In the tweet heard round the golf world Monday, there was the world’s No. 1 golfer leaning on crutches with his left ankle encased in some Star Wars storm trooper boot.
LONDON - Serena Williams trudged slowly to the net after her 6-4, 6-3 fourth-round win over sister Venus Williams on Centre Court, and the two siblings shared a warm embrace at the end of their latest all-Williams matchup.
Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf's No. 1 player defending his British Open title.
Palace Malice resumed training over the Fourth of July weekend with a half-mile breeze at Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
PARIS - As a two-time All-Star, Steve Finley knows more than most what it takes to shine in Major League Baseball. So can he hazard a guess at whether she'll go on to become MLB's first female player?
NEELTJE JANS, Netherlands - In ferocious winds and thunderous rain, Chris Froome and Alberto Contador managed to use the conditions to their advantage on the second stage of the Tour de France.
PARIS - Bernd Wiesberger came from three shots back to win the French Open on Sunday, making five birdies on the front nine to take command as overnight leader Jaco Van Zyl faltered.
SANTIAGO, Chile - The Copa America ended with Chile celebrating a long-awaited triumph and Argentina left wondering how much longer its title drought will last.
BERLIN - FIFA president Sepp Blatter said in a Sunday newspaper interview that French and German presidents applied political pressure before the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were awarded to Russia and Qatar, respectively.
In Sydney, Bernard Tomic has been suspended from Australia’s home Davis Cup quarterfinal against Kazakhstan for his verbal attack on Tennis Australia officials, including Pat Rafter and chief executive Craig Tiley.