A late own goal by Northern Ireland gave Wales a 1-0 victory and ended the team’s run in its first World Cup or European Championship in three decades in heartbreaking fashion.
Continuing a trend of one-and-done talent at the top, the 2016 NBA Draft saw no surprises with the first pick, as the Philadelphia 76ers took LSU freshman Ben Simmons.
The players projected as lottery picks in this year’s NBA Draft had fewer NCAA Tournament wins in their final college seasons than any draft class since 2006.
Marquese Chriss, an expected lottery pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, put up his eye-popping numbers in an unexpected category: fouls.
Head of pro sales for Louisville Slugger visits major and minor-league baseball teams weekly, carrying five to 20 wooden bats.
The National Hockey League will expand to Las Vegas for the 2017-18 season after awarding its 31st franchise to businessman Bill Foley, league commissioner Gary Bettman said Wednesday.
With key players suspended, Jurgen Klinsmann’s side faces a daunting Copa America semifinal against a free-scoring Argentina team led by Lionel Messi.
The U.S. men’s soccer team met their match, and then some, in the Copa America Centenario semifinal, losing to top-ranked Argentina, 4-0.
The Cubs’ 2.32 starting pitching ERA entering Sunday’s action is the lowest since the live-ball era began in 1920, according to Stats LLC.
Russian officials railed against last week’s decision to bar its track and field team from this summer’s Olympic Games, bracing the public for a final decision by the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday on the issue of widespread doping.
To get the best out of a collection of old and uninspiring players, Italy coach Antonio Conte devised a complex set of tactics built around Italian soccer’s longtime strength: defense.
The World Anti-Doping Agency said it has suspended the accreditation of the laboratory in Rio de Janeiro, just weeks ahead of the Summer Olympics that are set to begin there.
A 25-year-old baseball program called Harlem RBI has been the catalyst for a staggering revival, that has led to an innovative education program and charter school.
Bowman once cracked the swimmer’s goggles before a race to see how he would cope. At the 2008 Olympics, he won gold with leaky goggles. Matthew Rees reviews “The Golden Rules” by Bob Bowman.
Following Sweden’s disappointing tournament, Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirmed Euro 2016 would be the last time he played for Sweden.
Rory McIlroy becomes the latest elite golfer to pull out of the Rio Games; Jason Day remains undecided
The SEC says a money manager targeted numerous pro athletes in a scheme, funneling millions into a struggling online-ticket business.
Since 2001, American women have won 87 world and Olympic medals under Karolyi. But after Rio, she will retire.
Puma said a batch of defective material caused the jerseys for several Swiss national players to be torn in the 0-0 draw with France in Euro 2016.
By using James less, the Cavaliers put their star in a position to thrive when they needed him most.
The sportswear maker said it wanted to eliminate the distraction of the lawsuit on the eve of the Olympic Trials, where Mr. Berian is a favorite to earn a berth on the U.S.
As the seemingly unbeatable world’s No. 1 player continues his march toward a Grand Slam, here’s how he could actually lose.
A dreary group stage at the 2016 European Championship has conspired to produce an enthralling bracket for the tournament’s later rounds.
The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday formally supported a ban for the Russian track team, while also backing a path to competition for individual athletes who may be implicated unfairly in a widening doping crisis in international sports.
When Quebec lost its bid for a new National Hockey League franchise Wednesday, fans were quick to finger a longtime nemesis of Canadian sports teams: their country’s often weak currency.
The Warriors become just the latest team to make history—and then fail in the end.
A federal judge has put a hold on the assets of an investment adviser and two sport-ticket site executives charged with siphoning money from clients, including professional athletes.
Having summited Mount Everest six times, Adrian Ballinger decided to turn back on his first no-oxygen attempt last month; he left home after only two weeks’ recovery to climb Mount Kilimanjaro
From a cameo appearance in Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” to defending her titles and competing at the Rio Olympics, Serena Williams is working hard as ever to stay on top.
With their record-breaking season on the line in Game 7 of the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors—the best shooting team in NBA history—missed the shots they usually make.