UMAG, Croatia (AP) — Fifth-seeded Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic needed a late rally to beat 100th-ranked Diego Sebastian Schwartzman 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (2) in the first round of the Croatia Open on Tuesday.
Schwartzman was serving at 4-3 in the third set and the Argentine even had game point to increase his lead. However, Rosol broke back to level and then comfortably won the tiebreaker.
Another Argentine, eighth-seeded Carlos Berlocq beat Slovakia's...
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Jay Paterno and another former assistant football coach at Penn State are suing the university over how they were dismissed from the staff when Bill O'Brien was hired as head coach two years ago.
Paterno and William Kenney filed a lawsuit Monday in Philadelphia federal court that seeks more than $1 million.
Both served under Paterno's father, Joe Paterno, before he was fired soon after retired assistant coach Jerry Sandusky...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Sochi has been selected to host a major sports convention next year, despite global criticism of Russia following the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine.
SportAccord, an umbrella body representing Olympic and non-Olympic sports federations, announced Tuesday that it would take its annual convention in 2015 to Sochi, the Russian city which hosted the 2014 Winter Games.