- Williams into US Open 2nd round when injured opponent stops
NEW YORK (AP) — Even before Serena Williams set foot in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night, her path through the U.S. Open to complete a true Grand Slam became a lot easier thanks to losses by other top women.
- Los Angeles City Council poised to vote on 2024 Olympic plan
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A month after Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympic Games collapsed, Los Angeles appears on the verge of stepping in as the replacement U.S. candidate.
- No settlement: Goodell, Brady await 'Deflategate' ruling
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced he would decide the dispute over deflated footballs with a ruling in a day or two.
- Kirk Cousins to start season as Redskins QB
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have made a quarterback change: Kirk Cousins will be the starter this season, not Robert Griffin III.
- Playoff events for top players are practice until East Lake
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Jordan Spieth has missed three cuts on the PGA Tour this year, and The Barclays rated the most irritating for one reason.
- Fan's death at Braves game raises stadium safety questions
ATLANTA (AP) — The death of a longtime Braves season-ticket holder raises questions about the height of guard rails at the team's new stadium that is to open in 2017.
- Column: Scott Dixon a fitting champ as IndyCar grieves
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — With a dominating drive on a day worth double points, Scott Dixon once again proved he is one of the greatest IndyCar drivers in open-wheel history.
- Egyptian woman tops squash world ranking
CAIRO (AP) — The Professional Squash Association has ranked Egyptian Raneem El Welily as the world's No.1 female player, making her the first Egyptian woman to hold the sport's top spot.
- AP source: Fred Jackson traveling to meet Seahawks
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — After being released by the Buffalo Bills, running Fred Jackson is looking for an opportunity to reunite with former teammate Marshawn Lynch in Seattle.
- Miller's hard-luck streak reaches 19 starts without a win
ATLANTA (AP) — Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez says he's never seen anything like Shelby Miller's tough run of luck as a starting pitcher.