NEW YORK (AP) — The year's last Grand Slam tennis tournament gets started with quite a matchup: Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova are scheduled to face each other at the U.S. Open for the first time.
Monday, August 26, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger needed three short series to show he's ready for the regular season, even though he wasn't happy the Steelers didn't score earlier.
Sunday, August 25, 2019
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — For the second straight day, a line drive found the glove of Louisiana shortstop Stan Wiltz and a dogpile ensued in the infield at Lamade Stadium. Stan was fine with all that.
NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Donaldson and Dallas Keuchel were playing T-ball back in the days when Chipper Jones and the Atlanta Braves began tormenting the New York Mets.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Defense has been Florida's identity for a dozen or so years, with the team developing more talent on that side of the ball and watching one successful coordinator after another leave for head coaching jobs.
LONDON (AP) — With VAR in its third weekend in the Premier League, Manchester City and Tottenham now know just how high the threshold is for penalty calls to be overturned by video reviews.
PARIS (AP) — Usain Bolt's absence may feel like a giant void for fans, including IAAF President Sebastian Coe, when the world athletics championships begin next month.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police say six people injured by debris from a lightning strike at the Tour Championship have been treated and released.
ATLANTA (AP) — Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said.
Saturday, August 24, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Feleipe Franks was clutch one minute and confused the next, showing the kind of inconsistency that got him benched five times in two years.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the sellout crowd at Dodger Stadium hanging on his every pitch, Kenley Jansen found himself in a jam. Bases loaded, one out, and Los Angeles clinging to a one-run lead over the Yankees in the ninth.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Trainer Shug McGaughey walked into Saratoga Race Course stoked for the 150th running of the Travers Stakes. Code of Honor validated those feelings.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Louisiana's Reece Roussel had a two-run single that broke the Little League World Series tournament record for hits with 15. At the time, it seemed like a footnote.
LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say the son of a former NFL lineman wanted on murder charges in Minnesota for the shooting of his parents was arrested Saturday in Mexico.
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Christopher Bell knows he must master the art of road course racing to make the jump to the next level of NASCAR, even if it might never be his favorite kind of track.
Sprinter Christian Coleman faces a Sept. 4 hearing at which he'll try to avoid a doping suspension after allegations he failed to provide authorities with his whereabouts so he can be tested for performance enhancers.
NEW YORK (AP) — During a break in practice two days before opening his U.S. Open title defense, Novak Djokovic pulled off his blue shoe and white sock so a trainer could look at his right foot.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Pitcher Curley Martha hit a two-run homer to center in the fifth inning to help Curacao beat Japan 5-4 and advance to the Little League World Series title game.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he expects injured quarterback Cam Newton to return to practice "pretty soon," without giving a timetable.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — USA Basketball said Saturday that Kyle Kuzma of the Los Angeles Lakers has a left ankle injury that will keep him from playing in the FIBA World Cup.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scratching for runs while losing three straight in Oakland left the New York Yankees in a mood heading south to Los Angeles.
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Few things are powerful enough to bring people back to the scene of their greatest tragedy. For the community of Paradise that was nearly leveled by a wildfire, football is it.
NEW YORK (AP) — With Jacob deGrom and the Mets hard-throwing bullpen missing bats at a historic pace, the NL East-leading Braves were ready to win with small ball Friday night.
Friday, August 23, 2019
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have lost their bid for a combined no-hitter against Arizona on a two-out single in the seventh inning.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although the wordless billboards went up quietly this week on the streets around Los Angeles FC's Banc of California Stadium, their message to the city is loud and clear.
ATLANTA (AP) — A storm delay at the Tour Championship slowed the momentum of Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas, right when they were starting to pull ahead in the chase for the $15 million FedEx Cup.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers intend to sign center Dwight Howard after he completes a buyout with Memphis, a person familiar with the decision says.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus was declared eligible to play Friday, a year after he was suspended in the fallout from a sexual assault allegation that resulted in his acquittal by a jury at trial.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings and the NBA have announced they are taking no action against Luke Walton after not finding enough evidence during an investigation into allegations that the coach sexually assaulted a woman.