South African triathlete severely injured in saw attack

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Assailants in South Africa attacked a top national triathlete who was cycling to a training session and cut into his legs with a blunt saw, causing severe injuries, an athletic director said Wednesday.


  • Written by By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA , Associated Press

Curling craze: Olympic gold prompts the curious to try sport

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — In a single-file line, the all-ages group of 40 shuffled gingerly onto the ice. Some wore jeans, some wore sweatpants and one was in gym shorts. A few looked athletic; others not so much. There was a sense of nervous excitement.


  • Written by By ERIC OLSON , AP Sports Writer

Korpisalo stops 37 shots as Columbus beats Vegas 4-1


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus backup goalie Joonas Korpisalo had lost three straight starts since his last victory on Jan. 18. He found out Tuesday morning he'd be playing in place of a sick Sergei Bobrovsky against the Pacific Division-leading Vegas Golden Knights, and he turned in a gem.


  • Written by By MITCH STACY , AP Sports Writer