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.
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Baylor's spread offense is spreading and making opposing defenses sick.
BEREA, Ohio - It's all in front of Johnny Manziel: The chance to silence the critics and prove he belongs in the NFL. On Sunday ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - All those doubters who kept saying that Peyton Manning was washed up, that his arm strength was depleted and his drive for ...
LAKE FOREST, Ill. - The best remaining players on the PGA Tour are north of Chicago for the third straight tournament that features an $8.25 ...
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Rutgers has suspended football coach Kyle Flood for three games and fined him $50,000 for contacting a faculty member over ...
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Jeremy Johnson and the Auburn Tigers were being inundated with praise not too long ago.
NEW YORK - For Serena Williams' first 26 matches at major tournaments in 2015, no deficit was too daunting, no opponent too troublesome, no victory too ...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference remains flush with tailbacks.
NEW YORK - Roger Federer is back in the semifinals of the U.S. Open for the 10th time. To get back to his first final ...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots' fourth Super Bowl banner will be unveiled at Gillette Stadium on Thursday night.
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 ...