This Weekend in Sports — The British Open, UFC 149 and the Tour de France Finale
Competition for a major golf championship, a fighting title and cycling’s biggest prize highlights this weekend’s sports offerings. Here’s what to watch this weekend in sports:
MLB Weekly Report: Ben Sheets Wins First Game Since 2010
The All-Star break made for a short week around the big leagues. Here’s what’s happening in Major League Baseball:
This Weekend in Sports — Tour de France, Strikeforce and NL Playoff Contenders Meet
The TV sports calendar is fairly light this weekend. Here are the sports events worth watching:
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Olympic Swimmer Matt Grevers
US Olympian Matt Grevers, 27, will compete at the Summer Olympics in London at the end of this month. After hauling in three medals in Beijing in 2008, Grevers has trained diligently and seems destined to add to his personal medal count in 2012.
Melky Cabrera Helps National League to 8-0 Win over American League in MLB All-Star Game
San Francisco Giants’ teammates Melky Cabrera and Pablo Sandoval delivered big hits early, as the National League shutout the American League 8-0 in the 2012 MLB All-Star game Tuesday night in Kansas City.
MLB Weekly Report: New York Yankees and Washington Nationals Have League-Best Records at t…
The Major League Baseball All-Star Game is Tuesday in Kansas City. The New York Yankees and Washington Nationals have the best records in their respective leagues at the mid-season break. Here’s what’s happening this week in Major League Baseball:
Roger Federer Beats Andy Murray for Record-Tying 7th Wimbledon Title
Roger Federer soundly defeated Britain’s Andy Murray, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4, on Sunday at Wimbledon to win his seventh men’s singles title and tie Pete Sampras’ open-era record for championships at the All England Club.
2012 Wimbledon Report: Serena Williams Wins Fifth Wimbledon Title
Serena Williams defeated Agnieszka Radwanska, 6-1, 5-7, 6-2, on Saturday to capture her fifth Wimbledon title at the All England Lawn Tennis Club.
If You Had To Pick A New Pro Sports Team Name, Which Would You Choose? — Sports Survey of …
The recently completed NBA Finals featured a first in the four major American team sports: two teams (the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder) whose names were mass nouns, rather than plurals. It’s not surprising, since each team’s name is 20 years old or less.
This Weekend in Sports — Wimbledon, UFC 148 and the Red Sox-Yankees Rivalry Renewed
Wimbledon ends the fortnight by crowning its champions, ultimate fighting has a stellar card and baseball’s best rivalry gets the national spotlight. Here’s what’s happening in sports this weekend.
‘Blade Runner’ Oscar Pistorius Will Be First Amputee to Compete in Olympics [VIDEO]
South African sprinter and double amputee Oscar Pistorius was named to his country’s Olympic team on Thursday, becoming the first amputee ever to compete in the Games.
Which Current Athlete Most Embodies the All-American Spirit? — Sports Survey of the Day
All-American doesn’t mean the same thing as All-Star.