Grand Slam

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh shouts from the sideline in the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against Oregon State in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Michigan won 35-7. (Tony Ding/AP)

Harbaugh’s temper in mid-season form

Jim Harbaugh won his home debut as Michigan’s football coach Saturday, but,…

 

Venus Williams plays Anett Kontaveit during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament on Sunday. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Serena vs. Venus: Slam at stake

NEW YORK — So there's at least one person with zero interest…

 

One day before pulling out of the Bank of the West Classic, citing an elbow injury, Serena Williams posted this photo of her on her Instagram account. (Photo via Instagram)

The Serena Scam

Maybe people who attend tennis events don’t care about being suckered. Maybe…

 

United States’ Zach Johnson celebrates with members of the public as he holds the trophy after winning a playoff after the final round at the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course.  (Jon Super/AP Photo)

Johnson wins British Open, stops Spieth’s bid for Grand Slam

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Jordan Spieth's spirited bid for a Grand Slam…

United States’ Zach Johnson celebrates with members of the public as he holds the trophy after winning a playoff after the final round at the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course.  (Jon Super/AP Photo)
Tiger Woods speaks during a news conference ahead of a practice round at the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland on Tuesday. (Jon Super/AP)

Tiger fading away, but we still must watch

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — To the very end, until he decided to…

Tiger Woods speaks during a news conference ahead of a practice round at the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland on Tuesday. (Jon Super/AP)
Serena Williams of the United States balances the trophy on her head after winning the women's singles final on Saturday at Wimbledon. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)      UNITED KINGDOM OUT      -    NO SALES     -    NO ARCHIVES

Slammed: Serena clinches hers, eyes history’s

WIMBLEDON, England — Go ahead and say it: Grand Slam. Magic words…

Serena Williams of the United States balances the trophy on her head after winning the women's singles final on Saturday at Wimbledon. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)      UNITED KINGDOM OUT      -    NO SALES     -    NO ARCHIVES
Serena Williams of the United States celebrates as she defeats Maria Sharapova of Russia in their women's singles semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday July 9, 2015. Williams won 6-2, 6-4.  (Alastair Grant/AP Photo)

Williams routs Sharapova, faces Muguruza in Wimbledon final

LONDON — Her game in high gear, history in the offing, Serena…

Serena Williams of the United States celebrates as she defeats Maria Sharapova of Russia in their women's singles semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday July 9, 2015. Williams won 6-2, 6-4.  (Alastair Grant/AP Photo)
Serena Williams of the United States makes a return to Venus Williams of the United States,  during their singles match against at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday July 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

No Slam talk: Serena shuts it down after beating Venus

WIMBLEDON, England — Time had stopped, more accurately gone backward. The Williams…

Serena Williams of the United States makes a return to Venus Williams of the United States,  during their singles match against at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday July 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
United States' Carli Lloyd has been a bright spot on a women's national team that hopes to follow in the footsteps of its 1999 counterpart. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

Time to party like it’s 1999

We’ll watch the game in earnest, maybe a record 18 million of…

United States' Carli Lloyd has been a bright spot on a women's national team that hopes to follow in the footsteps of its 1999 counterpart. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
Serena Williams of the United States celebrates a point during the women's singles first round match against Margarita Gasparyan of Russia at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday June 29, 2015. (Pavel Golovkin/AP Photo)

All Wimbledon eyes on Djokovic, Serena

LONDON — Serena Williams knew she had to do something — fast.…

Serena Williams of the United States celebrates a point during the women's singles first round match against Margarita Gasparyan of Russia at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday June 29, 2015. (Pavel Golovkin/AP Photo)
Jordan Spieth kisses the trophy after winning the the U.S. Open golf tournament at Chambers Bay on Sunday, June 21, 2015 in University Place, Wash. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Leaving us Spieth-less: Phenom halfway to historic Grand Slam

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — The adage is you don’t win a U.S.…

Jordan Spieth kisses the trophy after winning the the U.S. Open golf tournament at Chambers Bay on Sunday, June 21, 2015 in University Place, Wash. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
Jordan Spieth watches his tee shot on the sixth hole during the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Chambers Bay on Sunday, June 21, 2015 in University Place, Wash. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Spieth wins a stunner at U.S. Open

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Jordan Spieth is halfway home to the Grand…

Jordan Spieth watches his tee shot on the sixth hole during the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Chambers Bay on Sunday, June 21, 2015 in University Place, Wash. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)