Federer wins comfortably after last-minute decision to play

ROME (AP) — Roger Federer put his full array of shots on display in a 6-3, 7-5 win over Alexander Zverev on Wednesday in the second round of the Italian Open, an encouraging performance considering he only decided to play moments before stepping onto the court.

  • Written by ANDREW DAMPF, AP Sports Writer

English soccer shamed as Man United bus attacked

Manchester United's players took refuge in the aisle of the team bus, lying down almost on top of each other as thuds and banging were heard outside and objects hit the windows.

  • Written by STEVE DOUGLAS, AP Sports Writer

Canadian professor: Olympics should be postponed due to Zika

LONDON (AP) — With the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro less than three months away, a Canadian professor has called for the Olympics to be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak, warning the influx of visitors to Brazil will result in the avoidable birth of malformed babies.

  • Written by MARIA CHENG, Associated Press STEPHEN WILSON, Associated Press

Congress putting daily fantasy sports games under scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress on Wednesday launched a fact-finding mission into the loosely regulated world of fantasy sports games — a multibillion-dollar business that seemingly advertised everywhere during the pro football season.

  • Written by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press