African Cup: Things to know ahead of the quarterfinals

PORT-GENTIL, Gabon (AP) — Ghana has serious injury concerns over captain Asamoah Gyan ahead of the African Cup of Nations quarterfinals, while Senegal has no problems at all with the goal-scoring form of Sadio Mane.

  • Written by GERALD IMRAY , AP Sports Writer

Williams sisters, Federer advance to Australian Open finals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It was one, two and three for the ages as Venus and Serena Williams set up another all-sisters Australian Open final and Roger Federer ensured he'll contend for another Grand Slam title.


  • Written by JOHN PYE , AP Sports Writer

Ohio State deals Minnesota fourth straight loss 78-72

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Trevor Thompson had a career-high 19 points to lead Ohio State over Minnesota on Wednesday, but he wouldn't let himself be happy and said his teammates shouldn't be either.

  • Written by MITCH STACY , AP Sports Writer