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Fri. Jan. 30 4:27 pm

Sports

Augusta native Carl Jackson, who has caddied in a record 53 Masters Tournaments, was selected on Thursday to be the honoree of this year's Mayor's Masters Reception on April 6, the Monday of Masters Week.

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Andrew Harrison scored 15 points to lead a balanced Kentucky attack, and the No. 1 Wildcats pulled away in the second half for a 69-53 victory over Missouri on Thursday night.

USC Aiken outfielder Tyler Moore, a junior from Evans, has been named a preseason second team All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

TAMPA, Fla. - Cedric Paquette had three goals, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-1 on Thursday night to leapfrog the Red Wings into first place in the Atlantic Division.

Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague have been picked as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, giving the sizzling Atlanta Hawks three selections.

COLUMBIA - A'ja Wilson scored 17 points, Alaina Coates had 14 points and 10 rebounds and No. 1 South Carolina routed Alabama for the second time this month in a 85-54 victory Thursday night.

Paine College blew a double-digit lead in the second half and fell at Morehouse, 62-61 on Thursday night, snapping their 13-game winning streak

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -Tiger Woods struggles before a record crowd while Ryan Palmer shoots 64 for the first-round lead in the Phoenix Open.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Rory McIlroy bogeyed the final hole to miss out on a share of the clubhouse lead during the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday.

MELBOURNE, Australia - Serena Williams is on the verge of a 19th major title after beating 19-year-old Madison Keys 7-6 (5), 6-2 on Thursday and setting up an Australian Open final against long-time rival Maria Sharapova.

Harlem senior Reggie Reid is the player of the week.

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