• Defending overall ski champion Lara Gut has knee surgery

    GENEVA (AP) — Defending overall World Cup champion Lara Gut has had surgery on her injured left knee.

  • South Korea’s Choi leads short program at Asian Winter Games

    SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Choi Da-bin won the women’s short program in figure skating at the Asian Winter Games on Thursday.

  • USA Hockey head Ogrean looks back on tenure

    BOSTON (AP) — When executive director Dave Ogrean thinks back on his tenure at USA Hockey, the American victory in the inaugural women’s Olympic tournament is among the highlights.

  • Transgender wrestler’s state bid spotlights Texas policy

    EULESS, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old transgender wrestler who qualified for the girls state tournament while transitioning from female to male has become a high-profile test of a year-old Texas policy now being criticized by the attorney who tried to keep the athlete from competing.

  • Lady Vols coach ‘hopeful’ DeShields will play Thursday

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Holly Warlick says she’s “hopeful” that Diamond DeShields will be able to play Thursday against Florida, a week after the junior guard left the court on a stretcher.

  • UConn moves forward with plans for new athletic fields

    STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut’s Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved spending $4.75 million to design its “Athletic District,” which will include new stadiums for soccer, baseball and softball.

  • Top-seeded Kerber reaches quarterfinals in Dubai

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — American teen Catherine “CiCi” Bellis captured her first career Top 10 win on Wednesday when she upset sixth-ranked Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 at the Dubai Tennis Championships.

  • Summer Britcher out of luge finale with shoulder injury

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Summer Britcher will miss the final World Cup luge race of the season because of a shoulder injury she’s battled since November.

  • UH hires new volleyball coach; Shoji retires after 42 years

    HONOLULU (AP) — University of Hawaii head women’s volleyball coach Dave Shoji has officially announced his retirement and one of his former players and assistant coaches has taken over for him.

  • South Korea dominates short track speedskating in Sapporo

    SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — South Korea won three gold medals in short track speedskating on Wednesday at the Asian Winter Games.