Canada's Eugenie Bouchard is out of the U.S. Open. The Westmount, Que., native lost her fourth-round match 7-6 (2), 6-4 to Ekaterina Makarova on a sweltering Monday afternoon after needing treatment from medical staff midway through the second set.
When Toronto FC general manager Tim Bezbatchenko fired head coach Ryan Nelsen and replaced him with Greg Vanney on Sunday, it marked the eighth coaching change in the franchise's tumultuous eight-year history.
Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Kaia Kenepi in the U.S. Open on Monday, keeping her hopes alive for a third straight Flushing Meadows crown.
Mike Trout hit his career-high 31st homer and drove in three runs, rookie Matt Shoemaker pitched seven shutout innings of five-hit ball, and the Los Angeles Angels finished off a four-game sweep, beating the Oakland Athletics 8-1 Sunday.
Tony Stewart's return to the track has ended only a little over halfway through his race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Stewart hit the wall for the second time after his right front tire blew out on lap 172, ending his night.
Algerian youths are storming pitches, stoning players and clashing outside stadiums in a wave of hooliganism seen as an outlet for daily frustrations such as joblessness, weak institutions and sheer boredom -- an outlet that resulted in the stoning death of soccer player Albert Ebosse earlier this month.