• Is Serena Williams the greatest professional athlete ever?
Is Serena Williams the greatest professional athlete ever?

Serena also opened up on her failure to hold all four Grand Slam titles at the same time after losing at the US Open previous year. "I'm with royalty", the Wimbledon champion said panning the camera to the Kate, who smiled, before putting her arm around Sophie bringing her into the shot as the three women laughed together.

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  • Serena Beats Vesnina, Reaches Her Ninth Wimbledon Final
Serena Beats Vesnina, Reaches Her Ninth Wimbledon Final

Not since Lindsay Davenport vanquished fellow American Alexandra Stevenson 17 years ago has a women's semi-final contest been won so swiftly. The American sisters beat Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-2 on No. Fans paid £126 for Centre Court tickets on both Wednesday and Thursday. Although she missed the chance to meet siste...

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  • NFL to test computer chips in footballs in preseason
NFL to test computer chips in footballs in preseason

The NFL could also estimate how many kicks would be missed if the uprights were closer together. "The discussion has really revolved around narrowing the uprights ". "You never know", said Blandino. The NFL may have played dumb over the science of air pressure in footballs during the past year-and-a-half, but they sure seem up on advanced co...

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  • NFL to test computer chips in footballs in preseason
NFL to test computer chips in footballs in preseason

The NFL could also estimate how many kicks would be missed if the uprights were closer together. "The discussion has really revolved around narrowing the uprights ". "You never know", said Blandino. The NFL may have played dumb over the science of air pressure in footballs during the past year-and-a-half, but they sure seem up on advanced co...

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  • England vs Pakistan: After historic win, visitors flex muscles at Lord's
England vs Pakistan: After historic win, visitors flex muscles at Lord's

London-Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah on Saturday registered his name in the record books after he broke Australia's Charlie Turner's 123-year-old record for most wickets after 13 Test matches. Cook was the first to go, nicking a feather through to Sarfraz Ahmed off the metronomic Ali for 8, before Hales chased a wide delivery and was snared at...

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  • Noah Syndergaard, Yoenis Cespedes leave Mets' game with injuries
Noah Syndergaard, Yoenis Cespedes leave Mets' game with injuries

All told, it qualified as a "no news is good news" afternoon for the Mets , who had been shaken by the fact that both All-Stars had to leave Friday night's game - hours after it was confirmed that Matt Harvey will undergo season-ending surgery.

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  • Wimbledon 2016: Murray fends off Tsonga to win five set epic
Wimbledon 2016: Murray fends off Tsonga to win five set epic

The second-seeded Murray absorbed everything he could from the Centre Court faithful, using their screams and cheers to help him hold off Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6 (10), 6-1, 3-6, 4-6, 6-1 and advance to the Wimbledon semifinals for the seventh time.

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  • Union score 2 quick goals to tie Red Bulls 2-2
Union score 2 quick goals to tie Red Bulls 2-2

Philadelphia sits in second place with 29 points, while the Red Bulls are two points back in third place. "If you're not, then you can run into some trouble like we did in the first half...." The second came late in the first half. The match got even crazier in the 72nd minute when Ilsinho was shown the red card. "We played like boys, not men"....

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  • Cook: We paid the price for first innings
Cook: We paid the price for first innings

But Shan Masood was joined by Azhar Ali , as England ran through their remaining options - first-innings success story Chris Woakes, Steve Finn and Moeen Ali - to no further effect, and Pakistan reached 40 for one to establish a three-figure advantage already.

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  • Stenson outlasts Mickelson for 1st major
Stenson outlasts Mickelson for 1st major

Five-time major victor Mickelson, who won the Open in 2013 at Muirfield, started the day one behind Stenson, and finished three shots adrift at the end of play. In 2013, the Swede won the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup and the European Tour's Race to Dubai, becoming the first player to win both. The Golden Bear took to Twitter after the Stenson's three-s...

