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TIANJIN, China | Garcia, Mertens cruise into Tianjin quarterfinals

TIANJIN, China  — Second-seeded Caroline Garcia of France moved into the Tainjin Open quarterfinals after defeating Chinese qualifier Zhang Yuxuan 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday. The 16th-ranked Garcia will play sixth-seeded Petra Martic of Croatia for a semifinal berth on Friday. Third-seeded Elise Mertens of Belgium also advanced by defeating Slovakian qualifier Jana Cepelova 6-2, 6-3. … Continue reading TIANJIN, China | Garcia, Mertens cruise into Tianjin quarterfinals

PYONGYANG, North Korea | North and South Korea plan to bid for 2032 Summer Olympics

PYONGYANG, North Korea— North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in a statement Wednesday that the countries planned to jointly bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics. At a major summit, the two leaders gave no details of which cities might host certain events at the games, or how advanced … Continue reading PYONGYANG, North Korea | North and South Korea plan to bid for 2032 Summer Olympics

MILWAUKEE | Peralta, Yelich pace Brewers past Reds, 4-0

MILWAUKEE — Rookie Freddy Peralta tossed seven scoreless innings and drove in a run with his first career hit, combining with two relievers on a five-hitter to lead the Milwaukee Brewers past the Cincinnati Reds 4-0 on Wednesday. Christian Yelich homered and finished a triple shy of the cycle, reaching base five times and driving … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Peralta, Yelich pace Brewers past Reds, 4-0

Correction: NCAA-Texas-Nevada story

NASHVILLE, Tenn. /March 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — In a story March 16 about (topic), The Associated Press incorrectly identified the Nevada coach. He is Eric Musselman, not Bill Musselman. A corrected version of the story is below: Seventh-seeded Nevada rallies, tops Texas 87-83 in overtime Caleb Martin scored 18 points and made two huge 3-pointers … Continue reading Correction: NCAA-Texas-Nevada story