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Tuesday's Sports Briefs

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. A South African judge cited the ''gross negligence'' the Olympic runner showed when he shot Steenkamp multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home when she delivered the sentence. Pistorius' prison term...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Yen-Hsun Lu downs Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in Valencia Open's first round

  Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan eased to a 6-2, 6-3 win over Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the first round of the Valencia Open on Monday. Lu earned his 24th win of the season while Garcia-Lopez lost his fifth straight match on the ATP tour. Spanish wild-card entry Pablo Carreno Busta also advanced when compatriot Marcel Granollers was forced to retire with a right leg injury when trailing...
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

China's Lu beats Garcia 6-2, 6-3 in Valencia Open

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) Yen-Hsun Lu of China eased to a 6-2, 6-3 win over Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the first round of the Valencia Open on Monday. Lu earned his 24th win of the season while Garcia-Lopez lost his fifth straight match on the ATP tour. Spanish wild-card entry Pablo Carreno Busta also advanced when compatriot Marcel Granollers was forced to retire with a right...
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Friday's Sports In Brief

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) Now that the majors are over, Adam Scott is going after the one big prize remaining this year - a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup prize. Scott ran off four straight birdies in the middle of his round and finished with a tap-in birdie Friday for a 6-under 65 to share the 36-hole lead with Cameron Tringale at The Barclays. Scott is the defending champion at the...
Via AP on Fox
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rosol beats Lu in three sets to advance to Winston-Salem Open finals

  Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic advanced to the finals of the Winston-Salem Open on Friday after beating Taiwan's Yen-Hsun Lu 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 in the final tuneup for next week's US Open. Rosol, seeded seventh, will take on the winner of Friday's second semifinal between Sam Querrey of the U.S. and Poland's Jerzy Janowicz on Saturday at the Wake Forest Tennis Center. ''I've been...
Via AP on Fox
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rosol beats Lu in 3 sets in semis

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic advanced to the finals of the Winston-Salem Open on Friday after beating Taiwan's Yen-Hsun Lu 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 in the final tuneup for next week's U.S. Open. Rosol, seeded seventh, will take on the winner of Friday's second semifinal between Sam Querrey of the U.S. and Poland's Jerzy Janowicz on Saturday at the Wake Forest...
Via AP on Fox
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Winston-Salem Open: John Isner withdraws with ankle injury

  Top-seeded John Isner has withdrawn from his Winston-Salem Open quarterfinal against Lukas Rosol on Thursday because of a sprained ankle. Organizers say Isner injured his left ankle Wednesday night during his third-round victory over Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan. Isner won this tournament in 2011 and 2012. Rosol, a Czech who is seeded seventh, will play ninth-seeded Yen-Hsun...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Injured Isner withdraws from Winston-Salem Open

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Top-seeded John Isner has withdrawn from his Winston-Salem Open quarterfinal against Lukas Rosol on Thursday because of a sprained ankle. Organizers say Isner injured his left ankle Wednesday night during his third-round victory over Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan. Isner won this tournament in 2011 and 2012. Rosol, a Czech who is seeded seventh, will play...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Wednesday's Sports In Brief

PRO FOOTBALL BEREA, Ohio (AP) Brian Hoyer defied long odds - and stiff-armed Johnny Football - to keep his dream job. Through sweat and tears, he fought his way back from a serious knee injury only to be faced with the Browns drafting Johnny Manziel, college football's dynamic quarterback with the cult-like following. Hoyer, though, persevered. He endured grueling rehab to get back...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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