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  • FRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: Federer faces unheralded Dzumhur

    PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer goes up against an opponent he has never played before in Friday’s French Open third round: 88th-ranked Damir Dzumhur. Federer’s been in this position many times and has faced hundreds…

  • French Open at a glance

    PARIS (AP) — A look at the French Open on Thursday: Weather: Partly cloudy. High of 68 degrees (20 Celsius). Men’s seeded winners: No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 3 Andy Murray, No. 5 Kei Nishikori…

  • FIFA probe shines light on middle-man sports marketing firms

    NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department’s targeting of FIFA, soccer’s global governing body, has put a spotlight on the powerful role that marketing firms play in the global sports arena. Such firms act…

  • The Latest: 9 seeded players go out on French Open day 5

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 9:55 p.m. Nine more seeded players have been sent packing on Day 5 at the French Open. Five of them were in the men’s draw…

  • New French Open challenges await Williams, Djokovic, Murray

    PARIS (AP) — For Serena Williams, it was a bad right elbow that led to some shaky serving and a dropped set. For Novak Djokovic, first it was a balky right hip that needed treatment…

  • Lineman who survived heatstroke sues school to rejoin team

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A former Towson University football player, who suffered a near fatal heatstroke two years ago, has sued the university after being told he wouldn’t be able to rejoin the team. According…

  • Monasch resigns as St. John’s athletic director

    NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Monasch has resigned after 10 years as St. John’s athletic director. The school made the announcement Thursday, saying the resignation is effective June 30 and Monasch is leaving his alma…

  • French Open Show Court Schedules

    Friday At Stade Roland Garros Paris Play begins at 5 a.m. EDT Court Philippe Chatrier Alize Cornet (29), France, vs. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, Croatia Damir Dzumhur, Bosnia-Herzegovina, vs. Roger Federer (2), Switzerland Sam Stosur (26), Australia,…

  • French Open Seeds Fared

    Thursday At Stade Roland Garros Paris Purse: $30.86 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Men Second Round Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, def. Gilles Muller, Luxembourg, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4. Andy Murray (3), Britain, def. Joao Sousa, Portugal,…

  • French Open Results

    Thursday At Stade Roland Garros Paris Purse: $30.86 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Men Second Round Nick Kyrgios (29), Australia, def. Kyle Edmund, Britain, walkover. Marin Cilic (9), Croatia, def. Andrea Arnaboldi, Italy, 7-6…

  • McIlroy shoots 80, risking another early exit at Irish Open

    NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rory McIlroy can’t seem to perform in front of a home crowd. The Northern Ireland star looked bewildered as he shot a 9-over-par 80 — his worst score of the…

  • Unlike Sisyphus, Schiavone gets to top of mountain in Paris

    PARIS (AP) — In a matchup of past French Open champions with similar, grind-it-out-at-the-baseline games, Francesca Schiavone knew she and Svetlana Kuznetsova would wind up playing for hours and hours. They’ve done it before, once…

  • French Open Results

    Thursday At Stade Roland Garros Paris Purse: $30.86 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Men Second Round Nick Kyrgios (29), Australia, def. Kyle Edmund, Britain, walkover. Marin Cilic (9), Croatia, def. Andrea Arnaboldi, Italy, 7-6…

  • French Open Results

    Thursday At Stade Roland Garros Paris Purse: $30.86 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Men Second Round Nick Kyrgios (29), Australia, def. Kyle Edmund, Britain, walkover. Marin Cilic (9), Croatia, def. Andrea Arnaboldi, Italy, 7-6…

  • The Latest: Andy Murray weighs in on FIFA scandal

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 7:57 p.m. Andy Murray is also weighing in on the FIFA bribery and corruption scandal, as Rafael Nadal did earlier. “I wouldn’t say that many…