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Venus defeats defending Cincinnati champion Bertens as Kerber falls

"Venus Williams claimed her second top-five win in the season by defeating defending champion Kiki Bertens in three sets in the second round at Cincinnati."...

Venus defeats defending Cincinnati champion Bertens as Kerber falls

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Venus Williams upsets defending Western & Southern Open champion No. 5 Kiki Bertens Venus Williams knocked off defending Western & Southern Open champion and the No. 5 player in the world Kiki Bertens Tuesday        ...
2019-08-14, 04:52

Venus stuns holder Bertens in Cincinnati, Serena withdraws Former world number one Venus Williams, playing what she called "smart" tennis, beat defending champion Kiki Bertens 6-3 3-6 7-6(4) in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday before her sister Serena withdrew due to back problems....
2019-08-14, 09:13

Defending champion Kerber outclasses tricky compatriot at Wimbledon Defending champion Angelique Kerber needed to call upon all her cunning and experience to navigate her way 6-4 6-3 through an awkward first-round encounter with German compatriot Tatjana Maria on Tuesday....
2019-07-02, 19:39

Defending champion Osaka falls to Bencic at U.S. Open Naomi Osaka was upset 7-5 6-4 by Belinda Bencic at the U.S. Open on Monday as the Japanese lost her grip on both her title and number one status while the Swiss reached the quarter-finals at Flushing Meadows for the second time....
2019-09-03, 03:13

Venus Williams upsets Bertens in Ohio; Serena withdraws Venus Williams advanced to the third round of the Western & Southern Open with a three-set victory over defending champion Kiki Bertens        ...
2019-08-14, 04:52

Defending champ Kerber upset in second round Reigning Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber suffered her worst result at the All England Club since 2013, losing in the second round to unseeded American Lauren Davis on Thursday....
2019-07-04, 18:52

US Open 2019: Djokovic and Venus Williams through, Kerber out on day one – as it happened Konta though but wobble shows a lingering weakness 10.02pm BST The blog is going to finish here. There were wins for Johanna Konta, Novak Djokovic and Venus Williams, but Angelique Kerber crashed out. Thanks for reading. Bye. 9.46pm BST Related: Satisfied Andy Murray makes light work of teenager I...
2019-08-27, 07:26

Venus prevails in opening Cincinnati match "Former world number one Venus Williams moved through the first round of the Cincinnati Masters when she defeated compatriot Lauren Davis in straight sets on Monday."...
2019-08-13, 02:00

Cori Gauff, 15, defeats Venus Williams in Wimbledon first round American tennis prodigy Cori Gauff, 15, defeated Venus Williams in the first round of Wimbledon on Monday, becoming the youngest to win a match at the tournament since 1991....
2019-07-01, 22:13

Tennis: Venus prevails in opening Cincinnati match Former world number one Venus Williams moved through the first round of the Cincinnati Masters when she defeated compatriot Lauren Davis in straight sets on Monday....
2019-08-13, 01:39

Cilic upset in straight sets, Venus advances in Cincinnati Marin Cilic ousted in opening round of Western & Southern tennis, Venus Williams advances in straight sets        ...
2019-08-13, 00:26

Wimbledon: Youngest ever qualifier Cori Gauff defeats idol Venus Williams The 15-year-old US player dispatched seasoned tennis ace Venus Williams in two straight sets. Meanwhile, it was a disappointing start to the Grand Slam tournament for some top German names....
2019-07-01, 22:26

Wimbledon 2019: Cori Gauff, 15, defeats Venus Williams; Osaka upset Fifteen-year-old Cori Gauff, making her Wimbledon debut, earned a stunning straight-sets win over seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams on Monday....
2019-07-02, 09:26

Unseeded American Lauren Davis knocks defending champ Angelique Kerber out of Wimbledon Unseeded American Lauren Davis came from a set down to knock out defending champion Angelique Kerber in the second round of Wimbledon.        ...
2019-07-04, 21:52

Wimbledon Champion Angelique Kerber On Finding Her Fighting Spirit Tennis champion Angelique Kerber knows the courage and determination that it takes to succeed in the sport. Here, she recalls how she hit her stride and reignited her passion for the game...
2019-05-31, 11:26

Nadal Teaches Kyrgios Lesson At Wimbledon, Champion Kerber Knocked Out Rafael Nadal's pleasure was evident when he sealed the match against a man he had accused of lacking respect for the sport as he fist-pumped and jumped in the air...
2019-07-05, 08:13

Barty rallies, Kerber falls in US Open's first round Second-seeded Ash Barty needed three sets to overcome Zarina Diyas, while No. 14 seed Angelique Kerber was ousted in three sets by unseeded Kristina Mladenovic in the first round of the US Open....
2019-08-27, 01:00

Halep in haste as defending champion swings into last eight Defending champion Simona Halep hurried into the French Open quarter-finals by sweeping aside Polish teenager Iga Swiatek in a 6-1 6-0 victory on Monday....
2019-06-03, 19:26

Deep field takes aim at dethroning defending champion U.S. The Women's World Cup will be the biggest yet, and the hardest to win. Nearly half of the 24 entrants have a shot to replace the United States as champion....
2019-06-05, 05:13

Defending champion Thomas crashes again in Tour de France "Defending Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas suffered his third crash in this year\u0027s race when he hit the ground during the 16th stage on Tuesday."...
2019-07-23, 18:26

Women's round-up: Gauff secures dream debut win over five-time champion Venus "Fifteen-year-old Cori Gauff clinched one of the great Wimbledon upsets as she defeated five-time champion Venus Williams on the opening day on Court One."...
2019-07-01, 20:52

Minor hiccup as defending champion Halep advances in Paris Simona Halep dealt with the emotions and pressure of being the defending champion as she overcame a second-set blip to kick off her French Open campaign with a 6-2 3-6 6-1 win over Australian Ajla Tomljanovic on Tuesday....
2019-05-28, 22:13

Defending champion Tony Romo leads celebrity event Defending champion Tony Romo birdied six of his final 11 holes to take the first-round lead in the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course       ...
2019-07-13, 03:13

Defending Tour champion Thomas opens up gaps on rivals Just two days into the Tour de France Geraint Thomas is already putting daylight between himself and some of the riders dreaming of dethroning the reigning champion       ...
2019-07-07, 21:13

| Defending champion Halep reaches quarters with 45-minute thrashing Defending champion Simona Halep has reached her fourth French Open quarter-final on Monday with a 45-minute thrashing of Polish teenager Iga Swiatek....
2019-06-03, 23:39

#TheBreakaway - A great day for Geraint Thomas as defending champion flies under the radar "In #TheBreakaway after Stage 6 of the 2019 Tour de France, Orla Chennaoui, Brian Smith and Adam Blythe discuss La Planche des Belles Filles, Giulio Ciccone going into yellow (01:40), and Thibaut Pinot’s strong performance (04:20). Luke Rowe talks to Matt Stephens (05:55), Geraint Thomas is the big ...
2019-07-11, 19:39

Defending champion City handed kind start in Premier League Defending champion Manchester City will begin its Premier League campaign at West Ham and only play one of the so-called "Big 6" teams in its first 11 games of the season       ...
2019-06-13, 12:39

Defending champion Red Sox fire Dave Dombrowski as president of baseball operations Less than a year after the club won the World Series, David Dombrowski has been fired as president of baseball operations for the Boston Red Sox.       ...
2019-09-09, 20:52

Manny Pacquiao Defeats Keith Thurman On Split Decision, Becomes Oldest Welterweight Champion In History Manny Pacquiao’s fight with Keith Thurman on Saturday went the distance, and ultimately resulted in an electrifying split-decision victory for the 40-year-old fighter, who became the oldest welterweight champion in the sport’s history....
2019-07-21, 17:26

US Open 2019: Defending champion Naomi Osaka v Belinda Bencic and more on day eight – live! Live updates from Monday’s fourth-round actionDjokovic exits to boos after retiring against WawrinkaGet in touch: email Nick or tweet @NickAmes82 6.47pm BST And the action keeps on coming as Vekic has just broken Goerges in the final set ... after another double fault from Goerges! Vekic leads 5-3 a...
2019-09-02, 19:52

Coco Gauff sets up clash with defending US Open champion Naomi Osaka American thrills crowd with win over Tímea Babos World No 1 awaits in third round on SaturdayCocomania is taking further hold of the US Open as it steers into Labor Day weekend – and there is no telling how bright the fireworks will get. American sensation Coco Gauff made it through a stiff test fro...
2019-08-30, 12:00

Coco Gauff's US Open run comes to an end with loss to defending champion Naomi Osaka Coco Gauff showcased her electrifying athleticism and punishing power at times, but it wasn’t enough to overcome No. 1 Naomi Osaka.       ...
2019-09-01, 10:00

US Open: Defending Wimbledon champion Simona Halep stunned by Taylor Townsend Simona Halep, seeded No. 4 and coming off her first Wimbledon championship, was shocked in three sets by American Taylor Townsend in the second round.        ...
2019-08-30, 03:26

US Open 2019: Zverev v Schwartzman, defending champion Osaka loses and more on day eight – live! Live updates from Monday’s fourth-round actionDjokovic exits to boos after retiring against WawrinkaGet in touch: email Nick or tweet @NickAmes82 8.58pm BST At 30-30 in the next game, these two pull out an absolutely epic 35-shot rally that Zverev pulls out of the bag with a delightful slice down th...
2019-09-02, 22:13

Defending Western & Southern Open champion Novak Djokovic loses to Daniil Medvedev There will be a new men's Western & Southern Open champion holding the Rookwood Cup on Sunday after Novak Djokovic was upset Saturday night        ...
2019-08-18, 09:52

US Open 2019: Schwartzman beats Zverev, defending champion Osaka loses and more – as it happened Naomi Osaka suffers a shock defeat to Belinda Bencic while Donna Vekic overcomes Julia Goerges in a thrilling tussle at Flushing Meadows 10.23pm BST But I’ll wrap it up there – Nadal and Cilic are on later, and we’ve a report on Osaka’s shock defeat coming up, so do stay close to the site.Here’s som...
2019-09-03, 06:52

The first person Cori Gauff thanked for her win over Venus Williams was Venus Williams A generation of young black tennis players can play unburdened partly due to the path beaten by the Williams sistersTwenty-two years ago in Indian Wells, a 16-year-old Venus Williams, still ranked only 211th in the world, was reeling from a brutal loss to Lindsay Davenport when she was asked about t...
2019-07-02, 22:26

60 Second Pro: Bertens' tips for top-spin forehand "In the latest 60 Second Pro, Kiki Bertens - tipped by many to triumph at Roland Garros - gives her expert tips on how to dominate with the top-spin forehand."...
2019-05-27, 23:39

No sweat for Nadal and Federer, Bertens pulls out Defending champion Rafael Nadal continued to chomp his way through the French Open draw on Wednesday and Roger Federer also maintained his smooth progress into the third round....
2019-05-30, 01:39

Bertens drops only 1 game in Palermo opener Top-seeded Kiki Bertens rolled to a 6-0, 6-1 win over Ekaterine Gorgodze in the opening round of the Palermo Ladies Open        ...
2019-07-24, 10:13

Bertens beat Krunic to reach Palermo quarterfinals Top-seeded Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands beat Serbian Aleksandra Krunic on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Palermo Ladies Open        ...
2019-07-31, 18:39

Bertens beats Badosa to reach final against Teichmann Top-seeded Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands beat Paula Badosa 6-1, 7-5 Saturday to reach the final of the Palermo Ladies Open        ...
2019-07-31, 18:39

Bertens retires from French Open second-round match Dutch fourth seed Kiki Bertens, one of the pre-tournament favorites, retired due to illness from her second-round match against Slovakian Viktoria Kuzmova on Wednesday....
2019-05-29, 21:01

Teichmann beats top-seeded Bertens to win Palermo Open Jil Teichmann of Switzerland beat top-seeded Kiki Bertens in straight sets to win the Palermo Ladies Open on Sunday        ...
2019-07-31, 18:39

WTA roundup: Bertens to face Riske in Libema final Top-seeded Kiki Bertens will play for her third title of the season after dispatching Kazakhstan qualifier Elena Rybakina in the semifinals of Libema Open at 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands....
2019-06-16, 03:00

Andreescu upsets Bertens, advances to Rogers Cup quarterfinals Canadian teen Bianca Andreescu upset fifth seed Kiki Bertens to move into the quarterfinal of the Rogers Cup in her home city of Toronto on Thursday....
2019-08-09, 11:13

Clijsters backs Bertens as contender for Roland Garros title "Eurosport pundit Kim Clijsters says the women’s competition at Roland Garros is “wide open” as defending champion Simona Halep returns without former coach Darren Cahill."...
2019-05-25, 16:52

The Latest: Fourth-seeded Bertens retires at French Open Fourth-seeded Kiki Bertens has retired from her second-round match at the French Open during the first set        ...
2019-05-29, 19:13

Top-seeded Bertens reaches semifinals at Palermo Ladies Open Top-seeded Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands beat Jasmine Paolini on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Palermo Ladies Open        ...
2019-07-31, 18:39

Riske stuns home favourite Bertens to lift title in Rosmalen "American Alison Riske recovered from an opening set bagel and saved five championship points as she stunned home favourite Kiki Bertens 0-6 7-6(3) 7-5 to lift the Open title in Rosmalen on Sunday."...
2019-06-16, 18:52

Home favourite Bertens sets up Rosmalen final with American Riske "Dutch top seed Kiki Bertens set her sights on her third WTA title of the season after she eased past Kazakh qualifier Elena Rybakina 6-4 6-4 in the Rosmalen grasscourt semi-finals on Saturday."...
2019-06-15, 23:13

Angelique Kerber: Is this the beginning of the end? Angelique Kerber's first round US Open exit marks the end of a dreadful Grand Slam year for the 2018 Wimbledon winner. The German has only been past the second round once in 2019, but is her decline terminal?...
2019-08-27, 21:13

Watch: Roger Federer cruises, No. 4 Kiki Bertens out with illness at French Open Third-seeded Roger Federer won in straight sets, while women's favorite Kiki Bertens was forced to retire from her second round match at the 2019 French Open on Wednesday in Paris....
2019-05-29, 22:26

Tennis: Home favorite Bertens sets up Rosmalen final with American Riske Dutch top seed Kiki Bertens set her sights on her third WTA title of the season after she eased past Kazakh qualifier Elena Rybakina 6-4 6-4 in the Rosmalen grasscourt semi-finals on Saturday....
2019-06-15, 22:13

