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Djokovic At The Double As Former U.S. Open Champs Advance

Djokovic At The Double As Former U.S. Open Champs Advance

By Rebecca Bryan New York (AFP) -- Novak Djokovic wasted no time in seeing off Argentinian challenger Diego Schwartzman as four former U.S. Open champions reached the second round ...

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Djokovic, Sharapova Set To Shine In New York

Djokovic, Sharapova Set To Shine In New York

By Rebecca Bryan New York (AFP) -- World number one Novak Djokovic, seeking to consolidate his Wimbledon win, is one of four former champions in action Monday on the first day of ...

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Swim Star Phelps’ Form Suggests Olympics Story Not Over

Swim Star Phelps’ Form Suggests Olympics Story Not Over

By Robert Smith Gold Coast (Australia) (AFP) -- Michael Phelps showed he could be on track for even more Olympic glory after making a winning return to international competition j ...

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Chris Kluwe, Vikings Finalize Settlement To Avert Lawsuit

Chris Kluwe, Vikings Finalize Settlement To Avert Lawsuit

By Master Tesfatsion, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS -- The Vikings and their outspoken former punter, Chris Kluwe, have settled their differences after a seven-month batt ...

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Park Retains LPGA Championship Crown With Playoff Win

Park Retains LPGA Championship Crown With Playoff Win

Pittsford (United States) (AFP) -- Park In-Bee downed Brittany Lincicome with a par at the first playoff hole to win a second-straight LPGA Championship title. The South Korean st ...

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Nadal To Miss U.S. Open Due To Wrist Injury

Nadal To Miss U.S. Open Due To Wrist Injury

Madrid (AFP) -- Reigning champion Rafael Nadal will miss the U.S. Open later this month due to a right wrist injury. "I am very sorry to announce I won't be able to play at this y ...

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Appeals Court Denies Sterling Bid To Block Clippers Sale

Appeals Court Denies Sterling Bid To Block Clippers Sale

Los Angeles (AFP) -- A California appeals court rejected Donald Sterling's last-ditch bid to scupper the sale of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft chief executive ...

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Is Andrew Wiggins The Next Big Thing In The NBA?

Is Andrew Wiggins The Next Big Thing In The NBA?

By Kent Youngblood, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) They were at the NBA rookie symposium recently, ready to pose for a photo shoot, when it just happened. An impromptu slam-dunk conte ...

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NASCAR Stewart Probe Shows ‘No Criminal Behavior’: Police

NASCAR Stewart Probe Shows ‘No Criminal Behavior’: Police

New York (AFP) -- U.S. police have found "no criminal behavior" on racing driver Tony Stewart's part but will continue their probe into the bizarre incident in which he struck and ...

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