Canadian Gabriela Dabrowski and partner Xu Yifan were upset in three sets by Russia's Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina on Tuesday in the quarterfinal of the women's doubles tournament at the Australian Open.
Despite a valiant effort on the part of Philadelphia Police to render the city's lightposts unclimbable with slippery Crisco, a few football fans still managed to scale the poles while celebrating the hometown Eagles' big win Sunday night.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed receiver Duron Carter to a one-year contract extension Monday. The six-foot-five, 205-pound Carter, a CFL all-star last season, was scheduled to become a free agent Feb. 13.
The judge overseeing the sentencing of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar said Monday that more than 100 girls and women who had given statements so far at the five-day hearing were "sister survivor warriors."