High school basketball
Maci Morris, who has signed to play at the University of Kentucky, scored 25 points in Bell County's 59-38 victory against Harlan in the 13th Region girls' championship at Corbin. She also had five rebounds and two assists. Katrina Johnson and Jessica Sanders added 13 and 11 points, respectively.
■ Another Kentucky signee, Morgan Rich, scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in Allen County-Scottsville's 58-39 victory against Bowling Green in the 4th Region finals at Western Kentucky University.
■ Whitney Omara had 22 points and three rebounds in Mason County's 51-47 victory against host Clark County in the 10th Region finals. Paige Taylor and Sydney Anderson scored 12 apiece for the Cardinals. It was the first time the Lady Royals have won the region title since 1987.
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■ DeAsia Outlaw scored 33 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Henderson County won its third straight 2nd Region championship with a 62-41 victory over Webster County.
■ I'liyah Green's double-double — 20 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks — sent Male past Eastern 62-45 in the 7th Region finals at Valley.
■ Mercy defeated Bullitt East 61-54 in the 6th Region finals at Valley. Jessica Laemmle led the way with 16 points, four rebounds and three assists. Lindsey Duvall had 19 points and 14 rebounds in the Lady Chargers' loss.
Softball edges A&M on Steed's home run
Maisie Steed knocked a full-count pitch over the wall in leftfield in the top of the seventh inning in the ninth-ranked Kentucky softball team's 3-2 victory over No. 20 Texas A&M on Sunday at College Station, Texas. The win helped the Cats (14-5, 1-2 Southeastern Conference) avoid a sweep in its opening SEC series of the season.
Sunday's win also was Kentucky's 500th as a program.
The Cats also got solo home runs from Ansley Smith and Breanne Ray.
Kelsey Nunley, who pitched 72⁄3 innings on Friday night, threw all seven innings on Sunday. She allowed five hits and two earned runs and struck out a season-high eight.
■ Kyle Cody turned in his second consecutive dominating start, striking out eight and giving up one run in seven innings of the Kentucky baseball team's 9-3 victory over Northern Kentucky in the second game of a doubleheader at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
Kentucky (12-3) stretched its winning streak to 10 games with the doubleheader sweep.
Cody pitched seven no-hit innings in his last start on Saturday.
In Sunday's opening game, Dustin Beggs struck out a career-high eight batters in seven innings, leading UK to a 7-6 win.
■ Kentucky's Sha'Keela Saunders was named Southeast Region Field Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Saunders finished first in the long jump at the Southeastern Conference championships. The sophomore will head to next week's NCAA championships ranked second in the nation in the event, and ninth in the triple jump.
Suh appears headed to Miami for $114M
The Miami Dolphins are expected to sign star defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, the four-time Pro Bowl selection from the Detroit Lions, the Sun Sentinel confirmed through NFL sources. Suh is expected to sign a deal for $114 million with $60 million guaranteed. Suh's guaranteed money would be the second-largest in NFL history behind San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who is guaranteed $61 million and ahead of Dallas QB Tony Romo ($55 million), Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers ($54 million) and Chicago QB Jay Cutler ($54 million).
■ Sources told the Associated Press that five-time Pro Bowl running back Frank Gore, cornerback Byron Maxwell and quarterback Mark Sanchez agreed to contracts with Philadelphia.
Shared Belief a no-go for Dubai World Cup
Shared Belief won't run in the $10 million Dubai World Cup this month. Jerry Hollendorfer, who trains the 4-year-old gelding, said there are enough races in the U.S. with big purses to run in, and the ownership group doesn't want to make the long trip to the Middle East. Shared Belief won the $1 million Santa Anita Handicap by 41/4 lengths Saturday, making him 10-1 in his career. Hollendorfer said Shared Belief's next start will be in the Grade II Oaklawn Handicap on April 11 in Arkansas.
Reigning Horse of the Year and Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome is headed to Dubai for the March 28 race. Also going to Dubai is Breeders' Cup Sprint winner Secret Circle, who will run in the $2 million Golden Shaheen on the same day for trainer Bob Baffert.
Campbellsville's Caston wins NAIA title
Campbellsville's Davion Caston upset top-seeded Michael Ruiz of Great Falls 10-5 to win the 133-pound title at the NAIA championships on Saturday in Topeka, Kan. Ruiz had pinned his way through the bracket before running into Caston.
"He's been beating people so bad this year, I'm not sure when his last full match was," Caston said. "Coach (Franky James) was telling me, 'If you can take him deep into the third period, then you can probably have your way with him.' I stuck to the plan, and knew I could go for seven minutes, nine minutes or however long it would take me to go."
The Tigers' Travis McIntosh was second at 174 pounds after losing 8-0 to four-time national champion Brock Gutches of Southern Oregon.
Another triple-double for Westbrook
Russell Westbrook posted his fifth triple-double in six games to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Toronto Raptors 108-104 on Sunday night. Westbrook, the NBA's leading scorer, had 30 points, matched a career high with 17 assists and grabbed 11 rebounds for his seventh triple-double of the season and 15th of his career. Enes Kanter added 21 points and 12 rebounds.
■ Tony Parker had a season-high 32 points in leading the host San Antonio Spurs to their fifth straight victory, 116-105 over the Chicago Bulls. Nazr Mohammed was 4-for-4 with eight points and two rebounds in 61/2 minutes for Chicago.
Bogey-free Park two shots better than Ko
Inbee Park claimed her 13th career LPGA title by winning the HSBC Women's Champions on Sunday in Singapore, shooting a 2-under 70 in the final round to win by two strokes. Park, who started the day with the same two-stroke lead, had birdies on Nos. 7 and 11 at Sentosa Golf Club to finish the tournament at 15-under 273, clear of 17-year-old Lydia Ko, who also shot a 70.
■ Alex Cejka won the Puerto Rico Open for his first PGA Tour title, making a 12-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a five-man playoff. The 44-year-old Czech-born German won in his 287th start on the PGA Tour.
The last word
Kansas City Royals Manager Ned Yost, after a swarm of bees delayed the start of a spring training game against the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday:
"I've never seen mass bee genocide."