Fast friends and occasional road roommates Brittany Lincicome and Stacy Lewis overcame the stifling desert heat to shoot 6-under 66s, sharing the first-round lead at the LPGA Tour's first major of the year, the Kraft Nabisco Championship at Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Sandra Gal and Mika Miyazato were one shot back. The temperature rose above 100 during afternoon play.
Hard-luck quarterback Chad Pennington, 34, tore an anterior cruciate ligament in a pickup basketball game and will undergo surgery. The former Jets and Dolphins quarterback is now a free agent. Tommy Ford used a blazing second run on mushy snow to defend his giant slalom title at the U.S. championships in Winter Park, Colo., edging Tim Jitloff and favorite Ted Ligety. Roger Federer advanced to the semifinals of the Sony Ericsson Open in Key Biscayne, Fla., when Gilles Simon retired with a stiff neck after losing the first three games. Maria