• Ivanovic beats Dellacqua to reach 2nd round at China Open

    BEIJING (AP) — Sixth-seeded Ana Ivanovic beat Casey Dellacqua of Australia 6-4, 6-0 Saturday to advance to the second round of the China Open.

  • The financial skyline is seen through a thick haze, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, in Singapore. The haze is caused by the burning of forests in Indonesia's Sumatra and Borneo islands.  (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

    Thickening haze in Singapore disrupts World Cup swim races

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Worsening smog in Singapore prompted swimming World Cup organizers to cancel 15 finals races just an hour before the session was to start.

  • Venus Williams wins Wuhan Open, Muguruza retires in 2nd set

    WUHAN, China (AP) — Venus Williams won the Wuhan Open on Saturday when her Spanish opponent and fifth-seeded Garbine Muguruza retired with a left ankle injury while trailing 6-3, 3-0.

  • File-This March 14, 2009, file photo shows Louisville's Andre McGee cutting down the net after the championship game of the Big East men's NCAA college basketball tournament. Louisville said Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, it has launched an investigation into allegations that former Cardinals staffer McGee paid an escort service to provide sex for recruits. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

    Louisville probing claim staffer hired escorts for recruits

    Louisville is investigating allegations that former Cardinals men’s basketball staffer Andre McGee brought escorts into dorm parties, and paid for the women to strip and have sex with recruits, their fathers and players.

  • Richard Westbrook takes Road Atlanta pole

    BRASELTON, Ga. (AP) — Richard Westbrook took the Prototype pole Friday for the IMSA Tudor United SportsCar Championship’s season-ending Petit Le Mans on Saturday at Road Atlanta.

  • Missouri gives Pingeton 5-year contract through 2019-20

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri women’s basketball coach Robin Pingeton has agreed to a new five-year contract through the 2019-2020 season that includes a base salary of $300,000.

  • Lamoureux twins named to USA roster for Four Nations Cup

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Former University of North Dakota stars Monique Lamoureux (LAM’-uh-roo) and twin sister Jocelyn Lamoureux-Davidson are among 23 players named to the USA Hockey roster for the Four Nations Cup.

  • Lady Vols’ Warlick receives contract extension, raise

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee women’s basketball coach Holly Warlick has received a one-year contract extension and $100,000 raise. She now will earn $665,000 per year and has four years remaining on her contract.

  • FIFA President Sepp Blatter drives his car into the garage of the FIFA headquarters on his way to work in Zurich, Switzerland, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015. Blatter was questioned by Swiss investigators on Friday about why FIFA paid 2 million Swiss francs (about $2 million) to UEFA President Michel Platini in 2011 for work supposedly carried out at least nine years earlier. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

    Blatter calls for more women in leadership roles in soccer

    ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter’s lawyer says FIFA president ‘will not resign’ despite calls from major sponsors.

  • Venus Williams beats Vinci to reach final of Wuhan Open

    WUHAN, China (AP) — Venus Williams did what her sister Serena couldn’t do, beating Roberta Vinci on Friday after saving a match point in the semifinals of the Wuhan Open.