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Beats the heat: Sharapova into 3rd round

Beats the heat: Sharapova into 3rd round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Soaked with sweat and clinging desperately for survival, Maria Sharapova used to be most effective some degree from victory when Australian Open organizers at last determined that the searing warmth was once extreme sufficient to suspend matches.

 
 

Oden, Heat ready for next step in comeback plan

Oden, Heat ready for next step in comeback plan

MIAMI (AP) — Many details about how Greg Oden has been rehabilitating his body to be able to resuscitate his career with the Miami Heat stay a thriller, even to his teammates.

 
 

AP source: Kershaw, Dodgers agree to $215M deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw agreed Wednesday to a $215 million, seven-12 months contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a person accustomed to the negotiations told The Related Press, a deal that makes the two-time Cy Young Award winner baseball’s first participant with a $30 million reasonable salary.

 
 

Hosp leads World Cup super-combined after 1st run

Hosp leads World Cup super-combined after 1st run

ALTENMARKT-ZAUCHENSEE, Austria (AP) — Nicole Hosp of Austria posted the quickest time within the super-G portion of a ladies's World Cup super-mixed adventure on Sunday.

 
 

Blount has 4 TD runs, Patriots top Colts 43-22

Blount has 4 TD runs, Patriots top Colts 43-22

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — LeGarrette Blount wasn't glad with three quick landing runs, now not against a group coming off the 2d finest comeback in playoff historical past.

 
 

Seahawks rumble past Saints, 23-15

Seahawks rumble past Saints, 23-15

SEATTLE (AP) — When he acquired around the facet, there was nobody for Marshawn Lynch to hit. Directly in advance used to be open box, the tip zone and the Seattle Seahawks' situation in the NFC championship sport.

 
 

Fisher kicked Winston out of practice before BCS

Fisher kicked Winston out of practice before BCS

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Florida State tutor Jimbo Fisher used to be thrilled with the best way Jameis Winston ran the two-minute drill to win the BCS nationwide championship.

 
 

IOC President Bach to meet Rousseff about Rio 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach will meet in two weeks with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and organizers of Rio’s 2016 Olympics to remind them there’s no time to waste as they put together for South The united states’s first games.

 
 

Injured Lindsey Vonn skipping Sochi Olympics

Injured Lindsey Vonn skipping Sochi Olympics

Lindsey Vonn will leave out the Sochi Olympics on account of a right knee injury, leaving the Winter Games without one of its biggest stars.

 
 

Scott edges Woods for GWAA player of the year

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Adam Scott narrowly beat out Tiger Woods as participant of the year in balloting with the aid of the Golf Writers Association of The usa.

 
 

Knights knock off Bears 52-42 in Fiesta Bowl

Knights knock off Bears 52-42 in Fiesta Bowl

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A decade after a winless season, Imperative Florida earned its first shuttle to a BCS bowl.

 
 

AP sources: Smith reaches deal to coach Tampa Bay

AP sources: Smith reaches deal to coach Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Former Chicago Bears teach Lovie Smith is set to tackle the challenge of rebuilding the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

 
 

Small improvement for Schumacher after 2nd surgery

Small improvement for Schumacher after 2nd surgery

GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Michael Schumacher underwent a 2d surgical operation after a brain scan confirmed small, “stunning” indicators of growth, but grim docs mentioned Tuesday they could provide no insight into the prognosis for the Formula One champion.  

 
 

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher signs new deal

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher signs new deal

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher will stay with this system thru 2018 after signing a three-12 months contract extension.

 
 

Russia bombings spark Olympic concerns

Russia bombings spark Olympic concerns

The suicide bombings in Russia serve as a chilling reminder of what the Wintry weather Olympics symbolize to terrorists: A high-profile target with more than 2,500 athletes, some of them world-famous, waving the flags of nearly 90 international locations.