MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - There he was, mouth agape, roaring like a Highlands warrior in full battle cry in "Braveheart."
The force from Andy Murray's lungs seemed to add heft to the forehand winner he hurled down the line. The match turned there - in the fifth game of the second set - and it would not be long before the 22-year-old Scot was on his way to the Australian Open final.
NEW YORK (AP) - NBA commissioner David Stern planned to meet with Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas on Wednesday and an announcement on the full length of Arenas' indefinite suspension could follow.
NBA spokesman Mike Bass confirmed the meeting to The Associated Press.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders hired Hue Jackson as offensive coordinator on Tuesday, hoping the man who helped develop Joe Flacco in Baltimore can do the same for JaMarcus Russell.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Washington Wizards guard Javaris Crittenton has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor gun charge - 10 days after teammate Gilbert Arenas pleaded guilty to a felony gun charge.
After just one full season, Hart High graduate Michael Montgomery has been rated by Baseball America as the Kansas City Royals' top prospect.
Montgomery, who is preparing to report for the Royals' minor league camp in Surprise, Ariz. on Feb. 26, said he won't let the honor get to his head.
Brock Lesnar is ready to resume training to defend his UFC heavyweight title after a serious intestinal problem derailed his career and endangered his life.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - Chan Gailey was hired by the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday, getting a second chance to prove himself as an NFL coach and inheriting a team that has missed the playoffs for 10 straight years.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - Jose Offerman was banned for life by the Dominican winter league for throwing a punch at an umpire during an argument on the baseball field.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Washington Wizards star Gilbert Arenas pleaded guilty Friday to carrying a pistol without a license in the District of Columbia, a felony conviction that could jeopardize his future in the NBA.
Arenas pleaded guilty to a single count of violating the city's strict gun laws as part of a plea bargain in D.C. Superior Court. He will remain free at least until his sentencing March 26.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Offensive coordinator Norm Chow is staying at UCLA, rebuffing overtures from Lane Kiffin to return to Southern California.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin's first season with the Los Angeles Clippers is over before it even began.
NEW YORK (AP) - Mark McGwire finally came clean Monday, admitting he used steroids when he broke baseball's home run record in 1998.
The day after Hart High graduate and boxer Said El Harrak lost his first professional fight, he told friends he was through.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Washington, D.C., Police Chief Cathy Lanier says she expects the investigation into Washington Wizards star Gilbert Arenas bringing guns into the team's Verizon Center locker room to wrap up within a few days.
NEW YORK (AP) - Andre Dawson was elected to Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday in his ninth try, while Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar fell just short of earning the sport's highest honor.
Don't bother Valencia High graduate Brock Vereen about anything to do with the NFL Draft today.
Everywhere you looked, it was a who's who of Santa Clarita Valley golf on Monday at TPC Valencia during the U.S. Open Local Qualifier.