Rafael Nadal is out of the Australian Open, beaten 6-2, 6-0, 7-6 (5) in the quarterfinals by seventh-seeded Tomas Berdych on Tuesday.
The New England Patriots came out swinging upon their arrival at the Super Bowl. Not star quarterback Tom Brady or All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis. Not coach Bill Belichic. . .
Most of what Patriots coach Bill Belichick had to say during his news conference Monday night upon arriving in Arizona had to do with his opponent this Sunday, the Seahawks. A. . .
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Luckily for me, I’d say, I did not watch the Lakers/Spurs game live. A review of the film, however, pretty much reinforced what the boxscore told me. The biggest item from tha. . .
Jamal Crawford scored 19 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Denver Nuggets 102-98 Monday night for their fifth straight victory.
Wake, UNC schedule non-conference games
You wanted transparency in the College Football Playoff; you needed transparency in the College Football Playoff; and when you got transparency in the College Football Playoff. . .
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. . .
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Just about everything worked for No. 13 North Carolina against Syracuse's zone defense - once the Tar Heels stopped throwing the ball away. Brice Johnson had 15 of his 17 poi. . .
The Boston Red Sox announced Tuesday the passing of team Hall of Famer Bill Monbouquette due to complications from leukemia. Monbouquette, 78, died on Sunday at Brigham and Wo. . .
Th Orioles have avoided arbitration with right-hander Bud Norris by agreeing to a one-year deal that is worth $8.8MM, reports Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun (Twitter links). . .
The Toronto Maple Leafs were in free fall entering the All-Star break and will begin the stretch run without captain Dion Phaneuf.
Habs Eyes On The Prize
In their first game after the All-Star break, the Canadiens get a shot at a little revenge on the Stars. When you leave off with a win, seven days away feels much d. . .
The captain of the European side that will defend the Ryder Cup against the United States in Minnesota in 2016 will be Darren Clarke or Miguel Angel Jimenez, two stalwarts of . . .
By Steve Keating PHOENIX (Reuters) - Like nearly everyone else in America, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll knows more about footballs than he did a week ago as a controver. . .