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American Zach Johnson prevails at British Open

By The Associated Press
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Zach Johnson cradled the silver claret jug in his arms. Jordan Spieth let it slip through his fingers. Spieth was right where he wanted to be in his spirited bid for the Grand Slam — tied for ...

Amateur among leaders at British Open; Spieth lurking 1 shot behind

By The Associated Press
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — For a place dripping with centuries of history, St. Andrews got more than it could have wanted Sunday. Jordan Spieth punched his ...

Johnson leads after 2nd-round of wind-ravaged British Open; final round pushed to Monday

By The Associated Press
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Even with 155 years of history, the British Open still can serve up some strange twists at St. Andrews. Dustin Johnson gave ...

World Cup champ Klingenberg cherishes ‘wild’ ride

By Bob Cohn
When she was a kid, Meghan Klingenberg dreamed of winning a World Cup. As she pictured it, dinner was not included. But ever since the ...

Watson bids farewell, Johnson in control at St. Andrews

By The Associated Press
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — The grand pursuit of Jordan Spieth, redemption for Dustin Johnson, the mystery that has become Tiger Woods. It all came to ...

Dustin Johnson drives his way to Open lead

By The Associated Press
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Jordan Spieth played like he had a Grand Slam to win. Dustin Johnson played like he had a score to settle. The ...

Spieth trying to keep it normal at British Open

By The Associated Press
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — With a chance to match history at the home of golf, Jordan Spieth is trying to make the British Open feel ...

Woods confident heading to St. Andrews, insists he’s not ‘buried and done’

By The Associated Press
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Winless in almost two years, Tiger Woods at least has experience on his side at St. Andrews. It has been 20 ...

All eyes on Spieth’s arrival at St. Andrews

By The Associated Press
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — There was no escaping Jordan Spieth even before he arrived Monday at St. Andrews to resume his pursuit of the Grand Slam. Behind the practice range, one British television network talked to any player willing to stop. ...

South Korean In Gee Chun wins U.S. Women’s Open

By The Associated Press
LANCASTER — In Gee Chun’s modest goal for her first U.S. Women’s Open was to enjoy every new experience. Boy, did she enjoy herself. The 20-year-old South ...

Spieth on cusp of history at St. Andrews

By The Associated Press
Arnold Palmer proposed it. Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods pursued it. Those are the three biggest names in golf during the past half-century, combining for 214 wins on the PGA Tour and 39 majors. They all came to Scotland — Palmer ...

Williams takes Wimbledon, notches another ‘Serena Slam’

By The Associated Press
LONDON — Serena Williams let herself briefly bask in the joy of a sixth Wimbledon championship, 21st Grand Slam singles trophy overall and fourth consecutive ...

World Cup champions celebrate with 10,000 fans at Los Angeles parade

By The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES — Carli Lloyd looked out over the cheering mob of U.S. women’s national team fans and raised an arm in triumph. “It feels great ...

McIlroy, world’s No. 1 golfer, injures ankle playing soccer

By The Associated Press
LONDON — Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf’s No. 1 player ...

American players enjoying fanfare after World Cup victory

By The Associated Press
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Megan Rapinoe strolled around taking selfies, occasionally sipping bubbly with her teammates and trying to balance the Women’s World Cup championship ...

United States takes down Japan, wins third Women’s World Cup

By The Associated Press
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times. And with it came the Americans’ elusive third Women’s World Cup title. Lloyd scored three ...