Wimbledon 2022 – Coco Gauff’s first Grand Slam title will have to wait… but for how much longer?

Wimbledon 2022 – Coco Gauff’s first Grand Slam title will have to wait… but for how much longer?

LONDON — It could have been a devastating day for Coco Gauff. She had arrived at Wimbledon brimming with confidence and coming off of her first major final at the French Open last month. Considered one of the favorites at this tournament, many believed this could be the Grand Slam in which Gauff made her … Read more

How Tina Charles can bolster the Seattle Storm’s WNBA title hopes

The Seattle Storm officially announced Tuesday what everyone anticipated since center Tina Charles’ “divorce” from the Phoenix Mercury was announced three days earlier: She is headed to the Pacific Northwest. Charles has signed a rest of the season contract with the Storm, who are currently 11-7 and in fourth place in the WNBA standings. Guard … Read more

The busiest tennis player at Wimbledon — Heather Watson has advanced, despite her chaotic, disrupted schedule

LONDON — Heather Watson dropped to her knees in the middle of No. 1 Court on Friday. She bent her head down to the ground, and silently thanked the grass. She took in the moment. Watson had just advanced to the fourth round at Wimbledon with a 7-6 (6), 6-2 victory over Kaja Jovan. The … Read more

San Diego Padres release City Connect uniforms

The San Diego Padres ‘ collaboration with Nike on City Connect uniforms began about 18 months ago and took several divergent paths. Most of them, Padres CEO Erik Greupner said, represented safer, more conventional options. Ultimately, though, they went bold. The Padres created a binational theme that pays homage to the Hispanic culture prevalent in … Read more

Logan Cooley’s hockey journey – from ‘Little Penguin’ to top 2022 NHL draft prospect

Growing up in Pittsburgh as an Alex Ovechkin fan wasn’t always easy for Logan Cooley. “I definitely got a lot of hate for that,” said Cooley, an 18-year-old center for the US National Development team and a top 2022 NHL draft prospect. “I was a big Ovechkin fan. Loved the way he played. Loved the … Read more

Wimbledon 2022 – ‘A very millennial shot’

LONDON — It was late into Monday evening on Center Court when Andy Murray tried something for just the second time in his professional career. The first-round match was poised at one set all — he was serving having broken James Duckworth in the third, and leading 2-1. Murray, already 15-0 to the good, looked … Read more

WNBA 2022 All-Star Game – Biggest roster surprises and snubs

The 2022 WNBA All-Star Game’s 22-player roster is set, as the game’s 12 reserves — chosen by the league’s coaches — were announced Tuesday. The two teams — led by captains A’ja Wilson and Breanna Stewartand their respective co-captains Sue Bird and Sylvia Falls — will draft their rosters from the pool on Saturday (3 … Read more

Wimbledon 2022 – Where in the world is Ash Barty?

LONDON — Much of Wimbledon is synonymous with tradition. There are the usual sounds of champagne corks popping, dress codes, sunburned patrons, strawberries and cream and excessive amounts of Pimm’s No. 1 being consumed. Then there are other traditions: The defending men’s champion opens play on Center Court on Monday, while the reigning women’s titleholder … Read more