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New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

Road to 2020 Summer Olympics starts in Boston

Track stars Sydney McLaughlin, Emma Coburn, and Donavan Brazier to compete at New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday. 2 minutes ago

Australian Open

Karolina Pliskova, Belinda Bencic latest to fall at Australian Open

Pliskova, a semifinalist last year, lost to 30th-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in a match lasting almost 2½ hours.

US Figure Skating Championships

Gracie Gold skates to 12th place — and a standing ovation at US Championships

Gracie Gold, the Newton, Mass., native, has had her career derailed by her struggle with mental illness.

FRIDAY’S SPORTS LOG

Former Astro Dallas Keuchel apologizes for team’s sign-stealing scheme in 2017

Now with the White Sox, the veteran lefthander said the controversy was a little blown out of proportion, but he admitted it was wrong.

GOLF ROUNDUP

Ryan Palmer fires 62; Tiger Woods falls six shots back at Torrey Pines

Palmer made 11 birdies on the North Course to build a two-shot lead over Brandt Snedeker in the Farmers Insurance Open.

MGM believes its sports wagering approach is a good bet

The company emphasizes an overall entertainment experience — mixing sports with music, theater, and food.

Figure Skating

Bradie Tennell tops in women’s short program at US Figure Skating Championship

Boston’s Gabriella Izzo, last year’s junior champion, was sixth Thursday in the women’s short program.

Tennis

Rising star Coco Gauff upsets defending champ Naomi Osaka at Australian Open

Gauff, who is 15, became the youngest player in the professional era to eliminate the reigning women’s champion.