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Justin Rose, of England, holds the trophy after winning the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
January 27, 2019 - 7:13 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Justin Rose missed a short birdie putt that felt like another bogey. His three-shot lead was down to one through six holes of the Farmers Insurance Open, and the biggest battle was trying not to panic. That's when he scratched a line on his scorecard after six holes, wanting to...
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David Butler II - USA TODAY Sports
January 26, 2019 - 8:58 pm
Christian Vital scored 21 points and Jalen Adams added 19 points and 12 rebounds as UConn beat Wichita State 80-60 on Saturday night in the American Athletic Conference. Tyler Polley added 12 points and Josh Carlton 11 and four blocks for the Huskies (12-8, 3-4 American), who have won two straight...
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Mark Zerof - USA TODAY Sports
January 26, 2019 - 8:25 pm
PJ Washington scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half, and No. 8 Kentucky beat No. 9 Kansas 71-63 on Saturday in the SEC-Big 12 Challenge. Washington also had 13 rebounds, helping the Wildcats to a 49-36 advantage on the glass. Reid Travis had 18 points and 12 boards, and Keldon Johnson also...
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Kim Klement - USA TODAY Sports
January 26, 2019 - 8:11 pm
Texas A&M coach Billy Kennedy figured the Aggies had nothing to lose in trying to snap a three-game losing streak, so he overhauled his defensive strategy entering Saturday's game against Kansas State. "We took a chance and played zone the whole game, and I thought it disrupted Kansas State and...
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Japan's Naomi Osaka answers questions at a press conference after defeating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, early Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
January 26, 2019 - 8:11 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — So close to victory, Naomi Osaka suddenly was letting the Australian Open final slip away. Three championship points? Gone. A sizable lead? Soon all gone, too. She was playing poorly. She yelled at herself. Slammed a ball. Tugged at her visor's pink brim. Trudged to the...
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Justin Rose, of England, hits his tee shot on the fourth hole during the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament on the South Course at Torrey Pines on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
January 25, 2019 - 6:08 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Justin Rose wanted a tougher test on the South course at Torrey Pines and passed it with ease Friday for a 6-under 66 that gave him a three-shot lead going into the weekend at the Farmers Insurance Open. Rose has made only one bogey over two days and at 15-under 129 tied the 36-...
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Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the eighth hole during the pro-am round of the Farmer's Insurance Open golf tournament on the North Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, in San Diego, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
January 23, 2019 - 4:52 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rory McIlroy had a week to remember his first trip to San Diego. He carried Northern Ireland's flag during the opening ceremony of the Junior World Championship and later had a picture taken at Torrey Pines with a certain Mr. Woods. That was 20 years ago. And it was Earl Woods, the...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, file photo, Georgia quarterback Justin Fields (1) tries to escape from Georgia Tech linebacker Victor Alexander (9) in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Athens, Ga. The NCAA quietly made a big change last year that helped quarterback Shea Patterson play for Michigan and will determine whether Justin Fields is eligible this fall at Ohio State. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
January 23, 2019 - 4:24 pm
Last year, a high-profile overhaul of NCAA transfer rules stopped short of creating free agency in college sports. A much quieter change, however, helped quarterback Shea Patterson play for Michigan and will determine whether Justin Fields is eligible this fall at Ohio State. The modification to...
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FILE-In this Friday, Sep. 21, 2018, photo, Mercedes-Benz Stadium is seen in this aerial photo in Atlanta. The stadium will be the site of Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. Legions of police and federal agents will be protecting the stadium as Atlanta hosts Super Bowl 53, but recent attacks in the U.S. and around the world underscore how terrorists are striking less-secure areas outside sports stadiums, arenas and airports, experts say.(AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)
January 23, 2019 - 3:16 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — When Super Bowl 53 kicks off less than two weeks from now, legions of police and federal agents will be positioned to protect fans inside and outside the Atlanta stadium where the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams face off. The game will bring international attention,...
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