Nadal reaches Australian Open quarterfinals for 14th time (01/23 6:45 am)MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Rafael Nadal finally got the better of a crazy, long tiebreaker and knew he'd won half the battle. After saving four set points and missing with the first six of his own, Nadal finally clinched a tiebreaker that lasted 28 minutes and 40 seconds to set himself on course to secure a spot in the Australian Open quarterfinals for a 14th time...
Australian Open Lookahead: Medvedev headlines Day 8 action (01/23 6:31 am)MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAY U.S. Open champion Daniil Medvedev will take on No. 70-ranked Maxime Cressy in the fourth round as he continues his bid to become the first man in the Open era to win a second Grand Slam singles title at the next major tournament. ...
The Latest: No. 1 Ash Barty into quarterfinals in Australia (01/23 3:51 am)MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- The Latest at the Australian Open on Sunday (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Top-ranked Ash Barty has reached the Australian Open quarterfinals with a 6-4, 6-3 win over 20-year-old Amanda Anisimova. Barty is aiming to be the first Australian woman to win her home Grand Slam title since 1978 and has gone through the first four rounds without dropping a set. She's into the quarterfinals at Melbourne Park for the fourth straight year...
Ngannou keeps belt, Figueiredo reclaims title at UFC 270 (01/23 1:54 am)ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Francis Ngannou retained his UFC heavyweight title with a surprising display of superior grappling in a unanimous-decision victory over previously unbeaten Ciryl Gane at UFC 270 on Saturday night. Deiveson Figueiredo also beat Brandon Moreno by unanimous decision, concluding a thrilling fight trilogy by reclaiming the flyweight championship belt he lost to Moreno seven months ago...
Gould's FG on final play gives 49ers 13-10 upset of Packers (01/23 1:30 am)GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Robbie Gould lived up to his name. On a field littered with snow flurries, Gould made a 45-yard field goal Saturday night as time expired and the San Francisco 49ers knocked off the top-seeded Packers 13-10 and possibly ended Aaron Rodgers' tenure in Green Bay...
Draisaitl has 4 points, Oilers beat Flames 5-3 to stop slide (01/23 1:26 am)EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Leon Draisaitl had two goals and two assists, Evan Bouchard also scored twice and the Edmonton Oilers came from behind to snap a seven-game losing streak Saturday night with a 5-3 victory over the Calgary Flames. Brendan Perlini added a goal for the Oilers (19-16-2), who were 2-11-2 in their previous 15 games. Connor McDavid had two assists and Mikko Koskinen made 44 saves in Edmonton's first win since beating expansion Seattle on Dec. 18...
Colton scores twice as Lightning cruise past Sharks 7-1 (01/23 1:10 am)SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Ross Colton scored twice and the Tampa Bay Lightning routed the San Jose Sharks 7-1 on Saturday night. Alex Killorn and Steven Stamkos each had a goal and an assist for the Lightning, who have won seven of nine. Brayden Point, Joseph Mathieu and Corey Perry also scored for Tampa Bay...
Ovechkin scores 2, Capitals rally to beat Senators 3-2 (01/23 12:57 am)WASHINGTON (AP) -- Alex Ovechkin scored his 28th and 29th goals of the season in the third period, Nicklas Backstrom pounced on a turnover to get the winner 1:13 into overtime and the Washington Capitals rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night...
Da Silva scores 14 to lead Hawaii over Cal Poly 69-56 (01/23 12:45 am)SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) -- Bernardo Da Silva posted 14 points and eight rebounds as Hawaii beat Cal Poly 69-56 on Saturday night. Jerome Desrosiers had 12 points for Hawaii (9-5, 5-0 Big West Conference), which earned its fifth straight victory. Noel Coleman added 12 points. Kamaka Hepa had 11 points...
Tattersall lifts UC Riverside over CS Northridge 77-67 (01/23 12:45 am)LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Wil Tattersall had a career-high 22 points as UC Riverside topped Cal State Northridge 77-67 on Saturday night. Tattersall hit 9 of 11 shots. Dominick Pickett had 15 points for UC Riverside (10-5, 4-1 Big West Conference). Zyon Pullin added 13 points, eight assists and seven rebounds. Flynn Cameron had 11 points...
