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Ash Barty won the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup by defeating Danielle Collins in the final of the Australian Open.

Second-set comeback propels top-ranked Ash Barty to Australian Open women’s title

Barty defeated Danielle Collins on Saturday and ended a 44-year drought for Australian women at their home Grand Slam tournament. 1 hour ago

SPORTS LOG
Danielle Kang has taken up residence at the top of the leaderboard during the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rico and is giving no indication of leaving.

Danielle Kang takes share of Gainbridge LPGA lead to keep momentum going

A winner in the season opener in Orlando last week, Danielle Kang birdied her final two holes Friday for a 4-under 68 to catch good friend Lydia Ko (70) in the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rico.

Australian Open
Daniil Medvedev has to regain his composure after his angry outburst in the second set of a semifinal against Stefanos Tsitsipas but he went on to win in four sets.

Rafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev will chase history in Australian Open final

Nadal advanced to the final in Australia for the sixth time with a win against seventh-seeded Matteo Berrettini.

Bob Ryan
College sports coasted along for decades proudly proclaiming to be an “amateur” pursuit.

A rapidly changing landscape means college sports will be in chaos even after COVID passes

When the pandemic cloud lifts, we will be confronted with a radically different college sports world than the one that we who happen to love college sports have been accustomed to.

Dan Shaughnessy
Will Patrick Mahomes (left) get a Super Bowl rematch with Jimmy Garoppolo and the 49ers?

Let’s take a closer look at each potential Super Bowl matchup, and other thoughts

The most likely matchup is Chiefs-Rams, which would give us subplots of small market vs. big market, Old Andy Reid vs. young Sean McVay, and Gates Bar-B-Que vs. Ivy By the Shore.

Tennis
Rafael Nadal won the Australian Open in 2009.

Rafael Nadal can make history in the Australian Open men’s final, but Daniil Medvedev stands in the way

While Nadal can become men's tennis's leader in Grand Slam victories with a win, Medvedev also can make history in the Australian Open title match.

Sports Log
Evander Kane should be back on the ice soon.

Evander Kane to join Oilers after being cleared of COVID-19 protocol violation

The San Jose Sharks terminated Kane’s contract earlier this month, citing breach of contract.

NFL
The 2002 Topps Finest X-Fractor card of Tom Brady is expected to draw six figures.

Rare Tom Brady card from first Super Bowl year to be auctioned

Brady's signed rookie card sold for $2.25 million last year and that was topped a few months later with another signed rookie card at $3.1 million.