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Saturday Sports Roundup: Musial Eulogy; Senior Bowl; Lindsey Vonn wins again; Wagner Skating Champion again

By: AP
By: AP
Stan Musial - Legendary St. Louis Cardinal baseball player

Stan Musial - Legendary St. Louis Cardinal baseball player

MLB-MUSIAL FUNERAL
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Stan Musial was remembered as a Hall of Famer on and off the field during a two-hour funeral Mass.
Broadcaster Bob Costas pointed out during Saturday's tribute that in 92 years of life, Musial never let anyone down.
Among those in attendance were baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, former St. Louis standout Albert Pujols (POO'-hohls) and Hall of Famers Bob Gibson, Lou Brock, Bruce Sutter and Red Schoendienst (SHAYN'-deenst).
(NOTE: If you are a diehard baseball fan, please go online and find and listen to Bob Costas truly touching eulogy to Stan Musial)

NBA-FINAL SCORES
(AP) -- Tony Parker had 31 points and the San Antonio Spurs collected their eighth straight win by shutting down the Phoenix Suns in the final quarter, 108-99. The Spurs held the Suns to just 17 points in the fourth quarter and 43 points in the second half.
Manu Ginobili (MAN'-oo jih-NOH'-blee) added 20 points, Tiago Splitter had 13, Boris Diaw (DEE'-ow) finished with 11 for San Antonio (36-11), which has won 16 in a row at home.
The Spurs were without Tim Duncan (sore knee) and coach Gregg Popovich (illness) for a third consecutive game.

In the rest of the NBA:
-- Gerald Henderson hit a 3-pointer from 25 feet with 4.6 seconds left to lift the Charlotte Bobcats to a 102-101 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves to snap their 16-game home losing streak. The Bobcats streak was two short of the NBA record held by the 1993-94 Dallas Mavericks.
---- Jrue (zhroo) Holiday scored a career-high 35 points, Nick Young had 20 and the Philadelphia 76ers cruised to a 97-80 victory over the New York Knicks. Evan Turner also added 20 points for the Sixers, who beat the Knicks for the first time in four tries and second in eight games.
---- Washington held Chicago to 11 points in the third quarter and beat the Bulls 86-73. Emeka Okafur (eh-MEE'-kuh OH'-kuh-fohr) had 15 points and 16 boards.
---- James Harden poured in 29 points in leading Houston past Brooklyn 119-106. Jeremy Lin added 14 points and nine assists.
-- Kyrie Irving made a 3-pointer with seven-tenths of a second left to give the Cleveland Cavaliers a 99-98 victory over the Toronto Raptors. Irving finished with 32 points and Marreese Speights (muh-REES' spaytz) had 17 for the Cavs.
-- Brandon Jennings scored 20 points to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 109-102 victory over the Golden State Warriors.
---- The Denver Nuggets walloped Sacramento 121-93. Ty Lawson led the scoring parade with 26.
---- Utah outlasted Indiana 114-110 in overtime. Al Jefferson led the Jazz with 25 points and six rebounds.
---- And Portland nipped the L.A. Clippers 101-100. Nicolas Batum (bah-TOOM') and Damian Lilliard each had 20 for the Trail Blazers.

NHL-FINAL SCORES
(AP) -- You have to go all the way back to the start of the 1917-18 NHL season to find a player who has started as fast as San Jose forward Patrick Marleau (MAHR'-loh). He's become the second player in NHL history to open a season with four straight multigoal games. Marleau scored twice on the power play in the first period in the San Jose Sharks' 4-0 victory against the Colorado Avalanche.
Marleau joins Ottawa's Cy Denneny in 1917-18 as the only players to open a campaign with four multigoal games, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

In other NHL action:
-- Jonathan Toews (tayvz) scored the game-winner early in the third period and Corey Crawford had 24 saves to help Chicago match the best start in franchise history with a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets. That runs the Blackhawks' record to 5-0-0.
---- The New York Rangers exploded with four goals in the final period and beat Toronto 5-2. Marian Gaborik (MEHR'-ee-uhn GA'-bohr-ihk) had two of the Rangers four goals in the third period and added two assists on the night.
-- Matt Read notched his first career hat trick and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Florida Panthers 7-1. That's the Flyers' second straight win after losing their first three games of the season.
-- Anze Kopitar (AHN'-jay KOH'-pih-tar) scored two goals to spark Los Angeles' top line and the defending Stanley Cup Kings earned their first victory of the season, 4-2 over the Phoenix.
-- David Perron scored two goals and had an assist, and Wade Redden notched his first NHL goal in almost three years to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-3 victory over Dallas.
----Calgary held off Edmonton 4-3. Curtis Glencross notched his third goal of the season.

