Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka, right, hugs Serbia's Novak Djokovic after their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, June 7, 2015 in Paris. Wawrinka won 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4.  (AP Photo/Francois Mori) ORG XMIT: ROG189

Federer and Djokovich hate each other?

Not that it was exactly a secret, but Roger Federer, the affable everyman who will sell the world the everyday trappings they require, such as Rolex watches, Moet & Chandon champagne and gourmet Swiss chocolate, and…

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Spain's Rafael Nadal hits a return against Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov during their first round match on the second day of the ATP Aegon Championships tennis tournament at the Queen's Club in west London on June 16, 2015. AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNISADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images ORG XMIT: 12779 ORIG FILE ID: 541718391

Controversy around Nadal again

Months after basically getting chair umpire Carlos Bernades banned from calling his matches because the umpire had the gall to correctly enforce the rules during a match, another ump likely earned the wrath of Nadal on Tuesday…


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Speith speaking about Texas

I’ve only been to Texas once, and it was to Austin, which people tell me is much different than the rest of Texas. But judging by the various movies and television shows about Texas that…


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Bad timing for bad news

A.J. Hawk was on a cruise ship with Urban Meyer and hundreds of Ohio State fans because of some intense fog when he learned he was getting released from the Packers, he said in a…


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Williams is harboring anger

PITTSBURGH — If DeAngelo Williams is harboring anger or bitterness, it’s anything but obvious. A smile seemed permanently imprinted onto the face of Williams, one of the newest members of the Pittsburgh Steelers, during the…


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Warriors gentleman as always

When the group led by Joe Lacob and Peter Guber bought the Golden State Warriors five summers ago, the location of their first press conference said everything about the direction they wanted to take their…


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Hornets Host NBA All stars

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — People familiar with the situation say the Charlotte Hornets won the bid to host the NBA All-Star game in 2017. The people spoke to The Associated Press Monday on the condition…


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US Wins in Soccer again

EDMONTON, Alberta — Megan Rapinoe trudged from the field to a warm ovation and promptly stepped into the Women’s World Cup’s version of the Twilight Zone. As she took her seat on the United States…