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Past champions Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova among Wimbeldon first round upsets

Past champions Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova among Wimbeldon first round upsets
  • Past champions Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova among Wimbeldon first round upsets FWC: Past champions Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova among Wimbeldon first round upsets

    These are not the sorts of matches Maria Sharapova is supposed to lose, letting lead after lead slip away Tuesday against a qualifier ranked 132nd — and in the first round of Wimbledon, no less. Then again, at this edition of The Championships, as they prefer to call the event around here, the…

  • England victory: What the papers say FWC: England victory: What the papers say

    ‘The history boys’, a ‘Miracle in Moscow’, the ‘Hand of Jord’ – how the world’s press reacted to England’s penalty shootout victory over Colombia.

  • Harbaugh, minding his business, caught a stray from his hometown mayor FWC: Harbaugh, minding his business, caught a stray from his hometown mayor

    It’s time to catch up on Toledo key ceremony controversies. Jim Harbaugh is from Toledo, which is in the same state as Ohio State, which hates the team Jim Harbaugh coaches. That’s about everything you need to know in order to look at this tweet properly: RIGHT NOW: Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur getting the key to @city_of_toledo from for being the…

  • 'Sweden are no pushovers' FWC: ‘Sweden are no pushovers’

    England must not fall into the trap of underestimating Sweden, according to the World Cup Supplement panel.

  • Anthony Davis did not want DeMarcus Cousins back? FWC: Anthony Davis did not want DeMarcus Cousins back?

    DeMarcus Cousins is taking a lot of heat for his decision to join the Golden State Warriors, but it turns out Anthony Davis may have had a role in it, too.New Orleans sports anchor Andrew Doak of WWL-TV reported on Tuesday that general manager Dell Demps would have listened if Davis wanted Cousins back with the New Orleans Pelicans. Doak…

  • It was 16 months ago when Jeanie Buss made a daring move to seize control of the Lakers FWC: It was 16 months ago when Jeanie Buss made a daring move to seize control of the Lakers

    Sixteen months ago, Adam Streisand carried the future of the Lakers into Room 629 at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles. The veteran attorney is no stranger to high-profile cases. But as the behind-the-scenes struggle between Jeanie Buss and her brothers to control the franchise…

  • Devin Booker, Suns, close to 5-year, $158 million extension, report says FWC: Devin Booker, Suns, close to 5-year, $158 million extension, report says

    Devin Booker has averaged 24.9 points and 22.1 points in each of his last two seasons with the Suns.

  • Julian Edelman's appeal of four-game suspension reportedly denied FWC: Julian Edelman’s appeal of four-game suspension reportedly denied

    Julian Edelman will reportedly serve out the four-game suspension issued by the NFL for violating the league’s performance enhancing drug policy after his appeal was denied. The substance that showed up in Edelman’s test was reportedly unknown, and he was arguing that the NFL mishandled his sample, which led to the bad test.Edelman has never before been suspended, and he…