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Serena has ankle re-taped in US Open doubles loss

NEW YORK (AP) -- Serena Williams took a medical timeout to have her right ankle re-taped and later double-faulted on the last two points as she and sister Venus lost in the doubles quarterfinals at the U.S. Open....

A&M jumps, FSU, 'Bama lose some support in AP poll

NEW YORK (AP) -- Texas A&M makes a big jump in the AP Top 25 after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football. Florida State and Alabama lost some support in the first poll of the regular season after close victories against heavy underdogs....

Picking the best of the worst for Ryder Cup

NEW YORK (AP) -- Graeme McDowell saw this coming nine months ago when his thoughts turned to the Ryder Cup....

Unbeaten US routs New Zealand 98-71 at worlds

BILBAO, Spain (AP) -- American players paused from their warmups to stand and face their New Zealand opponents as they performed the haka, their traditional war dance challenge....

A&M QB prefers unique nickname over Kenny Football

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- Just call him Kenny Trill....

AP Source: Watt agrees to contract extension

HOUSTON (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that star defensive end J.J. Watt has agreed to terms on a contract extension with the Houston Texans....

Sometimes even Richard Sherman needs an escape

RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- The places and ways to escape were simpler not that long ago....

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Apple says some celebrity accounts compromised

NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple says that some celebrity accounts were deliberately targeted and hacked, leading to the posting of nude photos online....

Venezuela rails against portrayal in US spy drama

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Critics have mostly ignored the new TNT spy drama "Legends," but it's creating a furor in Venezuela....

Bieber charged with assault over photo incident

TORONTO (AP) -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber faces new charges after he was arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and an ATV that led to a physical altercation involving a photographer, his lawyer said Tuesday....

Jimi Jamison, lead singer of Survivor, dead at 63

NEW YORK (AP) -- Jimi Jamison, who sang lead on Survivor hits such as "Burning Heart" and "Is This Love," has died. He was 63....

Versatile Viggo speaks French in 'Far From Men'

VENICE, Italy (AP) -- Is there a language Viggo Mortensen doesn't speak?...

Study: Action-packed TV might make you snack more

CHICAGO (AP) -- Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show....

Burning Man festival draws peak crowd of 66,000

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert....

Children's poems by Nick Cannon due in March

NEW YORK (AP) -- Nick Cannon has been keeping a notebook for much of his life, and next year we'll get to see some of the entries....

Dethroned Myanmar beauty queen blasts pageant boss

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- A dethroned beauty queen from Myanmar said Tuesday she won't return her bejeweled $100,000 crown until pageant organizers apologize for calling her a liar and a thief....

Barnes, Heigl in tune in romance 'Jackie and Ryan'

VENICE, Italy (AP) -- "Jackie and Ryan" takes viewers into an America of tough times, train-hopping and old-time fiddle music....

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