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Wichita St.'s 3-pointers boot No. 1 Gonzaga 76-70

Wichita State Shockers

Gonzaga's gone. Cleanthony Early and Ron Baker scored 16 points apiece and Wichita State hit five straight 3-pointers late to knock the top-ranked and No. 1 seeded Bulldogs out of the NCAA tournament 76-70 on Saturday.


Robson stuns Clijsters at US Open

Laura Robson secures the biggest win of her career with a shock victory over Kim Clijsters in round two of the US Open.


Brazil upsets US to win women's volleyball gold

The U.S. women totally and utterly dominated the first set of Saturday's Gold Medal Match against Brazil. The final three sets couldn't have been any different. Brazil reversed every shred of American momentum after dropping the first set and rallied to dominate the final three sets to bring home a second-consecutive Olympic title.


France earns Olympic-sized upset

Yannick Agnel

France earned an Olympic-sized upset in the 400 free relay Sunday, when 20-year-old Yannick Agnel chased down Ryan Lochte on the final lap to avenge the Americans' 2008 victory... The win is France's first in the history of the event. Not only that -- it's France's first relay victory of any kind, men or women, in the history of the Summer Olympics.


Roger Federer upsets Novak Djokovic, reaches Wimbledon final

Roger Federer

Roger Federer on Friday became the first man in history to make eight Wimbledon finals. The 30-year-old from Switzerland, who is already the all-time leader in major tournament wins with 16, upset first-seeded and defending champion Novak Djokovic 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3.


Timothy Bradley upsets Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley

In a fight Pacquiao seemed to have in hand, two judges decided otherwise, giving Bradley a split decision Saturday night and ending the Filipino fighter's remarkable seven-year unbeaten run. Promoter Bob Arum fumed, the crowd at the MGM Grand arena booed, and Pacquiao seemed stunned when the decision was announced. Arum said there would be a November rematch, though he blasted the way the decision went down.


2012 French Open: Serena Williams Ousted in First Round

Serena Williams

The loss to Virginie Razzano of France ranks among the most unexpected upsets in the recent history of the French Open.


76ers beat Bulls 79-78 and advance to 2nd round

Andre Iguodala and Evan Turner hopped on the scorer's table and played to the crowd as the catchy 76ers theme song blared in the arena.


Gingrich wins SC primary, upsets Romney

Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich has stormed to an upset victory over Mitt Romney in the South Carolina GOP primary with a pair of strong debate performances that most voters said was important to their choice.

Senh: Gotta hand it Newt Gingrich. I thought after losing both the Iowa Caucuses and the New Hampshire primary, he was done with. But he fought back again Mitt Romney's negative ads and turn in some strong debate performances.


Serena Williams Upset By Samantha Stosur 6-2, 6-3 In US Open Final

Serena Williams Upset By Samantha Stosur 6-2, 6-3 In US Open Final

Already outplayed by Sam Stosur in the U.S. Open final, the last thing Serena Williams needed was to lose a game for yelling during a point. That's exactly what happened early in the second set, leading to an argument between Williams and the chair umpire, a scene less ugly than – but reminiscent of – the American's tirade two years ago at the same tournament. In the end, Stosur beat Williams 6-2, 6-3 Sunday in a surprisingly lopsided upset for her first Grand Slam title.


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