Men's sports

United States' Amanda Anisimova celebrates after defeating Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
January 17, 2019 - 11:31 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — All of 17, never the winner of a Grand Slam match until this week, Amanda Anisimova is making quite a first impression at the Australian Open. Anisimova showed precisely why there are those who consider her a possible future star, producing one spectacular shot after...
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United States' Sloane Stephens celebrates after defeating Croatia's Petra Martic during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
January 17, 2019 - 11:29 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the Australian Open (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Sloane Stephens survived two tough tiebreak seats to beat No. 31-seeded Petra Martic 7-6 (6), 7-6 (5) and advance to the fourth round at Melbourne Park. The fifth-seeded Stephens, the 2017 U.S. Open...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma (0) collides with Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroeder (17) as he goes to the basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. Thunder guard Hamidou Diallo (6) is at right. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
January 17, 2019 - 11:12 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The young Los Angeles Lakers matured on Thursday night. With four-time MVP LeBron James still sidelined by a left groin strain, Kyle Kuzma scored 32 points to help the Lakers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 138-128 in overtime. James missed his 12th straight game, yet against a...
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FILE - In this June 19, 2018, file photo, Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Adam Ottavino throws against the New York Mets during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver. A person familiar with the negotiations says reliever Adam Ottavino and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $27 million, three-year contract. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, because the deal was subject to a successful physical. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)
January 17, 2019 - 9:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — While shying away from high-priced free agents Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, the New York Yankees are boosting their bullpen. Reliever Adam Ottavino and the Yankees agreed to a $27 million, three-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on...
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Anaheim Ducks goalie John Gibson, left, stops a shot as Hampus Lindholm, right, of Sweden, keeps Minnesota Wild's Eric Staal away from the rebound in the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in St. Paul, Minn. The Ducks won 3-0. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
January 17, 2019 - 8:54 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Burdened with a franchise-record losing streak, the Anaheim Ducks got a spark after a roster makeover. The Minnesota Wild were left reeling after the trade of a popular teammate. John Gibson made 37 saves for his second shutout of the season, Adam Henrique and Rickard Rakell...
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Toronto Maple Leafs center Patrick Marleau (12) celebrates with the bench after his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
January 17, 2019 - 7:41 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mitchell Marner scored a go-ahead goal late in the second period, Nazem Kadri and Patrick Marleau each had a goal and an assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 on Thursday night. Frederik Andersen stopped 36 shots and Zach Hyman added an...
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Phil Mickelson heads off the green after shooting 12-under-par 60 in the first round of the Desert Classic golf tournament at La Quinta Country Club on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
January 17, 2019 - 5:43 pm
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson still feels as young as ever. He still plays that way, too. Mickelson began his 27th full season as a pro Thursday by flirting with one of the few feats he hasn't accomplished — golf's magic number. The 48-year-old left-hander still shot a 12-under 60 in the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2019, file photo, UCLA interim coach Murry Bartow, right, calls to his team in the closing seconds of regulation against Oregon in an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore. UCLA fired coach Steve Alford on New Year’s Eve. Bartow was quickly tabbed as interim coach for the Bruins (10-7, 3-1 Pac-12). They’ve won three out of four games under him. “We had a lot of ups and downs,” UCLA freshman Moses Brown said, “but I think we caught our stride and the sky is the limit for us.” (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch, File)
January 17, 2019 - 4:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fired coach. A transfer. Suspensions. Injuries. UCLA and Southern California have experienced it all barely halfway through the season. Things began promisingly enough for the Bruins. They were an AP Top 25 team and were predicted to finish second in the Pac-12 before early...
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Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3), is drives to the basket flanked by New York Knicks center Mitchell Robinson (26), left, and his teammate guard Damyean Dotson (21), during an NBA basketball game between New York Knicks and Washington Wizards at the O2 Arena, in London, Thursday, Jan.17, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 17, 2019 - 2:58 pm
LONDON (AP) — Allonzo Trier was called for goaltending on a layup attempt by Thomas Bryant with 0.4 seconds remaining, giving the Washington Wizards a 101-100 victory over the New York Knicks at The O2 Arena on Thursday night. Bradley Beal scored 26 points and had nine rebounds and Otto Porter Jr...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2019, file photo, New York Knicks center Enes Kanter, of Turkey, warms up prior to the team's NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, in Denver. Turkish media reports said Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, that Turkish prosecutors are seeking an international arrest warrant and had prepared an extradition request for Kanter, accusing him of membership in a terror organisation. Sabah newspaper said prosecutors were seeking an Interpol "Red Notice" citing Kanter's ties to Fethullah Gulen, who Turkey blames for a failed 2016 coup, and accusing him of providing financial support to the group. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
January 17, 2019 - 12:21 pm
LONDON (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says the safety and security of players will always be paramount for the league after New York Knicks center Enes Kanter did not travel to London for his team's game against the Washington Wizards. Kanter said he feared he could be attacked or killed over...
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