Month: February 2019

ACAPULCO, Mexico — Nick Kyrgios advanced to the Mexico Open semifinals Thursday night, following his comeback victory over top-seeded Rafael Nadal with a 7-5, 6-7 (3), 6-4 decision over Stan Wawrinka. On Wednesday night, Kyrgios, 23, overcame three match points to beat the second-ranked Nadal 3-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (6) in the hardcourt event at
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No. 1-ranked women’s tennis player Naomi Osaka has a new coach: Jermaine Jenkins. Osaka’s agent confirmed in an email to The Associated Press on Thursday that Jenkins has started working with the two-time major champion. Osaka had tweeted about “taking this moment to thank Jermaine for joining us and coming on board lol.” The move
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Colby Covington, the UFC’s interim welterweight champion, crashed Kamaru Usman‘s open workout for UFC 235 on Thursday afternoon in Las Vegas. The brash and outspoken Covington, self-proclaimed as the promotion’s “villain,” appeared in the crowd of fans with a bullhorn and yelled at Usman from a few feet away. “The real champ is here! The
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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — A year ago at the Honda Classic, Jhonattan Vegas made seven birdies all week. He’s off to a much better start this time. Vegas made six birdies and no bogeys Thursday, shooting a 6-under 64 to open a 2-stroke lead after the first round. Lucas Glover bogeyed his finishing hole
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