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Russia's Maria Sharapova celebrates after defeating Sweden's Rebecca Peterson in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Sharapova, Wozniacki to meet in 3rd round at Australia OpenA side effect of not playing much for Maria Sharapova is the likelihood of having to face highly ranked rivals in the first week of a major
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Russia's Maria Sharapova celebrates after defeating Sweden's Rebecca Peterson in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Big flex: Youngsters Tiafoe, Fritz stun seeds in Australia20-something Americans Frances Tiafoe and Taylor Fritz upset seeded players at the Australian Open to get to the third round in Melbourne for the first time
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Russia's Maria Sharapova reacts during her second round match against Sweden's Rebecca Peterson at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
The Latest: Sharapova sets up 3rd round against WozniackiMaria Sharapova sets up third-round showdown with defending champion Caroline Wozniacki at the Australian Open after 6-2, 6-1 win over Rebecca Peterson of Sweden
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this March 5, 2016 file photo, Jim Courier, far right, captain of the United States Davis Cup team, talks to doubles players Bob, left, and Mike Bryan while playing against Australia's Lleyton Hewitt and John Peers during their Davis Cup doubles match in Melbourne, Australia.The Bryan brothers have reunited as a doubles combination at a Grand Slam tournament and have opened with a 7-6 (4), 7-6 (1) win over Alex Bolt and Marc Polmans at the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday Jan. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Brownbill,File)
With Bob back, Bryans win in Australia; a lesson for Murray?Twin brothers Bob and Mike Bryan returned to the Grand Slam stage with a first-round victory at the Australian Open
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young shoots over Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroder during the second half of an NBA basketball game on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
3 teams pour in 140 points on high-scoring night in NBANBA teams piled up the points like they hadn't done in 35 years
The Associated Press8 hours ago
San Jose Sharks center Tomas Hertl (48) scores a goal past Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray (30) during the third period in an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. San Jose won 5-2. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
Hertl's hat trick leads Sharks past Penguins 5-2Tomas Hertl scored three goals and Joe Thornton celebrated his 1,000th game for San Jose by adding another that helped the Sharks win their seventh straight game, 5-2 over the Pittsburgh Penguins
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry looks on from the bench late in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in Denver. The Warriors won 142-111. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Warriors use NBA-record 1st quarter to rout Nuggets 142-111The Golden State Warriors used an NBA-record, 51-point first quarter to regain the top spot in the Western Conference by routing the Denver Nuggets 142-111 on Tuesday night
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Marquette forward Theo John (4) dunks against Georgetown forward Josh LeBlanc (23) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
No. 15 Marquette survives Georgetown despite Howard's injurySam Hauser scored a career-high 31 points, Theo John tied a career-high with 14 points, and No. 15 Marquette held on to beat Georgetown 74-71 despite Markus Howard playing just three scoreless minutes due to lower back tightness
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Virginia forward Jay Huff (30) blocks s shot by Virginia Tech forward Kerry Blackshear Jr. (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Hunter, Jerome lead No. 4 Virginia in rout of Hokies, 81-59De'Andre Hunter scored 21 points and Ty Jerome had 14 and a career-high 12 assists as No. 4 Virginia started fast and routed No. 9 Virginia Tech 81-59
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, center, hangs on the rim after a dunk during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
76ers score 83 in 1st half, roll past Timberwolves by 42Joel Embiid had 31 points and 13 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers scored 83 points in the first half in 149-107 thrashing of the Minnesota Timberwolves
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston, right, congratulates guard Stephen Curry after his basket that forced a timeout to be called by the Denver Nuggets in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Warriors score NBA-record 51 points in 1st quarterThe Golden State Warriors erupted for an NBA-record 51 points in the first quarter against the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night
The Associated Press13 hours ago
This booking photo provided by the Denton County Jail shows John Wetteland. The former major league pitcher was arrested, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Texas and charged with continuous sex abuse of a child under age 14. Denton County jail records show Wetteland was arrested and freed on $25,000 bond. No attorney was immediately listed to speak for the 52-year-old Wetteland, who lives in Trophy Club, 25 miles northwest of Dallas. (Denton County Jail via AP)
Former major leaguer Wetteland charged with child sex abuseFormer major league pitcher John Wetteland, MVP of the 1996 World Series with the New York Yankees, has been charged in Texas with continuous sex abuse of a child under age 14
The Associated Press16 hours ago
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