ATP roundup: Thiem fights off scare in Rio opener

Top-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria overcame a second-set hiccup on Tuesday to win in the opening round of the clay-court Rio Open, downing Brazilian wild card Felipe Meligeni Rodrigues Alves 6-2, 4-6...

Japan's next restroom revolution? Phasing out squat toilets for...

On southwestern Japan's Miyajima island, a short walk from one of the country's most famous ancient temple sites, there's a brand new attraction for tourists - a state-of-the art public...

The Giants aren't shunning Aubrey Huff because of his politics, it's because of his words

Aubrey Huff claims the Giants are banning him because of his political beliefs. That's just not the case.

Aaron Judge closes chapter of Astros madness like only he can

TAMPA — Turns out Aaron Judge can be one heck of a closer, too. For about 18 minutes Tuesday afternoon at George M. Steinbrenner Field, the Yankees slugger, addressing the Astros’ sign-stealing sca…

NCAA ponders one-time transfer rule for all sports

Division I athletes in all sports could transfer once and be immediately eligible if the Division I council adopts an idea being considered by the Transfer Waiver Working Group.

How Liverpool were dragged into an unfamiliar situation by Atletico

When it seemed this Liverpool side had completely forgotten how to lose, Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid supplied an unwelcome reminder in trademark fashion

Creighton vs. Marquette prediction: Strong offenses means take the Over

While a lot of teams in college basketball have been up and down with their scoring, Marquette is one that consistently has been putting up points. The Golden Eagles will look to post a big number …

I do not feel unloved by opposition fans, says Djokovic

Novak Djokovic does not feel antagonized by lack of fan support when facing his biggest rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in major finals on the ATP Tour, Serbia's world number one said on Tu...

Yankees slugger Aaron Judge has minor right shoulder issue

New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge was not in any batting practice group for the team's first full squad workout on Tuesday because of a minor right shoulder issue.

Saints’ Drew Brees puts off retirement in free agency-altering decision

Saints quarterback Drew Brees will be back for at least one more year. After 18 seasons in the league, Brees will return for the 2020 season, Brees announced on Instagram. The 41-year-old signal-ca…

Fan taunts Astros by banging trash can during batting practice

One bang on the trash can for a curveball, two for a changeup, 11 for … shame? A fan arrived at the Astros’ spring training complex Monday to deliver a reminder of their past, just in t…

Joe Burrow told by former No. 1 pick: ‘Pull an Eli Manning’ on Bengals

Steve Bartkowski has a clear message for the Burrow family: Steer clear of Cincinnati at all costs. “[The Bengals are] not the best organization,” Bartkowski said after meeting Joe Burr…

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