My dad, born and raised in the Titustown neighborhood of Norfolk Virginia, is a longtime Washington Redskins fan. So, it was no surprise that he was less than pleased when news first broke of the team's potential name change, due to public backlash.
LOS ANGELES - Carli Lloyd looked out over the cheering mob of U.S. women's national team fans and raised an arm in triumph.
This was one time Luke Donald didn't mind taking 45 minutes to play a 357-yard hole. He was on the 18th hole at St. Andrews, and the company he kept that Friday afternoon in 2005 could not have been better.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Megan Rapinoe strolled around taking selfies, occasionally sipping bubbly with her teammates and trying to balance the Women's World Cup championship trophy on her head.
LONDON (AP) - Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus - older, taller, stronger - who usually beat Serena.
LONDON - Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf's No. 1 player defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews.
HUY, Belgium - British rider Chris Froome took the Tour de France leader's yellow jersey after finishing second behind Spanish veteran Joacquim Rodriguez in Monday's crash-marred third stage, as a second straight day of chaos caused around 20 riders to fall and several to quit.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Abby Wambach remembers the date by heart: July 17, 2011.
Sunday evening, the United States Women's National Soccer Team will be gunning for its first World Cup championship since 1999. The Americans will also be out for a bit of revenge as they face Japan, which denied them the world title four years ago in the championship game.
Twice, Serena Williams stood merely two points from a loss at Wimbledon against a British opponent buoyed by a roaring, flag-waving Centre Court crowd.
LONDON - On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand - and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket.
GENEVA - The United States has submitted a formal request for Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in Zurich as part of a corruption probe that has rocked soccer's world governing body.
MANCHESTER, England - England's national teams keep finding ways to make agonizing exits from major soccer tournaments.
MONTREAL (AP) - It used to be that the U.S. women's national team was known more for its fierce attack. For the Women's World Cup in Canada, the Americans are finding success with a locked-down defense.
AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn linebackers coach Lance Thompson is still chummy with some of his former colleagues at rival Alabama. He also speaks highly of his ...
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - In his eighth year on the PGA Tour, Jason Day reached a major pinnacle of his career by winning the PGA Championship.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - The second round of the PGA Championship offered a little bit of everything Friday.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Rory McIlroy was nervous about his game. Jordan Spieth was frustrated with his putting.
NEW YORK - A federal judge put the NFL on the defensive over its four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday, demanding ...
The Southeastern Conference is the unquestioned king of college football leagues.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Perhaps the shiftiest sand trap in recent major history is now covered up by a hospitality area.
AKRON, Ohio - Jim Furyk is two rounds away from erasing a couple of bad memories at Firestone.
NEW YORK - Coaches, players and game officials will be allowed to examine video on the sideline during preseason games. There's strong thought they will ...
Thursday's announcement that a Premier Development League will be setting up shop in Statesboro next spring was exciting, to say the least. Statesboro is ...
RIO DE JANEIRO - Exactly one year ahead of the start of Rio de Janeiro's Olympics, Mayor Eduardo Paes said on Wednesday that all the ...
Grab a cup of coffee and spend some time re-living the Georgia Southern Eagles sweeping the Sun Belt Conference through the eyes of Herald Staff ...