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  • D-III dynasty at Wisconsin-Whitewater in transition

    WHITEWATER, Wis. (AP) — Change is coming for a small-school dynasty. The search for a new football coach at Division III Wisconsin-Whitewater may not draw the kind of scrutiny that, say, Big Ten power Wisconsin…

  • A look at player of the year candidates in men’s hoops

    The college basketball regular season has about six weeks left and AP has a look at player of the year candidates. Like last season, there are a couple of front-runners and a handful of players…

  • Tenacity remains a challenge for Minnesota’s Walker

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mo Walker has plenty of discipline. He dropped about 60 pounds after Richard Pitino was hired to make sure he could keep up with Minnesota coach’s faster style. The 6-foot-10 center’s biggest…

  • Nishikori not disappointed with Australian Open finish

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — U.S. Open runner-up Kei Nishikori was circumspect about his quarterfinal loss at the Australian Open on Wednesday, saying there’s nothing wrong with getting to the final eight of any Grand Slam…

  • Venus Williams exits Aussie Open with heartfelt advice

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Asked what the future might hold for her young opponent, Venus Williams offered some heartfelt advice that could easily apply to her own career. “Sky’s the limit,” said the 34-year-old Williams.…

  • What to watch at Aussie Open: Keys takes on another Williams

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — For the third consecutive year, a 19-year-old with nothing to lose has made a big run to the women’s semifinals at the Australian Open, putting the old guard on notice. In…

  • Serena Williams advances, Venus out of Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Madison Keys defeated one Williams sister Wednesday at the Australian Open. On Thursday, the 19-year-old American will try to make it two, and this sibling might be a little tougher, even…

  • Boise St. comes back from 12-down; beats Colorado St. 82-78

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Derrick Marks scored 26 of his 28 points in the second half and made the go-ahead 3-pointer as Boise State defeated Colorado State 82-78 on Wednesday. Marks drained a 3-pointer with…

  • Australian Open Results

    Wednesday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $32.9 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Quarterfinals Stan Wawrinka (4), Switzerland, def. Kei Nishikori (5), Japan, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (6). Women Quarterfinals Madison Keys, United States,…

  • NCAA Basketball

    All Times EST AMERICA EAST CONFERENCE Conference All Games W L PCT W L PCT Albany (NY) 7 0 1.000 12 7 .632 Vermont 6 1 .857 11 9 .550 Stony Brook 5 2 .714…

  • College Basketball Standings

    America East Conference Conference AllGames W L Pct. W L Pct. Albany (NY) 7 0 1.000 12 7 .632 Vermont 6 1 .857 11 9 .550 Stony Brook 5 2 .714 14 8 .636 Hartford…

  • Stan Wawrinka through to semifinals of Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Defending champion Stan Wawrinka advanced to the semifinals of the Australian Open with a 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (6) win over U.S. Open runner-up Kei Nishikori on Wednesday. Wawrinka, who beat Rafael…

  • Tuesday’s College Basketball

    EAST Buffalo 77, W. Michigan 71 La Salle 53, Saint Joseph’s 48 Xavier 66, Georgetown 53 SOUTH Asbury 84, Indiana-Kokomo 73 Brescia 97, Rio Grande 89, OT Florida 52, Alabama 50 Georgia 70, Vanderbilt 62…

  • Tuesday’s College Basketball

    EAST Buffalo 77, W. Michigan 71 La Salle 53, Saint Joseph’s 48 Xavier 66, Georgetown 53 SOUTH Florida 52, Alabama 50 Georgia 70, Vanderbilt 62 Texas A&M 71, Auburn 61 Tulsa 62, Tulane 55 VCU…

  • Tuesday’s College Basketball Scores

    EAST Buffalo 77, W. Michigan 71 La Salle 53, Saint Joseph’s 48 Xavier 66, Georgetown 53 SOUTH Asbury 84, Indiana-Kokomo 73 Brescia 97, Rio Grande 89, OT Florida 52, Alabama 50 Georgia 70, Vanderbilt 62…