Vandeweghe to open against Sasnovich in Fed Cup final

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — CoCo Vandeweghe will play in the opening match of the Fed Cup final on Saturday when the United States takes on Belarus looking for its record 18th title in the competition.

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Chicago Bears great Joe Fortunato dies at 87

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Joe Fortunato, the speedy linebacker who helped the Chicago Bears win the 1963 NFL title, has died. He was 87.

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Led by South Carolina, UConn, women's hoops tips off Friday

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been five years since a team other than UConn started the season as defending champions. Coach Dawn Staley and her South Carolina Gamecocks have that honor this year.

  • Written by By DOUG FEINBERG , AP Basketball Writer