Former No. 1 Wozniacki beats Olympic champion Puig in Sydney

SYDNEY (AP) — Former No. 1-ranked Caroline Wozniacki stepped up her preparations for the Australian Open with 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 win over Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig at the Sydney International on Monday.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Irving, Love return as James, Cavs beat Nets 116-108

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love were rusty and Kyle Korver is still not a Cavalier, so LeBron James needed to play a heavy role Friday.

As usual, he was up to the task.

  • Written by BRIAN MAHONEY , AP Basketball Writer

Streak over, Blue Jackets turn attention to staying on top

Even before the Columbus Blue Jackets' winning streak ended, coach John Tortorella wondered what would happen next.

How would a team that hadn't lost in five weeks handle the aftermath?

  • Written by STEPHEN WHYNO, AP Hockey Writer