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Sports in Brief: Speedskater Davis wins 1,000 meters at trials

Shani Davis ruled again in the 1,000 meters at the U.S. Olympic speedskating trials, edging Brian Hansen on Sunday in Kearns, Utah.

Shani Davis ruled again in the 1,000 meters at the U.S. Olympic speedskating trials, edging Brian Hansen on Sunday in Kearns, Utah.

The two-time defending Olympic champion won with a time of 1 minute, 7.52 seconds. Hansen finished in 1:07.53.   Heather Richardson won the women's 1,000 in 1:13.23, beating world-record holder Brittany Bowe (1:13.93).

Jessica Jerome earned the first American spot in the first women's ski-jumping competition in Olympics history, winning the U.S. trials in Park City, Utah.   Nicholas Fairall won the men's competition with 253.5 points.  

American Bode Miller was 35th in a World Cup downhill race in Bormio, Italy, won with a perfect run by Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway.

Lindsey Vonn's head coach said that no date has been set for the injured skier's return to the World Cup and that she might not compete at all before the Sochi Olympics in February.

HOCKEY Notre Dame's Vince Hinostroza helped the defending champion United States wrap up a spot in the playoff round of the world junior hockey tournament, scoring twice and adding two assists in an 8-0 victory over Germany in Malmo, Sweden. Boston University's Matt Grzelcyk had a goal and two assists. The United States (3-0-0) will finish Group A play Tuesday against Canada (1-0-1).

AUTO RACING Retired Formula One legend Michael Schumacher, 44, underwent emergency surgery after being admitted to a hospital in a coma with a cranial trauma following a ski accident in Meribel, France. He was in critical condition at a hospital in Grenoble in the French Alps. BFMTV television said the record seven-time world champion had suffered a brain hemorrhage.

Andy Granatelli, 90, the former CEO of the STP motor-oil company who made a mark on motorsports as a car owner, innovator, and entrepreneur, died Sunday of congestive heart failure at a hospital in Santa Barbara, Calif. Granatelli's cars nearly won the Indianapolis 500 in 1967 and '68 with turbine engines. In 1969, Mario Andretti drove his winning car with a conventional engine.

COLLEGES Jake Waters threw for 271 yards and connected with Tyler Lockett on three touchdowns, leading Kansas State (8-5) to its first bowl win in 11 years, 31-14, over Michigan in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl Saturday night in Tempe, Ariz. The Wolverines (7-6) lost their sixth game in an eight-game stretch.

MIXED MARTIAL ARTS Chris Weidman (11-0) successfully defended his UFC middleweight title when Anderson Silva broke his shin on a kick to Weidman's knee Saturday night in Las Vegas. The MGM Grand Garden crowd watched in horror as medical personnel tended to Silva (33-6), whose shin bent to a 90-degree angle after Weidman blocked his kick 1 minute, 16 seconds into the second round. Silva underwent successful surgery early Sunday.

BASEBALL Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig, 23, was arrested Saturday in Naples, Fla., after the Florida Highway Patrol said he was driving 110 m.p.h. in a 70-m.p.h. zone. In April, when he was still in the minors, Puig was charged with reckless driving and speeding after Chattanooga, Tenn., police said he was going 97 m.p.h. in a 50-m.p.h. zone.

- Inquirer wire services