Austin Cook shoots 64 to take CareerBuilder Challenge lead

Austin Cook watches his tee shot on the 17th hole during the third round of the CareerBuilder Challenge golf tournament at La Quinta Country Club Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Austin Cook hit a hybrid into the fairway bunker on the par-4 18th on a breezy Saturday afternoon at La Quinta Country Club, then chunked a wedge and raced a chip 20 feet past the hole.

Jenson in running for fourth spot on Olympic team


The final two automatic women’s big air/slopestyle snowboard spots were claimed Saturday at the fifth and final U.S. Olympic team qualifier at Mammoth Mountain, Calif., where Julia Marino and Hailey Langland finished second and third, respectively, behind Jamie Anderson in the women’s slopestyle snowboard finals. Jenson is behind those three in qualification points, putting her in contention for a potential fourth spot to be announced via discretionary selection this week.

Ekblad’s OT goal lifts Panthers over Golden Knights 4-3

Fans celebrate after Florida Panthers' Aaron Ekblad (5) scored in overtime of an NHL hockey game against the Vegas Golden Knights, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. The Panthers won 4-3. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Ekblad helped the Panthers get a big win and spoil former coach Gerard Gallant’s return to Florida.

Andrew Landry tops crowded CareerBuilder leaderboard

Andrew Landry watches his tee shot on the 17th hole during the second round of the CareerBuilder Challenge golf tournament on the Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA West, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — CareerBuilder Challenge leader Andrew Landry was quick to point out the windy forecast.

Kerber beats Sharapova in 3rd round; Halep in long-haul win

Germany's Angelique Kerber hits a backhand return to Russia's Maria Sharapova during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Angelique Kerber is the only major winner remaining in the Australian Open women’s draw after ending Maria Sharapova’s comeback tour to Melbourne Park.

Without NHL players, Olympic tournament is ‘wide open’

FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2016, file photo, Russia's Ilya Kovalchuk, center, tries to score as Czech Republic's Ondrej Vitasek, right, and Dominik Furch make a challenge during the Ice Hockey Channel One Cup match in Moscow. Russia is considered the favorite for gold in the upcoming Olympics because it has former NHL players Kovalchuk, Pavel Datsyuk and Andrei Markov. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)

When Willie Desjardins coached Canada’s 2010 world junior team stacked with future NHL players Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Brayden Schenn, Alex Pietrangelo and goaltenders Jake Allen and Martin Jones, it took a wild final game with John Carlson scoring in overtime to win the gold medal for the United States.



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