• Holly Holm, left, fights Valentina Shevchenko during women's bantamweight mixed martial arts bout in Chicago, Saturday, July 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Valentina Shevchenk stuns Holly Holm at UFC Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — A traumatic start at Valentina Shevchenko’s training camp didn’t deter her from pulling off another shocking upset in the UFC women’s bantamweight division.

    Updated: 12:08 am

  • Venus Williams returns to Alison Riske during a semifinal in the Bank of the West Classic tennis tournament in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, July 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Britain’s Konta rides big serve to reach first career final

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Venus Williams is having such a blast with her tennis again at age 36, she has many more tournament titles in mind before she’s done.

    Updated: 10:58 pm

  • Eun Jeong Seong wins second straight US Girls’ Junior

    PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Eun Jeong Seong rallied to beat Andrea Lee 4 and 2 on Saturday in the U.S. Girls’ Junior to become the first player to successfully defend the title since Hollis Stacy in 1971.

  • In this Wednesday, July 13, 2016 file photo, members of the New York Liberty basketball team await the start of a game against the Atlanta Dream in New York. The WNBA is withdrawing its fines for teams and players that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before and during games. WNBA President Lisa Borders said in a statement Saturday, July 23, the league was rescinding penalties given to the Indiana Fever, New York Liberty, Phoenix Mercury and their players for wearing the shirts–which was a uniform violation. The players started wearing them to show solidarity after shootings in Minnesota and Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    WNBA withdraws fines for player protests

    NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA is withdrawing its fines for teams and players that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before and during games.

    Updated: 7:35 pm

  • US sending record number of women to Rio Games

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The United States is sending 292 women to the Summer Olympics— the most women who have ever competed at an Olympics for a single country.

  • Great Britain's Mo Farah wins the Men's 5000m  during day 2 of the Diamond League anniversary games at The Stadium, in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, Saturday July 23, 2016. (Paul Harding/PA via AP)

    Farah dominant, Fraser-Pryce sluggish in final pre-Rio races

    LONDON (AP) — Mo Farah cruised to victory in the 5,000 meters and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce fell short in a sluggish sprint on Saturday in contrasting fortunes for the Olympic champions in their final races before heading to Rio de Janeiro.

  • Hull returns for England after being sidelined by illness

    GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — England’s Charley Hull is playing in the UL International Crown after missing the second session because of asthma and fever.

  • In this Thursday, July 7, 2016 photo, Miriam Nagl, of Brazil, looks over the 10th green during the first round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament at CordeValle in San Martin, Calif. Several athletes with limited connections to Brazil will be fulfilling their Olympic dream thanks to Brazil’s shortage of athletes in many of the sports in which it automatically qualified for the Rio Games as host despite a lack of Olympic tradition. Some have lived away for most of their lives but were born in Brazil.  (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Foreign athletes use Brazilian connections to make it to Rio

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Rugby player Isadora Cerullo never lived in Brazil. Fencer Ghislain Perrier speaks very little Portuguese. Golfer Miriam Nagl played abroad most of her life.

    Updated: 11:02 pm

  • In this April 14, 2016 file photo, Connecticut's Moriah Jefferson, right, and WNBA President Lisa Borders hold a San Antonio Stars jersey after Jefferson was selected with the second pick in the WNBA basketball draft  in Uncasville, Conn. WNBA President Borders applauds the league's players for taking a stance on social issues. She just wishes the activism was kept off the court. Borders spent the past two weeks talking with the union and its executive council, trying to come up with ways that both the league and its players could constructively address the Black Lives Matters movement. Nothing concrete was decided.  (Cloe Poisson/Hartford Courant via AP, File)

    WNBA president talks about fining players over warmup shirts

    NEW YORK (AP) — WNBA President Lisa Borders applauds the league’s players for taking a stance on social issues. She just wishes the activism was kept off the court.

  • McCoughtry, Gray help Dream hold on for 93-88 win over Wings

    ATLANTA (AP) — Reshanda Gray had 22 points and 10 rebounds — both career highs — and Angel McCoughtry scored five points during a decisive late run to help the Atlanta Dream beat the Dallas Wings 93-88 on Friday night.