Monday, September 24, 2018

Call it a comeback: Serena Williams advances to 3rd round

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer PARIS (AP) — After playing so infrequently, it’s as if Serena Williams is starting from scratch. Sure looked that way for...

Dustin Johnson reclaims world’s top golf spot with St. Jude championship

By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Dustin Johnson is back in his spot as the world’s top-ranked golfer thanks to a...

Tigers go one way, White Sox the other

Detroit wins 5th straight while Chicago’s South Siders lose 4th straight By JOHN JACKSON Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Blaine Hardy was supposed to be a short-term starter...

Messi’s World Cup career could end with loss to Nigeria

By JENNA FRYER AP Sports Writer MOSCOW (AP) — Lionel Messi, arguably the greatest soccer player in history, has had a miserable World Cup and must...

’Game, set, match, Mrs. Williams’: Serena wins at Wimbledon

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer LONDON (AP) — Now that she’s “Mrs. Williams,” per the Wimbledon chair umpire, now that she’s a mother, now that...

Serena reaches Wimbledon final in 4th event since return

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer LONDON (AP) — Serena Williams has been saying it over and over and over: Wimbledon is only her fourth tournament...

Giants sign 2nd overall pick Saquon Barkley to contract

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have signed rookie first-round pick running back Saquon Barkley to a contract. The No. 2 overall...

NASCAR COO Phelps says sport needs to end focus on negative

By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — NASCAR COO Steve Phelps said the impending departures of Lowe’s and 5-hour Energy have shaped...

Thomas doesn’t break sweat in winning finale at Firestone

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Nervous at the start, Justin Thomas was in full control at the Bridgestone Invitational to the...

Protecting Luck is premium for Colts

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts invested heavily in Andrew Luck’s protection plan during the offseason. Now it’s time to...