Stanford gives up 15-point lead, rallies to beat ASU 79-76 (01/23 12:41 am)STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Michael O'Connell and Brandon Angel scored 16 points apiece and Stanford gave up a 15-point second-half lead before rallying to beat Arizona State 79-76 on Saturday night. Harrison Ingraham had 13 points and 10 rebounds and James Keefe scored 10 points for Stanford (11-6, 4-3 Pac-12)...
Brumant leads Howard against Coppin State after 22-point game (01/23 12:41 am)Howard Bison (6-8, 1-1 MEAC) at Coppin State Eagles (3-14, 2-1 MEAC) Baltimore; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Howard faces the Coppin State Eagles after Randy Brumant scored 22 points in Howard's 91-82 win against the Morgan State Bears. The Eagles have gone 1-1 at home. Coppin State is 1-7 when it turns the ball over less than its opponents and averages 13.1 turnovers per game...
Funk leads Saint Joseph's (PA) against George Mason after 22-point game (01/23 12:41 am)Saint Joseph's (PA) Hawks (8-8, 2-4 A-10) at George Mason Patriots (7-7, 1-1 A-10) Fairfax, Virginia; Monday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Saint Joseph's (PA) visits the George Mason Patriots after Taylor Funk scored 22 points in Saint Joseph's (PA)'s 70-54 loss to the VCU Rams...
Alabama A&M visits Prairie View A&M following Gambrell's 26-point game (01/23 12:41 am)Alabama A&M Bulldogs (4-12, 3-3 SWAC) at Prairie View A&M Panthers (4-13, 3-4 SWAC) Prairie View, Texas; Monday, 8:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Prairie View A&M hosts the Alabama A&M Bulldogs after Jeremiah Gambrell scored 26 points in Prairie View A&M's 70-67 victory over the Alabama State Hornets...
Santa Clara hosts San Diego following Earlington's 23-point game (01/23 12:41 am)San Diego Toreros (11-8, 4-2 WCC) at Santa Clara Broncos (11-7, 1-2 WCC) Santa Clara, California; Monday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: San Diego takes on the Santa Clara Broncos after Marcellus Earlington scored 23 points in San Diego's 73-65 win against the Pacific (CA) Tigers...
Saint John's (NY) visits Seton Hall after Cale's 21-point outing (01/23 12:41 am)Saint John's (NY) Red Storm (11-7, 2-4 Big East) at Seton Hall Pirates (13-6, 3-4 Big East) South Orange, New Jersey; Monday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Seton Hall hosts the Saint John's (NY) Red Storm after Myles Cale scored 21 points in Seton Hall's 66-60 win against the Saint John's (NY) Red Storm...
UT Martin hosts SIU-Edwardsville after Taylor's 26-point outing (01/23 12:41 am)SIU-Edwardsville Cougars (7-10, 1-4 OVC) at UT Martin Skyhawks (5-12, 2-5 OVC) Martin, Tennessee; Monday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: SIU-Edwardsville visits the UT Martin Skyhawks after Ray'Sean Taylor scored 26 points in SIU-Edwardsville's 77-74 loss to the Morehead State Eagles...
American hosts Lafayette after Nelson's 23-point showing (01/23 12:41 am)Lafayette Leopards (4-11, 1-3 Patriot) at American Eagles (5-11, 1-4 Patriot) Washington; Monday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: American hosts the Lafayette Leopards after Connor Nelson scored 23 points in American's 78-73 loss to the Loyola (MD) Greyhounds...
North Carolina hosts Virginia Tech following Manek's 22-point game (01/23 12:41 am)Virginia Tech Hokies (10-8, 2-5 ACC) at North Carolina Tar Heels (12-6, 4-3 ACC) Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Monday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: North Carolina hosts the Virginia Tech Hokies after Brady Manek scored 22 points in North Carolina's 98-76 loss to the Wake Forest Demon Deacons...
No. 18 Texas Tech plays No. 7 Kansas following Shannon's 23-point showing (01/23 12:41 am)Texas Tech Red Raiders (15-4, 5-2 Big 12) at Kansas Jayhawks (16-2, 5-1 Big 12) Lawrence, Kansas; Monday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: No. 18 Texas Tech takes on the No. 7 Kansas Jayhawks after Terrence Shannon Jr. scored 23 points in Texas Tech's 78-65 victory over the West Virginia Mountaineers...
