• Serena Williams beats Angelique Kerber to win Wimbledon, earn 22nd major title
Serena Williams beats Angelique Kerber to win Wimbledon, earn 22nd major title

She played really well and every single point I really had to work for and nothing was given to me so it made for a really good match. There's no question she was best on the court Saturday, avenging her loss to Kerber in the Australian Open final in January.

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  • Nintendo surges to hit six-year high, Pokemon GO hits United Kingdom market
Nintendo surges to hit six-year high, Pokemon GO hits United Kingdom market

Contrary to the stereotype of a solitary game player glued to a display in a room, Iwata believed everyone is a child-at-heart, eager to go outside and play, interacting with the world and other people. Ok, so we understand that you're supposed to catch Pokemon . Meanwhile, in western Pennsylvania, one woman told a local TV station that her 15...

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  • Man Utd to pay Schweinsteiger £14m, as PSG eye midfielder
Man Utd to pay Schweinsteiger £14m, as PSG eye midfielder

The World Cup and Champions League victor did little in France to convince Jose Mourinho that he is worth a place in his remodelled Manchester United squad, and the Red Devils hierarchy will have a tough decision to make as to whether to release the player.

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  • Simone Biles and Gabby Douglas lead U.S. gymnastics team for Rio
Simone Biles and Gabby Douglas lead U.S. gymnastics team for Rio

Douglas' life has been filled with distractions since winning Olympic gold in London, the latest being this weekend when she unexpectedly changed which one of her coaches is with her on the floor at competitions. "It was such a relief because it was so nerve-wracking", she said . "We have nine days of training camp, which is long, and we really ...

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  • Ranieri banks on Ahmed Musa
Ranieri banks on Ahmed Musa

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri is nearly certain attacker Riyad Mahrez will stay with the Premier League champions. The Nigeria worldwide, who cost the Foxes £16 million, was unveiled on Tuesday and has joined up with his new team-mates in Austria for pre-season training.

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  • Rosberg demoted to third following radio penalty, Mercedes set to appeal
Rosberg demoted to third following radio penalty, Mercedes set to appeal

El británico Lewis Hamilton conduce su Mercedes para ganar el Gran Premio de Gran Bretaña de la Fórmula Uno en el circuito de Silverstone , Inglaterra, el domingo 10 de julio de 2016. The Mercedes driver, who led every lap from pole position, described it as "a flawless weekend". "I feel like I would have won in China and Russian Federation ...

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  • Hassan Whiteside Won't Meet With LA
Hassan Whiteside Won't Meet With LA

Vice president Pat Riley said Whiteside was the team's top priority even as talks with 34-year-old shooting guard Dwyane Wade fell apart late last week. Wade took a one year, $20 million contract last season. And when the Mavs met the Heat before Game 4 of the 2011 NBA Finals, LeBron James and Wade were videotaped mocking and coughing and laugh...

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  • Sore winners: Red Sox hold off Rays despite injuries to two starters
Sore winners: Red Sox hold off Rays despite injuries to two starters

Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Steven Souza Jr. drops the ball at the wall for an error on a hit by Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts during the fifth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston , Saturday, July 9, 2016 . "You don't want Craig Kimbrel to go out there and alter his delivery and be in a position where he hurts his knee more b...

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  • Justin Tucker: Justin Tucker's agent confirms 2017 threat
Justin Tucker: Justin Tucker's agent confirms 2017 threat

On Thursday, it was reported that Tucker was " frustrated " with long-term contract negotiations, and that he had vowed not to re-sign with Baltimore after his franchise tag expired if they couldn't reach an agreement on a new deal. The Ravens must see the big picture and make a deal with one of their most dependable and irreplaceable players. In...

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  • Garmany are favourites says France's goal hero Giroud
Garmany are favourites says France's goal hero Giroud

As the first half drew to a close, Iceland were 4-0 down. After beating the Netherlands to a place in France during qualifying, coach Lars Lagerback led the team through a hard group before masterminding a shock victory over England in the round of 16 as Iceland set up a quarter-final with France .

