LONDON - No. 1-seeded Serena Williams overcame a surprisingly staunch challenge from 59th-ranked Heather Watson and emerged with a 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 victory in the third round Friday.
The scouting scale has been used for years to evaluate and project a baseball player's abilities, and it's a way to tell a unique version of the stars' impact on the game.
Viewership is up big for this summer's Women's World Cup with a major assist coming simply from geography.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Four years ago when Japan's players hoisted the Women's World Cup trophy, a nation rejoiced.
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - Jhonattan Vegas shot 5-under-par 65 to tie Scott Langley for the lead after the second round of the Greenbrier Classic on Friday.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - NASCAR fan Alex Lee says that if the Confederate flag was banned by the track, he'd come anyway. But it's not prohibited, so the flag remained draped at his infield campsite Friday.
It sure has been a rough first month of the season for WNBA referees.
Chris Froome is in great form entering the Tour de France while defending champion Vincenzo Nibali is not.
HOUSTON - The federal hacking investigation of the St. Louis Cardinals could take longer if high-level executives are implicated in the breach of the Houston Astros' database, according to legal experts.
DeAndre Jordan has chosen the Mavericks over the Los Angeles Clippers in what turned into a tense boom-or-bust wait for Dallas in pursuit of the free-agent center.