Simona Halep exploded in popularity and recognition after going deep into several grand slam events last season, which helped catapult her to the No. 2 ranking in the world. The Romanian tennis player says the turning point for her was when she reached the final of the French Open last year. After that, she began being recognized.
BERLIN (AP) Dirk Nowitzki and Dennis Schroeder scored 15 points each to lead Germany to a surprisingly close 71-65 victory over Iceland at the start of the European Basketball Championship on Saturday.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Mississippi says starting left tackle Laremy Tunsil will not play in Saturday's game against UT Martin because of an ongoing investigation by the NCAA.
Man United was pursuing Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Raphael Varane in the summer.
Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Saturday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by 3 p.m. All times EDT:
Laremy Tunsil being held out by Ole Miss after NCAA prompting
Watch Live: England travel to San Marino in Euro Qualifier (FS2)
PHOTO: Alabama finds themselves the victim of several GameDay signs
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