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Purdue erases 14-point deficit, beats No. 21 Minnesota 81-62

Purdue erases 14-point deficit, beats No. 21 Minnesota 81-62

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue guard Brandon Newman’s first-half struggles landed him on the bench to start the second half Saturday. When coach Matt Painter gave the redshirt freshman a second chance, Newman delivered like a veteran.
No. 1 Gonzaga overcomes slow start, beats Pepperdine 97-75

No. 1 Gonzaga overcomes slow start, beats Pepperdine 97-75

MALIBU, Calif. — Top-ranked Gonzaga proved again Saturday night that it might be one of the deepest teams in the country. The Bulldogs had six players score in double figures in a 97-75 rout of Pepperdine.

Canadian Rebecca Marino drops first-round match at WTA Tour event in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Australia — Canada's Rebecca Marino lost 7-6 (2), 6-3 to Italy's Jasmine Paolini in the first round of the WTA Tour's Gippsland Trophy on Sunday. The tournament is one of three warmup events for the Australian Open, which starts Feb. 8.
U.S. holds Altidore out of game citing transfer interest in TFC star

U.S. holds Altidore out of game citing transfer interest in TFC star

U.S. Soccer has opted to hold veteran striker Jozy Altidore out of Sunday's friendly with Trinidad and Tobago, citing transfer interest in the Toronto FC star. U.S.
Reed dodges controversy to share 54-hole lead at Farmers, Hadwin tied for 20th

Reed dodges controversy to share 54-hole lead at Farmers, Hadwin tied for 20th

SAN DIEGO — Patrick Reed was involved in another rules controversy Saturday in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. He also had a share of the lead with Carlos Ortiz.

Canada's Josh Palmer makes Senior Bown touchdown catch in a losing cause

MOBILE, Ala. — Texas A&M's Kellen Mond was the Senior Bowl's Most Valuable Player in a losing cause Saturday throwing one of his two touchdown passes to Josh Palmer of Brampton, Ont.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats re-sign return specialist Frankie Williams

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have signed defensive back and kick returner Frankie Williams, who was named the CFL's outstanding special teams player in 2019.

Canadian freestyle skier Lewis Irving wins World Cup aerials bronze

MINSK, Belarus — Canadian freestyle skier Lewis Irving won a bronze medal in World Cup aerials Saturday with Russia's Maxim Burov taking gold.
Former Canadian amateur boxing champion Moe Zawadi turns pro

Former Canadian amateur boxing champion Moe Zawadi turns pro

TORONTO — Former Canadian amateur boxing champion Moe Zawadi is turning pro. The 19-year-old middleweight from Barrie, Ont., has signed with Toronto-based Lee Baxter Promotions and is expected to make his pro debut early this year.

Canada's Lotholz earns monobob bronze in women's bobsled event to make Olympic debut

INNSBRUCK, Austria — The Canadian women's bobsled team continues to contend in the new event of monobob, which will make its Winter Olympic debut in 2022. Melissa Lotholz of Barrhead, Alta.