Skylar Diggins- Smith posts double-double, Wings win fifth straigth

LOS ANGELES, California — The Dallas Wings Skylar Diggins-Smith posted 22 points and 11 assists as they defeated the Los Angeles Sparks 92-77 on Thursday night for their fifth consecutive victory. The Wings (12-8) used a 21-2 run to close out the game before the Sparks (13-9) scored the final five points of the game….

Serena Williams set to face Angelique Kerber in Wimbledon Final

LONDON, England — Serena Williams continues to show the world that she is still a force to be reckoned with as she reached her 12th straight Grand Slam final by beating Julia Goerges 6-2, 6-4 at the All England Club on Thursday. “It’s crazy. I don’t even know how to feel,” Williams said after the…

Wizards Officially Sign Dwight Howard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld announced today that the team has signed free agent center Dwight Howard. “Dwight has been known throughout his career as one of the league’s best defenders, rebounders and finishers around the rim, all areas that we needed to improve heading into next season,” said Grunfeld. “His inside…

Croatia reaches World Cup final after Mandzukic goal, Beat England 2-1

MOSCOW, Russia — Mario Mandzukic goal sends Croatia to their first ever appearance in the World Cup final after beating England 2-1 in extra time in Moscow, where they will take on France on Sunday. Unbeatable spirit. @MarioMandzukic9 Believe. #justdoit pic.twitter.com/Ne1lYsRhr0 — Nike Football (@nikefootball) 12 juli 2018

Michele Roberts re-elected executive director of National Basketball Players Association

NEW YORK — Michele Roberts was re-elected as Executive Director of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) at Tuesday’s annual summer meeting of the Board of NBA Player Representatives. The Board of Player Representatives and the Executive Committee voted unanimously to approve another 4-year term for Ms. Roberts, who has served as Executive Director since…

Samuel Umtiti heads France into the Final for first time in 20 years

MOSCOW, Russia — Samuel Umtiti’s headed winner has returned France to the FIFA World Cup Final for the third time in 20 years, sealing a 1-0 win over Belgium in Saint Petersburg. #FRA #FRA #FRA Samuel Umtiti heads @FrenchTeam into the #WorldCup Final 💪 👀 TV listings 👉 https://t.co/xliHcxWvEO 📺 Highlights 👉 https://t.co/LOdKDX2Cwn pic.twitter.com/PzIZ2OHGmA — FIFA…

Serena Williams defeats Italy’s Camila Giorgi to reach Seminfinals at Wimbledon

LONDON, England — Serena Williams rallied back after dropping a set to defeat Italy’s Camila Giorgi on Tuesday to reach the semifinals for a 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 win on Center Court. Williams, 36, will next face 13th-seeded Julia Goerges, who beat Kiki Bertens 3-6, 7-5, 6-1. “Once again, Serena reigns supreme on Centre Court!”@serenawilliams marches…

Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Real Madrid to join Juventus

ITALY — Real Madrid C.F. announced that Portugese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving the club to sign with Italian champions Juventus, the Spanish club announced on Tuesday. Ronaldo,the reigning Ballon d’Or winner will end his nine-year stint with Real Madrid. “Real Madrid would like to communicate that we have listened to the wish and request…

Lebron inks Official Contract with Lakers

LOS ANGELES, Calífornia — LeBron James officially signed his four-year deal with the Lakers that will pay him $153.3 million. He joins the Lakers after leaving the Cavaliers franchise as its leader in nearly every major statistical category and giving sports-obsessed Cleveland its first championship in 52 years in 2016, James James’ representatives at Klutch…