EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Though Mark Sampson already knew what answer he would get, England’s coach felt obligated to ask defender Laura Bassett whether she was emotionally ready for one more game at the Women’s World Cup.
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association deflected criticism about FIFA President Sepp Blatter and secretary general Jerome Valcke not attending the Women’s World Cup final, saying the winning captain won’t care who hands over the championship trophy.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Open table tennis championships begin Monday with more than 1,000 athletes competing from 33 countries at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Becky Hammon is about to become the first woman to serve as the head coach of an NBA summer league team.
LONDON (AP) — Twice, Serena Williams stood merely two points from a loss at Wimbledon against a British opponent buoyed by a roaring, flag-waving Centre Court crowd.