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WTA roundup: Wang rallies into Hong Kong final

No. 6 seed Qiang Wang quickly finished off an upset of top-seeded Elina Svitolina, then followed it up with an epic semifinal victory on Saturday at the Hong Kong Open in China. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – China Open – Women’s Singles – Semifinals – National Tennis Center, Beijing, China – …

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Reports: Heat, Winslow agree to three-year extension

The Miami Heat and forward Justise Winslow have reached agreement on a three-year, $39 million extension, according to multiple reports Friday. FILE PHOTO: Oct 5, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Miami Heat forward Justise Winslow (20) shoots as Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris (5) defends during the first quarter at Capital …

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Thunder's George takes Butler's side in dispute

Oklahoma City’s Paul George says he can somewhat relate to the situation involving shooting guard Jimmy Butler and the Minnesota Timberwolves, and George has a message. FILE PHOTO: Apr 25, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) drives past Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) for the …

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NFL notebook: 'We believe in Eli,' Giants coach says

New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur told reporters Friday that the team is not considering benching quarterback Eli Manning. Oct 11, 2018; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) walks off the field after a 34-13 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory …

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Pepperell powers to three-shot lead at British Masters golf

(Reuters) – Eddie Pepperell mastered windy conditions to set the clubhouse target on day two of the British Masters with a three-under-par 69 at Walton Heath Golf Club in Surrey on Friday. Golf – European Tour – British Masters – Walton Heath Golf Club, Walton-on-the-Hill, Britain – October 12, 2018 …

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Speed queen Vonn to retire at end of season

(Reuters) – Lindsey Vonn, widely regarded as the greatest female ski racer of all-time, will retire from competition following the 2018-19 season even if she fails to break the record for World Cup wins, the American said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Pyeongchang, South Korea – February 21, 2018 – Bronze …

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MLB notebook: Cubs fire hitting coach Davis

The Chicago Cubs have fired hitting coach Chili Davis after one season, according to several media reports, after the team’s offensive production faltered in the second half of the season. FILE PHOTO – New York Yankees batter Chili Davis swings on a second inning home run off Boston Red Sox …

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