Unseeded American Amanda Anisimova upset defending champion Naomi Osaka, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (10-5), in the third round of the Australian Open.
Driving the news: Anisimova, 20, saved two match points and had 46 (!) winners to Osaka's 21. She's now 8-0 in 2022.
The Africa Cup of Nations, the third-largest continental championship in the world, has entered the knockout stage in Cameroon.
State of play: African powers Ghana and Algeria (defending champs) were shockingly eliminated in the group stage, while Gambia and Comoros — two tiny nations making their AFCON debuts — are still alive.
Steuart and Tom Walton are in hot water — water brimming with kayaks, that is.
No, you will not be getting poutine at a Rays game.
What's happening: MLB has officially rejected the Rays' plan to split seasons between Tampa Bay and Montreal, a heartbreaker for team officials who spent more than two years trying to get approval for open-air stadiums in both areas, the Tampa Bay Times reports.
All of the roughly 240 American athletes going to next month's Beijing Winter Olympic Games have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, Team USA's top doctor told AP on Thursday.
The big picture: There was no vaccine requirement for American Olympians at last year's Summer Games in Tokyo, and about 100 of the 613 Team USA athletes competing in the event were unvaccinated.