NHL roundup: Bruins nip Hurricanes in second OT 2:28am EDT

Patrice Bergeron scored 1:13 into the second overtime as the Boston Bruins defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Wednesday in the first game of their Eastern Conference first-round series in Toronto -- a contest delayed a day by one of the longest games in NHL history.  Full Article

World number one Djokovic says will play at U.S. Open 8:37am EDT 

BELGRADE (Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic will compete at the Aug 31-Sept 13 U.S. Open and the Western & Southern Open curtain-raiser, the winner of 17 Grand Slam titles said in a statement on Thursday.  Full Article  

Sister Act: Serena beats Venus to reach Lexington quarter-final 5:30pm EDT 

(Reuters) - Serena Williams survived another scare to beat older sister Venus 3-6 6-3 6-4 on Thursday in the latest instalment of their reluctant on-court sibling rivalry to reach the quarter-finals of the inaugural Top Seed Open in Lexington, Kentucky.  Full Article