Heather Richardson dominated the U.S. Long Track Championships in Kearns, Utah, for the second day in a row Saturday, setting a national record in winning the 1,000 meters and wrapping up the speedskating sprint title.
Her time of 1 minute, 13.52 seconds at the Utah Olympic Oval broke Olympian Chris Witty's old mark of 1:13.83 set in 2002.
Olympian Shani Davis won the men's 1,000.
ICE HOCKEY: Boston College coach Jerry York became the NCAA hockey career victory leader, directing the top-ranked Eagles to a 5-3 win over Alabama-Huntsville in the Mariucci Classic. York has 925 victories in 41 seasons to move past former Michigan State coach Ron Mason for the record.
Russia routed Germany, 7-0, for its third straight victory at the junior ice hockey world championships in Ufa, Russia.
Earlier Saturday, Viktor Arvidsson scored twice as Sweden beat Latvia, 5-1, to secure a spot in the knockout round.
TENNIS: Li Na of China won the annual Hua Hin exhibition event by beating top-ranked Victoria Azarenka, 6-3, 2-6, 10-7, after a champions tiebreaker in Thailand.
Novak Djokovic retained his title at the World Tennis Championship exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, by rallying past Nicolas Almagro, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-4, in the final.
SKIING: Kikkan Randall of the United States claimed her second cross-country World Cup victory of the season when she won the prologue event of the Tour de Ski in Germany. The tour consists of seven events over nine days in Germany, Switzerland, and Italy.
Veronika Velez Zuzulova of Slovakia upset the favorites to win a World Cup night slalom in Austria for her first career victory.
SOCCER: Tottenham beat Sunderland, 2-1, and climbed provisionally into third place in the Premier League.
Manchester City survived the first-half sending-off of Samir Nasri for an apparent head butt to edge past Norwich, 4-3.
- Associated Press