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Djokovic, Keys love being in Australian Open semis

MELBOURNE, Australia – It was difficult to tell who was more pleased with reaching the Australian Open semifinals: No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic, advancing to his … Full story    
Updated 9 hours ago

Rafael Nadal ousted in quarterfinals at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia – Rafael Nadal kept telling anyone who would listen that his fitness levels wouldn’t stand up to the rigors of a two-week Grand … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Matt Kuchar tumbles out of PGA Humana Challenge lead

LA QUINTA, Calif. – Matt Kuchar’s ball crashed into the rocks at the foot of the Santa Rosa Mountains and shot sideways into the All-American … Full story    
Published:  January 25, 2015

Serena and Venus Williams post wins at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia – Serena Williams loves having Venus back to keep her company in the second week of a Grand Slam, and credits her older … Full story    
Published:  January 25, 2015

4-time NASCAR champ Jeff Gordon ending career after ‘15

Jeff Gordon, with a nagging back injury, a young family he wanted to spend more time with and a phenom waiting in the wings at … Full story    
Published:  January 23, 2015

Mid-match espresso helps Djokovic play on

MELBOURNE, Australia – As a first-time dad with a baby at home, Novak Djokovic could see merits in the tale of Serena Williams’ mid-match espresso … Full story    
Published:  January 21, 2015

Australian Open tennis has plenty of contenders

MELBOURNE, Australia – After a year which featured eight Grand Slam singles champions, there’s been plenty of talk ahead of the Australian Open about the … Full story    
Published:  January 18, 2015

Nadal, Fed, Maria: Who to watch in Monday’s Aussie Open action

MELBOURNE, Australia – The 2015 Grand Slam season begins Monday with multiple major winners Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Maria Sharapova gracing the … Full story    
Published:  January 19, 2015

NCAA restores Paterno’s wins, but unity elusive at Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Hundreds of Penn State students rallied and marched Friday to celebrate the career of late football coach Joe Paterno and the … Full story    
Published:  January 18, 2015

Cardale Jones bursts into spotlight for Ohio State football champs

DALLAS – While Urban Meyer was doing most of the talking, Cardale Jones owned the room. Ohio State’s rising star quarterback was all big grins, … Full story    
Published:  January 14, 2015

Settled on the football field

DALLAS – Ohio State and Oregon met in a game that had never been played for a trophy that had never been raised. The winner … Full story    
Published:  January 13, 2015

North Dakota State wins FCS championship

FRISCO, Texas – Make that four straight in Texas for North Dakota State. Quarterback Carson Wentz ran 5 yards for the winning touchdown about a … Full story    
Published:  January 11, 2015

Two Oregon football players fail drug test

DALLAS – Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington and running back Ayele Forde will not play in Monday’s national championship game after positive NCAA drug tests, … Full story    
Published:  January 10, 2015

Ohio State denies underdog status in football title game

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Offensive tackle Taylor Decker doesn’t believe that Ohio State is an underdog to Oregon in the national championship game on Monday. In … Full story    
Published:  January 9, 2015

Boston bid to host 2024 Olympics endorsed by USOC

DENVER – U.S. Olympic leaders surprisingly cast their future with Boston, hoping a compact, college-centric bid will overshadow the city’s organized protest group and convince … Full story    
Published:  January 8, 2015

Oregon, Ohio State going for national football title

Ohio State is looking for its first national title since 2002. Oregon is seeking its first, period. Pac-12 champion Oregon and Big Ten champion Ohio … Full story    
Published:  January 3, 2015

AP Female Athlete of the Year: Mo’ne Davis

PHILADELPHIA – No one in the sports world had heard of the 2014 Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year until August. That’s when 13-year-old … Full story    
Published:  January 3, 2015

Mo’ne Davis

PHILADELPHIA – No one in the sports world had heard of the 2014 Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year until August. That’s when 13-year-old … Full story    
Published:  January 2, 2014

Rose Bowl rout! Oregon crushes Florida State

PASADENA, Calif. – Marcus Mariota and Oregon turned an avalanche of Florida State mistakes into a mountain of points and the Ducks rolled past the … Full story    
Published:  January 2, 2015

NFL domestic violence is AP Sports Story of Year

NEW YORK – The NFL’s troubles with domestic violence were selected the sports story of the year in an annual vote conducted by The Associated … Full story    
Published:  December 31, 2014