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Lara Gut of Switzerland during her second run Saturday in the women’s giant slalom in Soelden, Austria.
A referee's mistake on a basket in the final 75 seconds of the deciding game helped the Los Angeles Sparks win the Women's NBA Finals over Minnesota, the league said Friday. The Sparks won 77-76 at Minnesota to claim the best-of-five championship series three games to two, but Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve was upset about the officiating after the loss. Officials did not review a shot by the Sparks' Nneka Ogwumike with 74 seconds remaining for a possible shot clock violation.
Video replays will be used to oversee more NBA referee calls in the upcoming season under an expanded plan announced Friday by the league. The new areas where decisions will be made by referees in the NBA Replay Center will include foul calls coinciding with shot clock violations, end of quarter fouls and fouls when a player has a clear path to the basket.
Tiger Woods, the 14-time major champion sidelined by back injury for the past 14 months, says he is practicing well and will return to competitive golf in December. Woods, appearing Thursday night on "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," said he will launch his latest comeback at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas on December 1-4. "I'll be there," Woods said.