Supporters of the defunct Quebec Nordiques travel to faraway games in a bid to persuade hockey barons they’re worthy of a new team; Expos and Grizzlies fans can relate.
An Indianapolis 500 driver, and son of a racing legend, reflects on his first automotive challenge.
A new WSJ study finds 48.8% of NBA players are related to an elite athlete—that number is 17.5% for the NFL and 14.5% for MLB.
It’s increasingly a rule that the age of 27 is when basketball players are ready to win titles on teams built around them
Exaggerator’s win at the Preakness Stakes over favorite and Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist ensured there won’t be a Triple Crown this year, but the horses could extend their rivalry well into the racing season.
When Maury Wills, the Dodgers’ black shortstop, began dating Doris Day, the team told him to back off. John Schulian reviews “The Last Innocents: The Collision of the Turbulent Sixties and the Los Angeles Dodgers” by Michael Leahy.
Muirfield, which is home to the oldest verifiable golf club in the world, was removed from the rotation of courses that host the British Open on Thursday following a vote against allowing female members.
Club wins Europa League for a third-straight year, beating Liverpool 3-1.
Russia’s prosecutor general is looking into doping allegations against the country’s athletes in three Olympic Games.
At 29, Rafael Nadal, the best clay-court player in history, has worked to adjust his game, grappling with the anxieties of aging. This French Open could be a make-or-break moment.
Former U.S. solicitor general Ted Olson has called for the Second Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn Tom Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ suspension.
Rafael Nadal, winner of a record nine French Open titles, set a more modest record on Tuesday: He won a match in Paris faster than ever.
Rookie cornerback Eli Apple and free-agent defensive tackle Damon Harrison were among the new faces on hand, as the Giants opened their off-season organized team activities on Monday.
Scott Volkers, accused of sexually abusing young swimmers in Australia, now runs an elite aquatics program in Brazil.
After four losses to the Kentucky Derby winner, Exaggerator finally succeeded, taking advantage of a fast pace and sloppy track to splash his way to a 3 ½-length win.
Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist heads a field of 11 in the Preakness. Predicteform provides an analysis of the race.
Unlike pretty much every other player on the planet, Williams can show up to a tournament rusty and still manage to win
Stephen Curry, the NBA’s Most Valuable Player, scored 15 consecutive points in less than two remarkable minutes on the way to a 118-91 Golden State rout of Oklahoma City that tied the Western Conference finals at 1-1.
How does running—a sport that requires little more than a pair of sneakers—inspire so many new books every year?
Chelsea FC and Nike are in advanced talks to sign an outfitting rights deal valued at $75 million a year for the English Premier League club.
United took the long-expected step of firing their Dutch manager on Monday, as speculation continued over the appointment of Jose Mourinho as his successor.
The NFL announced at its annual spring meeting on Tuesday that Atlanta will host Super Bowl LIII. Miami will host Super Bowl LIV and Super Bowl LV in 2021 will be held in Los Angeles.
No team in North American sports has qualified for the postseason more frequently without winning a championship than the St. Louis Blues.
Left-handed hitters have mustered only one hit out of the 58 times Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard has thrown his punishing slider this year.
Jason Gay talks to legendary Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully, as he approaches the end of a career that spanned nearly seven decades.
The 17-time major winner withdrew from Paris on Thursday so he can recover from a back injury.
FC Barcelona fans will be able to wave their region’s pro-independence banner at Sunday’s Copa del Rey final after all, following a court ruling Friday striking down a controversial ban on the flag.
Recon Group, a holding company owned by businessman Tony Jiantong Xia, has bought newly relegated Birmingham soccer club Aston Villa for $109 million.
Prosecutors charged the former chairman of Dean Foods, Thomas Davis, with leaking inside information to professional gambler Billy Walters, who allegedly tipped golfer Phil Mickelson. The SEC sued Mickelson for more than $1 million over his alleged trades on the information.
Exaggerator has lost to the Kentucky Derby winner four times, but there’s some reason to believe the Preakness does not become number five.