• Australia beefs up integrity unit ahead of first tennis grand slam in 2017

    Australia beefs up integrity unit ahead of first tennis grand slam in 2017

    Australia's tennis association has added two full-time investigators to its integrity unit and promised greater prizemoney at lower-tier events in a bid to thwart betting-related corruption. Tennis Australia (TA) said on Friday it had implemented a … More »

    Reuters - 1 minute 17 seconds ago
  • Ashwin takes six as England all out for 400

    Ashwin takes six as England all out for 400

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took his 23rd five-wicket haul as England were all out for 400 in their first innings on the second day of the fourth and penultimate test at the Wankhede Stadium on Friday. Ashwin finished … More »

    Reuters - 7 minutes ago
  • Australia beefs up integrity unit ahead of first grand slam

    Australia's tennis association has added two full-time investigators to its integrity unit and promised greater prize-money at lower-tier events in a bid to thwart betting-related corruption. Tennis Australia (TA) said on Friday it had implemented … More »

    Reuters - 14 minutes ago
  • Westbrook's OKC teammates flourishing off his triple-doubles

    Russell Westbrook is reaching historic heights on his triple-double binge and his Oklahoma City teammates are flourishing. Russell's performance stands above them all, and no one has benefited more than his suddenly sharp-shooting teammates. … More »

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  • No. 2 UCLA returns to college basketball's upper echelon

    Led by talented freshmen Lonzo Ball and T.J. Leaf, No. 2 UCLA is back in college basketball's upper echelon for the first time under coach Steve Alford. The Bruins (9-0) are off to their best start since 2006-07 after upsetting then-No. 1 Kentucky … More »

    AP - Sports - 16 minutes ago
  • Rowe, Panthers still hopeful for turnaround this season

    Rowe, Panthers still hopeful for turnaround this season

    The last few days have been filled with awkward moments for Florida Panthers interim coach Tom Rowe. First, there was the unfortunate scene where Gerard Gallant loaded his luggage into a taxi after getting fired as Florida's coach last week. … More »

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  • Tennis-Australia beefs up integrity unit ahead of first grand slam

    Australia's tennis association has added two full-time investigators to its integrity unit and promised greater prizemoney at lower-tier events in a bid to thwart betting-related corruption. Tennis Australia (TA) said on Friday it had implemented a … More »

    Reuters - 22 minutes ago
  • Davis disgusted, Gentry frustrated as Pelicans' losses mount

    As far as Anthony Davis was concerned, there wasn't much to discuss. Davis, who is having one of the best individual seasons of anyone in the NBA, had just seen his latest impressive stat line go to waste. Davis said it was the most frustrating … More »

    AP - Sports - 29 minutes ago
  • Cardinals reach deal with OF Fowler

    Cardinals reach deal with OF Fowler

    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have scheduled a news conference for Friday morning amid reports they've reached an agreement with free agent center fielder Dexter Fowler on a multiyear deal. … More »

    AP - Sports - 31 minutes ago
  • Schmeichel likely to return against Bournemouth, says Ranieri

    Schmeichel likely to return against Bournemouth, says Ranieri

    (Reuters) - Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel is likely to return from a fractured hand in Tuesday's Premier League clash at Bournemouth, manager Claudio Ranieri has said. The Denmark international, who played all 38 of Leicester's league … More »

    Reuters - 37 minutes ago
  • Raiders' Derek Carr once again struggles against the Chiefs

    Raiders' Derek Carr once again struggles against the Chiefs

    Oakland quarterback Derek Carr has faced the Kansas City Chiefs enough times in his bright young career to know what he was going up against on a cold night at Arrowhead Stadium. Carr was 17 of 41 for 117 yards passing, the second-worst mark of his … More »

    AP - Sports - 49 minutes ago
  • Ryan scores twice to lift Canes over Kings 3-1

    Ryan scores twice to lift Canes over Kings 3-1

    Derek Ryan waited longer than most NHL players for his chance. Ryan scored twice, Cam Ward made 21 saves and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Thursday night. Ryan had his first multigoal performance in 20 NHL games. … More »

    AP - Sports - 54 minutes ago
  • Chiefs come through to take control of division race

    Chiefs come through to take control of division race

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Charcandrick West was playing for Joe McKnight. Tyreek Hill was playing for the fans chanting his name. The Chiefs defense was playing for its injured leader. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • Bulls hold on, hand Spurs 1st road loss

    Bulls hold on, hand Spurs 1st road loss

    It wasn't that they finally lost a road game and had their shot at a record dashed. No, what bothered the San Antonio Spurs was the disturbingly slow start. Dwyane Wade scored 20 points and the Chicago Bulls handed the Spurs their first road loss … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 8 minutes ago
  • Buttler fifty pushes England close to 400 in Mumbai

    Buttler fifty pushes England close to 400 in Mumbai

    By Sudipto Ganguly MUMBAI (Reuters) - Jos Buttler struck an unbeaten half-century to push England close to the 400-run mark in their first innings on the second morning of the fourth and penultimate test against India at the Wankhede Stadium on … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Dubnyk, Wild aim to shut down high-flying Oilers

    Maybe Bruce Boudreau was tired and cranky after his Minnesota Wild team concluded a five-game, 10-day road trip earlier in the week. "If (Dubnyk) was in Toronto there would be no Carey Price," Boudreau said, nodding to the notion that players on … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Darling, Blackhawks brace for Rangers

    For the past two-plus seasons, Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling fulfilled his role as Corey Crawford's backup without complaint. Naturally, Darling has bigger dreams of becoming a No. 1 netminder. "I think that, being patient, he can … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 16 minutes ago
  • Jos Buttler fifty pushes England close to 400 in Mumbai

    Jos Buttler fifty pushes England close to 400 in Mumbai

    By Sudipto Ganguly MUMBAI (Reuters) - Jos Buttler struck an unbeaten half-century to push England close to the 400-run mark in their first innings on the second morning of the fourth and penultimate test against India at the Wankhede Stadium on … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
  • NHL-Highlights of Thursday's NHL games

    Highlights of National Hockey League games on Thursday: Canucks 5, Lightning 1 Ryan Miller stopped 38 shots to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-1 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning before pulling himself late in the third period. Miller … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 22 minutes ago
  • Chiefs LB Johnson tears Achilles

    Chiefs LB Johnson tears Achilles

    Derrick Johnson knew his season was over the moment he hit the frozen turf of Arrowhead Stadium, the Chiefs' veteran linebacker ripping off his helmet in frustration. It became official when he went to the sideline and found he had torn his … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 39 minutes ago