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Medvedev shocks Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo semis

Jerome Pugmire, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 19th - 8:51am

An erratic Novak Djokovic suffered a surprise 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 defeat against Daniil Medvedev in the Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinals Friday.

AP Sources: Red Wings to name Steve Yzerman general manager

Larry Lage, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 19th - 8:01am

The Captain is coming home.

Flames at risk...Bruins go for repeat...NBA, 3 Game 3's

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 7:54am

After a 99-point regular season, Calgary All-Star forward Johnny Gaudreau has been held to a single assist and just 12 shots against Colorado. It is a big reason why the top-seeded Flames trail the Avalanche 3-1 in a first-round series of the NHL playoffs that heads back to Calgary for Game 5 tonight. The Flames are on the brink of being knocked out in the first round, just like Tampa Bay, the top seed in the East.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 7:35am

AP sources: Former Detroit Red Wings star Steve Yzerman to become team's general manager.

Fed Cup semifinal: Mladenovic vs. Halep in opening singles

The Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 19th - 7:01am

Kristina Mladenovic of France will face second-ranked Simona Halep of Romania in the opening singles of their Fed Cup semifinal Saturday.

Here is the latest Pac-12 Conference sports news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 19th - 4:31am

Darren Savino is joining UCLA coach Mick Cronin in Westwood as the Bruins' associate head coach. He most recently worked under Cronin at Cincinnati for nine years, where the Bearcats advanced to the NCAA Tournament each year.

Here is the latest Big Ten Conference sports news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 19th - 4:31am

Nebraska's Noor Ahmed is the only golfer at the college level or higher known to wear a hijab while competing. Ahmed says she hopes Muslim girls are watching her and encouraged to chase their dreams in environments where they might encounter fear, uncertainty and hostility. Ahmed has been the Cornhuskers' No. 2 player most of the spring. She helped them win their first tournament title in five years.

Here is the latest ACC sports news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 19th - 4:31am

North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell has resigned after an external review found she had made "racially insensitive" comments and pressured players to compete through medical issues. The school issued a release late Thursday night announcing the Hall of Famer's resignation and findings from the review conducted by a Charlotte-based law firm.

Here is the latest Big 12 Conference sports news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 19th - 4:31am

Big 12 player of the year Jarrett Culver has declared for the NBA draft after two standout seasons at Texas Tech. Culver helped lead his hometown Red Raiders to the two deepest NCAA Tournament runs in school history. Culver's announcement came 10 days after Tech lost in overtime to Virginia in the national championship game. The Red Raiders went to their first Elite Eight last year when Culver was a freshman.

Here is the latest SEC sports news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 19th - 4:31am

LSU has formalized an agreement to bring in Scott Woodward as the university's next athletic director. Woodward has been Texas A&M's athletic director since 2016 and held the same post at Washington for eight years before that. He takes over at LSU on the heels of the university's announcement that 11th-year Athletic Director Joe Alleva would be stepping down and be reassigned to another job within the institution. Woodward is a Baton Rouge native and LSU graduate.

College golfer in hijab out to blaze trail for Muslim girls

Eric Olson, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 19th - 4:07am

Noor Ahmed outwardly lives her Muslim faith, and even growing up in a state as diverse as California she says she encountered hostility on the street, in school and on the golf course.

Warriors, Spurs, Sixers up 2-1...A's extend Davis...Pedroia on IL...Tech loses Culver to draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:31am

The Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs and Philadelphia 76ers have two-games-to-one leads in their respective NBA first-round series. Kevin Durant scored 38 points and Stephen Curry added 21 in the Warriors' 132-105 blowout over the Clippers in Los Angeles. Derrick White poured in a career-high 36 points in the Spurs' 118-108 win over Denver, and Ben Simmons scored a career playoff-high 31 points on 11 of 13 shooting as the Sixers downed Brooklyn, 131-115.

Court case threatens to take gloss off Ostersund's rise

Steve Douglas, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:27am

It was one of European soccer's most heartwarming stories, an unconventional club from a sleepy city in central Sweden making an eight-year journey from the amateur ranks to beating Arsenal in the Europa League.

Held at bay, Gaudreau hopes to ignite Flames in Game 5

Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 19th - 1:23am

Summoning Johnny Hockey! His scoring prowess is required ASAP.

Durant, Curry shut down Clippers in Warriors' 132-105 win

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 19th - 1:13am

He's Kevin Durant, and the Los Angeles Clippers got reminded of it.

Mariners blow 8-run lead, rally for 11-10 win over Angels

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 19th - 1:09am

The Mariners jumped to an eight-run lead in the seventh inning and then promptly gave it all back to the Los Angeles Angels.

UNC's Hatchell resigns after findings from program review

Aaron Beard, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 19th - 12:37am

North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell had built a Hall of Fame career over more than three decades with the Tar Heels, including a national championship and becoming the Atlantic Coast Conference's all-time winningest coach.

Votto hits 1st career leadoff homer in Reds' 4-1 win

Bernie Wilson, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 19th - 12:13am

Joey Votto didn't wait long to make an impact as the Cincinnati Reds' leadoff batter Thursday night.

Warriors crush Clippers...White leads Spurs...76ers top Nets...Hurricanes even series

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 12:06am

Kevin Durant scored 38 points and the Golden State Warriors took a 2-1 lead in their NBA first-round series by blowing out the Clippers, 132-105 in Los Angeles. Stephen Curry added 21 points despite foul trouble to help the Warriors bounce back after blowing a 31-point lead in their Game 2 loss. The Warriors began the game on a 22-9 tear and scored 14 straight in the third quarter to take a 31-point lead.