IOC President Bach: Boston failed to deliver on 'promises' to USOC during failed 2024 bid

...will involve discussions that are "a little bit more oriented on facts than emotions."GOLF: Inbee Park, the top-ranked player in women's golf, has criticized the qualifying criteria for next year's Olympic tournament, saying it will...

GreenJackets Series Guide: vs. Delmarva (7/25-28)

...string of solid starts; feel for several pitches including average splitter. Notable GreenJackets - Aramis Garcia: Top-ranked player on Augusta's roster at 16th in Giants system by Baseball America; last 14 games: .446/.475/.821 with...

GreenJackets Series Guide: vs. Greenville (7/22-7/24)

...out and showing regression; relies on movement/command of average stuff. Notable GreenJackets - Aramis Garcia: Top-ranked player on Augusta's roster at 16th in Giants system by Baseball America; reigning SAL Player of the Week; last 11...


...against France at 1-1 Friday by beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets at Queen's Club.Britain's top-ranked player beat Tsonga 7-5, 7-6 (10), 6-2 after compatriot James Ward was outplayed by Gilles Simon earlier in the day...

Jim Burton being remember during E-Z-GO Vaughn Taylor Championship

...AJGA rankings. The class of 2017 finished third in 2014. JonErik Alford (No. 172), of Roswell, is another top-ranked player to watch, along with three top-10 Georgia players from the class of 2016 in Peachtree City's Connor Coffee...

GreenJackets Series Guide: vs. Rome (7/8-7/12)

...with .291 average; 40 stolen bases ranks third in SAL; plus center field defense; plus arm. - Aramis Garcia: Top-ranked player on Augusta's roster at 16th in Giants system by Baseball America; team leader with eight home runs; average...

Defending women's champion Petra Kvitova eliminated at Wimbledon

Former top-ranked player Jelena Jankovic beat the defending Wimbledon champion 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 Saturday on Centre Court, coming back from a set and a break down to reach the fourth round at the All England Club.

Robert Streb fires 65 to lead at Wells Fargo, ex-Jaguar Patrick Reed one back

...appeared on the verge of a late run before making a double bogey on the difficult par-3 17th hole. The world's top-ranked player appeared stunned when his tee shot hit the rock wall in front of the green and his ball caromed high into the air and...

Jordan Spieth grabs share of lead at Colonial

...bogey. He is No. 11 in the world and hasn't won since Colonial last year in his first week after becoming the top-ranked player.Weekley, whose last PGA Tour win was at Colonial, woke up with a stiff back Wednesday that was still bothering...

Webb Simpson shares Wells Fargo lead

...missed the cut at The Players Championship. He appears to be back.McIlroy was on his game, too.The world's top-ranked player said his focus Friday was on eliminating mistakes after an up-and-down 70 the day before. He did just that...