Women's round-up: Bertens beats Parmentier to continue fine form on clay "Fourth seed Kiki Bertens progressed to the second round on Court Suzanne-Lenglen with a 6-3 6-4 win against France\u0027s unseeded Pauline Parmentier."...
2019-05-28, 02:52

Gold falls, Silver falls The June gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,408.40 an ounce — down $3.10 cents. The current silver contract on the “NYMEX” closed at $15. 20 an ounce — down 9 cents. The post Gold falls, Silver falls appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-27, 22:39

Kerber beats Halep in Eastbourne EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Defending Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber beat Simona Halep for the first time since 2016, winning their quarterfinal at Eastbourne 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday. Kerber converted five of seven break points to reach the semifinals for the second straight tournament following he...
2019-06-27, 20:26

Sharapova to face Kerber as both win in Mallorca After two weeks enjoying the delights of Mallorca it was time for business for Maria Sharapova on Tuesday as she launched her comeback from a six-month injury lay-off in style....
2019-06-19, 07:26

Kerber too strong for Sharapova in Mallorca "Top seed Angelique Kerber won the battle of the present and former Wimbledon champions as she beat Maria Sharapova 6-2 6-3 in a heavyweight second-round clash at the Mallorca Open on Thursday."...
2019-06-20, 19:00

Tennis: American Riske stuns home favorite Bertens to lift title in Rosmalen American Alison Riske recovered from an opening set bagel and saved five championship points as she stunned home favorite Kiki Bertens 0-6 7-6(3) 7-5 to lift the Libema Open title in Rosmalen on Sunday....
2019-06-16, 19:13

‘A Tree Falls the Way It Leans.’ Tree That Appeared to Inspire Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Falls The tree that is thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss to write The Lorax has fallen and we’re going to need some more Truffula seeds, stat! The tree, a Monterey Cypress at Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla, California, stood throughout the 43 years that Seuss lived in a mountaintop home ov...
2019-06-17, 19:39

Federer, Williams moves on, but Kerber goes out at Wimbledon Eight-time champion Roger Federer and seven-time women's champion Serena Williams moved into the third round at Wimbledon, while defending champion Angelique Kerber went out in the second        ...
2019-07-04, 21:52

Germany's Angelique Kerber knocked out of Wimbledon American Lauren Davis scored a shocking win over defending Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber, eliminating her from the UK tournament. Kerber is ranked fifth in the world....
2019-07-04, 19:00

Angelique Kerber is US Open’s first big upset victim Angelique Kerber, the former world No. 1 from Germany, suffered an early exit in the US Open on Monday at the hands of France’s Kristina Mladenovic. The 2016 US Open champion fell 7-5, 0-6, 6-4 in the first round to Mladenovic, who had lost four of the five previous meetings with Kerber. The hard-fo...
2019-08-27, 01:26

Kerber reaches semi-final in Mallorca Reigning Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber continued her build-up to the grasscourt Grand Slam as she beat sixth seed Caroline Garcia 6-3 7-6(5) to reach the semi-finals of the Mallorca Open on Friday....
2019-06-22, 00:26

| Kerber outguns Halep to reach Eastbourne SF Angelique Kerber continued her fine grass court form ahead of the defence of her Wimbledon title by getting the better of Simona Halep at Eastbourne....
2019-06-28, 00:13

Mladenovic sends Kerber packing from U.S. Open Kristina Mladenovic upset former world number one Angelique Kerber 7-5 0-6 6-4 on Monday to put an early end to the 2016 U.S. Open champion's bid for a second trophy at Flushing Meadows....
2019-08-27, 07:52

Wozniacki out as Kerber, Pliskova, Halep win in Eastbourne "Three former world number ones reached the quarter-finals of the Eastbourne championships but a fourth, defending champion Caroline Wozniacki, fell short as she was beaten by eighth seed Aryna Sabalenka on Wednesday."...
2019-06-27, 22:26

Pliskova thrashes Kerber in Eastboure final "Karolina Pliskova made a strong statement of intent ahead of WImbledon by beating reigning champion Angelique Kerber in straight sets at the Eastbourne Open final on Saturday."...
2019-06-29, 15:52

Madrid Open: An Ascending Tsitsipas Upsets Nadal in Semis; Bertens Wins Women’s Title Stefanos Tsitsipas, 20, will face Novak Djokovic after defeating the most successful clay-court player in history. Kiki Bertens beat Simona Halep, a two-time winner in Madrid....
2019-05-21, 15:52

Tennis: No surprise as Kerber shown the exit in first round Angelique Kerber's campaign to complete a career slam was cut short in the French Open first round on Sunday, but that came as no surprise considering the former world number one was playing on her least favorite surface....
2019-05-26, 19:01

Pliskova sets up Eastbourne title clash with Kerber Karolina Pliskova scythed down Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-1 6-2 on Friday to move into the Eastbourne final, where she will meet reigning Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber....
2019-06-28, 22:13

Riske ousts Kerber in Zhengzhou, Mladenovic advances American Alison Riske fought back from a set down to beat Germany's Angelique Kerber 5-7 6-4 7-6(6) in the first round of the inaugural Zhengzhou Open on Tuesday, extending the former world number one's poor run of form....
2019-09-10, 18:52

Angelique Kerber loses in 3 sets at Zhengzhou Open Three-time Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber lost in the opening round of the Zhengzhou Open, falling to Alison Riske of the United States 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (6)        ...
2019-09-11, 01:13

Kerber beats Halep at Eastbourne; Pliskova advances Defending Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber beat Simona Halep 6-4, 6-3 in the quarterfinals at Eastbourne on Thursday        ...
2019-06-27, 23:39

WIMBLEDON '19: Djokovic, Kerber defend their championships WIMBLEDON '19: Novak Djokovic, Angelique Kerber defend their titles; Roger Federer seeks his 9th title at All England Club        ...
2019-06-27, 23:39

| Teenager Potapova 'speechless' after stunning 'idol' Kerber Russian teenager Anastasia Potapova said she was left "speechless" after knocking out her "idol" Angelique Kerber in the first round of the French Open....
2019-05-26, 16:26

Focused Kerber not fazed by tough Wimbledon draw Defending champion Angelique Kerber said she was in good spirits ahead of her Wimbledon title defense and was not thinking too far ahead despite being placed in arguably the tougher half of the draw....
2019-06-30, 17:13

Against the odds, Germany's Kerber eyes career Grand Slam Former world number one Angelique Kerber is going into next week's French Open knowing victory on the Parisian clay would make her only the seventh woman in tennis with a complete set of all four major titles....
2019-05-24, 06:40

Pliskova beats Wimbledon champ Kerber in Eastbourne final EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Karolina Pliskova has beaten Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber 6-1, 6-4 in the Eastbourne final just two days before the grass-court Grand Slam starts in southwest London. The No. 3-ranked Pliskova took the first set in just 31 minutes with three service breaks Saturday,...
2019-06-29, 17:13

Kerber upset in first round after Barty's wobble and Konta's battle "Angelique Kerber was the biggest name to fall from the women\u0027s draw in the early stages of the first day of the US Open as she was upset by Kristina Mladenovic."...
2019-08-27, 02:39

Kerber swats aside Halep to reach Eastbourne semi-finals "Angelique Kerber\u0027s Wimbledon preparation gained momentum as she thumped Simona Halep 6-4 6-3 in a battle of former world number ones to reach the semi-finals at Eastbourne on Thursday."...
2019-06-27, 22:26

US Open: German tennis star Kerber crashes out in round 1 The 31-year-old's miserable grand slam year was completed with a defeat to Kristina Mladenovic. Kerber won at Flushing Meadows in 2016 but looked a long way short of that form as she lost in three sets....
2019-08-27, 01:26

Angelique Kerber shocked by Anastasia Potapova in French Open first round • Russian teenager Potapova beats No 5 seed 6-4, 6-2• Garbiñe Muguruza avoids upset against Taylor TownsendAngelique Kerber’s bid to complete a career slam at this year’s French Open fell at the first hurdle, as she lost 6-4, 6-2 to Anastasia Potapova in the first round.Kerber, winner of last year’s...
2019-05-26, 16:00

French Open: Angelique Kerber's clay court troubles continue Germany's best female tennis player is struggling to realize her career Grand Slam dream. Another first round exit is problematic, but may also provide the answer Kerber needs to return to her best tennis....
2019-05-26, 19:26

Lucky-loser Davis stands tall to oust Kerber at Wimbledon Defending champion Angelique Kerber was dumped out of Wimbledon on Thursday as she suffered a stunning 2-6 6-2 6-1 second-round defeat by American Lauren Davis, who began the year ranked outside the world's top 250....
2019-07-05, 04:26

Wimbledon day four: Nadal outlasts Kyrgios, Kerber goes out and Murray returns – video Rafa Nadal emerged victorious from a memorable four-set duel with rival Nick Kyrgios, while Roger Federer is set to equal Jimmy Connors's Open-era record of 17 appearances in the third round following a win over Jay Clarke.Defending champion Angelique Kerber was dumped out by Lauren Davis, while Joh...
2019-07-05, 03:39

Svitolina wears down Venus "Fifth seed Elina Svitolina knocked Venus Williams out of the US Open to reach the third round on Wednesday despite an heroic defensive effort from the 39-year-old former champion."...
2019-08-29, 04:00

Angelique Kerber’s title defence ends but Serena Williams rallies to victory • Defending champion loses 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 to Lauren Davis• Serena Williams wins 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 against Kaja JuvanIt is well over two decades since any woman other than Serena Williams and Venus Williams successfully defended the women’s title at Wimbledon. Angelique Kerber, who won here in such style ...
2019-07-04, 23:39

Tennis: Kerber loses in Mallorca semis as Bencic sets up Kenin showdown Third seed Belinda Bencic recovered from a set down to beat Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber 2-6 7-6(2) 6-4 and reach the Mallorca Open final on Saturday....
2019-06-23, 01:52

Amazon.com defeats IRS appeal in U.S. tax dispute Amazon.com Inc on Friday defeated an appeal by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service in what the online retailer has called a $1.5 billion dispute over its tax treatment of transactions with a Luxembourg subsidiary....
2019-08-16, 22:00

Ferguson defeats Cerrone via controversial TKO Tony Ferguson defeated Donald Cerrone by second-round TKO on Saturday at UFC 238 when it was ruled by ringside doctors that Cerrone could not continue due to a swollen right eye....
2019-06-09, 09:00

U.S. Defeats England in World Cup Semifinal The defending champion U.S. women’s soccer team advanced to its third straight World Cup final after defeating England, 2-1, on goals by Christen Press and Alex Morgan, and a penalty save by goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher....
2019-07-03, 06:13

Gauff ready to prove that win over Venus is not a one-off When American high school student Cori Gauff began the 2019 season ranked 875 in the world, not many would have given her a second glance let alone predicted that six months later she would set Wimbledon alight....
2019-07-02, 01:26

Venus sprints through first round of U.S. Open Venus Williams ended a run of suffering first-round exits at Grand Slam tournaments by walloping China's Zheng Saisai 6-1 6-0 on the opening day of the U.S. Open on Monday....
2019-08-27, 07:52

Murray ready to go it alone in Cincinnati Andy Murray has sharpened his game on the practice courts with some of the best players in the world but the Scot says now is the time to really test himself with a return to singles action at the Cincinnati Masters....
2019-08-12, 06:00

BJP Defeats Shibu Soren's Party In Jharkhand The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) maintained the 2014 tally this year too by winning 12 of the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand along with its ally....
2019-05-24, 12:52

Thiem defeats Djokovic in five to set up Nadal clash "Dominic Thiem defeated Novak Djokovic in five sets on Saturday 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 6-3 to set up a rematch of last year’s clash with Rafa Nadal in the French Open final."...
2019-06-08, 16:26

Why Team USA's World Cup defeats were good for basketball The US men’s basketball team crashed out of the World Cup – but it’s a sign that other countries are closing the talent gapThis was a failure by the US men’s national basketball team, no question about it. Team USA don’t suffer too many defeats, so each one tends to feel like a disaster. To be more ...
2019-09-12, 19:00

Sweden defeats newcomers Chile 2-0 after delay RENNES, France (AP) — Kosovare Asllani’s goal after a weather delay broke up a scoreless stalemate and Sweden went on to win its Women’s World Cup opener 2-0 on Tuesday and spoil Chile’s debut in the tournament. Thunder prompted a delay in the match in the 72nd minute. It was resum...
2019-06-11, 21:52

Oscar Valdez defeats Jason Sanchez Oscar Valdez could be on course for a showdown with Carl Frampton later this year The post Oscar Valdez defeats Jason Sanchez appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-09, 15:00

Latvia's Sevastova defeats Mertens in triumph of will Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova ground out a gruelling 6-7(3) 6-4 11-9 win against Elise Mertens on Friday to move into the fourth round of the French Open, her best ever showing at the claycourt major....
2019-05-31, 17:26

Solheim Cup: Europe defeats USA in thrilling finish She stood motionless as the ball rolled towards the hole, but when it disappeared Suzann Pettersen rocked backwards with a double fist pump as she secured a stunning victory for Europe against USA in golf's Solheim Cup....
2019-09-16, 13:00

Venus Williams to make Birmingham debut "Five-times Wimbledon champion Venus Williams will play in the Birmingham grasscourt event later this month, which will be shown live on Eurosport, after accepting a wildcard."...
2019-06-10, 18:26

Girl, 15, beats Venus and declares: I want to be the greatest Coco Gauff, 15, proclaimed she wanted to be the 'greatest' after beating Venus Williams at Wimbledon but three other younger players with big reputations, Naomi Osaka, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev, all lost on day one....
2019-07-02, 09:13

Barty closes in on No. 1 spot with victory over Venus "French Open champion Ashleigh Barty warmed up for Wimbledon with a comfortable 6-4 6-3 win over Venus Williams to reach the semi-finals of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham on Friday."...
2019-06-21, 23:26

Barty beats Venus to remain on course for No. 1 ranking BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — French Open champion Ashleigh Barty remains on course for the No. 1 ranking after beating seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams 6-4, 6-3 at the Birmingham Classic on Friday. Barty hit five aces in the 85-minute quarterfinal against former No. 1 Williams and stretch...
2019-06-21, 20:26

Gauff eclipses Venus to steal day one limelight American 15-year-old Cori Gauff stole the show on the opening day of Wimbledon with a debut victory over five-time champion and her inspiration Venus Williams....
2019-07-02, 01:26

