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Spieth enjoys time at Pebble Beach

Jordan Spieth rarely sees a shot as impossible, sometimes when he doesn’t even have a club in his hand.

Roy Williams expected back at next practice

North Carolina Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams is expected to be at the team’s next practice and game following a bout with vertigo that sidelined him for part of Tuesday’s win at Boston College.

Selection Sunday just five weeks away

Five weeks until Selection Sunday. Twenty-five more days in college basketball’s regular season. The season is winding down, and that means constant bubble talk and discussions about seeding.

Court tosses caddie lawsuit against PGA Tour

Caddies lost their class-action lawsuit against the PGA Tour when a federal judge in California ruled they signed a contract with the tour that requires them to wear bibs as part of their uniform and cannot claim that corporate sponsorship on the bibs makes them human billboards.

Ryder Cup team meeting in two weeks

The U.S. Ryder Cup team traditionally starts to take shape at the Memorial when the top players are invited to one of the cottages at Muirfield Village to be fitted for uniforms. Davis Love III wants to get an earlier start in his second stint as captain.

Thunder assistant coach’s wife dies after car accident

The wife of Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams died Wednesday evening at a hospital from injuries suffered in a car crash, police said.

LeBron, Kobe share floor in Cleveland

With 20,000 fans roaring, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James hugged and seemed to be in a world of their own.

Wednesday's NHL Capsules

Games played on Feb. 10, 2016

NHL ROUNDUP: Henrik Lundqvist stopped 34 shots for his third shutout of the season and 58th of his career, leading the New York Rangers past the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-0 on Wednesday night.

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Vanderbilt routs Missouri 86-71 for 2nd win in 3 games

Wade Baldwin IV scored 17 points in leading five starters in double figures, and the Vanderbilt Commodores routed Missouri 86-71 Wednesday night for their second win in three games.

Wednesday's NBA Capsules

Games played on Feb. 10, 2016

NBA ROUNDUP: Will Barton scored 15 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, and Denver held off depleted Detroit, which was without three starters.

Wednesday's Top 25 College Men's Basketball Capsules

Games played on Feb. 10, 2016

COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Retin Obasohan scored 16 points and Alabama held off a big rally from No. 15 Texas A&M for a 63-62 victory Wednesday night, the Aggies' third straight loss.

Wednesday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules

Games played on Feb. 10, 2016

COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Nina Davis scored 19 points, Niya Johnson had 14 assists and No. 4 Baylor stretched its Big 12 winning streak to 11 games with an 81-75 victory over TCU on Wednesday night.

Schwartz set to return from broken ankle for Blues

Starving for offense, the St. Louis Blues are about to get one of their top skill players back.

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Games wind down for Rosburg as Missouri plays Vanderbilt

When the Missouri men’s basketball team self-imposed sanctions Jan. 13, Ryan Rosburg took the biggest blow. As the team’s lone senior, the one-year postseason ban would affect him the most.

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Blair Oaks boys basketball beats Eldon 65-43

After a lackluster first half filled with missed shots and turnovers, it didn’t take a genius to figure out the Blair Oaks Falcons and Eldon Mustangs might try to shake things up in the second half.

Broncos revel in parade amid questions about Manning, Miller

DENVER — It took John Elway 15 years to experience a parade as a quarterback. As an executive, only five.

Spence sparks Jays to win against Kewpies

Rhylin Spence had just six points Tuesday, but he scored them at the right time.

Mississippi football cited in 13 of 28 violations

Mississippi’s football program was cited by the NCAA in nearly half of the 28 rules violations levied against the school in the Notice of Allegations the university recently received, said a person with knowledge of the investigation.

Washington may see most players foul out

Along with a renewed excitement around the surprising success this season for Washington has come a soundtrack.

Pitino still hasn’t had NCAA interview about sex scandal

Coach Rick Pitino said Tuesday morning he is still waiting to be interviewed by the NCAA about an escort’s book allegations that a former Louisville staffer hired her and other dancers for sex parties at the team’s dormitory.