No. 6 Svitolina beats Keys to reach quarterfinals

Sixth-seeded Elina Svitolina has advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals with a momentum-swinging 6-2, 1-6, 6-1 win over 2017 U.S. Open finalist Madison Keys. The WTA Finals winner fended off five breakpoints in a pivotal third game in the third set that went to deuce 11 times and lasted more than 15 minutes. She broke Keys’ serve at the first […]

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NBA scores, highlights: Kemba Walker, Hornets take on Victor Oladipo, Pacers; Clippers battle Spurs

After a busy Saturday night, the NBA is slowing down considerably on Sunday. There are just three games on the docket, though a number of interesting matchups. First, we’ll begin with a contest between the Hornets and Pacers that features an excellent backcourt matchup between Kemba Walker and Victor Oladipo. Then, two Western Conference playoff teams trending in opposite directions […]

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Alvaro Ortiz qualifies for the Masters after Latin America Amateur Championship win

Alvaro Ortiz secured a place at this year’s Masters after claiming a two-stroke victory at the Latin America Amateur Championships. Final leaderboard Latin America Amateur Championship The Mexican birdied his final two holes to post a six-under 66 at the ‘Teeth of the Dog’ course in the Dominican Republic and hold off nearest challenger Luis Gagne. Gagne matched Ortiz’s 66 […]

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Lakers coach Luke Walton explains ejection from Rockets game: ‘I was shocked … I’ve said a lot worse’

Lakers coach Luke Walton wasn’t happy about his ejection from Los Angeles’ 138-134 overtime loss to the Rockets on Saturday.  Walton, who received two technical fouls, explained what happened after the game. He said his frustration got the best of him and he doesn’t believe the comments he made to the officials warranted an ejection. “The first technical I deserved. Second one all I […]

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