FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, file photo, Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik of North Korea compete during the pairs free program at the Figure Skating-ISU Challenger Series in Oberstdorf, Germany. The 22 North Korean athletes now invited to compete at the Olympics in February 2018 are not likely to bring home any medals across the border from South Korea. Of all the athletes given late entries in five sports, only the figure skating pair met the qualifying standard on merit. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
January 22, 2018 - 2:58 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's participation in the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The North Korean figure skating pair that will compete in the Winter Olympics is in Taiwan this week for a competition. Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik were seen leaving Taipei...
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Romania's Simona Halep makes a forehand return to Japan's Naomi Osaka during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
January 22, 2018 - 2:34 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Monday from the Australian Open (all times local): 6:30 p.m. After successive first-round exits, top-seeded Simona Halep is going deep into the draw at this year's Australian Open, advancing to the quarterfinals by beating Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-2. Halep, who...
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Los Angeles Kings center Michael Amadio, left, is congratulated by defenseman Alec Martinez after scoring against the New York Rangers during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker)
January 22, 2018 - 2:24 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Goals and power plays were in short supply for the Los Angeles Kings during their longest losing streak of the season. Three scores on three chances with the man-advantage in the second period against the New York Rangers were enough to get them back on track. Tanner Pearson,...
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Germany's Angelique Kerber reacts after losing a point to Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 22, 2018 - 2:07 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Angelique Kerber remains the only Grand Slam singles winner in the Australian Open women's draw after rallying to avoid a major upset. For a while it appeared Kerber's progression may have unraveled against No. 88 Hsieh Su-wei, a former top-ranked doubles player with a...
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San Jose Sharks' Melker Karlsson, of Sweden, follows through on a shot that scored during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. The Sharks won 6-2. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
January 22, 2018 - 1:19 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The schedule was not at its most inviting for the San Jose Sharks. Sunday presented their sixth game in nine nights, and this one on a back-to-back. Yet when it was over, the Sharks had swamped the Anaheim Ducks 6-2, getting goals from five different players and another...
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A tear falls from Larry Nassar's eye Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, as he is confronted in Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina's courtroom during the fourth day of victim impact statements regarding former sports medicine doctor Larry Nassar, who pled guilty to seven counts of sexual assault in Ingham County, and three in Eaton County. (Matthew Dae Smith /Lansing State Journal via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 1:02 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — More young women and girls who say they were assaulted by a Michigan sports doctor are due in court for a fifth day of victim statements before he gets his sentence. Larry Nassar sat in the witness chair last week so more than 80 women and girls could look at him and describe...
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January 22, 2018 - 12:43 am
NFL-CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES Pats returning to Super Bowl...Eagles blast Vikings to reach Super Bowl UNDATED (AP) — The New England Patriots are heading back to the Super Bowl for the eighth time since Tom Brady took over as quarterback during the 2001 season. And the Philadelphia Eagles have...
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Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck reacts after getting a stick to the eye from teammate Josh Morrissey on a play in front of the net during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 12:22 am
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck was calm in the crease again for the Winnipeg Jets. Hellebuyck made 29 saves for his fourth shutout of the season and the Jets extended their home winning streak to six games with a 1-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night. Patrik Laine...
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In this Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 photo, spectators wave Bolivian flags as France's Gasgas motorbike rider Johnny Aubert races during stage 7 of the Dakar Rally between La Paz and Uyuni, Bolivia. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
January 22, 2018 - 12:07 am
CORDOBA, Argentina (AP) — Media helicopters buzzed over bikers at the starting line in Peru's desert. The motorcyclists became almost invisible roaring across the dust bowls of Peru, while cars in the four-wheel competition plowed nose first into the sand as they flew over dunes. Bolivian...
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January 22, 2018 - 12:04 am
WACO, Texas (AP) — Former Baylor women's basketball player Chameka Scott has died of cancer. The school announced that Scott died on Sunday. The 33-year-old Scott helped the Lady Bears win the program's first national championship in 2005, when she started 35 of the 36 games. She hit all three of...
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