U.S. women’s national soccer team goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris pushed back on claims made by former Texas Tech star Jaelene Hinkle, who said she was unwelcome on the team because she is a Christian. “Your religion was never the problem,” said Harris in a tweet on Monday. “The problem is your...
When you’re the NFL’s reigning MVP, you can show off a little. Patrick Mahomes, the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback who won the honor last season, put his arm strength on full display recently as a local news helicopter hovered above Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (See the video...
Serena Williams has a message for critics who want her to keep quiet about social issues and just play tennis.  At a press conference on Saturday, Williams announced: Serena isn't taking a break 🐐😤 pic.twitter.com/Mj1G8KbKhb— Yahoo Sports (@YahooSports) July 13, 2019 The comments were quickly echoed by soccer sensation Megan Rapinoe.  “You...
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic became the first man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after facing match points in the final, coming back to beat Roger Federer in an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker Sunday. By barely emerging to win 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3) after...
Megan Rapinoe, co-captain of the U.S. women’s national soccer team, said her squad’s dramatic and widely watched World Cup victory last week “managed to make people proud again.” The 34-year-old forward, who skyrocketed to national fame in recent weeks for her incredible performance in the world soccer championship as...
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Simona Halep was not focused on trying to prevent Serena Williams from winning a 24th Grand Slam title. All Halep cared about was winning Wimbledon for the first time. Pretty much perfect from start to finish, Halep beat Williams 6-2, 6-2 in stunning fashion in...
As if running with the bulls at the annual San Fermin festival in Pamplona, northeast Spain, wasn’t dangerous enough... NFL player Josh Norman kicked up the risk level on Thursday morning when he decided to jump over the bulls too. The Washington cornerback shared photographs of the stunt on Instagram: Instagram...
MONACO, July 12 (Reuters) -Sifan Hassan of the Netherland broke the 23-year-old women’s mile world record on Friday when she clocked four minutes 12.33 seconds, beating the 4:12.56 set by Russia’s Svetlana Masterkova in Zurich in 1996. Hassan, 26, looked to be just off the record pace in the...
You win some, you lose some ― that’s the case for World Cup soccer star Allie Long. On Thursday, less than a week after helping the U.S. Women’s National Team to victory in the world championship, Long reported that her Los Angeles hotel room had been burglarized. She said the...
Former MLB slugger David Ortiz is still recovering from being shot in the back at a bar in the Dominican Republic last month.  The Red Sox legend underwent a third surgery after experiencing complications from the gunshot wound, according to his wife, Tiffany Ortiz, in a statement issued by the...