Sunday, July 5, 2015
Defending champion Novak Djokovic and 2004 winner Maria Sharapova swept into the Wimbledon fourth round Friday as controversial Australian Nick Kyrgios bolstered his reputation as the next generation's brightest star.
Lionel Messi and Argentina will be chasing a first major title in 22 years Saturday when they face hosts Chile in a dream Copa America final in Santiago.
Paolo Guerrero fired Peru to a third place play-off victory over Paraguay here Friday to stay in the hunt for Copa America tournament top-scorer honors.
Clint Dempsey converted a penalty in his return from a suspension for a confrontation with a referee, helping the United States beat Guatemala 4-0 on Friday in a pre-Gold Cup friendly.
Tiger Woods made it safely to the weekend at the Greenbrier Classic, where Venezuela's Jhonattan Vegas fired a five-under-par 65 to join Scott Langley atop the leaderboard on Friday.
Jeremy Lin, the first NBA player of Taiwanese descent, said Saturday that his agent has spoken with eight to nine teams that are interested in signing him.
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Rafael Nadal's career tailspin accelerated Thursday when dreadlocked German Dustin Brown condemned him to a fourth successive Wimbledon humiliation.
Four years ago when Japan's players hoisted the Women's World Cup trophy, a nation rejoiced. Leading up to the victory in Germany, Japan had been deeply scarred by the deadly earthquake and tsunami. The national team gave the country reason to cheer, and the players were welcomed home as heroes.