Tiger Woods, a seven-time champion at Torrey Pines, was in range of the Farmers Insurance Open lead until two bogeys on the last four holes resulted in a 4-under 68 on the South Course on Thursday.

"I made a few mistakes out there, but I made some nice plays as well," he said.

Phil Mickelson had a 72 on the North Course, which played 1½ strokes easier than the South Course.

Defending champion Brandt Snedeker played bogey-free on the North for a 7-under 65 and a share of the lead with K.J. Choi, who played the South.

  • Ryder Cup stars Martin Kaymer and Sergio Garcia were among the players tied for the lead at the Qatar Masters in Doha. Kaymer (5-under 67), Garcia (66), Ricardo Santos (70) and Marcus Fraser (67) were at 9-under 135.

    Baseball

    Arizona traded Justin Upton to Atlanta in a deal that sent infielder/outfielder Martin Prado to the Diamondbacks. Upton will join his brother B.J. in Atlanta. The Braves also acquired third baseman Chris Johnson and gave up top pitching prospect Randall Delgado and minor-leaguer pitcher Zeke Spruill, shortstop Nick Ahmed and first baseman Brandon Drury. B.J. Upton signed a five-year, $75.25 million free agent deal with Atlanta in November. Justin Upton has three years and $38.5 million left on his contract. He vetoed a trade to Seattle earlier this offseason.


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  • Boston signed former A's reliever Craig Breslow to a $6.25 million, two-year deal, avoiding arbitration. He went 3-0 with a 2.70 ERA for Arizona and Boston in 2012. The Red Sox hold a $4 million option for 2015. Also, Pedro Martinez, a three-time Cy Young Award winner who spent seven seasons in Boston, will serve as a special assistant to general manager Ben Cherington.

  • Former Milwaukee outfielder Nyjer Morgan, 32, signed a $1.6 million, one-year with the Yokohama BayStars of Japan's Central League.

  • Thousands of fans braved a bitter cold and turned out for Stan Musial's public visitation at Cathedral Basilica in St. Louis. Musial, a 24-time All-Star for the Cardinals, died Saturday. He was 92. The funeral will be Saturday at the church

    Motor sports

    Joe Gibbs Racing said Kyle Busch signed a long-term extension to continue driving the No. 18 Toyota Camry. In addition, JGR will field the No. 54 Toyota in the Nationwide Series for at least 25 races with Busch as the primary driver. Terms weren't disclosed. Busch has won 105 NASCAR races, including 24 in Sprint Cup. But he finished 13th in the Sprint Cup standings in 2012.

  • Scott Pruett earned the pole for this weekend's Rolex 24 at Daytona, averaging 127.455 mph at the 3.56-mile road course at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. He'll team with Memo Rojas, Juan Pablo Montoya and Charlie Kimball in in the No. 01 BMW/Riley DP Chip Ganassi entry.

    Figure skating

    Ashley Wagner is on her way to win back-to-back women's titles, taking the short program at the U.S. Championships in Omaha, Neb. Her clean and elegant "Red Violin" program earned 67.57 points. Wagner is more than two points ahead of Agnes Zawadzki going into Saturday's free skate. Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir took a commanding lead after the pairs short program.

  • Russian star Evgeni Plushenko fell in the short program and dropped out of the European championships with a back problem in Zagreb, Croatia.

    Miscellany

    Florida State offensive coordinator James Coley is leaving his alma mater for the same job at rival Miami. He's the sixth assistant leaving Jimbo Fisher's staff since the end of the season

  • Minority owner Dell Loy Hansen bought out Dave Checketts' 49 percent of Real Salt Lake. The MLS sale includes the 20,000-seat Rio Tinto Stadium and ESPN700 sport radio.