Line umpires at a Grand Slam tournament, such as the U.S. Open, are all but invisible most of the time; that is, until they get the call wrong.
Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended the entire NFL season for another violation of the league's substance abuse policy.
Johanna Larsson, who was playing in the second round at the U.S. Open for the first time in her career, knocked out Sloane Stephens in the second round of the U.S.
Declining attendance by students at college football games reflects soaring ticket prices, more lopsided matches and the proliferation of televised games.
India's newest professional sport, kabaddi, is an ancient Indian game that in its newest incarnation is a high-octane mix of tag and Greco-Roman wrestling. It has been drawing sellout crowds and big TV audiences.
A day after touting the heroics of one of its football players, USC is investigating whether the story that made the player a viral sensation actually happened. Plus, the NFL may be getting serious about Los Angeles, and a new low for Manchester United.
Tiger Woods announced that he and swing coach Sean Foley are calling it quits.
The drama leading to the Microsoft ex-chief's first days as the Los Angeles Clippers' owner shows his unusual transformation from tech titan to rookie basketball mogul.
Brian McCann honed his home swing, just as the Yankees are about to embark on their most important road trip of the season. The veteran catcher pinch-hit in the 10th inning on Sunday and tucked a walk-off home run inside Yankee Stadium's right field foul pole for a 7-4 win over the White Sox.
New Zealand's All Blacks retained the Bledisloe Cup for a 12th straight time after beating Australia 51-20 at Eden Park in Auckland.
Athletic director goes straight to the poolhouse after work
Recent directive to umpires puts spotlight back on suspect bowling action.
Southern California said it has suspended defense back Josh Shaw from the team after he admitted that he lied in telling a heroic story about how he suffered injuries over the weekend.
At the U.S. Open, outliers are the norm. Then there's Petra Kvitova, a woman with so much talent that she's an outlier among outliers.
In fantasy football, there is a growing school of thought that running backs are too risky to waste high picks on—just like in real-life football.
Almost eight months after winning college football's national title, Florida State still hasn't met with the president—a time-honored perk of winning a championship.
Playing in just her 27th pro-level match, 20-year-old Danielle Collins took the first set off of Simona Halep, before the No. 2 player in the world rallied to win in three sets.
This year's U.S. Open tennis tournament will pay out a record $38.3 million in prize money. But how much does tennis spread the wealth? A look at the pay gap between No.
Heard on the Pitch: Red Bull driver wins for third time in six races, though race dominated by early collision between teammates Hamilton, Rosberg.
Big European clubs stockpiling established talent at the lonely position in contrast to soccer's long-held wisdom.
Watching Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek win their doubles match at the U.S. Open makes it hard to believe they rarely get to practice together.
New Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer wasted no time in locking up one of his most prized team assets—coach Doc Rivers, who has agreed to a contract with the team through the end of the 2018-19 season.
As the college season begins in earnest on Thursday, the Journal presents its annual assessment of how good—and how shameful—every major-college football team is.
A roundup of anecdotes and observations at the U.S. Open tennis tournament.
Catherine Bellis, a 15-year-old from California, upset No. 12 seed Dominika Cibulkova in the first round of the U.S. Open. Bellis was one of three amateur players in the field.
Venus Williams wins at the U.S. Open, taking one more step forward in what has been a resurgent summer for the two-time Open champion.
Forget the Monsters of the Midway, the Purple People Eaters and the frozen tundra. The NFC North, a famously rough-and-tumble collection of teams, is now all about offense.
When fans arrive at the U.S. Open, they will see the beginnings of a transformation from an aging, often cramped place to watch tennis to a facility that has more open space and a smarter layout.
Starting left guard Geoff Schwartz, who signed a four-year, $16.8 million deal with the team in the off-season, is out after dislocating his big toe in Friday's preseason win over the Jets; and on Sunday, starting right guard Brandon Mosley left practice with a sore back.
South Korea beat Chicago 8-4 in Sunday's Little League World Series championship game giving the Asian-Pacific region champs their third title since back-to-back wins in 1984 and 1985.