Top-seeded Rafael Nadal and two-time defending champion Victoria Azarenka posted straight-set victories in their night matches Saturday at the Australian Open.
Los Angeles police said they are investigating the former defensive back in connection with two sexual assaults, and New Orleans police said they are investigating another sexual-assault allegation.
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez can't watch football on TV for his own safety, the sheriff in charge of the prison said on Saturday.
Downhill racer Jared Goldberg pressed his claim Saturday for a spot on the four-man United States team in the glamor event of the Sochi Olympics.
Major League Baseball vaulted into the 21st century of technology on Thursday, approving a huge expansion of instant replay in hopes of eliminating blown calls that riled up players, managers and fans.
Janairrika Bland scored 22 points as Columbia College dominated crosstown rival Stephens 113-41 in a women's basketball game Thursday night at the Arena of Southwell Complex.
The New York Jets signed the popular coach to a contract extension Thursday, removing the lame duck label from Ryan and keeping him with the franchise through the 2015 season — and possibly beyond.
For a brief time, Josh McDaniels was a celebrity in Denver and he played the part with gusto — running to the corner of the stadium after his first signature win and pumping his fists at the crowd to celebrate.
Alex Rodriguez says his season-long suspension could be a benefit, allowing him to rest and return to the Yankees for the final three years of his contract.
Australian Open matches were suspended for four hours as temperatures topped 109 Fahrenheit.
The quarterback was removed from the injury report one day after being a no-show at practice because of illness.
One of these teams will emerge Sunday from ear-splitting CenturyLink Field headed for New Jersey to play for the sport's biggest prize. The other will carry into the offseason even more loathing for this opponent.
The NBA All-Stars will wear jerseys with sleeves during this season's midseason celebration in New Orleans.
The New England quarterback took time off from practice Wednesday as the Patriots prepare to play against Denver on Sunday.
Jim Harbaugh will turn to lip reading, motioning and even sign language if he has to in order to communicate with quarterback Colin Kaepernick and keep things running smoothly in the deafening noise of Seattle's home stadium.
Mike Zimmer is finally a head coach in the NFL. The Minnesota Vikings think now is the time for the veteran defensive coordinator.
Given a chance by the New England Patriots to revive his career, LeGarrette Blount is running over and away from defenders while leaving behind images of a hot-headed youngster putting his future in jeopardy.
Peyton Manning's road to the Super Bowl has taken an unexpected detour: through Omaha, of all places.
Serena Williams wore a fitted pink blazer into her second-round match at the Australian Open, giving the impression she wasn't feeling the heat.
The deal made the two-time Cy Young Award winner baseball's first player with a $30 million average salary.