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Kingsbury wins 6th straight World Cup event to claim title

TAZAWAKO, Japan (AP) — Mikael Kingsbury of Canada won his sixth straight World Cup moguls event on Saturday to clinch his fourth overall title.

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Ajinca lifts Pelicans past Heat, 104-102

New Orleans Pelicans center Alexis Ajinca (42) shoots the go-ahead basket against Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside (21) in the final minute of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. The Pelicans won 104-102. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Alexis Ajinca’s recent form is inspiring so much confidence in the Pelicans that marquee players like Eric Gordon are looking for the 7-foot reserve with the game on the line.

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Toronto OF Saunders could return in April after knee surgery

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Michael Saunders leaves the clubhouse on crutches at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Saunders could be sidelined until around the All-Star break after stepping on a sprinkler while shagging fly balls and tearing the meniscus in his left knee on Wednesday. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Michael Saunders had surgery on his left knee Friday and could return to the team sooner than previously expected, perhaps in mid-April.

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Steen scores winner in SO to lift Blues past Jets

St. Louis Blues' Patrik Berglund (21) scores on Winnipeg Jets goaltender Michael Hutchinson (34) as Chris Thorburn (22) defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Alexander Steen got the winning goal in the shootout to lift the St. Louis Blues to a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.

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Maple Leafs hold off Flyers after big trade

Toronto Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf celebrates his goal against the Philadelphia Flyers with teammates during second period of an NHL hockey game in Toronto, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

TORONTO (AP) — Jonathan Bernier’s big game allowed the Maple Leafs to fend off the Flyers.

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