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  • ATP World Tour BB&T Atlanta Open Results

    A U.S. Open Series event Friday At Atlantic Station Atlanta Purse: $585,870 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Quarterfinals Denis Kudla, United States, def. Dudi Sela, Israel, 7-5, 6-0. John Isner (1), United States, def. Ricardas Berankis,…

  • ATP World Tour BB&T Atlanta Open Results

    A U.S. Open Series event Friday At Atlantic Station Atlanta Purse: $585,870 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Quarterfinals Denis Kudla, United States, def. Dudi Sela, Israel, 7-5, 6-0. John Isner (1), United States, def. Ricardas Berankis,…

  • John Isner advances to Atlanta Open semifinals

    ATLANTA (AP) — Two-time defending champion John Isner ran his Atlanta Open winning streak to 10 matches Friday, riding his big serve to a 7-6 (4), 6-4 victory over Ricardis Berankis. The top-seeded Isner had…

  • WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper dies at 61

    “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, the kilt wearing trash-talker who headlined the first WrestleMania and later found movie stardom, died Friday. He was 61. The WWE confirmed the death. The wrestling organization provided no additional details. Piper,…

  • ATP World Tour BB&T Atlanta Open Results

    A U.S. Open Series event Friday At Atlantic Station Atlanta Purse: $585,870 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Quarterfinals Denis Kudla, United States, def. Dudi Sela, Israel, 7-5, 6-0. John Isner (1), United States, def. Ricardas Berankis,…

  • USC not worried by another year of sky-high preseason hopes

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Even before coach Pete Carroll’s dynasty had died, Southern California began a yearly cycle of sky-high preseason hopes and comparatively disappointing results. After Carroll left and the Trojans became hamstrung by…

  • Hurley hits the ground running with Sun Devils

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Bobby Hurley’s arrival at Arizona State created a buzz in the desert and drew national attention to a program often overshadowed by its rival to the south. Before the initial fanfare…

  • Washington St’s Leach ready for another entertaining season

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Looking for a date in the greater Spokane area? Washington State coach Mike Leach has a few ideas. In Leach’s world, there’s never a shortage of wild ideas. When he was…

  • Oregon’s Helfrich keeping quiet about new QB as Ducks return

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — If former Eastern Washington star Vernon Adams is the next starting quarterback at Oregon, Ducks head coach Mark Helfrich isn’t saying. Helfrich wouldn’t address Adams’ status with the program, his prospects…

  • Local favorite Tom Lehman leads 3M Championship

    BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — The past couple of years have not been happy homecomings for Tom Lehman. Things are off to a much better start this time. The local favorite shot an 8-under 64 on…

  • Zettel will keep taking down ball carriers, but not trees

    CHICAGO (AP) — Penn State defensive tackle Anthony Zettel can drive a golf ball more than 300 yards, throw a football about 60 yards and is one of the best basketball players on the football…

  • Woods in contention at Quicken Loans after a 5-under 66

    GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods showed a rare flash of anger on a mostly stress-free day when his second shot on the eighth hole failed to clear a massive fairway bunker. The best he…

  • Kenny Wallace preps for final NASCAR race

    NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Kenny Wallace has made more starts in NASCAR’s second-tier circuit than anyone — and yet he might be known more for his TV work than his racing career. Wallace will get…

  • Friday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Traded RHP Tommy Hunter to the Chicago Cubs for OF Junior Lake and optioned Lake to Norfolk (IL). Designated RHP Bud Norris and INF Chris Parmalee for assignment. Recalled…

  • DA: No charges in case involving LSU football players

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — No formal charges will be filed against three LSU football players, including quarterback Anthony Jennings, for allegedly going into a house without permission in June. East Baton Rouge Parish District…