Serena Williams faces little resistance in first-round match at US Open

...Mattek-Sands."I don't look ahead. I just look at the next opponent," Vandeweghe said when asked about a possible showdown against Williams. "If you don't get by your next opponent, you have no chance of making a third round."The only real...

Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher hasn't picked a starting QB yet

...forest fires filling Hellgate Canyon, a stadium-record 26,472 fans showed up for the Football Championship Subdivision showdown.TABOR COLLEGE 45, LYON COLLEGE 21In Batesville, Ark., Lyon College played its first football game in 64 years, falling...

Washington County-Thomson showdown at the Brickyard is the Game of the Week

Washington County's first game after the A.J. Gray run starts Friday at Thomson in the Game of the Week.

GOP becomes irrelevant

...predicting who the final two individuals will be in the race for the White House. All indications are it will be a Clinton-Bush showdown.That being the case, the nation again will make history by electing the first female president. Even if you substitute...

Bolt beats Gatlin in 100-meter thriller at world championships

...100-meter final at the world championships with a lunge at the line.Bolt was trailing for almost all of the race, the biggest showdown in the sport in years. But with gritted teeth, the two-time Olympic champion clawed back into contention and made his giant...


...Gatlin will square off in 200In Beijing, Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin set up the sequel to their world championship sprint showdown, both winning their semifinal heats in the 200 meters.After Bolt edged the American by 0.01 seconds in Sunday's 100...

Travers showdown could be next for Triple Crown winner American Pharoah

...Crown races with an injury, and on Saturday won the Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga.The win has trainer Texas Red's trainer Keith Desormeaux anticipating a showdown, if not in the Travers, certainly the Breeders' Cup Classic.

Legal showdown looms over NCAA's ban on paying student-athletes

ATLANTA - Fresh off a ruling that Northwestern University football players can't form a union, the NCAA is about to face a more direct challenge to its longstanding policy of not letting schools pay athletes like they're professionals.

Lakeside-North Augusta showdown is 'Game of the Week' as season begins

One year after a thrilling finish, North Augusta and Lakeside meet again, once more as the Game of the Week.

Aiken's Jeff Roberts fires 65 to win at Houndslake

...Hephzibah's Robert Samuels and win the First Tee of Aiken Invitational by two shots.The final round was shaping up to be a showdown between Samuels and North Augusta's Glen Hurt, who were the first-round co-leaders with 70s.But Roberts, who opened...