Compiled from wire reports

Winter SPORTS


Davis wins gold in 1,000 meters


• Shani Davis won his first World Cup gold medal of the season on Saturday in Kearns, Utah, while Canada’s Christine Nesbitt stayed perfect in the 1,000 meters. Davis claimed the men’s 1,000 at the World Cup long track event at the Utah Olympic Oval in 1 minute, 7.20 seconds. Canada’s Denny Morrison was second (1:07.39) and Stefan Groothuis of the Netherlands was third (1:07.45). Nesbitt finished in 1:13.36, while American Heather Richardson skated a personal best of 1:13.99 to take second.


• Didier Cuche of Switzerland used his last visit to the Streif in Kitzbuehel, Austria, on Saturday to earn a record fifth victory on one of the World Cup’s most challenging downhill courses. Bode Miller nearly crashed on an icy bump and finished 29th. Cuche went down the mountain in 1 minute, 13.28 seconds, in heavy snowfall.


• Tessa Worley of France won a World Cup giant slalom on Saturday after first-run leader Elisabeth Goergl of Austria crashed at the bottom of the second run in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. World Cup leader Lindsey Vonn finished fourth, just missing the podium by three-hundredths of a second despite a spectacular recovery to prevent a crash.


• Maximilian Arndt of Germany got his first victory in a two-man bobsled World Cup race in St. Moritz, Switzerland, to close the gap on overall leader Beat Hefti of Switzerland. Arndt and brakeman Marko Huebenbecker edged Hefti and Thomas Lamparter by 0.16 second.


•?Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria sealed his 39th World Cup ski jump victory in Zakopane, Poland. He finished with 300.3 points after making jumps of 131.5 and 132 meters on the large hill. Richard Freitag of Germany finished 3.5 points behind him with 296.8 points after two leaps of 131 meters.


• Olympic champion Felix Loch led a German sweep of a World Cup luge race in Winterberg, Germany, and closed in on the overall title by winning his fifth race. In doubles luge, Tobias Arlt and Tobias Wendl of Germany claimed their third World Cup win of the season.


 


baseball


Red Sox trade Scutaro to Rockies


• The Colorado Rockies acquired infielder Marco Scutaro from the Boston Red Sox for right-hander Clayton Mortensen. The 36-year-old Scutaro hit a career-high .299 for the Red Sox last year, when he had 26 doubles, seven homers, 54 RBI and a .358 on-base percentage. Mortensen, 26, went 2-4 with a 3.86 ERA last season.


• Pitcher Daniel Bard and the Boston Red Sox reached agreement on a one-year contract. Bard and the Red Sox settled at $1,612,500. The 26-year-old Bard went 2-9 with one save and a 3.33 ERA last season. He excelled as a setup man for Jonathan Papelbon until faltering in the final month.


 


other


U.S. soccer star Krieger injures knee


•?The U.S. women’s soccer team lost a valuable piece when defender Ali Krieger was diagnosed with torn knee ligaments, probably ruling her out for the London Olympics. Krieger tore the anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in her right knee during Friday night’s 14-0 win over the Dominican Republic in a qualifying match.


•?University of Georgia senior cornerback Sanders Commings, 21, was jailed in Athens on a domestic violence charge. UGA police Chief Jimmy Williamson said he was arrested early Saturday, accused of striking his girlfriend in the face in downtown Athens.


• The NHL fined Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban $2,500 for what the league called a “dangerous trip” on Pittsburgh Penguins forward Chris Kunitz.


— From wire reports