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Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide
–NBA-LEADING PACERS NOTCH MOST LOPSIDED WIN
NBA leader Indiana recorded its biggest winning margin of the season by cruising to a 39-point victory over an undermanned Denver.
–WORK CONTINUES AT WORLD CUP STADIUM DESPITE ANOTHER WORKER DEATH
Work continues at the World Cup stadium in the jungle city of Manaus despite a Brazilian union’s threat to strike to protest a worker’s death at the venue.
— HOEFL-RIESCH IS OUT OF REACH AGAIN, TAKES SUPER GOLD
For the second Winter Olympics in a row, Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany won the gold in the women’s super-combined.
–PETTY SAYS PATRICK CAN’T WIN A RACE
NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Richard Petty says the series’ only female driver Danica Patrick can only win a Sprint Cup Series race ”if everybody else stayed home.”
–VENUS BACK TO WINNING WAYS AT QATAR OPEN
Venus Williams eased past Croatian qualifier Petra Martic to line up a second-round match with former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the Qatar Open.