• Serena Williams to face Kerber in Wimbledon final
Serena Williams to face Kerber in Wimbledon final

When Serena managed to put the first serve in the service box, it was impossible for opponents to return convincingly. "I'm zero and two for (grand slam finals) this year so I want to get at least one". The duke, who is also the president of the All England Club, will be accompanied by club chairman Philip Brook and Lawn Tennis Association pres...

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  • Edwin Encarnacion suspended one game
Edwin Encarnacion suspended one game

Reyburn. Toronto challenged the call, leading to the reversal. "I'm just trying to be myself", Tulowitzki said. Tulowitzki, who has been around long enough that bobblehead days are no longer a novelty (this was No. A leadoff home run by Orioles left fielder Kim Hyun-soo in the seventh ended the shutout bid and cut Seattle's lead to 4-1. But...

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  • Orioles outlast Dodgers 6-4 in 14 innings in 36K game
Orioles outlast Dodgers 6-4 in 14 innings in 36K game

Right-hander Kevin Gausman (1-6, 3.97 ERA) will try to back up Tillman's effort when he goes to the hill on Wednesday trying to bounce back from his 5-3 loss to Seattle on July 1. LA loaded the bases in the bottom half of the 14th, but Baltimore manager Buck Showalter made a move that was a stroke of genius. Howell remained on the mound for the ...

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  • The Open Championship: Luke Donald called up as Jaco van Zyl withdraws
The Open Championship: Luke Donald called up as Jaco van Zyl withdraws

He's played in just two tournaments over the past three months, and he becomes the fourth golfer to withdraw after Billy Hurley III, Tiger Woods and Jaco Van Zyl . The 38-year-old competes in the Scottish Open this week at Castle Stuart - he is now 83rd in the world and hasn't won a competition since the 2012 BMW PGA Championship.

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  • Bolt racing to be fit for Rio after suffering hamstring tear
Bolt racing to be fit for Rio after suffering hamstring tear

Justin Gatlin has won the 100m Olympics gold medal only once. "I got a text last night". Bolt hopes the internationally renowned doctor can get him fit after a torn hamstring caused him to miss the Jamaican national championships, which serve as trials for the Olympics.

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  • Euro 2016: This is France's best game so far - Payet
Euro 2016: This is France's best game so far - Payet

After the match, the players went over to the crowd to engage in one of the most iconic celebrations of the tournament - the Viking clap. "We beat them here in a friendly (2-0 in November 2015) but it will be completely different". And despite ending that run with a hat-trick on the final day and scoring for his country he was the target of some je...

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  • Michael Phelps sets stage for Olympic showdown in 100-meter butterfly
Michael Phelps sets stage for Olympic showdown in 100-meter butterfly

But he could find the bottom of the cup, including three par putts of at least 8 feet. Franklin, who returned to her original club Colorado Stars after three years at Cal, came in at 2:07.89. Ledecky hopes she can do the same for the first-timers ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics. Expect casual Olympic fans, who haven't paid attention the past four ...

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  • Kevin Durant: The right call?
Kevin Durant: The right call?

Opening the door to find Curry, they were overjoyed, including a kid who fell straight backwards and fainted, as reported by Sporting News . National Basketball Association superstar Kevin Durant has made a decision to spurn long-time team Oklahoma City Thunder to join the Golden State Warriors.

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  • Marco Estrada: Estrada (back) won't start until after ASB
Marco Estrada: Estrada (back) won't start until after ASB

R.A. Dickey, the Blue Jays starter, carved up the same Kansas City offense that shelled him in the fourth game of last October's ALCS. Michael Saunders could also join them - he's one of the final five up left up to a fan vote. Drew Hutchison will start in his place against the Tigers on Thursday. Gibbons was asked if the all-star break, in ...

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  • Anderson Silva to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200
Anderson Silva to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200

Silva is 3-0 at 205 as a light heavyweight with wins over James Irvin , Stephan Bonnar and Forrest Griffin . "It's a legacy fight", said Cormier, who will instead fight the legendary Anderson Silva in a non-title bout on Saturday night in Las Vegas.

