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  • Matt Ford opens 1-shot lead after Africa Open 2nd round

    EAST LONDON, South Africa (AP) — Matt Ford opened a one-shot lead at the Africa Open on Friday after a second-round 66 took him to 11 under par. Ford didn’t repeat his bogey-free first round,…

  • Davis Cup: Laaksonen gives Switzerland 1-0 lead over Belgium

    LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — Henri Laaksonen rallied from two sets down to beat Ruben Bemelmans and give defending champion Switzerland a 1-0 lead over Belgium in the first round of the Davis Cup on Friday.…

  • Davis Cup: Laaksonen gives Switzerland 1-0 lead over Belgium

    LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — Henri Laaksonen rallied from two sets down to beat Ruben Bemelmans and give defending champion Switzerland a 1-0 lead over Belgium in the first round of the Davis Cup on Friday.…

  • Davis Cup: Laaksonen gives Switzerland 1-0 lead over Belgium

    LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — Henri Laaksonen rallied from two sets down to beat Ruben Bemelmans and give defending champion Switzerland a 1-0 lead over Belgium in the first round of the Davis Cup on Friday.…

  • Karibana Championship Scores

    Friday At TPC Cartagena Cartagena, Colombia Purse: $700,000 Yardage: 7,135; Par: 72 (36-36) Completed First Round Adam Crawford 34-30—64 Oliver Goss 32-32—64 Joel Dahmen 34-32—66 Miguel Angel Carballo 33-33—66 Jhared Hack 31-35—66 Rob Oppenheim 30-36—66…

  • Golf Capsules

    DORAL, Fla. (AP) — J.B. Holmes never liked the old Blue Monster at Doral because he thought it was too easy for a World Golf Championship. He said this with a straight face Thursday after…

  • City council holds 1st hearing on Boston’s 2024 Olympics bid

    BOSTON (AP) — The Boston City Council is holding its first hearing on the city’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Council President Bill Linehan formed a special committee to give council members a chance…

  • WTA BMW Malaysian Open Results

    Friday At Royal Selangor Golf Club Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Purse: $250,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Quarterfinals Alexandra Dulgheru, Romania, def. Julia Goerges (8), Germany, 7-6 (5), 7-5. Jarmila Gajdosova (4), Australia, def. Kurumi Nara (6),…

  • Murray beats Young, Britain leads US 1-0 in Davis Cup

    GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Andy Murray quelled a mid-match comeback from Donald Young to win in four sets Friday and give Britain a 1-0 lead over the United States in the first round of the…

  • Warm weather forces Iditarod sled dog race farther north

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Much of the start of the world’s most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing Iditarod organizers to move the start farther north where there is snow and…

  • Hsieh Su-Wei advances to semifinals at Malaysian Open

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former champion Hsieh Su-Wei advanced to the semifinals of the Malaysian Open by beating Elizaveta Kulichkova 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-0 Friday. Hsieh, who won the event in 2012 but had…

  • Hsieh Su-Wei advances to semifinals at Malaysian Open

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former champion Hsieh Su-Wei advanced to the semifinals of the Malaysian Open by beating Elizaveta Kulichkova 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-0 Friday. Hsieh, who won the event in 2012 but had…

  • Hsieh Su-Wei advances to semifinals at Malaysian Open

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former champion Hsieh Su-Wei advanced to the semifinals of the Malaysian Open by beating Elizaveta Kulichkova 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-0 Friday. Hsieh, who won the event in 2012 but had…

  • Aaron Hernandez murder trial resumes after juror note delay

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is back underway after the judge received a note from a juror. Hernandez is charged with murder in…

  • Russia imports drop by more than a third

    MOSCOW (AP) — Imports into Russia this year have fallen by more than a third as the country struggles with the low value of the ruble and a predicted recession. The customs service says that…