching

    TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Friday’s events at the NBA’s All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local): ___ 3:55 p.m. LeBron James is amused over all the fuss that accompanied Tyronn Lue getting the…

  • Broncos basking in glory of first title since ’99

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — While general manager John Elway maps out plans to keep his team intact, the Denver Broncos are enjoying the spoils of their Super Bowl victory. There’s the talk show circuit, anticipation…

  • Austrian team doctor dies day after collapsing at ski venue

    INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — The Austrian ski federation says its team doctor Michael Sachs has died in a hospital in Sion, one day after he collapsed before a women’s World Cup downhill training in Crans…

  • Over and out: Some MLB teams open with little playoff shot

    Spring training is a time for optimism, when players bask under the warm sun of Florida and Arizona while fans dream about their team reaching the bright lights of October. For Atlanta, Cincinnati, Milwaukee and…

  • Texas lurking near top of Big 12 as ‘havoc’ takes hold

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — “Havoc” is finally taking hold at Texas, where first-year coach Shaka Smart and the No. 24 Longhorns have shaken off a slow start to join the hunt for the Big 12…

  • NBA All-Star Game Roster

    All-Star Game: Feb. 14 At Air Canada Centre Toronto i-injured, will not play; r-replacement EASTERN CONFERENCE Starters Years No. Player Pos Ht Wt A-S 3 Dwyane Wade, Heat G 6-4 220 12 7 Carmelo Anthony,…

  • Stanford ace Cal Quantrill works back from elbow surgery

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Cal Quantrill took his moment to be downright mad. Sad and emotional, too. He called home to tell his parents his elbow was seriously hurt and he needed surgery, then he…

  • Tour operators say Zika could be bad for Olympics business

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — If the Zika virus — or fear of it — keeps spreading, the head of a sports travel agency handling tour packages for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics fears for…

  • The Latest: Board decides to start Iditarod near Anchorage

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the start location of this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Organizers have decided that a lack of snow in the…

  • Friday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL National League CHICAGO CUBS — Claimed LHP C.J. Riefenhauser off waivers from Baltimore Designated LHP Edgar Olmos for assignment. American Association KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Released RHP Dustin Loggins. FOOTBALL National Football League GREEN…

  • Packers bring back defensive tackle Letroy Guion

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have re-signed defensive tackle Letroy Guion, a move that could impact the return of fellow lineman B.J. Raji. General manager Ted Thompson announced the signing on Friday. A…

  • Chipper Jones, Hines Ward in Georgia Hall of Fame class

    MACON, Ga. (AP) — Former Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones and four-time Pro Bowler Hines Ward are among eight who will be inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame this month. Jones retired in…

  • Barcelona-Real Madrid rivalry spills into Copa del Rey final

    MADRID (AP) — The rivalry between Real Madrid and Barcelona has spilled into the Copa del Rey final, a match in which Madrid isn’t even playing. Barcelona will face Sevilla in the final in May,…

  • 2016 Hall of Fame Finalists

    By The Associated Press North American Committee Finalists Charles “Lefty” Driesell (Coach) Darell Garretson (Referee) Robert Hughes (Coach) Allen Iverson (Player) Tom Izzo (Coach) Kevin Johnson (Player) John Mclendon (Coach) Shaquille O<Neal (Player) Bo Ryan…

  • APNewsBreak: Feds open broad bias probe into Iowa athletics

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa is facing a wide-ranging federal civil rights investigation into allegations that its athletics department does not provide equal opportunities for female athletes, correspondence obtained by The…