Tomas Berdych eliminates Rafael Nadal in quarterfinals of Australian Open

...on Wednesday when top-seeded Novak Djokovic plays Milos Raonic and defending champion Stan Wawrinka takes on U.S. Open runner-up Kei Nishikori.Berdych will play sixth-seeded Andy Murray in the semis after the British player beat local hope Nick...

Michelle Wie hopes to stay healthy this season

...Karrie Webb and No. 10 Lexi Thompson.Park and Lewis shared the tour lead last year with three titles. Lewis also had six runner-up finishes."That's what motivates me this year that last year could have been an unbelievable year," Lewis said...

Late eagle lifts Branden Grace to European Tour victory

...his sixth European Tour title.The South African shot a final round 6-under 66 for an overall 19-under 269 to hold off runner-up Marc Warren, (67) of Scotland.Bernd Wiesberger's two bogeys on the second and third holes proved costly as the Austrian...

Jason Brown captures men's title at US Figure Skating Championships

...All three were still beaming afterward, a breakthrough performance for each competitor.The 20-year-old Brown, the runner-up a year ago to earn an Olympic berth, handled the pressure of being the favorite with aplomb. Leading Rippon by 8.65...

Ashley Wagner wins third US figure skating title

...S. titles, each competed in Greensboro with new partners. Castelli was sixth with Mervin Tran, two spots ahead of Shnapir and DeeDee Leng. Nathan Bartholomay, the runner-up in 2014 with Felicia Zhang, finished seventh Saturday.

Swiss skier Lara Gut prevails in homeland

...a World Cup impact as a third-place finisher in 2008.Austria's Anna Fenninger was 0.32 behind Gut, and now has six runner-up finishes and no victories in defense of her overall World Cup championship. MEN'S DOWNHILL: In Kitz buehel, Austria...

Ashley Wagner wins short program at U.S. Figure Skating Championships

...event, to lead Haven Denney and Brandon Frazier by 5.63.Scimeca and Knierim, who are engaged to be married, were the runner-ups at their first U.S. Championships together in 2013. They were fourth a year ago with an Olympic berth at stake. But...


...won the short dance with 73.95 points Friday, just .11 ahead of the Shibutani siblings. Chock and Bates finished as the runner-ups, with the Shibutanis in third, the last two years behind six-time U.S. champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White...

Rafael Nadal isn't big fan of sleep, math

...interviewer who asked her to twirl for the crowd earlier in the week."I think it was just kind of funny," the Wimbledon runner-up said after advancing to the fourth round in Melbourne. "I'm fine with being asked to twirl if they ask the guys to...

Ace boost Rory McIlroy's chances at Abu Dhabi Chammpionship

...where he won in 2008, '10 and '11.Kaymer, who maintained his one-stroke lead from overnight, is a strong front-runner ? as shown by his wire-to-wire victories in last year's U.S. Open and in Abu Dhabi in '08. He is even threatening...