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Nadal, Sharapova survive scares in 2nd round at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal dropped to his knees, clasping his hands tightly and appearing to be on the verge of tears as he celebrated a win at the Australian Open.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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Embattled Cleveland coach Blatt remains beloved in Israel

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Even casual Israeli basketball fans begin their day with an update on the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the newfound obsession with the NBA franchise has little to do with superstar LeBron James. Rookie head coach David Blatt is one of their own, making his name professionally in Israel and raising a family here.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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Buckeyes leave the critics silent

Can we say the playoff committee got it right?

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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Woman says boxing champ Taylor threatened to kill children

A Little Rock woman said Tuesday that boxer Jermain Taylor threatened to shoot her three small children, and that she knocked the gun away after the cursing middleweight — once called a role model by the city's mayor — put the weapon to her husband's head.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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Winter X Games to use drones to capture action on snow

If Lindsey Jacobellis, Nate Holland or those other snowboarders feel like something's following them at the Winter X Games, they'll be right.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton headed to his 2nd Pro Bowl

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton is headed to his second Pro Bowl, replacing the injured Aaron Rodgers.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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LeBron scores 26, Cavaliers roll to 108-94 win over Bulls

CLEVELAND (AP) — The pieces, old and new, are beginning to fit together.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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Wisniewski, Blue Jackets beat Wild 3-1

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After the Minnesota Wild finished staggering through a four-minute power play with the game tied late in the second period, boos came from the crowd.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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