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Published:Monday | March 13, 2017 | 3:00 AM

Shakespeare still Leicester boss

LEICESTER, England (AP):

Craig Shakespeare will remain in charge of Leicester City until the end of the season, tasked with keeping the ailing champions in the English Premier League following Claudio Ranieri's firing.

Shakespeare has won both league games since being promoted from assistant coach last month, steering Leicester three points clear of the relegation zone. Ranieri was dismissed despite delivering the title last season in one of the biggest upsets witnessed in sports.

 

Wei wins 4th All England title

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP):

Top-ranked Lee Chong Wei won his fourth All England Open crown on Sunday and changed his mind about it being his 13th and last visit to badminton's oldest championship.

After swatting aside first-time finalist Shi Yuqi of China 21-12, 21-10, Chong Wei said he will return to defend the title of his favorite tournament.

"Every year I come here, I feel like I am playing at home," the Malaysian said. "I will definitely come back next year."

 

Aldridge out with heart arrhythmia

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP):

San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge will be out indefinitely due to a minor heart arrhythmia, the latest occurrence of heart issues for the five-time All-Star.

Coach Gregg Popovich said Aldridge informed the team "he felt a little odd" during San Antonio's 112-102 loss at Oklahoma City on Thursday, leading to the diagnosis.