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Nadal into 4th round; oldest and youngest out in Australia

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:27:28 GMT2018-01-19T10:27:28Z

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- The heat wasn't a factor for Rafael Nadal this time against Damir Dzumhur, despite the searing temperature causing trouble for players earlier Friday at the Australian Open....



Weather again s

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:22:08 GMT2018-01-19T10:22:08Z

SINGAPORE (AP) -- Chapchai Nirat birdied his first four holes and then his last two in a 7-under 64 Friday to grab the clubhouse lead in the second round of the weather-interrupted Singapore Open....



The Latest: Nadal through to 4th round at Australian Open

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:08:16 GMT2018-01-19T10:08:16Z

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- The Latest on Friday at the Australian Open (all times local):...



Slowed by hip problems, Mancuso retiring after Cortina race

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:29:21 GMT2018-01-19T09:29:21Z

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) -- Four-time Olympic medalist Julia Mancuso announced she will retire from skiing after a goodbye run in a World Cup downhill Friday....



Curling will be working overtime at Pyeongchang Olympics

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:05:48 GMT2018-01-19T09:05:48Z

The bobsledders may push harder. The speedskaters may go faster. The ski jumpers certainly will soar higher....



Lillard leads Trail Blazers past Pacers 100-86

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:30:09 GMT2018-01-19T06:30:09Z

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Portland's home court was once one of the NBA's toughest for visitors - but was a source of frustration for the Trail Blazers earlier this season....



Gordon scores 30 as Rockets beat Timberwolves 116-98

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:19:50 GMT2018-01-19T06:19:50Z

HOUSTON (AP) -- Eric Gordon scored in a variety of ways Thursday night....



Thursday's College Basketball

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:15:15 GMT2018-01-19T06:15:15Z

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Blues score 3 times in second period, top Senators 4-1

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:55:38 GMT2018-01-19T05:55:38Z

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- Alex Pietrangelo celebrated his 28th birthday by scoring his first goal in more than two months. And, it ended up being a winner for the St. Louis Blues....



Hornqvist gets 2 goals, Penguins beat slumping LA Kings 3-1

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:51:46 GMT2018-01-19T05:51:46Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Patric Hornqvist scored two goals and Evgeni Malkin got the tiebreaking goal early in the third period of the Pittsburgh Penguins' fifth win in six games, 3-1 over the slumping Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night....



Penguins-Kings Sums

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:46:14 GMT2018-01-19T05:46:14Z

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Buchnevich scores go-ahead goal, Rangers hold off Sabres 4-3

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:41:29 GMT2018-01-19T05:41:29Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Rangers have been waiting all season for Rick Nash to score in bunches. A fresh line combination may be doing the trick....



Tennys Sandgren's game, and name, on the rise in Australia

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:34:57 GMT2018-01-19T05:34:57Z

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Tennys Sandgren has heard all the jokes about his name. It's reached the point where he doesn't even use it anymore when ordering a coffee....



Sharks-Avalanche Sums

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:11:17 GMT2018-01-19T05:11:17Z

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MacKinnon, Avs win 8th straight by holding off Sharks 5-3

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:54:03 GMT2018-01-19T04:54:03Z

DENVER (AP) -- Nathan MacKinnon scored twice during a 58-second span in the first period, Matt Nieto added a late insurance goal and the Colorado Avalanche ran their winning streak to eight straight by holding off the San Jose Sharks 5-3 on Thursday night....



Bergeron scores 3 as Bruins beat Islanders 5-2

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:49:23 GMT2018-01-19T04:49:23Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- A day after going without a shot on goal, Patrice Bergeron regained his scoring touch for the rolling Boston Bruins....



Kelly continues strong play, leads PGA Tour Champions opener

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:41:16 GMT2018-01-19T04:41:16Z

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) -- Fresh off a solid performance on Oahu, Jerry Kelly shot an 8-under 64 on the Big Island on Thursday to share the first-round lead at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship, the season opener on the PGA Tour Champions....



Fleury, Golden Knights beat Lightning 4-1

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:36:32 GMT2018-01-19T04:36:32Z

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Marc-Andre Fleury and Vegas Golden Knights went on the road and posted a big win against another Stanley Cup contender....



Hall's overtime goal gives Devils 4-3 win over Capitals

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:30:27 GMT2018-01-19T04:30:27Z

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- For a game, the New Jersey Devils finally showed they could play with the Washington Capitals and beat them....



Coyotes-Predators Sums

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:28:07 GMT2018-01-19T04:28:07Z

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Smith's shootout goal leads Predators over Coyotes 3-2

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:27:53 GMT2018-01-19T04:27:53Z

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Craig Smith scored the deciding goal in the shootout to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night....



