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SOUTH BEND, Ind. | Ogunbowale, No. 1 Irish open with 103-58 rout of Harvard

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Arike Ogunbowale scored 30 points in three quarters as top-ranked Notre Dame opened its national title defense with a 103-58 victory over Harvard on Friday. Ogunbowale, who hit a pair of buzzer-beaters in the Women’s Final Four last spring in victories over Connecticut and Mississippi State that gave Notre Dame its … Continue reading SOUTH BEND, Ind. | Ogunbowale, No. 1 Irish open with 103-58 rout of Harvard

SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain | The Latest: China advances to quarters at Women’s World Cup

SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain — The Latest on the Women’s World Cup quarterfinal qualifier (all times local): 2:15 p.m. China is the first team through to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup from the qualifying round after an 87-81 victory over Asian rival Japan. Shao Ting and Yang Liwel each scored 16 points … Continue reading SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain | The Latest: China advances to quarters at Women’s World Cup

NEW YORK | 2009 US Open champ del Potro, heat stop Isner in quarters

NEW YORK — John Isner doubled over and rested his elbows on his knees. He grimaced. He shook his head. He looked as if he wanted to be anywhere but where he was: falling further and further behind against Juan Martin del Potro in muggy, energy-robbing heat at the U.S. Open. Isner’s bid to become … Continue reading NEW YORK | 2009 US Open champ del Potro, heat stop Isner in quarters

NEW YORK | The Latest: Cilic sets up rematch with Nishikori in quarters

NEW YORK  — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Marin Cilic has reached his fifth U.S. Open quarterfinal, and his opponent will be the man he beat when he won the title in Flushing Meadows. The seventh-seeded Cilic ousted No. 10 seed David Goffin 7-6 (6), 6-2, 6-4 … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Cilic sets up rematch with Nishikori in quarters

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Dutch Olympian churns through canals to fund cancer research

THE HAGUE, Netherlands  — In a fundraising feat that has captured the imagination of his nation, a Dutch Olympian is approaching the end of a marathon swim along the route of an iconic speed skating race. Maarten van der Weijden, who beat leukemia and went on to win a gold medal in the 10-kilometer open … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Dutch Olympian churns through canals to fund cancer research

LONDON | The Latest: Mattek-Sands’ Wimbledon return ends in quarters

LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Bethanie Mattek-Sands‘ return to Wimbledon won’t get a perfect ending. Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova lost in the women’s doubles quarterfinals, ending their first tournament together since the American sustained a gruesome injury to her right knee at the All England Club a year ago. … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Mattek-Sands’ Wimbledon return ends in quarters

MOSCOW | US English WCup viewers drop 35 percent through quarters

MOSCOW — World Cup English-language ratings in the United States remained down from 2014 through the quarterfinals, but improved from earlier in the tournament. The four games in Russia last weekend averaged 4,892,000 viewers on Fox and FS1, according to Nielsen Media Research. That was down 12 percent from an average of 5,582,000 for the … Continue reading MOSCOW | US English WCup viewers drop 35 percent through quarters

US wins at world juniors, will face Russia in quarters

BUFFALO, N.Y. /December 31, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The United States made another late push to keep its momentum going into the medal round of the world junior hockey championship. Adam Fox scored with 1:37 left in the third period to give the U.S. a 5-4 victory over Finland on Sunday in the Americans’ final preliminary-round … Continue reading US wins at world juniors, will face Russia in quarters