More of the same: Bengals stick with Marvin Lewis

CINCINNATI (AP) — The assistant head coach is gone, but head coach Marvin Lewis is coming back for a 16th try at a playoff victory.

And so it goes in Cincinnati.

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer

Sharapova, Halep advance to semifinals at Shenzhen Open

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Maria Sharapova continued her preparations for an Australian Open return by beating Zarina Diyas 6-3, 6-3 Thursday to advance to the Shenzhen Open semifinals along with top-seeded Simona Halep.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Matt leads Hirscher for Austrian 1-2 in 1st run of WC slalom

ZAGREB, Austria (AP) — Michael Matt posted the fastest time and led six-time overall champion Marcel Hirscher for an Austrian 1-2 finish in the opening run of a men's World Cup slalom on Thursday.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS