Zach LaVine of the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame Aaron Gordon of the Orlando Magic to repeat as the NBA Slam Dunk champion on Saturday after both impressed with gravity-defying displays of athleticism and imagination.
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Talented teenager Taylor Fritz surpassed Jimmy Connors, Andre Agassi and John McEnroe to become the fastest American finalist on the ATP Tour after reaching the title decider in Memphis on Saturday.
Phil Mickelson, aiming to end a PGA Tour title drought of 31 months, relied on his magical short game to move two shots clear after the third round of the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in California on Saturday.
BELGRADE The soccer association chiefs of 13 European countries that met in Belgrade on Saturday have pledged unanimous support to Gianni Infantino in his bid to become FIFA president, the Serbian FA (FSS) said in a statement.
Olympian Galen Rupp made his marathon debut in memorable style, racing away from 40-year-old Meb Keflezighi to win the U.S. Olympic trials on a hot Saturday in Los Angeles.
ZURICH FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa plans to keep the world soccer body's headquarters in Zurich and retain the name "FIFA" if he wins the race for the game's top job later this month.