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05/24/2019

Warriors G Thompson misses out on supermax contract Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson wasn't selected to an all-NBA team, making him ineligible to sign a five-year, $221 million supermax contrac...
03:48, 05/24/2019

Local favorite Spieth one back of leader Finau at Colonial Local favorite Jordan Spieth, who showed a return to form at last week's PGA Championship, birdied his final hole to sit one shot back of first-round ...
03:48, 05/24/2019

Charlotte native Byron, 21, wins Coca-Cola 600 pole CONCORD, N.C. - Brad Keselowski opined on Thursday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway that the Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolets were the fastest car...
03:48, 05/24/2019

NWHL agrees to deal boosting salaries, benefits The National Women's Hockey League and its players' association has agreed on a deal that increases salaries, offers a 50-50 split of sponsor-related ...
02:16, 05/24/2019

Watson targeted two teams; Gronk wasn't factor When tight end Ben Watson realized that he really wasn't ready for retirement, he narrowed his focus to two teams based on his history -- New England ...
02:16, 05/24/2019

Jerry not expecting NFL to discipline Elliott Cowboys owner Jerry Jones doesn't expect RB Ezekiel Elliott to face any punishment from the NFL pertaining to an incident with security at an event in...
02:16, 05/24/2019

20 numbers that explain Dan Snyder’s 20 years with the Redskins On May 25, 1999, NFL owners unanimously approved the $800 million sale of the team to a group led by a rich 34-year-old who was a lifelong Redskins fa...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Armstrong on doping past: 'I wouldn't change a thing' Former cycling champion Lance Armstrong has said he "wouldn't change a thing" about the doping that led to him being stripped of his record seven Tour...
01:16, 05/24/2019

Canada survives in OT, U.S. falls in IIHF quarters Mark Stone helped Canada stun Switzerland late and win in overtime, while Russia ousted the United States in the quarterfinals of the IIHF Ice Hockey ...
01:16, 05/24/2019

Bruins' Backes must face Blues buddies for Stanley Cup Former Blues captain will David Backes will have to go through his old team if he is going to win the Stanley Cup for the first time   ...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Mike Tirico takes wild ride with Mario Andretti: 'Coolest freakin' thing I've ever done in sports' Mike Tirico, who will broadcast Sunday's Indy 500, was picked up at the airport by 1969 winner Mario Andretti in a street-legal Indy car.  ...
01:00, 05/24/2019

LEADING OFF: Marlins streak the right way, Sale vs Astros LEADING OFF: Marlins streaking in right direction, Sale faces Astros again, Orioles finally return to Coors Field       ...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Has Drake stolen Eastern Conference Finals spotlight? Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer and one of Giannis Antetokounmpo's reps slammed Drake for his sideline antics during Games 3 and 4 in Toronto. ...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Opinion: NASCAR races may be too long, but most drivers say don't touch Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR drivers will argue that many 500-mile and 400-mile races should be shortened but say the 600-mile marathon on Memorial Day weekend is sacred. ...
01:00, 05/24/2019

NCAA president Mark Emmert had net salary of $2.9 million in 2017 calendar year The $2.9 million net salary for NCAA president Mark Emmert was revealed when the college sports governing body revealed its tax return for 2017. ...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant won't be ready for Game 1 of NBA Finals Kevin Durant is still expected to be ready at some point during the NBA Finals after his strained calf was re-evaluated, but it won't be Game 1. ...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Jets coach Adam Gase says he had nothing to do with GM Mike Maccagnan's firing Jets coach Adam Gase on Thursday denied playing any role in the firing of general manager Mike Maccagnan and added that there were no issues with his ...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Realtor offers Kawhi Leonard a free multimillion-dollar condo to stay in Toronto One real-estate agency is willing to dish out a penthouse condo if superstar Kawhi Leonard chooses to re-sign with the Raptors.    ...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Opinion: College football's postseason schedule is entirely wrong If the College Football Playoff semifinals are supposed to be the centerpiece of the sport, they should be the last games played every year.  &#...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Stewart expects business as usual from grieving Hamilton Jackie Stewart expects it to be business as usual on track for Lewis Hamilton in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix despite the Mercedes driver's grief at the...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Qatari president of PSG under graft investigation in France The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption rel...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Nadal primed for another French Open charge after Rome crescendo Rafael Nadal has hit form at the perfect time heading into the French Open after a slow start, by his standards, to the claycourt season caused some t...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its l...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Giannis, Harden are unanimous All-NBA first-team picks Milwaukee forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Houston guard James Harden were unanimous selections to the 2018-19 All-NBA first team, released Thursday....
23:32, 05/23/2019

Draw hands Federer smooth start on French Open return Roger Federer was handed a comfortable-looking start in the French Open draw on Thursday as the 20-times Grand Slam champion makes his return to the t...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Warriors' Durant, Cousins unlikely for start of Finals The Golden State Warriors said Thursday it is unlikely forward Kevin Durant will be ready for the start of the NBA Finals, but they are hopeful he can...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Coca-Cola 600 tests drivers' stamina For all the deserved attention this Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (6 p.m. ET on FOX, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) receives annuall...
23:32, 05/23/2019

ITF announces changes to World Tennis Tour The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced a major change to "optimize" the structure of lower-rung professional tournaments, six months ...
23:32, 05/23/2019

DT McCoy to visit Browns on Friday Interest from the Cleveland Browns is being reciprocated by free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, who will be in Berea, Ohio, at team headquarters...
23:32, 05/23/2019

WTA roundup: Garcia rallies to reach Strasbourg semis No. 4 seed Caroline Garcia of France rallied from a set and a break down and reached her first semifinal of 2019 with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 win Thursday ove...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Russia, Canada reach semis as Sweden crash out Ice hockey heavyweights Russia and Canada reached the world championship semi-finals after thrilling wins while holders Sweden crashed out after a 5-4...
23:32, 05/23/2019

ATP roundup: Fritz advances to Lyon semis American Taylor Fritz advanced to his first semifinal of the year, upsetting second-seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut 6-7 (6), 6-3, 6-4 on Thursda...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Maryland moves to meet key recommendation made in wake of Jordan McNair’s death The university announced plans for a head physician to oversee athletic trainers and sports medicine staff, and to report to the University Health Cen...
22:16, 05/23/2019

Mexico women's cricket team takes shot at success You'd be hard-pressed to trace cricket's history south of the border, but a group of Mexican women in the country's capital have patched together a re...
22:16, 05/23/2019

UCLA senior puts heart surgery on hold until after softball postseason Before the season, Stevie Wisz was told she needed heart surgery -- again. Instead, she's running the bases and scoring runs as UCLA goes for a nation...
22:16, 05/23/2019

Jets' Gase: 'Ridiculous' to consider trading Bell Jets coach Adam Gase hinted he wasn't a fan of what the Jets paid for Le'Veon Bell in free agency, but he said he is "excited" to have the running bac...
22:16, 05/23/2019

Nadal's draw at French Open includes qualifier Rafael Nadal will start his campaign for a record-extending 12th title at the French Open against a qualifier. And if he makes it to the second round ...
22:16, 05/23/2019

Durant, Cousins unlikely for start of Finals Kevin Durant still has not been cleared for on-court activities and is unlikely to be ready at the start of the NBA Finals, while DeMarcus Cousins' re...
22:16, 05/23/2019

Giannis, Harden lead All-NBA; LeBron 3rd team LeBron James' 11-year run on the All-NBA first team has come to an end as he was named to the third team. Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden were ...
22:16, 05/23/2019

| Woods to play Memorial ahead of US Open Tiger Woods confirmed Thursday that he will play next week's Memorial Tournament as he aims to rediscover his best form ahead of next month's US Open....
22:16, 05/23/2019

| Nadal, Federer on French Open collision course Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer were placed in the same half of the draw for the French Open on Thursday meaning the two longtime rivals could meet in ...
22:16, 05/23/2019

Bradley Beal left off all-NBA team, as Wizards potentially sidestep supermax dilemma Following a career year, Beal received 31 points in third-team votes and 34 overall points, the most of all other players left off one of the three al...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Mets' Cespedes has ankle surgery, expected to miss season The New York Mets say slugger Yoenis Cespedes is expected to miss the entire season after having ankle surgery        ...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Do the Warriors need Kevin Durant? SportsPulse: Yes, Kevin Durant has been an instrumental part in the Warriors last two titles. No, he was never needed for the Warriors dynasty to beco...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Players should walk off the pitch if racially abused, says FIFA Secretyar General FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura says the clearest message players can send to fans who are racially abusing them is to walk off the field of play...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Russian weightlifter suffers gruesome injury trying to squat more than 500 pounds A Russian weightlifter suffered a brutal injury over the weekend at the Eurasian Weightlifting Championship as the man tried to squat more than 500 po...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Drake's sideline antics draw ire of Milwaukee Bucks coach, rapper responds to criticism Milwaukee Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer was less than enthused about Drake’s antics on the sidelines during the team’s Eastern Conference Finals g...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Dennis Rodman accused of slapping man at Florida bar: report NBA legend Dennis Rodman was reportedly accused of slapping a man at his own birthday party last week in Florida and police were investigating the inc...
21:48, 05/23/2019

NCAA Division III school being booted from conference over athletic dominance An NCAA Division III powerhouse is set to be booted from the conference they helped found with six other schools in 1920 for being too successful in a...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Los Angeles Dodgers' Rich Hill launches into profane tirade after bunt single during shift Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill went into an expletive-laced tirade Wednesday night after the team allowed a bunt single down the third base sid...
21:48, 05/23/2019

US soccer star Alex Morgan plans to decline any White House invite after World Cup U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan is getting ready to help defend her team’s World Cup title in France next month and if the Americans should win again, sh...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Fab Five could reunite thanks to Michigan's hiring of Juwan Howard, Jalen Rose says Michigan hiring Juwan Howard to be its next men’s basketball coach could end the feud between members of the iconic Fab Five team, Jalen Rose said Thu...
21:48, 05/23/2019

NFL star's distant family members accuse player of making threats as man faces extortion charges The family of a man accused of trying to extort NFL star Tyrann Mathieu of millions of dollars said Wednesday the Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive back m...
21:48, 05/23/2019

