Serena Williams vs. Bethanie Mattek-Sands: Score and Reaction from 2015 US Open

battled back after dropping her first set against Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday night at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. It was the first time since 2001 that Williams has won a match at the U.S. Open after losing the first set. Her pursuit of a calendar sweep of the Grand Slams stayed on track as well as she looks to become the first player since...

today, 4:35
Pope Francis to Sister Norma: 'I Love You All Very Much' Pope Francis to Sister Norma:  'I Love You All Very Much'

When Sister Norma Pimentel participated in a virtual papal audience hosted with ABC News, she was excited to see Pope Francis, but never expected him to address her.

yesterday, 22:11
Lionel Messi Earns Top Spot as EA Sports Reveal Top 50 Rankings for 'FIFA 16'

EA Sports ramped up the anticipation for the release of FIFA 16 on Friday, when they revealed their top 50 players for the new game. The usual suspects rounded out the top five: Arjen Robben (90), Manuel Neuer (90), (90), Cristiano Ronaldo (93) and (94). Naturally, the No. 1 selection will provide plenty of fodder for the never-ending Ronaldo vs. Messi debate. Elsewhere, there will be plenty...

yesterday, 20:05
Cristiano Ronaldo Receives More Than $250,000 for Promotional Tweets

When you're the human on the planet on social networks, your 140 characters are of considerable worth. reportedly makes considerably more than most people do in a year for any sponsored tweet he sends out. According to AS (h/t ) Ronaldo receives upward of $250,000 (£164,600) for each of them. He has more than 37,000,000 followers on Twitter at the moment. I love my new from . It's...

yesterday, 22:32
Kevin Durant: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation Surrounding Thunder Star

stands to be one of the hottest free agents in history if he hits the open market in 2016, and early rumblings indicate the could be major contenders for his services. Continue for updates. Stephen A. Smith: Durant 'Considering' Knicks Friday, Sept. 4 According to ESPN's Stephen A. Smith on First Take (h/t of Pro Basketball Talk), Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony has been putting the...

yesterday, 19:17
Toddler Battling Cancer Receives Heartwarming 'Get Well' Message Toddler Battling Cancer Receives Heartwarming 'Get Well' Message

A small, yet extremely kind gesture made one family's day last month when a group of ironworkers sent a "get well soon" message to their little girl battling cancer.

yesterday, 19:09
Shaquille O'Neal's 6'8” Son, Shareef, Dominates 15U Tournament in Las Vegas

Shareef O’Neal—yes, Shaq’s son—is a monster. The 6’8” 15-year-old is a sophomore star at Windward High School in Los Angeles, and he spent this past summer traveling all over the country while playing for the elite AAU team California Supreme. Ball Is Life captured some footage from a recent tournament in Las Vegas, and while it’s not in the category, it's pretty darn...

today, 1:28
Barcelona's Gerard Pique Wants to Take a Selfie with Barack Obama

Gerard Pique is a man who truly has it all. He's won the World Cup, the European Championship, nearly every trophy there is to win with Barcelona, he's married to pop star Shakira and has two adorable children, Milan and Sasha. So what more does the man who has it all still want out of life? Just a selfie with Barack Obama, no big deal. Pique was explaining the power of social media to La Red...

today, 0:04
James Rodriguez, Colombia Meet with 17-Year-Old Fan with Thanatophoric Dysplasia

Classy and the Colombia national team gave 17-year-old Christopher Alvarez a memory of a lifetime. Rodriguez, further cementing his , showed off his dance moves while visiting with Alvarez, who has thanatophoric dysplasia, a skeletal disorder. Colombia are in the United States to face Peru at Red Bull Arena in New Jersey on Tuesday. Alvarez met with James, as well as other members of the...

yesterday, 22:12
Shinji Kagawa Has a Shocking Miss for Japan in Friendly Against Cambodia

Hug the woodwork for as long as you need, , that was a miss for the ages. Not only did the Japanese star fail to find the back of the net mere feet in front of an open goal—he passed it directly to Cambodia's goalkeeper. Japan went on to win the match 3-0, and Kagawa did score a goal, after all, but he'll unfortunately wear the the memory of the shocking miss for a long time to come. [Twitter,...

yesterday, 18:53