Serena Williams weathered a barrage of big serves and heavy groundstrokes early, and needed nine match points before beating Madison Keys 7-6 (5), 6-2 to set up an Australian . . .
Australian Open semi-final action from Melbourne ParkPictures: our pick of the best images from the men’s semi-finalSerena Williams to meet Maria Sharapova in women’s singles . . .
We can call off television after tonight. All of it. The entire medium. I say this, because no future broadcast will ever be able to eclipse the visual ambrosia that is Marsha. . .
Bryant had shoulder surgery Wednesday in Los Angeles
Cavs don't think LeBron's wrist long-term issue
Wake, UNC schedule non-conference games
The backroom of college football is a game of king of the hill. The big winners get all the titles, but also all the money, the top recruits, the exposure and even control of . . .
The North Carolina Tar Heels and Wake Forest Demon Deacons have achieved a scheduling first: The ACC schools announced Monday they have agreed to a home-and-home nonconference. . .
Jerian Grant had 23 points and 12 assists, and No. 8 Notre Dame made two shots in the final 67 seconds as the shot clock ran out to beat No. 4 Duke 77-73 on Wednesday night.
ESPN’s Keith Law included six Mets in his Top 100 Prospect List for 2015 (ESPN Insider, Jan. 29). Law ranks RHP Noah Syndergaard at No. 16 overall, OF Michael Conforto at No.. . .
White Sox sign Beckham to 1-year, $2M deal
Defending Big D
We bid farewell to an old nemesis in as polite a manner as we can muster. Also, Radek Dvorak retires, and Paul Stewart lectures lazy referees. Special Teams and Go. . .
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Jeremy Morin is expected to be released from the hospital Thursday after complaining of an accelerated heart rate during Tuesday's victory agains. . .
Jan 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Dubai Desert Classic at the par-72 course on Thursday in Dubai 64 Bernd Wiesberger (Austria) 64 65 Peter Uihlein (U.. . .
Rory McIlroy's driving radar malfunctioned early in his opening round at the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday but he showed why he is the world's number one golfer by recoveri. . .