Federer beats Nadal, Djokovic loses at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer defeated Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-3 at the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday in a fourth-round match that saw the longtime rivals meeting much earlier in a tournament than usual.

  • Written by BETH HARRIS , AP Sports Writer

Issa Hayatou voted out as African soccer head after 29 years

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Issa Hayatou was voted out as president of the African soccer confederation on Thursday after 29 years in charge, losing to challenger Ahmad of Madagascar in a major shakeup for the sport on the continent.

  • Written by ELIAS MESERET , Associated Press

A look at the best to come in the NCAA Tournament

This year's NCAA Tournament has a chance to be just as good as 2016, when Kris Jenkins capped March Madness the most dramatic way possible with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to win Villanova a title.


  • Written by JOHN MARSHALL , AP Basketball Writer

US women's hockey players threaten boycott over wages

The U.S. women's hockey team announced Wednesday that it will boycott the upcoming world championship tournament on home ice unless there is significant progress in settling a wage dispute with USA Hockey.

  • Written by STEPHEN WHYNO , AP Hockey Writer