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Delaware high school game ends with just three players on court after brawl

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 2:30pm
A U.S. high school boys' basketball game in Delaware ended in unusual fashion as a slew of ejections following a bench-clearing brawl and other fouls left just three players on the court to decide the outcome.

ATP to use electronic review at select clay court events in 2020

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 1:31pm
An electronic review system will be in place on clay courts for the first time on the ATP Tour as part of a trial that will be in place at select events this season, the governing body for men's tennis said on Friday.

Runaway Iranian athlete wants to compete for Germany in Tokyo

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 12:06pm
Iran's only female Olympic medallist, Kimia Alizadeh, wants to compete for Germany as soon as the next Games in Tokyo, but regardless of whether she achieves that ambition, she never expects to return to her home country.

Pepperell leads by one at halfway in Dubai

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 11:47am
England's Eddie Pepperell finally found some form in the new decade to grab a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday.

Federer finds 'super breaker' to his liking after escaping defeat

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 11:20am
Roger Federer has never struggled for ways to win matches at the Australian Open but in beating John Millman to chalk up his 100th on the Melbourne hardcourts the 38-year-old Swiss found himself in uncharted territory on Friday.

Judge revokes passport, orders eval of Antonio Brown

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 9:58am
Antonio Brown was released on $110,000 bond on Friday by a Broward County, Fla., judge who ordered a mental health evaluation, revoked Brown's passport and required GPS monitoring as terms of his conditional freedom.

Banned Russian race walking coach still working with athletes, official says

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 9:18am
A Russian anti-doping agency official said on Friday that Viktor Chegin, a prominent race walking coach serving a lifetime doping ban, is continuing to work with athletes at training camps.

Court unsure if Serena can topple her Grand Slam record

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 8:35am
Australian tennis great Margaret Court said she was unsure whether Serena Williams can surpass her record tally of 24 Grand Slam titles in the wake of the American's earliest exit in 14 years at the Australian Open on Friday.

Federer survives huge scare to reach last 16 on freaky Friday

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 8:22am
Roger Federer faced down local battler John Millman 4-6 7-6(2) 6-4 4-6 7-6(8) in a five-set thriller on Friday night to reach the last 16 of the Australian Open and restore some normality to Melbourne Park after a day of big upsets.

Youthful 49ers team 'don't even know how good they are': former quarterback Young

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 8:04am
Twenty-five years after he led the 49ers to Super Bowl glory in a glittering offensive performance on a humid Miami night, former quarterback Steve Young will once again watch San Francisco try to claim the NFL's championship title.

Ride with Armstrong? It will cost you $30,000

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 7:45am
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong is offering people the chance to join him for five days riding around Mallorca - but guests will have to fork out a hefty $30,000.

Raonic stays boring to knock out Tsitsipas in straight sets

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 6:54am
Canadian Milos Raonic served and volleyed with robotic precision to bundle Greek sixth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas out of the Australian Open with a 7-5 6-4 7-6(2) victory in the third round on Friday.

Teenager Gauff stuns Osaka in Melbourne

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 6:49am
With composure that belied her age, Coco Gauff claimed the biggest win of her young career on Friday with a stunning upset of defending champion Naomi Osaka at the Australian Open to reach the fourth round.

Fireworks, rings monument light up Tokyo six months before Games

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 6:18am
Fireworks lit up the night sky above Tokyo Bay on Friday and a giant monument of the Olympic rings was unveiled in the shadow of Rainbow Bridge as the Japanese capital marked six months until the start of the Games.

Nike's Vaporfly running shoes and tumbling records

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 6:15am
World Athletics is set to announce the findings of a review of technology in road and track shoes by the end of January, and it is expected to change its rules in light of tumbling times recorded by athletes using Nike's Vaporfly brand.

Osaka still searching for 'champion mentality' after Melbourne loss

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 5:51am
Naomi Osaka admitted to buckling under the pressure of having to defend her Australian Open title, saying she was still searching for the "champion mentality", following her third-round upset by American teenager Coco Gauff on Friday.

Top 25 roundup: Indiana pulls off upset over No. 11 Michigan St.

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 5:36am
Center Joey Brunk and guard Al Durham made big baskets down the stretch Thursday night, lifting host Indiana to a 67-63 upset win over No. 11 Michigan State in Bloomington, Ind.

Big-serving Raonic knocks out Tsitsipas in straight sets

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 4:58am
Canadian Milos Raonic served and volleyed with precision to bundle Greek sixth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas out of the Australian Open with a 7-5 6-4 7-6(2) victory in the third round on Friday.

Teenager Gauff ends Osaka's title defense in Melbourne

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 4:20am
Coco Gauff continued her dream run at the Australian Open on Friday when the 15-year-old knocked out defending champion Naomi Osaka 6-3 6-4 in a stunning upset to reach the fourth round.

Bikila and Debele triumph as Ethiopians dominate Dubai Marathon

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 4:12am
Olika Adugna Bikila won the men's Dubai Marathon on Friday ahead of Kenyan Eric Kiprono Kiptanui and Ethiopian compatriot Tsedat Abeje Ayana, as the top 11 runners finished the race inside two hours and seven minutes.

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