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From the time she arrived at UConn in 1998 as a 17-year-old kid, right through two national championships as the Huskies' unflappable point guard and a couple more in the WNBA with the Seattle Storm, Sue Bird has been known far and wide as a private person.
"I actually don't consider myself that...
The last five years, Julia Goerges has been a quick exit from Wimbledon, one and done.
But after switching her coaching team last year and working with a grass court specialist, Goerges advanced to her first Grand Slam semifinal at Wimbledon on July 12, losing to seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena...
Yoenis Cespedes returned to the Mets lineup, Noah Syndergaard battled and the Yankees continued to struggle with their starting pitching and runners in scoring position as the second half of the season started with a 7-5 Mets victory in the Bronx on Friday night.
Cespedes went 2-for-4 and homered...
Jewell Loyd scored 20 of her season-high 31 points in the second half and the WNBA -leading Seattle Storm beat the Connecticut Sun 78-65 on Friday night.
Loyd, who reached 20-plus points for the second straight game, was 11 of 15 from the field — including four of Seattle's 11 3-pointers.
One run was enough for David Price and the Red Sox — but only after Boston escaped a couple of dicey jams. Price pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning and the Red Sox kept right on rolling in their first game after the All-Star break, beating the Tigers 1-0 on Friday night in Detroit. Price...
The Yankees’ cries for starting pitching help continued on Friday.
Domingo German struggled in his second consecutive start — this time against an anemic Mets lineup — lasting just 3.2 innings and allowing four runs while the Yankees’ late comeback efforts fell short in a 6-5 loss to their cross-town...
The Orlando Magic made a minor trade Friday afternoon that will net the Magic extra cash.
Orlando sent swingman Rodney Purvis to Oklahoma City and received big man Dakari Johnson and cash.
The most likely scenario is for the Magic to waive Johnson or see if another team has interest in trading...
Think it’s tough to read the greens at the British Open?
Try predicting the topsy-turvy leaderboard.
Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas — Nos. 1 and 2 in the world, respectively — missed the cut Friday, and No. 3 Justin Rose needed to make a putt on 18 to get in. Meanwhile, Bernhard Langer, who has...
Bob Clancy's selections for two graded stakes Saturday at Saratoga Race Course (Fox Sports 2, 4 p.m.):Sanford (Race 9)
Post time: 5:35 p.m.; Distance: 6 furlongs; Purse: $150,000; Forecast: Partly cloudy, high near 80.
BANO SOLO (No. 7, 6-1) won his career debut handily last month at Churchill...
UConn’s Ryan Crozier has been named to the preseason watch list for the Rimington Trophy, which honors the nation’s best center.
Crozier started for UConn as a sophomore in 2016, then again in 2017 before a knee injury ended his season after only three games. Now a redshirt senior, Crozier is one...