Updated: Thursday, 07 Mar 2013, 5:45 PM EST
Published : Thursday, 07 Mar 2013, 5:45 PM EST
MIAMI (AP) — Tiger Woods sits atop a crowded leaderboard as the field completes first round play at the Cadillac Championship at the Blue Monster course at Doral. Woods is tied with Freddie Jacobson (YAHK'-uhb-sihn), Sergio Garcia, Graeme McDowell and Bubba Watson at six under par.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Rafael Furcal's (fur-KAHLZ') right elbow is not getting any better by rehabbing so the St. Louis Cardinals shortstop will undergo major surgery next week. The team doesn't know how long the 35-year-old veteran will be out of action.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Denny Hamlin was fined $25,000 by NASCAR today for criticizing the new Gen-6 race car after last week's race at Phoenix, but the driver says he won't pay. Hamlin compared the new race car unfavorably to last year's car after his third-place finish in Phoenix.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Veteran defensive end Keyunta Dawson won't be testing the NFL's free-agent market. He's inked a one-year deal to remain with the Tennessee Titans.
MOSCOW (AP) —There are new concerns about huge cost overruns for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Russian auditors say the state company responsible for building facilities in Sochi has systematically overstated costs by a total of $504 million, bringing the current price tag to an estimated $51 billion. The 2008 Beijing Summer games cost a record $40 billion.
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