OAKMONT, Pa. — After Dustin Johnson stuck his approach shot from the 18th fairway at Sunday's U.S. Open to within 5 feet of the pin, he strolled up the fairway serenaded by chants of "D.J., D.J., D.J." knowing nothing could take away this moment.
BOSTON — Taijuan Walker tried to remain positive and say all the right things, including his belief that he’ll make his next start. But as he exited the cramped, dank closet known as the visitor’s clubhouse at Fenway Park, his gait belied his spoken optimism.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Crystal Langhorne and Breanna Stewart combined for 45 points and 13 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough as the Dallas Wings defeated the Seattle Storm 88-79 on Thursday night at College Park Center before 4,622.
OAKMONT, Penn. — Irishman Shane Lowry held a two-shot lead after 14 holes when third-round play was suspended for the day in fading light at the weather-hit U.S. Open after a long Saturday at Oakmont Country Club.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The International Olympic Committee (IOC) ended any slim hopes that Russian athletes might have had of competing at the Rio Games in August by backing the IAAF's decision to extend its ban on the country for systematic doping on Saturday.
OAKMONT, Pennsylvania — Little-known American Andrew Landry upstaged the game's biggest names on a frustrating day of multiple weather delays as he grabbed an early one-shot lead in the abbreviated first round of the U.S. Open on Thursday.
PHOENIX — Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is enjoying a red-hot stretch that is helping him keep pace with the rest of the National League's pitching dominance. Kershaw turned in another brilliant effort on Wednesday when he tossed 7 1/3 innings and struck out 11 batters to hurl the Dodgers past the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Scott Servais removed his Mariners cap and exhaled. His pitching-thin team, featuring an overworked bullpen and unpredictable starting rotation, had pieced together enough of an outing for a much-needed win.
It’s been one year since the U.S. Open came to Chambers Bay. For those who failed to survive the cut — and even many of those who did — their prevailing memory isn’t the final round that offered a dozen story-line turns, seemingly all at once, culminating with an 18th-hole Sunday showdown between two of the sport’s best players.
SEATTLE — At 6:56 p.m., less than half an hour before the scheduled kickoff time, anticipation turned to impatience. Necks craned for a glimpse of Lionel Messi, the greatest player in the world, kids in Barcelona jerseys tugging on their parents’ sleeves.
SAN DIEGO — Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki tallied two hits to bring his total between American and Japanese professional baseball to 4,257, one more than Pete Rose’s Major League record, in a 6-3 loss to San Diego on Wednesday.