Watson, Holmes advance

Young guns Bubba Watson and J.B. Holmes made it through to the quarterfinals of the Match Play Championship in Marana, Ariz., while Robbie Fowler, another young gun, was ousted. Watson beat two-time champion Geoff Ogilvy 6 and 4, Holmes beat Jason Day 1 up and Fowler, coming off a crushing win over Phil Mickelson, lost to Matt Kuchar 2 and 1. U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell went down to Y.E. Yang, 3 and 2. Miguel Angel Jimenez, at 47 the oldest player in the field, routed Ben Crane 7 and 6.


Cabrera likely won't start

Detroit manager Jim Leyland says it's doubtful Miguel Cabrera will play when the Tigers begin their spring training schedule this weekend. The first baseman arrived at camp Thursday after being arrested last week on suspicion of drunken driving. Leyland says Friday that he expects his slugger to have a career best season. - AP


Pride women win

Jill Maier scored six goals and Katie Hertsch had seven ground balls and forced four turnovers to lead No. 20 Hofstra to a 13-9 lacrosse win over visiting Denver.


Daly slides to 17th place

John Daly of Smithtown finished 17th in the World Skeleton Championships at Konigssee, Germany, after his final two runs Friday. The 2010 Olympian was on course to gain more spots, but his mistake in the Kreisel turn cost him time. "This run will haunt me until next season," Daly said. "I think this will give me the energy to train all summer and come back next season ready to go."

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