It's a Murray-Djokovic final...Michigan wins again...Round 2 at the Farmers Open
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The pairing is set for the men's championship match at the Australian Open. Andy Murray advanced with a 6-4, 6-7, 6-3, 6-7, 6-2 win over Roger Federer to join Novak Djokovic (NOH'-vak JOH'-kuh-vich) in Sunday's final. In 17 meetings, Djokovic has beaten Murray 10 times.
ANN AROBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan is poised to stake a claim on the No. 1 ranking in the AP basketball poll. The second-ranked Wolverines beat Purdue last night 68-53 as Trey Burke had 15 points and eight assists. One hurdle remains before the new poll comes out next Monday, a date Sunday at Illinois. Duke, the top team in this week's poll, was beaten decisively by Miami of Florida earlier in the week.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — There's a two-way tie for first place after the opening round of the PGA's Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego. Both defending champion Brandt Snedeker and K.J. Choi shot a 7-under-65 yesterday. Round two is on tap today.
MEMPHIS (AP) — In one of tonight's better matchups in the NBA, Memphis is playing host to Brooklyn. The Grizzlies enter the game 27-14 while the Nets are 26-16.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NHL season is barely a week old and Flyers forward Scott Hartnell is done for up to eight weeks. He suffered a broken foot when being struck by a shot in Tuesday's game with New Jersey. He led the Flyers with 37 goals last season and had 67 points.