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Kerber stuns Serena in Finals

Germany's Angelique Kerber pulled off a shocker in the final of the Australian Open on Saturday night, upsetting world No. 1 Serena Williams 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 to win her first Grand Slam title.

UCLA embarrasses WSU

LOS ANGELES — Junior guard Isaac Hamilton scored 22 points to help UCLA beat visiting Washington State 83-50 on Saturday evening at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, Calif.

Cohen to begin interim Athletic Director role at UW

The letter, penned by a rabid young Husky fan decades ago, has been lost to time. The inspiration that blossomed because of it has endured for Jennifer Cohen and the University of Washington.

Concussions common as awareness improves

NEW YORK — Two decades after the NFL brushed off concussion concerns as being of interest only to journalists, the issue is at the forefront of any discussion about player safety and unlikely to go away anytime soon. From the 2015 film “Concussion” about a doctor who fought the NFL’s campaign to conceal his research on the brain damage suffered by players, to a lawsuit over brain injuries that could cost America’s most popular sports league $1 billion.

Nearly $1 million in FIFA funds missing in Guatemala

ZURICH, Germany — Nearly $1 million in funds from soccer’s global governing body FIFA may have gone missing from Guatemala’s soccer federation last year, according to sources and an internal audit seen by Reuters. Dozens of soccer officials worldwide have been charged by U.S. authorities probing corruption in FIFA, in an investigation that has sent shockwaves across the sport.

Manziel investigated over possible assault

DALLAS — The ex-girlfriend of Johnny Manziel, a quarterback for the Cleveland Browns football team, was questioned by police in Fort Worth, Texas, over a possible disturbance involving the athlete, police said. Fort Worth police said in a statement that officers went to an apartment complex early on Saturday on a report of a possible assault. They spoke to Manziel’s ex-girlfriend, who described a possible disturbance between the two earlier in the night in nearby Dallas.

Segura traded to Arizona

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Brewers traded shortstop Jean Segura and minor league pitcher Tyler Wagner to the Arizona Diamondbacks in a five-player deal. Milwaukee acquired infielder Aaron Hill, right-hander Chase Anderson, shortstop Isan Diaz and cash. The money is to offset Hill’s 2016 salary.
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Prep focus: Esquivel, Long lead league-leading Wenatchee

WENATCHEE — Make that lucky number 13 for the Wenatchee boys basketball team. Playing without star Grady Miller, the Panthers didn’t miss a beat in a tidy 73-53 win over rival Eastmont in front of a packed gym Friday at Wenatchee High School.

Wild swipe a pair in Canada

LANGLEY, British Columbia — Road trips seem a little shorter when a team is able to pack a few “Ws” on the bus ride home. The Wenatchee Wild needed to clear room on their luxury bus that team owner David White purchased for them as they won their second straight road game with a 5-2 comeback win over their division foe, the Langley Rivermen, Saturday in front of 1,530 fans at the Langley Events Centre.

WVC Saturday: Knights women win again

YAKIMA — The WVC men’s and women’s basketball teams met up with the Yakima Valley Yaks on Saturday afternoon. The women’s team totally overwhelmed Yakima Valley and won its eighth straight game. The Lady Knights went a perfect 8-0 in January.
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Wenatchee sweeps rivalry night

WENATCHEE — Make that lucky number 13 for the Wenatchee boys basketball team. Playing without star Grady Miller, the Panthers didn’t miss a beat in a tidy 73-53 win over rival Eastmont in front of a packed gym Friday at Wenatchee High School.

Wenatchee wins wild affair in Surrey

SURREY, British Columbia — The last 68 seconds of the north-of-the-border contest between the Wenatchee Wild and the Surrey Eagles Friday saw one goal from each team. Fortunately for the Wild, the lamp-lighter from Brendan Harris at the 18:52 marker proved to be the game-winner in Wenatchee’s 4-3 triumph over the Eagles at the South Surrey Arena.