San Francisco lefty Matt Moore lost his no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth inning on a soft, clean single by Corey Seager as the Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 in Major League Baseball on Thursday.
A gleaming new retractable roof is the crown jewel in a US$600 million U.S. Open makeover that bets big on tennis as the sport enters a transition period.
The U.S. Open is investing US$600 million to upgrade its grounds in Queens where the season's final Grand Slam event gets under way on Monday. Here are other key dates in the history of the tournament:
Serena Williams Seeded: 1 Age: 34 Country: United States
Two-time defending champion Petra Kvitova needed just an hour Thursday to beat Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-1 and move into the semifinals of the Connecticut Open, despite suffering from a cold.
Novak Djokovic Seeded: 1 Age: 29 Country: Serbia
New Spain coach Julen Lopetegui on Friday left out veteran captain Iker Casillas, the country's most-capped player, from his first squad as manager for upcoming internationals against Belgium and Liechtenstein.
A month before his 20th birthday, Frenchman Esteban Ocon will make his Formula One debut for the Manor team at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix.
Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski, who took silver at the Rio Olympics, said that he auctioned off his medal this week to fund treatment for a three-year-old boy struck with cancer.
Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.