The heat is on the top players at the Cincinnati Open As players feel pressure to sort out their hard-court games this week, some questions remain: Should Serena Williams risk playing? And can anyone stop Novak Djokovic?...
2019-08-13, 15:39

Murray ready to go it alone in Cincinnati against Gasquet "Andy Murray has sharpened his game on the practice courts, but the Scot says now is the time to really test himself with a return to singles action at the Cincinnati Masters."...
2019-08-12, 12:39

Senate defeats measure to restrain Trump on Iran The U.S. Senate on Friday defeated legislation that would have barred President Donald Trump from launching an attack on Iran without first obtaining the approval of Congress, except in self-defense....
2019-06-29, 00:52

US defeats Jamaica to reach Gold Cup final against old foe Mexico Christian Pulisic scored twice in the second half to help the U.S. defeat Jamaica 3-1 and set up a Gold Cup final against rival Mexico.       ...
2019-07-04, 11:26

Kownacki defeats Arreola, Pascal upsets Brown Unbeaten heavyweight Adam Kownacki ushers Arreola towards retirement at the Barclays Center The post Kownacki defeats Arreola, Pascal upsets Brown appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-04, 09:13

Austrian GP: Verstappen defeats Leclerc after remarkable recovery Red Bull driver Max Verstappen passed Charles Leclerc in a thrilling finish to the Austrian Grand Prix to give Honda its first win since returning to Formula 1...
2019-06-30, 18:39

Teenager Gauff backs up Venus win to reach third round American 15-year-old Cori "Coco" Gauff showed her stunning first-round defeat of Venus Williams was no flash in the pan as she outclassed Magdalena Rybarikova 6-3 6-3 to reach the third round of Wimbledon on Wednesday....
2019-07-04, 03:13

Possible Federer-Nadal Wimbledon SF; Venus faces 15-year-old Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal set up for a potential semifinal at Wimbledon; Serena Williams in tough quarter of women's bracket        ...
2019-06-28, 15:52

| Svitolina sends Venus packing at Roland Garros Ninth seed Elina Svitolina knocked seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams out of the French Open on Sunday with a comfortable first-round victory....
2019-05-26, 21:01

Venus may have had a climate suitable for life billions of years ago Nowadays, Venus is sweltering with no liquid water on its surface. But billions of years ago it may have had an ocean and a relatively pleasant climate...
2019-05-21, 15:01

Svitolina wears down Venus to reach U.S. Open third round Fifth seed Elina Svitolina knocked Venus Williams out of the U.S. Open to reach the third round on Wednesday despite an heroic defensive effort from the 39-year-old former champion....
2019-08-28, 23:39

| 'My goal is to win Wimbledon,' says teen Gauff after Venus shock Cori Gauff, at 15 the youngest ever qualifier for Wimbledon, is not content with just beating five-time champion Venus Williams - now she wants to win the title....
2019-07-02, 07:52

Teenager Gauff set for 'dream' debut against idol Venus "Of all the matches spread across the All England Club when Wimbledon begins on Monday none is more intriguing than the one scheduled for late afternoon on Court One between five-times champion Venus Williams and Cori Gauff."...
2019-06-30, 18:26

Venus beats Serena to 2008 Wimbledon title Venus Williams talks to CNN after beating sister Serena for her fifth Wimbledon singles title in 2008. Republished as part of 25 years of CNN World Sport....
2019-05-21, 19:26

Venus Williams to play San Jose for second straight year Venus Williams has committed to play in San Jose later this month, her second straight appearance in the event        ...
2019-07-17, 06:52

Venus Williams’ US Open coffee request got really awkward A US Open ball boy was left confused after Venus Williams requested a coffee but then went off for a bathroom break. The ball boy retrieved the coffee from the stands and tried to give it to Williams, but hesitated when she went down the tunnel. The ball boy stopped briefly, unsure what to do,......
2019-08-29, 19:13

Venus Williams goes from great 1st Open match to loss in 2nd It took all of five minutes in the U.S. Open's second round for Venus Williams to drop twice as many games as she had in her opening match a couple of days earlier        ...
2019-08-29, 04:00

Zverev defeats Delbonis to reach Geneva Open final "Alexander Zverev continued his preparations for the French Open by sealing a hard-fought 7-5 6-7(6) 6-3 victory on Friday over Argentine Federico Delbonis to reach the Geneva Open final."...
2019-05-24, 23:39

"Faced Defeats But Did Not Quit": Uddhav Thackeray's Dig At Rahul Gandhi In an apparent swipe at Rahul Gandhi, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said Thursday that his party as well as its ally BJP faced many electoral defeats in the past, but their leaders did not......
2019-07-05, 01:26

Harvick defeats Hamlin in late NASCAR thriller at New Hampshire Stewart-Haas Racing's Kevin Harvick survived a final lap battle at New Hampshire with Denny Hamlin to clinch his first victory of the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series season...
2019-07-22, 04:52

Facebook defeats appeal in U.S. claiming it aided Hamas attacks Facebook Inc on Wednesday defeated an appeal by American victims of Hamas attacks in Israel, who sought to hold the company liable for providing the group a social media platform to further its goals....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Simona Halep Defeats Serena Williams To Win Her First Wimbledon Title The best match of Simona Halep’s life could not have come at a better time. The Romanian defeated Serena Williams 6-2, 6-2 to win the first Wimbledon title of career, and also deny Williams the opportunity of tying Margaret Court’s all-time record of 24 majors. In a bit of a surprise, Halep needed j...
2019-07-13, 17:26

Williams defeats Osaka in rematch of controversial US Open final Serena Williams progressed to the semifinals of the Rogers Cup by defeating Naomi Osaka 6-3 6-4, the first time the pair had met since the infamous US Open final in September last year....
2019-08-10, 20:39

Manny Pacquiao defeats Keith Thurman by split decision LAS VEGAS — Manny Pacquiao knocked down Keith Thurman in the first round and persevered for an exciting split-decision victory Saturday night, adding a third straight win to his career resurgence after turning 40 years old. Pacquiao (62-7-2) dropped his previously unbeaten opponent with a combinatio...
2019-07-21, 09:00

UK PM Johnson defeats court challenge over suspension of parliament order British Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted lawfully when he ordered the suspension of parliament for five weeks before Brexit, London's High Court ruled on Friday, but it allowed the the legal challenge to be taken to the Supreme Court....
2019-09-06, 14:00

Boris Johnson loses bid for new election amid Brexit defeats British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday was denied a snap general election — one he called after losing two votes that blocked him from taking Britain out of the EU without a deal. The leader was humiliated as rebels from his own party turned against him and voted to take no deal off...
2019-09-04, 23:26

The Latest: Lucas defeats Justus to become Kansas City mayor KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the election to choose next mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A 34-year-old black man whose family was homeless at times during his childhood in Kansas City, Missouri, will become the city’s 55th mayor. Unofficial results showed ...
2019-06-19, 06:00

Women's World Cup soccer: USA defeats Netherlands 2-0 for second straight title The United States Women's National Team scored two second-half goals, defeating the Netherlands 2-0 to win its second consecutive Women's World Cup title....
2019-07-07, 21:52

Gannett defeats newspaper rival MNG’s hostile takeover attempt Newspaper giant Gannett won all eight board seats in a hotly contested shareholder vote on Thursday, winning a bitter proxy war with its cost-cutting rival MNG Enterprises. MNG, reviled by journalists for slashing staff at papers like the Denver Post and the Boston Herald, had waged a hostile $1.36 ...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Katie Taylor defeats Delfine Persoon in fight of the ages Katie Taylor wins absolute thriller in New York to unify lightweight division The post Katie Taylor defeats Delfine Persoon in fight of the ages appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-02, 08:13

Louisiana defeats Curacao for first Little League World Series title Louisiana won its first Little League World Series title on Sunday, defeating the international champions of Curacao 8-0 off a two-hit shut by pitcher Egan Prather....
2019-08-26, 01:39

Sergey Kovalev defeats the courageous Anthony Yarde – The BN Verdict How Sergey Kovalev and Anthony Yarde followed the script in their light-heavyweight battle The post Sergey Kovalev defeats the courageous Anthony Yarde – The BN Verdict appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-25, 18:26

Finland defeats Canada for gold at hockey world championship BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Finland has won the gold medal at the hockey world championship by beating Canada 3-1 Sunday in the final. Marko Anttila’s second goal of the game broke a 1-all tie early in the third period as the Finns defeated Canada for a second time at the tournament. Harri Pes...
2019-05-27, 00:13

Wawrinka sees off determined Dimitrov in Cincinnati "Stan Wawrinka overcame battling Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov 5-7 6-4 7-6(4) in a roller-coaster first-round match at the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday."...
2019-08-13, 23:26

Mezquida puts Rapids ahead in 3-1 win over FC Cincinnati COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Nicolás Mezquida scored the go-ahead goal, Diego Rubio had a goal and an assist and the Colorado Rapids beat expansion FC Cincinnati 3-1 on Saturday night. Colorado (3-9-3) is unbeaten with three wins in its last four after going winless for the first 11 games of the seas...
2019-06-02, 05:00

Murray to make singles return in Cincinnati Andy Murray will return to singles action at the Cincinnati Open starting on Saturday after accepting a wildcard, Britain's former world number one said on Friday....
2019-08-10, 03:13

| Montreal winner Nadal withdraws from Cincinnati Rafael Nadal withdrew from the Cincinnati Masters for the second year in a row after polishing off his US Open preparation with a Montreal title on Sunday....
2019-08-12, 09:52

Cincinnati Votes To Decriminalize Up To 100 Grams Of Marijuana CINCINNATI (WCPO) — City Council passed an ordinance Wednesday decriminalizing up to 100 grams of marijuana. The ordinance — proposed by Jeff Pastor and Vice Mayor Christopher Smitherman — allows people to freely possess 100 grams (3.53 ounces) with no age limit. Marijuana use is not permitted in pu...
2019-06-12, 20:52

Unseeded Struff knocks out Tsitsipas in Cincinnati Fifth-seed Stefanos Tsitsipas's Cincinnati Masters challenge ended in the second round on Wednesday as he was beaten 6-4 6-7(5) 7-6(6) by unseeded German Jan-Lennard Struff....
2019-08-15, 02:13

Kyrgios fined £93,000 for Cincinnati Masters meltdown "The ATP have fined Nick Kyrgios a total of $113,000 (£93,000) following his second-round loss at the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday, when the Australian argued loudly with the chair umpire and smashed several rackets."...
2019-08-16, 12:52

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Cincinnati Bengals Some people are fans of the Cincinnati Bengals. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Cincinnati Bengals. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
2019-08-05, 20:13

Sharapova win sets up Barty battle in Cincinnati Maria Sharapova overpowered Alison Riske 6-3 7-6(4) at the Cincinnati Masters on Monday to set up a tantalising second-round battle with world number two Ash Barty, who defeated the Russian at this year's Australian Open....
2019-08-13, 09:13

What to know about 15-year-old Cori Gauff who just upset Venus Williams at Wimbledon 15-year-old Cori Gauff just defeated one of her tennis idols, Venus Williams, in straight sets during a Monday first-round match at Wimbledon.       ...
2019-07-02, 03:39

Umpire Ramos will not work US Open matches that have Serena or Venus Carlos Ramos will not serve as chair umpire for any Serena Williams or Venus Williams matches at the 2019 US Open, a United States Tennis Association spokesman told CNN on Wednesday....
2019-08-22, 14:13

Watch a Venus flytrap catch its prey in slow motion Little Shop of Horrors: See the moment an unsuspecting fly meets its demise, captured by photographer Jamie Cooper in his England home.       ...
2019-07-03, 01:00

How Mercury and Venus can guide our hunt for alien life on exoplanets Earth's nearest neighbours have turned into uninhabitable hellholes. Understanding their transformation will teach us which rocky exoplanets might be fit for life...
2019-06-20, 14:52

Venus Williams turns in vintage opener to set tone for US Open Venus Williams is 39 years old, and ranked outside the top 50. She hasn’t gotten past the third round of a major in two years. But Monday she sure looked ready to turn back the clock. Williams eviscerated Saisai Zheng 6-1, 6-0 in a first-round U.S. Open rout that was every bit as one-sided as......
2019-08-27, 08:13

Roger Federer and Venus Williams: A Day of Ups and Downs for 2 Tennis Giants Williams, 39, showed flashes of brilliance in her second-round match at the U.S. Open but lost to Elina Svitolina. Federer, 38, lost the first set in his victory over Damir Dzumhur....
2019-08-29, 03:39

Venus Williams is coming to The Bronx for World TeamTennis match When the New York Empire from World TeamTennis gets its season underway, it will feature some star-studded matches. Venus Williams and the Washington Kastles will visit the Empire’s home court, the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in The Bronx, on July 19 at 6:30 p.m. The Empire is coached by...
2019-05-21, 21:26

Serena Williams beats sister Venus for second Wimbledon title Serena Williams on beating sister Venus to clinch her second straight Wimbledon title in 2003. Republished as part of CNN World Sport's 25th anniversary....
2019-05-21, 19:26

Bears on the Moon, Musk Vs. Bezos, and How Venus Became Hell in Space A version of this first appeared as the TIME Space newsletter sent on Aug. 10. There are now bears on the moon. No, really. They’re tiny bears—barely half a millimeter in length—but they’re there. And oh yeah, they may be alive. The bears in question are actually ...
2019-08-12, 18:52

Venus Williams addresses future after early US Open exit In her earliest U.S. Open exit in six years, Venus Williams fell to fifth-seed Elina Svitolina on Wednesday. It was Williams’ third straight defeat at the hands of Svitolina, falling 6-4, 6-4 at Louis Armstrong Stadium in the second round to snap her five-year streak of at least reaching the third r...
2019-08-29, 08:52

Venus Williams into US Open second round as Althea Gibson honoured • Johanna Konta beats Daria Kasatkina 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 in first round• Dan Evans and Novak Djokovic win, Angelique Kerber losesA few hours after the unveiling of a statue here to honour the great Althea Gibson – who won Wimbledon in 1957 and partnered Britain’s Angela Buxton to win two slam doubles tit...
2019-08-27, 07:26

Konta beats Venus to reach Rome quarter-finals "Johanna Konta beat a third American in the space of four days - and a second in the space of a few hours - defeating Venus Williams 6-2, 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals of the Internazionali BNL D\u0027Italia in Rome."...
2019-05-21, 18:39

School girl Gauff turfs idol Venus out of Wimbledon Cori Gauff served up the perfect excuse for playing hooky from school on Monday as the 15-year-old American student caused one of the biggest shocks in Wimbledon history by jettisoning her idol Venus Williams in the first round....
2019-07-02, 01:26

