Sun, 22 Jan 2017 03:01:59 -0500MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Andy Murray's dream of winning a maiden Australian Open title was left in tatters on Sunday after the top seed and world number one was knocked out in the fourth round by Mischa Zverev.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 01:08:11 -0500(The Sports Xchange) - Kawhi Leonard capped his career-high, 41-point night with a dunk in the final seconds and the San Antonio Spurs held on for a 118-115 overtime victory Saturday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 02:58:43 -0500MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Venus Williams was not prepared to even countenance the suggestion she could potentially meet younger sister Serena in the Australian Open final after she advanced to the quarter-finals with a 6-3 7-5 victory over Mona Barthel on Sunday.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:10:29 -0500MELBOURNE (Reuters) - United States grand slam doubles record holders Bob and Mike Bryan have retired from the Davis Cup after playing in the competition for almost 14 years.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:25:01 -0500(Reuters) - In a match-up of NFL royalty, the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady host the Pittsburgh Steelers in Sunday's AFC title clash with the winner earning a record ninth trip to the Super Bowl.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 02:42:18 -0500MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Stan Wawrinka's campaign for a second Australian Open title stepped up a gear on Sunday as the hard-working Swiss fended off Italian journeyman Andreas Seppi 7-6(2) 7-6(4) 7-6(4) to reach his fourth quarter-final at Melbourne Park.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 02:30:20 -0500BERLIN (Reuters) - A ban of Russia from the 2018 winter Olympics and possibly the 2020 Tokyo summer Games should be considered if there was state-run doping in the country, Germany's Olympic Committee chief Alfons Hoermann said on Sunday.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:56:10 -0500(The Sports Xchange) - Making it to Atlanta for the NFC Championship Game turned into a tough task for the Green Bay Packers.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 23:24:56 -0500MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The life of a professional tennis player can be a lonely existence so, for the likes of the Bryan brothers, having a sibling along for the ride as you hit a new city every week can make a huge difference.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 02:57:29 -0500ADELAIDE (Reuters) - Australia's Richie Porte won his first Tour Down Under on Sunday when he finished behind compatriot Caleb Ewan in a bunch sprint on the final 90-kilometre sixth stage around the streets of Adelaide.