The Latest: Hirscher wins slalom, leads Austrian clean sweep
ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest on skiing world championships (all times local): ___ 3:30 p.m. Marcel Hirscher led an Austrian clean sweep in the slalom by winning by 0.65 seconds for a record-tying seventh career gold medal at the world championships.
The ski king is back: Hirscher takes big lead in slalom
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Marcel Hirscher swept into the finish area and wagged his finger triumphantly in front of the camera. The message was clear: The ski king is back.
At All-Star Game, Anthony Davis finds himself in spotlight
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Anthony Davis isn't completely sure if he's going to play in Sunday's All-Star game. He doesn't know how much the New Orleans Pelicans will have him play the rest of this season.
New-look Daytona 500 has a certain throwback feel
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Among those trying to win the Daytona 500 this year are a Florida watermelon farmer, a short-track champion from New England, a television analyst and a 22-year-old whose career nearly was derailed by a brain tumor.
No. 5 Kentucky upsets No. 1 Tennessee 86-69 in top-5 matchup
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.
Tatum, Harris, Diallo win titles at All-Star Saturday
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Boston's Jayson Tatum got his gamewinner from midcourt. Oklahoma City's Hamidou Diallo went over Shaquille O'Neal to help win his trophy.
The Latest: OKC's Diallo leaps over Shaq to win dunk contest
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Oklahoma City's Hamidou Diallo is the NBA's slam dunk champion.
Thomas leaves Riviera with 1-shot lead and long day ahead
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods had Riviera rocking with cheers that could be heard a half-mile away, three birdies and an eagle in his opening four holes for his hottest start on the PGA Tour in nearly 10 years.
Adam Silver's annual NBA address keys on competitive balance
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Milwaukee has the best record in the NBA, Denver has its coaching staff at the All-Star Game and Sacramento is in position to end the league's longest current playoff drought.
Barrett has triple-double, No. 2 Duke beats NC State, 94-78
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — RJ Barrett always seems to do it all for No. 2 Duke. This time, it showed up on the stat sheet. The freshman had the program's first triple-double in 13 years, finishing with 23 points, 11 rebounds and a season-high 10 assists in the Blue Devils' 94-78 victory over North Carolina State on Saturday night.
Game changer: Tebow enters Mets camp 'all in' on baseball
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — By now, Tim Tebow has shown he belongs in professional baseball. He's fully committed to the game and much more comfortable on the field.
Ichiro back in M's camp at 45 with chance to play at home
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki fluidly went through a variety of stretches on the floor in the Seattle Mariners clubhouse even before going onto the field.
Michael Annett wins Xfinity Series opener at Daytona
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Michael Annett stretched the Speedweeks streak of first-time winners to three with a victory Saturday in the Xfinity Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway.
No. 23 Iowa St's 3-point barrage beats No. 18 K-State, 78-64
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Iowa State was drilled at home by TCU a week ago, then had to sit around without another game until Saturday, left to brood over its uphill climb to get back into the Big 12 race.
Ready, Aim, Tweet; Brown fires at Roethlisberger, Tomlin
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Antonio Brown's laundry list of issues with the Pittsburgh Steelers appears to include a problem with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's leadership style and how head coach Mike Tomlin treated the Pro Bowl wide receiver during the regular-season finale against Cincinnati.
Tim Tebow says he advised Kyler Murray to follow his heart
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Before picking football over baseball, Kyler Murray got some advice from another famous two-sport star.
No. 6 Michigan starts fast, beats No. 24 Maryland 65-52
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — After a startling loss at last-place Penn State earlier in the week, Michigan coach John Beilein had a pretty good idea how his team would respond.
City overcomes stubborn Newport to reach FA Cup quarters
Manchester City broke through Newport's stubborn defense in the second half to beat the fourth-tier side 4-1 in the FA Cup on Saturday, although the result wasn't as straightforward as the scoreline suggested.
Column: Stiffing your caddie is never a good look
Matt Kuchar could have avoided a lot of damage by keeping his wallet open and his mouth closed. Like many of golf's entitled multimillionaires, though, he simply didn't have a clue.
Shiffrin skis through sickness to 'sweetest' win of career
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin couldn't breathe. She felt like she was suffocating. She had no energy, and self-doubt had set in.
The Latest: Shiffrin calls Swedish fan up to stage
ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest on the skiing world championships (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Mikaela Shiffrin was joined by her Swedish good luck charm again during her slalom victory.
Perfect Storm: The 500 and fight that changed NASCAR forever
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The first break came with the massive blizzard that wreaked havoc on the East Coast, essentially locking television viewers in their homes.
AP Was There: Petty wins fight-marred 1979 Daytona 500
EDITOR'S NOTE __ Having grown up in Ohio, I had never seen a NASCAR race in person until the weekend of racing that climaxed with the Feb.