Spain's Rafael Nadal and American Lindsey Vonn are the winners of this year's Laureus Sports Awards.
Bode Miller's quest to make the U.S. Open tennis tournament came to a quick end, when he lost 6-4, 6-2 to Erik Nelson-Kortland in an opening match at sectional playoffs in Hawaii.
Olympic gold medal skier Bode Miller is taking a swing at tennis. Miller is entered in the U.S. Open sectional qualifying tournament in Hawaii, which starts Thursday.
The U.S. Tennis Association will try to create reality-show suspense and buzz by launching a national playoff that could lead to a spot in the U.S. Open main draw.
Lindsey Vonn, the two-time overall World Cup champion said Friday that the thumb she sliced open on a champagne bottle last spring has healed "perfectly."
Nicole Hosp won a super-combi race Friday, Austrian teammate Marlies Schild clinched the World Cup discipline title and American Julia Mancuso moved closer in her bid for the overall title.
Bode Miller has secured a slalom spot on the U.S. team at the world championships in Sweden.
Sharon Stoll knows why the sports page often reads like a police blotter -- filled with news of illegal drugs, rapes, beatings and other crimes committed by athletes.