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Formula 1 Teams' Association collapses

A group that acts on behalf of Formula One teams is being disbanded because of financial issues, likely giving more control of the sport to Bernie Ecclestone. Formula One Teams' Association secretary general Oliver Weingarten says the organization collapsed over unpaid subscription fees and a failure to strike an agreement for 2014 with all 11 teams. Seven teams were officially...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt's Bowe leaves team for rest of season

Vanderbilt sophomore Heather Bowe will miss the rest of the season after leaving the university due to a violation of the school's academic policy. Bowe - averaging 5.1 points and 4.3 rebounds in 27 games, including 21 starts - is expected to return to the university and the team this summer. Vanderbilt announced Bowe's departure in a release Thursday but did not disclose...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington women fall short at No. 5 Stanford

Freshman guard Kelsey Plum knew what to expect in the rematch against No. 5 Stanford, just 18 days after Washington stunned the Cardinal at Seattle. ''Stanford's a great team,'' Plum said. ''They're well-coached. They have really smart players. You could just feel the energy in the room during warm-ups. They wanted us.'' Stanford got even...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson glad to get 1st spring game out of the way

New Oakland closer Jim Johnson was glad to get through his first outing of the spring with the Athletics, and manager Bob Melvin is allowing him to prepare at his own pace. ''Guys like him you don't worry about,'' Melvin said after the Athletics' 11-3 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday. The A's acquired Johnson, last year's AL saves leader...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

'Nasty' Martinez takes the mound for Cardinals

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By CHUCK KING Associated Press Before joining the Cardinals in the offseason, Jhonny Peralta had only heard about Carlos Martinez's live arm. Getting a firsthand look this spring has made a much bigger impression. ''He's nasty,'' Peralta said. ''He's really good. His fastball has really good, heavy sink. It's hard to...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cotts makes quite a comeback with Rangers

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer Neal Cotts was taking college classes again, making a two-hour drive twice a week to Illinois State. He was 32 years old and it was nearly three years after his last major league appearance. ''I was throwing on the side here and there, but not particularly going gung-ho,'' Cotts said. ''I was doing...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Hammonds' 3 lifts Long Beach St. over Hawaii 63-61

Dan Jennings finished with 15 points and 11 rebounds and Travis Hammonds hit a 3-pointer with 8 seconds to play as Long Beach State beat Hawaii 63-61 Thursday night. Tyler Lamb added 18 points for LBSU (13-14, 9-4 Big West). Davis Rozitis hit a jumper with 3:32 remaining to give Hawaii a five point lead before Lamb hit a 3 just 25 seconds later to make it 60-58. Christian Standhardinger...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago State beats Seattle 84-77 in 3OT

Clarke Rosenberg scored six of his 17 points in triple overtime Thursday night to help lift Chicago State over Seattle University 84-77. Matt Ross also scored 17, Rahjan Muhammad 15, Nate Duhon 13, and Quinton Pippen 12, but Rosenberg's four free throws and jumper in third overtime were key for the Cougars (12-16, 7-6 Western Athletic Conference). Johnny Griffin scored a layup...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 5 Stanford women cruise past Washington, 83-60

Chiney Ogwumike had 32 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 5 Stanford in an 83-60 victory over Washington on Thursday night. Bonnie Samuelson added 14 points for Stanford (27-2, 16-1 Pac-12), while Lili Thompson had 11 and Amber Orrange 10. The Cardinal evened an 87-82 loss to the Huskies on Feb. 9 that snapped Washington's 14-game losing streak to Stanford. Ogwumike fell four...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Payne scores 27, leads LMU past Santa Clara 75-71

Evan Payne tied a career high with 27 points on Thursday night and helped Loyola Marymount hold off Santa Clara in the final minute of a 75-71 win. LMU (12-17, 4-13 West Coast Conference) took a 70-63 lead with 58 seconds to go but missed 3 of 4 free throws to allow SCU (12-18, 5-12) to cut the gap down to 71-69 with 29 seconds left. Payne made two free throws to put the Lions...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Duquesne upsets No. 10 Saint Louis on road, 71-64

Duquesne doesn't have many wins over highly ranked teams away from home. That didn't stop coach Jim Ferry from feeling good about his chances against No. 10 Saint Louis. Micah Mason had 22 points, Jerry Jones added 19 and the Dukes surprised Saint Louis 71-64 on Thursday night to snap the Billikens' school-record, 19-game winning streak. Saint Louis (25-3, 12-1 Atlantic...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

LSU falls short in 72-67 loss to No. 10 Tennessee

Jeanne Kenney didn't sound like a player on a team stuck in a five-game slide. She was too impressed by the way LSU climbed out of a 21-point halftime hole against No. 10 Tennessee before finally succumbing to its old Southeastern Conference nemesis. Kenny scored 17 of her 21 points in the second half, including two 3-pointers and the tying free throws during a late 10-0 run...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes-Avalanche Preview