Teenager Gauff handed dream Wimbledon debut against Venus Fifteen-year-old American Cori 'Coco' Gauff's dream came true on Friday when she was drawn to play idol and five-time champion Venus Williams in the Wimbledon first round....
2019-06-28, 22:13

Serena, Venus set to face off on European clay for first time in nearly 17 years The Williams sisters' last match on red clay came in the 2002 French Open final won by Serena.        ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

| Teenager Gauff stuns veteran Venus Williams at Wimbledon Cori Gauff, at 15 the youngest ever qualifier for the Wimbledon singles, pulled off a major shock on Monday beating five-time champion Venus Williams....
2019-07-01, 23:39

Meet Cori Gauff, the 15-year-old who beat Venus Williams 15-year-old tennis prodigy Cori 'Coco' Gauff, the youngest woman ever to qualify for the draw at Wimbledon, took down Venus Williams in the first round....
2019-07-02, 19:39

15-Year-Old Coco Gauff Upsets Venus Williams At Wimbledon Cori “Coco” Gauff is still a teenager, but her legend precedes her. The first story I ever heard involving the American prodigy was about her serving incomprehensible heat while she was barely a teenager. Soon enough there were official figures to back that up. Last year at the Wimbledon junior tour...
2019-07-01, 23:00

Cori Gauff, 15, eclipses Venus Williams in Wimbledon first round • American youngster wins 6-4, 6-4 on Court One• Glimpse of future as five-time SW19 champion beatenThe 15-year-old American Cori Gauff produced one of the biggest opening-day upsets in Wimbledon history on Monday as she upended five-times champion Venus Williams 6-4, 6-4 in the first round.The teen...
2019-07-01, 21:26

Tyson Fury defeats Otto Wallin by unanimous decision – as it happened Fight report: Fury overcomes nasty cut to outpoint WallinUnbeaten Fury wins by scores of 116-112, 117-111 and 118-110 6.49am BST What a night. What a fight. You can read a full report here. Related: Tyson Fury survives Otto Wallin scare to stay on course for Wilder rematch 6.12am BST Fury wins a un...
2019-09-15, 12:39

WWE SummerSlam 2019 results: Charlotte Flair defeats Trish Stratus and more The WWE's 32nd annual SummerSlam showcased plenty of excitement to a sellout crowd in Toronto on Sunday and featured no shortage of trash talk.       ...
2019-08-12, 22:26

Facebook defeats appeal in U.S. claiming it aided Hamas attacks in Israel Facebook Inc on Wednesday defeated an appeal by American victims of Hamas attacks in Israel, who sought to hold the company liable for providing the group a social media platform to further its terroristic goals....
2019-07-31, 19:00

HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the......
2019-06-21, 00:52

Facebook AI Pluribus defeats top poker professionals in 6-player Texas Hold ‘em This video shows sample hands from Pluribus' experiment against professional poker players. Cards are turned face up to make it easier to see Pluribus' strategy. Courtesy of Carnegie-Mellon University. Poker-playing AIs typically perform well against human opponents when the play is limited to jus...
2019-07-11, 21:13

Sri Lankan government defeats no-confidence motion brought over Easter bombings The Sri Lankan government on Thursday defeated a no-confidence motion brought by an opposition party over what it called "criminal negligence" in failing to prevent Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that killed more than 250 people....
2019-07-11, 21:26

Finland defeats Canada to win gold medal at hockey world championship Finnish captain Marko Anttila's second goal of the game broke a 1-1 tie early in the third period as the Finns defeated Canada for a second time at the tournament....
2019-05-27, 09:39

Bundesliga clubs Mainz, Augsburg suffer shock German Cup defeats "Bundesliga clubs Mainz 05 and Augsburg became the first top-tier clubs to crash out of the German Cup on Saturday after suffering shock first-round losses to a regional league and third division club respectively."...
2019-08-10, 23:52

On This Day: Micky Ward defeats Arturo Gatti in the first fight of an epic trilogy James Slater recounts how Micky Ward and Arturo Gatti began an unforgettable journey together The post On This Day: Micky Ward defeats Arturo Gatti in the first fight of an epic trilogy appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-21, 15:13

Sofia Kenin defeats Serena Williams in French Open upset Williams, who was going for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title, was knocked out by the rising 20-year-old American, who advanced to the fourth round of a major for the first time....
2019-06-01, 23:13

Watch: Manny Pacquiao defeats Keith Thurman by split decision Forty-year-old Manny Pacquiao proved age is no problem by ending Keith Thurman's undefeated record with a victory by split decision to win the World Boxing Association welterweight title....
2019-07-21, 20:13

French Rock Star’s Instagram Defeats His Widow in Inheritance Battle If Johnny Hallyday, the “French Elvis,” was a United States resident, then his fourth wife stood to inherit his whole fortune. Social media evidence led a French court to rule otherwise....
2019-05-29, 19:39

Revolution beats FC Cincinnati 2-0, extends unbeaten streak Charles Gil had a goal and an assist, Matt Turner had a career-high seven saves and the New England Revolution beat expansion FC Cincinnati 2-0 to extend their unbeaten streak to 10 games       ...
2019-07-22, 03:00

Gorilla back in Cincinnati Zoo after long California stay CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo says a 37-year-old male silverback gorilla is safely back home some 28 years after he went to California. The zoo says Ndume (nnn-DOO’-may) arrived Friday morning and is settling in behind the scenes in its Gorilla World area. The Gorilla Foundation in Cali...
2019-06-14, 16:01

Goffin tops Gasquet to make Cincinnati final "A rested David Goffin advanced to his first ATP Masters 1000 final with a straight set victory over Frenchman Richard Gasquet in the Cincinnati Masters on Saturday."...
2019-08-18, 02:13

WTA roundup: Keys downs Kuznetsova to win Cincinnati title Madison Keys served 13 aces and won the fifth singles title of her career on Sunday when she posted a 7-5, 7-6 (5) victory over Svetlana Kuznetsova in the final of the Western & Southern Open near Cincinnati....
2019-08-19, 10:52

Serena withdraws from Cincinnati Masters with back problems Serena Williams withdrew from the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday due to back problems just days after spasms forced her to retire from the Rogers Cup final in Toronto....
2019-08-14, 09:13

Marathon man Medvedev beats Goffin for Cincinnati crown Russian Daniil Medvedev survived cramps and tantrum where he cracked a racquet to clinch his first Masters 1000 title on Sunday with a 7-6(3) 6-4 win over David Goffin in the final of the Cincinnati Masters....
2019-08-19, 02:00

Daniil Medvedev claims first Masters title in Cincinnati Fresh from stunning World No.1 Novak Djokovic in the semifinals, Russian Daniil Medvedev duly wrapped up his first Masters level title with victory in the Cincinnati final against David Goffin of Belgium Sunday....
2019-08-19, 02:00

Timely break sees Isner advance in Cincinnati John Isner blasted 27 aces in his first-round match against Serbian Dusan Lajovic on Sunday but it was a timely break of serve that saw the American advance 7-6(3) 1-6 7-5 at the Cincinnati Open....
2019-08-12, 06:00

Andy Murray has ‘zero pain’ going into Cincinnati singles return • ‘At some stage you have to take the step up to try to play’• Murray will compete at Zhuhai Championships and China OpenAndy Murray, on the eve of his return to singles competition for the first time since his hip resurfacing surgery six months ago, was relaxed as he discussed his comeback in the C...
2019-08-12, 03:13

Barty stunned by Kuznetsova in Cincinnati semi-finals Ash Barty stunningly lost her chance to regain the number one world ranking when the Australian was beaten in straight sets by Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova in the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Masters on Saturday....
2019-08-17, 19:52

Andy Murray To Return To Singles In Cincinnati Next Week Andy Murray's first match next week in Cincinnati in the final major tuneup for the US Open will be his first competitive singles outing since the Australian Open in January....
2019-08-10, 12:00

Highlights: Djokovic demolishes Pouille in second set to claim Cincinnati win "Novak Djokovic wore down Lucas Pouille after an even first set, dispatching the Frenchman 7-6(2) 6-1 in a Cincinnati Masters quarter-final in Ohio on Friday."...
2019-08-17, 16:13

Cincinnati police captain arrested in alleged bribery try CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati police captain already under investigation for possible financial wrongdoing has been arrested for allegedly offering to retire early in return for $5,000 from a sergeant in line for a promotion. Federal authorities said Friday that 52-year-old Michael Savard is accuse...
2019-06-08, 02:26

A ragged Federer stunned in Cincinnati; Djokovic advances For Roger Federer, it was one big blur. The seven-time champion was ousted from one of his favorite tournaments in barely over an hour, falling in straight sets to a 21-year-old qualifier he'd never faced....
2019-08-16, 12:52

Kaku, Omir Fernandez lead Red Bulls over FC Cincinnati 2-0 CINCINNATI (AP) — Romero “Kaku” Gamarra and Omir Fernandez scored late goals to help the New York Red Bulls beat expansion FC Cincinnati 2-0 on Saturday night. Kaku pounced on FC Cincinnati defender Mathieu Deplagne’s poorly managed ball and took it directly at the goalkeeper, slot...
2019-05-26, 06:13

Cubs vs. Reds: Kyle Hendricks will shut down Cincinnati Kyle Hendricks made us look great last Sunday night and after a roller-coaster week we can use a little stability. Reds are at Wrigley for the weekend and Hendricks allowed one run over eight innings last time he faced them, and he’s 4-1 over his past six starts. Cincy’s Anthony DeSclafani had three...
2019-05-24, 16:39

Bumpass’ RBI triple helps Cincinnati beat Oregon St. 7-6 CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — A.J. Bumpass went 5 for 5, including a go-ahead RBI triple in the top of the ninth inning, to help No. 4 seed Cincinnati beat defending national champion Oregon State 7-6 on Friday night in an NCAA Tournament regional opener. Cincinnati, making its first NCAA Tournament appear...
2019-06-01, 09:00

Barty and Sakkari to meet after marathon wins in Cincinnati "Top seed Ashleigh Barty overcame 49 unforced errors and a stiff challenge from Anett Kontaveit to reach the quarter-finals with a 4-6 7-5 7-5 win in the Cincinnati Masters on Thursday."...
2019-08-16, 12:52

Jonas Brothers To Make Tour Stop In Cincinnati CINCINNATI (WCPO)– The Jonas Brothers are coming to Cincinnati. The brothers will be coming to US Bank Arena on Sept. 11. The stop is part of the trio’s Happiness Begins Tour. You can register for verified pre-sale tickets beginning now through 10 p.m. on June 11. Those who register through th...
2019-06-10, 18:52

Moralez has goal, 3 assists, NYCFC beats FC Cincinnati 5-2 Héber scored twice, Maximiliano Moralez had a goal and three assists and New York FC beat FC Cincinnati 5-2        ...
2019-06-07, 04:26

Federer stunned by Russian qualifier Rublev in Cincinnati Fearless Russian qualifier Andrey Rublev needed just over an hour to beat Roger Federer 6-3 6-4 in the third round of the Cincinnati Masters on Thursday, the Swiss 20-time Grand Slam champion suffering his quickest defeat for 16 years....
2019-08-17, 12:13

Cubs vs. Reds: Expect Cincinnati Under trend to continue The Cincinnati Reds have played the most games Under the total in MLB this season, and there is not much reason to think things will change Saturday versus the Chicago Cubs. The Reds start Luis Castillo, who has pitched like a Cy Young candidate this season. He is 7-2 with a 2.56 ERA and has......
2019-06-29, 18:13

Djokovic shakes off rust, Federer rolls in Cincinnati Novak Djokovic survived a nervous start to see off Sam Querrey 7-5 6-1 at the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday as the world number one returned to competition for the first time since beating Roger Federer in last month's epic Wimbledon final....
2019-08-14, 09:13

Venus Williams Stares, Smiles Into Void During Hilarious U.S. Open Presser While most of Wednesday’s U.S. Open slate was rained out, unseeded Venus Williams still battled No. 5 seed Elina Svitolina under the roof on Louis Armstrong. The centerpiece was a Williams service game at 5-3 in the second that spanned 15 minutes, eight deuces, five match point saves, and several i...
2019-08-29, 19:13

Teenager Cori Gauff handed dream Wimbledon debut against Venus "Fifteen-year-old American Cori \u0027Coco\u0027 Gauff\u0027s dream came true on Friday when she was drawn to play idol and five-time champion Venus Williams in the Wimbledon first round."...
2019-06-29, 00:39

Venus Williams orders coffee at US Open, and confused ball boy tries to deliver it to her A ball boy tried to deliver Venus Williams coffee during her second-round match at US Open but ended up confused, lost as she walked to locker room.        ...
2019-08-29, 18:13

Coco Gauff stuns Venus Williams in inspiring Wimbledon statement Cori “Coco” Gauff made history last week by becoming the youngest qualifier for Wimbledon in the Open Era at 15 years and 122 days old. She did not stop there. Her young age didn’t stop her from toppling one of the game’s icons on Monday, an icon who first inspired her to play tennis. Gauff......
2019-07-01, 21:39

Carlos Ramos will not work Serena or Venus Williams US Open matches Carlos Ramos will not serve as chair umpire for any Serena Williams or Venus Williams matches at the 2019 US Open, a United States Tennis Association spokesman told CNN on Wednesday....
2019-08-22, 06:00

Defending against floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina Five years ago, flooding in the Vrbas River Basin devastated Bosnia and Herzegovina. As climate change makes such extreme weather ever-more likely, the small country is making sure it's better prepared....
2019-05-21, 18:26

Homestreet defeats activist roaring blue lion in proxy contest -source HomeStreet Inc. defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the activist investor, a person familiar with the vote said on Thursday....
2019-06-20, 19:39

U.S. Open tennis 2019: Naomi Osaka defeats Coco Gauff, 15, to advance Defending women's U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka defeated 15-year-old American star Cori "Coco" Gauff in straight sets Saturday to reach the fourth round....
2019-09-01, 04:52

Serena Williams defeats Naomi Osaka in rematch of controversial US Open final Serena Williams progressed to the semifinals of the Rogers Cup on Friday by defeating Naomi Osaka 6-3 6-4, the first time the pair had met since the infamous US Open final in September of last year....
2019-08-11, 06:13

India opposition leader Rahul Gandhi quits after crushing electoral defeats Rahul Gandhi officially stepped down Wednesday as India's main opposition leader, with a stern warning to his party that it "must radically transform itself" after its defeat in national elections this spring....
2019-07-03, 20:39