The Lonely Island releases satire film spoofing Mark McGwire, Jose Canseco The Lonely Island on Thursday dropped a special movie and two songs honoring their love for the Oakland Athletics and the Bash Brothers – Mark McGwire...
21:48, 05/23/2019

U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan covers 'Time,' will decline possible White House invite United States Women's National Team soccer star Alex Morgan is featured on the cover of 'Time' magazine ahead of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. She ...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Bengals WR Tyler Boyd looking for $10M a year on next deal Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd had a breakout season in 2018 and hopes the team rewards him with at least $10 million annually on his nex...
21:32, 05/23/2019

NBA cancels Global Camp over 'logistical issues' The NBA announced Thursday it has cancelled the 2019 Global Camp, a draft showcase for international players, only a week before the event was schedul...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Redskins QB Alex Smith throws football at OTAs Veteran quarterback Alex Smith was back on the field and throwing a football during the third day of Washington Redskins OTAs on Thursday in Ashburn, ...
21:32, 05/23/2019

NBA Awards: League announces All-NBA teams Houston Rockets guard James Harden, Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Oklahoma City forward Paul George were named to the all-NBA Firs...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Defending champ Wallace 1 shot off lead at Made In Denmark Coming off his best finish at a major, Matt Wallace shot 4-under 67 and was one stroke off the first-round lead at the start of his defense of the Mad...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Former youth coach found guilty of 45 charges of sex abuse A former youth-team soccer coach has been found guilty of 45 charges of indecent assault against 23 teenage boys        ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Maryland physicians to be employed outside athletics The University of Maryland will have medical staff tending to the school's sports teams employed outside of the athletics department   ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Nadal opens bid for 12th French Open title against qualifier Rafael Nadal will start his campaign for a record-extending 12th title at the French Open against a qualifier        ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Lillard, Kemba, LeBron among noteworthy All-NBA picks Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden were unanimous selections to an All-NBA team that could mean big payoffs for Damian Lillard and Kemba Walker &...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Jets' Adam Gase already debunking Le'Veon Bell trade speculation, is 'excited' to coach RB Jets coach and his new running back haven't even had their first practice together, but things are already very complicated.    &...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Dipa Karmakar Will Return To Gymnastics When Fully Fit, Says Coach Dipa Karmakar's rehabilitation after a knee injury is taking longer than usual, forcing her out of the Asian Championships scheduled from June 13-16....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Shahid Afridi Wants No Excuse From "Balanced" Pakistan World Cup Squad Shahid Afridi said that the best part about this team was that the batting, which has always been an area of concern, has looked good this time round....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Cavs owner expects Kyrie Irving to leave Celtics Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert said he expects Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving, who began his career in Cleveland, to leave Boston as a...
20:16, 05/23/2019

| UEFA dismiss Montenegro's appeal against racism rap Montenegro will have to play one match behind closed doors after UEFA rejected their appeal against punishement for racist abuse towards England playe...
20:16, 05/23/2019

| Kohli honoured to be World Cup target for 'X-factor' Archer India captain Virat Kohli said on Thursday it was a "big compliment" to be a target wicket for England newcomer Jofra Archer at the upcoming World Cup...
20:16, 05/23/2019

| Finch plays down Smith and Warner World Cup security concerns Australia one-day captain Aaron Finch said everything had been put in place to protect disgraced pair Steve Smith and David Warner during the World Cu...
20:16, 05/23/2019

Saudis, Bahrain, UAE join to bid for FIFA's U-20 World Cup Middle East neighbors Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates are jointly bidding to host the Under-20 World Cup in 2021    ...
19:48, 05/23/2019

AP/CP survey: Players say NHL making progress on concussions Associated Press/Canadian Press survey: NHL Players' Association representatives say league is making progress on concussions    ...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Mercedes head Wolff pays moving tribute to friend Lauda Struggling to deal with his raw emotions Mercedes head of motorsport Toto Wolff said losing his friend Niki Lauda has left him feeling crushed and cas...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Suns' Holmes arrested in Florida for Marijuana possession Phoenix Suns center Richaun Holmes was arrested for misdemeanor possession of cannabis after a Miami-area traffic stop      ...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Mike Tyson, Floyd Landis among athletes asking WADA to remove marijuana from banned list Athletes for CARE requested WADA – the organization that sets drug policy for Olympic sports – remove THC from its banned list in a letter...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Opinion: Bucks, Raptors battling to be served as fodder for the Warriors The Eastern Conference finals between the Bucks and Raptors have evolved into something really good. But is it going to matter in the end?  ...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Qatari president of PSG under investigation in France for graft The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption rel...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Cycling: Polanc takes overall Giro lead Slovenian Jan Polanc seized the leader's pink jersey at the Giro d'Italia on Thursday as Cesare Benedetti claimed victory on the first mountainous sta...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Tiger commits to play in next week's Memorial Tournament Tiger Woods, who missed the cut at last week's PGA Championship after an extended break, on Thursday committed to playing in next week's Memorial Tour...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Motor racing: Rain threatens Indy 500 party Despite a dire forecast for a day-long downpour on Sunday, there is no contingency plan to bump the Indianapolis 500 over to a Monday, Indianapolis Mo...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Swimming: FINA and South Korea appeal to North to join World Championships The organizers of July's Swimming World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea and the world swimming body FINA have appealed to North Korea to partici...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Watch: Rajai Davis takes $243 Uber to stadium, hits homer in first Mets at-bat Rajai Davis took a two-hour Uber ride to the stadium before hitting a home run in his first at-bat for the New York Mets in a 6-1 win against the Wash...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard improving; Kyle Lowry's thumb 'not great' Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse revealed that Kawhi Leonard's undisclosed leg injury is improving, but Kyle Lowry's thumb injury is becoming pro...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Watch: Jets coach Adam Gase shuts down rumored Mike Maccagnan, Le'Veon Bell rifts New York Jets coach Adam Gase denied having a role in the firing of general manager Mike Maccagnan, while also voicing his excitement to work with Le'...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Watch: Yankees' Gleyber Torres leaves Orioles announcer Gary Thorne at loss for words New York Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres left Baltimore play-by-play announcer Gary Thorne speechless as the slugger continued to torment the Orioles...
18:48, 05/23/2019

| Football scandal girl film wins top Cannes prize A film starring the former under-age escort at the heart of a scandal that shook the French football team won one of the top prizes at the Cannes film...
18:48, 05/23/2019

| Hamilton, Bottas deliver perfect on-track Lauda tribute Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas delivered a perfect on-track tribute to Niki Lauda as they topped the times in second practice at the Monaco Grand ...
18:48, 05/23/2019

| Black Africans must pick up Everest challenge, says landmark climber The first black African woman to climb Everest says that people from her continent must seek "amazing" new challenges to prove they can compete with t...
18:48, 05/23/2019

| Sharks' Esterhuizen: 'Every game is vital from now on' Sharks No 12 Andre Esterhuizen insists every game is vital as the Durban franchise meet the Lions in their Super Rugby encounter at Kings Park this we...
18:16, 05/23/2019

Benedetti wins 12th stage; Polanc takes Giro lead Cesare Benedetti won the 12th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Thursday for his first victory as a professional while Jan Polanc took the overall le...
18:00, 05/23/2019

First Tony Romo then Dak Prescott: How Cowboys QB cracked Post Malone hit The story behind how Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott wound up in rapper Post Malone's popular song "Wow," and how it predicted a Hall Mail touchdo...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Detroit Lions haven't won a playoff game in exactly 10,000 days Just two major American professional sports have gone longer than the Detroit Lions without advancing in the playoffs. Today marks 10,000 days.  ...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Alex Trebek had a classic response to James Holzhauer's 'two dimes' wager on Jeopardy James Holzhauer is getting close to breaking the record for most money won on "Jeopardy," and he's been comfortable on the cameras from the start...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Ranking impact potential of Bruins-Blues Stanley Cup Final players: From 1 through 40 Stanley Cup Final begins Monday, and in one way or another, every player on each roster will make an impact. Here is a ranking of difference makers. ...
18:00, 05/23/2019

No extended delay again: Tiger Woods to play in Memorial Tiger Woods is not taking another long break between majors. The Masters winner announced Thursday he will play in next week's Memorial.  &...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Jalen Rose: Michigan basketball hiring Juwan Howard squashes any Fab Five beef Jalen Rose and Chris Webber haven't been on the closest of terms in recent years. But that might change now that Juwan Howard is coach of Michiga...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Along with racetrack deaths, horse racing now has another fear: slaughterhouses HBO's report sheds light on racing's darkest dynamic as thousands of failed and retired thoroughbreds are slaughtered for meat every year. ...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Division III school 'involuntarily removed' from conference because it won too much The University of St. Thomas is being kicked out of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference because of "athletic competitive parity."  ...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Florida high-school football recruit Joshua Ancrum killed after video game dispute Joshua Ancrum was shot and killed in Florida on Tuesday. His mother told a local TV station the shooting followed an argument about a video game. ...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Kevin Durant to the Knicks? Not so fast, says close friend, ex-teammate Kendrick Perkins To many people, Kevin Durant joining the Knicks this summer seems like a done deal. According to Kendrick Perkins, those people may be wrong.  &...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Agent Scott Boras criticizes MLB as amateur prospect Carter Stewart skips draft for Japan Agent Scott Boras says MLB was a detriment to Carter Stewart's situation and that playing in Japan is a necessity, where he hopes to re-establish...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Soccer: Argentina name nine professionals in women's World Cup squad Argentina announced its squad for the women's World Cup on Wednesday, with coach Carlos Borrello calling up nine professional players and drafting in ...
17:32, 05/23/2019

Motor racing: Lauda's death has taken away heart and soul of F1, says Wolff Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff said the death of triple world champion Niki Lauda had stripped Formula One of its heart and soul, leaving him feeling '...
17:32, 05/23/2019

Putin honors FIFA's Infantino with state medal over 2018 World Cup FIFA President Gianni Infantino thanked Russia on Thursday for hosting the "best World Cup ever" as President Vladimir Putin presented him with a stat...
17:32, 05/23/2019