Foligno's goal sends Wild to 4-3 OT win against Blackhawks (01/23 12:25 am)ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Marcus Foligno scored at 4:22 of overtime to send the Minnesota Wild to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night. Minnesota twice trailed in the third period but got goals from Kirill Kaprizov and Kevin Fiala to force overtime and, eventually, sweep the back-to-back with the Blackhawks after a 5-1 win in Chicago a night earlier...
Virginia and Louisville face off for conference showdown (01/23 12:21 am)Louisville Cardinals (11-7, 5-4 ACC) at Virginia Cavaliers (11-7, 5-4 ACC) Charlottesville, Virginia; Monday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Jayden Gardner and the Virginia Cavaliers host Noah Locke and the Louisville Cardinals. The Cavaliers are 6-4 on their home court. Virginia scores 62.4 points and has outscored opponents by 3.6 points per game...
Morgan State visits Norfolk State following Hawkins' 20-point outing (01/23 12:21 am)Morgan State Bears (6-8, 1-2 MEAC) at Norfolk State Spartans (12-4, 4-0 MEAC) Norfolk, Virginia; Monday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Norfolk State plays the Morgan State Bears after Jalen Hawkins scored 20 points in Norfolk State's 84-77 win against the Coppin State Eagles...
Jacksonville visits Kennesaw State after Moultrie's 20-point game (01/23 12:21 am)Jacksonville Dolphins (11-5, 3-2 ASUN) at Kennesaw State Owls (8-8, 3-1 ASUN) Kennesaw, Georgia; Monday, 5 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Kennesaw State hosts the Jacksonville Dolphins after Jamir Moultrie scored 20 points in Kennesaw State's 77-73 loss to the Lipscomb Bisons...
UNC Wilmington takes on Northeastern, seeks 5th straight road win (01/23 12:21 am)UNC Wilmington Seahawks (10-5, 5-0 CAA) at Northeastern Huskies (6-11, 0-7 CAA) Boston; Monday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: UNC Wilmington hits the road against Northeastern aiming to continue its four-game road winning streak. The Huskies are 4-4 in home games. Northeastern is eighth in the CAA shooting 32.4% from downtown, led by Nikola Djogo shooting 43.1% from 3-point range...
Clements and the Eastern Illinois Panthers host conference foe Belmont (01/23 12:21 am)Belmont Bruins (13-5, 4-2 OVC) at Eastern Illinois Panthers (2-15, 0-5 OVC) Charleston, Illinois; Monday, 6 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Kejuan Clements and the Eastern Illinois Panthers host Ben Sheppard and the Belmont Bruins in OVC action. The Panthers have gone 2-5 at home. Eastern Illinois gives up 71.2 points to opponents and has been outscored by 15.7 points per game...
Rodgers enters uncertain offseason after short postseason (01/23 12:03 am)GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Aaron Rodgers heads into another offseason of uncertainty after one more frustrating finish to a brilliant year. Rodgers drove the Packers to a touchdown on the game's opening possession, then couldn't get them back in the end zone the rest of Saturday night. Their season ended with a stunning 13-10 NFC divisional playoff loss to the San Francisco 49ers...
Jimenez starts another Champions season with win in Hawaii (01/22 11:30 pm)KA'UPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii (AP) -- Miguel Angel Jimenez is off to another great start on the PGA Tour Champions in Hawaii. Jimenez, the cigar-smoking, free-spirited Spaniard, birdied the par-4 18th hole in regulation for a 6-under 66 and then beat Steven Alker on the second playoff hole to win the season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai for the third time...
Bridges, Biyombo lead Suns to 113-103 win over Pacers (01/22 11:20 pm)PHOENIX (AP) -- Devin Booker wound up for a celebratory windmill dunk in the final minute, but misjudged it badly. The ball clanged off the back of the rim and ricocheted downcourt as the home crowd groaned. The Phoenix Suns' star guard retreated with a sheepish grin...
Avalanche top Canadiens 3-2 in OT for 15th straight home win (01/22 11:12 pm)DENVER (AP) -- Gabriel Landeskog scored 1:16 into overtime and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Saturday night for their 15th straight win at home. Colorado became the first NHL team to win 15 consecutive home games since the Washington Capitals did it Jan. 1 to March 4, 2017. The Avalanche took their previous two home games in shootouts and have won six in a row overall...
