WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams wins with so much more than serving, of course. Her groundstrokes are intimidating. Her superb speed and anticipation fuel unparalleled court-covering defense. Her returns are outstanding, too.
CHICAGO (AP) — A day after getting blown out, losing in extra innings was not any easier for the Texas Rangers. Kevin Youkilis hit a game-ending RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Rangers 5-4 on Wednesday night.
ROUEN, France (AP) — The bell almost tolled for Mark Cavendish in the city of 100 bells. The reigning world champion hit the tarmac in a high-speed pileup in the finale of Wednesday's fourth stage of the Tour de France, a 133-mile trek across Normandy that ended in Rouen, known for the abundance of bell towers in its many medieval churches.
ARLINGTON (AP) — After going to two consecutive World Series without a title, the Texas Rangers are better than they ever have been. At least based on their record and all the teammates who will join Texas slugger Josh Hamilton at the All-Star game.