What should prove to be a fascinating second week of Wimbledon will begin, well before most on the West Coast of the U.S. arise for the day, with the biggest fascination.
That would be Venus versus Serena — the Williams sisters, far from their roots in Compton in their rise to a collective 27 major titles. They face off across the tennis net for the 26th time. Serena leads, 14-11.
Early risers (match...Read more
Danny Lee parred the second hole of a four-man playoff to win The Greenbrier Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory.
The South Korean-born New Zealander earned $1.2 million and became the ninth first-time winner on the tour this season.
Lee, David Hearn, Kevin Kisner and Robert Streb were tied at 13 under after four rounds on the Old White TPC course in West Virginia.
Lee and Hearn both...Read more
Tobin Heath scored the fifth goal for the U.S. in the 55th minute, erasing a Japanese tally just minutes earlier and giving the U.S. a 5-2 lead in the Women's World Cup final.
Japan's goal was actually scored by U.S. defender Julie Johnston, who has been brilliant in the tournament but is responsible for both Japanese scores today.
Johnston went up to try to head a ball out of danger but sent it the...Read more
In a rematch of the 2011 Women's World Cup final, the U.S. will play Japan at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, Canada, on Sunday at 4 p.m. PDT.
The match will be televised live on Fox and will stream live online at foxsoccer2.go.com. In addition, the match will be shown live via the FoxSportsGo mobile app, which is available in the App Store and Google Play.
The United States is the favorite after a...Read more
In ferocious winds and thunderous rain, Chris Froome and Alberto Contador managed to use the conditions to their advantage during the second stage of the Tour de France.
That gave them the early leg up on main rivals Vincenzo Nibali and Nairo Quintana.
While it's too soon for anyone to gain a decisive advantage in the race, British rider Froome and the Spaniard Contador are certainly on the front...Read more
FIFA President Sepp Blatter, who is at the center of an ongoing FBI criminal investigation, said the risk of being arrested has prevented him from traveling outside Switzerland.
"Not because the Americans have anything concrete against me, but because it would cause a public stir," Blatter told Germany's Welt am Sonntag newspaper. "Until everything has been cleared up, I am not going to take the risk...Read more