‘This is really happening’: Serena reaches Wimbledon semis

Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning her women's singles quarterfinals match against Italy's Camila Giorgi, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Tuesday July 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON — There are moments in which nothing at all seems different about Serena Williams, moments such as when she unleashed a 109 mph service winner to even her Wimbledon quarterfinal at a set apiece, leaned forward and yelled, loudly as can be, “Cooome ooon!”

A look at what’s ahead in the World Cup

England head coach Gareth Southgate, right, gestures next to player Jordan Henderson as they walk along the pitch after England's official news conference on the eve of the semifinal match between England and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

MOSCOW (AP) — A look at what’s coming up at the World Cup:

With World Cup title, France could launch a dynasty

France's Kylian Mbappe, right, and Presnel Kimpembe celebrate at the end of the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium, in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. France won 1-0. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — It’s good the French make lots of Champagne, because with the trophy-winning potential of its team that will play in the World Cup final on Sunday, they could be bathing in the stuff for years to come.

ISU president says no quick fixes for athletic woes

Kevin Satterlee began work June 18 as Idaho State University’s 13th president by crossing through the Swanson Arch on campus in Pocatello, which is also a tradition for freshman ISU students on their first day at school. Courtesy Idaho State University

POCATELLO — With an effective plan and the right level of success, athletics at Idaho State University can benefit the school as a whole.

Roger, Serena, Rafa bring best to Wimbledon’s Centre Court

Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball to Russia's Evgeniya Rodina during their women's singles match, on day seven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Monday July 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON (AP) — They roared for Roger Federer just for showing up, greeting his arrival at Wimbledon’s main stadium as if his mere presence were enough to justify the price of admission.

Froome faces challenge from BMC team at Tour de France

A bead of sweat trickles down the forehead of Britain's Chris Froome as he warms up prior to the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race, a team time trial over 35.5 kilometers (22 miles) with start and finish in Cholet, France, Monday, July 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

CHOLET, France (AP) — Besides still having to make up most of the 51 seconds he lost in a Stage 1 crash, Chris Froome faces another challenge as he seeks a record-tying fifth Tour de France title — Richie Porte’s BMC team.



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