The Colorado Avalanche and Phoenix Coyotes may have lost their first game after the Olympic break, but they're both looking to build on some positives. One of them will tout more than a moral victory Friday night. The Avalanche look for some improvement defensively while trying to capitalize on the Coyotes' recent struggles on the road. Colorado (37-17-5) has dropped three...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks beat short-handed Bruins 87-83 in 2 OTs

Joseph Young scored 26 points including the go-ahead 3-pointer in the second overtime, and Oregon outlasted short-handed UCLA 87-83 Thursday night. The Bruins played without Jordan Adams and Kyle Anderson, their top two scorers. The sophomore guards were suspended for the game for what first-year coach Steve Alford called a violation of team rules. They're expected to return...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon State completes season sweep of USC 76-66

Roberto Nelson had 14 points and Oregon State managed to hold off a final charge and beat USC 76-66, sweeping the season series on Thursday night. Oregon State (15-12, 7-8 Pac-12) allowed USC to get as close as 69-64 with 1:44 to play. But the Trojans had to foul to extend the game and Oregon State converted the free throws it needed to hang on. Angus Brandt added 13 points for...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Pierce scores 18, Nets rebound in rout of Nuggets

The Brooklyn Nets didn't take long to put their worst loss in more than 10 years behind them. Paul Pierce scored 18 points and the Nets rebounded from a 44-point loss the night before by routing the slumping Denver Nuggets 112-89 on Thursday night. ''We looked fresh after the back-to-back,'' Nets coach Jason Kidd said. ''Normally, we don't look fresh...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild-Canucks Preview

It appears all the Vancouver Canucks needed was a few weeks off to regroup. The Minnesota Wild didn't miss a beat during the layoff. Ryan Kesler could be back as the Canucks try to build on their first win in a month Friday night against the visiting Wild. After dropping its final seven games before the Olympic break, Vancouver (28-24-9) pulled out a 1-0 win over St. Louis...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Brown, Quick lift Kings over Flames 2-0

Dustin Brown had a goal and an assist and Jonathan Quick made 25 saves as the Los Angeles Kings made it back-to-back wins Thursday night with a 2-0 victory over the Calgary Flames. On a night when Calgary honored Canadian Olympians in a pregame ceremony, a pair of Team USA players were the big stars. Quick was steady all night in earning his third shutout of the season and 29th...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal St. Fullerton tops Cal St. Northridge 82-81

Michael Williams scored 23 points and Alex Harris scored 10 of his 16 points in the second half as Cal State Fullerton topped Cal State Northridge 82-81 on Thursday night. Fullerton (10-17, 5-8 Big West Conference) jumped out to a 14-4 lead just more than 5 minutes into the game and never trailed in the contest. Northridge (14-16, 6-8), however, wouldn't go away without a fight...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

UC Irvine beats UCSB 71-60, alone atop Big West

Chris McNealy scored 17 points and UC Irvine defeated UC Santa Barbara 71-60 Thursday night in a matchup of the Big West's first-place teams. Will Davis II added 14 points, Luke Nelson 13 and Mamadou Ndiaye 11 for the Anteaters (19-10, 10-3). UCI made 24 of 30 free throws and outrebounded a UCSB team 36-26 that had the nation's leading rebounder coming in, Alan Williams...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas-Pan American edges CSUB 63-61

Shaquille Hines recorded 18 points and Shaquille Boga 12 as Texas-Pan American withstood a Cal State Bakersfield comeback and won 63-61 on Thursday night. Texas-Pan American (9-20, 5-9 Western Athletic Conference) jumped far in front of the Roadrunners in the first period, leading by as many as 18 points before settling for a 36-20 halftime lead. CS Bakersfield (12-16, 5-9) nibbled...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks-Sabres Preview

The San Jose Sharks picked up where they left off before the Olympic break. Joe Pavelski is glad he didn't. Pavelski looks to build on a hat trick, as the Sharks attempt to beat the last-place Buffalo Sabres for the first time in four years Friday night. San Jose (38-16-6) has won four of five after routing Philadelphia 7-3 on Thursday in its first game in 20 days. The Sharks...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

UC Davis beats Cal Poly 85-73

Avery Johnson scored a career-high 18 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, to lift UC Davis to an 85-73 win over Cal Poly on Thursday night. Georgi Funtarov contributed 17 points and 10 rebounds, his first double-double, while Brynton Lemar and Ryan Sypkens added 14 points apiece for UC Davis (9-19, 4-9 Big West), which snapped a four-game skid and kept its hopes for one of eight...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Warriors-Knicks Preview

The last time Stephen Curry was in Madison Square Garden, he turned in the third-highest scoring effort in the building's history at the time. That memorable performance is now the fourth-best total at "The World's Most Famous Arena" thanks to Carmelo Anthony's record-setting output earlier this season. These prolific scorers will duel Friday night when Curry...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Former No. 1 Tseng hoping to recapture top form

Yani Tseng, the former top-ranked women's golfer, is hoping she can follow Rory McIlroy's example and put a disastrous 2013 season behind her to recapture the form that saw her reach the top of the game. Tseng and McIlroy had similar struggles last year after both experienced great success at a young age and couldn't cope with the heightened expectations and pressure...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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