Qatari president of PSG under investigation in France for graft: source The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption rel...
17:32, 05/23/2019

Tennis: Nadal primed for another French Open charge after Rome crescendo Rafael Nadal has hit form at the perfect time heading into the French Open after a slow start, by his standards, to the claycourt season caused some t...
17:32, 05/23/2019

Motor racing: McLaren vow to learn from their Indianapolis fiasco McLaren boss Zak Brown shouldered the blame on Thursday for the team's failure to qualify Fernando Alonso for this weekend's Indianapolis 500 and said...
17:32, 05/23/2019

For the first time in 47 years, Darrell Waltrip doesn't know what's next As the NASCAR Hall of Famer and longtime broadcaster heads into retirement next month, he's still wondering what he'll do. And he's still leaning on R...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Will Devin Haney become America's next boxing sensation? At only 20 years old, lightweight Devin Haney is considered one of boxing's elite prospects, compiling a 21-0 record in three years as a pro. And he's...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Mack Brown is back at UNC. Can he still run a program? Can a 67-year-old coach who has been out of football for six years restore dignity to a program he last coached in 1997? UNC and Mack Brown are bankin...
17:00, 05/23/2019

In memoriam: Why Marine Jamel Herring keeps fighting Former U.S. Marine Jamel Herring has faced unimaginable traumas. Getting through them hasn't been easy, but his determination to do so has never been ...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Mets lose McNeil, struggling Cano to injured list Robinson Cano, who is hitting .241 with 13 RBIs, has a quad strain, and Mets teammate Jeff McNeil, who is third in the NL with a .333 batting average,...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Rose: Howard hiring heals Fab Five wounds Former Fab Five member and current ESPN analyst Jalen Rose said that the hiring of Juwan Howard at Michigan resolves ongoing tensions between the form...
17:00, 05/23/2019

| Magical Lee seals famous series win for Proteas Women Lizelle Lee smashed a second successive half-century as the Proteas Women clinched a famous series victory over Pakistan in the final T20 Internationa...
16:48, 05/23/2019

| Sangakkara optimistic Sri Lanka will stage England series despite attacks Kumar Sangakkara believes Sri Lanka will stage England's scheduled tour of the island next year despite safety concerns caused by the Easter Sunday te...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Watch: St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals split double-header The St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals split a day-night double-header, with each team pocketing lopsided victories in the two-game series imp...
16:16, 05/23/2019

Watch: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hits 424-foot bomb for first Toronto homer Toronto Blue Jays phenom Vladimir Guerrero Jr. swatted his first career home run in Toronto during a 6-5 loss to the Boston Red Sox at Rogers Centre....
16:16, 05/23/2019

Ayesha Curry shuts down commenter who body-shamed her 10-month-old son: ‘Excuse you?’ Ayesha Curry appeared good-natured when questioned about her weight on a Tuesday Instagram post, but drew the line when the comments began body-shamin...
15:32, 05/23/2019

Duke wins a thriller for 7th NCAA women's golf title ​​​​​​​Trailing in four of five matches on the back nine, Duke knew there was plenty of time in what became the longest day in the NCAA Women's Golf C...
15:32, 05/23/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athletes...
15:32, 05/23/2019

Ex-MLB slugger Josh Hamilton reveals conversation with God led him to retirement Former MLB slugger Josh Hamilton played nine years in the big leagues, winning one MVP award and getting selected to five All-Star games while also ba...
15:32, 05/23/2019

Cheat sheet: Can Verstappen, Red Bull halt Mercedes' dominance? Here's everything you need to know about the Monaco Grand Prix, including whether or not Mercedes can pull off the unthinkable and win all 21 races in...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Christian Yelich and reimagining the 'five-tool player' in 2019 He's one of the five best players in baseball. But the Brewers star isn't actually "a five-tool player." Here's how that term is misunderstood -- and ...
14:48, 05/23/2019

The NBA's supermax contract is working ... just not like fans expected When this season's All-NBA teams are announced, more players could become eligible to sign supermax contract extensions. But as we've learned over the...
14:48, 05/23/2019

‘Velocity is the number one thing’: This high-tech biomechanics lab is changing baseball Driveline Baseball is helping pitchers throw harder than ever, using sophisticated equipment and an intellectual approach. Its influence can be felt a...
14:16, 05/23/2019

French Open: Uncertainty Over Serena Williams Fitness, Naomi Osaka Form Serena Williams heads into this year's French Open with questions surrounding her fitness while Naomi Osaka needs to rediscover her best form to solid...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Team Profile, England: Hosts Desperate To Break World Cup Duck England will kick-start the tournament with everything seemingly in place to finally win a trophy that has eluded them for the competition's entire 44...
13:00, 05/23/2019

| Hurt Hartley ruled out, leaving RWC in doubt Dylan Hartley's chances of a place in England's Rugby World Cup squad were further hurt when he was ruled out of this weekend's English Premiership se...
12:48, 05/23/2019

| Proteas: Judgement day (or weeks) for Ottis Barring unlikely fresh terms, Ottis Gibson’s fairly quickfire tenure as SA coach will be heavily defined by his team’s showing at CWC 2019, writes Rob...
12:48, 05/23/2019

| Strootman services offered to Manchester United Manchester United are expected to revive their interest in Netherlands international Kevin Strootman after Marseille made the midfielder available for...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Mets Wait Out Max Scherzer and Rally Against the Nationals’ Bullpen Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead, three-run double off Washington closer Sean Doolittle, and Rajai Davis capped the six-run eighth inning with a three-run ...
12:16, 05/23/2019

A Novel Idea in the Majors: Using Batting Practice to Get Better B.P. has been a baseball tradition for more than a century, but there is evidence that the usual methods might make batters worse. So some teams are e...
12:16, 05/23/2019

Faces of concussions: NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic Faces of concussions: Carcillo, Lindros and NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic hockey is still confronting       ...
11:32, 05/23/2019

Seeking more respect, superstar Hegerberg out of World Cup Ada Hegerberg is the best player in women's soccer but she will not be at the Women's World Cup        ...
11:32, 05/23/2019

FRENCH OPEN '19: How much do you know about the Paris Slam? FRENCH OPEN '19: See how much you know about the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking this AP quiz     ...
11:32, 05/23/2019

WNBA's new season ready to tip off It's been a busy offseason for the WNBA with big names changing places, a new commissioner and sadly a few injuries to some of the games' gr...
11:32, 05/23/2019

What fans should know if it rains at the 2019 Indianapolis 500 The weather forecast for Sunday's Indianapolis 500 is beginning to take shape — and it does not look good.       ...
11:32, 05/23/2019

Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer isn't a fan of Drake's NBA playoff sideline antics Milwaukee Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer was asked about Drake's sideline behavior during the Eastern Conference finals. Budenholzer is not a fan. ...
11:32, 05/23/2019

ATP roundup: Wawrinka among top seeds upset in Geneva Two-time winner and local favorite Stan Wawrinka was ousted in the Round of 16 at the Banque Eric Sturdza Geneva Open in Switzerland on Wednesday, as ...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Raptors' Nurse: Leonard 'feeling good,' Lowry 'not great' Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard's health is just fine, while point guard Kyle Lowry is fighting through significant pain, head coach Nick Nurse ...
11:00, 05/23/2019

MLB notebook: Stanton (calf) shut down for 7-10 days New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton, who was scratched from the lineup of a scheduled rehab game Tuesday due to a strained left calf, will be s...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Stewart, Gibbs top NASCAR Hall of Fame class Three-time NASCAR season champion Tony Stewart was elected to the 2020 NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday that also includes team owner Joe Gibbs, who j...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Olympics: Plans stall for unified Korean team at women's hockey event South Korea will send its own team to the women's Hockey Series Finals next month after talks with North Korea over fielding a unified team at the Oly...
11:00, 05/23/2019

MLB roundup: Yankees continue to punish Orioles Gleyber Torres continued his homer barrage against Baltimore with two more on Wednesday night, and the visiting New York Yankees finished with five lo...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Wrestling: European champion Dudova recovering at home after attempt to take own life Three-time European wrestling champion Bilyana Dudova is recovering at home after attempting to take her own life two days ago, the Bulgarian Wrestlin...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Riley wants World Cup push to raise profile in rugby-mad NZ New Zealand captain Ali Riley is aware of the pressure on her team to win a game at next month's women's World Cup in France but feels it is nothing c...
11:00, 05/23/2019

European final a step in "spectacular progress" for Barca women's team Barcelona are making their first appearance in the women's Champions League final against holders Olympique Lyonnais on Saturday but landing a maiden ...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Game needs to embrace knowledge of female coaches, says Sundhage With the majority of the 24 teams at the Women's World Cup coached by men, the game needs to embrace the wealth of experience that female soccer coach...
11:00, 05/23/2019

UEFA aims to double number of women soccer players by 2024 European soccer's governing body UEFA launched a five-year plan for women's soccer on Friday, aiming to double the number of women and girls playing t...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Basketball: Simmons, Bogut, Mills head Australia squad for World Cup Ben Simmons, Andrew Bogut and Patty Mills were among nine NBA players included in Australia's the 17-man squad for this year's basketball World Cup on...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Soccer: Relaxed Japan hoping to peak at women's World Cup A fun and relaxed atmosphere prevailed at Japan's training camp on Wednesday as Asako Takakura's team began their final preparations for the women's W...
11:00, 05/23/2019

MS Dhoni Should Bat At No. 5 In World Cup 2019: Sachin Tendulkar Over the years, MS Dhoni has proved that he can vary the pace of his innings at will and that is what makes him so dangerous in the shorter formats of...
09:48, 05/23/2019

MLB veteran Rajai Davis helps Mets win after 2-hour Uber ride to ballpark It was quite a night for Rajai Davis of the New York Mets: It started with batting practice in Pennsylvania and ended with him smacking a three-run ho...
09:32, 05/23/2019

Jiménez hits 2 HR, White Sox turn triple play to beat Astros Eloy Jiménez homered twice and the Chicago White Sox turned the first triple play in the majors this season during a 9-4 victory over the Houst...
07:16, 05/23/2019

