| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:46 PM
NEW YORK — Top-seeded Serena Williams, the defending U.S. Open champion, won her opening match of the 2013 Open, 6-0, 6-1, over 2010 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone.
Williams won 24 of 30 points in the first set and started out the second...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Galaxy forward Robbie Keane on Thursday was named Major League Soccer's player of the month for August.
The 33-year-old Galaxy captain had five goals and two assists in four MLS games last month, in which the Galaxy was unbeaten with a 3-0-1 record....
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:55 PM
After a lengthy closed-door meeting with pitchers Jered Weaver, Jason Vargas and Garrett Richards before batting practice Thursday, Manager Mike Scioscia said he will not scale back the workload of the Angels starters in the final three weeks of the...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:14 AM
On April Fools’ Day of 2009, Martin Kampmann and Carlos Condit stood in the middle of the cage enduring the longest moments for an MMA fighter. After spending 15 competitive minutes trying to knock out or submit their opponent, all they could do now...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:49 PM
NEW YORK -- Venus Williams gave every ounce of effort she had in her 33-year-old body that is touched by an immune system disease and pained with back issues. She lunged for volleys and yelled in effort on big serves.
But as the three-set match crept...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 11:08 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - For Brendan Brazier it all started with a smoothie.
The former Ironman triathlete and ultra-marathon champion said he decided to change to a vegan diet as a high school athlete hoping to turn professional.
"I knew I had to improve,"...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:20 AM
WIMBLEDON -- Marion Bartoli of France overpowered a nervous Sabine Lisicki in the first set and rode out a challenge from her ponytailed German opponent in the second set to win her first Wimbledon title in her second appearance in the final.
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:30 AM
"Venus Vs.," which premieres Tuesday on ESPN, is a new documentary film that follows the career of tennis star Venus Williams and her part in the fight to make the prize money in women's tennis equal to that of men's. There is a special focus on...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Ravens veteran offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie was convinced he had assumed permanent residence inside coach John Harbaugh's doghouse.
Between frequently facing concerns about his weight and conditioning, reporting late for training camp after saying...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 6:55 AM
WIMBLEDON, England — Marion Bartoli said she took a nap shortly before playing her semifinal match against Kirsten Flipkens. Whatever dreams the lady from France had could not have been as good as the reality of her performance Thursday on...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:03 PM
WIMBLEDON -- It’s something of a cliché to discuss the obstacles that athletes have overcome to reach the pinnacle of their respective sports. Yet, if not for encountering difficulty along the way they might not have developed the determination that...