Chen wins sixth straight
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nathan Chen was much better than everyone else at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships on Sunday, winning the free skate with 212.63 points and scoring 328.01 in all — good for his sixth consecutive title by nearly 26 points over 17-year-old wunderkind Ilia Malinin.
Female to manage team
NEW YORK — The New York Yankees are promoting Rachel Balkovec to manager of the Low A Tampa Tarpons, making her the first woman to skipper a team affiliated with Major League Baseball, according to two people familiar with the move.
Broncos fire coach Fangio
DENVER — Vic Fangio was fired on Sunday morning as coach of the Denver Broncos after going 19-30 in three seasons.
Team president and CEO Joe Ellis, who will step down later this year, said general manager George Paton will have “full authority to select the next head coach.”
Djokovic still in detention
SYDNEY — Novak Djokovic spent a fourth day on Sunday among the unwilling occupants of Melbourne’s Park Hotel.
The tennis superstar is awaiting court proceedings today that will determine whether he can defend his Australian Open title or whether he will be deported — and the world has shown keen interest in his temporary accommodation.
Elsewhere in sports:
n Cameron Smith finished at 34-under 258, a tournament record for most shots under par, and won the Sentry Tournament of Champions on Sunday.
The Associated Press