Smith says narrative of Kaepernick's protest has been lost

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers wide receiver Torrey Smith says the NFL has "dropped the ball" on its new policy that forbids players from sitting or taking a knee on the field during the national anthem.

  • Written by By STEVE REED , AP Sports Writer

Serena Williams wins Slam return in Paris

PARIS (AP) — For all that has changed in the 16 months since Serena Williams last played in a Grand Slam tournament — she is now married and a mother — so much was familiar about her at the French Open on Tuesday.


  • Written by By HOWARD FENDRICH , AP Tennis Writer