Williams sisters could be on collision course at Wimbledon

...What happened to U.S.A. tennis?' And I said, 'Well, it comes and goes.' I think there were a lot of younger players coming that showed promise," the 30-year-old Mattek-Sands said. "Sure enough, I think we have a really...

US women ride defense to World Cup final

...Solo has talked about her play via videos released by U.S. Soccer."I've said it all along, that you have a young player like Julie Johnston, who was ready for the big stage. She was ready for this type of tournament, she's come a long...

Germany edges France, advances to semifinals in Women's World Cup

...kick after a hand ball in the penalty area.Sasic put the Germans back ahead and Lavogez, at 21 France's third-youngest player, ran up to the spot and kicked the ball to the Angerer's left. The 2013 FIFA Women's Player of the Year ? the...

US counting on Alex Morgan to provide a boost to offense

...midfield alongside Lloyd, while it's widely expected Press will start in Rapinoe's left flank spot.Brian is the youngest player on the U.S. team."Mo has played significant minutes in our games," Ellis said. "We've partnered her specifically...

Senior Open in California is expected to be a scorcher

...same all the time. They both are in contention on a weekly basis," said 50-year-old Lee Janzen, one of the youngest players on the Champions Tour.The 52-year-old Montgomerie, who finished in a tie for 64th at the U.S. Open at Chambers...

GreenJackets look to key players for potential second-half run

...With the first half of the minor league season in the books, the grueling second-half stretch that often separates younger players is on the horizon.Major league organizations sometimes use the second half of lower-level classifications to evaluate...

Rapinoe, Holiday out for US in World Cup quarterfinals

...after the game that Morgan Brian is likely to take Holiday's spot at center with Carli Lloyd. At 22, Brian is the youngest player on the team. Rapinoe suggested that Christen Press would likely step into her spot.The United States has won the...

GreenJackets' Cain battles through major operations to return to baseball

...sense of appreciation and gratitude. As the GreenJackets' veteran player, he uses his experiences to remind the younger players not to take what they have for granted.He also uses it as a reminder to not only avoid taking his baseball career...

Blackhawks face big decisions after winning third title in six years

...credit to our leadership group on the team. And also my staff has done a fantastic job drafting and developing players. The only way you can make it work in this system is if you have young players you not only draft, but you develop."

Rome Braves' Ricardo Sanchez comes back strong from disabled list stint

Despite being one of the youngest players in the South Atlantic League this season, Rome Braves left-hander Ricardo Sanchez's first few outings drew some concern.The...