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  • WTA Internationaux de Strasbourg Results

    Friday At Centre Sportif de Hautepierre Strasbourg, France Purse: $250,000 (Intl.) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Semifinals Sam Stosur (3), Australia, def. Sloane Stephens, United States, 6-3, 3-6, 6-0. Kristina Mladenovic, France, def. Virginie Razzano, France, 6-3,…

  • WTA Nuernberger Versicherungscup Results

    Friday At Tennis-Club 1. FC Nuernberg eV Nuremberg, Germany Purse: $250,000 (Intl). Surface: Red Clay-Outdoor Singles Semifinals Roberta Vinci (4), Italy, def. Angelique Kerber (2), Germany, walkover. Karin Knapp (6), Italy, def. Lara Arruabarrena, Spain,…

  • Penske, Ganassi and Chevy dominate final Indy 500 practice

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Will Power led the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 in a session that was dominated by Chevrolet. Power turned a fast lap at 229.020 mph in Friday’s final session to…

  • Ear problem knocks driver Carlos Huertas from Indy 500

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carlos Huertas was ruled out of the Indianapolis 500 on Friday after failing a routine medical exam, and veteran driver Tristan Vautier was chosen to replace him in the No. 18 car…

  • French Open Seeds

    At Stade Roland Garros Paris May 24-June 8 Men 1. Novak Djokovic, Serbia 2. Roger Federer, Switzerland 3. Andy Murray, Britain 4. Tomas Berdych, Czech Republic 5. Kei Nishikori, Japan 6. Rafael Nadal, Spain 7.…

  • Nadal could face Djokovic in French Open quarterfinals

    PARIS (AP) — The tennis equivalent of climbing three mountains, just to reach the Roland Garros final. Never have the obstacles loomed so large between Rafael Nadal and another trophy on the red clay of…

  • Joel McHale to host annual ESPY awards

    NEW YORK (AP) — Actor and talk-show host Joel McHale will be the host of the annual ESPY Awards show in July. The irreverent sports awards show, created by ESPN, is actually being shown on…

  • Pakistan fans buzzing in Lahore on return of major cricket

    LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Guarded by hundreds of police, Gaddafi Stadium was filled to capacity and buzzing in anticipation of the first major cricket match in Pakistan in six years on Friday. The crowd of…

  • Rally of Portugal cancels stage because of forest fires

    VIANA DO CASTELO, Portugal (AP) — Race organizers of the Rally of Portugal have canceled a stage on Friday because of forest fires. Organizers canceled the 27.53-kilometer (17.1-mile) stage around the town of Ponte de…

  • Francesco Molinari leads by 2 after a round of 69

    VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Francesco Molinari recovered from two bogeys in his first three holes to shoot a 3-under 69 on Friday and retain a two-shot clubhouse lead in the second round of the…

  • F1 will invite companies to bid to become sole tire supplier

    MONACO (AP) — Formula One’s governing body has invited companies to bid to become the sole supplier of F1 tires for a three-year period starting in 2017. Pirelli has been the sole supplier since 2011…

  • Nadal could face Djokovic in French Open quarterfinals

    PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal could face top-ranked Novak Djokovic in the French Open quarterfinals, the toughest draw the nine-time champion has faced since becoming the “King of Clay.” Nadal has fallen to No. 7…

  • Nadal could face Djokovic in French Open quarterfinals

    PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal could face top-ranked Novak Djokovic in the French Open quarterfinals, the toughest draw the nine-time champion has faced since becoming the “King of Clay.” Nadal has fallen to No. 7…

  • Maryland, Johns Hopkins renew lacrosse rivalry on biggest stage

    WASHINGTON — Graduation weekend has come and gone on the campuses of the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University, but for a handful of student-athletes, there is still work to be done. The Terrapins…

  • Serena’s bid for 20, other things to know about French Open

    The very day that Serena Williams won this year’s Australian Open for her 19th Grand Slam championship, she was thinking ahead. “I would love,” Williams said then, “to get to 22.” Her next chance to…