MASON, Ohio -- Ashleigh Barty's chance to move back to No. 1 was only one victory away. At the end of an up-and-down week, she didn't have another comeback left.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Mike Vrabel has been trash-talking with Tom Brady since the day the former linebacker joined the New England Patriots' offseason program back in 2001 as a free agent.
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The mostly empty arena rumbled with outsized excitement when Nate Diaz stepped onto the stage. The fans erupted into cheers while Diaz lit a joint and took a big drag before doing a little shadowboxing for the cameras.
NEW YORK -- In a record sale for a U.S. sports franchise, the co-founder of Alibaba agreed to buy the remaining 51 percent of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center for about $3.4 billion, two people with knowledge of the details said Friday.
CINCINNATI -- The St. Louis Cardinals scored two runs in 12 innings of Luis Castillo's first two starts against them this season, both Cincinnati wins.
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. -- The plane carrying NASCAR great Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family bounced multiple times during a crash landing and veered off the runway before ending up on a Tennessee highway, investigators said Friday.
MEDINAH, Ill. -- Hideki Matsuyama has never missed the Tour Championship since his first full year on the PGA Tour. He played Friday like he doesn't want the streak to end.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Just before he threw the first pitch in the biggest game of his life, Grayson Newman bent down on the Lamade Stadium pitching mound and swiped his finger through the dirt twice to scratch a number 11 behind the rubber.
CARACAS, Venezuela -- More than 100 boys train daily on a baseball field next to the biggest slum in Caracas, using old bats, balls and gloves in hopes of achieving the ultimate goal: a professional baseball career in the United States and an escape from Venezuela's hardship.
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. will take the weekend off from broadcasting to be with his wife and daughter after the three were in a plane crash landing Thursday near Bristol Motor Speedway.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- DeMarcus Cousins is facing rehab from another major injury, and the Los Angeles Lakers have endured their first big problem of a season with championship expectations.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The U.S. and Spain are facing off Friday night, a matchup of the two top-ranked basketball teams in the world and a possible precursor to a medal-round meeting next month at the World Cup.
USA Football is piloting the game's first long-term development program in the hopes of growing the game and catching up to other sports around the world.
Central florida again shapes up as the nation's top group of five program heading into the season. Just not by nearly as wide a margin as the last couple of years.
Central Florida again shapes up as the nation's top Group of Five program heading into the season. Just not by nearly as wide a margin as the last couple of years.
MEDINAH, Ill. -- On the range, Justin Thomas had no idea where the ball was going. Some five hours later, he had a share of the course record at Medinah.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Cardinals rookie Dakota Hudson kept quickly scraping through scoreless innings, even as his Royals counterpart was putting together a no-hit bid that was starting to set social media ablaze.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The two words that Cardinals manager Mike Shildt kept using to describe the reasons behind Jack Flaherty's phenomenal pitching success since the All-Star break were conviction and command.
LATROBE, Pa. -- Gray, rainy skies and a subdued, sparse fan turnout made for a fitting setting Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Steelers returned to practice for the first time since the sudden death of wide receivers coach Darryl Drake.
Coco Gauff will get a chance to try for an encore: The 15-year-old from Florida received a wild-card entry Tuesday for the U.S. Open's main draw.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Titans rookie wide receiver A.J. Brown said he's headed in the right direction now that he's finally participating in team drills again, even if he's still being limited in his recovery from an injured left hamstring.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Simone Biles messed around and got a triple-double. And just about everything else too on her way to a sixth U.S. women's gymnastics title.
LIMA, Peru -- Two Americans used their medal-winning moments at the Pan American Games to draw attention to social issues back home that they feel are spiraling out of control.
PITTSBURGH -- Darryl Drake, the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers who spent more than 30 years molding players at the position at the college and professional level, has died. He was 62.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans eagerly welcomed four-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Jurrell Casey to training camp, even though he didn't stick around too long past individual drills.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Patrick Reed handled the strong gusts and a Liberty National course starting to dry out with a 4-under 67 that gave him a one-shot lead over Abraham Ancer of Mexico going into the final round of The Northern Trust.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Samuel Mikulak doesn't show off the stash of medals he's earned from the U.S. men's gymnastics championships through the years. They sit in relatively anonymity in the basement of the place he shares with his girlfriend back in Colorado.
LAS VEGAS -- Make no mistake, the 17 players left in consideration for the 12 spots on the team that USA Basketball will take to the FIBA World Cup in China desperately want to play for the red, white and blue.
The Bowling Green East team, representing Kentucky, advanced to the Little League World Series on Saturday with a 15-6 win over Illinois in the Great Lakes Region Championship at Westfield, Ind.
BROOKLYN, Mich. -- NASCAR Cup Series drivers are pushing limits on the track and pointing fingers off it as tensions rise with just four races left before the playoffs.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The competition isn't the judges. Or the rest of the field. Or even the sport she's dominated for the better part of a decade. Simone Biles conquered all of them long ago.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee's wide receivers savor the opportunity to play for their new position coach because they appreciate what Tee Martin accomplished during his own playing career.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee's Senate leader says a slow start means the country's first online-only sports betting law might not see its first wager until after the fall.
ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown has reportedly filed a grievance with the NFL over a league rule that prevents him from wearing his 10-year-old helmet.