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Serena Williams advances, Venus out of Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Venus Williams lost her quarterfinal match against Madison Keys on Wednesday at the Australian Open. Serena Williams, the other sister in a family that has won a combined 25 Grand Slam singles titles, will attempt to right the wrong in the semifinals on Thursday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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After 2 convictions, 2 more Vanderbilt players face charges

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With two former Vanderbilt football players facing decades in prison after being convicted of the rape of an unconscious student in a dorm room, attention now turns to two of their teammates who have yet to go to trial.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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Mayweather and Pacquiao exchange phone numbers at Heat game

MIAMI (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have finally met — in person.

And now talks might get serious about them meeting in the ring.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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Lynch at Media Day: 'I'm here so I don't get fined'

PHOENIX (AP) — Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch constantly repeated "I'm here so I don't get fined" for five minutes before leaving the podium at Media Day.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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Rio official says there's 'no plan B' for Olympic sailing

 

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro Olympic organizers said Tuesday they have "no plan B" for the 2016 games' sailing competitions, despite a recent admission by the state's top environment official that it will be impossible to meet pledges to clean up the raw sewage- and trash-filled waters where the events are to be staged.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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Super Bowl bad guys don't take long to circle the wagons

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Those bad guys from New England finally made it out West, and it didn't take long for them to begin circling the wagons.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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LeBron, Cavs climb in standings, back in title conversation

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James sat in his corner cubicle with a towel wrapped around his waist and a look of satisfaction on his face that had been missing for weeks.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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Rick Noland: Cavaliers flying high again and LeBron James is the reason

There are a lot of reasons why the Cavaliers are on a six-game winning streak and suddenly looking like the team many of us thought they’d be all season, but one sticks out.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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