Nadal wins first title on hard court since 2010 Rafael Nadal rallied from a set and 1-3 down in the second to beat Juan Martin del Potro 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the BNP Paribas Open final on Sunday, giving the Spaniard his third title in four tournaments since returning from a seven-month injury layoff. More
Aussie Open: Sharapova out, Nadal, Murray advance to quarters Check out some shots of the lighter side of the event. Maria Sharapova joined Serena Williams as fourth-round casualties, leaving Azarenka a potentially easier run to the women's final. Sharapova was beaten by No. 20 Dominika Cibulkova in the match on Rod ... 01/19/2014 - 11:05 pm | View Link
Sharapova beau Dimitrov eliminated from Wimbledon after ‘sit-in’ LONDON — With girlfriend Maria Sharapova cheering him from the stands, Grigor Dimitrov, one of tennis’ rising stars, lost in the second round at Wimbledon yesterday in a five-set, rain-delayed match. After battling back to make it 30-all in his service ... 06/29/2013 - 6:15 am | View Link
Further disappointment as Maria Sharapova's boyfriend Grigor Dimitrov is eliminated at Wimbledon MARIA Sharapova's Wimbledon disappointment has deepened, taking on a personal edge, when boyfriend Grigor Dimitrov lost a dramatic five-setter to Greg Zemlja. Watched by second-round casualty Sharapova, Dimitrov was beaten 3-6 7-6 (7-4) 3-6 6-4 11-9 in ... 06/28/2013 - 2:29 am | View Link
Wacky Wednesday at Wimbledon: Federer, Sharapova Both Eliminated Given the Aaron Hernandez arrest, release, murder charges and no bail, you may have missed the happenings across the pond at Wimbledon: Roger Federer, who has won Wimbledon seven times, lost in the second round. He was defeated by someone named Serhiy ... 06/26/2013 - 10:48 am | View Link
Maria Sharapova eliminated in 2nd round at Wimbledon by 131st-ranked qualifier LONDON - Maria Sharapova has been knocked out of Wimbledon by a 131st-ranked qualifier on a day when injuries forced the withdrawal or retirement of seven other players. The third-seeded Sharapova, the Wimbledon champion in 2004 champion, lost 6-3, 6-4 to ... 06/26/2013 - 6:30 am | View Link
Maria Sharapova Pictures When Sharapova was six, she and her father moved from their life of poverty in Russia to the United States, to enroll in the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. 04/21/2014 - 7:22 am | View Website
BBC Sport Wimbledon 2013: Day Three as it happened. An extraordinary day as seven-time champion Roger Federer loses to Sergiy Stakhovsky and seven players withdraw ... 04/20/2014 - 5:39 pm | View Website
Maria Sharapova Biography In the summer of 2004, seventeen-year-old Maria Sharapova became the first Russian player to win Wimbledon, the prestigious tennis event that takes place ... 04/19/2014 - 9:43 pm | View Website
2006 Wimbledon Championships The 2006 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament played on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London in ... 04/19/2014 - 8:46 pm | View Website
Maria Sharapova | Tennis | Bleacher Report Maria Sharapova news on Bleacher Report ... 33 Serena Eases Past Sharapova at Miami. by Patrick Clarke. Serena Williams showed why she has won a record six Miami ... 04/19/2014 - 6:52 pm | View Website
I love a good sports scandal so I was wondering if anyone had any good ones that may have slipped under the radar because they're from a smaller country/area, or a sport that doesn't have a high profile. I'll start things off with one that is probably unfamiliar to most people outside NZ and Australia.
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UNSTOPPABLE ALDRIDGE DOES IT AGAIN FOR BLAZERS
Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge tops 40 points for the second-straight game as Trail Blazers take 2-0 series lead over Houston
MADRID-BAYERN EVENLY POISED AFTER LOS BLANCOS WIN HOME LEG 1-0
Real Madrid wins 1-0 at home against Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.
YANKEES PITCHER EXPELLED FROM GAME FOR FOREIGN SUBSTANCE
New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda is thrown out of the game against Boston for using a foreign substance to aid his grip on the baseball.
BLUE JACKETS WIN FIRST-EVER HOME PLAYOFF GAME
Columbus wins a home playoff game for the first time in its history as Blue Jackets square NHL playoff series against Pittsburgh at 2-2.
PHELPS SAYS LOVE OF SPORT, AND WEIGHT GAIN, PROMPTED RETURN TO SWIMMING
Michael Phelps says he returned to top-level swimming because he missed the sport, and he needed to lose weight.