The 13.1-mile race is attracting record numbers of runners, especially female athletes.
Behind the stunning postseason runs of the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants is a simple, overlooked skill: When they swing, they make contact, unlike so many teams in baseball today.
Italy’s Valentino Rossi won his sixth Australian Motorcyle Grand Prix—and first since 2005—when he claimed a 10-second victory over Spain’s Jorge Lorenzo.
We are a nation prone to easy nostalgia, and this Kansas City Royals revival has triggered a boomlet of merry Day-Glo memories for Fans of a Certain Age.
West Indies is quitting its tour of India after the fourth one-day international because of a pay dispute at home with its national cricket board and players’ union.
Peyton Manning and Brett Favre always have been quite different in the public eye. But the thing they have most in common—an epic number of touchdown passes—has a catalog of similarities.
Established college-football players seldom get a season off. But Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson did last year, as a result of an academic transgression, and he has turned it to his advantage.
New Zealand’s All Blacks may have lost their last rugby match, but that setback pales in comparison to the troubles of their next opponent: Australia.
Why did American cross-country skier Kikkan Randall, an apparent lock for a medal in the Sochi Olympics, fail to even come close? It all began with a birthday present gone awry.
A European Championship qualifying soccer match between Serbia and Albania came to an abrupt end on Tuesday evening after a drone flying an Albanian nationalist banner buzzed the stadium in Belgrade.
The Kansas City Royals have swept their way into the World Series, but history suggests momentum doesn’t carry over in the Fall Classic.
Chief marketer Pam El talks about how she plans to overcome a rough year off the field for sports and attract new fans to the NBA.
Chelsea’s near-faultless start to the English Premier League season leaves rivals out in the cold.
In a rugby match dominated by Australia, the New Zealand All Blacks had the audacity to pull off a last-minute triumph in what turned out to be Ewen McKenzie’s last game as Wallabies’ coach.
New Jersey is moving ahead with plans to allow sports betting in the state, but legal challenges could stall the rollout.
The chief adjudicator for FIFA said he had no plans to publish the full report of an investigation into the process that awarded the 2018 and 2022 World Cup to Russia and Qatar.
England’s Premier League finally returns to action this weekend, and though it’s still early, the first seven games have raised some important questions.
Though his high-school baseball career ended in defeat and disappointment, Shota Tatsuta remains hopeful of being picked by one of Japan’s pro teams in the draft on Oct. 23. Scouts say he may still have a shot.
The Kansas City Royals, who on Wednesday won the American League pennant, are named not after castle dwellers but for a local livestock show.
When the Hong Kong Open happens, Ernie Els is normally back in South Africa spending time with his family and friends on the beach. But this year he’s here, and he’s feeling confident.
SungWoo Lee, the South Korean salaryman whose ardent support for the Kansas City Royals has made him a cause célèbre in recent months, has gotten permission from his bosses to take time off and attend the World Series.
Scott Hend became the first Australian to win the Hong Kong Open since Greg Norman in 1983, beating Angelo Que of the Philippines in a playoff after both had finished 13 under par.
Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is widely regarded as the best defensive player in football. But how well he performs Monday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers likely won’t determine the game’s outcome.
Our mathematical model shows how all 32 teams stack up, based on the predicted score against a league-average team, plus where it disagrees with the week’s betting lines.
All the Jets needed to win, to illuminate the darkness, was for Nick Folk to make the longest field goal of his career.
In a stunning move, the 1-6 Jets acquired Percy Harvin from the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks on Friday.
The San Francisco Giants again proved they don’t necessarily need base hits to score runs as they beat the St. Cardinals 6-4 to take a 3-1 lead in the NL Championship Series.
The Arkansas Razorbacks have lost 15 straight Southeastern Conference football games. But coach Bret Bielema’s bunch is getting closer.
The San Francisco Giants are headed back to their favorite biennial destination: the World Series. They will play Kansas City in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday.
The Count tallied the number of times the TV broadcast cut to the head coach and quarterback to see who were the NFL’s biggest camera hogs.