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Gaby Lopez kisses the trophy after winning the Tournament of Champions LPGA golf tournament, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Lopez ran in a 30-foot putt for birdie, to defeat Nasa Hataoka in a seven-hole playoff that took an extra day to finish after play was halted Sunday because of darkness. (Michael Johnson/Daily Sun via AP)
January 20, 2020 - 1:06 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Having already battled for five extra holes into darkness without producing a champion a day earlier, Gaby Lopez and Nasa Hataoka showed up to work at 8 a.m., just like regular folks. The early wake-up call and extra golf was worth it for Lopez, who rolled in a 30-foot...
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Baylor forward Tristan Clark (25) is guarded by Iowa State forward George Conditt IV (4) during the second half half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday Jan. 15, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Jerry Larson)
January 20, 2020 - 12:18 pm
Baylor and Gonzaga were the only two teams in the top five that took care of business last week. That doesn't mean they didn't move around, too. The Bears (15-1) leaped over the Bulldogs and into the No. 1 spot in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll on Monday, using wins over Iowa...
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 1968 file photo, U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos raise their gloved fists after Smith received the gold and Carlos the bronze for the 200 meter run at the Summer Olympic Games in Mexico City. Some athletes are criticizing the International Olympic Committee for prohibiting political protests on the medal podium. Olympic officials reminded athletes last week not to make political statements at the Tokyo Olympics. (AP Photo/File)
January 20, 2020 - 12:04 pm
More than a half-century later, Tommie Smith and John Carlos are cemented into Olympic lore — their names enshrined in the Olympic Hall of Fame in the United States, their portrait an indelible fixture on the universal sports landscape. As for that raised-fist salute that transformed them into...
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Gaby Lopez, of Mexico, chips onto the 18th green during extra holes in the Tournament of Champions LPGA golf tournament Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. After five extra holes, Lopez and Nasa Hataoka, of Japan, will return on Monday to break the tie. John Smoltz, former baseball pitcher, won the celebrity field. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough)
January 20, 2020 - 9:52 am
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Having already battled for five extra holes into darkness without producing a champion a day earlier, Gaby Lopez and Nasa Hataoka showed up to work at 8 a.m., just like regular folks. The early wake-up call and extra golf was worth it for Lopez, who rolled in a 30-foot...
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January 20, 2020 - 9:15 am
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Gaby Lopez ran in a 30-foot putt for birdie Monday to defeat Nasa Hataoka in a seven-hole playoff that took an extra day to finish at the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions. It was Lopez's second LPGA victory. Lopez and Hataoka, ranked sixth in the world, returned...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic reaches for a forehand return to Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff during their first round singles match the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 20, 2020 - 8:39 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic did something he hadn't in 14 years: He dropped a set in a first-round match at the Australian Open. That didn't bother him, though. He actually looked upon the challenge he faced Monday night under the closed roof at Rod Laver Arena as a good thing. “I...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff in their first round singles match the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 20, 2020 - 7:46 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Novak Djokovic began his bid for an eighth Australian Open title with a 7-6 (5), 6-2, 2-6, 6-1 win over Jan-Lennard Struff in the last of the matches to finish on a rain-interrupted first day of the...
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China's Zhang Shuai celebrates after defeating United States' Sloane Stephens in their first round singles match the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 20, 2020 - 7:34 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Zhang Shuai has beaten Sloane Stephens in the first round of the Australian Open for the second time in three years. The No. 35-ranked Zhang had a 2-6, 7-5, 6-2. win over 24th-seeded Stephens in a night...
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Court staff wipes water from Rod Laver Arena that was dripping from the roof during first round singles matches at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 20, 2020 - 6:21 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 10 p.m. The ball kids were involved in a mop-up operation on Rod Laver Arena during night matches, with a leaky roof causing drops of water to land behind the baseline at one end. Heavy rain meant matches on outside...
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United States' Cori "Coco" Gauff reacts during her first round singles match against compatriot Venus Williams at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 20, 2020 - 5:46 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Everyone had the same question when the Australian Open draw was revealed: What were the odds that Coco Gauff and Venus Williams would face each other again in the first round at a Grand Slam tournament? “I was a bit shocked,” Gauff said, “I'm sure everyone was a bit...
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