There are theories but no consensus about why stars such as Tiger Woods don’t always deliver come Ryder Cup time, while some lesser names thrive.
Comcast said that it agreed to buy out the remaining 24% stake of the joint venture that owns the Philadelphia Flyers hockey team and the arena in which it plays.
Videogamers won’t be re-creating the summer heroics of the Iceland soccer team any time soon. When Electronic Arts came calling to include the side in its popular “FIFA” franchise, the Norsemen couldn’t be bought—at least not on the cheap.
After inheriting a program in shambles, Butch Jones asked the fans of a proud SEC blue-blood to do the unthinkable: be patient
Rome’s mayor announces she won’t support a bid for the 2024 games, likely adding the city to a long list of potential hosts that have lost interest.
Michigan State and Wisconsin isn’t an annual rivalry, but it’s usually a great matchup
Yankees rookie catcher Gary Sanchez has played in all of 41 games this season—a small sample size by Rookie of the Year standards. But his hitting has been so strong that it may not matter to voters.
On Monday, about 70 members of the media, a news helicopter, and close to 600 fans swarmed the back fields of the Mets’ sleepy spring-training facility to witness Tim Tebow’s first workout as a Mets farmhand.
Completing a three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins with a 3-2 victory at Citi Field, the Mets look like a squad with enough firepower to earn a spot in the dance even without Jacob deGrom.
Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey hasn’t merely dominated the USC Trojans. He’s dominated them like few college football players have ever dominated an opponent.
A collision between America’s Most Important Topic and a presidential debate provokes conflicts and questions, writes Jason Gay.
Knicks president Phil Jackson declined to delve too deeply into Derrick Rose’s pending civil trial for an alleged gang rape, saying he didn’t expect Rose to miss training camp or games as a result of the lawsuit.
In the wild-card era, the teams that have dominated their league like Chicago have almost always flopped in the playoffs.
PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem said Tuesday that he expects golf to remain in the Olympics beyond the 2020 Games in Tokyo. But it may take a different form than the 72-hole, stroke play used to award medals in the men’s and women’s tournaments in Brazil.
Lonnie Shelton, of Pampa, Texas, fell hard for the Lincoln Continental given to the famed baseballer by Ford Motor Co.
The nation’s angriest sports fans embrace a most unlikely savior on the Eagles—at least for now.
The star Vikings running back could require surgery but he hasn’t been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Panthers
Rafael Nadal, runner Mo Farah, and cyclist Bradley Wiggins named in latest documents to expose pharmaceutical habits of some of the biggest names in sports.
A successful Twitter NFL experiment foreshadows major changes in the way we consume sports.
The trade of pitcher Drew Pomeranz to Boston from San Diego produced a troubling aftermath Thursday as Padres general manager A.J. Preller was suspended 30 days without pay by the league for failing to disclose medical information.
Arnold Palmer, “The King” of golf, died Sunday at the age of 87.
Half a century after the Jets and Chiefs emerged as twin threats to football’s established order, they remain twins of a lesser sort. As they meet for the 36th time on Sunday, their head-to-head record stands at 17-17-1.
The unique versatility of the $130 million Manchester United import can befuddle defenses, but so far, it is just befuddling Manchester United.
Ugly beginnings lead to September anxiety in some expected (and a few unexpected) football towns.
The Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back is producing at an age when NFL running backs are typically sipping piña coladas and playing golf
Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad died after an bike accident during a road race in during the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, the International Paralympic Committee said.
Seattle was fined and forced to give up a fifth round draft pick for allowing contact in June practice
The best bets for this week’s NFL games, based on a mathematical model, include the Kansas City Chiefs on the road at the Houston Texans.
After financial woes and initial weak interest in tickets, the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro attracted more than two million fans, making it the second-most attended Paralympic Games behind London in 2012.
Former Olympic champion Valeri Liukin has been chosen to succeed Martha Karolyi as national team coordinator for the U.S. women’s gymnastics team.