NHL-NEWS
Habs lose Pacioretty for 3-4 weeks
MONTREAL (AP) -- Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty (pach-OHR'-eht-ee) will miss three-to-four weeks after having an emergency appendectomy. He has four assists and a team-high 10 shots on goal in three games this season. Pacioretty, drafted 22nd overall by Montreal in 2007, has 53 goals and 65 assists in 205 games with the Canadiens.

SENIOR BOWL
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- Florida State's E.J. Manuel passed for a touchdown and rushed for another on the South's first two drives in a 21-16 victory over the North in the Senior Bowl.
Manuel was named the game's Most Outstanding Player. Brigham Young defensive end Ezekiel Ansah received the honors for the South team while Purdue defensive lineman Kawann Short was the North's top player.

T25-FINAL SCORES
(AP) -- Unranked Villanova has posted its second win over a Top 5 team this week.
Ryan Arcidiacono (ahr-sih-dee-AH-koh'-noh) nailed a game-tying 3-pointer with 2.2 seconds left and the Wildcats went on to beat No. 3 Syracuse 75-71 in overtime. The Orange fall to 18-2 with their first loss in seven Big East contests.
Villanova upset fifth-ranked Louisville on Tuesday, and sits 13-7 on the season with a 4-3 mark in conference play.

In other finals involving Top 25 teams:
-- No. 1 Duke bounced back from one of its worst losses under Mike Krzyzewski (shuh-SHEF'-skee) by routing Maryland 84-64. Freshman Rasheed Sulaimon scored a season-high 25 points as the Blue Devils improve to 17-2. Duke was coming off a 90-63 beatdown at No. 25 Miami. The Blue Devils had just four turnovers while shooting 52 percent against a Maryland defense that hadn't allowed any team to shoot better than 44 percent.
-- Third-ranked Kansas is 18-1 following a 67-54 victory over visiting Oklahoma. The Jayhawks 17-game winning streak is the longest in the nation. Ben McLemore scored a game-high 18 points for Kansas while teammate Jeff Withey contributed 13 points, nine rebounds, four blocks and three steals.
-- Georgetown held on to beat visiting Louisville 53-51, handing the fifth-ranked Cardinals their third straight defeat. Otto Porter had 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds while helping the Hoyas improve to 14-4. Louisville drops to 16-4.
-- Nick Johnson scored 14 points and No. 6 Arizona used a stifling defense to bounce back from a home loss to UCLA and routed Southern California 74-50. The Trojans shot just 28 percent.
-- Kenny Boynton and Erik Murphy each scored 18 points, Patric Young and Scottie Wilbekin added 13 and No. 8 Florida cruised to an 82-47 victory over Mississippi State.
---- Ninth-ranked Butler bounced back from its most recent loss to La Salle by beating Temple 83-71 in Atlantic-10 action. Rontei (RAHN'-tay) Clarke led the Bulldogs with 24. Butler is 17-3.
---- Kelly Olynyk scored 13 points, helping No. 10 Gonzaga extended its home winning streak against San Francisco to 24 games, 66-52.
-- Iowa State beat No. 11 Kansas State 73-67, handing the Wildcats their second straight loss and dropping them to 15-4. Will Clyburn had 24 points and 10 rebounds for the 14-5 Cyclones, who beat a ranked opponent for the first time this season.
-- No. 12 Minnesota also lost to an unranked team. Wisconsin edged the Golden Gophers 45-44 on Traevon Jackson's shot clock-beating 15-foot jumper with four seconds left. Minnesota falls to 15-5. The Badgers are 14-6.
-- Ohio State held Penn State without a field goal for an 11-minute stretch of the first half and the 14th-ranked Buckeyes went on to post a 65-51 victory over the Nittany Lions. It is Ohio State's 18th straight win over Penn State. Sam Thompson made six of his seven shots and scored a team-high 16 points for the winners.
-- No. 15 New Mexico couldn't find the basket in a 55-34 loss to San Diego State. The Lobos' 34 points and 25 percent shooting are both season lows. New Mexico also was outrebounded 41-26 while falling to 17-3. The Aztecs are 16-4.
-- E.J. Singler scored 18 points and No. 16 Oregon stayed undefeated in Pac-12 play with a 81-76 win against Washington. The Ducks are 18-2 overall and 7-0 in the Pac-12.
-- Lorenzo Brown had 20 points and 11 assists to help No. 18 North Carolina State beat North Carolina 91-83. That ends a 13-game losing streak in the long rivalry.
-- Ramon Galloway scored 31 points, 12 during an 18-4 run in the second half, and La Salle beat a top 25 team for the second game in a row for the first time in 60 years, upsetting No. 19 VCU 69-61. The Explorers had beaten Butler last Wednesday.
-- Nick Wiggins scored 12 points and fueled a 16-0 run in the second half with three 3-pointers as No. 20 Wichita State completed a regular-season sweep of Bradley with a 73-39 rout.
---- Jabari Brown scored 21 points, Alex Oriakhi (or-ee-AH'-kee) tied a career high with 18 and No. 22 Missouri cruised to an 81-59 victory over Vanderbilt.
-- Marshall Henderson scored 15 points and made the game-winning free throws with 7 seconds remaining to lift No. 23 Mississippi over Auburn 63-61.
-- No. 24 Notre Dame erased a nine-point deficit with a 20-3 run midway through the second half and beat South Florida 73-65. The road win gets the Irish to 16-4 on the season with a 4-3 mark in the Big East. Jerian Grant scored 18 points and Tom Knight had 17 for the winners.

