| Jul 30, 2014
| 11:33 AM
(Actualiza con detalles, reacción Conmebol y presidente FIFA; agrega autor)
Por Luis Ampuero
BUENOS AIRES, jul 30 (Reuters) - El presidente de la Asociación del Fútbol Argentino (AFA) y vicepresidente de la FIFA, Julio Grondona, murió el miércoles a los...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Redacción deportes, 30 jul (EFE).- El tenista español Rafa Nadal estará alejado de las pistas de 2 a 3 semanas por una lesión en su muñeca derecha, lo que le impedirá disputar los torneos de Toronto (Canadá) y Cincinnati (EEUU).
El actual n. 2 de la ATP...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:50 PM
NEW YORK — Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves and had plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:05 PM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Venus Williams won her 45th career WTA title at the Dubai Championships in a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Alize Cornet of France in the final at the United Arab Emirates.
The 44th-ranked Williams, playing courtesy of a wild card,...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:30 PM
An East Coast autograph broker said Tuesday that Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel was paid $7,500 for signing about 300 mini- and full-sized helmets on Jan. 11-12 while he was attending an event in Connecticut, ESPN reported.
The broker played two...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 3:39 PM
NEW YORK — Roger Federer, owner of 17 Grand Slam titles, the most in history, opened his U.S. Open on Tuesday with a sloppy win over Grega Zemlja 6-3, 6-2, 7-5. Federer had originally been scheduled to play Monday night but rain postponed the match....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal of Spain became the victim of the first major upset of this year’s tournament, losing on Monday, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (10-8), 6-4 to unseeded Steve Darcis of Belgium on Court No. 1.
Nadal, seeded fifth, took a...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:58 AM
A wave of injuries and upsets hit the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday, taking No. 2 seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and No. 3 seed Maria Sharapova of Russia out of the women’s competition.
Sharapova, hobbled by a hip injury, slipped...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:33 PM
Former record-setting Oscar Smith High quarterback Phillip Sims, a former Virginia starter who was declared academically ineligible to play for the Cavaliers, said he’ll transfer to CIAA champion Winston-Salem State.
The Rams were 14-1 and the...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Having not played John Isner in two years, it took Juan Martin del Potro a while to adjust to the hair-raising speed and peculiar trajectory of the 6-foot-10 American's serve.
But once del Potro figured it out, abandoning his initial strategy of fielding...
| May 24, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Looking for signs of a rebound for U.S. men's tennis? Don't look at the seedings for this year's French Open, which begins Sunday.
The highest seeded American male is Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks, who is seeded 18th.
Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for...