Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide
–RUSSIA TOPS MEDAL STANDINGS AS SOCHI 2014 CONCLUDES
Winter Olympics in Sochi closes with host nation Russia finishing top of the medal standings, ahead of Norway and Canada.
–DALE EARNHARDT JR. WINS DAYTONA 500
Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins the Daytona 500 a decade after his first win in the NASCAR classic, and ends a long victory drought.
–AUSTRALIAN DAY WINS MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP
Australian Jason Day wins the Match Play Championship, prevailing over Frenchman Victor Dubuisson, who stayed alive with some remarkable shots.
–CLIPPERS WINS AT THUNDER TO SHOW WEST CREDENTIALS
The L.A. Clippers proved they are the real deal in Western Conference by winning at leader Oklahoma City.
–LIVERPOOL BEATS SWANSEA TO KEEP UP TITLE CHALLENGE
Liverpool beats Swansea 4-3 in a seesawing match to keep up its English Premier League title challenge.