Ducks fire coach Carlyle ... For Vonn, it's a wrap ... Virginia takes on North Carolina

Posted at 9:39 AM, Feb 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-11 09:39:26-05

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks fired coach Randy Carlyle on Sunday amid a seven-game losing streak. The Ducks say general manager Bob Murray will take over as interim coach for the remainder of the regular season. Anaheim will name a new coach following the season. Carlyle, the winningest coach in Ducks history, was in his second stint with Anaheim. He led the team to the Stanley Cup in 2007 and three appearances in the Western Conference Final (2006, 2007, 2017).

ARE, Sweden (AP) — Lindsey Vonn won the bronze medal in downhill on Sunday in the final race of her career. It's a medal that brings Vonn full circle: the American's two silvers at the 2007 worlds on the same course in Are, Sweden, were the first two major championship medals of her career. Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia defended her title from the 2017 worlds, finishing 0.23 seconds ahead of Corinne Suter of Switzerland and 0.49 ahead of Vonn.

UNDATED (AP) — In Top 25 men's basketball tonight, No. 3 Virginia takes on No. 8 North Carolina. And It's No. 13 Kansas at TCU. For the women, it's No. 5 UConn vs. No. 12 South Carolina. Nineteenth-ranked Kentucky plays Alabama and No. 23 Michigan State plays Indiana.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has chosen its capital, Seoul, for its bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics, which it hopes to jointly host with rival North Korea as a peace gesture. South Korea's Olympic committee announced the decision after a meeting today. The Koreas are expected to officially inform the International Olympic Committee of their intent to co-host the 2032 Olympics on Friday during a meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland.

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds are fashionably celebrating the 150th anniversary of the professional baseball-pioneering Red Stockings team. Joey Votto and crew will play games in 15 sets of throwback uniforms, including a navy blue and a red-pants "Palm Beach" version, during a season-long celebration of the city's baseball heritage. The Red Stockings popularized eye-catching uniforms with knicker-style pants and bright red socks while elevating the sports with a variety of innovations.