World number one Dustin Johnson rolled and Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth stumbled, while Jason Day left to be with his ailing mother in Wednesday’s opening day of the WGC-Dell Match Play in Austin, Texas.
USA Hockey said on Wednesday it had put preparations for the upcoming world championships on hold amid a wage dispute with the U.S. women’s team who have threatened to boycott the event.
Reigning Commonwealth Games 400 meters hurdles champion Kaliese Spencer denied on Wednesday that she “refused or evaded a drug test” and plans to legally challenge the assertion by the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission.
Germany’s Lukas Podolski capped his international swansong with a sensational goal to give the world champions a 1-0 victory over England in a friendly on Wednesday.
Scotland were held to a 1-1 home draw against Canada in a friendly on Wednesday as Gordon Strachan’s struggling side warmed up for this weekend’s World Cup qualifier against Slovenia with another frustrating display.
Britain’s Kell Brook will defend his IBF welterweight world title against mandatory American challenger Errol Spence Jr. at Sheffield United’s Bramall Lane ground on May 27.
British Cycling’s incoming performance director promised rapid action in areas including leadership and governance on Wednesday, but said the body did not require wholesale change.
The paper trail for an $800 million bid by little-known Chinese investors for AC Milan, the seven-time European soccer champions, leads via Luxembourg, Hong Kong and a network of shell companies to the deserted 11th floor of the World Trade Centre in Changxing, two hours west of Shanghai.
Beefier cars and bulked-up drivers will hit Albert Park circuit on Sunday for Formula One’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix where many fans will be hoping at least one team can strike an early blow against dominant Mercedes.
Alejandro Valverde bounced back from the disappointment of losing the overall lead in the Tour of Catalonia overnight by winning the third stage at the top of La Molina on Wednesday.
Superintendent Eddie Tyler and the Baldwin County Board of Education cordially invite you to the 2017 Baldwin County Public Schools Special Olympics Friday, March 24, at W.C. Majors Field in Fairhope. Hundreds of our outstanding special needs students will have fun competing.
The United States tagged on an eighth-inning run to edge out Japan 2-1 at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday to advance to the World Baseball Classic (WBC) final for a first time.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said on Tuesday that with negotiations on Olympic participation at a standstill people should assume the league will not be sending its players to the 2018 Pyeongchang Games.
World number one Dustin Johnson has the hottest hand in golf and will need to keep that form heading into Wednesday’s WGC-Dell Match Play tournament after being grouped with a trio of major champions.
Nick Bonino scored with 5:29 remaining to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.
Brook Lopez capped a 29-point showing with a buzzer-beating jumper to give the Brooklyn Nets a dramatic 98-96 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.
Chris Sale fanned 10 batters in six innings, improving to 2-0 this spring as the Boston Red Sox defeated the New York Yankees 4-2 on Tuesday in Tampa, Fla.
Commonwealth Games 400 meters hurdles champion Kaliese Spencer and world championship relay medalist Riker Hylton have been charged with breaching anti-doping rules, Jamaican athletics officials confirmed on Tuesday.
If the New York Knicks are the NBA’s stormiest soap opera, then Latvian talent Kristaps Porzingis is the central love interest, a lone symbol of better days ahead for the franchise.
Jose Rojas was stripped of the lead in the Tour of Catalonia on Tuesday after he was penalized for giving an illegal push to his Movistar team mates during their winning team time trial ride.
The Players’ Tribune, a website designed to allow athletes to express themselves, is thinking ‘international’ and hoping to become an outlet for English Premier League players and other footballers in Europe.
In a 50-minute question-and-answer podcast, George McPhee was asked about his strategy for the NHL Expansion Draft on June 21, how close he is to hiring a coach, what he has learned from the team’s mock expansion draft exercises and what are his expectations for the Knights in their inaugural season.
This past weekend may have left some folks scratching their heads a bit for a Derby prospect after the running of the Grade 2 Rebel Stakes, a two-turn 1 1/16 miles event on dirt at Oaklawn Park as the “Road to the Kentucky Derby “continues in week eight of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll, which results were released today.
Coming into this year’s compelling renewal of the $10-million G1 Dubai World Cup, it is difficult to look past the overpowering presence of heavy favorite Arrogate (Unbridled’s Song).
A full field of 12 3-year-olds seeking a spot in the Kentucky Derby is expected Saturday at Turfway Park in Florence, Ky., where the Grade 3, $500,000 Spiral Stakes will be run for the 46th time.
