Archive for category AP News

Andy Murray moves easily into US Open third round

Andy Murray, of Britain, returns a shot to Matthias Bachinger, of Germany, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

NEW YORK (AP) — Cramp-free on a cool summer’s night, Andy Murray moved easily into the third round of the U.S. Open on Thursday with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Matthias Bachinger.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Women’s gymnastics coach out at Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota women’s gymnastics coach Meg Stephenson has left the job in a “mutually agreed-upon resignation,” according to the university.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Yates states case to be Falcons’ backup QB

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Freddie Martino (18) outruns Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jeremy Harris (31) and other defenders enroute to a 67-yard touchdown during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — T.J. Yates made a strong case to be Atlanta’s backup quarterback Thursday night.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

US OPEN SCENE: You can own a piece of the Open

Vania King, of the United States, returns a shot to Serena Williams, of the United States, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

NEW YORK (AP) — In past U.S. Opens, it may have been the kind of stuff that was swept up and thrown away: Placards that identified players at news conferences. Banners hung from light poles. Towels players used to wipe away their sweat.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ryan Blaum leads Web.com Tour Finals opener

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Ryan Blaum shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday to take the lead in the Hotel Fitness Championship, the first of four events in the Web.com Tour Finals.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , ,