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  • Roger Federer pulls out of Montreal tournament

    MONTREAL (AP) — The Rogers Cup says Roger Federer has pulled out of next month’s hard-court tournament. The tournament director announced the withdrawal of 17-time major champion Federer on Wednesday, without citing a reason. Federer…

  • Wednesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Suspended New York Yankees minor league (DSL) RHPs Anderson Acevedo, Anthoniris Santana and Carlos Santana 72 games each after testing positive for metabolites of…

  • WTA Brasil Tennis Cup Results

    Wednesday At Federacao Catarinense de Tenis Florianopolis, Brazil Purse: $250,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Second Round Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor, Spain, def. Tatjana Maria (1), Germany, 6-3, 6-1. Tereza Martincova, Czech Republic, def. Ajla Tomljanovic (2), Croatia,…

  • Crew chief Adam Stevens pushes Busch’s comeback along

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There was little doubt that Kyle Busch and crew chief Adam Stevens could be successful together. The duo won 19 of their 52 Xfinity Series races, so chemistry clearly wasn’t a…

  • Past success lures Rose back to Quicken Loans National

    GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Most of the world’s top players are skipping the Quicken Loans National. Justin Rose wouldn’t miss it — even if he weren’t the defending champion. Rose won the event in 2010…

  • NASCAR penalizes Premium Motorsports for unattached weight

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR has penalized Premium Motorsports because an unattached weight fell off the car during practice last weekend at Indianapolis. The P3 penalty against the team Timmy Hill drove for last weekend…

  • Toledo, Bowling Green are top division picks in MAC

    DETROIT (AP) — For the last five years, the West Division of the Mid-American Conference has belonged to the Huskies of Northern Illinois. A sixth straight title isn’t going to be easy. The conference released…

  • Defending champion Andujar advances at Swiss Open

    GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) — Defending champion Pablo Andujar of Spain advanced to the Swiss Open quarterfinals by beating Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 7-5, 6-2 on Wednesday. Fourth-seeded Andujar next faces another former champion on the…

  • ATP World Tour Swiss Open Gstaad Results

    Wednesday At Roy Emerson Arena Gstaad, Switzerland Purse: $482,350 (WT250) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Second Round Santiago Giraldo (8), Colombia, def. Marsel Ilhan, Turkey, 6-2, 6-3. Pablo Andujar (4), Spain, def. Dusan Lajovic, Serbia, 7-5, 6-2.…

  • Donald Trump to fly in for Women’s British Open

    TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Lizette Salas should be midway through her first round at the Women’s British Open on Thursday morning when Donald Trump arrives via helicopter to expected fanfare at his Turnberry resort. Salas,…

  • Bedene upsets Bautista Agut to reach Hamburg quarterfinals

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Benoit Paire rallied to upset second-seeded Tommy Robredo 2-6, 6-3, 7-5 and advance to the quarterfinals of the Hamburg Open on Wednesday. Third-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut made an early exit as…

  • IndyCar Schedule and standings

    March 29 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Fla. (Juan Pablo Montoya) April 12 Grand Prix of Louisiana, Avondale (James Hinchcliffe) April 19 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, Calif. (Scott Dixon) April 26 Honda…

  • NHRA Schedule and standings

    Feb. 5-8 Winternationals, Pomona, Calif. (TF-Shawn Langdon, FC-Matt Hagan, PS-Jason Line) Feb. 20-22 CARQUEST Auto Parts Nationals, Phoenix (TF-Tony Schumacher, FC-Matt Hagan, PS-Rodger Brogdon) March 12-15 Gatornationals, Gainesville, Fla. (TF-Spencer Massey, FC-Ron Capps, PS-Greg Anderson,…

  • Formula One Schedule and standings

    March 15 — Australian Grand Prix (Lewis Hamilton) March 29 — Malaysia Grand Prix (Sebastian Vettel) April 12 — Chinese Grand Prix (Lewis Hamilton) April 19 — Bahrain Grand Prix (Lewis Hamilton) May 10 —…

  • NASCAR Xfinity Schedule and standings

    Feb. 21 Alert Today Florida 300, Daytona Beach (Ryan Reed) Feb. 28 Hisense 250, Hampton, Ga. (Kevin Harvick) March 7 Boyd Gaming 300, Las Vegas (Austin Dillon) March 14 Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200, Avondale,…