The WTA says Sabine Lisicki has hit the fastest serve in the history of the women's tennis tour, reaching 131 mph (211 kph).
Ahead of Josh Gordon's appeal hearing Friday, during which he is expected to blame a failed marijuana test on secondhand smoke, the NFL said "you are responsible for what is in your body."
The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Tuesday night that Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will return for his 66th season in 2015.
Manny Machado led off the 12th inning with a home run off Cory Rasmus and gave the Baltimore Orioles a 7-6 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday.
A massive water-main break that flooded parts of UCLA's campus, including Pauley Pavilion, threatened to ruin the Bruins' home floor and do similar damage to other buildings Tuesday.
ESPN has announced that commentator Stephen A. Smith will not be appearing on ESPN2's "First Take" or on ESPN Radio for the next week. He will return on Aug. 6.
Rory McIlroy is ready to "move on and move forward" following his win at the Open Championship, and it will start at this week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
There's a lot of bluster coming from the New York Jets, and Rex Ryan is cool with that.
An officer found John Abraham passed out behind the wheel of his black Dodge Challenger at around 4 p.m. on June 29 at the intersection of an Atlanta suburb after he had left the Pink Pony strip club, according to the police report.
NFL Players Association president Eric Winston signed a one-year deal with Seattle Seahawks, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, confirming multiple reports.
As chairman of the finance committee, Texans owner Bob McNair's opinion will impact any team's move. With the Raiders reportedly considering a move to San Antonio, Texas, he said Tuesday he is withholding judgment until he knows all the facts.
In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitcher who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs in a California summer league but has never been drafted.
Catcher John Baker scored the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning after pitching a scoreless top half, and the Chicago Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester will not make his scheduled start Wednesday, but he has not been traded -- yet.
Bulls point guard Derrick Rose continues to open eyes in Team USA's training camp as he makes his way back from the torn meniscus in his right knee that cost him all but 10 games of the past season.
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will return to action on Jan. 31 in a 185-pound contest against Nick Diaz at UFC 183 in Las Vegas.
Byron Scott says being the new coach of the Los Angeles Lakers is "a dream come true."
The legal team for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will argue in a hearing Friday that its client has disputed test results that were caused from second-hand marijuana smoke, according to sources.
Washington Redskins vice president and general manager Bruce Allen said quarterback Robert Griffin III should not have opened the season as the starter a year ago, not because his knee wasn't ready but rather because of his game.
The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.
Three initial bids were submitted Tuesday to an investment bank handling the sale of the Buffalo Bills, the Toronto Sun reported.
New York Giants running back David Wilson underwent a battery of tests on his neck Tuesday night and will not practice until at least next week.
The NBA is pushing toward changes to the draft lottery system by next season but is facing a strong objection from the Philadelphia 76ers, the franchise that could suffer the most from it, multiple sources told ESPN.com.
The Arizona Cardinals have agreed on a five-year contract extension with Patrick Peterson, a deal the Pro Bowler said Tuesday night is worth $70 million with $48 million guaranteed, making him the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL.
Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant congratulated LeBron James for his decision to return to Cleveland, but says he's not sure if he'll play for his hometown Wizards when he becomes a free agent.
Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones, a multisport star who helped Kentucky win the first two of its eight national titles and is considered the school's greatest all-around athlete, has died. He was 88.
Maryland authorities said Tuesday they will charge a man with disorderly conduct in a cemetery for allegedly urinating on the grave of former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell.
Newly-signed UFC welterweight Joe Riggs was involved in a firearm-related accident in his home on Monday, according to UFC officials.
Jon Lester's agent denied a published report that claimed the pitcher's representatives informed the club what it would take to sign him, prompting the club's decision to trade him.
Jeff Baker hit a two-out RBI single to cap a four-run rally in the ninth inning by the Miami Marlins, who extended their winning streak to five games by beating the Washington Nationals 7-6.