BC-AP Sports Preview Digest

Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Sunday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EST:

- TORONTO - The basketball world will likely still be buzzing about the entertaining dunk contest when the All-Stars take the floor. Zach LaVine won his second straight dunk contest after an instant classic against Aaron Gordon. Game starts at 8:30 p.m.

- TORONTO - One of the biggest events at the NBA's All-Star weekend is the shoe unveil, when designers bring out custom-made shoes for the players on the big stage.

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- TORONTO - LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade were forever linked when they were taken in the first five picks of the 2003 NBA Draft. More than a decade later, they're together at All-Star weekend.

- PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Phil Mickelson goes after a record-tying fifth victory in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. He leads by two over Hiroshi Iwata going into the final round.

- EDINA, Minn. - Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher speaks about his decision to fire coach Mike Yeo, as the pressure now falls squarely on Fletcher to help get the Wild playing back to their potential.

- Two men's college basketball games of note: No. 8 Michigan State vs. Indiana, (1 p.m.); No. 9 North Carolina vs. Pittsburgh (1 p.m.).

- SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Thousands of runners hit the pavement for the Los Angeles Marathon, stretching 26.2 miles from Dodger Stadium to the Santa Monica Pier.

- DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - NASCAR drivers go for the pole for next week's Daytona 500. Qualifying starts at 1:15 p.m.

- MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The youngest American in an ATP Tour final since Michael Chang in 1989, teenager Taylor Fritz tries to match Chang with a victory in just his third ATP event, playing three-time defending champ Kei Nishikori of Japan in the Memphis Open championship. Final starts at 4 p.m.