The Latest: Tiafoe jokes about Laver, 'Don't fall…

Frances Tiafoe's first Grand Slam quarterfinal did not go as well as he would have hoped, but one of the highlights was the chance to play in Rod Laver Arena _ with Laver himself sitting in the stands

The Latest: Zubkov to step down from Russian bobsled

Alexander Zubkov says he is stepping down as president of the Russian bobsled federation after being banned for two years in a doping case

Rockets Trade Carmelo Anthony to Bulls, Expected…

The Rockets have traded 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony to the Bulls on Monday, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Andrade stops Akavov to retain WBO middleweight title

Demetrius Andrade easily defended his WBO middleweight title, stopping Russia's Artur Akavov in the 12th round to remain unbeaten

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Famous QB Has Epic Game, and He Didn't Even Suit…

Tom Brady had a great game on Sunday, as did Rams QB Jared Goff. But in the view of ESPN's Mike Greenberg, "no one in the sport had a better day ... than Tony Romo," he tweeted . "Just exceptional." Tony Romo? Yes, the quarterback who retired two years ago is fast...

De Minaur in Australia's Davis Cup team; Tomic, Kyrgios out

Alex de Minaur is in, and Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic are out of Australia's team for next month's Davis Cup match against Bosnia and Herzegovina

'Barbecued chicken': Tiafoe's Australia run ended…

Rafael Nadal eliminated 21-year-old American Frances Tiafoe to get back to the Australian Open semifinals

Kvitova back in Grand Slam semis, a 1st in…

Petra Kvitova knew the question was coming after she beat Ash Barty at the Australian Open to reach a Grand Slam semifinal for the first time since she won Wimbledon in 2014

Kremlin 'optimistic' ahead of WADA doping ruling

Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is "optimistic" ahead of a World Anti-Doping Agency ruling on whether the country's authorities met demands to turn over lab data

Zuerlein Kicks Rams to Super Bowl

The Los Angeles Rams, behind the leg of Greg Zuerlein and a controversial no-call, defeated the New Orleans Saints in overtime to win the NFC Championship.

Authorities Say Soccer Star Was on Missing Plane

Argentine soccer star Emiliano Sala signed a new $19.3 million deal with British soccer team Cardiff City on Saturday, then flew to France to say goodbye to his former teammates in Nantes. He didn't make it back to Cardiff. Authorities say the 28-year-old striker was one of two people...

Tennis trailblazer Li Na sees some similarities with Osaka

Li Na saw much of herself in a young player on the women's tour early last year

Ronaldo pleads guilty to tax fraud at Madrid court

Cristiano Ronaldo has pleaded guilty to tax fraud and received a two-year suspended sentence

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'NFL bleaux it': Billboards protest missed call in NFC game

The Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots will be welcomed to Atlanta for the Super Bowl by several billboards saying "Saints got robbed" and "NFL bleaux it"

Olympic ethics panel closes case on IOC member Gilady

The IOC says its ethics commission ended an investigation into long-time Olympic official Alex Gilady after cases of alleged sexual harassment were settled in Israel

Bengals To Hire Rams QB Coach Zac Taylor as Next…

The Cincinnati Bengals are set to hire Zac Taylor as their new head coach, Ian Rapoport of reports.

Tennis players can cause quite a racket by smashing rackets

Pro tennis players breaking rackets is as much a part of the sport as forehands and backhands

Kevin Acee: Padres signaling that prove-it time…

QBs Lock, Grier, Jones among NFL prospects at…

NFL scouts, coaches and prospects have gathered in Mobile, Alabama, for the Senior Bowl

Lawyer: IOC loses Swiss supreme court appeal in Russian case

A lawyer for cross-country skier Alexander Legkov says Switzerland's federal court has dismissed the IOC's appeal against Russian athletes being cleared of doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics

Kris Bryant Says Bryce Harper Isn't Signing with…

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant believes star outfielder, coveted free agent and fellow Las Vegas native Bryce Harper will not sign with Chicago, he told reporters at Cubs Convention in Chicago.

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Thompson hits first 10 from 3, Warriors beat…

Klay Thompson tied an NBA record by making his first 10 attempts from 3-point range, scoring 44 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers 130-111 to match a season high with their eighth consecutive victory

Li Na, Mary Pierce, Kafelnikov head to Tennis Hall of Fame

Li Na becomes 1st player from Asia elected to International Tennis Hall of Fame

Lawson's double-double lifts No. 9 KU past No. 24…

Dedric Lawson had 29 points and 15 rebounds, Devon Dotson hit the clinching free throws with 5.9 seconds left and ninth-ranked Kansas held on to beat No. 24 Iowa State 80-76 on Monday night