In the searing summer heat of Dubai, some of the world’s top racehorses are being swathed in freezing nitrogen mist to boost their performance.
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World number ones and title holders Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka have been named the top seeds for the U.S. Open which starts on Monday in New York.
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield told reporters Wednesday that he reached out to Daniel Jones about his recently published comments regarding the New York Giants rookie.
The New England Revolution signed goalkeeper Matt Turner to a multi-year contract extension Wednesday. Terms were not disclosed.
When you think of college football rivalries in Florida, Florida vs. Florida State and Florida State vs. Miami are the ones that come to mind.
A forward for the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” U.S. Olympic ice hockey team faces four felony assault charges after allegedly attacking his Minnesota neighbor with a metal pole.
Washington Nationals reliever Hunter Strickland isn’t expected to miss any playing time after breaking his nose while lifting weights.
Rollersoccer World Cup kicked off in Brussels on Monday as nine teams from the United States and Europe compete for the honors during the five-day biennial event.
Former No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Mario Williams was arrested in Texas on a trespassing charge.
Big-serving left-hander Goran Ivanisevic, a former Wimbledon champion who won two Olympic bronze medals, headlined the list of four candidates up for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross stepped down from the NFL’s committee on social justice at the behest of players, according to former Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long.
Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber was diagnosed with an oblique strain after leaving a rehab start Sunday during the first inning.
Justin Thomas will begin the Tour Championship with a two-shot advantage on Thursday, and sportsbooks like his odds of converting that lead into his second FedEx Cup title on Sunday.
The All India Tennis Association (AITA) is hopeful its security concerns for next month’s tie against hosts Pakistan will be addressed after the game’s global governing body referred the matter to its Davis Cup committee.
American wildcard Bernarda Pera upset Czech third seed Barbora Strycova 3-6 6-2 6-1 to advance to the quarter-finals of the Bronx Open on Tuesday.
Lowrie begins rehab assignment, goes 1 for 4
Russian race walker Sergey Bakulin has been suspended for eight years for an anti-doping violation, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Wednesday.
Top seeds Benoit Paire and Denis Shapovalov cruised into the third round of the Winston-Salem Open with straight set wins on the North Carolina hardcourt on Tuesday.
Clemson sophomore quarterback Trevor Lawrence, a Heisman Trophy favorite entering the 2019 season, headlines The Associated Press preseason All-America team, which was released Tuesday.
Andrew Luck’s return to practice won’t happen this week, Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich told reporters Tuesday.
Dakota Hudson held the visiting Milwaukee Brewers hitless for 6 2/3 innings Monday night, propelling the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-0 victory.
DeMarcus Cousins likely will miss the 2019-20 season with a torn ACL, leaving the Lakers with a big hole to fill alongside Anthony Davis and LeBron James.
Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. told Sports Illustrated the New York Giants had better trade offers but chose to trade him to Cleveland “to die.”
Britain dropped out of the silver medal position at the Dressage European Championships in Rotterdam on Tuesday after Charlotte Dujardin’s score was excluded because blood was found on her horse.
Canada’s 11-times canoe world champion Laurence Vincent Lapointe maintained she is not a drug cheat on Tuesday but conceded there will be people who will never believe her.
A case in which China’s multiple world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang is accused of anti-doping violations will be held in public in a break from usual procedure, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said in a statement on Tuesday.
That was Jimmy Garoppolo’s return for the San Francisco 49ers in Monday’s preseason game against the Denver Broncos, his comeback from a torn ACL.
Baker Mayfield offered his usual no-holds barred opinion when discussing the Giants drafting Daniel Jones, telling GQ he “can’t believe” New York selected the Duke quarterback sixth overall in April.
Tao Geoghegan Hart and Wout Poels will be co-leaders for Team Ineos at the Vuelta a Espana which starts on Saturday, with Tour de France winner Egan Bernal and Geraint Thomas sitting the three-week race out, the team announced on Tuesday.
Raheem Mostert and Jeff Wilson Jr. ran for third-quarter touchdowns, and the San Francisco 49ers posted a 24-15 win over the host Denver Broncos on Monday in preseason action.
Searing heat and water quality issues have dogged Tokyo 2020 organizers in recent weeks but delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they are confident their hosts will find solutions ahead of next year’s Summer Olympics.
Lee Duck-hee became the first deaf player to win an ATP Tour main draw match on Monday when the South Korean defeated Henri Laaksonen 7-6(4) 6-1 in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open.
American Sloane Stephens has parted ways with her coach Sven Groeneveld less than a week before the U.S. Open gets underway, the former champion has said.
Czech Republic’s 10th seed Karolina Muchova beat Slovakia’s Viktoria Kuzmova 7-5 6-2 to move into the second round of the Bronx Open while fourth seed Zhang Shuai was knocked out in straight sets on Monday.
Former world number one Serena Williams will begin her 2020 season with a return to the Auckland Open in January, her first appearance at the tournament since she was ousted in the second round in 2017.
Rising American teenager Amanda Anisimova has withdrawn from the U.S. Open following the death of her father and longtime coach Konstantin Anisimova, ESPN reported on Monday.
Defending champion Clemson is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 for the first time.
Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown showed up to work Monday as his search for a suitable helmet continues.
Oklahoma Sooners coach Lincoln Riley went with experience in choosing Jalen Hurts as his starting quarterback on Monday, and the Alabama transfer will lead a team heavily favored to win the Big 12.
Jalen Hurts was named the starting quarterback for the Oklahoma Sooners on Monday.
Ryan Fitzpatrick gets the start for the Miami Dolphins (-1.5) this week, but head coach Brian Flores claims that decision is not an indication of his plans for Week 1 of the regular season.
The fan who landed a contract with the Oakland Athletics after throwing a 96-mph fastball struck out the side in his first professional inning.
U.S. Presidents Cup captain Tiger Woods said on Monday he may select himself to play for the team in December but he would need to see how sharp his game is before making the call.
Agent Drew Rosenhaus said wide receiver Antonio Brown will rejoin the Oakland Raiders soon.
Stephen Curry is known for his threes. At Howard University, he’s all about “fores.”
British cyclist Neil Campbell has hit a speed record of more than 174mph to become the fastest man on bike with his pulsating ride at Elvington Airfield in North Yorkshire.
Russell Wilson threw for 82 yards in his preseason debut, but the Minnesota Vikings used strong performances from their backup quarterbacks to beat the Seattle Seahawks 25-19 on Sunday in Minneapolis.
Taysom Hill totaled 188 yards from scrimmage and threw for two touchdowns as the New Orleans Saints(-7) relied past the Los Angeles Chargers 19-17 in Carson, Calif. on Sunday afternoon.
The Washington Nationals capped off a productive week on offense by slugging a franchise-record-tying eight home runs in a 16-8 rout of the visiting Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday afternoon.
American Bernarda Pera and France’s Alize Cornet advanced to the second round with straight sets victories at the rain-hit Bronx Open in New York on Sunday.
Tomas Berdych earned his first ATP win in six months with a 6-1 3-6 6-3 first round victory over Andreas Seppi at the Winston-Salem Open on Sunday.