| Jul 31, 2014
STANFORD, Calif. So much for any rust, nerve or health factors regarding Serena Williams' return to the tennis court Wednesday night at the Bank of the West Classic. For openers, she looked pretty smashing.
Playing her first singles match since her eerie...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Thursday's inaugural Kids' Choice Sports Awards, Nickelodeon's spin-off of the annual Kids' Choice Awards, went about just as well as an event for children could. Hosted by "Live! with Kelly and Michael" host and former New York Giant Michael Strahan, the...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:05 PM
STANFORD, Calif. Even as she wobbled on the court in a frightening display that sparked worldwide attention and concern, Serena Williams kept trying to play.
"That's the fight in me," Williams said Monday, publicly addressing her bizarre exit from...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:11 PM
On a day when nearly all her body was exposed to the world, 2014 Olympic bobsled medalist Aja Evans was honing it for an attempt to reach elite status in another sport.
The 26-year-old Chicagoan is among 22 athletes, along with swimming legend Michael...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:34 AM
PARIS - Maria Sharapova again showed her resilience when she recovered from a poor start to down up-and-coming Spaniard Garbine Muguruza 1-6, 7-5, 6-1 and reach the French Open semifinals Tuesday.
The 2012 champion and last year's runner-up, who will...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:12 PM
More than ever, Andy Murray is feeling right at home in a place, and at a tennis tournament, where he is embraced like nowhere else.
And why shouldn't Wimbledon embrace him?
He won last year, after 77 years between male British singles titles at...
| May 24, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have gotten married at the Forte di Belvedere in Florence, Italy, according to reports out Saturday.
Rich Wilkerson Jr., a pastor from Trinity Church in Miami, performed the ceremony after Bruce Jenner walked Kim down...
| May 25, 2014
| 7:45 PM
FLORENCE, Italy — The Medicis met the Kardashians here as reality TV star Kim Kardashian married rapper Kanye West on Saturday in a 16th century fortress built by the fabled Florentine family.
Kardashian, 33, wore a Givenchy dress to wed before...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:29 AM
PARIS - It wasn't easy and at times it wasn't pretty, but Maria Sharapova turned up the heat over three sets against up-and-coming Canadian Eugenie Bouchard on Thursday to reach her third consecutive French Open final.
For a time, the woman being...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Thursday's women's semifinals at Wimbledon will not trigger great name recognition from the general fan. Maybe even the ardent tennis fan.
Newcomers are beginning to emerge in tennis, and this year's women's bracket is no exception.
Two barely twenty-...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Staid old Wimbledon got bounced on its fanny here Tuesday. Somebody sat on the spectacles and broke them. Egad. Somebody else put lowfat milk on the strawberries.
Strange things happened. The orderly became disorderly:
• An ailing Serena Williams...