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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Mischa Zverev was fined $45,000 at the Australian Open on Tuesday for a poor performance in his first-round match against Hyeon Chung, the largest penalty ever assessed to an individual during a Grand Slam tournament for an on-site transgression...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins had 44 points, 24 rebounds and 10 assists, Anthony Davis scored 34 points, and the All-Star pair led a 17-point New Orleans comeback in the final five minutes of regulation before the Pelicans pulled out a 132-128 victory over the Chicago...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Desmond Bane scored eight of his 15 points in just over a minute early in the second half, and TCU beat No. 7 West Virginia 82-73 on Monday night. The Horned Frogs (15-5, 3-5 Big 12) got their first home win over a Top 10 team in nearly five years on the...
CHICAGO (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the discussions says the Chicago Cubs are having active talks with free-agent pitcher Yu Darvish. The 31-year-old Darvish is one of the top remaining players available in a slow-moving market this winter. He finished last season...
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Kerry Blackshear Jr. called Virginia Tech's game against No. 10 North Carolina a "really big character test," coming on the heels of a loss at home against Florida State. That was a game, Blackshear said, in which the Hokies "really didn't just come to...
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Justin Robinson scored 19 points and Virginia Tech pulled away in the second half to beat No. 10 North Carolina 80-69 on Monday night. Ahmed Hill added 18 points for Virginia Tech (14-6, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Conference). Hill scored seven in a row to start...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Hue Jackson is finally handing off his Browns offense. Cleveland's coach, who has handled game-planning and play-calling duties while going 1-31 over two seasons with the Browns, is hiring former Pittsburgh offensive coordinator Todd Haley. Jackson interviewed...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The lilt in Case Keenum's voice was missing as he spoke about the end of the Minnesota Vikings' season in a softer-than-usual tone. His eyes misted over, Keenum carefully maintained enough composure to keep his voice from cracking. There was no hiding...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — In the two-week run-up to the Super Bowl, the New England Patriots will face plenty of questions about two things critical to the team's success: Tom Brady's right hand and Rob Gronkowski's head. Brady answered most of the concerns about whether the hand...