HAWKS MAY SOAR INTO PLAY-OFFS AS THEY KEEP UP WINNING STREAK
QUIETLY and efficiently, the Atlanta Hawks keep piling up victories. The team who headed into the Eastern Conference play-offs last season as the top seeds could be this season's dark horses.
Paul Millsap had 23 points, nine rebounds and five assists and the Hawks snapped the Detroit Pistons' five-game winning streak with a 112-95 victory at The Palace.
Atlanta, who had eight players in double figures, won for the 13th time in their last 16 games.
KO DRIVES HER WAY TO 11TH US LPGA TITLE WITH KIA CLASSIC CROWN
WORLD No. 1 Lydia Ko captured her 11th US LPGA Tour title as she cruised to a four-stroke victory at the Kia Classic on Sunday.
The 18-year-old New Zealander fired a five-under 67 to finish at 19-under 269 and earn US$255,000 (S$350,000) in prize money.
She will remain No. 1 for the 23rd straight week.
MURRAY'S BROTHER IS BRITAIN'S FIRST WORLD NO.1 PRO TENNIS PLAYER
JAMIE Murray will become Britain's first world No. 1 professional tennis player since computerised rankings were introduced in the 1970s after the ATP World Tour confirmed on Sunday he will take top spot in doubles from Marcelo Melo.
The 30-year-old, whose brother Andy is ranked world No. 2 in singles, will take top spot from the Brazilian when the new rankings are published on April 4.
Jamie won the Australian Open doubles title in January alongside Brazilian Bruno Soares.