Serena Williams is on the brink of the grandest achievement in tennis, the single season Grand Slam, and even the leading men at the U.S. Open championships starting on Monday are cheering her on.
A man who fell from the upper deck of Atlanta's Turner Field during a Braves-Yankees game has died, the Atlanta Braves said.
The war of words between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Ronda Rousey continued Thursday, when Mayweather responded to comments Rousey made about him to TMZ Sports on Wednesday.
Sarah Palin condemned ESPN over Curt Schilling's suspension for his Internet meme comparing Muslim extremists to Nazis and also ripped the network's Las Vegas radio affiliate in a long Facebook post.
American sprinter Justin Gatlin couldn't run down Usain Bolt at the World Championships, but a cameraman riding on a Segway ran over the world's fastest man as the Jamaican took a victory lap Thursday after winning the 200-meter dash in Beijing.
Despite being born with ony one arm, Katelyn Pavey had no problem recreating the recent viral video made by Texas softball player Marisa Arriaga, who lifts a bat off the ground with her foot, bounces it behind her back, kicks a softball off a tee, juggles it and then crushes it into the woods.
Legendary Hall of Fame coach Al Arbour, who guided the New York Islanders to four straight Stanley Cup championships in the 1980s, died Friday. He was 82.
The Seattle Mariners fired general manager Jack Zduriencik on Friday after the team struggled to a 59-69 record this year in another disappointing season.
Amid a firestorm of criticism over his remarks to Rolling Stone about a healing elixir, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson on Thursday clarified what he meant.
Michael Bennett is the rare modern pro athlete who's not afraid to speak his mind.
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson took a blindside hit to the head from Packers linebacker Clay Matthews in last season's NFC Championship Game, but returned on the next series and led Seattle to an overtime win.
Former National Basketball Association star Darryl Dawkins, known as "Chocolate Thunder" for his powerful dunks and flamboyant personality, died on Thursday of a heart attack, his family said. He was 58.
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