Real Madrid delivered a clinic on how to execute a counterattack in its 1-0 home victory over Bayern Munich on Wednesday in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.
Lance Armstrong's longtime coach Johan Bruyneel was banned for 10 years on Tuesday for helping to organize widespread doping by the former seven-time Tour de France winner's cycling teams.
Manchester United dumped manager David Moyes on Tuesday amid a disastrous season, seemingly vindicating fans who foresaw failure under the team's American owners. But financially, the acquisition is hardly a bust.
The midrange jumper is widely considered the worst shot in basketball. But it is also what makes the NBA playoff series between the Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers a fascinating contrast.
Three weeks into the baseball season, the instant-replay system is essentially what the sport's overlords expected it to be: an imperfect way of getting umpires closer to perfect.
A day that began with a raucous, profane rally for Raptors fans and a Toronto Sun front page that likened Garnett and Pierce to dinosaurs ended with a 94-87 Nets win in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.
The 15-inch holes (normal hole: 4¼) will horrify some purists, but the game is fast and fun and could make golf less intimidating.
The NBA begins its postseason on Saturday with one undeniable trump card: From a purely aesthetic standpoint, the game is being played at its highest level in two decades.
Nike sewed up its sponsorship of track's U.S. governing body for decades Wednesday, signing a deal through 2040 at a time when the company's influence over the sport has raised controversy among athletes.
Wall Street billionaires Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens made a big bet on an underperforming asset: the Milwaukee Bucks professional basketball team.
Brian Costa: On the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field, the Chicago Cubs blew a ninth-inning lead and suffered another loss.
For one of the most important games on the annual soccer calendar, Tuesday night's Champions League semifinal between Atlético Madrid and Chelsea turned into a clunker.
By winning the Boston Marathon Monday just days shy of his 39th birthday, Meb Keflezighi delivered a sense of vindication to aging athletes across America.
This week, Madrid hosts two of the biggest games on the soccer calendar: the semifinals of the Champions League.
Jason Gay: After badly injuring her left leg in last year's Boston Marathon bombing, Lee Ann Yanni is ready to run in Monday's marathon.
It's official: Rafael Nadal is in a funk. The world No. 1 and clay-court master lost to Spanish countryman David Ferrer in the quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Friday.
With the Kentucky Derby two weeks away, there is one sure bet: California Chrome will be the post-time favorite if he makes it to the starting gate on May 3.
The first expansion is complete at a Brazilian airport operated by a private company, an important milestone for the government's hopes of having investors help fund important projects.
The NFL draft is three weeks away, yet the only thing those within the game are certain of is that everyone is down on this year's draft.
Jason Gay: As with most sports films, the new football movie 'Draft Day' takes some liberties with what life is like in the NFL. But how essential is realism in sports movies?
Evansville junior lefty Kyle Freeland is college baseball's fastest-rising draft prospect as he continues to blow away hitters in nearly every outing.
Jadeveon Clowney is on track to become the top pick in the NFL draft. But the Houston Texans have to hope that Clowney performs better than he did in his final season for South Carolina.
Coaches in New York have an average tenure of just under three years, the lowest among U.S. markets.
For every marathoner, "Boston" makes the heart jump the way the word "Everest" does for mountaineers or "Augusta National" does for golfers. Matthew Futterman on his Boston Marathon experience.
A few NBA playoff teams didn't exactly come rolling into the postseason. Based on history, they may not last very long.
As the NBA playoffs begin on Saturday, will the Miami Heat roll to their third straight championship? Or is this the year the Indiana Pacers, San Antonio Spurs or Oklahoma City Thunder dethrone LeBron James and company?
Miguel Cabrera is forecast to have an 82% chance of reaching 3,000, giving him the best odds of any active player, according to the ZIPS projection system.
Heard on the Pitch: FI's Bernie Ecclestone prepares to put the likes of Nigel Mansell, Nelson Piquet and Martin Brundle on the grid again in historic cars
When the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers meet in the playoffs starting on Thursday, there is reason to believe that things may get ugly—and bloody.
As the notoriously unpredictable NHL playoffs begin on Wednesday, we break down every team's chances.