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.
Players and team officials in the Australian Football League were in shock Friday after Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh was stabbed to death in a domestic dispute at his home. His 26-year-old son was arrested and later charged with murder.
Formula One took a first step towards a bold and radical vision for the future on Thursday when a range of proposals to improve the current sport were confirmed by the sport's ruling body, the International Motoring Federation (FIA).
For a change, Tiger Woods got off to a good start. Woods rebounded from a dismal U.S. Open with a 4-under-par 66 in Thursday's opening round of The Greenbrier Classic, four shots behind leader Scott Langley.
Friday, July 3, 2015
Houston completed a three-game sweep of the series between the American League's top teams by beating Kansas City 6-5 on Thursday, with Jose Altuve scoring the tiebreaking run for the Astros in the seventh inning.
Heather Watson insists she will never let the "cowards" who send her death threats damage her career after the British No. 1 equaled her best ever performance at Wimbledon.