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Serena Williams Battles Back to Beat Watson at Wimbledon
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Serena Williams Battles Back to Beat Watson at Wimbledon

Pushed to the absolute limit, Serena Williams once again found a way to win. Down 3-0 and 5-4 in the third set, twice within two points of defeat, Williams dug deep and overcame Britain's Heather Watson 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 on Centre Court at Wimbledon on Friday to keep alive her bid for... Read »

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PHOTO: 2016 Olympic Torch Unveiled

PHOTO: 2016 Olympic Torch Unveiled

Rio de Janeiro organizers unveiled the Olympic torch for the 2016 Games on Friday, saying it brings together... Read »

4 hours ago
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High School Blitz

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Oct 23, 2014
Teacher Running Again After Broad Street Run Collapse

Teacher Running Again After Broad Street Run Collapse

For most people, the Blue Cross Broad Street Run is simply a race, a competition. But Philadelphia’s 10-miler proved... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Vice President Biden to Attend the Women's World Cup Final

Vice President Biden to Attend the Women's World Cup Final

Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, will cheer on the United States in the Women's World Cup final on... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Contador Eyes 3rd Tour de France Title

Contador Eyes 3rd Tour de France Title

Tour de France contender Alberto Contador's serious-looking face cracked into a beaming smile during a lighthearted... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Brewers' Big Eater Breaks Phillies Cheesesteak Record

Brewers' Big Eater Breaks Phillies Cheesesteak Record

There's one man in the bullpen who is living it up while he's in Philadelphia. One of the team's employees displayed... Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
Nadal Stunned by 102nd-Ranked Brown

Nadal Stunned by 102nd-Ranked Brown

Two-time champion Rafael Nadal is making another early exit from Wimbledon, after losing in the second round to... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
NASCAR Tracks Ask Fans to Not Fly Confederate Flag

NASCAR Tracks Ask Fans to Not Fly Confederate Flag

NASCAR's national series tracks announced Thursday that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Defense Helps U.S. Team to The Women's World Cup Final

Defense Helps U.S. Team to The Women's World Cup Final

It used to be that the U.S. women's national team was known more for its fierce attack. For the Women's World Cup in Read »

Jul 2, 2015
U.S. Soccer Team Reacts to Facing Japan in Final

U.S. Soccer Team Reacts to Facing Japan in Final

Bring it on. That's how the U.S. women's soccer team reacted Wednesday night to learning that Japan would be the... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Japan Advances to Final on England's Own Goal, 2-1

Japan Advances to Final on England's Own Goal, 2-1

Laura Bassett scored the deciding goal in England's World Cup semifinal match against Japan — it was just against... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
World Cup Collision Sparks Concussion Concerns

World Cup Collision Sparks Concussion Concerns

Like many contact sports only recently coming to terms with the long-term risks of concussions, soccer has struggled... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Steelers Interested in Hosting 2023 Super Bowl

Steelers Interested in Hosting 2023 Super Bowl

The Pittsburgh Steelers are looking to get into the Super Bowl hosting business. Read »

Jul 1, 2015
California Push Would Make Pro Cheerleaders Team Employees

California Push Would Make Pro Cheerleaders Team Employees

They boost their teams from the sidelines and promote them by appearing in calendars and at fan events, but some... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
DeSean Accuses Eagles of ‘Smear Campaign’

DeSean Accuses Eagles of ‘Smear Campaign’

“I was at the top of the top ... then I got released,” said Jackson, who also accused the Eagles of waging a “smear... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
NJ's Soccer Star Puts U.S. Into World Cup Final

NJ's Soccer Star Puts U.S. Into World Cup Final

South Jersey soccer star Carli Lloyd cemented her place U.S. soccer lore Tuesday night with an amazing one-goal... Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
U.S. Prevails in 2-0 Victory Over Top-Ranked Germany

U.S. Prevails in 2-0 Victory Over Top-Ranked Germany

The United States went on to beat Germany 2-0 on a penalty kick from Carli Lloyd and a late goal from Kelley O'Hara,... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Japan Faces Upstart England in Women's World Cup Semifinal

Japan Faces Upstart England in Women's World Cup Semifinal

Coach Norio Sasaki can say whatever he wants in suggesting his Japanese players are superior to England's. Read »

Jul 1, 2015
U.S. Triumphs Over Germany, 2-0

U.S. Triumphs Over Germany, 2-0

The Women's World Cup semifinal clash between top-ranked Germany and the second-ranked United States features two of... Read »

Jun 30, 2015

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