Serena Williams just won the US Open, but it wasn’t anywhere near as easy as we thought it’d be.
She beat No. 1-ranked Victoria Azarenka 6-2, 2-6, 7-5. Azarenka was up 5-3 in the third set and had a chance to serve for the championship.
But Serena broke her to extend the match and trounced her in […]
Sharapova says her engagement to Vujacic is off
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Gabby Douglas is America’s newest sweetheart. She’s also its newest millionaire. Her mother, however, is broke.
The 16-year-old gymnast, who became the first black gymnast to win the all-around competition last week in London, stands to make between $1 million and $3 million a year in endorsements, and has already agreed to plaster her infectious smile […]
Michael Phelps signals his three-time Olympic win in the 200-meter individual medley over rival teammate Ryan Lochte. Phelps is the first swimmer to win gold in the same event in three consecutive Olympic games.
Michael Phelps made history in his final showdown with Ryan Lochte, becoming the first swimmer to win gold in the same […]
U.S. Olympic medal winners will owe up to $9,000 to the IRS. WASHINGTON, D.C. — While 529 hardworking athletes proudly represent the United States in the 2012 Olympics, any medals and money they earn wearing red, white and blue will be taxed by the IRS. According to research done by the Americans for Tax Reform […]
LONDON – For Michael Phelps, Beijing was about perfection — and London is about history. Phelps won silver in the 200 butterfly and capped off the night by winning gold in the 4×200 freestyle relay in the London Games on Tuesday.
In the relay, Phelps had more than a two second lead when he took over as […]
LONDON — The Americans grabbed hands and backed up, eager to get a better view of the scoreboard. There really was no need. That Olympic gold medal was in the bag the minute they took the floor.
The Americans lived up to their considerable hype and then some Tuesday night, routing silver medalist Russia and everybody else […]
Michael Phelps competes in the Final of the Men’s 400m Individual Medley. (Photo: Getty Images)
(AP) — Ryan Lochte turned his much-anticipated duel with Michael Phelps into a blowout, pulling away to win the Olympic 400-meter individual medley by more than 3 seconds Saturday night. Even more stunning: Phelps didn’t win any medal at all.
After barely […]
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Triple jumper Voula Papachristou was expelled from Greece’s Olympic team Wednesday for her comments on Twitter mocking African immigrants and expressing support for a far-right party.
The Hellenic Olympic Committee said Wednesday that Papachristou is “placed outside the Olympic team for statements contrary to the values and ideas of the Olympic movement.”
Papachristou is […]
Serena Williams won Wimbledon today, beating Agnieszka Radwanska 6-1, 5-7, 6-2.
The win ties Serena with her sister Venus with five Wimbledon championships and gives Serena 14 grand slam titles in her career. Overall, the Williams sisters have now won ten of the last 13 Wimbledon ladies singles titles, and have combined for 49 grand slam […]
According to the rules of engagement the Sons of Sam only attack if you attack them first. May be for the next World Cup this needs to be changed. Go ahead and shoot from the beginning.
When General Petraeus is done with Afghanistan he may counsel Team USA on how to change to rules of engagement.
Tiger Woods will be guarded by a ‘ring of steel’ of 90 private bodyguards – including former FBI and Secret Service agents – as well as armed deputies on his return to golf at the Masters tournament this week. The unprecedented security is in place because of fears he may be confronted by one of […]
Many of you in this room are my friends. Many of you in this room know me. Many of you have cheered for me or you worked with me or you supported me. Now, every one of you has good reason to be critical of me.
I want to say to each of you simply and […]
Tiger Woods: Sorry for behavior, unsure of return (Pray for Tiger Woods’ family. There is redemption in Christ if Tiger repents)
Tiger Woods apologized Friday for cheating on his wife and said he is unsure when he will return to competitive golf.”I was unfaithful. I had affairs. I cheated. What I did was not acceptable,” said Woods, looking composed and speaking in a steady voice. His wife, Elin, was not with him.
As for coming back to […]
RICHMOND, British Columbia — Holding his arms high after a huge final lap, Chicago native Shani Davis became the first man to win two gold medals in the 1,000 meter speedskating race, crossing the line in 1:08.94 at the Richmond Olympic Oval on Wednesday night.
Davis was running just fifth after 600 meters but turned on […]
The PGA Tour’s website just posted that Tiger Woods will hold a news conference at the PGA Tour Headquarters on Friday at 11:00 AM ET.
The PGA typically announces on Fridays who will play in the following week’s tournament.
According to Tiger’s agent, Mark Steinberg, Tiger plans to apologize for his behavior and discuss his plans for […]
Serena Williams of the United States holds the trophy after beating Justine Henin of Belgium, to win the Women’s singles final match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010. [Pic in URL]
Serena Williams defeated Belgium’s Justine Henin 6-4 3-6 6-2 on Saturday to win the Australian Open for the […]
As sports go, it wasn’t close: Tiger Woods was famous for his golf long before he became infamous for his personal life.
For 10 incomparable years, no one ruled a sport like Woods. He won 64 tournaments, including 12 major championships. He hoisted a trophy on every continent where golf is played. And those 56 titles […]
Tiger Woods and his wife Elin Nordegren have avoided contact with the public by hiding out in their family home in a Florida gated community since news of Woods’ alleged affairs broke two weeks ago.
Now a source close to Nordegren’s family tells Pop Tarts that the two are considering putting even more distance between themselves […]
SEXY Cori Rist last night became the sixth woman to be named as a mistress of golf star Tiger Woods.
Cori, 31, is said to have met Tiger, 33, in a New York club last year.
They allegedly had regular romps and he would secretly fly her around the world.
Read the whole […]