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Serena Williams denies cheating, points to double standard in 1st interview since US Open defeat

(NEW YORK) -- Serena Williams maintained in her first television interview since her stunning upset at the U.S. Open last week that she did not cheat -- and further blasted what she sees as the double standard between male and female tennis players. The tennis legend and 23-time Grand Slam…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 9/15/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEBoston 5, N.Y. Mets 3Houston 10, Arizona 4Texas 6, San Diego 3 AMERICAN LEAGUECleveland 15, Detroit 0Toronto 8, N.Y. Yankees 7Tampa Bay 7, Oakland 5Chicago White Sox 2, Baltimore 0Kansas City 10, Minnesota 3Seattle 6, L.A. Angels 5NATIONAL LEAGUEL.A. Dodgers 17,…... Read More

Browns to release Josh Gordon on Monday

(NEW YORK) -- The Cleveland Browns will release wide receiver Josh Gordon on Monday. The news came the same day the team ruled the former pro-bowler out for Sunday's game against the Saints. Gordon had been suspended for most of the past four seasons for repeated drug offenses. In a…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 9/14/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEN.Y. Mets 8, Boston 0Arizona 4, Houston 2Texas 4, San Diego 0AMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 11, Toronto 0Chicago White Sox 8, Baltimore 6Oakland 2, Tampa Bay 1, 10 InningsDetroit 5, Cleveland 4Kansas City 8, Minnesota 4Seattle 5, L.A. Angels 0NATIONAL LEAGUEPhiladelphia…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 9/13/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUEBaltimore 5, Oakland 3Boston 4, Toronto 3Kansas City 6, Minnesota 4Seattle 8, L.A. Angels 2NATIONAL LEAGUEN.Y. Mets 4, Miami 3Colorado 10, Arizona 3Chicago Cubs 4, Washington 3, 10 InningsN.Y. Mets 5, Miami 2L.A. Dodgers 9, St. Louis 7NATIONAL FOOTBALL…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 9/12/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUESan Diego 5, Seattle 4AMERICAN LEAGUEHouston 5, Detroit 4Tampa Bay 3, Cleveland 1Oakland 10, Baltimore 0Boston 1, Toronto 0Minnesota 3, N.Y. Yankees 1Chicago White Sox 4, Kansas City 2, 12 InningsL.A. Angels 8, Texas 1NATIONAL LEAGUEL.A. Dodgers 8, Cincinnati 1Pittsburgh…... Read More

The controversial tennis umpire at the center of the Serena Williams US Open drama

(NEW YORK) -- It's hard to upstage Serena Williams on the tennis court or to take away the shine from 20-year-old record breaker Naomi Osaka, who became the first Japanese tennis slam winner.But Carlos Ramos did just that.The longtime tennis umpire became the subject of widespread scrutiny on Saturday night…... Read More

Serena Williams fined $17,000 for outburst at the US Open

(NEW YORK) -- Serena Williams was fined $17,000 on Sunday for a total of three code violations during her loss to Naomi Osaka in the U.S. Open final — $4,000 for being warned for coaching after her coach made a hand gesture to her, $3,000 for breaking her racket and…... Read More

Naomi Osaka makes history of her own in US Open win over Serena Williams

(NEW YORK) -- Naomi Osaka, winner of the U.S. Open Women’s Final, said that when Serena Williams hugged her at the end of the controversial match, it “really brought out the emotions” because “when I was little and I was watching her play, I always wanted the opportunity to play…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 9/8/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEDetroit 4, St. Louis 3AMERICAN LEAGUEHouston 5, Boston 3Oakland 8, Texas 6Cleveland 9, Toronto 8Tampa Bay 10, Baltimore 5Kansas City 4, Minnesota 1L.A. Angels 12, Chicago White Sox 3N.Y. Yankees 4, Seattle 2NATIONAL LEAGUEPittsburgh 5, Miami 1Washington 10, Chicago Cubs…... Read More

Serena Williams loses temper, US Open final in stunning upset

(NEW YORK) -- Serena Williams lost a chance to make history at the U.S. Open Saturday -- but the tennis great also lost her temper in spectacular fashion on her way to losing the final in straight sets. Williams, who was vying for her 24th Grand Slam singles title, lost…... Read More

Former NFL star Tiki Barber talks Giants, national anthem, and Super Bowl

(NEW YORK) -- Will Saquon Barkley live up to his draft status? Is quarterback Eli Manning in decline? How will the Giants fare after a forgettable 2017 season?These are a handful of questions New York Giants fans are asking as the team prepares for its 2018 season opener against the…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 9/7/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEDetroit 5, St. Louis 3AMERICAN LEAGUEToronto 3, Cleveland 2, 11 InningsTampa Bay 14, Baltimore 2Houston 6, Boston 3Minnesota 10, Kansas City 6L.A. Angels 5, Chicago White Sox 2Oakland 8, Texas 4N.Y. Yankees 4, Seattle 0NATIONAL LEAGUECincinnati 12, San Diego 6Pittsburgh…... Read More

'Country over company': College of the Ozarks will strip athletes of Nike branding

(POINT LOOKOUT, Mo.) -- The College of the Ozarks, a private Christian school in Point Lookout, Missouri, has announced plans to strip all student-athletes of Nike branding in response to the sportswear company’s controversial 30th anniversary “Just Do It” ad campaign, which features former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.“In…... Read More