| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko has called off her engagement to Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin, R-Sport said on Monday, as another high-profile sporting romance hit the rocks.
Just two months after newly crowned British Open...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray showed another dominant display in overpowering Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut to move to the fourth round.
“It’s been a good first week, now I can rest up and be ready for Monday,” the third-...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Much had already happened Friday by the time the main focus at Wimbledon shifted to a hill, a place where personal real estate is like an acre in Malibu.
It was late afternoon. The rain that was supposed to come never did. Big fluffy clouds moved...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Much to her dismay, Li Na is familiar with this feeling.
She earns a Grand Slam championship, is heralded at home, then shows up at subsequent major tournaments and seemingly forgets how to win.
It happened in 2011, after her French Open triumph...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:42 AM
It was only a few days ago that Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki sent out wedding invitations.
Now, one of sport's glitziest power couples has abruptly split, with the golfer from Northern Ireland announcing Wednesday that he has broken off his...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:06 PM
If you are heading to the desert for some tennis viewing over the next 12 days, get ready for more of the same. In the case of the prestigious BNP Paribas Open, that's not a bad thing.
There will be some radical differences in the physical plant,...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:10 PM
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Novak Djokovic benefited from an erroneous call and claimed he didn't realize he had broken the rules. When Andy Murray walked to the net and challenged him about it, Djokovic responded with a shrug and a sheepish smile.
| Apr 6, 2014
| 1:00 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Andrea Petkovic ended a surprising week at the Family Circle Cup by winning her first WTA tournament in three years, outlasting Jana Cepelova for a 7-5, 6-2 victory Sunday.
Petkovic was once ranked ninth in the world before several...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Three athletes headed for the 2014 Sochi Olympics have made the Forbes “30 Under 30: The Best in Sports” list.
The magazine picked an elite group of athletes who boast strong personal brands along with young executives making a mark on the...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 4:26 PM
How did young golf star Rory McIlroy ring in the new year? He asked girlfriend and tennis star Caroline Wozniacki to marry him, and she said yes.
The power couple broke the news on Twitter as they celebrated New Year's Eve in Sydney, where Wozniacki...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The tee shot soars across a cold morning sky, carrying down the left side of a long par-five, leaving Rory McIlroy a good look at the green.
It is a reminder of what he can do, the talent that once carried him to the top of his sport.
The young man...