Dustin Johnson powers his way to win at Kapalua

Dustin Johnson poses with the champions trophy for photographers after the final round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. Johnson shot a 24 under par for the victory. (AP Photo/Matt York)

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Turns out the Sentry Tournament of Champions built the ideal trophy for Dustin Johnson. The 35-pound glass sculpture, embracing the essence of Maui, depicts a wave crashing on one side and a humpback whale on the other.

Karlsson breaks tie, Golden Knights beat Rangers 2-1

New York Rangers left wing J.T. Miller (10) looks for an opportunity to shoot past Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Brayden McNabb (3) in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/L.E. Baskow)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — William Karlsson scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period to lift the Vegas Golden Knights to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday night.

Lyle scores career-high 26 as Nuggets beat Jazz 99-91

Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray, right, goes up to shoot over Utah Jazz guard Ricky Rubio, back left, of Spain, and forward Thabo Sefolosha, of Switzerland, in the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Trey Lyles was considered expendable by Utah on draft night in June. He did his best to show the Jazz it was a mistake to let him go.

Golden Knights beat Blackhawks 5-4 for 9th win in 10 games

Vegas Golden Knights center William Karlsson, left, celebrates with center Jonathan Marchessault, center, and right wing Reilly Smith after scoring is goal against the Chicago Blackhawks during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — With their potent lines, team speed and cohesive play, the Vegas Golden Knights look the part.

Tennell completes near-perfect skate to win national title

Bradie Tennell, foreground, poses after winning the women's free skate event with second place finisher Mirai Nagasu, left, third place finisher Karen Chen, second from right, and fourth place finisher Ashley Wagner at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif., Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Mirai Nagasu was fighting nerves. Karen Chen was fighting illness.

Harman, Leishman share lead at windy Kapalua

Marc Leishman hits from the 13th fairway during the second round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Marc Leishman played bogey-free and was tied for the lead in the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Just don’t get the idea this is another example of an Australian doing well at Kapalua because he stayed sharp Down Under in December.

Inline to ice: Jackson is surprise Olympian at U.S. trials

Erin Jackson reacts after competing in the women's 500 meters during the U.S. Olympic long track speedskating trials, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/John Locher)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Erin Jackson surprised herself and almost everyone else at the U.S. speedskating trials, becoming a first-time Olympian after just four months on ice.



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