Coach Stuart Lancaster and his staff will lead England into 2020 after signing six-year contract extensions on Wednesday.
American soccer star Abby Wambach and a group of elite international players filed a lawsuit in Canada on Wednesday challenging plans to play the 2015 Women's World Cup on artificial turf.
Jason Gay: Cyclists have long shaved because it's a rite of passage. But in recent months, the cycling and multisport worlds have been buzzing with the news that leg shaving might have a significant, previously undocumented performance benefit.
Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane once focused on undervalued statistics like on-base percentage to find hidden gems. Now, productive big leaguers and cheap, young talent are the undervalued keys to making the postseason.
Seventy-five years ago this week, Fordham met tiny Waynesburg College on Randall's Island in the first televised football game.
Olympic swimming star Michael Phelps was charged early Tuesday morning with driving under the influence, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.
Breaking down the MLB playoffs and a fun fact on what sets the Orioles apart.
Pay-TV distributors are hoping the fiasco over the Dodgers cable channel—which generally wasn't picked up—will be a turning point in a wider debate over sports programming costs.
Second-seeded Andy Murray rallied from a set down to win the Shenzhen Open in China.
Europe's recent dominance in golf's Ryder Cup reached a logical conclusion on Sunday, as the team defeated the U.S. for the eighth time in the past 10 tournaments.
Oslo ended its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics because Norway's government refused to provide the necessary financial backing for the Games.
Major League Baseball will test several new rules this fall to speed up the pace of play with an eye toward making changes for 2015.
No hands are allowed in a German game dubbed 'Headis,' in which competitors play a version of table tennis with their heads.
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend then himself
Scoring continued to dip in Major League Baseball this season. One potential reason: umpiring.
The Kansas City Chiefs, who stunningly crushed the New England Patriots on Monday, have been fixating on a physical attribute that has long been more associated with basketball: long arms.
A round-up of the best writing from the weekend on the embattled Wolverines' coach and Derek Jeter's Fenway farewell
Kevin Helliker, a Kansas City native forever partial to the team that fielded George Brett, Frank White and Dennis Leonard, explains his misgivings about this year's Royals squad.
Down & Distance: With September nearly over, 17 undefeated teams remain in major college football. And of those, some are more legitimate than others.
Jordan Zimmermann pitched the first no-hitter for the Washington Nationals, the gem preserved when Steven Souza Jr. made a diving catch in left field for the final out in a victory over the Marlins.
The Kansas City Royals staged an epic comeback in the American League wild-card game, beating the Oakland A's, 9-8, in 12 innings to reach the Division Series.
A new study measuring the performance of companies with and without fit chief executives merits skepticism.
In four years, Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon has become possibly the most polarizing athletic director of a major university.
Cricket: Australia looks to regain top Test ranking as it prepares for face-off with Pakistan
The Federal Communications Commission voted to scrap the agency's 40-year-old ban on cable and satellite providers airing football games blacked out on local stations due to low attendance.
The president of the University of Michigan expressed his 'extreme disappointment' on Tuesday about the events surrounding the handling of quarterback Shane Morris's head injury on Saturday.
Coming off two ankle surgeries and a disappointing postseason performance, Nets' point guard Deron Williams addressed his role and reputation as a coach-killer.
With the New York Yankees missing the playoffs again, which team should you root against this October? The Wall Street Journal's second-annual Hateability Index will help you decide.
Soccer: Koemans connection has electrifying effect on the latest Premier League import from Holland.
If the U.S. is ever going to reclaim the Ryder Cup, the Americans will need to make major changes in their approach to the competition.