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  • Vanderbilt rape case defendant: No memory of any assault

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former Vanderbilt football player being tried for rape told a jury Monday that he was drunk and has no memory of a dorm room sexual assault that prosecutors say he…

  • Full jury seated to hear murder trial of Aaron Hernandez

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A jury has been seated for the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez. Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh on Monday seated a jury of…

  • Olympic slalom champion Matt seeks turnaround before worlds

    SCHLADMING, Austria (AP) — Olympic champion Mario Matt has one last chance to get his slalom season on track before the Alpine skiing world championships. In Tuesday’s night race, the Austrian wants to see a…

  • Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV

    NEW YORK (AP) — Satellite TV provider Dish Network made a splash this month when it unveiled an online alternative with fewer channels and a lower price tag than its regular service. The Sling TV…

  • Wichita State guard Frankamp arrested on suspicion of DUI

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say Wichita State guard Conner Frankamp has been arrested on suspicion of DUI. Wichita police Lt. James Espinoza told The Associated Press that the 19-year-old was arrested early Sunday morning…

  • Fireworks help celebrate Venus Williams’ Australian Open run

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Fireworks lit up the sky above Rod Laver Arena the moment Venus Williams completed her fourth-round win at the Australian Open on Monday night. It’s been that kind of tournament so…

  • Australian Open Show Court Schedules

    Tuesday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia All Times EST Play begins on all courts at 7 p.m. Monday Rod Laver Arena Ekaterina Makarova (10), Russia, vs. Simona Halep (3), Romania Not before 8:30 p.m. Monday:…

  • Australian Open Road

    Men Novak Djokovic (1) First Round — def. Aljaz Bedene, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4. Second Round — def. Andrey Kuznetsov, 6-0, 6-1, 6-4. Third Round — def. Fernando Verdasco (31), 7-6 (8), 6-3, 6-4. Fourth Round…

  • Australian Open at a glance

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A look at the Australian Open on Monday: Weather: Light rain at first that forced the roofs to be closed temporarily on all three main arenas. High of 20 Celsius (68…

  • Williams sisters advance to quarterfinals at Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Williams sisters are back in the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam, and neither one is there just to watch. Venus Williams continued her impressive career resurgence at the Australian Open…

  • Djokovic extends Grand Slam quarterfinals streak to 23

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic reached his 23rd consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinal with a 6-4, 7-5, 7-5 win over Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller at the Australian Open on Monday. Djokovic is trying to become the…

  • Australian Open Results

    Monday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $32.9 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Fourth Round Stan Wawrinka (4), Switzerland, def. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Spain, 7-6 (2), 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (8). Kei Nishikori (5), Japan,…

  • Keys, 19, reaches first major quarterfinal _ and wants more

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Madison Keys turns 20 next month and her mother, Christine, is already sending her teasing texts featuring grandma emojis. “I’m like, ‘Thanks for reminding me, Mom,'” she said. “Thank you. Love…

  • AUSTRALIAN OPEN SCENE: NFL talk, Coach Navratilova

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — And, now onto the Super Bowl. Serena Williams is not just a football fan and limited partner in the Miami Dolphins. She’d like to play. “I would love to be a…

  • After making history, Nishikori still getting used to No. 5

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It’s only been a couple of months since Kei Nishikori moved into the No. 5 ranking, and he’s not yet comfortable with the number. Once success arrived it came quickly for…