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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2021, file photo, a crane is used to lift a vehicle following a rollover accident involving golfer Tiger Woods, in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles. Detectives are looking at data from the so-called "black box" of Tiger Woods' SUV to get a clearer picture of what occurred during the Southern California rollover crash last week that seriously injured the golf star, authorities said Wednesday, March 3. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W.

Tiger Woods doesn’t remember crash that hospitalized him, but SUV does

FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2021, file photo, a crane is used to lift a vehicle following a rollover accident involving golfer Tiger Woods, in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles. Detectives are looking at data from the so-called "black box" of Tiger Woods' SUV to get a clearer picture of what occurred during the Southern California rollover crash last week that seriously injured the golf star, authorities said Wednesday, March 3. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W.

March 5, 2021, 10:26am Nation & World

Tiger Woods has told authorities he doesn’t remember the rollover crash that landed him in a hospital with metal rods and pins in his leg. Read story

Seattle Mariners pitcher Yusei Kikuchi throws during baseball spring training Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Peoria, Ariz.

Kikuchi faces most important season yet for Mariners

Seattle Mariners pitcher Yusei Kikuchi throws during baseball spring training Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Peoria, Ariz.

March 2, 2021, 4:31pm National Sports

It feels very much like Yusei Kikuchi just arrived in the majors after his highly anticipated move from Japan. Read story

Jordan Chiles performs in the floor exercise during the Winter Cup gymnastics competition Saturday at Indianapolis.

Prairie High alum Jordan Chiles wins Winter Cup

Jordan Chiles performs in the floor exercise during the Winter Cup gymnastics competition Saturday at Indianapolis.

February 27, 2021, 9:06pm National Sports

Prairie High grad Jordan Chiles — who contemplated leaving elite gymnastics to focus on her impending college career at UCLA — posted the highest all-around score of 57.050 on Saturday at the Winter Cup in Indianapolis. Read story

Japan's Naomi Osaka celebrates after defeating United States' Jennifer Brady during the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Feb.

Osaka beats Brady for Australian Open title

Japan's Naomi Osaka celebrates after defeating United States' Jennifer Brady during the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Feb.

February 20, 2021, 6:30am National Sports

Naomi Osaka improved to 4-0 in Grand Slam finals by grabbing six consecutive games to pull away in what initially was a tight contest, beating Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 at Melbourne Park on Saturday. Read story

The Seattle Mariners finalized a $7 million, two-year contract with reliever Ken Giles on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, that includes a club option for the 2023 season. Seattle signed Giles knowing he won't pitch for the Mariners this season while recovering from Tommy John surgery.

Mariners finalize $7M, 2-year deal with reliever Giles

The Seattle Mariners finalized a $7 million, two-year contract with reliever Ken Giles on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, that includes a club option for the 2023 season. Seattle signed Giles knowing he won't pitch for the Mariners this season while recovering from Tommy John surgery.

February 19, 2021, 1:55pm National Sports

The Seattle Mariners finalized a $7 million, two-year contract with reliever Ken Giles on Friday that includes a club option for the 2023 season. Read story

James Paxton, pitching here for the Mariners in 2018, has been brought back to Seattle on a one-year deal worth $8.5 million.

Mariners thrilled to have ‘Big Maple’ back in Seattle

James Paxton, pitching here for the Mariners in 2018, has been brought back to Seattle on a one-year deal worth $8.5 million.

February 18, 2021, 5:34pm National Sports

When Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais walked out of the training facility in suburban Seattle last fall he was impressed by what James Paxton showed. Read story

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) shoots as Minnesota Timberwolves' Jarred Vanderbilt (8) defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, in Minneapolis.

It’s Team LeBron vs. Team Durant in NBA All-Star Game

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) shoots as Minnesota Timberwolves' Jarred Vanderbilt (8) defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, in Minneapolis.

February 18, 2021, 4:43pm National Sports

The voters have spoken: They wanted LeBron James of the reigning champion Los Angeles Lakers to be an All-Star captain, again. And Brooklyn's Kevin Durant will be his opposition. Read story

The New York Yankees acquired left-hander James Paxton from the Seattle Mariners for left-hander Justus Sheffield and two other prospects, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018.

AP source: Paxton returns to Mariners for $8.5M, 1-year deal

The New York Yankees acquired left-hander James Paxton from the Seattle Mariners for left-hander Justus Sheffield and two other prospects, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018.

February 13, 2021, 8:13pm National Sports

Left-hander James Paxton is returning to the Seattle Mariners after an injury filled second season with the New York Yankees. Read story

FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2020, file photo, United States Alex Morgan reacts during the international friendly women's soccer match agaiinst The Netherlands at Rat Verlegh stadium in Breda, southern Netherlands. Morgan is back with the U.S. national team and learning to adjust to a career as a working mom.

Alex Morgan back with U.S. national team, daughter in tow

FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2020, file photo, United States Alex Morgan reacts during the international friendly women's soccer match agaiinst The Netherlands at Rat Verlegh stadium in Breda, southern Netherlands. Morgan is back with the U.S. national team and learning to adjust to a career as a working mom.

February 12, 2021, 4:08pm National Sports

Alex Morgan is still adjusting to her career as a working mom — and that means those post-practice naps are making way for daughter Charlie’s schedule. Read story

FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2011, file photo, a statue of Dale Earnhardt rises above an entrance at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. On the cusp of a national popularity explosion, NASCAR never stopped after the deaths of Adam Petty, Kenny Irwin Jr. and Tony Roper. But losing Earnhardt forced the stock car series to confront safety issues it had been slow to even acknowledge, let alone address. The dramatic upgrades have saved multiple lives -- NASCAR has not suffered a racing death in its three national series since -- and are the hallmark of Earnhardt's legacy.

Lasting legacy: Earnhardt’s death saved lives, forced change

FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2011, file photo, a statue of Dale Earnhardt rises above an entrance at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. On the cusp of a national popularity explosion, NASCAR never stopped after the deaths of Adam Petty, Kenny Irwin Jr. and Tony Roper. But losing Earnhardt forced the stock car series to confront safety issues it had been slow to even acknowledge, let alone address. The dramatic upgrades have saved multiple lives -- NASCAR has not suffered a racing death in its three national series since -- and are the hallmark of Earnhardt's legacy.

February 11, 2021, 3:43pm National Sports

Ryan Newman is a symbol of how far the sport has come since NASCAR's darkest day 20 years ago, when seven-time champion Dale Earnhardt was killed in the final turn of the Daytona 500. Read story