Swimming: Ledecky punches ticket to worlds with 800m win

Swimming: Ledecky punches ticket to worlds with 800m win

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(Reuters) – Katie Ledecky qualified for next month’s world championships in style by winning the 800 meters freestyle in the year’s best time on the opening night of the U.S.... Read More

Serena hits back after McEnroe ranks her 700th on men’s tour

Serena hits back after McEnroe ranks her 700th on men’s tour

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(Reuters) – Serena Williams has asked John McEnroe for “respect” after the seven-times grand slam champion said his fellow American would be ranked “like 700 in the world” if she... Read More

Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers in playoff

Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers in playoff

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(Reuters) – Jordan Spieth holed a bunker shot to win the Travelers Championship in a playoff on Sunday and become the second youngest player in the modern era behind Tiger... Read More

U.S. secure first win of America’s Cup, trail New Zealand 4-1

U.S. secure first win of America’s Cup, trail New Zealand 4-1

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HAMILTON, Bermuda (Reuters) – Defending champions Oracle Team USA clawed their way back into the America’s Cup on Saturday with a much-needed win over Emirates Team New Zealand to reduce... Read More

Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful Draft

Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful Draft

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Philadelphia 76ers selected University of Washington guard Markelle Fultz with the first overall pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday, launching an infusion of talented... Read More

Edmonton’s McDavid named MVP as Vegas Knights take shape

Edmonton’s McDavid named MVP as Vegas Knights take shape

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(Reuters) – Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid was named the Most Valuable Player in the National Hockey League on Wednesday after the 20-year-old’s points-scoring exploits helped carry his team into... Read More

USOC backs proposal for dual award of 2024, 2028 Games

USOC backs proposal for dual award of 2024, 2028 Games

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A top U.S. Olympic Committee official has welcomed the prospect of the 2024 and 2028 Games being awarded simultaneously, which would all but guarantee Los Angeles... Read More

Celtics, 76ers finalize deal to swap top picks

Celtics, 76ers finalize deal to swap top picks

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(The Sports Xchange) – The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers made their agreed-upon trade official Monday, a deal that will see the teams swap the Nos. 1 and 3 picks... Read More

Major change as Koepka wins U.S. Open

Major change as Koepka wins U.S. Open

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ERIN, Wisconsin (Reuters) – The winds of change were blowing at the U.S. Open on Sunday as Brooks Koepka sailed to a four-stroke victory at Erin Hills, making it the... Read More