Bianca Andreescu defeats Serena Williams in US Open final for first major title For the second year in a row, Serena Williams' quest for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title was denied in the U.S. Open final by a much younger opponent. ...
2019-09-08, 01:39

HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest: source HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the......
2019-06-20, 19:52

Tyson Fury Defeats Tom Schwarz To Retain His Lineal Heavyweight Title, Whatever That Means Unlike the last notable heavyweight bout that featured one of the biggest names in the division, the no-name actually succumbed to the blows of the main event’s star attraction on Saturday when Tyson Fury took down Tom Schwarz by TKO in the second round....
2019-06-17, 03:00

2019 FIBA World Cup: Team USA defeats Czech Republic in opening game Despite constant roster movement and revolving lineups, the Team USA men's basketball team rolled to an 88-67 win over the Czech Republic to open play in the 2019 FIBA World Cup....
2019-09-02, 08:00

US Open 2019: Nadal defeats Chung, Wozniacki beaten by Andreescu – as it happened Wozniacki knocked out by AndreescuNadal and Zverev through 11.14pm BST It was an intriguing tie-break, which saw Zverev double fault but he did fight back to move into a 4-2 lead. The German got the job done in the end but he will not forget this match in a hurry.Good night! 11.07pm BST The fourth s...
2019-09-01, 09:39

Guggenheim defeats lawsuit claiming it siphoned annuity unit's cash for LA Dodgers Guggenheim Partners won the dismissal of a lawsuit claiming it defrauded investors in a risky annuity, and siphoned cash for purposes including to help its billionaire chief executive Mark Walter buy......
2019-07-16, 02:13

Bencic defeats Vekic to secure maiden Grand Slam semi-final "Belinda Bencic put her friendship with Donna Vekic to one side as she booked her place in a Grand Slam semi-final for the very first time at the US Open."...
2019-09-04, 21:00

US Open 2019: Nadal defeats Chung, Wozniacki beaten by Andreescu – live! Updates from Saturday’s play at Flushing MeadowsKonta finds top gear to cruise into fourth roundAnd you can email Will 9.54pm BST Fewer for problems for Zverev in the third set as he leads 4-1 against Bedene. He seemed to hurt himself after stretching for a shot, losing his racket in the process, s...
2019-08-31, 23:00

Trump Treats Rally in Cincinnati as Rebuttal to Democratic Debates Delivering a reliably red-meat speech to supporters who gathered Thursday in Ohio, President Trump took the stage to paint prominent Democrats as “left-wing extremists.”...
2019-08-02, 04:39

Former Democrat judge ordered to jail, dragged out of courtroom in Cincinnati A former juvenile court judge was jailed Monday, taken out of the courtroom with her feet dragging in an end to yearslong legal challenges to her sentence....
2019-07-23, 13:52

Andy Murray to make singles return at Cincinnati next week Andy Murray accepts wild-card invitation to make return to singles competition at Western & Southern Open next week        ...
2019-08-09, 22:39

Adley Rutschman Intimidated Cincinnati Enough To Get Walked With The Bases Loaded If there’s any player you should familiarize yourself with before this year’s MLB Draft, it’s Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman. The junior is listed as the consensus No. 1 overall pick by nearly every draft board because of things like his .419/.580/.765 slash line, his ability to get walked twi...
2019-06-02, 04:26

ATP roundup: Medvedev outserves Goffin to claim Cincinnati title Daniil Medvedev finished off David Goffin in style on Sunday with three straight aces to record a 7-6 (3), 6-4 win in the title match of the Western & Southern Open near Cincinnati....
2019-08-19, 10:52

New York Giants at Cincinnati Bengals odds, picks and best bets Previewing the New York Giants at Cincinnati Bengals Week 3 preseason match up, with NFL preseason betting odds, picks and best bets       ...
2019-08-21, 01:13

Gasquet sets up Cincinnati Masters semi-final with Goffin "Frenchman Richard Gasquet continued his comeback from groin surgery by defeating 11th seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6(2) 3-6 6-2 in the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati Masters on Friday."...
2019-08-17, 04:52

Nick Kyrgios fined $167,000 over clash with umpire at Cincinnati Masters Kyrgios also faces possible suspension by ATPAustralian called Fergus Murphy a ‘fucking tool’Nick Kyrgios’s feud with umpire Fergus Murphy boiled over during an explosive outing at the Cincinnati Masters that left the Australian player $AU167,000 lighter in the pocket and facing a possible suspensio...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Barty outguns Sharapova, Halep survives scare in Cincinnati "Top seeded Ash Barty overcame a slow start to defeat Maria Sharapova 6-4 6-1, while Simona Halep battled past Ekaterina Alexandrova 3-6 7-5 6-4 in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday."...
2019-08-15, 02:39

Barty beats Sharapova, Halep survives scare in Cincinnati Top seeded Ash Barty overcame a slow start to defeat Maria Sharapova 6-4 6-1, while Simona Halep battled past Ekaterina Alexandrova 3-6 7-5 6-4 in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday....
2019-08-15, 02:13

Cincinnati Bengals guard Clint Boling announces retirement from NFL at age 30 Cincinnati Bengals guard Clint Boling, 30, has decided to retire from the NFL. It's 'time for me to step away from the game due to medical reasons.'       ...
2019-07-15, 21:52

Cincinnati Safety Kyriq McDonald Collapses And Convulses On Field In the second quarter of Cincinnati’s game against Ohio State, Bearcats safety Kyriq McDonald collapsed on the field and appeared to shake uncontrollably, forcing him to be carted off the field. McDonald was conscious and got up on his feet before exiting the game, but video of the play (which ABC d...
2019-09-07, 20:39

Cincinnati City Hall to fly LGBTQ pride flag for first time CINCINNATI (AP) — The City of Cincinnati is raising a rainbow pride flag at City Hall for the first time to kick off Cincinnati Pride. The rainbow pride flag was to be raised at City Hall at 11 a.m. Friday. City Councilman Chris Seelbach, the council’s first openly gay member, says he’s ...
2019-06-21, 10:26

Bumpass' RBI triple helps Cincinnati beat Oregon St. 7-6 A.J. Bumpass went 5 for 5, including a go-ahead RBI triple in the top of the ninth inning, to help No. 4 seed Cincinnati beat defending national champion Oregon State 7-6 in an NCAA Tournament regional opener        ...
2019-06-01, 10:39

Cori Gauff, 15, facing idol Venus Williams in historic Wimbledon clash Cori "Coco" Gauff will face one of her idols in her historic Wimbledon debut Monday after the 15-year-old tennis star drew Venus Williams at the All England Club....
2019-07-01, 17:00

US Open 2019: Federer through, Venus Williams out, Konta delayed by rain – live! Rolling updates of the day three action at Flushing MeadowsNaomi Osaka blows hot and cold but knocks Blinkova outNick Kyrgios accuses ATP of being corrupt after US Open winEmail katy.murrells@theguardian.com | Tweet @KatyMurrells 10.39pm BST I may have spoken too soon. Umbrellas are springing up aga...
2019-08-29, 00:00

Defending champ Djokovic out of US Open with bad shoulder Defending champion and No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic's stay at the U.S. Open ended abruptly when he stopped playing during his fourth-round match against Stan Wawrinka        ...
2019-09-02, 20:13

Gauff, 15, to take on defending champ Osaka next at US Open Fifteen-year-old American Coco Gauff became the youngest woman in the U.S. Open's third round and set up a showdown against defending champion and No. 1 seed Naomi Osaka        ...
2019-08-30, 10:52

Roger Federer defeats Christian Ruud's son, Casper, to advance at French Open "He's still playing at an amazing level," former opponent Christian Ruud said of Roger Federer, who defeated son Casper Ruud at French Open.        ...
2019-06-01, 04:01

UPDATE 1-HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest -source HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the activist investor, a person familiar with the vote said on Thursday....
2019-06-20, 19:39

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for second term LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for second term. The post Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for second term appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-22, 02:26

The next Pedro? Martinez says Cincinnati Reds' Luis Castillo pitches just like he did MLB managers and players have attested to how much the Reds ace reminds them of Pedro Martinez. And the Hall of Famer completely agrees.       ...
2019-07-12, 15:13

In Cincinnati, National Flag Co. celebrates 150 years making American flags July Fourth marks the end of 'flag season' for the West End's National Flag Co., a local manufacturer that deals in American and other flags.       ...
2019-07-03, 19:39

Andy Murray will not play singles at US Open after Cincinnati defeat by Gasquet • Frenchman wins 6-4, 6-4 in first-round singles• Murray decides not to play singles at US OpenAndy Murray’s return to singles action after a seven-month absence ended in defeat in Cincinnati and the 32-year-old confirmed he would not consider playing singles at the US Open.His first-round match aga...
2019-08-13, 13:39

Andy Murray decides not to play singles at US Open after loss in Cincinnati Seven months after what Andy Murray thought could be the final match of his career, the former world No. 1 stepped back onto the singles court.       ...
2019-08-13, 04:00

Daniil Medvedev stuns Novak Djokovic to set up Cincinnati final with Goffin Russian rallies from a set down to win 3-6, 6-3, 6-3David Goffin beats Richard Gasquet to reach finalRussia’s Daniil Medvedev stunned the world No 1 and defending champion, Novak Djokovic, in the Western and Southern Open semi-finals on Saturday. The No 9 seed dramatically stepped up his game after ...
2019-08-18, 20:26

A Cincinnati company made a Pride month mural out of 26,000 Post-It notes Cincinnati Bell employees used 26,000 Post-it notes to create a Pride mural on the north side of the company’s Atrium 2 headquarters. Plus, they lit up the building.        ...
2019-06-14, 01:52

Serena Williams, Citing Back Pain, Withdraws From Cincinnati Masters Williams, who was forced to retire from the Rogers Cup final on Sunday, decided shortly before her first-round match was to start in Ohio that she could not compete....
2019-08-14, 04:52

Andy Murray beaten by Richard Gasquet on singles return in Cincinnati • Frenchman wins 6-4, 6-4 in first-round singles• Murray decides not to play singles at US OpenAndy Murray’s return to singles action after a seven-month absence ended in defeat in Cincinnati and the 32-year-old confirmed he would not consider playing singles at the US Open.His first-round match aga...
2019-08-13, 02:52

Cincinnati-based consumer giant P&G's ads are getting political. Will that draw a backlash? In this hyperpartisan and politically tribal world, is the Cincinnati-based consumer giant P&G risking turning off consumers with social messaging?       ...
2019-09-13, 01:52

Former Oregon State, Cincinnati Bengals CB Terrell Roberts killed in shooting Former Oregon State Beavers and Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Terrell Roberts was shot and killed at his grandmother's home in Richmond, Calif. He was 38....
2019-09-13, 22:52

Cincinnati family sues city after son's 911 calls failed to save him Kyle Plush died in April 2018 after becoming trapped in the Honda Odyssey he drove to school. He called 911 twice, but officers didn't see him.        ...
2019-08-13, 15:13

Chair umpire Carlos Ramos will not work US Open matches that have Serena or Venus Williams Carlos Ramos will not serve as chair umpire for any Serena Williams or Venus Williams matches at the 2019 US Open, a United States Tennis Association spokesman told CNN on Wednesday....
2019-08-22, 00:52

Defending champ Nadal advances to Rogers Cup quarterfinals Top-seeded defending champion Rafael Nadal advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals, beating Argentina's Guido Pella 6-3, 6-4        ...
2019-08-09, 06:52

Disaster for Djokovic as defending champ retires injured "Novak Djokovic\u0027s U.S. Open title defence came unstuck on Sunday when a nagging shoulder injury forced the world number one to retire from his fourth-round match against Stan Wawrinka, prompting a chorus of boos from the crowd at Flushing Meadows."...
2019-09-02, 10:52

Yankees broadcasters are shamelessly defending Brett Gardner Two psychiatrists pass in the hall. One says, “Good morning.” The other says to himself, “I wonder what he meant by that.” Old gag. Yet, those raised on practicality were led to believe that 2 plus 2 equals 4. Now? Well, it’s like “good morning” — it depends on how you choose to look at......
2019-08-23, 14:26

Suspect in FDNY beatdown claims he was defending friend One of the six teens accused of attacking an off-duty FDNY firefighter who told them to stop harassing an elderly couple on the Upper East Side claimed Thursday that he and his pals are the real victims. “He assaulted my friend and I had to defend my friend,” insisted Damir Johnson, 17, as he was......
2019-05-24, 00:52

Alex Acosta Does an Absolutely Terrible Job Defending Himself Over Epstein A stammering, soft-spoken Labor Secretary Alex Acosta spent his Wednesday afternoon desperately trying to convince a deeply skeptical public that he acted entirely above board while overseeing alleged child rapist Jeffrey Epstein’s sweetheart plea deal a decade ago....
2019-07-11, 04:13

Defending champ Clemson opens as AP preseason No. 1 for first time Cross off another milestone for Clemson, college football’s newest superpower. For the first time, the defending national champion Tigers are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 presented by Regions Bank after winning the program’s second national title in three seasons behind...
2019-08-19, 19:52

Defending intelligence pick, Trump says U.S. spy agencies 'run amok' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his choice for the next U.S. spy chief as someone who could "rein in" intelligence agencies that "have run amok," fueling concerns Trump seeks assessments that support his own views....
2019-07-31, 20:13

Joe Biden goofs again while defending against Harris’ debate barbs Joe Biden was in full damage-control mode Friday, defending his past positions on racial issues a day after he was left speechless when Sen. Kamala Harris slammed his opposition to school busing at the Democratic debate. But the gaffe-prone ex-veep and longtime Delaware lawmaker, 76, made another go...
2019-06-29, 04:26

| Defending champs back for Berg team battle The race for the team title at the Berg River Canoe Marathon has been shaken up as defending champions Graeme Solomon and Adrián Boros are confirmed....
2019-06-11, 12:00

Defending glyphosate: A 'Roundup' of German agribusiness sentiments Monsanto's controversial weed killer Roundup is used widely by many agricultural firms across Germany. They say consumers are hardly aware of what it would mean to stop using that herbicide. Hardy Graupner reports....
2019-05-27, 10:26

Why Taylor Swift Has No Problem Defending Herself--No Matter the Cost As Taylor Swift approaches her upcoming 30th birthday, happening on December 13 of this year, she's begun taking stock of the things she's learned over the course of her first three......
2019-07-02, 18:26