Hampton beats High Point 68-64 in OT (01/22 11:08 pm)HAMPTON, Va. (AP) -- Najee Garvin scored 18 point to lead Hampton to 68-64 overtime win over High Point on Saturday. Hampton (5-10, 1-3 Big South Conference) ended a four-game losing streak and won for the first time since a 54-53 victory against William & Mary on Dec. 9...
Dixie State defeats Texas Rio Grande Valley 85-74 (01/22 11:08 pm)ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) -- Hunter Schofield had 22 points as Dixie State beat Texas Rio Grande Valley 85-74 on Saturday night. Isaiah Pope had 17 points for Dixie State (10-10, 3-4 Western Athletic Conference). Dancell Leter added 15 points. Frank Staine had 11 points and 10 rebounds...
Milstead carries CS Fullerton past UC San Diego 83-80 (01/22 10:48 pm)FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) -- Damari Milstead had 20 points and Cal State Fullerton won its seventh straight game, beating UC San Diego 83-80 on Saturday night. Cal State Fullerton (11-5, 5-0 Big West Conference) led the entire second half. Bryce Pope and Jake Killingsworth made back-to-back shots to pull UC San Diego to 79-78 with 1:08 remaining. The Titans made four free throws to seal it...
No. 15 Texas cruises past TCU 68-47 (01/22 10:42 pm)FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Joanne Allen-Taylor and Audrey Warren combined to score 27 points and distribute nine assists as No. 15 Texas continued its season-long road success by cruising past in-state Big 12 Conference rival TCU 68-47 on Saturday. Coming off a statement win at No. ...
Arkansas holds off Texas A&M's late rally, wins 76-73 in OT (01/22 10:38 pm)FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- JD Notae scored 17 points and Arkansas held off a late Texas A&M rally for a 76-73 overtime victory on Saturday night. Texas A&M scored the last six points of regulation to tie it at 64-all, and took its first lead of the game on Quenton Jackson's layup to start overtime...
Pro Sports Schedule
Sunday, Jan. 23
Top 25 Men's Basketball
- No. 3 Arizona at California, 2 p.m.
- No. 4 Purdue vs. Northwestern, 12 p.m.
- No. 20 Xavier at Marquette, 1 p.m.
- No. 21 Providence vs. Butler, Noon
Top 25 Women's Basketball
- No. 3 Louisville vs. Wake Forest, 1 p.m.
- No. 4 NC State vs. Virginia Tech, 3 p.m.
- No. 5 Tennessee at No. 13 Georgia, 1 p.m.
- No. 7 Iowa St. at No. 15 Baylor, 2 p.m.
- No. 9 UConn at St. John's, 12 p.m.
- No. 10 Arizona vs. No. 22 Colorado, 1 p.m.
- No. 11 LSU at Florida, 1 p.m.
- No. 12 Maryland vs. Northwestern, 12 p.m.
- No. 14 Oklahoma at Kansas St., 1 p.m.
- No. 18 Georgia Tech vs. No. 20 North Carolina, Noon
- No. 19 Notre Dame at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.
- No. 21 Duke vs. Virginia, 5 p.m.
- No. 23 Kentucky vs. Mississippi, Noon
- No. 25 Iowa vs. Illinois, 5 p.m.
- L.A. Rams at Tampa Bay, 2:05 p.m.
- Buffalo at Kansas City, 5:30 p.m.
- LA Clippers at New York, 12 p.m.
- Boston at Washington, 2:30 p.m.
- Chicago at Orlando, 5 p.m.
- L.A. Lakers at Miami, 5 p.m.
- Portland at Toronto, 5 p.m.
- Atlanta at Charlotte, 6 p.m.
- Philadelphia at San Antonio, 6 p.m.
- Memphis at Dallas, 6:30 p.m.
- Brooklyn at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
- Detroit at Denver, 7 p.m.
- Utah at Golden State, 7:30 p.m.
- Winnipeg at Pittsburgh, 12 p.m.
- Ottawa at Columbus, 5 p.m.
- Los Angeles at New Jersey, 6 p.m.
- Florida at Seattle, 8 p.m.
- St. Louis at Vancouver, 9 p.m.
DP World Tour - Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship
PGA - American Express
PGA Tour Champions - Mitsubishi Electric Championship
LPGA - Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions
- WTA/ATP - Australian Open, Melbourne