The future is now: US Open qualifying tests clocks, coaching

NEW YORK (AP) — Right there on Court 4's electronic scoreboard at the U.S. Open, blue numbers counted down the 25 seconds allowed before a player was required to serve. When the readout dropped all the way to zero, the chair umpire announced a warning for a time violation.

  • Written by By HOWARD FENDRICH , AP Tennis Writer

Hamilton tops 2nd practice for Belgian GP; Raikkonen 2nd

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Lewis Hamilton increased the pace on quicker tires and posted the fastest time in the second practice session for the Belgian Grand Prix on Friday.

  • Written by By JEROME PUGMIRE , AP Sports Writer