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Tennis: Nadal, Pliskova advance at Cincinnati on day of upsets

| | Aug 17 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

MASON, Ohio — Rafael Nadal and Karolina Pliskova — the No. 1 seeds in the Western &Southern Open — advanced with straight-set wins Wednesday, while the rest of their brackets suffered more top losses.

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    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Tim Tebow has a habit of making a big splash in his debuts, and the newest St. Lucie Met delivered again Wednesday.

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    WASHINGTON — Chicago Cubs third baseman and 2016 NL MVP Kris Bryant exited Wednesday’s game against the Washington Nationals with a “mild-to-moderate” right ankle sprain.

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    NEW YORK — Phil Jackson wanted to trade Carmelo Anthony and wouldn’t rule out dealing Kristaps Porzingis.

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    HOUSTON — Chris Paul is heading to Houston to join James Harden, giving the Rockets two All-Stars in the backcourt to lead their chase for a championship.

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    POTOMAC, Md. — Tiger Woods’ extended absence from golf isn’t being felt just on the course.

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    For years, USA Gymnastics felt it aggressively safeguarded hundreds of thousands of athletes from sexual abuse. Yet the protocols designed to show gymnasts, coaches, staff and parents how to report abuse were muddled, confusing and not well enforced.

  7. | Posted: Jun 28 2017 - 12:06am

    Cubs manager Joe Maddon rested Kris Bryant for two days recently, and he gave Anthony Rizzo a breather Saturday in Miami before a late pinch-hitting appearance.

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    OMAHA, Neb. — Maybe this wasn’t Florida coach Kevin O’Sullivan’s best team. Is is, however, his first national championship team.

  9. | Posted: Jun 27 2017 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — Russell Westbrook moved past Oscar Robertson and kept right on going to the top of the NBA.

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    CROMWELL, Conn. — Jordan Spieth continues to play just a little better than anyone else at the Travelers Championship.

  11. | Posted: Jun 25 2017 - 12:05am

    OMAHA, Neb. — With a wave of his cap to the LSU fans, Alex Lange disappeared into the dugout after what very well could have been his last outing as a collegian.

  12. | Posted: Jun 24 2017 - 12:05am

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Justin Gatlin showed the youngsters that age is just a number. As in, get down the track quick and post a good one.

  13. | Posted: Jun 24 2017 - 12:05am

    HAMILTON, Bermuda — Sailors have been falling off boats for as long as there have been boats. Even the world’s best are not immune.

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    As draft night approached, some of the heavy hitters in the NBA — Cleveland, San Antonio, Houston, Boston, the Clippers among them — were jockeying, making calls and looking for deals to try to position themselves to make a run at the Golden State juggernaut.

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    NEW YORK — Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and the future of the NBA arrived Thursday night.