'Old guys' vs youngsters 3 days in a row at Australian Open
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — So far the older guys are holding court against the new generation at the Australian Open. On Saturday, 31-year-old Novak Djokovic beat 19-year-old Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0.
Siebenhofer wins 2nd WCup downhill in 2 days, Vonn struggles
CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Austrian skier Ramona Siebenhofer won her second World Cup downhill in two days, while Lindsey Vonn was again far off the podium on Saturday.
The Latest: Muguruza gets earlier start _ and finish
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the Australian Open (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Two-time major champion Garbine Muguruza got to enjoy a much earlier start — and much earlier finish — at the Australian Open this time.
Boogie Cousins overcomes nerves in 1st game with Warriors
LOS ANGELES (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins was nervous. His stomach felt tight and filled with butterflies. He grabbed his phone and fired off texts to family and friends.
Racket-smashing, tumbling Osaka advances at Australian Open
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Naomi Osaka had the umpire warning her for spiking her racket in the first set, and checking on her welfare when she tumbled near the baseline in the next.
Super Bowl menu could include team-inspired chili creations
Kenneth Temple is a devout New Orleans Saints fan. Ask him a question about his beloved team, and the first words from his mouth are "Who Dat? Who Dat?" Still, Temple, a noted chef who has cooked for several NFL players, including Malcolm Jenkins, Brandin Cooks and All-Pro receiver Michael Thomas, recognizes there are three other teams remaining in the playoffs.
Roger Who? Federer can't get past Australian Open security
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maybe Roger Federer isn't as famous as we thought. Turns out that even he must carry his tournament ID to get where he's try to go at the Australian Open.
Warriors beat Clippers 112-94; Boogie fouls out of debut
LOS ANGELES (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins couldn't wipe the smile off his face. The usually scowling big man was back Friday night after being sidelined for nearly a year.
Jury convicts ex-Utah State football player of rape charges
BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) — A jury Friday found a former Utah State University football player guilty of sexually assaulting six women while he was in college.
Ionescu scores 31, No. 5 Ducks top No. 19 Sun Devils 77-71
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu scored 31 points and No. 5 Oregon fought off a late 3-point barrage and outlasted No. 19 Arizona State 77-71 on Friday night.
Islanders beat Caps in Trotz's return, move into first place
WASHINGTON (AP) — Barry Trotz returned to his old home arena to face the team he coached to the Stanley Cup. He left with his new team in first place.
Russell scores 40 as Nets come back to beat Magic 117-115
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — This winning thing has become a habit for the Brooklyn Nets — and apparently no deficit is too large to overcome lately.
Underdog Patriots face top seed KC. Yes, you read that right
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — It may have been hard to hear him over the noise of the New England fans celebrating an eighth straight trip to the AFC title game, but Tom Brady is feeling disrespected.
Phil Mickelson shoots 68 to take 2-shot lead into weekend
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson birdied four of his last five holes Friday in the Desert Classic to take a two-stroke lead into the weekend in his first event of the year.
UConn self-imposes penalties for violations under Ollie
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut announced Friday that it is self-imposing penalties, including the loss of a scholarship for the 2019-20 season, for violations of NCAA rules by its basketball program under former coach Kevin Ollie.
Always learning, Rams' Goff seeks results in NFC title game
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Although Jared Goff is uncomfortable being overly nosy when he's around the NFL's best quarterbacks, he kept a close eye on Drew Brees while they were together at the Pro Bowl in Orlando last year.
Column: Gleason comes along for the Saints' playoff ride
He's the New Orleans Saints' biggest fan, not to mention the perfect beacon for a city that knows a thing or two about emerging from darkness.
Linehan out as Cowboys offensive coordinator after 5 seasons
DALLAS (AP) — Scott Linehan is out as offensive coordinator of the Dallas Cowboys, less than a week after coach Jason Garrett sent mixed messages about the future for the oft-criticized assistant.
Saints-Rams NFC title game a clash of like-minded coaches
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One way or another, the NFC Championship between the Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints will be won by a coach named Sean — with an Irish surname — who designs and calls plays for one of the most innovative and productive offenses in the NFL.
Brooke Henderson leads by 2 shots in LPGA opener in Florida
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Brooke Henderson of Canada kept out of trouble and kept bogeys off her card Friday on her way to a 4-under 67 and a two-shot lead in the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions, the winners-only start to the LPGA Tour season.
AP source: Angels, Allen agree to $8.5M, 1-year contract
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After seven seasons with the Cleveland Indians, Cody Allen is looking to rebound with a new team. Allen and the Los Angeles Angels have agreed to a $8.5 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Friday.
Without Jones, No. 1 Duke braces for visit from No. 4 U-Va.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Top-ranked Duke hopes its team defense doesn't slip without point guard Tre Jones — for however long he's out.
Pacquiao awaits Broner bout in crossroads fight at age 40
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao has been beating the odds since he was a teenager in the Philippines stuffing his pockets with metal at weigh-ins so he wouldn't look like a 98-pound weakling.
Miami coach says idled Hernandez was 'duped' by AAU coach
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami Hurricanes coach Jim Larranaga says junior forward Dewan Hernandez deserves to be declared eligible by the NCAA because he unwittingly became entangled in a college basketball corruption case when he was duped by an AAU coach.
Chiefs' Berry confident he'll play AFC title game vs Pats
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs safety Eric Berry sounded confident Friday that he'll be on the field when Kansas City plays the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game at Arrowhead Stadium.

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