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Canada's Andreescu to make season debut at Fed Cup qualifier

1 hour 23 min ago
Reigning U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu will make her 2020 season debut next week as a member of the Canadian team that will face Switzerland in a Fed Cup qualifier, Tennis Canada said on Tuesday.

Teenager Gauff to join Serena on U.S. Fed Cup team

1 hour 54 min ago
Serena Williams will be joined by teenage sensation Coco Gauff as part of the U.S. team that will face Latvia in a Fed Cup qualifier next month, the United States Tennis Association said on Tuesday.

Petition to make Bryant the new NBA logo nears 2 million signatures

2 hours 27 min ago
Nearly 2 million people have signed an online petition to use Kobe Bryant's image as the new logo for the National Basketball Association following the death of the Los Angeles Lakers great on Sunday.

Nike says Kobe Bryant merchandise sold out on website

4 hours 20 min ago
Nike Inc's Kobe Bryant merchandise was sold out on its website, the company said on Tuesday, following reports the company had pulled products branded by the NBA star who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

As baseball loosens grip on CBD, former football players urge NFL to follow

5 hours 9 min ago
In the bone-crunching, muscle-wrenching sport of football, staying on the field when injured is a challenging priority for NFL players.

Federer hopes to recover from groin problem after lucky escape

8 hours 9 min ago
After pulling off a miracle victory against American world number 100 Tennys Sandgren by saving seven match points, Roger Federer remained optimistic about recovering fully from a groin problem in time for Thursday's Australian Open semi-final.

Djokovic sets up Federer showdown with Raonic rout

8 hours 23 min ago
Defending champion Novak Djokovic set up a semi-final showdown with 'Big Three' rival Roger Federer at the Australian Open on Tuesday with a thumping 6-4 6-3 7-6(1) victory over Canada's hapless Milos Raonic.

Investigators seek answers to chopper crash as NBA star, eight others mourned

8 hours 55 min ago
Investigators will continue after sunrise Tuesday to sift through the wreckage of Kobe Bryant's ill-fated helicopter that crashed in California, killing the former NBA star, his daughter and seven others on board, as they try to answer both the why and how of the accident.

Navratilova, McEnroe call for name change to Margaret Court Arena

10 hours 21 min ago
Tennis greats Martina Navratilova and John McEnroe called for Margaret Court's name to be stripped from the Australian Open's second showcourt in a protest at the stadium that drew a frosty response from tournament organizers on Tuesday.

Reprising Houdini act, Federer scrapes through against Sandgren

10 hours 39 min ago
Roger Federer performed his second Houdini act of this year's Australian Open on Tuesday, saving seven match points en route to a nerve-wracking 6-3 2-6 2-6 7-6(8) 6-3 comeback victory over American world number 100 Tennys Sandgren.

Federer saves seven matchpoints against Sandgren to reach semis

12 hours 2 min ago
Roger Federer saved seven match points on his way to an enthralling 6-3 2-6 2-6 7-6(8) 6-3 comeback victory over American world number 100 Tennys Sandgren to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Tuesday.

Soaring Zverev faces Wawrinka test for spot in semis

12 hours 11 min ago
Alexander Zverev has not dropped a set on the way to Wednesday's Australian Open quarter-final but in three-times Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka the German knows he faces an opponent who will challenge him in every way possible.

Weather conditions scrutinized as probe into Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash opens

12 hours 14 min ago
Overcast skies and fog reported at the scene of the helicopter wreck that killed Los Angeles basketball great Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others figured prominently on Monday in the first full day of federal aviation experts' crash investigation.

NHL roundup: Stars halt Vasilevskiy's win streak

12 hours 16 min ago
Dallas' Jamie Benn capped a two-goal night with an overtime tally as the Stars broke Tampa Bay goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy's 10-game winning streak in a 3-2 victory over the visiting Lightning on Monday night.

Barty wishing for 'quiet little life' amid Australian Open frenzy

12 hours 58 min ago
As world number one at her home Grand Slam, Ash Barty felt awkward about the hype surrounding her even before the Australian Open had started.

Ahead of Olympics, Tokyo prepares foreigners for potential disasters

13 hours 25 min ago
Tokyo 2020 organizers are putting the final touches to preparations less than six months out from the start of the Olympics but the area they are most concerned about remains readiness for any natural disaster striking during the Games.

NBA roundup: Gordon pours in 50 in Rockets' win

13 hours 43 min ago
Eric Gordon scored a career-high 50 points, Danuel House Jr. chipped in a double-double, and the short-handed Houston Rockets pulled off a stunning 126-117 victory over the red-hot Utah Jazz on Monday in Salt Lake City.

Career took off after French Open win over Serena, says Kenin

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 11:40pm
Sofia Kenin made a name for herself last year when she dumped her "idol" Serena Williams out of the French Open, a victory the Australian Open semi-finalist says was the pivotal moment of her tennis career.

Barty avenges Kvitova defeat to reach semi-finals

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 11:18pm
Ash Barty stormed into her maiden Australian Open semi-final on Tuesday with an emphatic 7-6(6) 6-2 win over Petra Kvitova that avenged her defeat to the hard-hitting Czech in last year's quarter-final at Melbourne Park.

Weather conditions scrutinized as Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash opens

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 11:08pm
Overcast skies and fog reported at the scene of the helicopter wreck that killed Los Angeles basketball great Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others figured prominently on Monday in the first full day of federal aviation experts' crash investigation.

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