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1st major, top ranking at stake in Halep-Wozniacki final

1st major, top ranking at stake in Halep-Wozniacki final

MELBOURNE, Australia — For the second time in the tournament, Simona Halep faced match points and knew one mistake would mean an exit from the Australian Open and the likely loss of her No. 1 ranking.
Nassar deemed 'serial' sex abuser; investigations ongoing

Nassar deemed 'serial' sex abuser; investigations ongoing

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Chipper Jones follows his idol Mantle into the Hall of Fame

Chipper Jones follows his idol Mantle into the Hall of Fame

ATLANTA — Chipper Jones always looked up to the Mick. Now, they're members of the same exclusive club. Jones was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday , getting in on his first try with one of the highest voting percentages ever.
Tanner Pearson has overtime winner as LA Kings top Calgary Flames 2-1

Tanner Pearson has overtime winner as LA Kings top Calgary Flames 2-1

CALGARY — After facing 31 shots through three periods, Darcy Kuemper was happy to get a break in overtime on Wednesday.

Scores and Schedule

Wednesday's Games Wednesday's Games NHL Toronto 3 Chicago 2 (OT) Los Angeles 2 Calgary 1 (OT) --- AHL Hartford 4 Utica 3 (OT) W-B/Scranton 4 Hershey 0 Bridgeport 3 Springfield 1 Manitoba 4 Belleville 1 Lehigh Valley 3 Providence 2 Syracuse 3 Laval 2

Wednesday's Games

Wednesday's Games NHL Toronto 3 Chicago 2 (OT) Los Angeles 2 Calgary 1 (OT) --- AHL Hartford 4 Utica 3 (OT) W-B/Scranton 4 Hershey 0 Bridgeport 3 Springfield 1 Manitoba 4 Belleville 1 Lehigh Valley 3 Providence 2 Syracuse 3 Laval 2 --- NBA Indiana 11
Nylander's penalty shot in OT lifts Leafs over Blackhawks

Nylander's penalty shot in OT lifts Leafs over Blackhawks

CHICAGO — The Toronto Maple Leafs found themselves in yet another tight game. William Nylander found a way to make sure they got two points this time.

Michigan State president resigns in wake of Nassar scandal

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon submitted her resignation Wednesday amid an outcry over the school's handling of allegations against Larry Nassar.
Valanciunas posts double-double, Raptors crush Hawks 108-93

Valanciunas posts double-double, Raptors crush Hawks 108-93

ATLANTA — On a night starter Jonas Valanciunas earned credit for setting a high-energy tone in a runaway win, Toronto coach Dwane Casey still criticized a lackadaisical final few minutes from his backups.
Well, Hells Bells, Trevor Hoffman makes it to Cooperstown

Well, Hells Bells, Trevor Hoffman makes it to Cooperstown

SAN DIEGO — Well, Hells Bells, look who made it into the Hall of Fame. Trevor Hoffman, known for his high leg kick, menacing glare and wicked changeup, was voted into the Hall of Fame on Wednesday in his third year on the ballot.