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One of 162 regular-season games for both the Marlins and Braves, it had much more significance as the first regular-season game of a major professional sport played on an active military installation.
Strangely, Peter Sagan did not celebrate his first Tour de France yellow jersey with his trademark wheelie. He did not even pump his fist or raise his arms as he crossed the finish line on Sunday to end a three-year winless run at cycling’s showpiece race.
Novak Djokovic had won 30 consecutive Grand Slam matches before losing Saturday’s match against Sam Querrey. Here are Djokovic’s losses in Grand Slam events before the quarterfinals.
Olivier Giroud scored two goals to lead France to an emphatic 5-2 victory over Iceland on Sunday, sending the hosts into a European Championship semifinal against Germany.
Serena Williams joined Martina Navratilova as the only women with 300 victories at major tournaments in the Open era by overwhelming Annika Beck 6-3, 6-0 in 51 minutes on Sunday to get to the fourth round.
With his biological clock ticking, Alberto Contador had made the Tour de France his main goal of the season. But his quest for a third Tour title immediately suffered a serious blow on Saturday when the Spaniard crashed during the opening stage of the three-week race.
With 31 aces against as good a returner as there is, Querrey did what no one else could for so long, beating Djokovic, 7-6 (6), 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (5), in a match interrupted Saturday by three rain delays after being suspended in progress because of showers a night earlier.
Gary Hallberg, who won the Greater Milwaukee Open in 1987, and Eddie Terasa, the head professional at host course North Hills Country Club in Menomonee Falls, qualified for the U.S. Senior Open on Thursday.
Garbine Muguruza’s first major tournament as a reigning Grand Slam champion didn’t last long. Less than a month after winning the French Open, the second-seeded Spaniard was stunned in the second round of Wimbledon on Thursday by a Slovakian qualifier ranked No. 124 in the world.
Coastal Carolina capitalized on two errors on the same play for four unearned runs in the sixth inning, and the Chanticleers won their first national championship in any sport with a 4-3 victory over Arizona in Game 3 of the College World Series finals on Thursday.
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Michael Phelps, the most decorated athlete in Olympic history, held off a stiff challenge from Tom Shields to win the 200-meter butterfly at the U.S. swimming trials Wednesday night.
LeBron James is about to hit the free-agency market and stay right at home. James declined his player option for next season with the Cavaliers, but the finals MVP has made it clear he has no intention of leaving Cleveland anytime soon.
A look at the top contenders for overall victory in the 103rd Tour de France, which starts Saturday at Mont-Saint-Michel.