CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Michael Phelps always has a plan. Now, it's becoming a bit more apparent what he has in mind for his comeback.
BALTIMORE - California Chrome has won the Preakness to keep alive his bid to capture horse racing's Triple Crown.
IRVING, Texas - Paul Casey was scuffling midway through his second round at the Byron Nelson Championship, hoping he could do enough just to make the cut.
All of baseball is focused on a most precious 2 1/8 inches - the average length of the ulnar collateral ligament.
BALTIMORE - California Chrome has run away from the competition in five consecutive victories, winning by an average of over five lengths.
SAO PAULO - Protesters and police clashed in Sao Paulo Thursday, as demonstrations against the World Cup and rallies calling for improved public services erupted in several Brazilian cities.
BALTIMORE - If Art Sherman has one worry about California Chrome, it's the colt's health.
NEW YORK - St. Louis Cardinals chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. will lead the committee to find a successor to baseball Commissioner Bud Selig.
IRVING, Texas - Jordan Spieth was a 16-year-old amateur when he tied for 16th at the Byron Nelson Championship in 2010.
When it comes to catching largemouth bass we are all guilty of looking for the latest, greatest thing to come along that will assure a daily limit.
ST. LOUIS - Michael Sam sure seems ready for all the attention.
SAO PAULO - It's all coming down to the final 30 days.
BALTIMORE - No matter what scenario he's thrust into, California Chrome usually finds a way to make the adjustment.
NEW YORK - Michael Sam waited and waited. Hours passed, rounds came and went, and eventually, there were only eight more picks left on the third and final day of the NFL draft.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Martin Kaymer and Jordan Spieth are having a blast at The Players Championship - one because he's playing good golf again, the other because that's all he's been doing.
SAO PAULO - Tim Howard left a lasting impression on Americans from coast to coast - and fans around the world, really - for his incredible, improbable saves in the loss to Belgium in extra time that sent the U.S. home from the World Cup to a country captivated.
LONDON - The silence at Centre Court made abundantly clear that Andy Murray's time as Wimbledon champion was coming to a close.
Tiger Woods back on the golf course is a big deal.
SALVADOR, Brazil - They captured the hearts of America - from coast to coast, big towns and small, all the way to the White House.
LONDON - For the third year in a row, Rafael Nadal made an early exit from Wimbledon after a stunning loss to a player ranked 100th or lower.
This week always brings back some unpleasant memories. I know that Independence Day evokes thoughts of America's newly won freedom for most people but for me it is a reminder of a different war that was bitterly contested on American soil in the 1960's. Sadly it was brother against brother and friend against friend.
SAO PAULO - Angel Di Maria scored deep into extra time Tuesday to give Argentina a 1-0 win over Switzerland and a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.
RIO DE JANEIRO - Nigeria and Algeria made World Cup history for Africa and now leave with their heads held high.
Sonny Vaccaro already feels like a winner, no matter how a federal judge rules in the antitrust lawsuit he helped bring against the NCAA.
PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius was not suffering from a mental illness when he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and was able to understand the wrongfulness of what he had done, according to psychiatric reports submitted Monday at the Olympic athlete's murder trial.
LONDON - As the rain at Wimbledon wreaks havoc with the schedule, and players start to complain, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic have found little reason to worry about the weather.
SAO PAULO - The last time the U.S. played in a World Cup in Brazil, just one American reporter was on hand, using vacation time and paying his own way.
RECIFE, Brazil - Costa Rica beat Greece in a penalty shootout Sunday to reach the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time after defending desperately with 10 men for nearly an hour.
LONDON - The so-called "Big 4" who have won 35 of 37 of the past Grand Slam singles titles - Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Roger Federer - are all around for the second week at Wimbledon, joined by the new major winner on the block, Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka.
BETHESDA, Md. - Justin Rose has won enough times on the strongest golf courses to appreciate how one mistake can make a difference.