Skip to content

Sports

Featured Articles

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after defeating Andy Murray of Britain in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Novak Djokovic wins fifth Australian Open title, denies Andy Murray his first

- Associated Press

Djokovic beat Murray 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 in Sunday’s final, relegating the Scotsman to runner-up status for the fourth time in four tries in the Australian Open final. Murray had lost twice previously to Djokovic — in 2011 and 2013 — and to Roger Federer in 2010.

FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2007, file photo, New England Patriots linebacker Junior Seau (55) reacts after a defensive play during a football game against the Miami Dolphins in Foxborough, Mass. Super Bowl-winning quarterback Kurt Warner and linebacker Junior Seau are among 15 first-year eligible modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Also nominated for the class of 2015 in their first year of eligibility are receivers Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt, tackle Orlando Pace, and placekicker Jason Elam.  (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Junior Seau to headline Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2015

- Associated Press

Seau, who committed suicide at age 43 in 2012, was the only first-time eligible candidate in the Hall’s class of 2015. Also getting in Saturday, a day before the Super Bowl, were modern-day players Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields.

Serena Williams of the U.S. makes a forehand return to Maria Sharapova of Russia during the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Serena Williams wins sixth Australian Open, 19th major title

- Associated Press

Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title, continued her unbeaten run in six Australian Open finals and extended her decade-long domination of Maria Sharapova with a 6-3, 7-6 (5) victory despite a hacking cough on Saturday night.

Related Articles

UNLV beats Air Force 74-63

Associated Press

Christian Wood scored 17 points with 10 rebounds to lead five in double figures and UNLV beat Air Force 74-63 on Saturday.

Top 25 Capsules

- Associated Press

Tyus Jones scored 17 points and hit a clinching 3-pointer with about 10 seconds remaining Saturday night as No. 4 Duke ended No. 2 Virginia's 21-game home winning streak, 69-63.

Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Knight makes a leaping catch to save a loose ball against the Portland Trail Blazers during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Darren Hauck)

Bucks beat struggling Trail Blazers 95-88

- Associated Press

Three straight wins, a sellout crowd and another step toward a new arena. On and off the court, it had to be the best week in recent memory for the Milwaukee Bucks.

NBA Capsules

- Associated Press

Al Horford scored 23 points, including a tying basket after Philadelphia took its first lead late in the game, and the Atlanta Hawks recovered after squandering a 21-point lead to beat the 76ers 91-85 on Saturday night and stretch their franchise-record winning streak to 19 games.

Portland State beat Montana State, 80-62

Associated Press

DeShaun Wiggins and Tim Douglas combined to score 35 points as hot-shooting Portland State cruised past Montana State80-62 on Saturday night, snapping a four-game losing streak to the Bobcats.

State treasurer pitches college plan to grade school kids

- Associated Press

If State Treasurer Denise Nappier were looking for a poster child for her CHET Dream Big 2015 competition, she could look no further than to Skyla Mcelhattan, a third-grader at Vance Village Elementary School.

NHL Capsules

- Associated Press

Max Pacioretty scored 3:08 into overtime, Carey Price made 36 saves and the Montreal Canadiens edged the Washington Capitals 1-0 on Saturday for their fifth straight win.

UCLA guard Norman Powell, right, puts up a shot as Colorado forward Tory Miller defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Powell scores 22, leads UCLA past Colorado, 72-59

Associated Press

For the third straight game, UCLA senior Norman Powell scored 20 or more points. It was more by accident than by design, because everyone was concentrating on defense.

Garrity's 3 lifts Sacramento St. over Montana

Associated Press

Mikh McKinney and Cody Demps scored 18 apiece, Dylan Garrity hit the winning 3 with six seconds to go and Sacramento State beat Montana 70-69 on Saturday night to remain atop the Big Sky Conference standings.