Bell's splash HR not enough; Rockies cruise past Pirates 9-3 Josh Bell reached the Allegheny River on the fly for the second time in two weeks, the only notable blemish for the Colorado Rockies in a 9-3 win over...
07:16, 05/23/2019

Davis speeds to NY as Mets stun Nationals in 8th for 6-1 win Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead, three-run double off Washington closer Sean Doolittle, Rajai Davis capped the six-run eighth inning with a three-run home...
07:16, 05/23/2019

Devers HRs for 3rd straight game, Boston tops Jays 6-5 in 13 Devers joins exclusive club of young Red Sox sluggers by homers for 3rd straight game, Chavis hits tiebreaking blast in 13th, Red Sox beat Jays 6-5 &...
07:16, 05/23/2019

Mets second baseman Robinson Canó strains left quadriceps Criticized for not running hard, Mets second baseman Robinson Canó strained his left quadriceps hustling up the first base line   &#...
07:16, 05/23/2019

Swanson, Freeman go back-to-back as Braves beat Giants 9-2 Dansby Swanson and Freddie Freeman hit back-to-back homers in the second inning, when Atlanta scored six unearned runs after San Francisco botched a d...
07:16, 05/23/2019

'T-Rex arms:' Keith Thurman lets the Manny Pacquiao insults fly at news conference If creative insults are the measure, Keith Thurman beat Manny Pacquiao by TKO during a news conference to promote their July 20 boxing match.  &...
07:16, 05/23/2019

Orioles announcer Gary Thorne wasn't happy after Yankees' Gleyber Torres hit more homers New York Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres' home run binge against the Baltimore Orioles made team announcer Gary Thorne quite unhappy.  ...
07:16, 05/23/2019

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial: Witness refuses to look at 'rapist' in court Day 3 in the rape trial of former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II featured a homeless woman accusing him of raping and choking her.    ...
07:16, 05/23/2019

Mets call-up Rajai Davis arrives late via Uber, gets lost in stadium, then hits home run Rajai Davis had himself quite the Wednesday. It started with him getting ready for a minor-league game and ended with hitting a home run for the Mets....
07:16, 05/23/2019

Track Star Allyson Felix Criticises Nike Maternity Policy Allyson Felix, who gave birth to a baby girl in December, said she had decided to start a family last year despite anxiety over negotiations concernin...
07:00, 05/23/2019

Lowry playing through pain; Kawhi 'feeling good' While Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry are expected to be fine for Game 5, Raptors forward OG Anunoby remains "a ways away" after undergoing an emergency ...
06:48, 05/23/2019

History of the Indianapolis 500 Coined "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing," the Indianapolis 500 has been held annually every year since 1911 except for 1917-18 (World War I) and 1942...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Tony Stewart's reaction to Clint Bowyer throwing punches: 'If you're gonna fight, fight' Stewart-Haas Racing's Clint Bowyer threw a flurry of punches at Ryan Newman after NASCAR All-Star Race but got flak for leaving his helmet on. &...
04:16, 05/23/2019

HS coach says RJ Barrett 'deserved more attention' at Duke, has 'argument' to be top pick RJ Barrett's high school coach said he thinks his former player "deserved more attention" in his freshman season at Duke.    ...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Commissioner Roger Goodell: NFL remains in holding pattern on Robert Kraft, Tyreek Hill cases Commissioner says once again league waiting for legal proceedings to play out as it pertains to Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Chiefs star Tyreek Hil...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Is NFL on the verge of allowing marijuana for pain management? An agreement between NFL and the NFLPA to further study pain management could signal the league has an open mind on allowing marijuana as pain remedy....
04:16, 05/23/2019

NFL adjusts replay review of pass interference, forcing coaches to challenge in final two minutes of half The league adopts revision to newly implemented rules to review pass interference, forcing coaches (not the booth) to challenge at end of each half. ...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Kevin Durant's agent says Warriors star still undecided on what he'll do in free agency Rich Kleiman said the Golden State Warriors forward is focused on rehabbing his calf injury and the NBA Finals, not the free agency period looming. &...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Opinion: 'Andretti Curse' at Indy 500 can't possibly be real. Maybe The more Mario Andretti talks about Indianapolis 500's so-called "Andretti Curse," the more he tries to debunk the myth, the more it sounds plaus...
04:16, 05/23/2019

How the Yankees have stayed red-hot through all the devastating injuries The Yankees are on a 24-8 run despite an injury-ravaged roster – missing players like Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton.    ...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Stanley Cup keys: Here are five factors that will determine Bruins vs. Blues series The Bruins vs. Blues Stanley Cup Final is a rematch of their 1970 Final when Boston swept St. Louis. The Blues have not made the Final since 1970. &#...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Red Sox manager on Blue Jays ace Marcus Stroman: 'He competes a certain way and people don't like it' Toronto's Marcus Stroman had an exchange with Boston players on the field during Tuesday's game, and Red Sox manager Alex Cora continued aft...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Rep for Giannis Antetokounmpo blasts Drake's 'disrespectful' trolling Antetokounmpo scored 25 points in Game 4 but shot just 6-of-10 from the free throw line and airballed a free throw for the second consecutive contest....
04:16, 05/23/2019

FIFA keeps 32 teams for 2022 World Cup in Qatar, scrapping plans for expansion to 48 FIFA scrapped plans to expand the 2022 Qatar World Cup to 48 nations, deciding to stick with 32 due to the political and logistical complexities. ...
04:16, 05/23/2019

NFL selects Cleveland to hold 2021 draft, while Kansas City will host event in 2023 Cleveland will stage event two years from now, while Kansas City, Mo., is scheduled to be the venue in 2023.        ...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey calls on schools to fire coaches who break NCAA rules Notre Dame basketball coach Mike Brey called on schools to fire coaches that have been connected to NCAA rules violations in effort to clean up sport....
04:16, 05/23/2019

Opinion: Don't hold your breath for quick NFL action to allow medical marijuana Don’t hold your breath if you’re thinking the NFL is on the brink of giving players to green light to smoke their pain away with marijuana...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Blues fan is a Stanley Cup away from turning $400 into $100K in unlikely bet A Blues fan was on a business trip in Las Vegas when he noticed the Blues were a 250-1 longshot to win Stanley Cup. Now his $400 can become $100K. &#...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Olympian Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life. Now, she fights to find her way forward Former Olympic volleyball player Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life last November. Now, she is grieving — an...
04:16, 05/23/2019

NBA post-lottery mock draft: Predicting the entire first round After last week's NBA draft lottery, we know the order. But we still have to wait a month to see who goes where. So until then, we're playin...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Marc Gasol's turnaround helps Toronto rebound, roll back to Milwaukee with series tied When the Raptors acquired him at trade deadline, they sacrificed depth for a proven playoff center who can anchor a defense and facilitate offense. &...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Opinion: Tony Stewart's first ballot selection to NASCAR Hall of Fame a no-brainer Three-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart is joined in the class of 2020 by Joe Gibbs, Bobby Labonte, Buddy Baker and Waddell Wilson.   &...
04:16, 05/23/2019

MLB trade deadline: Top 10 players who could be moved by July 31 There are 69 shopping days left before the July 31 MLB trade deadline. Madison Bumgarner heads the list of candidates to be traded.    ...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Where are Dallas Cowboys and quarterback Dak Prescott in contract negotiations? Cowboys QB Prescott insists he’s focused on the locker room as agent Todd France works to finalize a deal expected to range around $30 million a...
04:16, 05/23/2019

2019 Indy 500: Every driver's choice of celebratory milk revealed Celebrating with a bottle of milk is one of the most famous Indy 500 traditions. Here's the type of milk each driver wants to have if he/she wins...
04:16, 05/23/2019

NFL scouting combine moving to prime time; event will remain in Indianapolis through 2021 Beginning in 2020, events at the NFL scouting combine will be held in the afternoon and prime time in hopes of attracting a larger TV audience.  ...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Yankees great Bernie Williams goes to bat in Washington for art and music in public schools Bernie Williams' love of music is known to New York Yankees fans. Now he is advocating for more music education in public schools.   &...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Opinion: World Cup ticket debacle shows FIFA lacks not only a conscience but common sense Two weeks before the World Cup, fans learn tickets purchased together aren't necessarily together in stadiums. And FIFA isn't doing much to ...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Robinson Cano, called out for not hustling, gets hurt hustling in Mets' game vs. Nationals Two days after being benched for a lack of hustle, the New York Mets' Robinson Cano appeared to injure his leg running out a ground ball.  ...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Opinion: Hiring Juwan Howard as Michigan basketball coach is a major risk Juwan Howard returns to Michigan basketball with no head coaching experience and no track record of recruiting, which is a major cause for concern. &...
04:16, 05/23/2019

NFL tweaks several television rules for 2019, including elimination of single-headers NFL guarantees three games every Sunday afternoon in all markets, moves start times of divisional playoffs, cuts commercial breaks for Super Bowl. &#...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Kyle Korver tries to inspire graduates with story about being traded for a copy machine NBA veteran Kyle Korver gave a commencement speech Saturday at his alma mater, Creighton, telling grads that the copier broke but he's still play...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Chris Long admits to regular marijuana use during NFL career and explains how he beat tests Former NFL star Chris Long, who recently retired, said if not for marijuana, it would have been difficult to cope with day-to-day life in the NFL. &#...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Chris Long admits to heavy pot use during NFL career Chris Long, who recently announced his retirement from football, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and ...
02:32, 05/23/2019

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the curre...
01:00, 05/23/2019

NBA announces the 2018-19 all-defensive teams Three of the four finalists for the 2018-19 NBA Defensive Player of the Year award were among those named Wednesday to the 2018-19 NBA All-Defensive F...
00:32, 05/23/2019

| Maradona returns to Argentina for shoulder treatment Argentine football great Diego Maradona is to have treatment in Buenos Aires on an injured shoulder that forced him to miss a trip to the Cannes Film ...
00:00, 05/23/2019

| Arsenal have 'ammunition' for transfer spree Arsenal have enough "ammunition" to sign their top transfer targets regardless of whether they qualify for the Champions League, according to head of ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

| Barca rule ter Stegen out of Copa Del Rey final Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen has been ruled out of the Copa del Rey final against Valencia after he failed to recover in time from a kne...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Eagles' Lane Johnson gives $500K for Kilgore College athletic training facility Philadelphia Eagles tackle Lane Johnson has given $500,000 to Kilgore College so that the school can construct "The Lane" Athletic Performance Center....
22:32, 05/22/2019

