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Bubba Watson hits his second shot on the second hole during the third round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 17, 2018 - 11:35 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bubba Watson started with a 7-iron that stopped rolling 18 inches from the cup for a tap-in eagle . He chipped in for birdie. He moved the ball left and right, whatever Riviera required, and finished with a 6-under 65 for a one-shot lead Saturday in the Genesis Open. Yes, golf is...
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Vegas Golden Knights right wing Reilly Smith (19) shoots for a goal against Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)
February 17, 2018 - 11:34 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It was a great time for Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley to visit the locker room after their latest win. The Golden Knights had just beaten one of the NHL's Original Six teams, set another record for an expansion team in its inaugural season, and they also leapfrogged the...
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Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver (23) and Norense Odiase (32) defend as Baylor forward Terry Maston (31) dunks in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
February 17, 2018 - 11:12 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Terry Maston is emerging as a go-to guy for the surging Baylor Bears. No. 7 Texas Tech hopes it didn't just lose top scorer Keenan Evans for any length of time. Maston scored 24 points to lead the Bears to a 59-57 victory over the Red Raiders, whose seven-game winning streak...
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Utah Jazz's Donovan Mitchell goes up for a dunk during the NBA All-Star basketball Slam Dunk contest, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 17, 2018 - 10:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Saturday (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Rookie Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz put on a show in the slam dunk contest to cap off NBA All-Star Saturday. Mitchell edged Larry Nance Jr. by two points, sealing his victory with a close approximation of the...
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In this photo taken Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, gold medalist in the women's super-G Ester Ledecka, of Czech Republic, ate a post-victory dinner at Kentucky Fried Chicken at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (AP Photo/Eddie Pells)
February 17, 2018 - 10:40 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:40 p.m. How do Olympians celebrate winning gold medals? If you're Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic, you go to KFC. Ledecka had a surprise victory Saturday in the super-G at the Pyeongchang Olympics. She'...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, left, drives past Miami Heat's Tyler Johnson in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Cleveland. LeBron James says he will not stick to sports. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar reiterated his determination to speak out on social issues and the nation’s political climate Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 during his media availability for the NBA All-Star Game. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
February 17, 2018 - 10:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James says he will not stick to sports. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar reiterated his determination to speak out on social issues and the nation's political climate Saturday during his media availability for the NBA All-Star Game. "I will not just shut up and dribble,"...
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National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver speaks to the media during All-Star basketball game festivities, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 17, 2018 - 9:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver believes the league's players and referees are on their way to forging an improved relationship. In his state-of-the-league news conference before the All-Star Saturday festivities at Staples Center, Silver said the NBA "should be playing a very...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in passes journalists during a visit to the Main Press Center at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
February 17, 2018 - 8:31 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Saturday that he hopes his efforts to engage rival North Korea at the Olympics will also lead to better ties between the North and its other major rival, Washington, as well as help set up talks on ridding the North of its...
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An athlete trains at the Yongpyong Alpine Center at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 17, 2018 - 8:17 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The world's best male Alpine skier, Marcel Hirscher, will compete for his second gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics. Hirscher starts as the favorite in the giant slalom Sunday at Yongpyong Alpine Center. He's already got a gold medal from his first event, the...
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South Carolina guard Hassani Gravett (2) drives to the hoop against Auburn forward Desean Murray (13) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
February 17, 2018 - 7:33 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Frank Booker scored 19 points, and South Carolina built a 26-point lead before holding on to defeat No. 10 Auburn 84-75 on Saturday, ending the Gamecocks' six-game losing streak. The Tigers (23-4, 11-3 Southeastern Conference) had won seven of their past eight and were heavy...
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