MELBOURNE, Australia—For five sets and nearly five hours, two chiseled Spanish left-handers went head-to-head again at the Australian Open.
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CHICAGO—Patrick Kane had a big grin on his face as he skated around the back of the net to congratulate Artemi Panarin on his nifty pass in the third period.
Lots of smiles for the Chicago Blackhawks these days.
The Blackhawks matched a franchise record with their 11th-straight victory—using two goals from Jonathan Toews to beat the slumping Montreal Canadiens 5-2 yesterday.
HONOLULU—Whether he was playing money games with the other caddies in Argentina, or playing mini-tours on his long road to the big leagues in golf, Fabian Gomez couldn’t recall ever making seven-straight birdies.
He won’t forget yesterday in the Sony Open.
DENVER—The last time Tom Brady and the New England Patriots came to Denver, Peyton Manning watched the game on television from inside the locker-room.
Not next Sunday, though. The Broncos’ quarterback will take in his customary spot in the huddle.
Manning meets Brady for a 17th time—with a trip to Super Bowl 50 at stake.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Cam Newton. Larry Fitzgerald.
Two of the biggest stars playing for the two highest-scoring teams with a Super Bowl berth on the line.
Welcome to the NFC championship game—the Arizona Cardinals and Carolina Panthers this Sunday in Charlotte, N.C.
LONDON British police are seeking a burglar who may have a heavy conscience ‚Äî or pockets ‚Äî after stealing 15,000 pounds ($21,500) in 1-pound ($1.43) coins.
Greater Manchester Police said Friday that three houses in a street in Ashton-Under-Lyne, northwest England were robbed on Jan. 1. The culprits stole designer handbags, jewelry, a Range Rover and the trove of coins.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—Astronomers have discovered the brightest star explosion ever—a super supernova that easily outshines our entire Milky Way.
An international team revealed “the most powerful supernova observed in human history” yesterday in the latest “Science” journal.
LOS ANGELES—An eye-popping and unprecedented Powerball jackpot, whose rise to $1.6 billion became a national fascination, will be split three ways.
The winners’ identities remain a mystery but they bought their tickets in Florida, Tennessee, and an L.A. suburb where even lottery losers were celebrating yesterday that such heady riches were won in their modest city.
The brutal 1820s frontier saga “The Revenant” landed a leading 12 nominations for the 88th-annual Academy Awards while the acting categories again were filled entirely by white performers.
The strong showing today for “The Revenant,” including a best actor nod for Leonardo DiCaprio and best supporting actor for Tom Hardy, follows its win at the Golden Globes.
LONDON—British actor Alan Rickman, a classically-trained stage star and sensual screen villain in the “Harry Potter” saga and other films, has died.
Rickman’s family said that the actor died early today in London at age 69 after a battle with cancer.