Sunday, August 30, 2015
Justin Wilson was on the minds of IndyCar drivers as they got back to work on Friday less than a week after the British driver died of injuries suffered in last weekend's race.
Los Angeles Lakers President Jim Buss hinted the club would be ready to hold discussions about possibly extending Kobe Bryant's NBA career when the star's current contract expires at the end of the 2015-2016 season.
Mo Farah became the first man to win back-to-back world distance doubles when he stormed to 5,000 meters victory at Beijing's Bird's Nest stadium on Saturday.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
San Francisco's Kelby Tomlinson hit a grand slam with his first career home run to help the Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 9-1 on Thursday, tightening the race between the two teams for the National League's second wild-card berth.
The title round at the Little League World Series is flush with second chances. Pearland, Texas, hit a pair of homers in the bottom of the eighth inning Thursday night for a 9-7 victory over Bonita, California, and a berth in the U.S. championship game against what amounts to the tournament's home team.
There is no question that the most talked-about topic heading into the U.S. Open is Serena Williams' Grand Slam bid. Even if she does dominate the conversation, a certain "Big Four" of men's tennis will provide plenty to discuss, too, as usual.
Second-seeded defending champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic beat seventh-seeded Agnieska Radwanska of Poland 7-5, 6-4 on Thurday night to reach the Connecticut Open semifinals.
Second-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa beat eighth-seeded Borna Coric of Croatia 6-2, 7-6 (1) on Thursday night to advance to the semifinals in the Winston-Salem Open.
Top-ranked tennis star Novak Djokovic has a new title -- goodwill ambassador for the U.N. children's agency, UNICEF.
Verbal sparring between Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Ronda Rousey continued Thursday as the unbeaten welterweight champ laughed off the mixed martial arts star's dig at his earning power.