Warriors’ Curry has bruised left ankleThe Warriors said an MRI on point guard Stephen Curry’s left ankle shows a bone bruise and his status is officially day to day. Curry was injured in the third quarter of Golden State’s victory over the Timberwolves on Wednesday night. He said after the game he will ‘‘probably’’ play at San Antonio on Friday night. Curry had repeated problems with his left ankle during the playoffs . . . No charges will be filed in a nightclub fight involving Bucks center Larry Sanders. The Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office announced the decision Thursday after reviewing the ‘‘altercation’’ that happened early Sunday. Sanders sat out the Bucks’ win Wednesday over Cleveland because of a sore thumb . . . The Atlanta Dream announced an agreement to keep the team at Philips Arena through the 2015 season.
Woods well back in rainy Turkish Open
Playing only 10 holes because of rain and flooding, Tiger Woods struggled and was well off the lead in the first round of the Turkish Airlines Open in Antalaya that was cut short because of fading light. Woods and most of the field were unable to complete their rounds after the start was delayed three hours. He was at 1 under after 10 holes following a bogey on No. 9. Paul Casey was at 7 under through 14 holes and Ricardo Gonzalez and Thorbjorn Olesen were the clubhouse leaders after 6-under-par 66s . . . Brian Gay made eight birdies on his way to a 7-under 63, giving him a share of the lead with Briny Baird in the McGladrey Classic in St. Simons Island, Ga. The opening round could not be completed because of a fog delay lasting nearly two hours . . . Shiho Oyama shot a 4-under 68 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the Mizuno Classic in Shima, Japan. Defending champ Stacy Lewis opened with a 71.
Pelini denies drug use, wants job back
Carl Pelini wants his job back as football coach at Florida Atlantic, asking school officials to rescind the resignation letter that he now claims he was forced to sign after being confronted with allegations that he used drugs. Pelini said he denied using the drugs, later identified in other documents as marijuana and cocaine. When Florida Atlantic announced his resignation Oct. 30, athletic director Patrick Chun said Pelini acknowledged that he used drugs . . . Michigan center Mitch McGary will miss Friday night’s opener against UMass-Lowell because of a lingering back problem, and it’s not clear when he'll return . . . North Carolina leading scorer P.J. Hairston and senior Leslie McDonald will miss at least the season opener against Oakland on Friday night because of NCAA eligibility concerns . . . Kansas freshman Brannen Greene was taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital for evaluation and then was released Thursday after taking a blow to his lower abdomen during basketball practice . . . Oregon guard Dominic Artis and forward Ben Carter have each been suspended for the season’s first nine games for selling team apparel . . . Tony Barbee (basketball), Ned Deane (football), Julie Ready-Mulvey (women’s basketball), Jim Weller (lacrosse), Rebecca Donaghue (cross-country/track & field), and Doug Welenc (baseball) will be inducted into the UMass Athletics Hall of Fame on Jan. 26, joining former softball coach Elaine Sortino, who was inducted in October following her death this fall . . . Eddie Robinson Jr., the son of former Grambling football coach Eddie Robinson, died Wednesday in a Dallas hospital after complications from a heart transplant. He was 70.
Schuler, Salt Lake stop Galaxy’s run
Sebastian Velasquez scored his first MLS goal in the first half, Chris Schuler added the winning goal in the first overtime, and Real Salt Lake advanced to the Western Conference finals with a 2-0 victory over the visiting Los Angeles Galaxy. Salt Lake won the two-game series, 2-1, on aggregate and ended the Galaxy’s bid for a third consecutive MLS Cup . . . Defending champion Novak Djokovic joined Rafael Nadal in the ATP World Tour Finals semifinals in London, overcoming Juan Martin del Potro , 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 . . . Calgary Flames left wing Curtis Glencross is expected to miss 4-6 weeks with a sprained medial collateral ligament suffered in Tuesday’s loss at Minnesota . . . Philadelphia sculptor Stephen Lane was selected to create a statue of boxer Joe Frazier that should be finished by the end of next year. Plans were initially sidetracked after the original sculptor died in August . . . A series of proposed changes to the World Anti-Doping Code will be voted on at the World Conference on Doping in Sport in Johannesburg next week. WADA is proposing to double the standard ban for serious doping offenses from two years to four years . . . The Polish city of Krakow is bidding to host the 2022 Winter Olympics along with neighboring Slovakia. Oslo, Norway also announced its bid .