Friday, February 5
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Lydia Ko returned Friday morning for a 15-foot birdie putt to finish the second round of the Coates Golf Championship. Three putts later, she was out of the lead. Ha Na Jang played her entire second round in the rain-delayed LPGA Tour event in frigid conditions for central Florida. Jang was steady with 15 pars, two birdies and a double bogey on the 13th hole. It added to an even-par 72 and a one-shot lead over Haru Nomura and Ko at the halfway point. The third round was scheduled for this afternoon, with the tournament ending tomorrow.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints cornerback Brandon Browner has posted messages on social media saying farewell to New Orleans and alluding to the "next chapter" in his NFL career. The Saints have not announced a decision to release Browner, which under NFL rules could not take place until Monday. Browner's posts say he "truly did love" New Orleans and appreciated the opportunity the Saints gave him.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Ronni Williams scored 20 points and grabbed 15 rebounds and No. 23 Florida held off No. 12 Texas A&M 83-81 last night. Courtney Williams stole the ball for the Aggies with seven seconds left but Jordan Jones missed a shot at the buzzer.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Vincent Trocheck scored twice and added an assist, Jaromir Jagr had a goal and two assists, and the Florida Panthers beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-3 last night.