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  • Sweden's Henrik Stenson wins British Open with record score
Sweden's Henrik Stenson wins British Open with record score

Including his final round, Stenson shot -6 (!) on the 14th-18th holes during the week at Royal Troon. Troon . - Henrik Stenson emerged victorious from a titanic duel with Phil Mickelson to win the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon yesterday after firing a final round of 63 that equalled the lowest round score in major history.

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  • Prado's solo homer in 11th lifts Marlins over Phillies 3-2
Prado's solo homer in 11th lifts Marlins over Phillies 3-2

The only thing that stood in the way between Nola and a sparkling return to the rotation after a 15-day layoff was the ball he wasn't able to get out of the way of in the sixth inning of Monday night's game. • Jose Fernandez is the third fastest pitcher since 1900 to reach 500 career strikeouts, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. After Edubr...

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  • Von Miller Cashes In With Massive Deal
Von Miller Cashes In With Massive Deal

Earlier this off-season, the Denver Broncos made the decision to put the franchise tag on Super Bowl MVP Von Miller for the 2016 season. Miller gets a $23 million signing bonus and $42 million guaranteed at signing, $61 million guaranteed after the first year and $70 million guaranteed after the second year of the deal.

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  • Boston Red Sox add bullpen depth with Brad Ziegler
Boston Red Sox add bullpen depth with Brad Ziegler

Fortuitous isn't quite the right word to describe that confluence of events. Kimbrel said the injury happened when he stepped to field a ground ball in batting practice before the game on Friday night. Instead, they entered Saturday's action in third place, two games behind the division-leading Orioles, and just one game ahead of the Astros in th...

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  • Rooney desperate to impress Mourinho
Rooney desperate to impress Mourinho

And I think everyone's enjoying it. When you get a new manager, pre-season is always a little bit different because it's a new personality and new ways. "In all my previous clubs, the tunnel was connected with the bench. I've been here quite some time now and I just love the place", said the former Tottenham man, who turns 35 later in July.

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  • Darrell Issa Grills Loretta Lynch in House Hearing on Clinton Emails
Darrell Issa Grills Loretta Lynch in House Hearing on Clinton Emails

While House Republicans asked for more details about her reasoning, she repeatedly deflected those questions, even regarding basics of the case . Lynch has apologized for the incident, and insisted that the 30-minute impromptu meeting consisted mostly of small talk, such as discussing their respective grandchildren and former Attorney General Ja...

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  • Murphy carries Nationals with four RBIs against former team
Murphy carries Nationals with four RBIs against former team

They have injuries aplenty and many second-half questions to be answered. I swallow it pretty good. He said "look, the last thing that I wanted to have to do was overthrow, and I didn't feel good'". "Everything for me is starting to get together, and now I have four days off", he said. "It's part of baseball". Alderson did it, at the end of the t...

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  • Pakistan beat England by 75 runs to win first Test
Pakistan beat England by 75 runs to win first Test

Needing 283 for victory on day four, the hosts were bowled out for 207 with no man going on to make a truly telling contribution that might have underpinned a successful chase. Misbah was happy with the way his side performed in the first Test, telling Sky Sports : 'I am really proud of the team, the way that they fought and just come out and sho...

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  • Sabathia, Yanks stumble again against Red Sox, 5-2
Sabathia, Yanks stumble again against Red Sox, 5-2

Leon continues to earn himself more playing time with both his mastery of the pitching staff and his bat, recording multiple hits in five of his last seven games. "But there were times I know a year ago I would have loved to have that option, and it was not there for me". Otherwise, he controlled the game, inducing grounders and weak fly balls whil...

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  • Russian sports head Mutko at risk from doping scandal
Russian sports head Mutko at risk from doping scandal

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Monday recommended that the IOC and International Paralympic Committee should consider banning all athletes entered by the Russian Olympic Committee for next month's Rio Olympics. ARD airs second documentary with new accusations aimed at Russian and Kenyan athletes based on a leaked IAAF database with details ...

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