Creighton eliminates defending champ Oregon State CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Isaac Collins hit a solo homer in the top of the third inning, giving No. 2 seed Creighton an early lead it would not relinquish in a 4-1 victory that eliminated defending national champion Oregon State on Saturday. The Bluejays (39-12) play the loser of Saturday’s secon...
2019-06-02, 03:13

'Lucky loser' from US upsets 2018 champ Kerber at Wimbledon Lauren Davis wasn't even supposed to be playing in Wimbledon's main draw but she ended up eliminating defending champion Angelique Kerber       ...
2019-07-05, 01:13

Rafael Nadal defeats Daniil Medvedev to win US Open, 19th Grand Slam in epic five-setter The Spaniard won the first two sets, but had to come back in the fifth set against the Russian to move within one of Roger Federer's Slam record.        ...
2019-09-09, 09:13

Daniil Medvedev, Madison Keys win surprise Cincinnati titles as Open looms Keys rallies late for 7-5, 7-6 (5) win over Svetlana KuznetsovaMedvedev wins 7-6 (3), 6-4 over Goffin for first Masters titleTwo unexpected champions embraced their first Rookwood championship trophies, concluding a week that brought more questions than clarity to the upcoming US Open.Who’s going to...
2019-08-19, 06:52

Cincinnati's Kyriq McDonald appears to have seizure on field against Ohio State Cincinnati defensive back Kyriq McDonald appeared to have seizure during a play in the first half against Ohio State.       ...
2019-09-08, 03:39

Trevor Bauer attends Cleveland Indians game day after trade to the Cincinnati Reds Former Cleveland pitcher Trevor Bauer soaked in an Indians-Astros game at Progressive Park on Wednesday, a day after he was traded.       ...
2019-08-01, 07:39

Cincinnati Bengals' Joe Mixon: You can’t replace the great running backs in the NFL Bengals RB Joe Mixon is keenly aware of what’s going on in Dallas and Los Angeles and believes elite running backs should get their due.       ...
2019-08-06, 22:13

Watch: Cincinnati Reds' Phillip Ervin records six hits in win over Colorado Rockies Cincinnati Reds left fielder Phillip Ervin tied a franchise record by recording six hits in the Reds' 17-9 victory over the Rockies on Saturday night....
2019-07-14, 19:39

Wimbledon Upsets: Naomi Osaka Out in 1st Round; Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff Bests Venus Williams #BlackGirlMagic was on display at Wimbledon Monday whether in feeling the pain of defeat or in tasting sweet victory, as second-seeded Naomi Osaka got ousted in the first round, while Cori “Coco” Gauff bested tennis legend Venus Williams....
2019-07-02, 05:26

US Open 2019: Federer wins, Venus Williams loses as rain frustrates Konta – as it happened Only five matches were possible in the day session as Roger Federer came from a set down, Williams was edged by Elina Svitolina and rain wiped out the schedule on the outside courts 10.57pm BST And that’s it for the day session I’m afraid, with all matches on the outside courts cancelled for today. ...
2019-08-29, 07:39

Venus Williams Reacts to Stunning Wimbledon Loss as 15-Year-Old Coco Gauff Praises Her ''Idol'' Venus Williams is reacting to her shocking loss in the first round at Wimbledon. Following the match in which she lost to Cori "Coco" Gauff, the five-time Wimbledon champ sat......
2019-07-02, 03:39

Military Lawyer Denied Promotion While Defending Qaeda Suspect Allies of a former Navy SEAL say the decision to pass him over smacks of retribution over his willingness to stand up to the military tribunal system....
2019-08-22, 22:00

Defending champ Jutanugarn learns from last US Women's Open Defending U.S. Women's Open champion Ariya Jutanugarn looking to avoid big collapse after needing 4-hole playoff to win last year        ...
2019-05-30, 02:39

NOAA Chief, Defending Trump on Dorian, Also Tries to Buoy Scientists The remarks by Neil Jacobs, head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, were the first since a report that a cabinet secretary had tried to coerce agency leaders....
2019-09-10, 20:52

"What's Your Ethnicity," Top Aide Asked Reporter, Defending Trump Tweet Kellyanne Conway, responding to a reporter's question Tuesday about President Donald Trump's racist tweet toward four Democratic congresswomen, asked the journalist: "What's your ethnicity?"...
2019-07-17, 08:26

‘Not Everyone Will Agree.’ How YouTube Is Defending its Handling of Homophobic, Racist Videos YouTube on Wednesday published a lengthy explanation of its harassment and hate speech policies, following a controversy over its refusal to remove videos by a popular right-wing host who has made homophobic and racist comments targeting another video maker. “As an open platform, we sometimes ...
2019-06-06, 18:52

Taylor Swift's dispute with Scooter Braun has people defending him Justin Bieber is defending his manager Scooter Braun after Taylor Swift accused the music executive of bullying her and called the sale of her music catalog to Braun's company her "worst case scenario."...
2019-07-01, 20:00

Defending champ David Toms shoots 62 at US Senior Open SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Defending champion David Toms shot an 8-under 62 in the first round of the 40th U.S. Senior Open for the early lead. He finished with 10 birdies and two bogeys on the Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame. The 52-year-old Toms was two shots ahead of Kirk Triplett and three up on V...
2019-06-27, 21:13

Defending Rogers Cup champ Halep edges qualifier Brady Wimbledon champion Simona Halep of Romania beat American qualifier Jennifer Brady 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (5) in the second round of the Rogers Cup        ...
2019-08-08, 02:39

Defending champ Wallace 1 shot off lead at Made In Denmark FARSO, Denmark (AP) — Coming off his best finish at a major, Matt Wallace shot a 4-under 67 Thursday and was one stroke off the first-round lead at the start of his defense of the Made In Denmark event on the European Tour. Edoardo Molinari, Alejandro Canizares and English trio Tom Murray, Matthew S...
2019-05-23, 20:13

Defending US Open champ Naomi Osaka knocked out in 4th round Defending champion Naomi Osaka suffered a surprise defeat in the U.S. Open’s fourth round on Monday after losing two straight sets to 13th-seeded Belinda Bencic, a result that follows on the heels of men’s defending champion Novak Djokovic's loss....
2019-09-03, 00:00

Defending champ Rafael Nadal wins Rogers Cup opener Top-seeded Rafael Nadal opened his Rogers Cup title defense, beating England's Daniel Evans 7-6 (6), 6-4 in a second-round match delayed by rain three times        ...
2019-08-08, 02:39

Book: Kavanaugh accuser's attack ‘motivated’ by defending Roe v. Wade Christine Blasey Ford and her feminist attorney were “motivated” in their attack on then-federal judge Brett Kavanaugh by their passion to protect abortion rights, not just their “civic duty” to provide information to senators considering his nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, according to a new ...
2019-09-03, 21:00

More People Die Defending the Environment in a Year Than UK and Australian Soldiers Combined Fighting to protect your land is a risky task. A new study shows that every year, more people are killed defending their environment than those killed while deployed to war zones from the United Kingdom and Australia combined. Read more......
2019-08-05, 22:13

Shady Market G2A Offers To Pay Journalists To Run Pre-Written Article Defending Them G2A, a third-party gray market for game keys, doesn’t exactly have a sterling reputation, given the accusations of sub-par security, developer disenfranchisement, and fraud that have surrounded it for years. Today, someone from the company tried to take control of the narrative surrounding its shady...
2019-07-08, 23:39

ATP roundup: Defending champ Gasquet survives at Libema Open Defending champion and No. 8 seed Richard Gasquet withstood 21 aces by Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene and rallied for a 6-7 (3), 7-6 (5), 6-4 win Tuesday in the first round of the Libema Open in s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands....
2019-06-11, 22:26

Aristides Aquino continues home-run barrage for Cincinnati Reds, sets another record with 13th Cincinnati Reds outfielder Aristides Aquino became the first player in MLB history to homer 13 times in his first 100 career plate appearances.       ...
2019-08-29, 08:52

Trump denounces Democrats in Cincinnati rally, calls ‘The Squad’ left wing extremists But while he did not mention Omar or her three colleagues by name in the opening moments of his Ohio gathering, the target of his attacks was unmistakable....
2019-08-02, 18:00

Phillip Ervin, Cincinnati Reds make history with offense in wild win over Colorado Rockies In a 17-9 win over the Colorado Rockies, the Cincinnati Reds made history with five triples and Phillip Ervin tied a club-record with six hits.       ...
2019-07-14, 17:39

N4T Investigators: UA spends tens of thousands defending transgender healthcare lawsuit TUCSON – The University of Arizona has spent $52,386.10 defending a lawsuit because the state does not include transgender surgeries in its insurance plan. Russell Toomey is a UA professor and a transgender man who wants a hysterectomy. Molly Brizgys is an attorney with the American Civil Liberties ...
2019-06-14, 12:52

Howard, Loyd lift defending champ Storm past Mercury 77-68 EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Natasha Howard had 21 points and 16 rebounds, Jewell Loyd added 17 points and the Seattle Storm opened defensive of their WNBA title with a 77-68 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday. Beginning a season where they will play without reigning league MVP Breanna Stewart for th...
2019-05-26, 00:26

Defending champ Hsieh into Japan Women's Open quarterfinals Defending champion Hsieh Su-wei was a game from defeat three times as she rallied to beat Priscilla Hon 1-6, 7-6 (2), 7-5 and advance to the quarterfinals of the Japan Women's Open        ...
2019-09-11, 19:52

Diplo is defending himself after Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner said he livestreamed their wedding without permission Diplo says he livestreamed Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner getting married in Las Vegas because he "didn't know it was a serious wedding." "There were mad people with cameras," he told Ryan Seacrest. "I didn't know I was the only person recording this thing. I was sitting next to Khalid, we were both wi...
2019-06-06, 09:00

Teenager Anisimova stuns defending champ Halep to reach final four "Teenager Amanda Anisimova put in one of the most impressive performances in recent French Open history on Thursday as she stunned defending champion Simona Halep 6-2 6-4 to reach the semi-finals."...
2019-06-06, 14:39

Katie Pavlich defends Trump for defending himself, calls out MSNBC's Scarborough Is there a double standard for President Trump in his war of words with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi? Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich says there is and criticized Democrats and the media for favoring Pelosi and defended the president for defending himself....
2019-05-25, 02:26

Scarlett Johansson Slammed by Dylan Farrow for Defending Woody Allen After Scarlett Johansson made headlines for standing by Woody Allen during an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Dylan Farrow took to Twitter to send a message to the......
2019-09-05, 23:52

Nation With Zero Women's World Cups Thinks Defending Champs Are Too Arrogant The United States women’s national team—three World Cups and four Olympic gold medals to their name—will meet England—zero of either—tomorrow afternoon in Lyon to decide who plays in Sunday’s final, and the English seem rather perturbed with the brimming confidence shown by the Americans....
2019-07-01, 23:00

A YouTuber is defending herself after accidentally uploading raw footage showing her hitting and spitting on her dog WIZZ/YouTube YouTube personality Brooke Houts uploaded a video Wednesday that showed her hitting and spitting at her dog. The video, which has since been deleted, was the unedited version of one she meant to post to her YouTube channel, where her Doberman dog is often featured. Houts issued an apol...
2019-08-08, 01:52

Defending champs Naomi Osaka, Novak Djokovic are No. 1 seeds for US Open Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic, who won last year's US Open, are the No. 1 seeds for singles play when the tournament begins Monday.       ...
2019-08-22, 05:39

Brazil's Marquinhos Says Battling Diarrhea Made Defending Messi "Very Difficult" Brazilian defender Marquinhos spoke highly of the Argentinian side his team disposed of on Tuesday in the semifinal of the Copa América, saying that both Lionel Messi and the whole of Argentina’s squad had an “inspired” night that made for a great game—Brazil went on to win 2-0. But while the task o...
2019-07-06, 19:39

'It's conceding as a team ... we switch off': Lampard laments Chelsea defending - video Sheffield United came from two goals down on Saturday to earn a 2-2 draw at Chelsea in the Premier League. The result leaves Frank Lampard still looking for a first home win in charge. The Blues looked to have the points in the bag as Tammy Abraham's first-half double gave them a comfortable lead, b...
2019-09-01, 09:39

Cincinnati's Luke Fickell fires back at Jim Harbaugh over James Hudson transfer situation Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell responded to Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, who had said, “Michigan did not block the waiver" for James Hudson.       ...
2019-08-17, 00:26

Jim Harbaugh fires back at Cincinnati's Luke Fickell over James Hudson transfer situation Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh responded to comments made by Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell regarding the transfer of lineman James Hudson.       ...
2019-08-14, 15:39

Nicki Minaj Name Drops Taylor Swift While Defending Her Impact on Music Industry Nicki Minaj is reflecting on her career in a powerful post on social media. The "Good Form" superstar took to Instagram on Friday to mark the 12th anniversary of the release of......
2019-07-06, 02:52

England vs USA: Neville tries to unsettle defending champions by throwing Sir Alex Ferguson curveball Phil Neville may still be a rookie coach, but he needs no introduction to the art of managerial mind games, having spent the best part of his playing career under Sir Alex Ferguson....
2019-07-01, 14:52

Peru Stun Defending Champions Chile 3-0 To Reach Copa America Final The stunning upset prevented Chile's golden generation from challenging for a third straight title, following their wins over Argentina in 2015 and 2016....
2019-07-04, 06:13

Pamela Anderson clashes with Meghan McCain, Joy Behar while defending 'cyberterrorist' Assange Model Pamela Anderson ruffled some feathers on "The View" Friday when she defended notorious hacker Julian Assange amid criticisms from two of the show's most outspoken hosts....
2019-09-07, 00:00

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 other countries formally condemned Beijing for the mass detention of ethnic and religious minorities in the country's Xinjiang region....
2019-07-15, 22:26

Brody Jenner Shows PDA With Josie Canseco After Defending Ex Kaitlynn Carter Over Split It looks like things are heating up even further between Brody Jenner and Josie Canseco following his split from Kaitlynn Carter. The 35-year-old star of The Hills: New Beginnings and the......
2019-08-17, 20:13

‘Win where we won’: As Trump’s campaign boasts of going on offense, its efforts appear squarely aimed at defending his 2016 map The plan includes solidifying and maximizing the support of Trump’s base in a handful of key states he won in 2016 while making marginal inroads with some of the constituencies that have been turned off by aspects of his presidency....
2019-07-17, 12:39

Auschwitz Memorial responds to MSNBC host for defending AOC's concentration camps rhetoric Auschwitz Memorial responded to MSNBC host Chris Hayes Tuesday after he defended divisive comments by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., who recently compared U.S. border facilities to concentration camps....
2019-06-19, 19:13

