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  • Miami Open Results

    Wednesday At The Tennis Center at Crandon Park Key Biscayne, Fla. Purse: Men, $6.27 million (Masters 1000); Women, $5.38 million (Premier) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Quarterfinals Andy Murray (3), Britain, def. Dominic Thiem, Austria, 3-6,…

  • Serena Williams earns 700th win to reach Miami Open semis

    KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Serena Williams abused her racket, scolded herself and even made angry faces at the sun. In the end, as usual, she took out her frustration on the ball. The seven-time…

  • AP source: Texas to meet with VCU’s Smart to present offer

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas athletic director Steve Patterson is scheduled to travel Thursday to meet with Virginia Commonwealth coach Shaka Smart to make an offer to coach the Longhorns, a person with knowledge of…

  • UConn coach Geno Auriemma not a fan of men’s game

    Geno Auriemma thinks men’s college basketball isn’t very entertaining right now, though he admits the women’s game isn’t either. “As a spectator watching it, it’s a joke,” the UConn women’s coach said about the men’s…

  • Will Indiana law force 2016 women’s Final Four to relocate?

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As pressure builds for the repeal or revision of Indiana’s new religious objection law, the NCAA faces a decision about whether to look for a new venue for next year’s women’s Final…

  • Ko takes aim at record for consecutive rounds under par

    RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — The rough is a little longer at Mission Hills, giving Lydia Ko an added challenge in her bid to break Annika Sorenstam’s record for consecutive rounds under par. A year…

  • Miami, Stanford meet in NIT final matchup of banged-up teams

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Miami Hurricanes were down to their fourth point guard. They had four freshmen on the court during one stretch, and players found themselves in roles they never filled during the…

  • Miami Open Results

    Wednesday At The Tennis Center at Crandon Park Key Biscayne, Fla. Purse: Men, $6.27 million (Masters 1000); Women, $5.38 million (Premier) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Quarterfinals Andy Murray (3), Britain, def. Dominic Thiem, Austria, 3-6,…

  • Allegiant Air pilots strike averted by court ruling

    Pilots at discount carrier Allegiant Air were prevented in their plans to strike Thursday after a federal court issued a temporary restraining order. The Las Vegas-based airline had gone to court to block the strike,…

  • UConn women not looking past opposition in Final Four

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Four No. 1 seeds are in the Final Four of the women’s NCAA Tournament for only the third time, yet there’s still a distinctive feel it’s really two-time defending champion Connecticut’s…

  • LPGA Tour’s first major of year has another new name

    RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — When Judy Rankin won at Mission Hills in 1976, the tournament now called the ANA Inspiration was the Colgate-Dinah Shore Winner’s Circle. The event that started in 1972 and became…

  • Lamont Smith returns to coach alma mater San Diego

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The University of San Diego went with a familiar face when it came to hiring a new basketball coach. Lamont Smith, a former player with the Toreros, was introduced Wednesday as…

  • Judge to decide if Notre Dame police records are public

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The University of Notre Dame argued Wednesday that its police department isn’t subject to Indiana’s open records laws because it’s acting under powers granted by the school’s trustees, not the…

  • Jordan Spieth, Patrick Reid ready for Texas Open

    HOUSTON (AP) — Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reid, Texas-born golfers and Ryder Cup partners, are part of a strong field at the Shell Houston Open with one eye toward next week. The 21-year-old Spieth and…

  • Iowa QB Beathard says Hawkeyes are “his team”

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard says the Hawkeyes are “his team” now that former starter Jake Rudock is set to transfer. Beathard spoke to reporters Wednesday for the first time since…