No. 10 South Carolina women bounce back, beat Vandy 95-82

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:21:48 GMT2018-01-19T04:21:48Z

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- When guards Lindsey Spann and Tyasha Harris went down a few minutes apart in the third quarter, South Carolina coach Dawn Staley certainly could be excused if her focus wavered just a bit....



Hillsman, Carter lead No. 16 A&M women past Tide 73-54

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:15:56 GMT2018-01-19T04:15:56Z

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Khaalia Hillsman and Chennedy Carter scored 20 points apiece and No. 16 Texas A&M defeated Alabama 73-54 on Thursday night....



Maple Leafs-Flyers Sums

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:14:06 GMT2018-01-19T04:14:06Z

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Landale leads Saint Mary's to upset of No. 13 Gonzaga, 74-71

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:06:31 GMT2018-01-19T04:06:31Z

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Jock Landale had 26 points and 12 rebounds, and Saint Mary's beat No. 13 Gonzaga 74-71 on Thursday to take sole possession of first place in the West Coast Conference....



Ogunbowale's 27 points lead No. 5 Irish over No. 6 Lady Vols

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 03:49:21 GMT2018-01-19T03:49:21Z

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Notre Dame's biggest-ever comeback win was also a bounceback from its recent humiliation by a top-10 opponent....



Sabres-Rangers Sums

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 03:47:06 GMT2018-01-19T03:47:06Z

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Golden Knights-Lightning Sums

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 03:46:05 GMT2018-01-19T03:46:05Z

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Page gives Penn St women 70-67 win over No. 25 Rutgers

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 03:45:40 GMT2018-01-19T03:45:40Z

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Teniya Page made 4 of 5 free throws with a second left and finished with 34 points to lead Penn State to a 70-67 win over No. 25 Rutgers on Thursday night....



Blues-Senators Sums

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 03:35:09 GMT2018-01-19T03:35:09Z

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Stars-Blue Jackets Sums

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 03:34:06 GMT2018-01-19T03:34:06Z

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Capitals-Devils Sums

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 03:14:22 GMT2018-01-19T03:14:22Z

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Bruins-Islanders Sums

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 03:08:08 GMT2018-01-19T03:08:08Z

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Gorecki, Brown lead No. 15 Duke women past Va. Tech 86-75

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 03:06:25 GMT2018-01-19T03:06:25Z

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Haley Gorecki scored a career-high 28 points, Lexie Brown added 23 to surpass 1,000 for her career and No. 15 Duke defeated Virginia Tech 86-75 on Thursday night....



Wright, Thomas rally No. 12 FSU women past Wake 81-79 in OT

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:34:15 GMT2018-01-19T02:34:15Z

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Imani Wright made nine 3-pointers and scored 31 points, Shakayla Thomas added 28, including all six of Florida State's points in overtime, and the 12th-ranked Seminoles rallied from 15 points down in the fourth quarter to defeat Wake Forest 81-79 on Thursday night....



No. 2 Louisville women stay undefeated, top Pittsburgh 77-51

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:02:28 GMT2018-01-19T02:02:28Z

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Myisha Hines-Allen got 13 points and a career-high 18 rebounds as No. 2 Louisville stayed undefeated, beating Pittsburgh 77-51 Thursday night for its NCAA-leading 20th win of the season....



Emmert expects to see quick changes in college basketball

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:11:05 GMT2018-01-19T01:11:05Z

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- NCAA President Mark Emmert intends to act swiftly and decisively to clean up college basketball....



USA Gymnastics ends agreement to train at Karolyi Ranch

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:57:19 GMT2018-01-18T23:57:19Z

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The long relationship between USA Gymnastics and the Karolyi Ranch is over....



Falcons' offensive coordinator Sarkisian to return in 2018

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:58:46 GMT2018-01-18T22:58:46Z

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) -- Steve Sarkisian will return as the Atlanta Falcons' offensive coordinator despite a decline in production in his debut 2017 season....



Nick Foles and Case Keenum have strong career connections

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:19:00 GMT2018-01-18T22:19:00Z

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Nick Foles contemplated retirement after a miserable season with the Rams in which he ended up losing his starting job to Case Keenum....



Robert Yates' lifetime dedication to NASCAR to be honored

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:18:40 GMT2018-01-18T20:18:40Z

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- It took four times on the ballot for Robert Yates to be elected to NASCAR's Hall of Fame. When he finally received enough votes, the championship-winning car owner and engine builder burst into tears....