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  • Nico Rosberg hit with radio rap at British Grand Prix
Nico Rosberg hit with radio rap at British Grand Prix

The penalty was handed to Rosberg after stewards determined that radio instructions handed to the driver late in the race to deal with gearbox trouble constituted tips on how to drive the auto, breaching the regulation that the driver must drive the vehicle alone and unaided.

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  • Ohio's Kasich to speak at NAACP gathering, Trump skipping it
Ohio's Kasich to speak at NAACP gathering, Trump skipping it

Looks like everyone's got a good handle on things over there. Ted Cruz in the primary and had kept his position closely guarded, gave an impassioned plea for delegates to be free to vote for whomever they chose, citing the importance of rights to the GOP and criticizing the Trump campaign for what he called steamrolling the nomination.

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  • Mickelson continues to lead British Open after completing second round
Mickelson continues to lead British Open after completing second round

Golf Channel and NBC are making their Open Championship debut this week at Royal Troon, and it's the first time ever at a major for Golf Channel. He made a tremendous up-and-down from a deep bunker at the 17th to save par. It was here at Troon in 2004 that Mickelson said he first grasped what it takes to play British Open golf .

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  • Manchester United face Paul Pogba's signing deadline
Manchester United face Paul Pogba's signing deadline

It's been claimed by Guillem Balague that the Juve ace's move to Man United is effectively a 'done deal' , but Raiola has suggested that the rangy midfielder may elect to stay in Turin and sign a new contract . Pogba shares an agent, Mino Raiola, with new United signings Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. "[Madrid] are European champion...

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  • Louis Oosthuizen makes an ace in British Open first round
Louis Oosthuizen makes an ace in British Open first round

Starting the final round two shots behind leader Peter Hanson, Oosthuizen vaulted into the lead in incredible fashion with the first albatross on the 575-yard second in Masters history, his four-iron approach from 253 yards curling round from the front of the green and dropping into the hole.

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  • Breanna Stewart calls for equality in women's sports at the ESPYS
Breanna Stewart calls for equality in women's sports at the ESPYS

This was Stewart's third try for the title. Stewart used her speech to comment on the disparity in media coverage for professional female athletes. She is the early favorite for the 2016 WNBA Rookie of the Year award, as chosen in the annual WNBA General Managers survey published at the start of the season.

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  • French Prime Minister On Nice Terror Attack
French Prime Minister On Nice Terror Attack

Wassim Bouhlel, a Nice native who spoke to the AP nearby, said that he saw a truck drive into the crowd. His ex-wife was held for questioning on Friday, Molins said. "We must work with France and our partners around the world to stand up for our values and for our freedom", she said. "I admit, as I went to bed last night I was thinking that i...

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  • Rory McIlroy rips Olympics in British Open presser
Rory McIlroy rips Olympics in British Open presser

Fourth-ranked McIlroy said he did not feel as though he was letting his sport down. On Tuesday, McIlroy defended his decision to skip out on the Olympics, implying that Olympic golf doesn't matter and that he has no responsibility to grow the game, in addition to his concerns about the Zika Virus.

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  • Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams Sweeps Aside Elena Vesnina To Reach Final
Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams Sweeps Aside Elena Vesnina To Reach Final

There were seven breaks of serve in an eventful first set , with both players showing signs of nerves on Centre Court. She dropped only three points on serve in an embarrassingly one-sided 48 minutes in Thursday's first semi-final - crunching down one 123mph delivery that topped the women's speed charts at this year's tournament.

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  • Al Horford announces he's going to sign with the Celtics
Al Horford announces he's going to sign with the Celtics

The deal, including the Hawks' rights to Prince, can not be announced officially before the free-agent moratorium ends on Thursday. Give yourselves a pat on the back, Celtics fans: You just helped recruit Al Horford to Boston. The high-energy forward has made the playoffs seven times with the Bulls and Heat. Restricted free-agent Shane Pri...

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