Treacherous and unfamiliar challenges lie in wait as the British Open tees off at Royal Troon this week and Rory McIlroy returns to the hunt for the Claret Jug.
A look at some of the highlights from the eight games Wednesday at the Las Vegas Summer League:
Portland Timbers' Fanendo Adi #9 goes up for a header over Montreal Impact's Kyle Bekker #18 during an MLS soccer match in Portland, Oregon, Wednesday, July 13.
Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez made sure the Kansas City Royals will start at home, sweet home, if they get a chance to defend their World Series title.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday that the league might look at ways of maintaining competitive balance following Kevin Durant's blockbuster move to join the Golden State Warriors.
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce was given permission by the Premier League club to speak to the English Football Association about becoming the next coach of the national team.
A Canadian singing quartet changed a lyric in its national anthem and held up a sign proclaiming "All Lives Matter" during its pregame performance at the 87th All-Star Game on Tuesday.
Most Olympics have only one official poster. The Rio de Janeiro Games will have 13, a collection meant to showcase the diversity of Latin America's largest country.
After so much bad luck at the Tour de France, Michael Matthews believed he was jinxed. Two years ago, the Australian rider crashed days before he was scheduled to take a flight to the start of the Tour in England and had to pull out before the race.
The leader of the U.S. anti-doping effort says nothing short of removing the Russian flag from this summer's Olympics would suffice if an upcoming report about Russian doping is as damning as expected.