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  • Reichelt leads Austrian World Cup downhill sweep

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Hannes Reichelt led an Austrian sweep of a shortened downhill race on the Kandahar slope for his 10th career World Cup victory on Saturday. Reichelt, the super-G world champion, had been…

  • 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. New York Knicks spokesman…

  • World Sprint Speedskating Championships Results

    Saturday At Astana, Kazakhstan Men 500 — 1, Pavel Kulizhnikov, Russia, 34.56. 2, Michel Mulder, Netherlands, 34.84. 3, Laurent Dubreuil, Canada, 34.89. 4, Roman Krech, Kazakhstan, 34.92. 5, Ruslan Murashov, Russia, 34.95. 6, Aleksey Yesin,…

  • FIFA wary on video tech, calling it ‘biggest decision ever’

    HOLYROOD, Northern Ireland (AP) — There is no prospect of referees being allowed to defer to video replays soon, with soccer’s rule-makers saying more information on the technology is required before in-game trials can go…

  • Snowboard Parallel Giant Slalom World Cup Results

    Saturday At Asahikawa, Japan Men Big Final 1. Zan Kosir, Slovenia. 2. Patrick Bussler, Germany. Small Final 3. Stanislav Detkov, Russia. 4 Cristoph Mick, Italy. Quarterfinals 5. Alexander Bergmann, Germany. 6. Justin Reiter, United States.…

  • Meyers Taylor, Garrett win 1st US women’s bobsled title

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

  • No. 1 Kentucky host Arkansas…MVC title on the line…Honda Classic behind schedule

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Top-ranked Kentucky is expected to have a battle on its hands when it hosts No. 18 Arkansas in a key SEC match-up. The Wildcats have been rolling lately in improving their…

  • Joburg Open Leading Scores

    Saturday At Royal Johannesburg and Kensington GC Johannesburg Purse: $1.45 million Third Round Played on East Course e-East Course: 7,677 yards, par-72 w-West Course: 7,228 yards, par-71 Wallie Coetsee, South Africa 66e-65w-70—201 Steve Webster, England…

  • Brazilian swimmer Joao Gomes Jr. gets 6-month doping ban

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian swimmer Joao Gomes Jr. has been banned for six months for a “doping rule violation” by swimming’s world governing body FINA. Gomes tested positive for a banned diuretic at…

  • Honda LPGA Thailand Par Scores

    Saturday At Siam Country Club (Pattaya Old Course) Chonburi, Thailand Purse: $1.5 million Yardage: 6,568; Par: 72 Third Round a-amateur Stacy Lewis 66-64-73—203 -13 Amy Yang 67-66-71—204 -12 Sandra Gal 71-66-68—205 -11 Mirim Lee 67-69-70—206…

  • Honda LPGA Thailand Scores

    Saturday At Siam Country Club (Pattaya Old Course) Chonburi, Thailand Purse: $1.5 million Yardage: 6,568; Par: 72 Third Round a-amateur Stacy Lewis 66-64-73—203 Amy Yang 67-66-71—204 Sandra Gal 71-66-68—205 Mirim Lee 67-69-70—206 Jenny Shin 70-66-70—206…

  • Freestyle Moguls World Cup Results

    Saturday At Tazawako, Japan Men Final 2 1. Mikael Kingsbury, Canada, 88.17 points. 2. Jeremy Cota, United States, 86.33. 3. Alexandr Smyshlyaev, Russia, 81.61. 4. Benjamin Cavet, France, 77.00. 5. Dylan Walczyk, United States, 72.04.…

  • Stolen No. 44 NASCAR race car found in suburban Atlanta

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Police have found the NASCAR race car stolen from a hotel parking lot near Atlanta Motor Speedway. Team XTREME said the car was discovered early Saturday northwest of Atlanta in Gwinnett…

  • Spanish claim leg 4 in Ocean Race by just 4 minutes

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Spanish team MAPFRE, skippered by stand-in Xabi Fernandez, claimed an epic victory in the fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race with just over four minutes to spare after 20…

  • 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,…