Nadal wins first title on hard court since 2010 Rafael Nadal rallied from a set and 1-3 down in the second to beat Juan Martin del Potro 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the BNP Paribas Open final on Sunday, giving the Spaniard his third title in four tournaments since returning from a seven-month injury layoff. More
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Serena Williams suffers her most lopsided major loss, ousted in second round at French Open 2014 Serena, the defending French Open champion and a 17-time major winner, lost to Garbine Muguruza of Spain 6-2, 6-2. It is her earliest exit at a major tournament since falling in the first round at Roland Garros two years ago — and her most lopsided loss ... 05/28/2014 - 7:09 am | View Link
Serena Williams Loses At French Open In Second Round Stunner (PHOTOS) PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams lost in the second round of the French Open on Wednesday, her earliest exit at a major tournament since falling in the first round at Roland Garros two years ago. Williams, the defending French Open champion and a 17-time ... 05/28/2014 - 4:59 am | View Link
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Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Brandon Ashley each scored 15 points, helping No. 3 Arizona wear down Missouri for a 72-53 victory in the opening round the Maui Invitational in Lahaina, Hawaii, on Monday.
Arizona (4-0) has struggled shooting from the perimeter this season and had another rough day from behind the arc, finishing 5 of 16 from three-point range.
The Wildcats made up for it on defense, holding Missouri (2-2) to 36 percent shooting and scoring 24 points off the Tigers’ 17 turnovers.
Marcus Foster scored 24 points as the Wildcats (3-1) defeated the Boilermakers (3-1) in the Maui Invitational.
Brad Waldow tied his career high with 28 points and hit the tying and go-ahead foul shots with 16 seconds left as the Gaels (4-0) beat the Anteaters (2-2) at McKeon Pavilion.
Reshanda Gray had 28 points to lead four players in double-figure scoring as the Bears (4-0) beat the Tigers (3-1) at the Rainbow Wahine Classic in Honolulu.
After three convincining victories last week, Kentucky maintained its spot atop the Associated Press top-25 poll.
The Wildcats earned 62 of 65 first-place votes from the media panel.
Marquette is looking to bounce back after its 97-89 loss to Nebraska Omaha Saturday as it hosts NJIT at 8 p.m. Monday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The game will be televised on Fox Sports 1 and broadcasted on AM-540.
By Scott Wright and Erik HorneIn the latest ESPN Junior 300 rankings, three Oklahomans made the list from the football Class of 2016.
Edmond Santa Fe quarterback Keaton Torre is the highest-ranked Oklahoman at No.
Scott WrightVerbally committed to Houston, Ringling offensive tackle Riley Daniel is drawing interest from another program in the state of Texas.
Baylor, which is currently in the hunt for one of the spots in the College Football Playoff, extended a scholarship offer to the 6-foot-6, 310-pound senior, Daniel said Sunday night.
In addition to Houston, Tulsa and North Texas are the other programs to have offered Daniel so far.
Virginia Tech isn't accustomed to this.
The Hokies (5-6, 2-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) are in last place in the Coastal Division and will go into their final home game against Virginia needing a victory to possibly extend their bowl streak to 22 years.
The Hokies also are coming of a horrid offensive showing in a 6-3 double overtime loss at Wake Forest, and but have won the last 10 meetings with Virginia and 14 of the last 15.
On the other hand, they have lost four of their last five this season and are 2-4 at home.
The Cavaliers (5-6, 3-4) are looking to qualify for their first bowl game since 2011