Marion Bartoli overcame several rain delays and a valiant comeback attempt from Sloane Stephens, the last American remaining at Wimbledon, to advance to the semis, 6-4, 7-5.

 

Sabine Lisicki, who knocked out Serena Williams, advanced to the semis.

 

Dwight Howard met with the Houston Rockets to discuss the team's future and how he might fit in, including the possibility of a third max deal.

 

Kobe Bryant says he'd like to play for three more years. 

 

The Indiana Pacers are finalizing a deal to bring back David West.

 

Nazr Mohammed will return to the Bulls on a one-year deal.

 

Check out Alabama's new workout facility.

 

The University of Kentucky mailed 182 letters to a recruit in a single day. 

 

President Obama plays with the soccer ball of the future, which yields hours of power after being kicked around for thirty minutes.

 

A new book about the 2012 election details Mitt Romney's initial reluctance towards running for President. 

 

The Taliban continue to carry out attacks in Afghanistan, this one killing nine, despite apparently willingness to discuss peace.

 

Early reports say Wale's The Gifted will top the Billboard charts tomorrow. 

 

Azealia Banks premiered a new song with Pharrell at Glastonbury which debuted on Hot 97.