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."

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