French Open final: Djokovic on cusp of greatness vs. Murray

PARIS (AP) — When Roger Federer won a record 15th Grand Slam title — a number he has since pushed to 17 — at Wimbledon in 2009 it seemed to put to bed tennis' enduring argument about who is the greatest man to have played the game.

  • Written by JOHN LEICESTER, AP Sports Columnist

In Paris, Muguruza's 1st Slam title denies Williams her 22nd

PARIS (AP) — The day before the French Open final, Serena Williams' coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, was discussing whether his player would need to lift her level to beat Garbine Muguruza and collect a record-equaling 22nd Grand Slam title.

  • Written by HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer

Muhammad Ali, who riveted the world as 'The Greatest,' dies

Ali obit

He was fast of fist and foot — lip, too — a heavyweight champion who promised to shock the world and did. He floated. He stung. Mostly he thrilled, even after the punches had taken their toll and his voice barely rose above a whisper.

  • Written by TIM DAHLBERG, AP Boxing Writer