Thomasson leads Wright State past Valparaiso 73-62

FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) — Joe Thomasson made 14 of 16 free throws, including 8 of 10 in the final minute, and scored 21 points and Wright State pulled into a first place tie by handing Valparaiso its first Horizon League loss, 73-62 on Friday night.

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Murray advances, Ivanovic loses amid medical distraction

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A medical emergency overshadowed matches on adjoining courts at the Australian Open when Nigel Sears, who is Ana Ivanovic's coach and Andy Murray's father-in-law, was rushed to a hospital while both of their third-round matches were in progress.

  • Written by JOHN PYE, AP Sports Writer

Storm knocks out Sunday's Penguins-Capitals game

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL postponed Sunday's game between the Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins because of the severe snowstorm in the Washington area.

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APNewsBreak: UK gov't ordered embassies to lobby for Coe

LONDON (AP) — The British government ordered ambassadors around the world to lobby athletics leaders to vote for Sebastian Coe in the IAAF presidential election, aiming to ensure "British interests are protected," diplomatic messages obtained by The Associated Press reveal.

  • Written by ROB HARRIS, AP Sports Writer