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  1. What makes a Hall of Famer?

    NASCAR.com via Yahoo SportsJul 09 6:10 AM

    I’ve had this debate with some members of the Hall of Fame voting panel over the years — a collection of some 50-odd people that includes Hall of Fame board members, NASCAR members, former ...

  2. A Clippers Summer: How L.A.’s ‘Other’ Team Stole the NBA Offseason

    Sports Illustrated via Yahoo SportsJul 09 13:20 PM

    For all that, though, on July 1, as the NBA moved its now-year-round operation to the Las Vegas ...

  3. A six-week journey resuscitated the Nationals’ season

    NBC Sports Washington via Yahoo SportsJul 07 23:33 PM

    Wilmer Difo hit second. Adam Eaton hit third. Andrew Stevenson, Carter Kieboom and Jake Noll -- all now in Triple-A Fresno with Difo -- were also on the field. Kurt Suzuki hit cleanup.

  4. Matthew Wolff a PGA Tour winner at age 20 in 3rd pro start

    Associated Press via Yahoo SportsJul 08 0:52 AM

    Matthew Wolff made a 26-foot putt from the fringe for an eagle on the final hole for a 6-under 65 to win the 3M Open on Sunday, beating Collin Morikawa and Bryson DeChambeau by ...

  5. Wimbledon at a glance - Day 7

    AFP via Yahoo SportsJul 08 19:41 PM

    ...only won the title three times -- and each time it was Serena Williams. p> Dozen count -- Karolina Pliskova and Czech compatriot Karolina Muchova came oh so close to the first-ever 12-12 final set tie-break at Wimbledon but Muchova beat the third seed 13-11. p> Fifteen minutes of fate -- The seventh game of the first set between Elina Svitolina and Petra Martic took a lengthy 15 minutes to settle.

  6. Rose Lavelle Once Wore a Mia Hamm Costume for a Book Report

    Sports Illustrated via Yahoo SportsJul 09 15:31 PM

    Before she was a World Cup hero, Rose Lavelle dressed up as a World Cup hero for a school project. Lavelle, whose 68th-minute goal all but sealed the victory for the U.S ...

  7. The Red Sox are in the market for a starter, and the first name rolling off the assembly line is an intriguing one: Zack Wheeler. The Mets right-hander would certainly represent an upgrade ...

  8. Jeter's Marlins could become a good team -- but when?

    The Associated Press via Yahoo SportsJul 10 16:53 PM

    The Phillies had just become the latest visiting team to win a game in Miami, and from the top of baseball's food chain, $330 million man Bryce Harper tried to be kind as he assessed ...

  9. A's believe best is yet to come after 'pretty good' first half of season

    NBC Sports BayArea via Yahoo SportsJul 08 0:19 AM

    The A's reached the All-Star break after defeating the Seattle Mariners 7-4 in the series finale at Safeco Field on Sunday. Oakland improved to 50-41 with the victory, just one fewer ...

  10. How A's reliever Yusmeiro Petit became baseball's version of a unicorn

    NBC Sports BayArea via Yahoo SportsJul 10 5:42 AM

    Yusmeiro Petit has bucked just about every trend of a major league relief pitcher. Nowadays, most relievers come in throwing high-90s gas, yet Petit's fastball has never averaged 90 miles ...