Mr. Anderson, 40, becomes the most prominent professional athlete to come out as gay in a sport once considered tinged with homophobia.
Cam Newton, LeGarrette Blount and Demaryius Thomas are among the players set up to perform well in Week 4.
The game, typically played in Charlotte, was pulled from North Carolina earlier this month in response to a controversial state law.
The death of the Dutch soccer great Johan Cruyff pushed his son, Jordi, to drive himself to distraction. But his father’s fans would not let him.
Bruce, who had mostly struggled since arriving from the Reds in an Aug. 1 trade, hit his third home run in five games, and the Mets stayed ahead of the Giants and the Cardinals.
The team’s general manager stood by the job done by Alan Cockrell, saying the players were to blame for a subpar offensive year.
Tebow, the football player turned Mets minor leaguer, hit a home run on Wednesday afternoon on the first pitch he faced.
The Jaguars, the Saints, the Bears and the Browns are 0-3 and could wind up where only the 2008 Detroit Lions have been: winless for a full season.
With Derrick Rose around to lessen the burden on Carmelo Anthony, the new-look Knicks are getting to know one another while hoping they won’t be waylaid by injuries.
Ortiz often made himself at home in the Bronx, where he has been a beloved foil.
Crosby and Canada enter Game 2 of the World Cup of Hockey finals with a chance to sweep Team Europe on Thursday night.
Rodriguez, released by the Yankees last month, will work as a studio analyst for Fox Sports with Pete Rose, Frank Thomas and the rest of its postseason crew.
Epstein helped the Boston Red Sox end an 86-year World Series title drought. Expectations are high he can duplicate the feat with the playoff-bound Chicago Cubs.
Chicago gave Epstein, its president for baseball operations, a contract extension after an overhaul that has the franchise aiming for its first title since 1908.
The 49ers quarterback, whose protests during the national anthem have caused a stir, also said both Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton were liars.
Gerardo Martino, who most recently coached Barcelona and Argentina, was hired to get M.L.S.’s new expansion team, Atlanta United, off the ground.
What a Cubs World Series title would mean to a family of lifelong White Sox fans.
The body of work of the longtime voice of the Dodgers, including his hosting of a game show and reading of a grocery list, reflects a time when no job seemed too small.
The team, coming off a season in which it won a playoff series, lost Kyle Okposo, Frans Nielsen and Matt Martin, but has a raft of rookie prospects.
After months of having to address one injury after another, the Mets led the National League wild-card race before their game Tuesday and retained strong hopes of hosting the wild-card game.
The case involves an Asian-American dance-rock band called the Slants, but it also has implications for the Washington Redskins.
Mickelson, a member of eight losing teams, was part of a United States task force that helped implement changes, including a more decentralized system.
The Red Sox clinch the last division title, but the wild-card races continue.
His success representing corporations far outlived his golf career and has provided a lesson plan in branding to succeeding generations of athletes.
With the Yankees one out from being officially out of the postseason hunt, Teixeira hit a game-ending home run off Joe Kelly.
The tennis champion shared a story on her public page of allowing her nephew to drive, and having misgivings after spotting a police officer on the side of the road.
The best-selling sports books in August 2016, according to the New York Times best-seller list.
The Borussia Dortmund substitute André Schürrle scored in the 87th minute to earn his team a point and extend Madrid’s winless skid.
The Yankees ended Boston’s 11-game winning streak and shut down Ortiz at two key moments in the game.
In a news conference at the Garden, where he will face Eddie Alvarez in November, McGregor announced: “I run New York, I run this whole city.”