Venus knocked out of French Open

...Stephens' 7-6 (5), 6-1 dismissal of seven-time major champion Williams, who at 34 was the oldest woman in the field, as...improved to 11-0 since getting married, and defending women's champion Maria Sharapova.She was jeered off Court Philippe Chatrier...
Today In Sports History for May 26 makes it out of the second round.2008 - Syracuse wins its 10th NCAA men's lacrosse championship, beating defending champion Johns Hopkins 13-10 behind three goals from Dan Hardy. The crowd of 48,970 at Foxborough, Mass., is the largest to...
Astronaut Steve Swanson's visit excites Ketchikan students

...warrior "who's an amazing singer" to the list of resilient guests, which already includes Swanson, a professional rodeo champion, the first amputee to summit Mount Everest and a retired general who spent six years as a prisoner of war. And that's a...
Track teams geared up for big weekend

...The shorter distance sprints and hurdles, however, will not be combined school sizes so fans will not see defending state champions Naomi Welling from TMHS and Izabelle Ith from Petersburg side-by-side in the hurdles. That will not lessen any of the...
Juventus tops Real Madrid 2-1 as in Champions semifinal

...could put Juventus back ahead of defending champion Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal. Buffon, the the 27th minute with his record 76th Champions League goal, one more than Barcelona's...
Sports on TV for May 17

...N.C.11 a.m., CBS - PGA Tour, Wells Fargo Championship, final round, at Charlotte, N.C.11 a.m., TGC - Champions Tour, The Tradition, final round, at Birmingham, Ala.1 p.m., TGC - LPGA, Kingsmill Championship, final round...
Sports on TV for May 15

...Orozco (21-0-0) vs. Emmanuel Taylor (18-3-0); champion Jose Benavidez Jr. (22-0-0) vs. Jorge Paez Jr...round, part II, at Girona, Spain8:30 a.m., TGC - Champions Tour, The Tradition, second round, at Birmingham, Ala...
Timberwolves win draft lottery, Lakers move to No. 2

...out for the Wolves, who can perhaps choose between big men Karl-Anthony Towns of Kentucky and Jahlil Okafor of national champion Duke to put next to Rookie of the Year Andrew Wiggins."We're in this for big stakes," said Flip Saunders, the Wolves...
NBA lottery still creating hope, headlines after 30 years

...of winning, perhaps for the right to choose between big men Karl-Anthony Towns of Kentucky or Jahlil Okafor of national champion Duke.The Minnesota Timberwolves have the best chance, though they've fallen backward eight times and never won even from...
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Today In Sports History for May 15

...does it at the Nike Old Dominion Open.1999 - Charismatic wins the Preakness and a chance to become the 12th Triple Crown champion, finishing 1½ lengths ahead of Menifee. It's the 12th Triple Crown race victory for trainer D. Wayne Lukas. Earlie...


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