• Gamecocks still No. 1; Chattanooga joins women's hoops poll

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    Jim Foster has become the first coach to lead four schools into The Associated Press women's poll, with Chattanooga entering the rankings at No. 25 on Monday. Foster guided Saint Joseph's, Vanderbilt and Ohio State to the rankings before coming to Chattanooga in 2013. It's the Mocs...

  • Report: Lance Armstrong: I'd change the man, not decision to cheat

    BBC
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    Shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong believes the time is coming when he should be forgiven for doping and lying - and told the BBC he would probably do it again. Armstrong, 43, was stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles and banned from sport for life by the United...

  • Jason Brown wins first US skating title, holding off Adam Rippon

    By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    GREENSBORO, N.C. - Monument's Jason Brown won his first U.S. title, holding off Adam Rippon thanks to his big lead after the short program. Joshua Farris, skating last for The Broadmoor Skating Club, had a chance to overtake Brown on Sunday, but one of his triple-jump combinations...

  • Al Alburquerque, Tigers agree at $1,725,000

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Relief pitcher Al Alburquerque and the Detroit Tigers have agreed to a one-year contract for $1,725,000. Alburquerque would earn a $12,500 bonus under Sunday's deal if he appears in 75 games as a pitcher this year. The 28-year-old right-hander was 3-1 with a 2.51 ERA...

  • Olympic slalom champion Matt seeks turnaround before worlds

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    SCHLADMING, Austria (AP) — Olympic champion Mario Matt has one last chance to get his slalom season on track before the Alpine skiing world championships. In Tuesday's night race, the Austrian wants to see a turnaround in fortunes. He failed to finish the first five slaloms of this...

  • Fireworks help celebrate Venus Williams' Australian Open run

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Fireworks lit up the sky above Rod Laver Arena the moment Venus Williams completed her fourth-round win at the Australian Open on Monday night. It's been that kind of tournament so far for the 34-year-old, seven-time Grand Slam winner. Williams advanced to...

  • Blatter goads UEFA for lack of courage in FIFA election

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    NYON, Switzerland (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter has goaded UEFA by saying it lacks courage to field an election candidate against him. Blatter tells CNN that opposition to him is led by UEFA but "they don't have the courage to come in" the election fight. The interview aired...

  • Yoga, wrestling can't slow Ben Provisor enough in Colorado Springs as U.S. team dominates at Pinto Cup

    by KEVIN CARMODY sports@gazette.com -
    Updated: 18 hr ago

    Next time, maybe Ben Provisor won't combine yoga with wrestling. Not in the same day, anyway. The 2012 Olympian had just enough to hold off his competitor from Kazakhstan for a 3-2 decision, one of nine victories by American wrestlers at the Jack Pinto Cup - The Springs at the...

  • Williams sisters advance to quarterfinals at Australian Open

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Williams sisters are back in the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam, and neither one is there just to watch. Venus Williams continued her impressive career resurgence at the Australian Open with a 6-3, 2-6, 6-1 win over sixth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska on...

  • Offense rules as Tavares scores 4 in Team Toews' 17-12 win

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The NHL Foundation agreed to donate $200 for each shot on goal at the league's All-Star game on Sunday night. It ended up being a bonanza for charity. In the biggest offensive display in the exhibition game's 60-year history, the 92 shots cost the NHL $18,400....

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