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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — John Isner has long been accustomed to carrying the torch for U.S. men's tennis, dealing with the heightened expectations at the Grand Slams and the inevitable questions that follow early losses. Isner again faltered at the Australian Open on...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The audacious between-the-legs shot by Nick Kyrgios. His missed match point. The nerveless break when Andreas Seppi was serving for a second-round upset win. Three days into the Australian Open, Seppi's 1-6, 6-7 (1), 6-4, 6-2, 10-8 comeback win...
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Looking relaxed in his black shorts and ankle-length socks, Thongchai Jaidee took aim at the range and hit a shot into the cloudless sky to the backdrop of "The Zephyr Song" by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Minutes later, the playlist had...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The pain in his hip is gone. All that's left is a surgical screw and a scar. Nathan Chen hardly thinks about it these days, when he's gliding over the fresh ice in training or competition. The next big thing in American figure skating doesn't worry about...
The University of Oregon suspended football strength and conditioning coach Irele Oderinde one month without pay after three players were hospitalized following a series of intense workouts last week. The school announced the decision in a statement Tuesday evening and detailed...
TORONTO (AP) — Jose Bautista is staying with the Toronto Blue Jays after all. The free agent slugger agreed to an $18 million, one-year contract with Toronto that includes mutual options for more years, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press. The...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The streaking Clippers are down another All-Star. Chris Paul will undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and is expected to miss six to eight weeks. The team said Tuesday its veteran point guard will continue to undergo...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey has been pardoned by President Barack Obama on tax evasion charges from 1995. It was one of the president's 64 pardons granted Tuesday. Through the Giants, McCovey said: "I want to express my sincere...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The high-scoring offenses of the Atlanta Falcons and Green Bay Packers appear poised to provide a memorable send-off for the Georgia Dome. Factor in the teams' leaky defenses, and Sunday's NFC championship game could surge past the unusually high over/...