After taking divergent paths, Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza arrived in the same place on Sunday: the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Seattle Mariners rookie Edwin Diaz has been dominant out of the bullpen, striking out 44 batters in 21.2 innings this year, earning comparisons to five-time All-Star Craig Kimbrel.
The International Olympic Committee cleared the way for scores of Russian athletes to be banned from the Rio Games but stopped short of forcing the country’s entire delegation to stay home.
Britain’s Chris Froome, aided by his dominant Team Sky lieutenants, is set for his third Tour de France victory and the team’s fourth since 2012.
The longtime Premier League manager, who has made reclamation projects his area of expertise, gets the biggest project of all.
Late nights at the pool mean Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky and co. will struggle for shut-eye, and their coaches are taking measures: blackout curtains, eye masks, no iPads in bed
In spite of rising security concerns, Rio 2016 Olympics organizers said late Thursday that they managed to sell 100,000 tickets for the upcoming games in less than five hours.
Twitter has scored a live-streaming deal with the National Basketball Association that will for the first time broadcast original programming created exclusively for the social media company.
Ex-St. Louis Cardinals scouting director Chris Correa was handed a 46-month prison sentence and ordered to pay $279,038 for hacking into the Houston Astros’ personnel database.
Atlanta Braves shortstop Erick Aybar is on pace to record one of the worst offensive seasons by any position player in Major League Baseball in over a generation.
The Yankees settled on a suitor for closer Aroldis Chapman on Monday, shipping the flamethrowing closer to the Chicago Cubs for a package of four players including heralded 19-year-old shortstop Gleyber Torres.
There will be two American men’s basketball coaches at the Rio Olympics next month. One is Mike Krzyzewski. The other is a former college soccer player from Vermont named Will Voigt.
The divide between cycling’s haves and have-nots is leading some to ask whether pro cycling needs a budget or a salary cap, as the NFL, NBA or even Formula 1 have done.
Mike Trout is having an excellent season and his Los Angeles Angels have been on a hot streak as of late, but the team is still headed for a losing record, a rarity for clubs with such a prodigious young hitter.
Regardless of whether Russian athletes deserve to be punished, the games will be less entertaining and less fulfilling if they are not in Rio.
A consortium including Chinese investors is close to a deal for Italian soccer club AC Milan.
Feel free to dive in the surf but avoid leather footballs and the guy with the metal detector.
Expanded TV coverage and declining age of the peloton is forcing riders in the Tour de France to abandon the race’s long-held gentlemanly agreements.
After winning the U.S.’s first Olympic gold medal in Judo four years ago, little-known Kayla Harrison started training to win its second.
Sprinter Carlin Isles, fast enough to qualify for the Olympic trials in track and field, is heading to Rio to compete in rugby’s return to the Games after 92 years.
Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler died in a single-car accident on Saturday night in Wisconsin, where they were working as instructors at a football camp.
A campaign to defend the image of soccer star Lionel Messi after his conviction for tax fraud is backfiring, a sign that Spaniards are fed up with attempts to whitewash financial crimes.
On Sunday, Chris Froome’s eight Team Sky lieutenants delivered him to Paris for his third victory in four years and Sky’s fourth since 2012.
An appeals court opened the door for a ban of the entire Russian team from next month’s Olympics with a ruling that athletes can be punished collectively for doping violations committed by officials and coaches.
Dennis Green—a trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s—has died. He was 67.
The World Anti-Doping Agency said Wednesday that it had lifted the suspension of the Rio lab that will be the center of drug testing for Olympic athletes at next months’s Summer Games.
The National Basketball Association said Thursday it is pulling its next All-Star Game from Charlotte, N.C., because of a state law that said transgender people must use bathrooms associated with their birth gender.
Ichiro Suzuki is on the verge of 3,000 hits in Major League Baseball despite playing nine seasons in Japan—but he doesn’t view those years as lost time.
A doping drama has gripped the sporting world, weeks ahead of the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. And in Russia, one man is playing the role of chief villain.
Baseball is the one business—outside of perhaps politics—that considers it good marketing to tell you its product is inferior to what it once was. Will Leitch reviews “The Baseball Whisperer: A Small-Town Coach Who Shaped Big League Dreams” by Michael Tackett.