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Justin Thomas tees off on the ninth hole as third round play continues during the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 17, 2019 - 1:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Thomas, playing so well that even a shank turned into a par, finished off his third round Sunday morning with a 6-under 65 to build a four-shot lead over Adam Scott and J.B. Holmes going straight into the final round of the Genesis Open. The start of the tournament was...
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Kentucky's Reid Travis, top, and Tennessee's Grant Williams chase down a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
February 17, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Tennessee kept rolling for a while after taking over the top spot in The Associated Press college basketball poll, unlike its previous stint at No. 1. The Vols slipped past Vanderbilt, the team that knocked them off the No. 1 perch a decade ago, and stretched their winning streak to a school-record...
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Wolverhampton players celebrate after Ivan Cavaleiro, center left, scored the opening goal during the English FA Cup fifth round soccer match between Bristol City and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Ashton Gate stadium in Bristol, England, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
February 17, 2019 - 12:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — Wolverhampton held on to beat Championship side Bristol City 1-0 to reach the quarterfinals of the FA Cup on Sunday. The second-tier team threatened from a series of set-pieces late in the game but could not find an equalizer against their Premier League opponents who took the lead in...
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NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race grand marshal and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt answers questions during a news conference at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
February 17, 2019 - 12:30 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): ___ 1:15 p.m. J.J. Watt used an offseason film session to prepare for the Daytona 500. The Houston Texans star and Daytona 500 grand marshal watched video of the last decade of celebrities who kicked off the race with the...
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Dell Curry and son's Stephen Curry and Seth Curry are interviewed during the NBA All-Star 3-Point contest, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
February 17, 2019 - 12:09 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on All-Star Weekend. (all times local) 1:05 p.m. When Michael Jordan talks, people tend to listen. Apparently the same goes for his mother, Deloris Jordan. The mother of the six-time NBA champion and Hornets owner delivered an inspirational speech during All-Star...
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Austria's Marcel Hirscher shows the gold and silver medals of the men's slalom and giant slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
February 17, 2019 - 10:38 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest on skiing world championships (all times local): ___ 5:30 p.m. Marcel Hirscher says he has likely skied in his last world championships and could even decide to retire at the end of this season. The Austrian says he will compete in 10 more races this season and then...
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February 17, 2019 - 10:27 am
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Majors home run leader Khris Davis would like a multiyear deal from the Oakland Athletics to stay with the franchise at least three more years. Oakland general manager David Forst has said signing Davis long-term is a top priority, but the team spent the offseason putting pieces...
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Austria's Marcel Hirscher, center, winner of the men's slalom, celebrates with second-placed compatriot Michael Matt, left, and third-placed compatriot Marco Schwarz, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
February 17, 2019 - 9:44 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — If this was to be Marcel Hirscher's last race at the skiing world championships, the Austrian great sure put on a show. Hirscher produced what he described as one of the best runs of his trophy-laden 12-year career, allowing him to coast to victory in the second leg of the slalom...
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Kentucky's Tyler Herro (14) reacts to a play during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Tennessee in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Kentucky won 86-69. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
February 17, 2019 - 9:39 am
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — No. 5 Kentucky got the strong start it sought against No. 1 Tennessee and for a moment was blowing out the Volunteers. Most important was that the Wildcats finished off the Vols on a national stage, just what they needed days after letting one slip away. PJ Washington scored...
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Austria's Marcel Hirscher gets to the finish area after completing the men's giant slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
February 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin defied illness to win the slalom at the skiing world championships. Can Marcel Hirscher do the same? Hirscher, the seven-time overall World Cup champion, will start as the favorite for the last medal event of these championships, even though he is still nursing a...
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