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Madison Keys new American star born at Australian Open

By JOCELYN GECKER
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- After Madison Keys walked off the court from the biggest match of her young career, she received quite a compliment from...full story
updated 2015-01-29 06:43 PM
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Madison Keys new American star born at Australian Open
By JOCELYN GECKER
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- After Madison Keys walked off the court from the biggest match of her young career, she received quite a compliment from....Fullstory

2015-01-29 06:43 PM

Rockets win 99-94 to send Mavericks to another loss
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston beat Dallas 99-94 on Wednesday to inflict a fourth-straight defeat on the Mavericks and widen the gap between the Rockets and....Fullstory

2015-01-29 04:42 PM

Lleyton Hewitt says next Australian Open likely his last

Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Lleyton Hewitt says next year's Australian Open will likely be his last and, after he retires, he'll likely take over the....Fullstory

2015-01-29 03:22 PM

Sri Lanka makes 287-6, batting 1st in 7th ODI vs. NZ

Associated Press

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Kumar Sangakkara hit his 21st one-day international century to lead Sri Lanka to 287-6 batting first in Thursday's seventh and....Fullstory

2015-01-29 01:42 PM

LPGA-Coates Golf Championship Leaderboard
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Wednesday At Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club Course Ocala, Fla. Purse: $1.5 million Yardage: 6,541; Par: 72 (36-36) Leaderboard SCORE THRU 1. Stacy Lewis -6 F 1. Azahara Munoz -6 F 1. Jessica Korda -6 F 4. Austin Ernst -5 F 4. Ha....Fullstory

2015-01-29 10:22 AM

Russian junior cross-country ski champ banned for doping

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian sports authorities say the country's reigning national junior cross-country skiing champion over 50 kilometers has been banned for doping. Nikita Mashkin, 20,....Fullstory

2015-01-29 09:01 AM

Neymar nets 2, Barca beats Atletico 3-2 to reach Copa semis

Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- Neymar scored twice to lead Barcelona past nine-man Atletico Madrid and into the Copa del Rey semifinals with a 3-2 victory that....Fullstory

2015-01-29 06:22 AM

France coach Saint-Andre cuts training squad to 23 men

Associated Press

CANET-EN-ROUSSILLON, France (AP) -- France coach Philippe Saint-Andre is close to finalizing his roster for the upcoming Six Nations tournament after cutting his training squad....Fullstory

2015-01-29 03:02 AM

Doping case gives unwanted attention to Olympic host nation
By STEPHEN WADE
Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Brazilian swimming reached new heights in December when it topped the gold-medal table at the short-course world championships in Qatar. The....Fullstory

2015-01-29 03:02 AM

Arsenal strengthens defensive options by signing Gabriel

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Arsenal has strengthened its depleted defensive options by signing Brazilian defender Gabriel from Villarreal, with Costa Rica forward Joel Campbell joining the....Fullstory

2015-01-29 03:02 AM

Chelsea looks to restore 8-point lead over stumbling City Chelsea looks to restore 8-point lead over stumbling City
By STEVE DOUGLAS
Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Chelsea has had an eight-point lead in the English Premier League wiped out by title rival Manchester City once already this....Fullstory

2015-01-29 06:22 PM

ICC allows Amir to compete in domestic cricket

Associated Press

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The International Cricket Council has eased its ban on Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir, allowing him to return to....Fullstory

2015-01-29 03:22 PM

NHL Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Alex Ovechkin scored twice to take the NHL lead in goals, Braden Holtby recovered from a mini-slump to get his fifth shutout....Fullstory

2015-01-29 02:42 PM

Iraq, UAE play for Middle East supremacy in 3rd-place match
By NEIL FRANKLAND
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- After falling one game short of an Asian Cup finals appearance, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates will play for Middle....Fullstory

2015-01-29 12:42 PM

Kobe Bryant has surgery, expected to be out for 9 months Kobe Bryant has surgery, expected to be out for 9 months
By GREG BEACHAM
Associated Press

EL SEGUNDO, California (AP) -- Kobe Bryant is expected to be ready for the start of next season after the Los Angeles Lakers superstar underwent....Fullstory

2015-01-29 09:01 AM

Juventus gets late winner to beat Parma 1-0 in Italian Cup

Associated Press

PARMA, Italy (AP) -- Serie A leader Juventus needed an 89th-minute goal from substitute Alvaro Morata for a 1-0 win at last-place Parma on Wednesday....Fullstory

2015-01-29 06:22 AM

Ivory Coast wins, advances to quarterfinals at African Cup
By CHRIS LEHOURITES
Associated Press

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea (AP) -- Max Gradel finally broke the string of draws in Group D and sent the Ivory Coast into the quarterfinals of....Fullstory

2015-01-29 06:01 AM

Fight to unseat Blatter as FIFA chief heats up in Europe Fight to unseat Blatter as FIFA chief heats up in Europe
By GRAHAM DUNBAR
Associated Press

GENEVA (AP) -- The fight to remove Sepp Blatter from the most powerful job in world soccer intensified in Europe on Wednesday. In a surprise entry....Fullstory

2015-01-29 03:02 AM

South Africa reaches 361-5 in 5th ODI vs West Indies South Africa reaches 361-5 in 5th ODI vs West Indies

Associated Press

CENTURION, South Africa (AP) -- Hashim Amla and Rilee Rossouw both smashed centuries as South Africa reached 361-5 after the fifth and final one-day international....Fullstory

2015-01-29 03:02 AM

Wales downplays England injuries ahead of 6N opener

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Coach Warren Gatland has warned his Wales players not to underestimate England because of its lengthening list of injuries, ahead of their....Fullstory

2015-01-29 03:02 AM

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