Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down for Feb. 16, 2015 the U.S. Coast Guard. On Saturday and Sunday, the Coast Guard icebreaker Polar Star came to the rescue of the Australian fishing vessel Antarctic Chieftain, which was trapped in pack ice near its namesake continent. The Polar Star broke...
Today in sports history for Sunday, Feb. 1

...another momentum-swinging five-set final to win the Australian Open. After playing the longest match in the tournament's...sixth Grand Slam and becomes the first Spaniard to win the Australian title.2009 - Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh...
Today in sports history for Friday, Jan. 30

...Justine Henin's hopes of a Grand Slam title in her return from retirement with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 victory in the Australian Open final.2010 - Andre Miller scores a career-high 52 points, including 25 in the fourth quarter and overtime...
Today In Sports History for Thursday, Jan. 29

...victory over Lindsay Davenport in the Australian Open final.2005 - Irina Slutskaya...unseeded Marcos Baghdatis to win the Australian Open 5-7, 7-5, 6-0, 6-2...Williams, by reaching two finals at the Australian Open, breaks golf star Annika...
Today in sports history for Wednesday, Jan. 28

...Grand Slam singles title without dropping a set at the Australian Open, beating Fernando Gonzalez 7-6 (2), 6-4...first service game and falling behind 2-0, to win the Australian Open. Azarenka becomes the third woman to earn the...
Today in sports history for Monday, Jan. 26

...116-96 victory over Miami.2008 - Maria Sharapova wins the Australian Open, beating Ana Ivanovic 7-5, 6-3 for her...title with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 victory in the Australian Open final.2014 - DeMarco Murray catches a 20-yard...
2 Williams sisters, 2 Madisons into 4th round at Aussie Open

...second week of a Grand Slam, and credits her older sister with giving her the motivation to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.The Williams siblings, with 25 Grand Slam titles between them, will have a couple of Madisons joining them...
Today in sports history for Sunday, Jan. 25

...elder sister Venus 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-4 to win the Australian Open for her fourth straight major Dominika Cibulkova 7-6 (3), 6-0 in the Australian Open final to become the oldest woman to clinch the...
Today in sports history for Thursday, Jan. 6, 2015

...Aynaoui in a fifth set that ended 21-19 to reach the Australian Open semifinals. The 20-year-old American won...59 minutes - the longest men's singles match at the Australian Open since tiebreaker sets were introduced into Grand...
Sharapova saves two match points, advances at Australian Open

...Sharapova had a narrow escape in the second round of the Australian Open on Wednesday, saving two match points with big...against fellow Russian Panova, a qualifier who entered the Australian Open without a single match win at five previous majors...


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