USAIN BOLT, WORLD'S FASTEST MAN, TO TRY OUT FOR AUSTRALIAN SOCCER CLUB

The sprinter, an eight-time Olympic champion, will try out with the Central Coast Mariners, the smallest club in Australia's A-League.

76ERS FOILED IN THEIR PURSUIT OF HOUSTON'S DARYL MOREY

The Sixers had strong interest in hiring Morey to replace the ousted Bryan Colangelo, but Morey could not be lured away.

 
 
 

LEN CHAPPELL, 77, COLLEGE ALL-AMERICAN AND N.B.A. ALL-STAR, DIES

Chappell led Wake Forest to the Final Four in 1962 and was the top scorer for the Knicks in 1963-64, averaging more than 17 points...

MARTINA NAVRATILOVA MAY BE RETIRED, BUT SHE STILL WANTS TO WIN

At 61, Navratilova was the oldest of the participants in the Wimbledon women's invitational doubles event. She also owns another superlative:...

 
 
 

NOVAK DJOKOVIC, BACK ON TOP, BEATS KEVIN ANDERSON FOR A FOURTH WIMBLEDON TITLE

After two years of pain and frustration, Djokovic claimed his 13th major singles title despite not having a day off between the semifinals...

MIKE BRYAN, WITHOUT HIS TWIN, WINS MEN'S DOUBLES AT WIMBLEDON

Bryan earned his 17th Grand Slam title - but his first without his identical twin, Bob. He teamed with Jack Sock to beat Raven Klaasen...

 
 
 

TENNIS COACH BRAD STINE IS BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT WITH KEVIN ANDERSON

It has been 25 years since Stine, who used to work with Jim Courier, coached a Wimbledon finalist. He will be back in the front row...

BELGIUM 2, ENGLAND 0: BELGIUM EARNS ITS BEST WORLD CUP FINISH, BEATING ENGLAND FOR THIRD PLACE

Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard each scored a goal as Belgium defeated England, 2-0, in the third-place match.

 
 
 

ESSAY: CROATIANS SAVOR THE PRESENT, BUT KEEP ONE FATEFUL FOOT IN THE PAST

Croatia is playing for the World Cup title on Sunday. It is a huge moment, maybe as big as the kick that Zvonimir Boban unleashed during...

DJOKOVIC OUTLASTS NADAL, IN A MERE 5 HOURS AND 15 MINUTES

In a match that took two days, Djokovic defeated Nadal, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (9), 3-6, 10-8, in the second-longest Wimbledon semifinal ever....

 
 
 

ANGELIQUE KERBER HOLDS OFF SERENA WILLIAMS TO WIN WIMBLEDON

By winning her third Grand Slam title, Kerber prevented Williams from tying Margaret Court's record of 24 major singles titles.

YOUTH SOCCER PARTICIPATION HAS FALLEN SIGNIFICANTLY IN AMERICA

Not having the American team in the tournament robbed officials of an opportunity to re-energize the sport among youth distracted by...

 
 
 

TO KNOW MIXED DOUBLES' PLACE IN TENNIS, LOOK AT THE PRIZE MONEY

Mixed doubles players have been left behind as singles and doubles players have successfully lobbied for steep increases in prize money...

WHY KOBE BRYANT FANS DON'T LIKE LEBRON JAMES

He's a ‘diva.' He ‘doesn't have a post game.' And he's ‘really cocky.' The Lakers' newest star has not been embraced by many Kobe devotees.

 
 
 

WIMBLEDON: KEVIN ANDERSON TOPS JOHN ISNER IN SEMIFINAL MARATHON

Kevin Anderson defeated John Isner, 7-6 (6), 6-7 (5), 6-7 (9) 6-4, 26-24, on Friday in the longest Grand Slam semifinal in tennis history.

NETS ARE TRADING JEREMY LIN TO THE ATLANTA HAWKS

Lin missed all but one game of the 2017-18 season after injuring his knee in the opener.

 
 
 

BEING ON A PRO TENNIS TOUR MEANS ACCEPTING FAILURE

Many arrive with dreams of winning Grand Slam titles or being ranked No. 1 in the world, but a vast majority will get nowhere near...

SHH, THERE'S A SUPER-SECRET WIMBLEDON BEAUTY SALON

When players need a new braid, manicure or deep-conditioning treatment, they know where to go. No fans allowed.

 
 
 

LESEAN MCCOY AND HIS FORMER GIRLFRIEND HAD HISTORY OF DOMESTIC DISPUTES

Documents show the police were called to McCoy's house three times before Delicia Cordon's friend released a photo of her battered...

THE 2022 WORLD CUP PLANTS SOME TREES AND PREPARES TO STEP INTO THE SPOTLIGHT

With Qatar next in line to host the world's most-watched sporting event, grass and trees are sprouting in the desert and scrutiny is...

 
 
 



Rams lock up Brandin Cooks with 5-year extension

Rams lock up Brandin Cooks with 5-year extension

The wide receiver, acquired this spring, has had at least 1,000 yards receiving in each of the last three seasons. Read more ...

Cardinals GM Steve Keim pleads guilty to extreme DUI, team suspends him five...

Cardinals GM Steve Keim pleads guilty to extreme DUI, team suspends him five weeks

Keim will be restricted from contacting the team during his suspension, the Cardinals said in a press release. Read more ...

Manny Machado talks with Tom Verducci about rumors claiming he will be...

Manny Machado talks with Tom Verducci about rumors claiming he will be traded to the Dodgers

Manny Machado tells Tom Verducci that he has yet to be told whether or not the Baltimore Orioles will trade him to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Read more ...

Coach Matt Rhule's Big 12 Media Day Press Conference

Coach Matt Rhule's Big 12 Media Day Press Conference

Coach Matt Rhule opened up by thanking the Big 12 and commissioner Bowlsby and congratulating Lincoln Riley for winning the conference last season. He said after his first... Read more ...

'Unfair to pin Brazil blame on Neymar' - Kaka defends PSG star from World...

'Unfair to pin Brazil blame on Neymar' - Kaka defends PSG star from World Cup critics

Questioned for his performances at Russia 2018, the superstar forward has received words of support from a fellow countryman and former team-mate Read more ...

Cowboys DE Randy Gregory reinstated by NFL after year-plus suspension

Cowboys DE Randy Gregory reinstated by NFL after year-plus suspension

Former second-round pick Randy Gregory is getting a shot at reviving his career with the Cowboys after missing almost all of the last two season while suspended. Read more ...

Manny Machado trade nears finish line with Dodgers in lead

Manny Machado trade nears finish line with Dodgers in lead

The Dodgers appear to have won the Manny Machado sweepstakes. Though exactly how iron-clad their victory is seems unclear. If nothing else, it seems to be at the finish line... Read more ...

Croatia's luck ran out with World Cup penalty call, says Dalic

Croatia's luck ran out with World Cup penalty call, says Dalic

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic said his side had run out of luck after they conceded a controversial penalty awarded by VAR in the 4-2 World Cup final defeat against France on... Read more ...

Kawhi Leonard reportedly considering Team USA minicamp

Kawhi Leonard reportedly considering Team USA minicamp

The news comes after it was reported that LeBron James will not be in attendance for minicamp scheduled next week in Las Vegas. Read more ...

Projecting the 2022 U.S. World Cup squad

Projecting the 2022 U.S. World Cup squad

After the team missed out on Russia, all eyes now turn to building a side capable of making noise in Qatar Read more ...