After defeating her sister just a few days ago, Serena Williams took to the court and dominated her “rival” Maria Sharapova. In the Wimbledon semifinals, Serena cruised to a 6-2, 6-4 victory with a chance for a sixth Wimbledon title. Williams, the No. 1 ranked tennis player, increased her record against No. 4 Sharapova to 18-2 all time.
Keith Olbermann will be leaving ESPN once again, and it seems like this will be his last tenure there. The highly vocal and controversial figure had his own show on ESPN2 during his second stint with the network that began in 2013. ESPN decided not to renew his contract but still praised him for being "a tremendous talent".
Injuries are a big part of any college football season. Whether it’s a starting quarterback, a No. 2 receiver or a defensive lineman part of a deep rotation, injuries will always have an impact on a team.
To help preview the season, Athlon is taking a look at some of the injured players from 2014 and their return in 2015.
Naturally, the biggest NBA free controversy came to Mark Cuban, or more correctly didn’t come to him. After DeAndre Jordan seemed to have a contract in place with the Dallas Mavericks, he flipped back to remaining on the Los Angeles Clippers. However, as he made the decision, Mark Cuban claims that Jordan never talked to him yesterday.
The MLB has just recently released the participants for the upcoming Home Run Derby, and it certainly showcases some of the veterans and up-and-coming players in the league. In order of seeding based on current home run totals, the players will be: Albert Pujols, Todd Frazier, Josh Donaldson, Joc Pederson, Manny Machado, Anthony Rizzo, Prince Fielder, and Kris Bryant.