Retirement was going according to plan for Jack Bennett until Hong Kong's rugby coach called to say he might be required for the biggest game in the territory's history: a World Cup qualifier in Uruguay.
The Cleveland Cavaliers' new hire, David Blatt, has a European basketball pedigree that can benefit LeBron James by spacing the floor.
Jose Abreu has been a revelation in his first season with the Chicago White Sox—but nearly half of his home runs have barely gotten out.
Jason Gay: On Sunday at the Tour de France, a group of elite female riders will participate in a historic race along the Champs-Élysées before the men's race finishes in the late afternoon.
Arsenal last played in the U.S. in 1989, but the English Premier League juggernaut will face off against its former star and his Red Bulls teammates in a friendly on Saturday in New Jersey.
A recent research paper points to a phantom current in the pool that may have skewed the results in 2013.
A drop in participation rates and disinterest among young people, particularly millennials, have sent the retail and sporting ends of the business scrambling for a new strategy.
Last weekend, the NFL gave referees fitness tests to whip them into shape for the coming season, which may be their toughest ever.
Brazil's soccer confederation named former star Carlos Caetano Bledorn Verri, known as Dunga, to be the new coach of the country's national squad, nearly four years after he was fired from the same post.
The poor performance by the cricket's team senior players is a worrying sign that rebuilding could take a long time.
Masahiro Tanaka, Justin Verlander and Jeff Samardzija all increased ticket sales on StubHub by at least 60% in the home games where they were starting.
The Rangers have a deal with forward Derick Brassard, who centered their most effective line last season.
Greg Maddux will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame without a cap dedicating his enshrinement to one specific team. But which team should he represent, based on the statistics?
Norman, who died 10 years ago, isn't too well-known outside golf circles, and his native Canada, but his accuracy—and eccentricity—was legendary.
Ohio State fired the director of its acclaimed marching band after a two-month university investigation into potential hazing practices found the group's culture was sexualized and intimidating.
World Cup winner Joachim Löw will remain the Germany coach through the 2016 European Championship in France.
Jason Gay: Olympic gold medal gymnast Dominique Moceanu is helping CrossFit Games contender Julie Foucher with her handstand push-ups.
Runners are racing to buy shoes in a middle ground between earlier design trends. The new shoes, which aim to reduce injuries, have level, flexible soles—but some cushion for comfort.
Illness, insects and traffic concerns are just three things that Glasgow shares with Delhi, as the Commonwealth Games baton passes from India to Scotland.
What if schools were sorted into conferences based on their football strength?
A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer.
Bird conservationists in Minnesota are objecting to the building plans for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, which they say will lead to unnecessary bird deaths due to the type of glass planned for its outer walls.
This year's Tour de France wasn't the most riveting one ever. Still, the world's greatest cycling race is always worth a watch.
New York City FC, the Major League Soccer expansion team set to begin play in 2015, announced the signing of Chelsea FC legend Frank Lampard on Thursday.
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali is poised to win the Tour de France—which would represent a rare individual triumph for an Italian athlete in recent years.
Testimony ended in a court proceeding to determine whether Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling's estranged wife could sell the basketball team without her husband's signature.
It's a safe bet that no U.S. Olympic champion is undergoing a bigger adjustment from 2012 to 2016 than Kerri Walsh Jennings, the three-time gold medalist in beach volleyball.
A spokeswoman for the PGA of America said more than 400 of its members who were employed as golf instructors at Dick's were notified on Tuesday that they would be laid off.
Vincenzo Nibali's Tour de France victory lap won't be till Sunday, but the way this race has gone, it might as well stretch out over the next five stages.
The interim chief executive of the L.A. Clippers said that embattled owner Donald Sterling's reputation has become so unfavorable that the team could lose its head coach, season ticket holders and corporate sponsors.