Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross

WATCH LIVE: World Series of Beach Volleyball

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Kerri Walsh Jennings hopes to hit another milestone Sunday.

The most decorated women’s beach volleyball player of all time can notch her 50th career FIVB tournament win, if she and April Ross can dispatch a Brazilian pair at the World Series of Beach Volleyball final in Long Beach, Calif.

NBC and NBC Sports Live Extra will carry live coverage beginning at 3:30 p.m. ET.

Walsh Jennings, 35 and a three-time Olympic champion, already owns the record for most FIVB wins by a woman. The only men she trails are Brazilians Emanuel (76) and Ricardo (55).

She and Ross are the top seeds and favorites in the final of the biggest tournament in the U.S. this year, an FIVB Grand Slam event. The opponents, Brazil’s Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas, are the fifth seeds but beat Walsh Jennings and Ross in their most recent meeting in Shanghai in May.

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Walsh Jennings and Ross have won half of their 10 FIVB World Tour tournaments together since teaming up last year, after Misty May-Treanor retired and Walsh Jennings had her third child following the London Olympics.

They are the only women’s team to win multiple Grand Slam events this season.

In the men’s final in Long Beach, 2008 Olympic champion Phil Dalhausser and two-time Olympian Sean Rosenthal face Poland’s Grzegorz Fijałek and Mariusz Prudel in a No. 1 seed vs. No. 2 seed duel. That’s at 5:30 p.m. ET.

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Russian pairs skater slices leg in worlds practice, needs 10 stitches (video)

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Russian pairs skater Yevgenia Tarasova needed 10 stitches after her partner’s skate sliced her leg in practice Wednesday.

Hours later, Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov skated to third place in the short program at the world championships in Helsinki.

“We were thinking about withdrawing because after this incident we left the ice immediately, there was a long break off the ice, we didn’t know how I would feel in skates,” Tarasova said afterward. “But when I was asked, ‘Will you skate?’ I said, ‘I will!’ And I wasn’t thinking about the pain during our performance.”

Morozov called her “a hero.”

In Thursday’s free skate, Tarasova and Morozov will be largely tasked with keeping Russia from going three straight years without world championships pairs medalists, which would be the longest drought for Soviet and Russian pairs since their dominance began in the 1960s.

Tarasova and Morozov trail Chinese leaders Sui Wenjing and Han Cong by 1.86 points and second-place Aliona Savchenko and Bruno Massot of Germany by .47.

Another Russian pair is in fifth place going into the free skate (1 p.m. ET, NBCSN, NBCSports.com/live and the NBC Sports app).

Full worlds short program results are here.

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World Cup champ lands first quad cork 1800 (video)

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Switzerland’s Andri Ragettli landed what’s being touted as the first ski quad cork 1800 in a video published recently.

Ragettli, 18, is one of the leading slopestyle skiers in the world. He won the World Cup season title in 2015-16 and placed second this year, in addition to fifth- and sixth-place finishes at the last two Winter X Games.

Previously, Ragettli became the first slopestyle skier to land back-to-back triples in a full competition at the 2016 Winter X Games, according to ESPN.com.

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