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PARIS | Serena could face Sharapova in 4th round at French Open

PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova could meet in the fourth round of the French Open thanks to the draw on Thursday. But a matchup between three-time champion Williams and two-time champion Sharapova is far from guaranteed. Williams resumes her comeback after maternity leave following two consecutive losses in March. She will open … Continue reading PARIS | Serena could face Sharapova in 4th round at French Open

COPENHAGEN, Denmark | US tops Canada 4-1 to claim bronze at hockey worlds

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The United States topped Canada 4-1 to claim the bronze medal at the world ice hockey championship on Sunday. Chris Kreider led the U.S. with two goals. Forward Nick Bonino scored the winner on a rebound during a power play in the final period. Anders Lee and Kreider added empty-net insurance … Continue reading COPENHAGEN, Denmark | US tops Canada 4-1 to claim bronze at hockey worlds

HERNING, Denmark | Canada beats Latvia in OT, Czechs edge Austria at ice hockey

HERNING, Denmark (AP) — Canada bounced back from a loss to Finland by edging Latvia 2-1 in overtime at the ice hockey world championship to clinch a spot in the quarterfinals on Monday. Also, the Czech Republic edged Austria 4-3 and Russia shut out Slovakia 4-0. Norway beat South Korea 3-0 to relegate the Asian … Continue reading HERNING, Denmark | Canada beats Latvia in OT, Czechs edge Austria at ice hockey

HERNING, Denmark | US routs Norway 9-3 at hockey worlds, Czechs blank France

HERNING, Denmark (AP) — Captain Patrick Kane scored two goals for the second straight game and added an assist to lead the United States to a 9-3 victory over Norway for its sixth straight win at the ice hockey world championship on Sunday. The Czech Republic beat France 6-0 for its second consecutive shutout. Kane … Continue reading HERNING, Denmark | US routs Norway 9-3 at hockey worlds, Czechs blank France

HERNING, Denmark | US shut out Danes, Czechs top Slovakia at ice hockey worlds

HERNING, Denmark (AP) — The United States dominated host Denmark 4-0 for a second straight victory at the world ice hockey championship on Saturday. The Czech Republic rallied from a goal down to beat Slovakia 3-2 in overtime, and South Korea’s debut at the championship was memorable for the wrong reason as it lost to … Continue reading HERNING, Denmark | US shut out Danes, Czechs top Slovakia at ice hockey worlds

HERNING, Denmark | Latvia comes back to beat Norway in worlds, US faces Denmark

HERNING, Denmark (AP) — Rudolfs Balcers scored his second goal in overtime to complete Latvia’s comeback victory over Norway in their first game at the world ice hockey championship on Saturday, and Switzerland prevailed over Austria 3-2 also in overtime. Balcers scored just 24 seconds into five minutes of overtime in the Group B game … Continue reading HERNING, Denmark | Latvia comes back to beat Norway in worlds, US faces Denmark

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France | Fed Cup: Stephens to open for US against France in semis

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France | April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens will open play for the U.S. against Pauline Parmentier of France in the Fed Cup semifinals. France No. 1 Kristina Mladenovic and CoCo Vandeweghe will follow on Saturday in the second singles at the new 6,700-capacity Arena Pays d’Aix. France has opted for … Continue reading AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France | Fed Cup: Stephens to open for US against France in semis

Students walking against gun violence reach Paul Ryan’s town

JANESVILLE, Wis./March 28, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Some Wisconsin students who took their demonstration against gun violence on the road have reached their destination — House Speaker Paul Ryan’s home turf. About 50 students set out Sunday from Madison on their “50 Miles More” march. They reached their destination in Janesville on Wednesday and are demonstrating in … Continue reading Students walking against gun violence reach Paul Ryan’s town