| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals Thursday at Montreal, waiting out a brief rain delay to beat Lucie Safarova, 7-5, 6-4.
On Friday, Williams will play Caroline Wozniacki, a 6-1, 6-0 winner over American qualifier Shelby Rogers....
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:10 PM
7 a.m. Soccer: Exhibition: Borussia Dortmund at Liverpool.--NBCSN
9 a.m. NFL preseason: Green Bay at Tennessee (d.).--NFL Net.
9 a.m. Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--NNPS
10 a.m. ...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:56 PM
7 a.m. Golf: European Masters third round (in Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland).--Golf
8 a.m. Motorsports: Formula One Italian Grand Prix qualifying(in Monza).--NBCSN
8:30 a.m. Highlights: North Carolina football.--MASN
9 a.m. Talk: Sports...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:31 PM
— The question buzzing around the men's quest for the U.S. Open tennis title here is a two-parter.
Is Roger Federer, at 33, young enough and spry enough and fit enough and still good enough to win another major; or, is Novak Djokovic still just...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Finally, Gwen Stefani’s third child, 6-month-old Apollo Bowie Flynn, has made his debut. And, boy, is he cute.
The singer turned fashion designer brought him out to play on Thursday at the 2014 U.S. Open where Roger Federer of Switzerland was...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 7:50 PM
The glamour match, Maria Sharapova and Caroline Wozniacki, took center court Sunday, each player seeking to further her fame, fortune and happiness. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, match and tournament over, had already found hers.
Happiness, that is. Certainly...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 8:03 PM
In the heat and grind of the U.S. Open here Monday, Andy Murray took a step closer to being Andy Murray again.
He won a match that demanded a deep dig into his inner psyche. Giving his all, staying the course, gutting it out — all those coach-...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:15 PM
A couple of items in a record book brought a real jolt the other day.
One reminded that this was the 45th anniversary of Rod Laver's second calendar Grand Slam, 1969. He also won all four majors — the Australian, French, Wimbledon and U.S. Open...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:08 PM
Roger Federer, long a tennis deity for millions of fans, had his own resurrection here Thursday night. It was witnessed first-hand by more than 23,000 people and by millions more on TV.
For nearly 2 1/2 hours, one of the biggest stars in the history...
| Sep 15, 2014
Brad Keselowski used a three-wide pass of Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick to win the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. The victory automatically advances Keselowski into the second round...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 6:00 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Marin Cilic completed a sensational set of semifinal shockers by upsetting 17-time grand slam winner Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the final of the U.S. Open.
Croatian 14th seed Cilic's opponent in Monday's final...