Chinese property and cinema giant Dalian Wanda Group said Thursday that it is buying the company that owns the Ironman triathlon brand and race series as it forecasts explosive demand in China for the sport.
City and Juventus were matched with Sevilla and Borussia Mönchengladbach in the group stage.
Usain Bolt maintained his perch at the top of the world of sprinting for another year.
There is a different aura surrounding the Mets, who are guaranteed to enter September in first place after a win Wednesday night in Philadelphia.
Rory McIlroy, Sergio García and Martin Kaymer are among the highly ranked players passing on the first round of the PGA Tour’s version of the postseason, which begins Thursday.
Julius Yego continued Kenya's dominance of the world athletics championships by winning his country's fifth gold medal with a monster 92.72 meters throw in a dramatic men's javelin final.
Facing an early test of support at home, Los Angeles' 2024 Olympics plan stalled Wednesday amid questions about potential runaway costs and the impact on neighborhoods already strangled by traffic and congestion.
Felix, a three-time world champion in the 200 meters, could not attempt a 200-400 double at these championships because of the event schedule.
Washington faces New York six more times, including the final series of the regular season.
Catcher Raul Leon drove in five runs and Mexico eliminated Taiwan.
Recent remarks from two prominent coaches revealed that confusion still exists about how to treat athletes who are ostensibly amateurs and yet now receive checks from their teams.
Maria Sharapova, Venus Williams and Madison Keyes could all get a shot at knocking off Serena Williams in the United States Open.
A grand jury in Santa Clara County, Calif., indicted McDonald, the former San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman, on one count of rape of an intoxicated person.
The Big 12 is the second major conference to move to bar incoming transfers who had been disciplined for “serious misconduct” at their previous universities.
Felix Hernandez made just two costly mistakes in eight innings, Nelson Cruz hit his 39th home run of the season and drove in three runs, and Seattle beat visiting Oakland, 8-2.
Australian youngster Caleb Ewan surprised some of the more seasoned sprinters when he surged to victory in the fifth stage of the Tour of Spain on Wednesday as his Orica team mate Esteban Chaves lost the overall lead to Tom Dumoulin.
A central figure in the Dolphins’ 2013 bullying scandal detailed his struggles to fit in on the field and off it in a social media post, but ended on a positive note.
The Steelers rely on Ben Roethlisberger at quarterback, but how would they fare if Vick, his backup, had to take over?
Valencia lost at Monaco but advanced to the Champions League group phase on aggregate score.
An investigation found that the team had violated league rules while trying to re-sign DeAndre Jordan last month.
Cancel, 19, is the new kid in the jockeys’ room, and while his success has been gratifying, the lessons from other jockeys about professionalism have been invaluable.
It is difficult to imagine tennis without Venus and Serena Williams, who have influenced a generation of female players and left a mark that no siblings in sports can equal.
Adam Cramer struck out 13 in five innings, and Lewisberry, Pa., reached the final of the United States bracket by beating Pearland, Tex., 3-0.
Thursday night football games have done their job for CBS by helping it promote new programs, build up its Monday programming and show fewer repeats.
To keep their arms fresh, the Yankees have recalled or demoted a pitcher in 43 transactions this season, about once every three games.
Manchester United ended their one-year Champions League hiatus in emphatic style when Wayne Rooney struck a hat-trick in a 4-0 destruction of Club Bruges that sent the three-times winners through 7-1 on aggregate on Wednesday.
Without Mark Teixeira or Jacoby Ellsbury in the lineup Wednesday afternoon, the Yankees dropped their fifth game in seven days.
Wide receiver is considered by many to be the deepest position in fantasy football, but the elite pass catchers are still worth targeting in drafts.
Toronto’s Troy Tulowitzki tied the game with a single, and a throwing error by Texas’ four-time Gold Glove third baseman, Adrian Beltre, allowed the winning run to score.
Steve Sarkisian apologized for his drunken appearance at a team rally last weekend.