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Federer reaches Rogers Cup final

/ Aug 13, 2017

Federer reaches Rogers Cup final

Roger Federer continued his longest winning streak in five years by reaching the Rogers Cup final. The second-seeded Federer used a 6-3, 7-6 (7-5) victory over unseeded Robin Haase of the Netherlands on Saturday to reach his sixth final of the year and win his ...

Matsuyama trails leader by one stroke at PGA

/ Aug 13, 2017

Matsuyama trails leader by one stroke at PGA

Hideki Matsuyama shot a 2-over-par 73 on Saturday and gave up his share of the overnight lead after the third round of the PGA Championship, but stayed in contention to claim his first major title, sitting just one shot off the pace. Matsuyama, who started ...

Japan gets bronze in 4x100 relay

/ Aug 13, 2017

Japan gets bronze in 4x100 relay

Japan won its first medal in the men's 4x100-meter relay at a world athletics championships, finishing third after Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt, running the anchor leg for his nation, hurt his leg shortly after taking the baton and could not finish the race Saturday. Shuhei ...

Reese hangs on to claim 4th world long jump title

/ Aug 12, 2017

Reese hangs on to claim 4th world long jump title

American Brittney Reese claimed her fourth world long jump title on Friday after a tense, tight contest in which only 6 cm separated the top four competitors. Darya Klishina, competing as a neutral athlete after the Russian federation was banned over state-sponsored doping, took silver ...

Cowboys' Elliott gets six-game ban

/ Aug 12, 2017

Cowboys' Elliott gets six-game ban

The NFL suspended star Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for six games Friday, concluding after a yearlong investigation that the league's leading rusher injured his former girlfriend in three separate incidents last summer. According to the letter Elliott received informing him of the suspension, ...

Matsuyama tied for PGA lead

/ Aug 12, 2017

Matsuyama tied for PGA lead

Most meaningful of all the text messages Hideki Matsuyama received last week was the one from Jason Day congratulating the star for his 61 in the final round at Firestone to win his second World Golf Championship. It read: "Congrats, mate. Unreal playing. See you ...

/ Aug 11, 2017

USTA to give shot clock a test run at U.S. Open

The U.S. Tennis Association said shot-clock technology will be tested beginning this month at the U.S. Open. The technology tracks the time taken by the server between points. Stacey Allaster, head of pro tennis at the USTA, told USA TODAY that it will be tested ...