Bad weather leads to some high scores at British Open

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rain is no stranger to the British Open. Wet and windy weather is pretty common in Northern Ireland, too. But the adverse conditions on the final da...

Lee Westwood has up-and-down round at British Open

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Lee Westwood's relaxed approach to the British Open had its ups and downs on Saturday — up to the top of leaderboard on the front nine and down a rabbit hole on the b...

The usual crowd support saw an unusual score for Woods

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The excitement that always surrounds Tiger Woods even brought out the hired help near the fourth hole at Royal Portrush. They couldn't help his sore...

Koepka at British Open with a local lad as his caddie

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Brooks Koepka's biggest asset during this year's British Open won't be in his bag, it'll be on his bag. The four-time major winner will be walking a...

Cricket, Tennis, F1: An epic day of sports in London

LONDON (AP) — An epic day of sports in London came down to two unprecedented endings a few minutes — and miles — apart. Novak Djokovic won the Wimbledon title in a brand new fifth-se...

If experience matters, Williams has a big edge at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — One of the Wimbledon semifinalists has won 23 major titles. The other three women playing Thursday have combined to win one. If experience and accomplishmen...

Ball boys and ball girls keep play flowing at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Like a blue streak, they scamper across the green grass of Wimbledon as fast as they can, gobbling up tennis balls one after another. They also stand at att...

Tomic fined for not meeting 'professional standards' in loss

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic was fined his full prize money of 45,000 pounds ($56,500) at Wimbledon on Thursday for not meeting "the required professional standards...

Wimbledon makes change in using Miss or Mrs. on court

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Wimbledon has tinkered with its traditional naming titles for this year's tournament. Spectators at the All England Club and those watching at home will sti...

Simona Halep earns 2nd straight year-end No. 1 ranking

LONDON (AP) — Simona Halep is back as the year-end No. 1 for the second year in a row, despite a back injury that doctors say could lead to a long-term problem. Halep, who won her fi...

Croatia has surpassed the great Yugoslav teams of the past

MOSCOW (AP) — The official heir to Yugoslavia's achievements at the World Cup is Serbia. The current standard-bearer of those teams seems to be Croatia. The Croats, who have reached ...

Mick Jagger went to see England and England lost, again

MOSCOW (AP) — In a literal case of life imitating art, Mick Jagger went to see England and England lost. The Rolling Stones frontman was at the Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday to see C...

Roger Bannister, who broke the 4-minute mile, dies at 88

LONDON (AP) — Roger Bannister, who as a lanky medical student at Oxford in 1954 electrified the sports world and lifted postwar England's spirits when he became the first athlete to run a mile in unde...

Russian bobsledder Sergeeva admits to doping at Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — A Russian bobsledder who tested positive for a banned substance at the Pyeongchang Olympics has admitted to doping and has been disqualified from the games. ...

Russian officials look to blame someone for curler's doping

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — After confirming that both of Alexander Krushelnitsky's doping samples tested positive for the heart drug meldonium, the officials in charge of the Russian team at the ...