Kansas City Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu victim of alleged $5 million extortion attempt Geourvon Sears, a distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu, was arrested on suspicion of trying to extort $5 million from the defe...
22:32, 05/22/2019

Agent says Warriors' Kevin Durant '100 percent undecided' on where he'll go Rich Kleiman, the agent of Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant, said the superstar is completely undecided on where he'll land as a free a...
22:32, 05/22/2019

Gerald McCoy linked to Browns, Colts, Patriots, Saints, Chargers Free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy is being linked to the Cleveland Browns, New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts, among other teams, sinc...
22:32, 05/22/2019

Roger Goodell: NFL won't interfere with Tyreek Hill investigation NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says the league will not interfere with the child abuse investigation in relation to Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver T...
22:32, 05/22/2019

Conor McGregor calls for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather, says he would win Conor McGregor lost a boxing match in August 2017 to Floyd Mayweather. Now the retired UFC fighter is looking for another go-round with the retired bo...
22:32, 05/22/2019

Sterling on racist abuse: 'This is more than just about football' It was the moment that prompted Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling to become an unofficial spokesman for his generation of players on th...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Raimondi: 2019 is the right time for the new WWE 24/7 title ... if executed correctly WWE introduced a new 24/7 title with the idea that it could be defended anywhere at any time. Utilizing the whole roster and all of the WWE's media pl...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Pound-for-pound rankings: Naoya Inoue is coming for the top spot ... fast Naoya Inoue accomplished a few things with his latest KO victory: He stopped a legit opponent, won a bantamweight world title and made a big jump in t...
22:16, 05/22/2019

The best loss of his life: How Jeremy Kennedy found himself on a path toward $1 million Jeremy Kennedy was 11-0 and in the UFC before a defeat changed the course of his career. Now the Canadian featherweight is in the PFL, making his debu...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Passan: How a 19-year-old prospect is turning the MLB draft upside down By agreeing to a deal to play in Japan and shunning the draft, Carter Stewart will make himself millions of dollars and might be changing the way base...
22:16, 05/22/2019

NFL asks teams to stop Oklahoma drill, others In response to data that showed a high rate of concussions during the early part of training camp in recent years, the NFL has asked teams to eliminat...
22:16, 05/22/2019

FIFA Drops Plan for 48-Team World Cup in 2022 Abandoning a proposal championed by its president, FIFA concluded that it could not host the larger tournament in Qatar or come up with a solution to ...
21:32, 05/22/2019

Boxer accuses Jay-Z, sports agency of negligence after suffering 'devastating brain hemorrhage' A boxer filed a lawsuit against Jay-Z and the rapper’s agency Roc Nation Sports on Tuesday accusing both parties of scheduling him for a handful of fi...
20:16, 05/22/2019

Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely ​​​​​​​Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Houston Texans' J.J. Watt stars in fake commercial to give student project a grade ‘boost’ Houston Texans' J.J. Watt on Tuesday came up big for a student when the defensive end made time during his “lunch break” to record a fake “energy chip...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Detroit Tigers fan butters up Curtis Granderson with popcorn during game Curtis Granderson spent his first six seasons playing for the Detroit Tigers and when he returned to the city Tuesday as a member of the Miami Marlins...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Distant relative of NFL veteran Tyrann Mathieu accused of trying to extort millions from player: officials A distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs star Tyrann Mathieu was arrested for allegedly trying to extort millions from the defensive back, according t...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Maximum Security eyeing New Jersey events for return to track, horse's owner says Maximum Security is targeting two New Jersey races for a return to the track after the horse was disqualified at the Kentucky Derby earlier this month...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Triple amputee Army vet uses surfing to get through struggles: 'It's changed everything for me' Jose Martinez makes a six-hour drive down the Southern California coast to go surfing in San Diego and says even though he has struggled a bit through...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford opens up about 'tough times' while wife recovers from brain surgery Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford opened up about “some tough times” he and his wife, Kelly, have had to go through since she had surgery to ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Drake seen massaging Toronto Raptors coach's shoulders as some question his behavior Drake is the Toronto Raptors’ biggest fan so it was no surprise when he showed up on the sidelines of the Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday night during the...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Philadelphia Eagles' Lane Johnson donates $500G to Kilgore College for new athletic facility Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson announced Wednesday he was donating $500,000 to Kilgore College for the construction of a “The Lane...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Female squash competitors 'shocked' after prizes include sex toy, callus remover A group of female squash competitors in Spain were outraged after they were given sex toys, wax and a callus remover as prizes at the Asturias Squash ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

| SA's Everest hero says it 'needed to be done' The business executive who became the first black African woman to climb Mount Everest says that knowing her climb would be in the record books helped...
18:48, 05/22/2019

| Emotional Hamilton excused Monaco media briefing An emotional Lewis Hamilton was excused from attending an official news conference ahead of this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix, following the death of ...
18:48, 05/22/2019

| Level-headed Jantjies is in the Bok frame His first appearance at the Springbok alignment camps provided proof that Herschel Jantjies of the Stormers has entered the national coach’s thinking....
18:48, 05/22/2019

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
18:16, 05/22/2019

Mets’ Brodie Van Wagenen Isn’t Ready to Give Up on His Roster, or His Manager Firing Manager Mickey Callaway would be admitting flaws in the Mets’ plan, but Van Wagenen opted to double down on the team he assembled in his first ...
18:16, 05/22/2019

Cowboys, Ezekiel Elliott on 'same page' about record contract extension Ezekiel Elliott's representatives and the Dallas Cowboys are on the same page regarding a record contract extension following the final year of his ro...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Watch: Pete Alonso sets Mets record for rookie homers before All-Star break New York Mets star Pete Alonso hit his 16th home run of the season against the Washington Nationals, setting the franchise mark for rookie bombs befor...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Rookie goalie Jordan Binnington makes history in St. Louis Blues' Game 6 win St. Louis rookie goalie Jordan Binnington achieved another historic milestone as the Blues defeated the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the Western Confe...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Bobby Wagner wants record LB contract from Seahawks Bobby Wagner wants the Seattle Seahawks to make him the highest-paid inside linebacker in the NFL, after the franchise made Russell Wilson the league'...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Conor McGregor says ‘war is not over’ with Khabib Nurmagomedov, calls for rematch In an interview with motivational speaker Tony Robbins, the former UFC champion, who retired in March but has hinted at a return, also crowed about la...
17:48, 05/22/2019

USMNT roster unveiled for training camp ahead of Jamaica friendly and Gold Cup Gregg Berhalter is preparing for his first major competition as U.S. men’s national soccer team coach.The highly anticipated roster is a complicated m...
17:48, 05/22/2019

Reuben Foster injury is painful for Redskins, who viewed him as a potential team leader Washington had hoped Foster, who will miss the season with a torn ACL, would be a difference-maker and leader on defense, despite a past that includes...
17:48, 05/22/2019

Soccer: U.S. '99 World Cup win should have done more for women's game - Foudy The United States' World Cup triumph on home soil in 1999 was a watershed moment for the sport but midfielder Julie Foudy had hoped it would help the ...
17:32, 05/22/2019

Motor racing: Tributes planned for Lauda at Monaco GP Formula One will honor Niki Lauda at this weekend's showcase Monaco Grand Prix, with teams and drivers on Wednesday still coming to terms with the tri...
17:32, 05/22/2019

Shakib Dethrones Rashid To Claim Top All-Rounder's Spot Before World Cup Shakib Al Hasan accumulated 140 runs in three matches and claimed two wickets with his orthodox spin in the recently concluded tri-series in Ireland....
16:32, 05/22/2019

| Gyan backtracks on retirement ahead of AFCON Ghana national team captain Asamoah Gyan has reversed his decision to retire from international football, just weeks before the Africa Cup of Nations....
16:32, 05/22/2019

| Van Persie tells United to give 'fair chance' to Solskjaer Robin van Persie has urged Manchester United to keep faith with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after the under-fire manager's turbulent end to his first season ...
16:32, 05/22/2019

| McIlroy confirms participation in Scottish Open Rory McIlroy has confirmed his participation in the Scottish Open with the four-time Major champion bringing further star power to the Renaissance Clu...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Gourvennec leaves Guingamp after club's relegation French soccer club Guingamp says it will part ways with coach Jocelyn Gourvennec following the team's relegation to the second division  &#...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Kroos out of Germany squad for European qualifiers Germany will be without Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos for its upcoming European Championship qualifiers against Belarus and Estonia   &...
15:00, 05/22/2019

East Lansing High assistant baseball coach dies after throwing batting practice East Lansing High School assistant baseball coach Ed Outslay collapsed after batting practice. He was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital....
15:00, 05/22/2019

J.J. Watt did something awesome to help a young student get a better grade on class project The Texans star took time to film a commercial for "Energy Chips" in hopes the student will get a better grade on a project.     ...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Blues KO Sharks in Game 6, reach first Final since '70 The worst team in the entire NHL a few days into the new year completed an astounding turnaround Tuesday as the St. Louis Blues advanced to the Stanle...
14:16, 05/22/2019

FIFA faces fan backlash over seating at women's World Cup World soccer governing body FIFA is facing a backlash on social media from fans who bought multiple tickets for next month's women's World Cup in Fran...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Distracted Zverev seeks to rediscover spark On the court Alexander Zverev has proved adept at shouldering the expectation heaped on him since his early teens, but off it the job of handling the ...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Djokovic concedes he has mountain to climb at French Open World number one Novak Djokovic has enjoyed two good weeks on red clay but admitted that winning a second French Open title would be a tall order afte...
14:16, 05/22/2019

