August 27, 2013 Serena Williams dispatched Francesca Schiavone, 6-0, 6-1, from the first round of the U.S. Open Monday night, joining her older sister Venus in the second round. It's just the second time this year that both players got past the first round of a Grand Slam event.
June 13, 2013 Conventional wisdom is that soggy greens will make it easier for player. But past Open champ Johnny Miller says that's just not right. He also thinks the Merion Golf Club course is going to prove to be much harder than players expect.
June 18, 2012 The 25-year-old Simpson won the first major golf tournament of his career. Meanwhile, LeBron James led the Heat past Kevin Durant's Thunder.
September 4, 2011 The 2011 U.S. Open is underway, and few American contenders are to be found on the courts. Although the Williams sisters tend to dominate on the women's side, the last stateside player to win the men's tournament was in 2003. This has many critics pondering the state of American tennis
June 20, 2011 NBC Sports began its coverage of the U.S. Open on Sunday with one of those video montages that are meant to stir emotions. It sure did. Twice, the words "under God" were removed from the audio of children reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.