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Briefs

Female kicker’s NFL tryout short as kicks

– Lauren Silberman’s NFL tryout lasted all of two kicks, neither of which traveled 20 yards.

Silberman is the first woman to compete at an NFL regional scouting combine. She played club soccer at Wisconsin.

She left the New York Jets’ practice field after injuring her quadriceps. She tried two kickoffs, the first going 19 yards and the second about 13 yards. She then asked to see a trainer.

AUTO RACING

Barrichello rough In stock car debut

In Sao Paulo, former Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello struggled in his first race after joining a stock car series in Brazil, finishing 25th after blowing a tire at Interlagos circuit.

HOCKEY

Carroll, Homestead post tourney wins

Alex McBane scored three goals and Logan Gottschalk had two to lead Carroll to a 7-2 victory over Munster in Fishers in the Indiana State High School Hockey Association state tournament Sunday. In other tournament games at Fishers, Leo played to a 2-all tie with Culver Varsity B, and Bishop Dwenger lost to Carmel Blue, 7-3. At Lutheran Health SportsCenter, Landon Rody scored two power play goals to give Homestead a 2-1 win over Marian. Also at Canlan, Lawrence defeated the Fort Wayne Bruins 8-3, and Valparaiso beat the Summit City Panthers, 5-1. The final rounds will be played Saturday at Notre Dame.

Around the NHL

Still headache-free and with his short-term memory completely returned, Evgeni Malkin went through a full-contact practice with many of his Pittsburgh teammates. … The NHL suspended Philadelphia forward Harry Zolnierczyk four games for charging Ottawa player Mike Lundin, who suffered a concussion.

OLYMPICS

Swiss voters reject 2022 winter bid

Voters in Switzerland rejected a proposed bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics at St. Moritz and Davos. Bid organizers say the project is finished after residents in the Graubuenden state voted Sunday to oppose funding.

SKIING

World Cup winner gets death threat

In Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, World Cup-winning skier Tina Maze was placed under police protection for a super-G race on Sunday after an emailed death threat against her.

SOCCER

Altidore owens US record for Europe

Jozy Altidore broke Clint Dempsey’s record for most goals by an American in a European club season, scoring his 24th Sunday in AZ Alkmaar’s 2-1 loss at RKC Waalwijk in the Dutch Eridivisie. The 23-year-old tied the score in the 69th minute, his 17th league goal to go along with seven in the Dutch Cup.

SPEEDSKATING

American wins women’s 1,000

In Erfurt, Germany, American Brittany Bowe won a 1,000-meter speedskating world cup race, edging Ireen Wust of the Netherlands by 0.04 seconds.

TENNIS

Rested Serena faces Azarenka

Serena Williams, who says she’s feeling better after rest for a twisted ankle and injured lower back, will take on Victoria Azarenka in an exhibition match tonight at Madison Square Garden. Rafael Nadal also faces Juan Martin del Potro in the event.

TRIATHLON

Competitor dies in frigid water

A 46-year-old Texas man died of an apparent heart attack in the frigid waters of the San Francisco Bay just moments after the start of the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon, race officials in San Francisco said. The unidentified man was pulled from the water and CPR was performed, but he could not be revived. The race had participants from around the world ranging from 13 to 80 years old. The winner was Javier Gomez of Spain.

VOLLEYBALL

Grand Canyon defeats IPFW

IPFW lost 3-1 to Grand Canyon in Phoenix on Saturday, despite 20 kills from Andy Sellan, 49 assists from Omar Rivera and 13 digs by Luis Bertran. Grand Canyon won 23-25, 25-23, 25-21, 25-19, paced by Ryan Mather’s 15 kills and Keith Smith’s 53 assists.

WRESTLING

Bulgaria’s coach on hunger strike

Bulgaria’s national coach, Armen Nazaryan, has started a hunger strike to protest the IOC decision to drop wrestling from the Olympic program.

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