One and done: Serena falls in 1st match back at Wimbledon

National Sports

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams began — and ended — her comeback at Wimbledon after 364 days out of singles competition looking very much like someone who hadn’t competed in just that long. She missed shots, shook her head, rolled her eyes. In between, there were moments ...

In Brief: 1st Black starting QB remembered

National Sports

NORWALK, Calif. (AP) — Marlin Briscoe, who became the first Black starting quarterback in the American Football League more than 50 years ago, died Monday He was 76. His daughter, Angela Marriott, told The Associated Press that Briscoe died of pneumonia at a hospital in Norwalk, California. ...

No mercy: IM squad falls to Esky 15-0

Local Sports

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Little League All-Star Major Boys sped past Iron Mountain North in the loser’s bracket of the Little League All-Stars Majors District 10 tournament with a 15-0, four-inning, mercy win Monday in Escanaba. Leading 2-0 entering the top of the third inning, Escanaba was ...

Team ‘Black’ rolls in annual UP clash 54-28

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MARQUETTE — Team Black overcame a 28-21 halftime deficit and put on a 33-0 explosion over the Team Red in the second half on the way to a 54-28 win in the 15th annual U.P. Football All Star Game on Saturday afternoon. After trading touchdowns in the late stretches of the second quarter, the ...