Roger Federer was not about to let this feel-good story spoil his own Wimbledon. The seven-time champion -- perhaps the greatest player of all time -- showed little mercy Wednesday against Marcus Willis, a 772nd-ranked British qualifier who had never won a tour-level match until this week and has captivated the home nation with his improbable run.
Philadelphia manager Pete Mackanin wasn't sure what to say after a wild game that included 32 hits, 17 runs, great plays and bizarre sequences.
A Chinese businessman has bought a minority stake in the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves, his company and the league said, after taking over Spanish La Liga football team Granada in a 37 million euro deal earlier this month.
Sugar Rodgers had a career-high 30 points and helped the New York Liberty rally to give the Minnesota Lynx their third straight loss, 95-92 in overtime on Wednesday night.
Michael Phelps took another step toward a last Olympic hurrah on Tuesday as 2012 gold medalists Missy Franklin and Matt Grevers failed to qualify at the U.S. swimming trials for the Rio Games.
Pat Summitt put women's basketball on her back, breaking down barriers with her indomitable spirit and demanding respect for female athletes on her way to becoming the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history.
High-profile English Premier League players such as England captain Wayne Rooney could be targets for the cash-rich Chinese Super League, a leading Chinese sports event organizer said Tuesday.
Buddy Ryan took a back seat to no one. Neither did his fierce defenses that won two Super Bowls.
Iceland's soccer Vikings fought back from a goal down to beat England 2-1 at Euro 2016 in one of the biggest shocks in the sport's history that forced the immediate resignation of England manager Roy Hodgson.
Texas wrapped up a 9-6 victory over the New York Yankees at 2:44 a.m. Tuesday in front of around 100 fans following a long rain delay, and maintained its 10-game lead in the American League West division.