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Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.

Hibbert, Lee suspended one game each for altercation

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Knicks' Wallace likely out for season with broken foot 2013-02-27T194910Z_1_BRE91Q14K_RTROPTC_0_US-NBA-KNICKS-WALLACE. XML () -

Woods against anchored putter despite PGA Tour stance

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida (Reuters) - Tiger Woods supports the idea of banning players from anchoring long putters to their body despite the PGA Tour's recent public opposition to a proposal from golf's rulemakers to outlaw the practice. Last November, the United States Golf Association (USGA) and the Royal and Ancient (R&A) said they wanted to enforce the ban starting in 2016, but PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem came out against that plan last Sunday.

Injury keeps Vazquez off Puerto Rico WBC team: report 2013-02-27T211552Z_1_BRE91Q182_RTROPTC_0_US-BASEBALL-WBC-VAZQUE Z.XML () -

Still adjusting, McIlroy resumes battle with Woods

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida (Reuters) - World number one Rory McIlroy will be keen to dispel any doubts about the impact of his equipment change in this week's Honda Classic where he comes up against a field featuring Tiger Woods. McIlroy is the defending champion at the PGA National course after a victory last year that sent him to the top of the world rankings for the first time.

Wrestling champion Cejudo enters a new arena

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Olympic freestyle wrestling champion Henry Cejudo is entering the mixed martial arts arena knowing that he has a lot to learn. Some things, however, he already knows.

Chiefs trade for QB Alex Smith with 49ers: report 2013-02-27T175637Z_1_BRE91Q0YY_RTROPTC_0_US-NFL-CHIEFS-SMITH.XM L () -

Federer and Djokovic power through in Dubai

DUBAI (Reuters) - Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic strolled to easy victories in the Dubai Championships second round on Wednesday, keeping the world's top two players on course for a showdown in Saturday's final. Other dangers await after Tomas Berdych and Juan Martin Del Potro also claimed straight set wins, but few in Wednesday's 5,000 capacity crowd would bet against another meeting between the big two, winners of 23 Grand Slam titles between them.

Miyazato pulls out of HSBC champions with whiplash 2013-02-27T202908Z_2_BRE91Q0FZ_RTROPTC_0_US-GOLF-LPGA-CRASH.XML () -

LeBron, Wade help Heat topple Kings in double OT

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