After winning her first round match at Wimbledon on Monday, Serena Williams shared her feelings about the Charleston massacre, calling the June 17 shooting of nine black worshipers by an alleged white supremacist “unspeakably sad,” and recalling how she refused to play in South Carolina while the Confederate flag flew above the state legislature. 367 more words
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Monday night’s game in Houston between the first-place Kansas City Royals and the first-place Houston Astros was a fascinating matchup beyond the first meeting of the season between two potential playoff teams.
Professional athletes put in hours of training to be the best in their sport. For some, they are blessed with athleticism in conjunction with coaching and learned skills. 941 more words
PARIS (AP) — Overcoming a mid-match lull and a third-set deficit, Serena Williams won her third French Open title and 20th major singles trophy by beating 13th-seeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-2 on Saturday. 103 more words