Rep. Steve King Questions If ‘There Would Be Any Population’ Left While Defending Rape and Incest Abortion Ban URBANDALE, Iowa — U.S. Rep. Steve King on Wednesday defended his call for a ban on all abortions by questioning whether “there would be any population of the world left” if not for births due to rape and incest. Speaking before a conservative group in the Des Moines suburb of Urban...
2019-08-16, 16:00

Juventus signing Matthijs de Ligt: 'Italy loves defending the most in the world' – video New Juventus signing Matthijs de Ligt seemed excited about making a name for himself in Serie A at his first press conference, saying "it is the country that loves defending the most in the world. If you talk about Italian players, for me the most common names that come up are the defenders."The Dut...
2019-07-19, 18:26

Dems decry Omar resolution defending Israel boycott: 'Dead on arrival' High-profile Democrats are decrying a controversial resolution from Rep. Ilhan Omar affirming the right to boycott Israel, even as they rally behind her and three other first-term congresswomen attacked by President Trump....
2019-07-19, 17:00

Here's Why Fans Think Lady Gaga Is Defending Bradley Cooper After Irina Shayk Split The moment Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper took to the Oscars stage to perform "Shallow," a rumor was born. Their sizzling chemistry and intense gazes sparked speculation that the......
2019-06-11, 03:13

Virginia earns first NCAA lacrosse title since 2011 with defeat of defending champ Yale Led four goals from Matt Moore, Virginia took an early lead and held off defending champion Yale to win its first NCAA lacrosse title since 2011.        ...
2019-05-28, 00:39

Muslim nations are defending China's crackdown on Muslims. It shatters the myth of Islamic solidarity Last week, a number of Muslim-majority countries praised China's human rights record, dismissing reports of a widespread crackdown on Muslims there. Experts say it's proof of Beijing's growing power....
2019-07-17, 15:13

Under-fire Alex Acosta defends 2008 prosecution of Jeffery Epstein as defending victims Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defended his handling of the prosecution of Jeffrey Epstein for sex crimes as a decision that protected the victims in the case because it allowed them to avoid a trial where they could be cross-examined by the defense's lawyers....
2019-07-10, 22:26

Stan Wawrinka advances as injury fells defending US Open champ Novak Djokovic Shoulder injury stops top-seeded and defending champion Novak Djokovic as No. 23 seed Stan Wawrinka reaches the quarterfinals for the second year in a row.       ...
2019-09-02, 07:13

Former Harvard dean, removed after defending Weinstein, speaks out for first time since ouster, condemns school Former Harvard deans Ronald Sullivan and wife Stephanie Robinson say Harvard has betrayed its academic traditions.        ...
2019-06-14, 22:00

Los Angeles Lakers' Moritz Wagner apologizes for liking tweet defending George Zimmerman Los Angeles Lakers rookie Mortiz Wagner apologized Wednesday for appearing to like a tweet that defended George Zimmerman over the murder of Trayvon Martin in 2012....
2019-06-20, 23:00

Trump like Muhammad Ali 'defending his belt,' he'll be 'trash talking all the way to the end' of 2020 race, Greg Gutfeld says On "The Five" Tuesday the hosts debated whether or not Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden can continue to lead with a light campaign schedule and whether or not President Trump's attacks on the former vice president could backfire. ...
2019-05-29, 05:39

Gary Woodland holds off defending champ Brooks Koepka to win U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Gary Woodland won his first major by holding off two-time defending U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka in the final round at Pebble Beach.       ...
2019-06-17, 03:52

Julian Castro attacks Trump while defending brother's decision to publish donor names Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary (HUD) Julian Castro defended his brother's controversial decision to publish the names of some President Trump donors, arguing it was important for people to know about businesses in San Antonio that donated to the president....
2019-08-10, 02:00

Cardi B tweeted 'Wish I was dead,' then quickly deleted it after a weekend spent defending herself from rape and 'blackfishing' accusations Theo Wargo/Getty Images Fans captured screenshots of Cardi B tweeting "I wish I was dead" on Sunday before the rapper quickly deleted it. Cardi B refuted accusations that she raped men in an Instagram Live stream on Friday, and deleted another tweet Sunday in response to "blackfishing" allegations....
2019-07-22, 01:13

Twitter release statement defending approach to tackling racist abuse against Premier League footballers Twitter have released statement insisting it has taken action on more than 700 examples of "hateful conduct" in the past two weeks following several cases of racist abuse involving Premier League footballers....
2019-09-04, 22:39

American Teen Amanda Anisimova's Singular Backhand Tore Up The Defending French Open Champ Amanda Anisimova has a good backhand, so good as to foreclose any technical critique from the peanut gallery. She’s 17 years old and it has already been described by tennis commentators, perhaps accurately, as the best backhand on tour, and, hyperbolically, as the best of all time. I’ll leave those ...
2019-06-06, 22:01

The career of Lisa Bloom: How Gloria Allred's daughter ended up defending Harvey Weinstein and came to regret it Matt Slocum / AP High profile attorney Lisa Bloom has made a career out of representing women against powerful men. She's the daughter of Gloria Allred, another famous lawyer who has fought for decades for women's rights, including representing Nicole Simpson in the O.J. Simpson trial, and Norma Mc...
2019-09-12, 20:13

Manny Pacquiao defeats Keith Thurman via split decision: Round-by-round analysis Keith Thurman picked up his first career loss as Manny Pacquiao took a split decision in their WBA welterweight title fight in Las Vegas.       ...
2019-07-21, 17:13

Meet Cori 'Coco' Gauff, the 15-year-old who beat Venus Williams Cori 'Coco' Gauff opened a lot of eyes when she toppled Venus Williams at Wimbledon, but you shouldn't be surprised that the 15-year-old is taking tennis by storm.       ...
2019-07-03, 20:00

Former champ Ostapenko faces Azarenka in round one, winner to play Osaka, Venus to play Svitolina "The draw for the women’s tournament at the French Open has been completed with the highlight of the opening round seeing former champion Jelena Ostapenko face Victoria Azarenka."...
2019-05-23, 19:52

Who is the 15-year-old who beat 39-year-old Venus Williams at Wimbledon? In her Grand Slam debut, Cori Gauff, 15, upset Venus Williams in the first round at Wimbledon on Monday. Gauff is the tournament's youngest player.        ...
2019-07-02, 00:00

Coney Island Amusement Park in Cincinnati shutting down all rides to focus on water park Coney Island in Cincinnati will remove its amusement park rides and center its attention on its Sunlite Pool water park area       ...
2019-09-10, 17:13

Jeremy Lin is an NBA champion now The age of Linsanity may be over, but Jeremy Lin is now an NBA champion. Lin, who played just one minute (Game 3) in the NBA Finals, will get a championship ring after the Raptors defeated the Warriors’ 114-110 in Game 6 on Thursday night. The Raptors signed the former Knick and Net in Februar...
2019-06-14, 15:00

'None of your business': A televangelist defending his private jets goes viral Texas televangelist Kenneth Copeland came under fire for statements defending his lavish lifestyle, including his ownership of three private jets.        ...
2019-06-04, 21:26

Republicans Condemn ‘Send Her Back’ Chants at Trump’s Rally. But They’re Still Defending President Trump After the crowd at President Donald Trump’s rally chanted “send her back” in reference to a foreign born Congresswoman, Republicans on Capitol Hill largely condemned the rhetoric. But they also defended the President himself, saying Trump, who only days earlier had tweeted similar ...
2019-07-19, 00:39

Experience: my dog is a champion surfer The dogs have 10 minutes to catch as many waves as they can. Judges look at length of ride, whether they make it back to shore, and how many tricks they doWhen my golden retriever, Ricochet, was born, on 20 January 2008, she took her first breath in my hands. I had launched a non-profit organisation...
2019-07-19, 13:13

How to build a spelling bee champion As a tutor, what makes the National Spelling Bee so fulfilling is that it represents the culmination of dozens of hours of study spent practicing these skills with my studentsThe Scripps National Spelling Bee is an object of curiosity and bemusement. Many of the millions who will tune in to ESPN’s b...
2019-05-28, 16:39

Former Formula One champion Lauda dead at 70 Three-times Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, regarded as one of the finest racers of all time and who later became a successful airline entrepreneur, has died at 70 after battling declining health....
2019-05-21, 14:32

3-time NBA champion Livingston retires at 34 Veteran NBA guard Shaun Livingston, who came back from a devastating knee injury early in his career to become one of the league's savviest players, has retired at the age of 34....
2019-09-14, 09:39

Who is Gary Woodland? What you need to know about the new U.S. Open champion Not everyone knows Gary Woodland. From his family to his love of basketball to his near misses on the PGA Tour, here's a look at the new U.S. Open champion....
2019-06-17, 07:13

Champion Clijsters' shock return a very welcome one "The Belgian will be back on tour in 2020, playing a reduced schedule as she looks for her fifth Grand Slam title - and it\u0027s a very welcome return, writes Carrie Dunn."...
2019-09-12, 23:52

Fury still lineal champion with TKO of Schwarz Tyson Fury needed just two rounds to put away Tom Schwarz, dropping the challenger late in the second round before scoring a TKO to retain his lineal heavyweight title Saturday night....
2019-06-16, 08:39

Niki Lauda: Much more than a Formula One champion Niki Lauda was a successful Formula One driver, aviation entrepreneur, television F1 pundit, and more recently the non-executive chairman of the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team....
2019-05-21, 18:26

The battle at 140: Which champion can unify the division? Ahead of Hooker-Ramirez on July 27, the junior welterweight division is basically a four-man tournament for unification. Which fighter at 140 has the best chances to make it happen?...
2019-07-24, 22:52

Three-time F1 champion Lauda dead at 70 Three-time Formula One champion Niki Lauda, who recovered from a near-fatal accident to become one of motor racing's greatest drivers, has died aged 70, according to Reuters....
2019-05-21, 20:52

Li Na becomes Asia's first grand slam champion China's Li Na wins the 2011 French Open to become the first Asian player to win a grand slam. Republished as part of CNN World Sport's 25th anniversary....
2019-05-21, 19:26

Lowry brushes aside critics: 'I'm a champion' After posting 26 points and 10 assists in the Raptors' title-clinching win, Kyle Lowry basked in his career-defining moment and said, "The critics will have something else to say, which is fine. But I'm a champion."...
2019-06-14, 11:26

A former 'Jeopardy' champion says he won $20,000 on HQ Trivia, but has yet to be paid HQ Trivia One-time "Jeopardy" champion Alex Jacob claims that he won $20,000 on HQ Trivia in June — but one month later, he says he has yet to be paid. "It may take some eligible winners up to 90 days to receive cash prizes," HQ Trivia told Business Insider. Fans have long complained about pa...
2019-07-09, 21:39

How a Self-Taught Art Curator Became a Gay Rights Champion ‘I had no vision at all,’ said Charles W. Leslie, who co-founded the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art 50 years ago. ‘It had to do with some vague concept of gay liberation.’...
2019-06-21, 18:26

U.S. Wins World Cup and Becomes a Champion for Its Time Few sports teams are asked to carry as much meaning on their shoulders as the women of U.S. soccer. On Sunday, they lived up to the challenge with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands....
2019-07-08, 03:52

Who's the next undisputed junior featherweight champion? Three champions carry the four world titles in boxing's 122-pound division, but does Emanuel Navarrete, Danny Roman or Rey Vargas have what it takes to become the undisputed champion?...
2019-08-16, 17:13

The Heavyweight Champion With an Imperfect Body Boxer Andy Ruiz Jr. eats candy bars before his fights and was taunted about his weight. He answered with a shocking knockout win over Anthony Joshua....
2019-06-02, 16:39

Despite being champion, Masayuki Ito still a blank canvas Masayuki Ito won a junior lightweight title as a professional despite never having fought as an amateur. But that's no surprise to trainer Rudy Hernandez, who said the sky is the limit for Ito....
2019-05-24, 17:52

Vergne becomes Formula E's first double champion "French driver Jean-Eric Vergne defended his Formula E title and became the first double champion in the all-electric series after finishing seventh in Sunday\u0027s New York season finale."...
2019-07-15, 00:26

On This Day: Heavyweight champion Ken Norton is born Thomas Georgiou looks back on the life of heavyweight great Ken Norton The post On This Day: Heavyweight champion Ken Norton is born appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-09, 14:52

Giro champion Carapaz confirmed for Vuelta "Richard Carapaz will look to add the Vuelta title to his Giro d’Italia crown after being confirmed in Movistar’s line-up for the final Grand Tour of the season."...
2019-08-19, 15:52

Former champion Kuznetsova added to US Open field "Russia\u0027s Svetlana Kuznetsova, the 2004 US Open champion, has been added to the main draw of this year\u0027s tournament after the withdrawal of Slovakia\u0027s Dominika Cibulkova."...
2019-08-13, 02:00

Former champion Stephens ousted by Russian qualifier Former champion Sloane Stephens was stunned by Russian qualifier Anna Kalinskaya 6-3 6-4 in the first round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday after an inconsistent display during which she was unable to find any sort of rhythm....
2019-08-28, 08:13

Hamilton 'cracked up' at Verstappen's dig at ex-F1 champion Rosberg Lewis Hamilton was "cracking up" when he saw Max Verstappen's comment that Nico Rosberg is "the new Jacques Villeneuve", and believes retired drivers are critical because they are now "irrelevant"...
2019-09-08, 14:26

AEW All Out: 5 things to watch as a world champion gets crowned The Elite bring things full circle with “All Out” before starting the next phase of All Elite Wrestling. Cody Rhodes, Kenny Omega, Hangman Page and The Young Bucks are back at the Sears Centre, the site of last year’s “All In” show that laid the foundation for AEW. The company now needs to use...
2019-08-29, 19:13

Former world champion Whitaker dies after being hit in Virginia Former U.S. world champion Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker has died after being hit by a vehicle in Virginia Beach, Virginia, according to police. He was 55....
2019-07-15, 21:39

CAS to hear Chinese champion Sun's case in public A case in which China's multiple world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang is accused of anti-doping violations will be held in public in a break from usual procedure, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said in a statement on Tuesday....
2019-08-20, 19:13

Nicola Adams named WBO flyweight champion Olympic star Nicola Adams has been elevated to world championship status The post Nicola Adams named WBO flyweight champion appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-31, 19:00

Carl Frampton: 'I genuinely know I can be a world champion again' As he returns to the ring, Frampton talks about losing to Josh Warrington, nearly retiring, his resonance with Rocky and why he won’t listen to ‘dickheads on Twitter who say I’m now shit’Philadelphia is known as the city of brotherly love, but Carl Frampton is aiming for a destructive night’s work o...
2019-08-06, 02:52