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  • 'No gifts' for France in final - Evra
'No gifts' for France in final - Evra

Cristiano Ronaldo, accustomed to fighting with Lionel Messi for the right to be called the best player in the world, takes on a different challenger in France's Antoine Griezmann, this time for European supremacy. "We want this to be what inspires us to do it again and again". "We need some more of that". Andy King, a Premier League victor with L...

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  • Edwards in own league with Sonoma pole
Edwards in own league with Sonoma pole

The No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing machine was top-5 in both of Friday's practice sessions, sparking chatter in the garage area that Edwards was going to be one of the top contenders for the pole. It's a common complaint for drivers to declare their cars wheel hop (lock the rear tires) on one turn, but conversely, might lock the right-front tire when ente...

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  • Warriors make up a quarter of Team USA Olympic roster
Warriors make up a quarter of Team USA Olympic roster

Anthony , a Baltimore native, tweeted on Monday, "Humbled to rep #TeamUSA in my 4th Olympics #RIO #UNITE " with a picture of a U.S. jersey. Rounding out the roster are Klay Thompson, Jimmy Butler , Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Paul George, Draymond Green, Harrison Barnes and DeAndre Jordan .

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  • Lewis Hamilton tops red-flagged FP3 as Marcus Ericsson crashes at Silverstone
Lewis Hamilton tops red-flagged FP3 as Marcus Ericsson crashes at Silverstone

Topping FP1 and FP2, Lewis Hamilton is delighted that everything went their way on Friday ahead of the British Grand Prix in Silverstone . Two seasons ago, it was Hamilton who was left fuming as Rosberg clipped his vehicle and sent him crashing out of the Belgian GP, and earlier that season Rosberg crashed late in qualifying when under no pressu...

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  • Euro 2016: Poles into quarter finals after beating Swiss on penalties
Euro 2016: Poles into quarter finals after beating Swiss on penalties

Lewandowski's lack of goals is a welcome sight for Poland opponents, but a player of his quality can't be counted on to miss the target for much longer. The Bayern Munich hitman, who top-scored in qualifying for his national team with 13 goals, has yet to get off the mark in France during his four outings to date .

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  • Griezmann is as good as Ronaldo and Messi, says Sagna
Griezmann is as good as Ronaldo and Messi, says Sagna

The hosts have reached the final of their own tournament and are now 1/2 favourites to go on to lift the trophy, or a staggering 10/1 if you don't have an account with Coral . Europe will unite (including the British, for one final time) as the continent gets behind the French . "In this Euro, he's been decisive for us".

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  • With 5 Weeks To Go Until The Olympics, How Prepared Is Rio?
With 5 Weeks To Go Until The Olympics, How Prepared Is Rio?

Russian athletics continue take a beating Olympic high jump champion Anna Chicherova becomes just the latest athlete to serve ban by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for a failed drug test. The IAAF ban already allows a small number of Russians to compete at the Rio Olympics if they can show they have been based ...

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  • With 5 Weeks To Go Until The Olympics, How Prepared Is Rio?
With 5 Weeks To Go Until The Olympics, How Prepared Is Rio?

Russian athletics continue take a beating Olympic high jump champion Anna Chicherova becomes just the latest athlete to serve ban by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for a failed drug test. The IAAF ban already allows a small number of Russians to compete at the Rio Olympics if they can show they have been based ...

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  • Tony Blair is unrepentant despite a damning verdict on the Iraq war
Tony Blair is unrepentant despite a damning verdict on the Iraq war

Sir John Chilcot, former Privy Counsellor and former civil servant heading the Iraq Inquiry, published an extensive and comprehensive report on the war after spending seven years evaluating thousands of official documents, interrogating witnesses and questioning politicians, although his mission was not aimed to prosecute or recommend charges aga...

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  • Four Predictions For The Quaker State 400 At Kentucky
Four Predictions For The Quaker State 400 At Kentucky

And the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will stage the Lou Blaney Memorial on Saturday at Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio. They've each won twice, with Matt Kenseth earning the other victory in 2013. That would put him in the Chase for the Sprint Cup if he holds the position through the 26th race. "It feels good to score that victory",...

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