National Sports

Improved Nadal makes foe feel 'powerless' at Australian Open

Jan 25, 2020

Rafael Nadal says he needed to improve and he did just that to reach the Australian Open's fourth round

Australian Open Glance: Barty sees opposition disappear

Jan 25, 2020

Ash Barty was on and off the court quickly for her third-round match, a straight-sets win that left her most of the rest of the day to do whatever she pleased

49ers CEO Jed York goes from vilified to Super Bowl

Jan 25, 2020

San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York was defiant in face of hefty criticism after getting rid of his third coach in as many years following the 2016 season

Column: 'We Don't Like to Draft a Guy Who's Too Smart'

Jan 25, 2020

Life in the NFL is short enough as it is

The Latest: Cici Bellis out in 3rd round at Australian Open

Jan 25, 2020

CiCi Bellis' return to Grand Slam tennis after a two-year absence has ended in a third-round loss to 16th-seeded Elise Mertens at the Australian Open

Jokic, Nuggets, control boards in 113-106 win over Pelicans

Jan 25, 2020

Nikola Jokic had 27 points and 12 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 113-106 on Friday night

Pretchel's putback helps No. 6 Stanford slip past Colorado

Jan 25, 2020

Freshman Ashten Pretchel made a putback in the final two minutes for the go-ahead points and No. 6 Stanford slipped past Colorado 76-68 in overtime

Onyenwere scores 31, helps No. 10 UCLA beat Washington in OT

Jan 25, 2020

Michaela Onyenwere scored a career-high 31 points and No. 10 UCLA used an 8-1 run in overtime to seize control and beat Washington 85-80

No. 4 Oregon holds off No. 7 Oregon State 76-64

Jan 25, 2020

Sabrina Ionescu had 23 points and nine assists, breaking the Pac-12's career assist record, and No. 4 Oregon held off a late rally for a 76-64 victory over No. 7 Oregon State in the first game of consecutive meetings between the rivals

Baldwin's flurry leads No. 13 Butler past Marquette in OT

Jan 25, 2020

Kamar Baldwin scored 19 of his 31 points in the final eight minutes as No. 13 Butler rallied to beat Marquette 89-85 in overtime

Women's 3-on-3, shots from stands highlight NHL skills event

Jan 24, 2020

Shooting pucks from the stands and some of the best women's hockey players in the world going back and forth in a 3-on-3 game stole the show at the NHL All-Star Skills Competition

Leonard's 1st triple-double sends Clippers past Heat 122-117

Jan 24, 2020

Kawhi Leonard got his first career triple-double and scored 33 points, Landry Shamet added 22 and the Los Angeles Clippers shrugged off an early 15-point deficit before hanging on to beat the Miami Heat 122-117

Suns snap 11-game skid in San Antonio, topple Spurs 103-99

Jan 24, 2020

Devin Booker had 35 points before fouling out and the Phoenix Suns held on to beat the San Antonio Spurs 103-99

Westbrook scores season-high 45, Rockets beat Wolves 131-124

Jan 24, 2020

Russell Westbrook scored a season-high 45 points and had 10 assists, and the Houston Rockets rallied past the Minnesota Timberwolves 131-124