Bob Wilber, Champion of Jazz’s Legacy, Is Dead at 91 He was a devoted disciple of the pioneering New Orleans soprano saxophonist and clarinetist Sidney Bechet. But he developed his own take on Bechet’s style....
2019-08-10, 00:00

World champion Gatlin OK after hamstring scare "Reigning world 100 metres champion Justin Gatlin should be back training within the week after tests were negative for a possible hamstring injury."...
2019-09-04, 17:00

Former champion Kuznetsova added to U.S. Open field Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova, the 2004 U.S. Open champion, has been added to the main draw of this year's tournament after the withdrawal of Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova....
2019-08-13, 01:39

| Another injury setback for hurdles champion Pearson 100m hurdles world champion Sally Pearson has suffered another injury setback, with a hamstring strain forcing her out of upcoming events in Lucerne, Monaco and London....
2019-07-05, 08:39

FE champion Vergne would "strongly" consider top F1 team offer Double ABB FIA Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne says he would "strongly" consider a return to Formula 1, but only if he received an offer from a top squad...
2019-07-24, 17:26

Former Olympic champion Pearson retires from athletics "World and former Olympic champion high hurdler Sally Pearson, Australia\u0027s most successful track athlete of her generation, gave up on her bid for a swansong at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and retired on Tuesday."...
2019-08-06, 15:52

Algeria crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early deflected goal....
2019-07-20, 01:39

Algeria wins Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early deflected goal....
2019-07-23, 16:26

Another Chinese Grand Slam champion due in next decade: Li China will likely produce another Grand Slam women's champion in the next decade, predicts Li Na, the only player from her nation to taste victory in any of tennis's four biggest tournaments....
2019-07-19, 06:00

This LS-Powered Mini is the Undisputed Champion of Hooning Is there anything cooler than a car built for the singular purpose of shredding tires and looking scary as hell? While this Mini technically can be driven on the road (and it seems the owner does just that), there is very little here in terms of driver comfort or user friendliness. With a 4.8-liter ...
2019-07-08, 03:52

US teenager becomes first Fortnite World Cup champion, winning $3m Sixteen-year-old Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf beat 99 other players at the Fortnite World Cup tournament in New YorkLast night, a US teenager who goes by the name Bugha – real name Kyle Giersdorf – became the Fortnite World Cup Champion. The 16-year-old beat 99 other players in the brightly coloured Battl...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Former champion Duval chalks up near-record 14 on one hole Former champion David Duval came within one shot of matching the highest single-hole score at a British Open when he ran up 14 strokes at the par-five seventh during the opening round at Royal Portrush on Thursday....
2019-07-18, 23:13

10 Women's World Cup 2019 Heroines To Champion Now England may have crashed out, but there's still plenty to celebrate. From the Brazilian legend for whom lipstick is war paint to the American force taking President Trump to task, meet the World Cup 2019's most inspiring participants...
2019-07-03, 15:52

GOP impeachment champion gets a hero's welcome back home GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Rep. Justin Amash is a lonely man in Congress, the sole Republican to back Donald Trump’s removal from office. But back home on Tuesday night, the Michigan lawmaker got the red-carpet treatment in his first face-to-face encounter with voters since his call for impeachment.Durin...
2019-05-29, 06:52

Luis Alvarez, Champion of 9/11 Responders, Dies at 53 A former New York City police officer, he developed cancer 16 years after spending three months seeking survivors and victims’ remains in Lower Manhattan in 2001....
2019-06-30, 01:26

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ’d from London Olympics for doping LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says its new anti-doping chamber stripped Ruslan Nurudinov of fourth place in London in the 105-kilogram weig...
2019-05-27, 17:26

Which team will be the NHL's next first-time champion? Here are the odds Now that the St. Louis Blues have won the Stanley Cup, who’s the next first-time winner? Here’s our odds going into 2019-20.       ...
2019-06-13, 11:00

Fat chance: Ruiz set to reign as heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. set to reign as heavyweight champion following epic upset of Anthony Joshua at Madison Square Garden        ...
2019-06-02, 21:00

Champion boxer balances training with day job at gas company Andrew Cancio gets up around 4 a.m. every weekday and goes for a pre-dawn run near his home in Oxnard. He drives 30 minutes to Simi Valley, changes into his uniform and starts his shift as a technician for the Southern California Gas Company at 6:30 a.m....
2019-06-21, 15:39

Former Stanley Cup champion homeless again in Canada, refuses help: report Joe Murphy, who was the No. 1 pick of the Detroit Red Wings in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft and a Stanley Cup champion with the Edmonton Oilers in 1990, is reportedly homeless for the second time in two years and is struggling with his mental health....
2019-08-09, 17:26

Out of shadows of Irish golf, Lowry a major champion No longer in the shadows of Irish golf, Shane Lowry now has his name etched on the base of the silver claret jug       ...
2019-07-22, 12:52

Out of the shadows of Irish golf, Lowry a major champion No longer in the shadows of Irish golf, Shane Lowry now has his name etched on the base of the silver claret jug        ...
2019-07-23, 08:00

Former Wimbledon champion McNamara dies at 64 after cancer battle "Australia\u0027s Peter McNamara, who won three doubles Grand Slam titles and became a prominent coach after hanging up his racquet, has died at the age of 64 after a quiet battle with cancer."...
2019-07-22, 14:13

Pernell Whitaker, Champion in Four Boxing Classes, Dies at 55 A defensive master, Whitaker “could stand in front of you and you couldn’t find him,” one boxing announcer said. He died after being struck by a car in Virginia....
2019-07-16, 02:00

NBA-champion Raptors take Miami C Hernandez with 59th pick TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors selected center Dewan Hernandez from the University of Miami with the 59th pick in Thursday’s NBA draft. The 6-foot-11 Hernandez sat out this season because of his dealings with an agent. Facing additional punishment next season, the junior from Miami turned ...
2019-06-21, 08:13

French Open trophy gaffe gives Australia another champion When Ash Barty won the French Open title on Saturday she thought she was the first Australian woman to lift the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen since Margaret Court in 1973....
2019-06-09, 15:52

Former swimming world champion James Magnussen retires SYDNEY (AP) — Two-time swimming world champion James Magnussen said Wednesday he is retiring after winning 15 medals for Australia at major international events over a 10-year career. The 28-year-old Magnussen was affected by shoulder injuries over the past several years. He won world 100-meter free...
2019-06-05, 05:01

Former Australian tennis champion Peter McNamara dead at 64 His death at his home in Germany from prostate cancer was confirmed by David Law, a family friend and tennis commentator, on behalf of McNamara’s wife Petra....
2019-07-22, 06:13

Supercars champion McLaughlin denies claims he's become "boring" Scott McLaughlin has hit back at comments from Supercars rival David Reynolds that he has become "boring", claiming that he's simply "grown up" since moving to DJR Team Penske...
2019-08-24, 08:39

Who is Boris Johnson, Brexit champion and wannabe British PM? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man plotting to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
2019-05-24, 20:52

Canadian 11-time world champion says she is no drug cheat Canada's 11-times canoe world champion Laurence Vincent Lapointe maintained she is not a drug cheat on Tuesday but conceded there will be people who will never believe her....
2019-08-20, 19:13

Golf: Lee6 stands alone as U.S. Women's Open champion Lee Jeong-eun had a '6' added to her surname on the Korean women's golf tour to differentiate her from the five others that joined the circuit before her....
2019-06-03, 09:26

Meet England’s heavyweight champion Natty Ngwenya Natty Ngwenya tells John Dennen why fourth time's the charm The post Meet England’s heavyweight champion Natty Ngwenya appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-20, 20:26

Two-times welterweight world champion Napoles dead at 79 Two-times welterweight world champion Jose "Mantequilla" Napoles died on Friday in Mexico City aged 79, the World Boxing Council announced on its website....
2019-08-17, 12:13

Basso holds Rome lead over ERC champion Lukyanuk "Giandomenico Basso has maintained his lead on Rally di Roma Capitale over last year’s FIA European Rally Championship winner Alexey Lukyanuk during Sunday morning\u0027s four stages."...
2019-07-21, 12:00

Boxing News at Five: Kovalev predicts Yarde will become a champion Terry Dooley rounds up today's boxing news The post Boxing News at Five: Kovalev predicts Yarde will become a champion appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-26, 23:00

Boxing, MMA champion charged after pet cougar escaped in Florida PARKLAND, Fla. — Authorities say a professional fighter allowed his pet cougar escape from his Florida home earlier this year. The Sun Sentinel reported Thursday that 33-year-old Tyrone Spong was charged with offenses including keeping the animal without a permit. Spong is the World Boxing Organizat...
2019-08-16, 21:39

| World 800m champion Arzamasova given provisional drugs ban The 2015 women's 800m world champion Maryna Arzamasova has provisionally suspended after failing a drugs test, the Athletics Integrity Unit announced....
2019-08-28, 03:26

Former canoe world champion from Russia banned for 4 years LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Canoe Federation says former world champion Oleg Zhestkov of Russia has been banned for four years for doping. The ICF says Zhestkov, who competed at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, tested positive for the banned endurance-boosting hor...
2019-06-10, 12:26

Saoirse Kennedy Hill was a #MeToo champion and activist Saoirse Kennedy Hill was a champion for the #MeToo movement as part of her studies at Boston College, according to a Twitter account purportedly set up by her. Under the handle @saoirsekh, Hill fired off a series of posts about the women’s empowerment movement in March and April 2018 for her s...
2019-08-02, 20:39

N.C.A.A. Women’s Final: Baylor Is Champion With Win Over Notre Dame The Lady Bears, despite losing a top player and then having the Irish’s best player at the line in the final seconds, beat Notre Dame with the title at stake for the second time in eight years....
2019-05-21, 15:01

Cori 'Coco' Gauff can be grand slam champion Chinese superstar Li Na is excited by the state of the women's game at present after yet another dramatic fortnight at Wimbledon and is looking forward to what will be an intriguing US Open in August. Much of the satisfaction is down to the emerging talents breaking through on the main tour -- namel...
2019-07-31, 20:00

ERC champion Lukyanuk gets 10 days of community service for speeding Defending European Rally champion Alexey Lukyanuk has been handed 10 days of community service as punishment for two speeding offences on last weekend's Rally Liepaja...
2019-05-27, 17:26

Hannah Green holds her nerve and becomes major champion CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green held her nerve and saved par from the bunker with a 5-foot putt on the final hole to win the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship for her first major championship, and the first by an Australian in 13 years. Green closed with an even-par 72 at Hazeltine National for ...
2019-06-24, 03:26

Injury forces former Olympic champion Pearson to retire World and former Olympic champion high hurdler Sally Pearson, the most successful Australian track athlete of her generation, gave up on her dream of a swansong at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and retired on Tuesday....
2019-08-06, 10:39

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ'd from London Olympics for doping A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping with an anabolic steroid        ...
2019-05-27, 18:52

eSport: MoAuba becomes first German FIFA world champion 'MoAuba' upset the odds in the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final to beat reigning titleholder 'Rogue Msdossary' in London. The Werder Bremen gamer is the first German to claim a world title in competitive FIFA....
2019-08-04, 23:13

The first 'Fortnite' Champion Series begins August 17th Now that Fortnite's tenth season is underway and the World Cup is fading out of view, Epic is ready to outline what comes next for competitive play in its battle royale title. The first Champion Series (previously called the Championship Series) wil......
2019-08-04, 05:26

Yuta “Yuttoto” Sudo is Evo 2019’s Soulcalibur VI champion. Yuta “Yuttoto” Sudo is Evo 2019’s Soulcalibur VI champion. He fended off a fierce challenge from runner-up Zain “Bluegod” Tibeishat to become the game’s first official Evo champion....
2019-08-03, 18:13

Former champion Stephens ousted by Russian qualifier Kalinskaya "Former champion Sloane Stephens was stunned by Russian qualifier Anna Kalinskaya 6-3 6-4 in the first round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday after an inconsistent display during which she was unable to find any sort of rhythm."...
2019-08-28, 19:39

Warriors congratulate NBA champion Raptors in Toronto newspaper ad The Golden State Warriors took out a full-page advert in the Toronto Star on Monday to congratulate a Toronto Raptors team that stopped them claiming a third consecutive NBA championship....
2019-06-18, 04:26

American Ron Messel named air guitar world champion The victor strummed his way to success after becoming US national champion earlier this year. The annual event sees contestants adopt rock'n'roll alter-egos and pretend to play guitar to promote world peace....
2019-08-24, 05:13

Aishwarya Pissay Becomes India's First-Ever FIM Bajas World Champion Aishwarya Pissay finished fourth in the fourth and final round of the 2019 FIM Bajas World Cup to lead the championship with four points and claim the title....
2019-08-12, 12:39

Controversial Chinese Swimming Champion Sun Yang Keeps Getting Protested Highly decorated Chinese swimmer Sun Yang has continued his dominant run at the 2019 World Championships in South Korea, and he has also continued his run of pissing off his opponents. Over the weekend, Australian rival Mack Horton refused to share the podium with Sun after Sun won the 400-meter fre...
2019-07-24, 21:26

Billy Joe Saunders weighs in for his bid to become two-weight world champion Billy Joe Saunders looks in good condition as he makes weight for his first super-middleweight world title fight The post Billy Joe Saunders weighs in for his bid to become two-weight world champion appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-21, 15:13

Wimbledon champion Halep enjoys Romania's adulation Romania's presidency and the Orthodox Church awarded Wimbledon tennis champion Simona Halep their highest distinctions on Monday while hundreds of fans cheered her home after she blitzed U.S. opponent Serena Williams at the weekend....
2019-07-15, 21:39

McLaughlin upstages Olympic champion Muhammad in Oslo World junior record holder Sydney McLaughlin upstaged Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad to win the women's 400 meters hurdles race at the Bislett Games on Thursday....
2019-06-14, 05:52

As the Amazon Burns, Europe Seizes Title of Climate Champion With the Trump administration nearly silent, European leaders have energetically stepped in to take up the mantle of leadership. A trade deal could be at stake....
2019-08-24, 21:39

UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade carjacked in Brazil UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade was carjacked at gunpoint in Brazil, according ESPN. Andrade, who was driving with her wife, Fernanda Gomes, early Thursday morning also posted about it on her Instagram story as a plea for help in finding their stolen car. The Brazil native was drivi...
2019-05-31, 06:52