BC-AP Sports Preview Digest

BC-AP Sports Preview Digest
January 21, 2013, 11:59 am
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Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Monday. A full Sports Digest will be sent about 3 p.m. All times EST:

- SANTA CLARA, Calif. - These days, Jack Harbaugh stays away from game-planning chatter or strategy sessions with his Super Bowl-bound coaching sons. Baltimore's John Harbaugh and little brother Jim of the San Francisco 49ers have been doing this long enough now to no longer need dad's input.

- OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The last time the Baltimore Ravens played in the Super Bowl, Art Modell owned the team and Brian Billick was coach. Now they're back with owner Steve Bisciotti, coach John Harbaugh and one significant link to both Super teams: linebacker Ray Lewis.

- SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Coming off its win at top-ranked Louisville, Syracuse hosts Cincinnati trying to keep its long home winning streak going.

- MELBOURNE, Australia - Americans Serena Williams and Sloane Stephens win in the fourth round at the Australian Open to set up a head-to-head matchup. One is a 15-time major champion. The other is making her first appearance in a Grand Slam quarterfinal.

- STORRS, Conn. - The fourth-ranked Duke women put their unbeaten record on the line when they visit No. 3 UConn. The Blue Devils are the last undefeated team in Division I basketball, but have lost their last five meetings with the Huskies by an average of 29 points.

- The only thing stopping the Sacramento Kings from a sale and move to Seattle is approval by NBA owners. The Maloof family has agreed to sell the Kings to a Seattle group led by investor Chris Hansen. The deal is still pending a vote by the NBA Board of Governors.

- NEW YORK - Hall of Famers Dave Winfield and Joe Morgan are among the speakers at a memorial service for former baseball players' union head Marvin Miller, who died in November at 95.