Lindsey Vonn, Lara Gut pursue overdue gold at ski worlds

GENEVA (AP) — Their speed-race duel lit up the 2009 ski world championships, yet neither Lindsey Vonn nor Lara Gut has won a gold medal since at the two-yearly event.

  • Written by GRAHAM DUNBAR , AP Sports Writer

NCAA agrees to pay $208 million settlement in antitrust case

The NCAA and 11 major athletic conferences announced Friday night they have agreed to pay $208.7 million to settle a federal class-action lawsuit filed by former college athletes who claimed the value of their scholarships was illegally capped.

  • Written by RALPH D. RUSSO , AP College Sports Writer

Eggert, Benecken on verge of overall luge World Cup victory


OBERHOF, Germany (AP) — Olympic champions Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt led a German sweep in a luge World Cup while Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken took another step toward overall victory on Saturday.