South Korea's Ji targets women's World Cup knockout stages South Korea are hopeful of qualifying for the knockout stages of the women's World Cup in France next month despite being placed in a tough group, mid...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Motor racing: Leclerc dream and Lauda memories stir Monaco emotions Charles Leclerc will race around his home streets in a Ferrari for the first time in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix, a boyhood dream come true, but domina...
14:16, 05/22/2019

MLB roundup: Verlander, Astros dominate White Sox Justin Verlander carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, and Michael Brantley keyed a four-run uprising in the fifth with an opposite-field doubl...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa suspended for doping Bahrain's Olympic women's marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity ...
14:16, 05/22/2019

| Former Kenya athletics chief banned for corruption Kenya's former athletics team manager Michael Rotich has been banned for 10 years for agreeing to provide advance notice to athletes of doping tests i...
13:48, 05/22/2019

| Pitso's advice to Mwape Musonda Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has advised Black Leopards forward Mwape Musonda that the grass is not always greener at a more high profile cl...
12:48, 05/22/2019

W.N.B.A. Season Preview: Does a Ring Await Elena Delle Donne? Four of the league’s biggest stars — Sue Bird, Maya Moore, Breanna Stewart and Diana Taurasi — are out for opening night and beyond. Liz Cambage and s...
11:48, 05/22/2019

One in a billion: Why Virat Kohli represents a 'new India' In a country where cricket's unifying importance is tantamount to that of religion, the role of leading India into a World Cup comes with a certain di...
11:32, 05/22/2019

| Off-field woes aside, bookies can't see past Crusaders Despite an ultra-competitive SA Super Rugby Conference with all five teams still in the running, bookmakers don't foresee anything but a NZ overall wi...
10:00, 05/22/2019

The Raptors win Game 4 and we now have a series SportsPulse: The Raptors were dominant in their Game 4 victory over the Bucks and much of the credit deserves to go to the Toronto bench. USA TODAY S...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Hosmer's 2-run homer lifts Padres over Diamondbacks, 3-2 Eric Hosmer's two-run, opposite-field home run off Zack Greinke highlighted the three-run sixth inning that carried the San Diego Padres to a 3-2...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Conor McGregor on brawl after UFC 229: I won 'the real fight' In a conversation with Tony Robbins, Conor McGregor broke down in detail the brawl that occurred following his loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229....
08:48, 05/22/2019

Aaron Rodgers also was unhappy about the 'Game of Thrones' series finale Aaron Rodgers, who made a guest appearance in the penultimate episode of "Game of Thrones," sounds off on the polarizing finale of the HBO series. &#...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial gets ugly fast with first accuser's testimony Kellen Winslow II faced his first rape accuser in court on Tuesday, when she underwent intense questioning from his attorney.     ...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Opinion: Blues complete amazing turnaround by beating Sharks to reach Stanley Cup Final The St. Louis Blues, who were last in the NHL on Jan. 2, beat the San Jose Sharks and will face the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Final.  ...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Opinion: Raptors show in Game 4 that they can win without a fully functional Kawhi Leonard The Toronto Raptors showed in Eastern Conference finals Game 4 vs. the Milwaukee Bucks that they can win when Kawhi Leonard isn't at his best. &...
08:48, 05/22/2019

O.J. Simpson’s No. 32 given to Bills player for first time in 42 years Simpson, who last played for Buffalo in 1977, said he was "fine" with his number being worn by running back Senorise Perry, who plays mostly on specia...
07:48, 05/22/2019

A pro ‘Fortnite’ player is suing his team and the entire esports world could feel the fallout In a lawsuit that could drastically alter how esports player contracts are structured, Turner "Tfue" Tenney is claiming his team illegally restricted ...
07:32, 05/22/2019

The NFL is already considering tweaks to its replay-for-interference measure The league’s competition committee plans to seek authorization from the owners to modify the new system by which pass interference is reviewable by in...
07:32, 05/22/2019

Real Betis, coming off win at Real Madrid, visits D.C. United for Audi Field friendly Betis just completed its Spanish La Liga campaign in 10th place, and as the first club since 2002-03 to win at Barcelona (4-3) and at Real Madrid (2-0...
07:32, 05/22/2019

Robert Kraft Trial Is Postponed Judge Leonard Hanser agreed Tuesday to postpone the trial indefinitely while prosecutors appeal his decision blocking their use of secretly shot video...
05:48, 05/22/2019

Ex-Partner of Deceased Figure Skater John Coughlin Says He Sexually Abused Her Coughlin, who died by suicide in January after being suspended from the sport, was accused by Bridget Namiotka, who said in recent Facebook postings t...
05:48, 05/22/2019

Caster Semenya Plans to Run 3,000-Meter Race, Which Doesn’t Require Her to Limit Testosterone Semenya, the two-time Olympic champion at 800 meters, is expected to race in the Prefontaine Classic next month in California. The 3,000 is not covere...
05:48, 05/22/2019

Watch: Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard dunks on Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard shrugged off contact from Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo for a poster dunk in the second half Tuesda...
05:00, 05/22/2019

Watch: Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo nets vicious dunk on Toronto Raptors Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo went airborne for a ferocious one-handed dunk in the first quarter of Game 4 against the Toronto Ra...
04:16, 05/22/2019

Brewers' Christian Yelich scratched due to back spasms NL MVP Christian Yelich was scratched from Milwaukee's lineup against Cincinnati on because of back spasms        ...
03:00, 05/22/2019

ATP roundup: Zverev cruises to Geneva quarterfinals Top-seeded German Alexander Zverev breezed through his first match at the Banque Eric Sturdza Geneva Open in Switzerland on Tuesday, downing Latvia's ...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Hamilton says Lauda was a 'bright light' in his life Five times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton hailed Niki Lauda on Tuesday as "a bright light" in his life and said he would not have moved to ...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Seahawks' Wagner not practicing while seeking new deal Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner is present at organized team activities but will not practice, as he seeks an extension from the team enterin...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's...
02:48, 05/22/2019

OTAs notebook: Jags' Ramsey absent, but Ngakoue shows Cornerback Jalen Ramsey remains absent from Jacksonville Jaguars offseason workouts, but defensive end Yannick Ngakoue was present on Tuesday after mi...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Sharks' Karlsson, Hertl, Pavelski all out for Game 6 San Jose Sharks defenseman Erik Karlsson and forward Tomas Hertl did not travel with the team to St. Louis for Game 6 against the Blues on Tuesday nig...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Wagner present, but not participating in Seahawks OTAs Bobby Wagner will be present for the Seattle Seahawks' optional offseason activities but he doesn't plan to participate    &...
02:32, 05/22/2019

Josh Jones not in attendance at Packers' OTAs With just about everyone on the 90-man roster present for the second day of the Packers' voluntary organized team activities, safety Josh Jones w...
02:32, 05/22/2019

Trail Blazers' cohesiveness helped them to conference finals The Portland Trail Blazers faced a number of challenges on the journey to their first Western Conference finals in 19 years     &...
02:32, 05/22/2019

LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs. deGrom, Hamels faces Phillies LEADING OFF: Nats' Scherzer vs. Mets' deGrom in a rematch of opener; Cubs' Hamels starts against Phillies for the first time  ...
02:32, 05/22/2019

FIFA working on solution for World Cup ticketing issue FIFA says it is working toward a solution with the local organizing committee in France after some fans buying tickets for the Women's World Cup ...
02:32, 05/22/2019

Robert Kraft trial indefinitely postponed while video suppression ruling is appealed Judge Leonard Hanser postponed New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft's solicitation trial as prosecutors appeal ruling to ban use of day spa vi...
02:32, 05/22/2019

Former Louisville basketball coach Denny Crum hospitalized after stroke Former Louisville coach Denny Crum was hospitalized this week after a stroke. He previously suffered a stroke in 2017.      ...
02:32, 05/22/2019

Man arrested for alleged extortion attempt against Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu, per report A New Orleans man allegedly tried to extort more than $1 million from Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu.        ...
02:32, 05/22/2019

Pelicans executive calls team 'right environment' for Anthony Davis New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin called the organization the 'right environment' for veteran forwa...
00:32, 05/22/2019

Dodgers' Julio Urías reinstated from administrative leave Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías has officially been reinstated from administrative leave by Major League Baseball following a May 13 arrest fo...
00:32, 05/22/2019

MLB Draft prospect Carter Stewart signs with Japanese team Eastern Florida State Junior College pitcher Carter Stewart, who was the No. 8 overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft but did not sign with the Atlanta Br...
00:32, 05/22/2019

Stafford endures 'tough times' after wife's tumor surgery Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is juggling his job on the field and his role as a husband and father as his wife recovers from surgery to ...
00:32, 05/22/2019

How an Olympic volleyball star found purpose after sister's tragic murder Five-time Olympian Danielle Scott reflects on the alleged murder of her sister and the fight to stay positive after tragedy.     ...
00:32, 05/22/2019

Rest for the weary: Warriors will only get stronger with break before NBA Finals These six straight wins since Kevin Durant went down have been as impressive a stretch as coach Steve Kerr has had during his tenure.   ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Ducoff powers Texas A&M past Florida 8-7 in 10 innings Jonathan Ducoff delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th and also had a three-run homer to lift Texas A&M to an 8-7 victory over Florida Tues...
23:32, 05/21/2019

Rangers' Kelley learns throat lumps benign, is activated Texas Rangers reliever Shawn Kelley learned that two lumps removed from his throat last week were benign, and the 35-year-old right-hander was activat...
23:32, 05/21/2019

Column: Why it took 4 majors for Koepka to get his due Column: Brooks Koepka finally looked upon as the star he already was and why it took 4 majors to get there        ...
23:32, 05/21/2019

Royals, Cardinals postponed, will play 2 Wednesday The opener of the I-70 series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals was postponed because of a forecast for severe weather and re...
23:32, 05/21/2019

Adidas: Spain's FA has no grounds for ending contract Adidas says Spain's soccer federation has no grounds for terminating its contract with the sports apparel company, and will fight to keep the agr...
23:32, 05/21/2019

Kraft trial postponed while prosecutors appeal video ruling A Florida judge has delayed the trial of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on a misdemeanor charge that he paid for sex at a massage parlor ...
23:32, 05/21/2019

