• Massimino, Webber among Hall of Fame finalists

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Glenn Robinson III is the NBA’s new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers’ mascot and a Pacers cheerleader.

  • Friedrich leads Kripps at halfway stage of bobsled worlds

    KOENIGSSEE, Germany (AP) — Germany’s Francesco Friedrich was fastest in both runs to lead Justin Kripps of Canada at the halfway stage of the two-man bobsled world championships on Saturday.

  • Host Japan off to winning start at Asian Winter Games

    SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Japan overpowered defending champion Kazakhstan 6-0 in women’s ice hockey on Saturday, the first day of competition at the Asian Winter Games.

  • Nilsson, Klaebo win cross-country ski World Cup sprints

    OTEPAA, Estonia (AP) — Stina Nilsson laid down a marker for the world championships with victory in a cross-country ski World Cup freestyle sprint on Saturday.

  • 2-time champion Shiffrin leads 1st run of ski worlds slalom

    ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin was imperious in winning a third straight slalom title at the ski world championships on Saturday to retain her unbeaten record at major events.

  • American Salas takes 54-hole lead at Women’s Australian Open

    ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — American Lizette Salas shot a 2-under 71 Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over two Australians and a Thai golfer heading into the final round of the Women’s Australian Open at Royal Adelaide.

  • Canada helps No. 18 UCLA women top No. 9 Washington 90-79

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordin Canada was rehabbing an injury and didn’t practice all week. She didn’t start Friday night, but she sure made an impact.

  • Freshman Moore scores 32, USC beats Washington State

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Minyon Moore scored a season-high 32 points on 8-of-11 shooting to help Southern California beat Washington State 80-64 on Friday night.

  • Wozniacki to face Pliskova in rain-delayed Qatar Open final

    DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Former world No.1 Caroline Wozniacki will face second-seeded Karolina Pliskova in the final of the Qatar Open after both were forced to play back-to-back matches in the quarterfinals and semifinals on Friday night due to rain playing havoc the schedule.

  • No. 4 Florida State women reeling from losses, key injury

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State’s women’s basketball team entered the week with hopes of getting a top seed for the NCAA Tournament. After two straight losses for the first time this season and an injury to the fourth-ranked Seminoles leading scorer, coach Sue Semrau has bigger concerns.