Jenson in running for fourth spot on Olympic team

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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.

Sugar-Salem wins annual Tiger-Grizz

South Fremont High’s Sawyer Hobbs competes against Bonneville High’s Austin Ford during the Tiger-Grizz wrestling tournament at Skyline High School in Idaho Falls on Saturday. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

Salmon’s Jake Kesl wins 126 pound bracket, the first wrestler to do so in program history, while Sugar-Salem became the third District 6 team to win the tournament in 19 years.

Mitchell gets 23, Jazz end Clippers’ streak with 125-113 win

Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) goes to the basket as Los Angeles Clippers guard Tyrone Wallace (12) defends in the first half during an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The offensively challenged Utah Jazz found a way to score points in droves Saturday night.

Cortina downhill win puts Vonn on track for Olympics

United States' Lindsey Vonn gets to the finish area after completing an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill, in Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — It’s exactly what Lindsey Vonn was hoping for — a dominant victory one month before she goes for gold at the Olympics.

Nadal, Dimitrov advance to Australian Open quarterfinals

Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro, right, shakes hands with Anett Kontaveit of Estonia after she won their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — If Rafael Nadal wanted a fitness test in the first week of the Australian Open, he got one in his almost four-hour, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 win over Diego Schwartzman.

Rolling Avalanche get 9th straight win, 3-1 over Rangers

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson (6) celebrates his goal with teammates Gabriel Landeskog (92), Nathan MacKinnon (29), Patrik Nemeth (12), and Mikko Rantanen (96) against the New York Rangers in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Denver on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche have gone from pushover to powerhouse in less than a season, and their recent streak is evoking memories of past glory.

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.

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