Jessie Diggins, Olympic gold medalist from Afton, anchored the U.S. women's cross-country team to a second-place finish Sunday in a World Cup 4x5k relay in Lillehammer, Norway.

Diggins and her teammates, Sophie Caldwell, Sadie Maubet Bjornsen and Rosie Brennan, finished 48 seconds behind. Diggins also won a silver medal Saturday, in the skiathlon.

Norway, including skiathlon winner Therese Johaug, won the race, and Sweden finished third.

The United States was about nine seconds behind Sweden when Diggins' leg began. She caught up to Sweden's Moa Lundgren in the first lap, but neither managed to close the gap on Norway's Heidi Weng. Diggins posted the fastest 5k lap of the day at 14 minutes, 37 seconds.


Ortiz makes it back home

Former Boston slugger David Ortiz made his first public appearance in his native Dominican Republic since he was shot there.

He was greeted by a standing ovation when he entered Quisqueya Stadium Juan Marichal in Santo Domingo for a charity exhibition and home run derby.

"Praise God and long live the Dominican Republic," said Ortiz, who did not play. "I'm happy to be here with my people."

Arizona adds reliever Guerra

Righthanded reliever Junior Guerra and Arizona agreed on a one-year contract that guarantees $2.65 million. Guerra was 9-5 with a 3.55 ERA in 71 appearances last season for Milwaukee.


Athletes call for Russia ban

An athlete committee of the World Anti Doping Agency called for Russia to be banned entirely from the Olympics after the country "made a mockery not only of those who play by the rules but those who create and safeguard them."

WADA's executive committee meets Monday to decide whether to approve a recommendation that would ban the Russian flag from the next two Olympics but would allow some Russians to compete as neutrals if they can prove they weren't affected by the doping.


Women's skiing: Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany took the fourth World Cup super-G victory of her career, winning in 1 minute, 20 seconds in Lake Louise, Alberta. World Cup super-G defending champion Mikaela Shiffrin of the U.S. finished 10th.

Golf: Jason Langer made a 16-foot eagle putt on the first hole of a playoff, and he and father Bernard won the PNC Father Son Challenge in Orlando. Minnesotan Tom Lehman and son Thomas finished third.

Men's skiing: The United States' Tommy Ford took his first World Cup victory, winning a giant slalom on the Birds of Prey course at Beaver Creek, Colo.

Bobsled: Francesco Friedrich of Germany won a World Cup bobsled race at Lake Placid, N.Y., extending his streak of major two-man races with a medal to 17. He teamed with brakeman Alexander Schueller.