DALLAS - U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson withdrew from the Rio Games on Friday because of concerns over the Zika virus, costing golf three of the world's top four players for its return to the Olympics after a 112-year absence.
LONDON - Serena Williams insisted she was not focused on No. 22.
CARDIFF, Wales - The Welsh capital of Cardiff came to a standstill on Friday as Wales' national team returned home to a rapturous welcome by an estimated 200,000 people after its historic run to the European Championship semifinals in France.
PARIS - Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann will meet for another title showdown when Portugal faces France in the European Championship final on Sunday, just six weeks after they contested the Champions League final.
Detroit manager Brad Ausmus wondered aloud Friday about Michael Fulmer's case for the All-Star game. Fulmer didn't make it, but his 9-2 record and 2.11 ERA certainly deserve mentioning.
CHICAGO - As if her list of accomplishments wasn't long enough already, Hope Solo has a chance to add another one on Saturday.
LONDON - There was Roger Federer, so famous for his flawless footwork, flat on his stomach, face down and motionless on the Centre Court grass after jamming the toe of his left shoe and stumbling during what turned out to be the fifth set's pivotal game in his Wimbledon semifinal.
Locked at 1-1 after one half of action at Eagle Field Thursday night, South Georgia Tormenta FC and the Tri-Cities Otters seemed to be headed to a similar result that saw the teams play to a draw in their season opener.
OAKLAND, Calif. - Kevin Durant wanted to look MVP Stephen Curry in the eye, meet Klay Thompson face to face, and find out for himself whether they truly wanted him as a teammate.
LONDON - Instead of the ninth all-Williams final at a Grand Slam tournament, there will be a rematch of another sort to determine the title at Wimbledon.
MARSEILLE, France - France is heading back to soccer's elite, and Antoine Griezmann is the man leading the way.
With just two weeks remaining in the Premier Development League's regular season, South Georgia Tormenta FC isn't ready to say goodbye to its inaugural season.
LONDON (AP) - The match, and Roger Federer's bid for a record eighth Wimbledonchampionship, essentially should have been over after a little more than 1½ hours Wednesday.
LONDON (AP) - In some ways, making it to a Grand Slam semifinal is rather been-there, done-that for Venus Williams.
RIO DE JANEIRO - Copacabana Beach is an Olympic construction site. The beach volleyball venue is going up, broadcast studios rise on scaffolding above the sand and a mammoth tent is jammed with thousands of pricey souvenirs.
CROMWELL, Conn. - Marc Leishman birdied his final hole for a 2-under 68 and a share of the second-round lead Friday in the Travelers Championship.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - With so many high-profile intersectional matchups on neutral sites, the Southeastern Conference's opening-week schedule bears a striking resemblance to a bowl lineup.
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Chris Buescher is a giant step closer to qualifying for the Chase for the Sprint Cup after notching a victory at ...
GRAYSON, Ga. - Falcons coach Dan Quinn likes what he has seen from C.J. Goodwin, a former receiver turned cornerback.
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) - Say this about Dale Earnhardt Jr. - he follows doctor's orders.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama opened preseason camp in the wake of several summer arrests and departures and with a quarterback competition still going strong.
CROMWELL, Conn. - Jerry Kelly played off the emotion of what he considers a home crowd Thursday in the Travelers Championship, shooting a 6-under 64 for ...
New Georgia Southern head coach Tyson Summers had all spring and summer to get his players accustomed to any changes that are in store for ...
RIO DE JANEIRO - Michael Phelps has a lot of memorable moments at the Olympics.
NEW ORLEANS - The Sun Belt Conference will air football and basketball games throughout the 2016-17 season on the American Sports Network. The announcement was made ...
Georgia Southern men's golf coach Carter Collins announced today that he has named Chan Metts a graduate assistant coach.
Pass-rush help for the Atlanta Falcons is on the way.
Florida quarterback Luke Del Rio walked by a large media contingent waiting around an empty chair Wednesday and thought "sucks to be that guy."
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Demaryius Thomas used the Denver Broncos' celebratory White House visit in June to deliver a handwritten note to President Barack Obama thanking ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Tony Stewart is hoping that going old school will change his luck at Darlington Raceway for his final Southern 500.