NEW YORK - The U.S. Tennis Association says that former top-10 player Mardy Fish has pulled out of the U.S. Open for personal reasons.
The tournament draw is Thursday, and play begins next week.
Fish has been trying to make a comeback on tour, having missed months at... more »
BANGKOK - Serena Williams has had surgery on her big toes, and has withdrawn from an exhibition match against top-ranked Victoria Azarenka in Thailand this month. A medical certificate from Florida podiatrist Jeffrey Rockefeller says Williams "was treated for a chronic foot disorder which involved minor procedures on both of... more »
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Five patriarchs of the Missouri Republican Party have called on U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin to withdraw from the race after comments he made about rape. The joint statement was issued Tuesday by U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt and four former senators from Missouri - John Ashcroft,... more »
NEW YORK - Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I'll Have Another is out of tomorrow's Belmont Stakes because of an injury. And his trainer says he probably won't race again. The colt was heavily favored to become horse racing's first Triple Crown winner since 1978. According to the brother of... more »
WASHINGTON - Declaring significant progress in disrupting al-Qaida and combating the Taliban, President Barack Obama said Thursday the United States will start withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan in July as promised. He still warned of sobering days, saying the war will remain a "very difficult endeavor." Heralding a review of... more »
After agreeing to a two-year deal just four days ago, the New Orleans Hornets have withdrawn their offer to free agent guard Luther Head.
The decision was made after "physical issues" came up during an exam by the team's medical staff. There's been no report so far about what... more »