• American golfer Jordan Spieth, center, hits a ball as he runs a clinic for young golfers at the Australian Golf Club in Sydney, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. Spieth will defend his Australian Open title starting Thursday. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

    Spieth gets all the tough questions at the Australian Open

    SYDNEY (AP) — Jordan Spieth must have thought he answered all the tough questions during a 30-minute media conference Tuesday that had to be cut off by Australian Open organizers.

  • Senior the “senior” wins Australian Masters with closing 68

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Peter Senior claimed his third Australian Masters title on Sunday and set another age record in his home country as the 56-year-old shot a final-round 3-under 68 for a two-stroke victory.

  • Scott falters, Millar has 54-hole lead at Australian Masters

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Matthew Millar overcame blustery winds to shoot a 3-under 68 — one of the best rounds of the day at Huntingdale — and take a one-stroke lead after three rounds at the Australian Masters.

  • This image released by MagicSpace Entertainment shows James More, known as The Deceptionist, during a performance of "The Illustionists - Live on Broadway." (MagicSpace Entertainment via AP)

    Meet the 3 new Illusionists to appear on Broadway

    NEW YORK (AP) — The magic super group “The Illusionists” has reappeared on Broadway this fall and three new acts are among the seven performers. Here’s a look at them:

  • A-League: Late goal by Henrique gives Roar a draw, 1st place

    BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Substitute Henrique’s goal with 20 minutes remaining gave Brisbane a 1-1 draw with Melbourne City and moved the Roar back into first place in the A-League on Friday.

  • Scott tied for lead after 36 holes of Australian Masters

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Adam Scott bogeyed his final hole Friday for a 1-under 70 to share the lead with fellow Australian Peter Wilson after two rounds of the Australian Masters at Huntingdale.

  • A-League: Finkler nets 2 in Melbourne Victory win

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Midfielder Gui Finkler scored a pair of first-half goals to move the Melbourne Victory provisionally into first place in the A-League by beating the Central Coast Mariners 2-1 on Thursday.

  • Leaders wave as they pose for a group family photo at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Manila, Philippines,  Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. Pictured from top left, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , South Korea President Park Geun-hye, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, front row from left, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Philippines President Benigno Aquino III.   (Ezra Acayanu/Pool Photo via AP)

    Australia leader defends port leasing to Chinese company

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister has defended the leasing of a strategically important port to a Chinese company, saying the military could seize control in a crisis.

  • Adam Scott has 64 to take early lead at Australian Masters

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Adam Scott played what he called “stress-free golf” and birdied five of his final eight holes Thursday for a 7-under 64 and a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Australian Masters.

  • Adam Scott may not play Olympics, criticizes format

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Adam Scott reiterated on Wednesday that he’s no certainty to play at the Rio Olympics next year if he qualifies, and also was critical of organizers for not including a team event.