Hoge takes a 1-shot lead on wild day at Waialae

Tom Hoge, center, hits his ball out of the rough back into play on the 16th fairway during the third round of the Sony Open golf tournament, Saturday Jan. 13, 2018, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

HONOLULU (AP) — Tom Hoge was too caught up watching college basketball in his hotel room to be bothered with a push alert — a false alarm, as it turned out — that a ballistic missile was headed toward Hawaii.

A freestyle skier’s wrenching journey toward Olympics

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, halfpipe skier Torin Yater-Wallace poses for a portrait at the U.S. team media summit in Park City, Utah. In spite of many obstacles in his life, Yater-Wallace is on the precipice of making another U.S. Olympic team. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Freestyle skier Torin Yater-Wallace has a simple picture in his mind: His family all together in South Korea for the Winter Olympics and watching him compete in the halfpipe.

Walker leads Hornets to 99-88 victory over Jazz

Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan, left, talks with Dwight Howard, right, during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — With Dwight Howard struggling with his shot and a tough back-to-back looming, the Charlotte Hornets needed a bit of variety on offense against the Utah Jazz.

Flames top Panthers 4-2 for sixth straight win

Calgary Flames' Mikael Backlund (11) is hugged by Matthew Tkachuk after scoring an empty-net goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. The Flames won 4-2. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Mikael Backlund had an empty-net goal and a pair of assists, helping lift the Calgary Flames to their sixth straight victory with a 4-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Friday night.

Brignone dedicates WCup super-G win to Fanchini; Vonn 9th

Italy's Federica Brignone reacts after completing an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

BAD KLEINKIRCHHEIM, Austria (AP) — After winning a women’s World Cup super-G, Federica Brignone dedicated her victory to Italian teammate Elena Fanchini on Saturday.

Former No 1 Kerber wins 9th in a row to clinch Sydney title

Angelique Kerber of Germany celebrates her win over Ash Barty of Australia in their women's final singles match at the Sydney International tennis tournament in Sydney, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

SYDNEY (AP) — Angelique Kerber won her first title since the 2016 U.S. Open and extended her winning streak to nine matches with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Ashleigh Barty in the Sydney International final on Saturday.

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