PGA-FARMERS INSURANCE OPEN
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- It's a lost day of golf at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego. Fog on the South Course at Torrey Pines limited the action to just one completed hole by three golfers. They'll try to wrap up the round on Sunday.
The schedule calls for them to play as much golf as they can Sunday and then finish the scheduled 72-hole event on Monday.
Tiger Woods has a two-shot lead over Billy Horschel.

AUSTRALIAN OPEN
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Two-time defending champion Novak Djokovic (NOH'-vak JOH'-kuh-vich) faces Andy Murray in the men's singles final on Sunday (3:30 a.m. Eastern time). It's a rematch of last September's U.S. Open final. Murray won that showdown in New York for his first Grand Slam title. Djokovic leads 10-8 in career meetings.
Victoria Azarenka (ah-zah-REN'-kuh) has won her second straight Australian Open title. The top seed rallied past sixth-seeded Li Na (lee nah) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the title match.
Azarenka will retain the No. 1 ranking she's mostly held since her first Grand Slam win in Melbourne last year.
Brothers Bob and Mike Bryan won their record 13th Grand Slam men's doubles title. The Americans defeated the Dutch team of Robin Haase and Igor Sijsling 6-3, 6-4.

WORLD CUP SKIING-NEWS
MARIBOR, Slovenia (AP) -- Lindsey Vonn beat rival Tina Maze (MAH'-zeh) on the Slovenian's home snow and in her best discipline to earn a surprising victory in a giant slalom.
Vonn proved again that she is back to her best after an illness. She earned her first GS victory since March of last year, and her second win in a week after taking the downhill in Italy.
With her 59th World Cup win overall, she's just three away from equaling Annemarie Moser Proell's record on the women's side

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) -- Dominik Paris of Italy won the classic World Cup downhill in Kitzbuehel. American Ted Ligety (LIHG'-eh-tee) missed a gate and failed to finish.

FIGURE SKATING
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Even with two falls, Ashley Wagner has become the first woman since Michelle Kwan in 2005 to repeat as champion at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Gracie Gold finished second.


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