Lendl goes from Slam champ Murray to finding future champs

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:03:14 GMT2018-01-18T20:03:14Z

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The tall, barrel-chested guy in the dark sunglasses and blue hat offered soothing, supportive words to his two teenage pupils while hitting them tennis balls out of a basket....



Sainz takes no risks on Dakar Rally, lead shrinks to 44min

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:48:17 GMT2018-01-18T19:48:17Z

SAN JUAN, Argentina (AP) -- Carlos Sainz was content to drive cautiously and retain a good lead on the marathon third-to-last stage of the Dakar Rally on Thursday....



US aims to groom tennis champs at national campus in Florida

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:43:46 GMT2018-01-18T19:43:46Z

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Drive past the strip malls with their fast-food chains, past the fast-rising McMansions, past the palm trees lined up just so along green, green grass about 25 miles east of Walt Disney World, and eventually a sign arises, announcing in capital letters, "USTA National Campus, the home of American tennis."...



Zagitova leads Medvedeva at European figure skating champs

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:35:16 GMT2018-01-18T19:35:16Z

MOSCOW (AP) -- Alina Zagitova led the European figure skating championships on debut after the short program with a dramatic performance of strong and precise jumps on Thursday....



No. 10 Jayhawks back on top of Big 12 with fresh approach

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:39:22 GMT2018-01-18T18:39:22Z

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- The hallmarks of Kansas under Bill Self over the years have been inside-outside post play and gritty defense, the kind of in-your-shorts man-to-man that leaves opponents gasping for air....



At Olympics, bobsledding should find its next driving star

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:05:52 GMT2018-01-18T18:05:52Z

This could be the most uncertain Olympic bobsled competition in some time....



America might be yawning at another Patriots AFC title

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:43:31 GMT2018-01-18T16:43:31Z

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Mcllroy's patience tested as he returns with 3-under 69

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:56:18 GMT2018-01-18T15:56:18Z

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Rory McIlroy's patience was tested Thursday on his comeback and he needed three late birdies to register a 3-under 69 that left him three strokes behind first-round leaders Tommy Fleetwood and Hideto Tanihara at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship....



Son rising to celebrated status in Premier League

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:03:10 GMT2018-01-18T15:03:10Z

He's the humble Tottenham attacker in the form of his life, breaking records in the Premier League and helping to carry his nation's hopes heading into the World Cup....



Italian skier Marsaglia leads World Cup downhill training

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:27:46 GMT2018-01-18T14:27:46Z

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) -- Italian skier Matteo Marsaglia took advantage of changing weather conditions Thursday to post the fastest time in final training ahead of the classic men's World Cup downhill on the Streif course....



In her Captain America suit, Vonn is finally ready to attack

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:35:05 GMT2018-01-18T13:35:05Z

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) -- The Olympic downhill is little more than a month away and Lindsey Vonn is finally ready to start attacking at 100 percent again....



Veterans Nagy, Surovy to lead Slovakia at Olympics

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:54:36 GMT2018-01-18T11:54:36Z

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) -- Veteran forwards Ladislav Nagy and Tomas Surovy are the most experienced players on the Slovakia team for next month's Olympics in South Korea....



Vonn dominates Cortina downhill training again

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:16:04 GMT2018-01-18T11:16:04Z

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) -- Lindsey Vonn dominated training for a World Cup downhill for the second consecutive day on the Olympia delle Tofane course....



Players criticize 'risky' conditions at broiling Aussie Open

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:28:49 GMT2018-01-18T10:28:49Z

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Some weary players sat shirtless on changeovers, ice-filled towels draped around their necks. Others retreated to any bit of shade they could find on court and sought treatment for blistered feet and heat stress....



Travis, Da Silva lead Stanford past No. 16 Arizona St. 86-77

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:48:51 GMT2018-01-18T07:48:51Z

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Stanford coach Jarod Haase went to Plan C late in the game - and that involved Oscar Da Silva guarding the perimeter....



Wednesday's College Basketball

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:45:12 GMT2018-01-18T06:45:12Z

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Penguins-Ducks Sums

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:28:16 GMT2018-01-18T06:28:16Z

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Clippers hang on to beat Nuggets 109-104 for 6th win in row

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:17:10 GMT2018-01-18T06:17:10Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Blake Griffin had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Denver Nuggets 109-104 on Wednesday night for their season-high sixth straight win....



Missouri uses late run to beat No. 21 Tennessee 59-55

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:14:22 GMT2018-01-18T06:14:22Z

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Tennessee cut Missouri's lead to one with 1:33 left, and the Tigers were forced to do something they've struggled with all season: close out a game....



