1918 — Molla Bjurstedt wins the women’s U.S. Lawn Tennis Association title for the fourth straight year, beating Eleanor Goss 6-4, 6-3.
1937 — Joe Louis knocks out Jim Braddock in the eighth round at Chicago’s Comiskey Park to win the world heavyweight title, which he would hold for 11 years.
1942 — The Washington Redskins win the NFL Championship with a 14-6 victory over the Chicago Bears.
1958 — Gordie Howe of the Detroit Red Wings scores his 400th NHL goal in a 2-2 tie against the Montreal Canadiens.
BOSTON (AP) — John McEnroe wishes the Laver Cup could get more attention and thinks it's a mistake that the ATP Tour schedules regular tournaments that conflict with the three-day exhibition event.
1930 — Tommy Armour beats Gene Sarazen 1 up to win the PGA Championship.
1964 — Roy Emerson beats fellow Australian Fred Stolle to win the men’s title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Former tennis star John McEnroe's reaction on the BBC's broadcast to British teenager Emma Raducanu's mid-match retirement at Wimbledon has put him in the spotlight.
McEnroe, a seven-time Grand Slam singles champion, appears as an analyst on the host country's television coverage at the All England Club.
There are no American men in the ATP's Top 30 for the first time in the nearly half-century of computerized tennis rankings.
The highest-ranked man from the U.S., Taylor Fritz, slid one place to No...
1942 — The Washington Redskins win the NFL Championship with a 14-6 victory over the Chicago Bears...
Rafael Nadal’s first French Open loss. Serena Williams’ first victory over Venus Williams in a major final.
Ivan Lendl’s comeback against John McEnroe. And, five years later, Michael Chang’s comeback against Lendl.
NEW YORK (AP) — John McEnroe showed his softer side while searching for the next Serena Williams or James Blake during tryouts for his tennis academy...
NEW YORK (AP) — John McEnroe had a ringside seat for the ugliest bout at Madison Square Garden last season...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — This is the story of the biggest rock star to ever call Louisville home.
He has hung out with Paul, George and Ringo, and has worked with Prince, Bruce Springsteen, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Yes, Pearl Jam, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Dan Fogelberg, Steve Miller and James Taylor...
Prioritizing investments in non-driving modes of transportation will help save lives.
Evan Preston, director of the consumer watchdog Connecticut Public Interest Research Group, following release of a report that showed motor vehicle fatalities in Connecticut increased 45 percent in the first six months of 2016.
NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Federer is the superhero and Stan Wawrinka, usually, is his bumbling, simple sidekick. Novak Djokovic always lurks in the background as the Joker.
Such is the comic strip @SwissMinipeople, which turns sports and political figures into, well, cartoon characters, and seems to ramp up whenever a Grand Slam tournament is in full swing.