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Posted on January 28, 2013 at 6:00 PM

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Not even a sloppy finish could keep Tiger Woods from another win at Torrey Pines. Woods led by as many as eight shots on the back nine today until a painfully slow finish led to some indifferent shots in the final hour of the Farmers Insurance Open. Woods closed with an even-par 72 for a four-shot victory.

TORONTO (AP) — Center Andrew Bogut is in the starting lineup for the Golden State Warriors tonight against the Raptors, his first action since November 7. Bogut has been limited to just four games this season while recovering from microfracture surgery on his left ankle.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Several San Francisco 49ers say they would have no problem if their sons played football, even though President Obama has questioned the safety of the game. During an interview today at the Super Bowl, All-Pro linebacker Aldon Smith said anyone involved in the sport knows the requirements. Guard Alex Boone says football has to be "physical," and that if his children want to play, they can.

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Luke Gregerson's agent says the pitcher has agreed to a $3.2 million, one-year contract with the San Diego Padres. The 28-year-old right-hander had asked for $3.75 million in arbitration and had been offered $2,875,000.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have announced the launch of SportsNet LA, their regional sports network with Time Warner Cable for the 2014 season. Dodgers owner Mark Walter says the new network will give fans "more content and more Dodger baseball." The Dodgers will remain on Fox's Prime Ticket this year.

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