Odds are high that Spieth enjoys Pebble Beach

FILE- In this Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, country music star Jake Owen, left, talks with his playing partner Jordan Spieth, right, on the third tee of the Monterey Peninsula Country Club Shore Course during the first round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif. Some see this tournament as a burden. The rounds can approach six hours because they are played in foursomes with amateurs. Spieth, who has played the last two times with Owen, says "This week, it's so unique and it's so much fun." (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

While some see the annual pro-am as a burden, Spieth looks at it as a chance to have some fun

Jazz beat Mavs 121-119 in OT for 7th straight

Utah Jazz's Rodney Hood (5) drives to the basket against Dallas Mavericks' Deron Williams (8) for a shot opportunity as Chandler Parsons (25) sprints to help against the play in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Dallas. The Jazz won in overtime 121-119. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

DALLAS (AP) — Gordon Hayward and the Utah Jazz now have a win that coach Quin Snyder views as validation for the hot streak his young team is enjoying.

Big-wave surfers gather in Hawaii for event

FILE In this Jan. 7, 2002 file photo provided by World Surf League, Clyde Aikau, left, brother of Eddie Aikau, drops into a wave as Tony Ray, of Australia, finishes during the Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau big wave surf competition at Waimea Bay, Hawaii. Event organizers say the competition will again take place Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, for the first time in over six years as the surf conditions on the North Shore of Oahu are expected to meet the strict minimum requirements. (Ronen Zilbermen/World Surf League via AP, File)

HALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) — “Eddie would go.” That’s the mantra of the Quicksilver big wave surf competition in memory of Eddie Aikau, a Native Hawaiian surf legend who became famous for riding monster waves and saving hundreds of lives as Waimea Bay’s first official lifeguard.

No apologies from Newton

Carolina Panthers Cam Newton answers questions after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Newton defends actions at Super Bowl: ‘I will not conform’

Miller awaits offseason for fun, financial reward

Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller, right, hugs NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at a news conference in San Francisco, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. Miller was named Super Bowl MVP after the Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Super Bowl 50. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — On top of his game and now the world, Von Miller’s docket is quickly filling up.


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