• US women will host Switzerland twice in October

    CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. women’s national team will host Switzerland for two matches this October in Minneapolis and Utah.

  • LA Sparks sign veteran F/C Sandrine Gruda for 2nd stint

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Sparks have signed forward-center Sandrine Gruda for her second stint with the WNBA team.

  • Madison Keys reacts after defeating Alison Riske in the first round of the US Open tennis tournament, early Tuesday morning, Aug. 30, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

    Keys outlasts fellow American Riske in late night at US Open

    NEW YORK (AP) — Madison Keys slept until almost 11 a.m. Monday. She didn’t arrive at Arthur Ashe Stadium until 6:30 p.m., knowing that a late night on court awaited her.

  • In this Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, file photo, Serena Williams, left, greets Ekaterina Makarova, of Russia, after winning their semifinal match of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Williams starts her bid for a record 23rd major title with a tough first-round matchup at the U.S. Open against Makarova on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

    Serena’s US Open begins with tough matchup vs Makarova

    NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams hadn’t played much coming into the Grand Slam tournament. An injury hampered her preparation, and she served miserably in the match.

  • Man Kaur, 100, of India, competes in the 100-meter track and field event at the Americas Masters Games in Vancouver, British Columbia, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. More than 10,000 athletes aged 30 and older are participating in the games which continue until Sept. 4. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

    100-year-old runner from India inspires at Masters Games

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Man Kaur from India needed almost a minute-and-a-half to cross the finish line in the 100-meter dash, but she still picked up a gold medal Monday at the American Masters Games. That’s because the 100-year-old Kaur was the only female competitor in her age category at the competition for older athletes.

  • Skating Olympic trials headed to San Jose for 2018

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose will host the 2018 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, which essentially serves as the trials for the Winter Olympics.

  • In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, women's pole vault world record holder, Yelena Isinbayeva, left, jokes with a military musicians as she visits the Hemeimeem air base in Syria. Russian athletes including the women's pole vault world record holder, Yelena Isinbayeva, have visited an air base in Syria that Russia uses to target Islamic State fighters.(Olga Balashova/Russian Defense Ministry Press Service pool photo via AP)

    Russian athletes visit air base in Syria used to strike IS

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian athletes including the women’s pole vault world record holder, Yelena Isinbayeva, have visited an air base in Syria that Russia uses to target Islamic State fighters.

  • Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, speaks during a media availability for the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016 in New York. (AP Photo/Bryan R. Smith)

    What to watch Monday at US Open: Djokovic, Nadal left wrists

    NEW YORK (AP) — All eyes will be on a very important pair of left wrists during Day 1 of the U.S. Open — those belonging to Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.

  • Beyonce accepts the award for Video of the Year for “Lemonade” at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

    Beyonce slays at MTV VMAs, wins video of the year

    NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce proved once again she is the contemporary rock star, and she used the MTV Video Music Awards stage to showcase her skills and outshine her peers, from Rihanna to Britney Spears.

  • US Olympic gymnasts, from left, Aly Raisman, Madison Kocian, Laurie Hernandez, and Simone Biles arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

    Four of the Final Five from Rio get hugs from Beyonce

    NEW YORK (AP) — Four of the Final Five gymnastics greats from the Rio Olympics wished ailing teammate Gabby Douglas well and got hugs from best female video winner Beyonce on Sunday night at the MTV Video Music Awards.