Mets' Todd Frazier responds in feud with Nationals' Adam Eaton: 'Pay off your mortgage' After brushing off the subject following the Mets' win over the Nationals the previous night, Todd Frazier opened up on his feelings about Adam E...
23:32, 05/21/2019

How football helped Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford cope with wife's health scare Having to learn a new offense has helped take Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford's mind off his wife Kelly's recovery from brain surgery. &#...
23:32, 05/21/2019

| Sri Lanka snap losing streak with Scotland win Sri Lanka snapped an eight-match one-day international losing streak ahead of the World Cup with a 35-run win over Scotland in a rain-affected match i...
23:32, 05/21/2019

| Ex-Athletics boss and Qatari TV director investigated over Doha Worlds The boss of Qatari television channel and an ex-athletics chief are under investigation since over alleged corruption in regards to the World Athletic...
23:32, 05/21/2019

Patrick Mahomes reveals how far he took his ketchup obsession Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes absolutely loves ketchup as he revealed his obsession with the condiment during his phenomenal season which le...
23:16, 05/21/2019

Niki Lauda: A remarkable man. A very special person Maurice Hamilton looks back on an interview with Niki Lauda in which the three-time world champion opened up about his biggest triumph and greatest de...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Griffin: Pels 'right environment' for Zion, AD Pelicans executive vice president David Griffin said New Orleans is creating the "right environment" to attract top draft prospects like Zion Williams...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Pastner accusers to face criminal fraud charge Ron Bell, a former friend of Ron Pastner who accused the Georgia Tech coach of sexually assaulting a woman, was charged with providing false informati...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Top 5 picks make up NBA All-Rookie first team For the first time since the 1984-85 season, the top five selections in the NBA draft made up the NBA's All-Rookie first team that was announced Tuesd...
23:00, 05/21/2019

| Morgan has 'no regrets' as England go in search of World Cup glory England captain Eoin Morgan believes the tournament hosts have done everything they possibly could to get themselves ready for a tilt at the World Cup...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Dodgers' Urías reinstated from administrative leave Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías was reinstated from administrative leave by Major League Baseball        ...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Griffin touts new Pelicans hires as Davis decision looms Pelicans basketball operations chief David Griffin says luring new general manager Trajan Langdon away from Brooklyn is an example of positive momentu...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Iowa PG Jordan Bohannon out indefinitely with hip injury Iowa point guard Jordan Bohannon out indefinitely with a hip injury, one that could put his senior season in jeopardy       ...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Cooley signs extension to stay at Providence Providence coach Ed Cooley has agreed to a multiyear contract extension to remain with the Friars and withdrawn his name from consideration for the to...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Mississippi State extends Moorhead's contract through 2022 Mississippi State football coach Joe Moorhead has received a contract extension through the 2022 season that will pay an average base salary of $3.2 m...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Undrafted player shows up at Panthers' stadium with 'will pass rush for hot wings' sign On Monday, Harold showed up to the Carolina Panthers' Bank of America Stadium with a sign that read, "Will pass rush for hot wings."   ...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Minutes, injury concerns piling up for Raptors ahead of pivotal Game 4 vs. Bucks Following a grueling series against the Sixers and now a double-overtime game against the Bucks, do the Raptors have enough energy to beat the Bucks? ...
22:16, 05/21/2019

NCAA tables possibility of overseeing esports NCAA's board of governors voted unanimously late last month to table the possibility of overseeing and holding championships for esports.  ...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Elena Delle Donne on becoming sister Lizzie's caretaker: 'She'll be with me' WNBA star Elena Delle Donne discusses her relationship with her older sister, who has developmental disabilities, on HBO Tuesday night.   &...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Report: Amateur prospect Carter Stewart opts for Japan over MLB draft Draft prospect Carter Stewart is making a unique career decision, foregoing his chance in this June's Major League Baseball draft to play oversea...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Pelicans VP pictures future with Davis, Williamson For a team with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft, vice president of basketball operations David Griffin confesses the New Orleans Pelicans are still li...
22:00, 05/21/2019

| Proteas women aim to correct mistakes, level T20 series Proteas women assistant coach Salieg Nackerdien believes they must back themselves to change a few aspects of their game to get back into the series....
21:00, 05/21/2019

| Bolivian referee death puts altitude matches under spotlight The death of a Bolivian referee officiating a match at more than 4,000 meters has reopened the debate about the safety of playing football at such alt...
21:00, 05/21/2019

| Bulls going back to back? Why it’s unlikely The Bulls would hark back to the glory days of 2007 under Heyneke Meyer if they can clinch successive Australasian tour wins on Friday, writes Rob Ho...
21:00, 05/21/2019

| Messi and Aguero in Argentina preliminary Copa America squad Lionel Messi and the returning Sergio Aguero headed a 33-man list as Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni named his enlarged preliminary Copa America squad....
21:00, 05/21/2019

| Former race driver Niki Lauda was business visionary Even the humble baseball cap he wore illustrated Niki Lauda's attitude to business and money -- the multi-millionaire never missed an opportunity to a...
21:00, 05/21/2019

| CAS has stirred up emotions over Caster decision CAS has stirred up emotions over its decision to uphold the IAAF's ruling forcing Caster Semenya to take medication to reduce her testosterone levels....
21:00, 05/21/2019

| WATCH: World Rugby's incredible 'Try and Stop Us' ad World Rugby introduced a campaign to grow women's rugby right around the world which includes a stunning advert that will certainly inspire a new gene...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Ed Cooley rejects Michigan to stay at Providence Providence College men's basketball coach Ed Cooley signed a multiyear contract extension with the Friars after meeting with the University of Michiga...
20:48, 05/21/2019

English Premier League broadcast rights rise to $12 billion English Premier League broadcast rights have risen almost 8% to 9.2 billion pounds ($12 billion) for the next three seasons     &...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Petkovic progresses at rain-soaked Nuremberg Cup Rain again played havoc with play on the third day of the Nuremberg Cup, with home favorite Andrea Petkovic among just four players to progress from a...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Demare wins crash-affected Stage 10; Conti keeps Giro lead Arnaud Demare of France sprinted to victory after a crash affected the end of the 10th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Tuesday, while Italian cycli...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Messi, Aguero and Di Maria in Argentina's Copa America squad Argentina included Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero and Angel Di Maria in its Copa America squad, while Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi was left out ...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Retrial set for Texas teen charged with killing his parents A Texas teenager is set to be tried again on capital murder charges in the shooting deaths of his mother and his father, who was a standout linebacker...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final for political reasons Arsenal says Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be staying at home when the team plays Chelsea in the Europa League final because of concerns about political ten...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Bills TE Tyler Kroft out indefinitely with broken foot Bills TE Tyler Kroft out indefinitely with broken foot; coach Sean McDermott says he was injured at practice on Monday      ...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs ...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Maryland snags ex-Virginia Tech QB Josh Jackson Quarterback Josh Jackson, a star at Virginia Tech two seasons ago, has transferred to Maryland with two years of eligibility remaining   &#...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Steph Curry, Draymond Green rewriting NBA history. So are Warriors The Golden State Warriors are heading to the NBA Finals for the fifth consecutive season. Here is a look at some incredible numbers from their run. &...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Meet the 11-year-old who wants to be the youngest Indy 500 winner ever Justin Wilson was Elliot Cox’s inspiration. Justin had dyslexia. Elliot had dyslexia. Justin drove in Indy 500. One day, Elliot wants to do the ...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Were images of Arizona Diamondbacks' potential new stadium leaked by architectural firm? An architectural firm might have offered a sneak peek at what the home of the Arizona Diamondbacks could look like.       &#...
19:48, 05/21/2019

MLB feud: Adam Eaton on heated exchange with Todd Frazier: 'He's very childish’ Mets third baseman Todd Frazier and Nationals outfielder Adam Eaton had a heated exchange between innings that was caught by a television camera. ...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Bills let another player wear O.J. Simpson's No. 32 for first time in 42 years Buffalo Bills back Senorise Perry picked No. 32 as his jersey for the 2019 season. Just like that, O.J. Simpson's number belongs to another playe...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Minor league team complete rare four-HR, cycle feat achieved only once in MLB history The Class AA Reno Aces had players who hit four home runs (Yasmany Tomas) and the cycle (Matt Szczur) in one game, something done once in MLB history....
19:48, 05/21/2019

Good luck charm? Draymond Green offers to buy reporter's trip to NBA Finals after Game 4 win Draymond Green told a reporter he "was good luck today" after the Golden State Warriors swept of the Portland Trail Blazers to reach the NBA Finals. ...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Amateur prospect Carter Stewart opts for Japan over MLB draft Draft prospect Carter Stewart is making a unique career decision, foregoing his chance in this June's Major League Baseball draft to play oversea...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Quarterback transfers are surging and creating challenges for college football coaches The rise in quarterback transfers has left head coaches scrambling to fill depth charts and locate what is increasingly rare: the developed backup. &...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Eagles' Carson Wentz practicing 'without limitations,' but Malcolm Jenkins absent from OTAs Philadelphia QB Carson Wentz is practicing "without limitations" following last year's back injury. However S Malcolm Jenkins is skipping volunta...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Reds' Derek Dietrich doing everything he can to make baseball loosen up Reds veteran Derek Dietrich has become the king of hijinks, making headlines this season with bat-flips and colorful antics.     ...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Watch: Colin Kaepernick celebrates with Warriors after sweep Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick joined Golden State Warriors players in celebrating their Western Conference finals sweep of t...
19:32, 05/21/2019

French prosecutors lay out allegations against former IAAF chief Diack French prosecutors have described a web of corruption once rife in world athletics, including bribes paid to cover up athletes' positive drugs tests, ...
19:16, 05/21/2019

Warriors installed as Finals favorite over TBD Bucks-Raptors winner Golden State clinched a spot in a fifth consecutive NBA Finals and sportsbooks installed the Warriors as the favorites against an opponent to be deter...
19:16, 05/21/2019

Blazers' Lillard set for $191 million supermax deal: report The Portland Trail Blazers and All-Star guard Damian Lillard are expected to agree to a four-year, $191 million supermax contract extension, Yahoo Spo...
19:16, 05/21/2019

