ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest from the skiing world championships (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Lindsey Vonn has convinced Ingemar Stenmark to come to her last race. Vonn says, “I’ve been texting him and he wasn’t planning on being here and I was like, ‘Please, please, please,’ and soRead More →

ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest from the skiing world championships (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Lindsey Vonn is struggling with a rib problem. After completing the downhill portion of the combined as a training run, Vonn says, “I’m a little stiff still. I actually feel pretty decent. It’s justRead More →

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Captain Rohit Sharma dashed a half-century from 28 balls and Rishabh Pant made an unbeaten 40 as India beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the second Twenty20 to level the three-match series at 1-1 on Friday. New Zealand won the first match by 80Read More →

ARE, Sweden (AP) — Lindsey Vonn is using Friday’s Alpine combined race at the world championships as a training run for the final race of her career. Vonn will test the course in the downhill portion then sit out the slalom leg as she prepares for Sunday’s downhill race, afterRead More →

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Six people have been arrested and released on bail in connection with last month’s killing in Ghana of an undercover journalist who exposed a high-ranking official at FIFA as corrupt, police said on Friday. David Eklu, director general of police public affairs, said the arrests onRead More →

Here are some things to watch in Southeastern Conference basketball this week: GAME OF THE WEEK Auburn at No. 21 LSU: Auburn’s bounced back from a tough stretch to win three games in a row. The Tigers (16-6, 5-4 Southeastern Conference) are also starting to get healthy: 6-foot-11 Austin WileyRead More →

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND No. 2 Duke at No. 3 Virginia. The first matchup of these ACC co-leaders was a classic. The second could be even better — because this time, the Blue Devils willRead More →

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will be able to compete at next year’s Paralympics in Tokyo after being reinstated Friday, more than two years after the country was suspended for widespread doping. The IPC ruled reforms to crack down on doping and limit government interference are enough to allow Russia toRead More →

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers say they expect to collect enough obsolete electronic devices by the end of March to reach the amount that will be required to manufacture all Olympic and Paralympic medals. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics open in just over 500 days and all medals will beRead More →

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers say they expect to collect enough obsolete electronic devices by the end of March to reach the amount that will be required to manufacture all Olympic and Paralympic medals. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics open in just over 500 days and all medals will beRead More →

BASKETBALL NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After Anthony Davis found out he wouldn’t be traded, the six-time All-Star learned the New Orleans Pelicans will let him suit up for the remainder of the season. While Davis had stated publicly that he’s ready to move on from New Orleans, he also hadRead More →

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs took a long, hard look at themselves over the winter. There was nowhere else to go. Chicago begins spring training with largely the same group of players who blew a five-game lead in the NL Central last September and lost to Colorado in 13Read More →

John Mozeliak has built enough championship clubs in St. Louis that he immediately recognized after the Cardinals failed to make the playoffs last season that changes needed to be made. The president of baseball operations also knew they were close. So with an aggressive approach to the offseason, Mozeliak tradedRead More →

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The score climbs as the clock ticks down. Many fans have started to leave or are already gone. The regulars start to come off the floor, sometimes individually, sometimes as a group after their day’s work is done. At the end of the bench, a groupRead More →

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — This breakout season for Nebraska has broken down. The Cornhuskers sat 11-2 on New Year’s Day, were in the national polls for the first time since 2014 and on pace to have their highest scoring team since the mid-1990s. They were playing like the team thatRead More →

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – CJ McCollum had 30 points, including seven 3-pointers, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the San Antonio Spurs their third straight loss with a 127-118 victory on Thursday night. Damian Lillard added 24 points and nine assists for the Blazers, who were coming off a lossRead More →

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Ford scored 28 points, Malik Fitts had 12 of his 14 in the second half Thursday night and Saint Mary’s defeated Pacific 78-66. Ford’s 3-pointer with seconds left in the first half put the Gaels (15-9, 6-3 West Coast Conference) on top 42-39 at theRead More →

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Trail Blazers expected that a team like San Antonio would mount a rally. The key was withstanding it. CJ McCollum had 30 points, including seven 3-pointers, and Portland handed the Spurs their third straight loss with a 127-118 victory on Thursday night. The Blazers ledRead More →

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — T.J. Haws scored 22 points, Yoeli Childs added 17 points with 11 rebounds and BYU handed Portland its 11th straight loss, 83-48 on Thursday night. The Cougars (15-10, 7-3 West Coast Conference) had their best defensive half of the season, holding the Pilots (7-18, 0-10) toRead More →

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Nashville Predators know they might well end up seeing Dallas in the first round of the playoffs, and that made protecting home ice even more crucial after a loss here to the Stars only six days ago. Ryan Johansen scored 43 seconds into overtime andRead More →