Trocheck’s late goal lifts Panthers past Blues, 2-1

Florida Panthers' goalie James Reimer, left, is congratulated by teammate Vincent Trochck (21) after their 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues in an NHL hockey game, Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Florida Panthers began their five-game road trip near the back of a crowded field in the Eastern Conference playoff race. After sweeping the trip they’re near the top of the Atlantic Division.

U.S. ski team leans on superstars in Olympics

Mikaela Shiffrin, of the U.S.A., celebrates her gold medal in the women's slalom at the alpine skiing World Championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Dressed as comic book superheroes, American skiers were often merely mortal at the last world championships before the 2018 Olympics.

West Coast Swing whets appetite for Augusta

Dustin Johnson hits his approach shot on the 18th fairway during the final round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The refrain is becoming a tradition unlike any other, especially after a West Coast Swing like this one.

S. Korea wins 2 golds in short track speed skating

Choi Min-jeong, left, of South Korea, leads her compatriot Shim Suk-hee, right, of South Korea during the women's 1500 meters final of short track speed skating competition at the Asian Winter Games at Makomanai Indoor Skating Rink in Sapporo, northern Japan, Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — South Korea won two gold medals in short track speed skating at the Asian Winter Games on Monday, an early indication the hosts of the 2018 Winter Olympics could be regaining their dominance of the sport.

ACC clash, Pac-12 battle highlight week in hoops

Louisville's Jaylen Johnson (10) shoots past the defense of Virginia Tech's Ty Outlaw (42) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. Louisville won 94-90. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

The regular season is winding down, and while the bubble teams are fighting for spots in the NCAA Tournament, teams in the AP Top 25 are jockeying for position in the bracket.

UConn still No. 1, Temple enters AP women’s poll

Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma stands on the sideline during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Tulane in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)

NEW YORK (AP) — After nearly making the Top 25 a few times during her coaching career at Temple, Tonya Cardoza has the Owls ranked for the first time in 11 years.

BSU swimming, diving team win big at tournament

The Broncos’ women’s swimming and diving team won the Mountain West Championships in College Station, Texas, on Saturday, and on Monday the MW released its all-conference team featuring Brittany Aoyama, Felicity Cann, Emma Chard, Amelia Draney, Cody Evans, Allyson Kleinsorgen, Katelyn Martin, Emily Mathis, Kacee Olson, Robin Pinger, Alyssa Schultz, Abbey Sorensen and Laura Williams. The NCAA Zone E Diving Championships are March 6-17 in Flagstaff, Ariz., and the NCAA Championships are March 15-18 in Indianapolis.


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