Kerem Kanter rallies No. 11 Xavier over St. John's 88-82

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:02:37 GMT2018-01-18T05:02:37Z

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Chris Mack didn't get to do much as a Xavier player because of knee injuries. As the Musketeers' coach, nobody has won more games....



Warriors beat Bulls 119-112 for 14th straight road win

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:54:16 GMT2018-01-18T04:54:16Z

CHICAGO (AP) -- When the Splash Brothers are making their shots, even Kevin Durant is content with a supporting role....



Anthony, Adams lead Thunder past Lakers 114-90

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:43:12 GMT2018-01-18T04:43:12Z

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Carmelo Anthony is getting comfortable in his new role....



Petty scores 27, Alabama holds off No. 17 Auburn 76-71

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:13:00 GMT2018-01-18T04:13:00Z

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- When Alabama needed him most, freshman John Petty became an unstoppable scorer against Auburn....



No. 14 Arizona overcomes slow start, runs past Cal 79-58

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:12:16 GMT2018-01-18T04:12:16Z

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- Deandre Ayton had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 14 Arizona overcame a slow, sloppy start to beat California 79-58 on Wednesday night....



Bazemore hits winning shot, Hawks beat Pelicans 94-93

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:08:41 GMT2018-01-18T04:08:41Z

ATLANTA (AP) -- With a chance to win the game, Kent Bazemore wasn't the first option for the Atlanta Hawks....



Reserve Harrell leads Creighton past No. 19 Pirates 80-63

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:01:49 GMT2018-01-18T04:01:49Z

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Marcus Foster scored 25 points and reserve Ronnie Harrell Jr. had a career-high 18, and Creighton never trailed in an 80-63 win over No. 19 Seton Hall on Wednesday night....



Evans has 23 points, 10 assists as Grizzlies beat Knicks

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:48:07 GMT2018-01-18T03:48:07Z

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Tyreke Evans had 23 points, including three free throws in the closing seconds, along with 10 assists to lift the Memphis Grizzlies over the New York Knicks 105-99 on Wednesday night....



Canadiens-Bruins Sums

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:44:06 GMT2018-01-18T03:44:06Z

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Hornets hammer Wizards 133-109 in Clifford's return

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:28:29 GMT2018-01-18T03:28:29Z

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Nic Batum said it felt like old times having coach Steve Clifford back on the bench Wednesday night....



Valanciunas has double-double Raptors beat Pistons 96-91

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:02:28 GMT2018-01-18T03:02:28Z

TORONTO (AP) -- Jonas Valanciunas had 17 points and 16 rebounds, C.J. Miles scored 21 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Detroit Pistons 96-91 Wednesday night....



Sato still celebrating historic Indy 500 win

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:23:31 GMT2018-01-18T02:23:31Z

DETROIT (AP) -- When Takuma Sato won the Indianapolis 500 last year, owner Michael Andretti understood right away how significant the victory was....



Bentley's Barbara Stevens gets 1,000th coaching win

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:33:48 GMT2018-01-18T01:33:48Z

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) -- With her 1,000th victory in the books, Barbara Stevens gave a predictable answer when asked what's next....



Colonial confirmed for May amid title sponsor questions

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:14:22 GMT2018-01-18T01:14:22Z

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- With lingering questions about the status of Colonial's title sponsorship, the PGA Tour says the historic tournament will be played as scheduled in May....



Houston's Ariza, Green suspended 2 games apiece by NBA

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:51:39 GMT2018-01-18T00:51:39Z

Trevor Ariza said nothing happened. The NBA strongly disagreed....



Steelers part ways with offensive coordinator Todd Haley

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:06:51 GMT2018-01-18T00:06:51Z

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Todd Haley spent six seasons helping turn the Pittsburgh Steelers offense into one of the most dynamic in the NFL....



Vikings deep in playoffs, thanks in part to diligent Diggs

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:01:21 GMT2018-01-18T00:01:21Z

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- The path for Stefon Diggs to last-play touchdown fame and sudden Minnesota savior didn't start with such brilliance....



Rockets' Harden back at practice after 2 1/2 weeks

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:22:08 GMT2018-01-17T23:22:08Z

HOUSTON (AP) -- Rockets guard James Harden returned to practice on Wednesday for the first time since he was injured Dec. 31 against the Los Angeles Lakers....



Chillin': LeBron, Cavs trying to thaw from mid-season freeze

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:56:13 GMT2018-01-17T21:56:13Z

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) -- With sweat streaking down his face and into his bushy beard, LeBron James was not in a playful mood following practice....