Joe Namath: Choosing to play for the New York Jets was a 'no-brainer' Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath had the rare opportunity to either play one of the two competing professional football leagues at the time or take...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Antonio Brown tweets ‘two face’ after quarterback Ben Roethlisberger apologizes for dissing him Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger apologized to former teammate Antonio Brown for comments he made during last season about the wide ...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Watch: Trail Blazers' Meyers Leonard defends Damian Lillard following series sweep Portland's Meyers Leonard came to the defense of star guard Damian Lillard after the Golden State Warriors swept the Trail Blazers in the NBA Western ...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final amid safety concerns Arsenal's Armenian international Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been left out of the English club's Europa League final squad amid concerns for his safety in ...
17:16, 05/21/2019

My way or the highway: Lauda's F1 creed Having risen in triumph from the brink of death on the track, Niki Lauda's life was one of almost biblical proportions that was given the Hollywood tr...
17:16, 05/21/2019

Three-time F1 champion Lauda dead at 70 Three-time Formula One champion Niki Lauda, who recovered from a near-fatal accident to become one of motor racing's greatest drivers, has died aged 7...
17:16, 05/21/2019

Gaethje: UFC should remove McGregor from rankings if he doesn't fight Justin Gaethje is ready to get back into the Octagon, but he cannot do that until the UFC gives him an opponent. He sits down with ESPN to talk about ...
16:32, 05/21/2019

Why PECOTA projections were so wrong about the Cubs Remember the preseason formula that put Chicago at the bottom of the NL Central? Two months into the season, it looks like the Cubs are having the las...
16:32, 05/21/2019

Red Sox, Yankees to face off on turf for 1st time When the Red Sox play the Yankees next month at Olympic Stadium in London, it will mark the first time in their rivalry that the game will be played o...
16:32, 05/21/2019

Pioneering female soccer referee Yamashita hoping to inspire Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita is hoping her trailblazing work as part of the first all-female trio to officiate a men's match in Asian continenta...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Tennis: Barty withdraws from Strasbourg International Ashleigh Barty's French Open preparations suffered a blow on Tuesday when a right arm injury forced the Australian's withdrawal from the Strasbourg In...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Record London Marathon entries pass 450,000 More than 450,000 runners have entered the ballot for next year's London Marathon, breaking the event's own world record for registrations, organizers...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Warriors defeat Blazers 119-117 in OT, heading to fifth straight NBA finals The Golden State Warriors swept their way to a fifth straight NBA Finals, getting triple-doubles from Stephen Curry and Draymond Green in a 119-117 ov...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Indiana college softball team pulls off stunning hidden-ball trick to advance to World Series Indiana college softball players used teamwork and a bit of subterfuge to pull off a hidden-ball trick Saturday that secured their spot in the Women’s...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Yanks, Red Sox play on artificial turf London The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play ...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Tom Brady pledges to break diet and eat this if ‘Jeopardy!’ phenom lost New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady put his intense diet on the line Monday, betting that if “Jeopardy!” phenom James Holzhauer lost he would d...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Illinois standout Bobby Roundtree able to 'eat and speak normally' after spinal surgery, official says University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree’s health appears to be slightly improving after undergoing surgery for a severe spinal injury he ...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Washington Redskins' Reuben Foster tears ACL on third rep of organized team activities: report Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster reportedly tore his ACL in his left knee on the third rep of organized team activities Monday and will mi...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Women's World Cup ticket holders learn some seats are separated Women’s World Cup ticket holders learned Monday some of their seats aren’t together – with some people finding out they might not be in the same row o...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Velocity is strangling baseball — and its grip keeps tightening Pick a problem, or a perceived problem, in baseball, and it can probably be traced back, directly or indirectly, to the rise of velocity as the sport’...
15:32, 05/21/2019

| IOC sees scope for more Tokyo 2020 games budget cuts Tokyo 2020 can make further reductions to its budget despite some sports associations voicing concerns that cost-cutting could harm the running of the...
14:48, 05/21/2019

| CWC Proteas: Will their fielding cut it? Dicey shoulders, a few ageing limbs … it may be tricky for SA to match their past, lofty standards in the field at the imminent 2019 World Cup, says R...
14:48, 05/21/2019

Warriors 119, Blazers 117, OT | Golden State wins the series, 4-0.: Warriors Sweep Blazers to Reach Their 5th Straight N.B.A. Finals With a comeback overtime victory in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, Golden State moved on to seek a third consecutive title and its fourth in...
14:48, 05/21/2019

IOC inspectors face report on tough Olympic work conditions IOC inspectors are in Tokyo and will face a recent report and tough working conditions at some Tokyo Olympic venues.       &...
13:32, 05/21/2019

Arsenal to leave Mkhitaryan at home for Europa League final Arsenal says Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be staying at home when the team plays Chelsea in the Europa League final because of concerns about political ten...
13:32, 05/21/2019

Tottenham bans 3 fans for selling Champions League tickets Champions League finalist Tottenham says it banned three season-ticket holders who offered to sell their match seats online for a profit   ...
13:32, 05/21/2019

| 'Intoxicated' Mo'unga sorry for spitting beer on woman A Cape Town woman has alleged that All Blacks and Crusaders flyhalf Richie Mo'unga spat beer at her and her friends in a bar in the city earlier this ...
13:16, 05/21/2019

| 1.5 tons of potatoes await Comrades runners With less than three weeks to go until the 2019 Comrades Marathon, runners across South Africa - and the world - are doing their last-minute preparati...
13:16, 05/21/2019

| Waratahs hooker Latu suspended over drunk-drive charge Apologetic Wallabies hooker Tolu Latu has been stood down by the Waratahs after being charged with drunk-driving and failing to tell the club about it...
13:16, 05/21/2019

| England pick Archer as hosts confirm CWC squad Jofra Archer's late bid for a Cricket World Cup place was rewarded when the Sussex fast bowler was named in hosts England's 15-man squad for the tourn...
13:16, 05/21/2019

APNewsBreak: Yanks, Red Sox play on artificial turf London APNewsBreak: The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: Th...
13:16, 05/21/2019

Catching on: Langley switches from cornerback to receiver Denver Broncos third-year player Brendan Langley is making the transition from cornerback to wide receiver this season.      ...
13:16, 05/21/2019

Schwartz, Tarasenko have Blues close to Cup Final The Blues are within one win of their first Stanley Cup Final since 1970 and Vladimir Tarasenko and Jaden Schwartz have played huge roles   ...
13:16, 05/21/2019

Analyst Deb Antonelli raises over $80K for Special Olympics through 24-hour free throw fundraiser Basketball analyst Deb Antonelli raised over $80,000 for Special Olympics through a free throw fundraiser. She shot for 24 hours.    &...
13:16, 05/21/2019

Ezekiel Elliott handcuffed, but not arrested, after incident with Las Vegas security guard "These are all bumps, and people have challenges," Cowboys chief operating officer Stephen Jones said of the star running back, who was attending a mu...
12:48, 05/21/2019

Yankees' big guns start flexing their muscles After relying on its lesser-known fill-ins the past few weeks, New York's latest comeback win was fueled by some familiar faces -- with more on the wa...
12:32, 05/21/2019

Blazers swept despite big minutes-led advantage The Trail Blazers led in the Western Conference finals for more minutes than the Warriors by a 101-83 margin. Portland's problem, however, was that no...
12:32, 05/21/2019

Australia "Pumped" As Steve Smith And David Warner Seek Redemption Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets on home turf to be crowned champions in 2015 and extend their record as the tournament's most successful t...
12:16, 05/21/2019

Niki Lauda, Formula One Legend: A Story Of Fire And Ice On fire in a burning cockpit: Formula One legend Niki Lauda, who died at the age of 70, will forever be known for his 1976 accident. But even the horr...
12:16, 05/21/2019

Jofra Archer Included As England Announce 15-Member World Cup Team Jofra Archer's late bid for a World Cup place was rewarded with the Barbados-born fast bowler being named in hosts England's 15-man squad for the tour...
12:16, 05/21/2019

Former Formula One champion Lauda dead at 70 Three-times Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, regarded as one of the finest racers of all time and who later became a successful airline entrepre...
12:00, 05/21/2019

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry sinks difficult scoop layup in Game 4 Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry converted a tough layup in the first quarter of Game 4 against the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday ni...
11:32, 05/21/2019

Curry, Green triple-doubles lead Warriors to series sweep over Trail Blazers The Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the fifth straight year with a 119-117 overtime victory Monday night to sweep the Portland Tr...
11:32, 05/21/2019

MLB roundup: Sanchez's blast caps Yanks' rally Gary Sanchez capped a four-run top of the ninth inning with a three-run homer as the New York Yankees rallied for a 10-7 victory over the Baltimore Or...
11:00, 05/21/2019

| Pakistan pin CWC hopes on rising generation Pakistan are pinning their hopes for Cricket World Cup glory on a crop of youngsters who have the talent to beat anybody but could also pay for their ...
10:00, 05/21/2019

| Australia's Burns leaves Lancashire 'for personal reasons Joe Burns' Ashes chances have taken a hit with the Australian batsman calling time on his stint with English county side Lancashire and heading home "...
10:00, 05/21/2019

| New Lakers coach Vogel calls for 'togetherness' Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel said forging a sense of "togetherness" would be crucial as he attempts to halt six years of failure at the f...
10:00, 05/21/2019

| Sanchez set for off-season training to prove fitness Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez will reportedly return to the club in the off-season as he looks to prove his fitness ahead of a potential mo...
10:00, 05/21/2019

| Mo'unga, Bridge named in Cape Town abuse incidents New Zealand Rugby has launched an independent inquiry into allegations Crusaders players engaged in homophobic abuse and groped a woman on their recen...
10:00, 05/21/2019

Warriors beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals berth Draymond Green had 18 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists, including a key 3-pointer in overtime, and the Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Fin...
08:32, 05/21/2019

Mets 3B Frazier and Nationals OF Eaton exchange heated words New York Mets third baseman Todd Frazier and Washington outfielder Adam Eaton had a heated exchange between innings that was caught by a television ca...
08:32, 05/21/2019