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February 10, 2016 - 5:41am
27 min 50 sec ago

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — France's Kristina Mladenovic, seeded seventh, lost in the first round of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy on Wednesday after a two-hour battle with Laura Siegemund of Germany.

World No. 87 Siegemund, who is only in the main draw as a replacement for an injured player, took the initiative in the second set against the 30th-ranked Mladenovic to win 1-6, 7-5, 6-1.

Siegemund now faces either Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens or...

February 10, 2016 - 3:01am
27 min 50 sec ago

TUESDAY'S RESULTS

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

Winnipeg 2, St. Louis 1, SO

San Jose 2, Chicago 0

MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Kent St. 75, N. Illinois 74

Ohio St. 71, Northwestern 63

Villanova 86, DePaul 59

WEDNESDAY'S SCHEDULE

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

Atlanta at Chicago, 7 p.m....

February 10, 2016 - 3:01am
27 min 50 sec ago

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Top-seeded Venus Williams had a 6-3, 6-2 win over Lee Pei-chi in her opening match at the Taiwan Open on Wednesday.

Williams broke the Taiwanese wildcard entry's serve three times in the match that lasted just 57 minutes. The seven-time major winner, a surprise first-round loser at the Australian Open last month, next faces Urszula Radwanska of Poland.

In second-round matches, Elizaveta Kulichkova of Russia defeated fourth-...

February 10, 2016 - 2:16am
27 min 50 sec ago

HALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) — The wait is over for a select group of big-wave surfers as "The Eddie" big-wave competition is set to get underway at Oahu's Waimea Bay.

For the first time in six years, the surf conditions on Wednesday are expected to meet the organizers' strict minimum requirements, with wave heights around 40 feet high.

According to organizers, however, the event is about more than just surfing.

Native Hawaiian Eddie...

February 10, 2016 - 1:24am
27 min 50 sec ago

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 35 points, nine assists and six rebounds and the Golden State Warriors relied on a signature putaway fourth quarter to hold off the Houston Rockets 123-110 on Tuesday night.

Andrew Bogut added 13 points, 11 rebounds, a season-high six blocked shots — three in the fourth — and three steals in one of his best games yet.

Andre Iguodala and Harrison Barnes hit back-to-back 3-pointers to start the fourth to get the...

February 10, 2016 - 12:53am
27 min 50 sec ago
EAST

Baruch 79, CCNY 59

Bloomfield 78, Post (Conn.) 64

Brooklyn 91, St. Joseph's (NY) 84

Chestnut Hill 86, Wilmington (Del.) 78

Concordia (NY) 85, Dominican (NY) 77

Monmouth (NJ) 87, Marist 61

North Carolina 68, Boston College 65

Rhode Island 81, George Mason 63

St...

February 10, 2016 - 12:49am
27 min 50 sec ago
EAST

Monmouth (NJ) 87, Marist 61

North Carolina 68, Boston College 65

Rhode Island 81, George Mason 63

Toledo 71, Buffalo 69

SOUTH

Cincinnati 69, UCF 51

Florida 77, Mississippi 72

Kentucky 82, Georgia 48

...

February 10, 2016 - 12:37am
27 min 50 sec ago
EAST

Rider 68, St. Peter's 67

SOUTH

Coastal Carolina 79, High Point 53

Liberty 67, Campbell 55

Presbyterian 52, Charleston Southern 37

Radford 54, Gardner-Webb 51

South Florida 77, Tulane 65

UNC Asheville 61, Longwood 54...

February 10, 2016 - 12:36am
27 min 50 sec ago
All Times EST
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton311411.68164154111
Hershey271336.64363164143
Portland2618...
February 10, 2016 - 12:30am
27 min 50 sec ago

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Chris Smith scored 19 points, including 7 of 8 free throws, and Utah State beat New Mexico 80-72 on Tuesday night, ending a five-game skid.

Lew Evans added 15 points, Jalen Moore 11 and the Aggies (12-11, 4-8 Mountain West) made 21 of 28 free throws. Quinn Taylor grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds.

Trailing by eight at halftime, New Mexico scored six quick points to open the second half, but the Aggies replied with a 12-6 run and...

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