Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Even before Serena Williams set foot in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night, her path through the U.S. Open to complete a true Grand Slam became a lot easier thanks to losses by other top women.
Two-time champion Rafael Nadal survived a scare at the hands of Croatian teenager Borna Coric to reach the U.S. Open second round on Monday.
St. Louis' Jason Heyward hit a two-run double in the seventh inning to key a five-run rally that lifted the Cardinals to an 8-5 win against Washington on Monday, pushing their lead in the National League Central division back out to five games.
With a dominating drive on a day worth double points, Scott Dixon once again proved he is one of the greatest IndyCar drivers in open-wheel history.
Tokyo Olympic organizers on Tuesday decided to scrap the logo for the 2020 Games following another allegation its Japanese designer might have used copied materials.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Manchester United's early-season problems at both ends of the pitch were exposed in a 2-1 loss at Swansea on Sunday that ended its unbeaten start in the Premier League.
Bradley Wright-Phillips scored two goals and set up another to lead the New York Red Bulls past D.C. United 3-0 in in Major League Soccer on Sunday.
Jorge "Koke" Resurreccion, Gabi Fernandez and substitute forward Jackson Martinez scored a goal each as Atletico Madrid defeated Sevilla 3-0 on Sunday to win its second game in a row and keep pace with Barcelona atop the Spanish league.
Jake Arrieta pitched the sixth no-hitter in the major leagues this season and second against the Dodgers in 10 days as the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday.
With more than 42,000 fans cheering against them, the Tokyo players found themselves down eight runs in the first inning of the Little League championship game against Lewisberry, Pennsylvania.