The Paris Olympic bid chief said on Tuesday he was not against the awarding of the 2024 and 2028 Olympics in the same session later this year, but ruled the French capital out of the latter Games.
A few years back, Pedro Lopez noticed a potential conflict looming on the horizon, prompting him to approach pitching coach Frank Viola.
Puerto Rico made it to their second straight World Baseball Classic final on Monday with a 4-3 extra-innings win over the Netherlands at Dodger Stadium.
Tiger Woods has been largely absent from the golf circuit for nearly two years due to nagging back problems but the 14-times major champion can still draw a crowd.
Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has agreed a deal to join Major League Soccer club Chicago Fire, the Premier League club confirmed on Tuesday.
The U.S. women’s ice hockey team threatening to boycott the world championships over a wage dispute held productive talks with USA Hockey on Monday and will continue discussions this week in the hope of reaching a deal.
Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy has said he was subjected to death threats and his wife targeted by aggressive motorists after allegations that he contributed to the sacking of manager Claudio Ranieri.
Japan captain Makoto Hasebe has withdrawn from the squad for this week’s World Cup qualifier against the United Arab Emirates, averting a potential standoff with his German club Eintracht Frankfurt over a knee problem.
America’s Best Racing will host its fourth annual pre-Preakness Party, sponsored by Sagamore Racing, May 17 at the Mt. Washington Tavern in Baltimore.
Our hearts are going out to the family of 10-year-old Piper Faust, who tragically lost her life at the Caldwell Rodeo on Saturday (March 18).
Ryan Ellis scored two goals and Pekka Rinne stopped 25 shots Monday night as the Nashville Predators warmed up after a sluggish first period for a 3-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes in Bridgestone Arena.
The Delta Downs stewards, in conjunction with the Louisiana State Police, recently concluded an investigation into the case of two horses from the barn of Eduardo Ramirez who were found to have raced in each other’s name at Delta in December and January.
James Harden converted a coast-to-coast layup with 2.4 seconds remaining to cap a wild fourth quarter and give the Houston Rockets a 125-124 win over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night at Toyota Center.
Nine races and 13 countries represented, Dubai World Cup the real ‘Olympics of horse racing’
Josh Donaldson went 0-for-2 in his spring training debut Monday as the Toronto Blue Jays dropped an 8-2 decision to the Minnesota Twins in Dunedin, Fla. Donaldson returned from a calf injury and reached base twice with a walk and a fielding error by Minnesota second baseman Benji Gonzalez. Justin Smoak belted a pinch-hit home run for Toronto, while Byung-ho Park and Miguel Sano homered for Minnesota.
Two-times reigning Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are headed to China for two preseason games against the Minnesota Timberwolves in October, the NBA said on Monday.
Argentina’s players, who have been arriving in Buenos Aires for World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Bolivia, are sticking to a decision dating back to November not to talk to the media.
Tiger Woods has not given up hope of competing in next month’s U.S. Masters and is trying everything he can to overcome back problems, the former world number one said on Monday.
Manchester City were charged with misconduct by the FA on Monday for the way their players reacted to a 50th minute penalty that saw Liverpool take the lead in Sunday’s 1-1 Premier League draw at the Etihad stadium.
Drug use in amateur sport in Britain is ‘fast becoming a crisis’, UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) said on Monday in response to a BBC poll that revealed widespread use of performance enhancing substances at grassroot levels.
The track appears poised to ax more seats that were largely empty at the Kobalt 400, and TV ratings for the March 12 NASCAR race were down 17 percent.
Formula One’s new rules are “just what the doctor ordered”, even if rival teams have become more competitive, according to Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff.
A rejuvenated Roger Federer beat fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka 6-4 7-5 in the BNP Paribas Open final on Sunday to earn a record-tying fifth Indian Wells title and the distinction of being the tournament’s oldest winner.
Giving back to their communities has always been a challenge for pro athletes who get rich quick, because they tend to lose the money even more quickly. But even those who manage to build a substantial amount of wealth have a hard time using it charitably in a way that truly has a long-term impact.
Elena Vesnina survived a battle of attrition and nerves to beat fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-7(6) 7-5 6-4 in the BNP Paribas Open final on Sunday and secure the biggest title of her career.
Australian Marc Leishman sank a monster eagle putt at the par-five 16th and stormed to a one-stroke victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Florida on Sunday.