- Bolt back in relay, chases 3rd gold at worlds in Beijing Updated: Aug-28-15 3:05 pm
BEIJING - Usain Bolt handed his shoes to a volunteer after the 200-meter race and the person took off with them.
- Ex-Arkansas State hurdler finishes 8th at world championship Updated: Aug-28-15 2:47 pm
JONESBORO, Arkansas - Former Arkansas State hurdler Sharika Nelvis finished eighth in the 100-meter hurdles at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing after stumbling over the final hurdle.
- Danielle Williams wins her 1st world hurdles title at 22 Updated: Aug-28-15 1:56 pm
BEIJING - Danielle Williams glanced to her right after crossing the line in the 100-meter hurdles, looking for her older sister.
- No way he'd quit: Kidney disease can't stop US hurdler Updated: Aug-28-15 1:27 pm
BEIJING - When the doctors hooked Aries Merritt onto the dialysis machine two years ago, they told him his running days were over.
- Schippers: From outsider to world sprint champion in 1 year Updated: Aug-28-15 1:20 pm
BEIJING - Forgive Dafne Schippers for being dazed and dizzy.
- Struggling Russia gets unexpected gold in 110-meter hurdles Updated: Aug-28-15 1:14 pm
BEIJING - Russian hurdler Sergey Shubenkov knows all about his country's doping scandals, he's just not paying any attention to it.
- US Open women's final sells out before men's final Updated: Aug-28-15 11:24 am
NEW YORK - With Serena Williams on the verge of making history, the U.S. Open women's final has sold out before the men's title match.
- The Latest: Dawn Harper-Nelson crashes in hurdles semifinals Updated: Aug-28-15 7:42 am
BEIJING - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):
- China gets 1-2 in sporting finish to 20K walk at worlds Updated: Aug-28-15 1:29 am
BEIJING - With China's first gold of the world championships virtually assured, the only thing for teammates Liu Hong and Lu Xiuzhi to decide was who should win it.
- Alex Morgan hopes last injury was the last Updated: Aug-27-15 10:35 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Alex Morgan hopes she's emerging from her last injury layoff for a while.
- Defending champion Kvitova advances in Connecticut Open Updated: Aug-27-15 10:14 pm
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Second-seeded defending champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic beat seventh-seeded Agnieska Radwanska of Poland 7-5, 6-4 on Thurday night to reach the Connecticut Open semifinals.
- Mitchell hits 3-pointer at buzzer, Mercury rally past Sun Updated: Aug-27-15 9:43 pm
UNCASVILLE, Connecticut - Leilani Mitchell hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Phoenix Mercury an 81-80 victory over Connecticut on Thursday night, extending the Sun's losing streak to six games.
- Struggling Bouchard gets help from Connors ahead of US Open Updated: Aug-27-15 8:41 pm
NEW YORK - Eugenie Bouchard is getting a little help from Jimmy Connors ahead of the U.S. Open.
- Brittany Lang leads LPGA Tour event in Alabama Updated: Aug-27-15 8:19 pm
PRATTVILLE, Alabama - Brittany Lang birdied five of the first seven holes in windy conditions and shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.
- Stephanie Ready becomes full-time female NBA game analyst Updated: Aug-27-15 6:06 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - FOX Sports Southeast has promoted Stephanie Ready to NBA game analyst covering the Charlotte Hornets.
- Los Angeles Marathon gets new sponsor Updated: Aug-27-15 5:55 pm
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Marathon has a new sponsor.
- ACC trio looking for championships in SEC with Gamecocks Updated: Aug-27-15 5:29 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Coach Dawn Staley has built South Carolina to compete for national championships. And some of the very best players in the Atlantic Coast Conference have signed on for the run.
- Serena Williams could face Sharapova in US Open semifinal Updated: Aug-27-15 4:57 pm
NEW YORK - Serena Williams could play an All-American U.S. Open.
- Star ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson out for season Updated: Aug-27-15 3:30 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Champion ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson is out for the season following knee surgery.
- Americans add 2 golds at worlds from Felix and Taylor Updated: Aug-27-15 1:41 pm
BEIJING - Allyson Felix and Christian Taylor were out of their comfort zones at the world championships.
- Tennis' Djokovic has new title - UNICEF goodwill ambassador Updated: Aug-27-15 12:52 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Top-ranked tennis star Novak Djokovic has a new title - goodwill ambassador for the U.N. children's agency, UNICEF.
- Wlodarczyk's record win gives Poland hammer throw sweep Updated: Aug-27-15 12:42 pm
BEIJING - The more Anita Wlodarczyk has accomplished in her hammer throwing career, the more she has learned to keep her celebrations relatively restrained.
- US beats Algeria to sit 2nd at women's volleyball World Cup Updated: Aug-27-15 10:41 am
MATSUMOTO, Japan - The United States moved into the second place at the women's volleyball World Cup by overwhelming Algeria 25-7, 25-2, 25-5 Thursday to keep within a point of leader Russia after five matches.
- Serena Williams shrugs off US Open jitters for karaoke Updated: Aug-26-15 11:53 pm
NEW YORK - Serena Williams is trying to ignore "the elephant in the room" ahead of the U.S. Open.
- Dabovic, Parker lead Sparks to 3rd straight road win Updated: Aug-26-15 9:35 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Ana Dabovic scored nine of her 18 points in the fourth quarter, including a go-ahead basket with 6.1 seconds left, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat Indiana 81-79 on Wednesday night, snapping the Fever's six-game winning streak.