FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Severin Freund helped Germany win the mixed team ski jump event at the Nordic skiing world championships Sunday by doing just enough in the final round to hold off Norway.
Germany led after three of four rounds but Norway's Rune Velta — who beat Freund to the individual normal hill gold on Saturday — put pressure on his rival by soaring 95.5 meters with his team's last jump. Freund did even better, though, jumping 96 meters to secure the gold....
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — For Miami Marlins pitcher Dan Haren, the relocation from Southern California to South Florida will take some getting used to.
The 34-year-old right-hander reported to his new team this week after contemplating retirement, but he made it clear Sunday he still feels the tug of faraway family. Back in Los Angeles are his wife and their children, ages 7 and 5, and such separation is a downside to spring training.
MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Fernando Alonso crashed his McLaren and was taken to the hospital during Formula One preseason testing on Sunday, before Romain Grosjean steered his Lotus to the fastest lap of the week.
Pastor Maldonado had already put Lotus on top of the timesheet on Thursday and Saturday, and Grosjean bettered that by setting the fastest time of the four-day test with a lap of 1 minute, 24.067 seconds.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have waived center Larry Sanders, who has been out since Dec. 23 for personal reasons.
Sanders was suspended by the NBA Jan. 16 for violating the league's drug policy. He was listed as "not with team — personal" for Milwaukee's Feb. 11 game against Sacramento, an indication his suspension ended.
Bucks general manager John Hammond announced the waiver Saturday night, saying it is "in the best interest of our team...
ALHAURIN DE LA TORRE, Spain (AP) — Chris Froome of Sky held off Alberto Contador to win the Andalucia Vuelta on Sunday, to mark the start of the season with a victory over one of his direct rivals for the upcoming grand tours.
Froome finished the five-day race in southern Spain two seconds ahead of his fellow Tour de France winner.
Contador's Movistar teammate Juanjo Lobato won the final stage, a 170-kilometer (105-mile) ride from Montilla to...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — U.S. women's soccer defender Kelley O'Hara says goalkeeper Hope Solo's return from suspension "completes our team."
O'Hara, defender Christie Rampone and soccer superstar Abby Wambach are serving as honorary starters for the Daytona 500, meaning they will wave the green flag to start the "Great American Race" on Sunday.
The teammates welcomed back Solo, who was reinstated by U.S. Soccer on Saturday following a 30-day...