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  • FIFA rules out video tech, hours before incident in EPL

    HOLYWOOD, Northern Ireland (AP) — Soccer’s rule-makers ruled out the imminent use of video technology on Saturday, hours before the wrong Sunderland player appeared to be sent off at Manchester United. Sunderland defender John O’Shea…

  • Men’s World Cup Downhill Results

    Saturday At Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany 1. Hannes Reichelt, Austria, 1:11.90. 2. Romed Baumann, Austria, 1:11.91. 3. Matthias Mayer, Austria, 1:12.14. 4. Silvano Varettoni, Italy, 1:12.18. 5. Dominik Paris, Italy, 1:12.21. 6. Marco Sullivan, United States, 1:12.29.…

  • Reichelt leads Austrian World Cup downhill sweep

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Hannes Reichelt led the second Austrian sweep in as many weekends by winning a shortened World Cup downhill on the Kandahar slope on Saturday. Two weeks after an Austrian failed to…

  • Hamilton hones Mercedes with fastest time at F1 testing

    MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes at the top of the timesheet for a second straight day of Formula One preseason testing on Saturday. The defending F1 champion steered his way late in…

  • NASCAR-Camping World Truck-Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 Lineup

    After Saturday qualifying; race Saturday At Atlanta Motor Speedway Hampton, Ga. Lap length: 1.54 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (29) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 177.045 mph. 2. (11) Ben Kennedy, Toyota, 176.684. 3. (4) Erik…

  • Meyers Taylor, Garrett give US historic bobsled title

    WINTERBERG, Germany (AP) — Elana Meyers Taylor and pusher Cherrelle Garrett beat three German crews to win the United States’ first ever World Championship women’s bobsled title on Saturday. The Americans led after the first…

  • Safarova beats Azarenka to win the Qatar Open

    DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Lucie Safarova beat Victoria Azarenka in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3 to clinch the Qatar Open on Saturday. It was her sixth career title and first since Qubec City in 2013. “It’s…

  • Environmental activists disrupt meeting by Olympic officials

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Environmental activists have disrupted a meeting by top Olympic officials in Rio de Janeiro. Activists forced their way into the lobby of the luxury hotel where International Olympic Committee president…

  • Defending champ Federer beats Djokovic to defend Dubai title

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Defending champion Roger Federer won his seventh Dubai Championships title and second of the year defeating No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-3, 7-5 on Saturday. Federer came into the match…

  • Knicks say former player Anthony Mason has died

    NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Mason, the rugged power forward who was a defensive force in the NBA from the 1990s into the early 21st century, has died. He was 48. The Knicks confirmed Mason’s…

  • The Honda Classic Scores

    Saturday At PGA National (Champion Course) Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Purse: $6.1 million Yardage: 7,140; Par: 70 Second Round Padraig Harrington 67-66—133 Patrick Reed 67-67—134 Ian Poulter 71-64—135 Brendan Steele 66-69—135 Luke Donald 69-67—136 Russell…

  • The Honda Classic Par Scores

    Saturday At PGA National (Champion Course) Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Purse: $6.1 million Yardage: 7,140; Par: 70 Second Round Padraig Harrington 67-66—133 -7 Patrick Reed 67-67—134 -6 Ian Poulter 71-64—135 -5 Brendan Steele 66-69—135 -5…

  • Harrington takes 36-hole lead at Honda Classic

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Padraig Harrington felt like a three-time major champion long enough to take the lead after 36 holes of the Honda Classic. Harrington hit the ball where he was looking…

  • Youth hockey players escape injury in rink roof collapse

    CANTON, Mass. (AP) — A youth hockey team escaped without injury when part of a snow-weighted roof collapsed at a Massachusetts skating rink. Police in Canton say everyone is safe and accounted for after Saturday…

  • Lady Vols coach Warlick has broken bone in right wrist

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Holly Warlick has a broken bone in her right wrist after slipping on the ice while on campus. Warlick said she slipped Wednesday. After coaching the sixth-ranked Lady Vols’…