In their quest to win a fantasy-baseball championship, the high-stakes players are largely ignoring the team that just won the real one: the San Francisco Giants.
Heard on the Pitch: Tottenham striking sensation Harry Kane will get a start for England in Italy soccer friendly.
Australia won the Cricket World Cup with an emphatic victory over New Zealand, ensuring a fitting send-off for captain Michael Clarke.
The NFL is partnering with two investment firms on a venture to build up the league’s premium hospitality business. The goal is to expand the package of perks called NFL On Location and eventually sell them for other types of events.
Kevin Durant, the NBA’s reigning MVP, will miss the rest of the season because of persistent problems with his right foot. Plus, a look ahead to Sunday’s Cricket World Cup final.
The University of Texas has fired men’s basketball coach Rick Barnes after 17 seasons, people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.
It was actually happening. The unbeatable Kentucky team was about to be beat by Notre Dame. But then Kentucky survived, saved its season and rescued its search for perfection.
Notre Dame defeated Wichita State, 81-70, in the Sweet 16 on Thursday to reach the Elite Eight for the first time since 1979.
Madison Square Garden took another step in its spinoff efforts with a plan that would create two publicly traded companies using a different structure than the one it mentioned in October.
The Wildcats blew out West Virginia 78-39 in the Sweet 16. Now, the task of trying to topple the team’s perfect run falls to Notre Dame.
Boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao don’t square off until May 2, but the media companies behind the highly anticipated welterweight title bout are already coming to blows over how to split up the money.
Kentucky’s walk-ons may have played with more NBA players than anyone in the history of college basketball.
There may be no tradition more closely associated with Duke basketball than players slapping the floor on defense. It has evolved from a novelty in the 1980s by a single player to this year’s group synchronized gesture.
Duke secured its 16th Final Four appearance by beating Gonzaga, 66-52, on Sunday at NRG Stadium and will face Michigan State in the semifinals Saturday in Indianapolis.
The Bulldogs have a chance to advance to the Final Four on Sunday, after beating UCLA, 74-62 to reach the Elite Eight for the first time since 1999—where they will have to beat Duke to make history.
The struggling Knicks set another record for futility on Saturday night, when they were blown out by the Chicago Bulls, 111-80, marking New York’s 60th loss of the season--the most in Knicks’ franchise history.
The late North Carolina basketball coach had a $200 check sent to each of his former lettermen. Plus, the NCAA expresses concern over Indiana’s new religious-objections law.
For some of the city’s aspiring wrestlers, pay is about $20 a gig and shows are staged in a Staten Island church gym.
Harry Kane scored 80 seconds into his England debut, providing another astonishing moment in his breakthrough season in a 4-0 victory over Lithuania in European Championship qualifying.
No. 1 Kentucky looks destined to complete a perfect season. But Notre Dame, the Wildcats’ opponent Saturday in the Elite Eight, toppled an even greater juggernaut in UCLA in 1974.
StubHub has filed a lawsuit against Ticketmaster and the front office of the National Basketball Association’s Golden State Warriors, alleging that the two collaborated to cancel fans’ tickets when they used StubHub to resell them.
When Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao step into the ring on May 2, they will fight at the welterweight-class limit of 147 pounds—an odd, seemingly random number that has long held a special mystique.
When Ichiro Suzuki arrived at Miami Marlins training camp last month, he was the only player on the roster born in the 1970s. But the 41-year-old former Yankee is very much intent on extending his Hall of Fame career.
Jason Gay: College basketball has itself a fascinating Final Four in Duke, Kentucky, Michigan State and Wisconsin, but one question still hovers over everything.
Michael Bamberger’s new book ‘Men in Green’ explores the 1950s-1980s in pro golf through candid interviews with 18 ‘legends,’ from Arnold Palmer to Raymond Floyd’s caddie.
It’s getting tough to tell just who Wisconsin’s dominant big man is. Seven-footer Frank Kaminsky has been everyone’s pick for player of the year, but it was his fellow forward Sam Dekker who had a big second half in No.
Lon Kruger is college basketball’s master builder. The Oklahoma Sooners are the fourth different program he has led to the Sweet 16.
Despite plenty of high points in Steve Lavin’s five years at St. John’s, his five seniors this season left the program having never beaten Villanova nor notched a single Big East tournament victory.
One of Sunday’s finalists in the Cricket World Cup—Australia—will be on familiar territory. The other, New Zealand, will be breaking new ground.
Steven Smith, the 25-year-old wonder kid of Australian cricket, scored an effortless century to help knock defending champion India out of the Cricket World Cup and into the finals against New Zealand.