Djokovic beat James Ward to open bid for 5th straight major

LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic raced to a 6-0, 3-0 lead, then held firm the rest of the way as he opened his bid for a third straight Wimbledon title and fifth straight Grand Slam championship with a straight-sets win over Britain's James Ward on Monday.

  • Written by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer

Briles officially out at Baylor after sexual assault scandal

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor and Art Briles have mutually agreed to part ways, almost a month after the release of a scathing report over the university's handling of sexual assault complaints against football players which led school regents to suspend the coach "with intent to terminate."


1966 Ohio State team celebrates national title anniversary

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Curt Heinfeld and some of his 1966 Ohio State teammates were sitting in the right-field stands chatting as TD Ameritrade Park filled with fans Friday afternoon, and they all agreed on one thing.

"We were born too soon," Heinfeld said.

  • Written by ERIC OLSON, AP Sports Writer