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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — This was the sort of match, riveting and rollicking, that keeps Roger Federer in tennis — even with all of those Grand Slam titles and other accomplishments, even at age 38, even with two sets of twins to raise.Two points from defeat at the Australian …
BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin mastered a tricky course to win a women’s World Cup downhill Friday for her fifth victory of the season and first in 2020.The three-time overall champion from the United States was one third of a second off the lead at her second split but …
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — NFL free agent Antonio Brown was granted bail on Friday after turning himself in at a Florida jail on charges that he and his trainer attacked the driver of a moving truck that carried some of his possessions from California. Broward County Judge Corey Amanda …
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints are going to court to keep the public from seeing hundreds of emails that allegedly show team executives doing public relations damage control for the area's Roman Catholic archdiocese to help it contain the fallout from a burgeoning sexual abuse …
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Perhaps Serena Williams, now 38, will win a 24th Grand Slam title someday.And maybe Coco Gauff, still just 15, never will earn her first major championship.Sure felt, though, as if a generational shift was being signaled Friday at the Australian Open, with a pair …
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A quick look at the Australian Open:LOOKAHEAD TO SATURDAYThey were born a month apart, two 34-year-olds who, as they would say in Australia, are as different as chalk and cheese. John Isner is tall and lanky, 10 inches taller in fact than Stan Wawrinka. The …
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local):12:50 a.m.Roger Federer has been pushed all the way before recording his 100th match win at the Australian Open and reaching the Round of 16 at Melbourne Park for the 18th time with a 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 …
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The dread was familiar. The fear too. They gripped MyKayla Skinner shortly after she decided to return to elite gymnastics last summer.Skinner wasn't worried about recapturing the skills that made her an alternate on the 2016 U.S. Olympic team. A standout college career …
TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo put on a flashy fireworks display on Friday to mark the 6-months-to-go milestone for this year's Olympics.The show took place high above a barge stationed in Tokyo Bay that supports a massive replica of the five Olympic rings, a reminder the games are almost here.Japan …
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Coco Gauff plays nothing like what her age — still just 15 — or her ranking — 67th and rapidly rising — would suggest.Everyone keeps finding out that no matter an opponent's experience or accolades, no matter the stakes or the stage, …
NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets made it official, hiring Luis Rojas as their manager to replace Carlos Beltrán.New York announced the move Thursday, a week after Beltrán departed without managing a game. Rojas, who had been the Mets' quality control coach, was given a multiyear …
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — 15-year-old Coco Gauff upsets defending champion Naomi Osaka at Australian Open.
Here are a few things to watch as most Southeastern Conference schools face off against the Big 12 in the annual Big 12/SEC Challenge:GAME OF THE WEEKENDA lot of attention will be focused on Gainesville and whether host Florida (12-6, 4-2) can upend top-ranked Baylor. The Gators are 2-16 all-time …
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference:GAME OF THE WEEKENDClemson at No. 6 Louisville. The Cardinals (16-3, 7-1) claimed the only regular-season meeting with Duke last weekend after a big performance from freshman point guard David Johnson. Now …
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Big 12 takes a break from conference play this weekend when its teams match up with members of the Southeastern Conference for the SEC-Big 12 Challenge. He's a look at those games and the week ahead:GAME OF THE WEEKENDThird-ranked Kansas will be without big men …
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It was bittersweet, Caroline. Tears flowed after 2018 Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki's professional career ended with a third-round loss Friday at Melbourne Park.Wozniacki — “I'm not a crier,” she insisted — got emotional …
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Paying close attention paid off for Oregon's Chris Duarte.The junior guard had 30 points, 11 rebounds and eight steals, and the No. 12 Ducks outlasted Southern California 79-70 in double overtime Thursday night. “I was watching the point guard's eyes. I was …
What to watch in Big Ten basketball this weekend:GAME OF THE WEEKENDNo. 21 Illinois at Michigan, Saturday. The Illini (14-5, 6-2) are tied for first place in the league after No. 11 Michigan State's loss at Indiana on Thursday night. That's a big deal for Illinois, which hasn't finished above .500 …
Once again, LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo are All-Star captains.Once again, the fans — mostly, anyway — got who they wanted as the game’s starters.And once again, too many NBA players made a mockery of their vote to decide which colleagues should start the …
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — With the game in the balance, UCLA’s Chris Smith wasn’t about to settle for perimeter jumpers.The 6-foot-9 guard scored nine of his 15 points down the stretch, leading UCLA to a 62-58 victory over Oregon State on Thursday night.Smith’s three-point …

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