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LOS ANGELES — Dr. Frank Jobe, a pioneering orthopedic surgeon who was the first to perform an elbow procedure that became known as Tommy John surgery and saved the careers of countless major league pitchers, died Thursday. He was 88. By Beth Harris. SENT: 821 words, photos.
— CLEARWATER, Fla. — BBO--Yankees-Phillies. Jeter ends 0-for-10 slide, Tanaka gives up HR as Yanks beat Phils 4-3. SENT: 668 words, photos.
— FORT MYERS, Fla. — BBA--Red Sox-Hill. Hill arrives at Red Sox camp following death of infant son. By Maureen Mullen. SENT: 447 words, photos.
— CLEARWATER, Fla. — BBN--Phillies-Hamels. Hamels setback: Won't throw for at least a week. SENT: 423 words, photos.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Punishing conditions along the early part of Alaska's nearly 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race have brought many mushers literally to their knees, knocking some out of the running altogether. Here are some key things to know about the rough ride. By Rachel D'Oro. SENT: 609 words, photos.
BARRYTOWN, N.Y. — Sharp winds lash up the river as sailors launch boats onto the ice. Sails whip furiously as the long blades slide across a white sheet that spread for miles. Finally, a frigid winter has created excellent conditions for ice sailing on the river, as more than a dozen boats hit a wide stretch of the Hudson north of New York City. Many are one-person craft, while two are reconditioned 19th-century ice yachts, made of heavy lumber and fitted with tall sails. By Michael Hill. SENT: 641 words by 2 a.m., photos, video.
— DARTMOUTH, Mass. — US--Aaron Hernandez-Altercation. Sheriff seeks to charge Hernandez in jail fight. SENT: 149 words.
— INDIANAPOLIS — FBC-Targeting-Rule. NCAA panel OKs proposed change to wipe out 15-year penalty when targeting ejection overturned. SENT: 136 words.
— DETROIT — HKN--Red Wings-Lidstrom's Jersey. Red Wings retire Nicklas Lidstrom's No. 5 jersey, hoisting it to the Joe Louis Arena rafters. By Larry Lage. SENT: 603 words, photos.
— NEW YORK — BKL--WNBA-CBA. APNewsBreak: WNBA and players agree on new CBA. By Doug Feinberg. SENT: 415 words.
— SRINAGAR, India — AS--India-Kashmiri Students. Kashmiri students who rooted for Pakistan cricket team expelled from Indian university. By Aijaz Hussain. SENT: 601 words, photos.
— CHICAGO — SOC--WCup-US-Warmups. United States to host Azerbaijan, Turkey and Nigeria in World Cup warmups. SENT: 258 words, photos.
Friday's Time Schedule
TOP 25 BASKETBALL
No. 2 Wichita State vs. Evansville at the Scottrade Center, St. Louis, 1:05 p.m.
No. 2 Notre Dame vs. Florida State at Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum, 2 p.m.
No. 4 Stanford vs. Colorado at KeyArena, Seattle, 3 p.m.
No. 5 South Carolina vs. Georgia at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Ga., Noon
No. 6 Tennessee vs. LSU at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Ga., 6 p.m.
No. 8 Maryland vs. No. 13 North Carolina at Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum, 8:30 p.m.
No. 10 Duke vs. Georgia Tech at Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum, 6 p.m.
No. 11 Penn State vs. Ohio State at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Noon
No. 12 Kentucky vs. Florida at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Ga., 2:30 p.m.
No. 14 N.C. State vs. Syracuse at Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum, 11 a.m.
No. 15 Texas A&M vs. Auburn at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Ga., 8:30 p.m.
No. 16 Nebraska vs. Minnesota at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, 8:55 p.m.
No. 17 Purdue vs. No. 23 Iowa at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, 2:25 p.m.
No. 19 Michigan State vs. Michigan at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, 6:30 p.m.
No. 20 California vs. Washington State at KeyArena, Seattle, 9 p.m.
No. 21 Gonzaga vs. San Francisco at Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, 9 p.m.
Memphis at Chicago, 7 p.m.
Sacramento at Toronto, 7 p.m.
Cleveland at Charlotte, 7 p.m.
Brooklyn at Boston, 7:30 p.m.
Utah at New York, 7:30 p.m.
Detroit at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
Milwaukee at New Orleans, 8 p.m.
Portland at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
L.A. Lakers at Denver, 9 p.m.
Indiana at Houston, 9:30 p.m.
Atlanta at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.
N.Y. Rangers at Carolina, 7 p.m.
New Jersey at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
Buffalo at Florida, 7:30 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Calgary, 9 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Anaheim, 10 p.m.
Philadelphia vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Minnesota vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Atlanta vs. Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Miami vs. St. Louis (ss) at Jupiter, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Houston vs. Washington at Viera, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Tampa Bay vs. Toronto at Dunedin, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
St. Louis (ss) vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 1:10 p.m.
Chicago White Sox vs. Cincinnati (ss) at Goodyear, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
Chicago Cubs (ss) vs. L.A. Angels (ss) at Tempe, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
Texas vs. L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
San Francisco vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
Cincinnati (ss) vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
Arizona vs. Oakland at Phoenix, 3:05 p.m.
San Diego vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 3:05 p.m.
Cleveland vs. Chicago Cubs (ss) at Mesa, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
L.A. Angels (ss) vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 3:10 p.m.
Detroit vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, Fla., 7:05 p.m.