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American Patrick Reed seized a one-shot lead after the first round of the weather-hit WGC-Cadillac Championship by firing a four-under 68 on Friday morning. Reed, who won last year's Wyndham Championship, has a slim lead over a half dozen others. Harris English was one of six players that finished round one on Thursday after a lengthy weather delay. He shared second place with Matt Kuchar, Jason Dufner, Hunter Mahan, Italy's Francesco Molinari and Dustin Johnson, who all finished their rounds on Friday morning.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Lakers were the designated home team this time. That meant the Clippers had to put up with looking at all those championship banners and retired numbers that their co-tenant at the Staples Center has had hanging on the wall since the arena opened 15 seasons ago — and weren't able to cover them up with banners of their own players.
Tim Duncan tallied 23 points and 11 rebounds to power San Antonio to a 111-87 victory over Miami in a rematch of the two NBA finalists from last season. Tony Parker on Thursday finished with 17 points and four assists for the Spurs who snapped their five game regular season losing streak against the Heat. Miami beat the Spurs 113-101 on January 26 at home in the first meeting between the clubs since the Heat beat San Antonio last season to win their second consecutive league title.
Harris English grabbed the clubhouse lead while world number one Tiger Woods struggled Thursday until darkness halted the first round of the storm-hit $9 million World Golf Championships Cadillac Championship. English fired a three-under par 69 and was among only six players to complete 18 holes at Doral's revamp Blue Monster course, where a severe storm stopped play in the afternoon. Four others -- Italy's Francesco Molinari and Americans Jason Dufner, Hunter Mahan and Patrick Reed -- were still on the course at three-under when darkness fell. The wind got going," English said.
(Reuters) - Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw and Ryu Hyu-jin of South Korea are set up to start the two season-opening games later this month in Australia, according to the official Major League Baseball website. While the Dodgers have not officially announced their pitching plan, the National League team inserted prospect Zach Lee to start Friday's spring training game against Texas putting Kershaw and Ryu on track to launch the regular season. Los Angeles, who won the NL West last year with a 92-70 record, are kicking off the major league season against division rivals the Arizona Diamondbacks (81-81 in 2013) at the Sydney Cricket Ground on March 22 and 23. The left-hander is likely to start the first game, followed by Ryu.