HOUSTON (AP) — Carl Lewis has agreed to become a full-time coach for the track and field program at the University of Houston.
The Olympic great was a volunteer assistant last season. Head coach Leroy Burrell says Monday in a release that Lewis is taking on a full-time role for the 2014-15 campaign, and will coach sprints and jumps for the Cougars.
Burrell says Lewis "brings a wealth of experience and international recognition to the program."...
NEW YORK (AP) — Trailing against a woman trying to become the first qualifier in the U.S. Open quarterfinals since 1981, Victoria Azarenka needed every ounce of experience and skill to advance.
Twice a major champion, and twice a runner-up at Flushing Meadows, Azarenka took four of the last five games Monday night to come back and win 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, ending the surprising run of 145th-ranked Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia.
NICHOLS, N.Y. (AP) — Lyonssomewhere beat favorite He's Watching by a half-length Monday to win the $437, 325 Cane Pace, the first leg of the Pacing Triple Crown.
Lyonssomewhere, driven by Yannick Gingras, took the lead on the first turn. He's watching, driven by Tim Tetrick, went four-wide to challenge the leader, but could not catch him. Doo Wop Hanover finished third.
Lyonssomewhere, the son of Somebeachsomewhere, is trained by Jimmy Takter and...