LPGA returns to Los Angeles after 13-year absence

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:30:24 GMT2018-01-17T21:30:24Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The LPGA is returning to Los Angeles after a 13-year absence with a $1.5 million tournament in April....



Spurs' Leonard out indefinitely to continue injury rehab

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:53:41 GMT2018-01-17T20:53:41Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- The San Antonio Spurs say Kawhi Leonard will be out indefinitely as he continues his recovery from a leg injury....



AP source: Cubs, Duensing agree to $7 million, 2-year deal

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:11:55 GMT2018-01-17T20:11:55Z

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs bolstered their revamped bullpen on Wednesday, bringing back Brian Duensing with a $7 million, two-year contract....



Police interview friends of quarterback who killed himself

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:57:40 GMT2018-01-17T18:57:40Z

Police are interviewing Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski's friends and people who knew him to try to learn why he apparently took his life....



Jay Bruce has 'unfinished business' in return to Mets

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:22:42 GMT2018-01-17T16:22:42Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Jay Bruce says he has "unfinished business" with the New York Mets....



Major moment: McDonald takes 3rd-ranked Dimitrov to 5 sets

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:21:20 GMT2018-01-17T15:21:20Z

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Mackenzie McDonald knew he was ready to turn pro after his junior year at UCLA. He had just won the NCAA singles and doubles titles and believed he was ready to take the next step....



Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski dies in apparent suicide

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:57:50 GMT2018-01-17T14:57:50Z

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) -- Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski has died from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said....



Tsonga leaps, stretches, lunges in Australian Open comeback

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:52:24 GMT2018-01-17T10:52:24Z

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- In a match between shot-makers new and old, this time the young kid was ultimately given a tennis lesson by the flashy veteran....



Magic end Timberwolves' five-game win streak, 108-102

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:53:39 GMT2018-01-17T06:53:39Z

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- With Bismack Biyombo and rookie Khem Birch providing boards and blocks, the Orlando Magic won for the first time in 2018....



Lillard scores 31, Blazers beat Suns 118-111

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:18:31 GMT2018-01-17T06:18:31Z

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Damian Lillard says he's finally feeling close to normal....



Tuesday's College Basketball

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:45:09 GMT2018-01-17T05:45:09Z

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Sharks-Coyotes Sums

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:15:32 GMT2018-01-17T05:15:32Z

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Saros shutout leads Predators over Golden Knights 1-0

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:04:29 GMT2018-01-17T05:04:29Z

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- While his teammates enjoyed some time off with a bye week, Juuse Saros kept working. It paid off for the Predators on Tuesday night....



Davis scores 45, Pelicans beat Celtics 116-113 in OT

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:01:59 GMT2018-01-17T05:01:59Z

BOSTON (AP) -- Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans eventually were too big for the Boston Celtics....



Brown, Wade star as Kansas State routs No. 4 Oklahoma 87-69

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:59:28 GMT2018-01-17T04:59:28Z

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- Barry Brown missed a potential game-winner at Kansas last weekend, an off-balance shot he was never supposed to take, and spent the next couple days ruing the missed opportunity....



Pavelski scores in shootout to lift Sharks over Coyotes

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:55:09 GMT2018-01-17T04:55:09Z

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Joe Pavelski scored the only goal of the shootout to lift the San Jose Sharks over the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 on Tuesday night....



Top 25 Capsules

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:47:06 GMT2018-01-17T04:47:06Z

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Carsen Edwards scored 21 points and Vincent Edwards added 20, leading No. 3 Purdue to a 78-50 blowout over Wisconsin on Tuesday night....



Silva leads Gamecocks to 76-68 win over No. 18 Wildcats

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:37:27 GMT2018-01-17T04:37:27Z

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Chris Silva tied his career high with 27 points and South Carolina rallied from 14-points down in the second half to top No. 18 Kentucky 76-68 on Tuesday night....



Severson scores 2 as Devils beat Islanders, end 6-game skid

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:36:00 GMT2018-01-17T04:36:00Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Nearly three weeks after the Devils' last victory, Damon Severson didn't want to say his team was getting desperate. He did acknowledge they needed a win....



Steen ties it, Dunn scores in OT to lift Blues over Leafs

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:22:28 GMT2018-01-17T04:22:28Z

TORONTO (AP) -- Alexander Steen pulled the St. Louis Blues back into the game, and then Vince Dunn finally got rewarded for a fabulous first performance in his home province....



Golden Knights-Predators Sums

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:18:08 GMT2018-01-17T04:18:08Z

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