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Serena Williams Battles Back to Beat Watson at Wimbledon
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Serena Williams Battles Back to Beat Watson at Wimbledon

Pushed to the absolute limit, Serena Williams once again found a way to win. Down 3-0 and 5-4 in the third set, twice within two points of defeat, Williams dug deep and overcame Britain's Heather Watson 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 on Centre Court at Wimbledon on Friday to keep alive her bid for... Read »

23 minutes ago
Blue Jackets Sign Saad for Six Years

Blue Jackets Sign Saad for Six Years

The Columbus Blue Jackets made it clear when they traded for Brandon Saad that they intended to sign him to a... Read »

2 hours ago
PHOTO: 2016 Olympic Torch Unveiled

PHOTO: 2016 Olympic Torch Unveiled

Rio de Janeiro organizers unveiled the Olympic torch for the 2016 Games on Friday, saying it brings together... Read »

2 hours ago
Bowman Says Team Interested in Oduya Return

Bowman Says Team Interested in Oduya Return

The Chicago Blackhawks have some salary cap issues that they have to address, but they might clear some room to... Read »

3 hours ago
Desjardins Re-Signs With Blackhawks: Reports

Desjardins Re-Signs With Blackhawks: Reports

The Chicago Blackhawks added another veteran winger to the roster on Friday, reportedly re-signing Andrew Desjardins... Read »

5 hours ago
Vice President Biden to Attend the Women's World Cup Final

Vice President Biden to Attend the Women's World Cup Final

Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, will cheer on the United States in the Women's World Cup final on... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Chicago Great-Grandmother Takes On Senior Olympic Games

Chicago Great-Grandmother Takes On Senior Olympic Games

Meet 81-year-old Edwina Dennis: mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and senior Olympic basketball player. Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
Contador Eyes 3rd Tour de France Title

Contador Eyes 3rd Tour de France Title

Tour de France contender Alberto Contador's serious-looking face cracked into a beaming smile during a lighthearted... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Nadal Stunned by 102nd-Ranked Brown

Nadal Stunned by 102nd-Ranked Brown

Two-time champion Rafael Nadal is making another early exit from Wimbledon, after losing in the second round to... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
NASCAR Tracks Ask Fans to Not Fly Confederate Flag

NASCAR Tracks Ask Fans to Not Fly Confederate Flag

NASCAR's national series tracks announced Thursday that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Chicago-Area Brewery Names Beer After Toews

Chicago-Area Brewery Names Beer After Toews

A Chicago-area brewery now has a Hawk-y beer on tap. Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Defense Helps U.S. Team to The Women's World Cup Final

Defense Helps U.S. Team to The Women's World Cup Final

It used to be that the U.S. women's national team was known more for its fierce attack. For the Women's World Cup in Read »

Jul 2, 2015
U.S. Soccer Team Reacts to Facing Japan in Final

U.S. Soccer Team Reacts to Facing Japan in Final

Bring it on. That's how the U.S. women's soccer team reacted Wednesday night to learning that Japan would be the... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Japan Advances to Final on England's Own Goal, 2-1

Japan Advances to Final on England's Own Goal, 2-1

Laura Bassett scored the deciding goal in England's World Cup semifinal match against Japan — it was just against... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
World Cup Collision Sparks Concussion Concerns

World Cup Collision Sparks Concussion Concerns

Like many contact sports only recently coming to terms with the long-term risks of concussions, soccer has struggled... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Richards Signs 1-Year Deal With Red Wings

Richards Signs 1-Year Deal With Red Wings

Brad Richards had said that he'd be willing to explore coming back to the Chicago Blackhawks, but on Wednesday... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Reports: Butler Re-Signs for 5 Years With Bulls

Reports: Butler Re-Signs for 5 Years With Bulls

After a lot of speculation about his future, Jimmy Butler is reportedly headed back to the Chicago Bulls with a new... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
California Push Would Make Pro Cheerleaders Team Employees

California Push Would Make Pro Cheerleaders Team Employees

They boost their teams from the sidelines and promote them by appearing in calendars and at fan events, but some... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Blackhawks Announce Dates for 2015 Prospect Camp

Blackhawks Announce Dates for 2015 Prospect Camp

The Chicago Blackhawks have plenty of young prospects that could make an impact on their NHL roster next season, and... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
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Saad a "Little Bit Shocked" by Trade to Blue Jackets

Brandon Saad was unexpectedly traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night, and the winger admitted that he... Read »

Jul 1, 2015

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