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  • Henderson aims for big role with NC State after transfer

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Terry Henderson has seen transfers thrive before at North Carolina State. Now it’s his turn. The 6-foot-4 guard spent his first two seasons at West Virginia, but transferred to North Carolina…

  • WTA Baku Cup Results

    Wednesday At Baki Tennis Akademiyasi Baku, Azerbaijan Purse: $250,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles First Round Karin Knapp (2), Italy, def. Stefanie Voegele, Switzerland, 6-1, 6-4. Evgeniya Rodina, Russia, def. Danka Kovinic (9), Montenegro, 6-0, 2-0,…

  • Trump hosts Women’s British Open as Park resumes slam quest

    TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Inbee Park resuming her quest for the career Grand Slam. Teenage prodigy Lydia Ko seeking that elusive first major. Michelle Wie going for victory with an injured left foot. The story…

  • Bedene upsets Bautista Agut to reach Hamburg quarterfinals

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Aljaz Bedene advanced to the quarterfinals of the Hamburg Open by upsetting third-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6 (2), 7-6 (7) on Wednesday. Bedene will next play eight-seeded Fabio Fognini, who needed…

  • McIlroy to miss another title defense at Firestone

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Rory McIlroy has told the PGA Tour he will not play the Bridgestone Invitational next week as he recovers from his ankle injury. It will be the second straight tournament that…

  • A natural evolution in sports injury medicine

    WASHINGTON — From youth sports to the top level of every game, injuries are an inevitable part of sports. But when the skin is broken and bleeding needs to be stopped, there are competing needs…

  • Ohio State coach Meyer, mascot celebrated in butter at fair

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Winning another national championship has made Urban Meyer a butter man. The Ohio State University football coach and Buckeyes mascot Brutus are being honored with butter sculptures at this year’s Ohio…

  • ATP World Tour BB&T Atlanta Open Results

    A U.S. Open Series event Tuesday At Atlantic Station Atlanta Purse: $585,870 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles First Round Steve Johnson (6), United States, def. Lukas Lacko, Slovakia, 6-1, 6-7 (3), 6-2. Marcos Baghdatis (5), Cyprus,…

  • Mardy Fish handed first-round loss to Dudi Sela in Atlanta

    ATLANTA (AP) — The first stop of Mardy Fish’s farewell tour ended quickly with a 6-4, 6-4 first-round loss to Dudi Sela in the Atlanta Open on Tuesday night. Fish said it was a success…

  • Mardy Fish handed first-round loss to Dudi Sela in Atlanta

    ATLANTA (AP) — The first stop of Mardy Fish’s farewell tour ended quickly with a 6-4, 6-4 first-round loss to Dudi Sela in the Atlanta Open on Tuesday night. Fish said it was a success…

  • ATP World Tour BB&T Atlanta Open Results

    A U.S. Open Series event Tuesday At Atlantic Station Atlanta Purse: $585,870 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles First Round Steve Johnson (6), United States, def. Lukas Lacko, Slovakia, 6-1, 6-7 (3), 6-2. Marcos Baghdatis (5), Cyprus,…

  • Confident Winston ready to take over Bucs’ offense

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The large billboard standing on a major thoroughfare a few blocks from the home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers suggests an offensive explosion is on the horizon. Jameis Winston is preparing…

  • Family of late black golf great accused of $1 million theft

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The son and ex-daughter-in-law of late black golf pioneer Charlie Sifford were indicted Tuesday on charges they stole more than $1 million from him. Sifford in 1961 became the first black golfer…

  • Michelle Wie limps into her next major

    Michelle Wie has quite the entourage these days. The doctor at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio who has worked on her hip. The doctor in Los Angeles who has been there for her ankle injuries.…

  • Golf’s youth movement means 30 is the new 20

    The criteria fits for the label as the best player to have never won a major. Seven career victories. Finishing no worse than third in just over 30 percent of the tournaments. The No. 1…