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2014-08-21

Serena's US Open starts with American teen

Serena Williams will face an up-and-coming American player in the first round of the US Open.

posted 2014-08-21 14:52:45 by ESPN.com

RG III tweets to naysayers: Keep doubting

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III took to Twitter on Wednesday night to say he'll once again prove his doubters wrong.

posted 2014-08-21 14:46:43 by ESPN.com

Backup Manziel says he needs to earn way

Johnny Manziel acknowledged he's not ready to be the Browns' starting quarterback.

posted 2014-08-21 14:33:58 by ESPN.com

McIlroy cards 74, is 8 behind Barclays leader

It has been rare of late to see Rory McIlroy's name anywhere but the top of the leaderboard, but the reigning Open Championship and PGA Championship winner was far from his impressive standard, shooting 74 at the Barclays on Thursday.

posted 2014-08-21 14:20:00 by ESPN.com

Sources: Durant offer by UA at least $265M

Kevin Durant's representation Roc Nation Sports informed Nike on Wednesday that he has a deal on the table with Under Armour worth between $265 million and $285 million over 10 years, sources told ESPN.com.

posted 2014-08-21 13:50:09 by ESPN.com

Steelers' Bell, Blount set to face pot charges

Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will be charged with marijuana possession following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon.

posted 2014-08-21 11:01:21 by ESPN.com

Packers fans declared NFL's best by Forbes

"TitleTown USA" has yet another championship to add to its resume: Best Fans in the NFL

posted 2014-08-21 10:49:37 by ESPN.com

Wichita State picked to win MVC volleyball; UNI 2nd

The University of Northern Iowa volleyball team has been pegged to finish second in the 2014 preseason Missouri Valley Conference coaches' poll. The Panthers nabbed a pair of first-place votes but came up two points short of favorite Wichita State…

posted 2014-08-21 10:41:53 by KXEL

LLWS: Vegas spoils Mo'ne's night, tops Philly

Dallan Cave and Brennan Holligan hit two-run homers, lefty reliever Austin Kryszczuk got out of two big jams, and Las Vegas beat Philadelphia and star pitcher Mo'ne Davis 8-1 in the Little League World Series.

posted 2014-08-21 09:42:17 by ESPN.com

Doctors: Jim Kelly has no evidence of cancer

Doctors treating Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly for sinus cancer found "no evidence" of remaining cancer in a follow-up screening Tuesday.

posted 2014-08-21 09:20:00 by ESPN.com

Angels' Richards suffers 'significant' injury

Angels pitcher Garrett Richards is scheduled to fly back to Los Angeles on Thursday to be examined by team doctors for what manager Mike Scioscia called a "significant injury" to his left patellar tendon.

posted 2014-08-21 08:57:40 by ESPN.com

Giants win appeal, will finish game vs. Cubs

The San Francisco Giants have prevailed in their protest of Tuesday night's game, when the field became an unplayable mess after the Chicago Cubs ground crew was unable to get the tarp on in time in the bottom of the…

posted 2014-08-21 08:50:22 by ESPN.com

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