Zion Williamson has been one of the biggest stories of this NBA season, and with a return to play imminent, the NBA apparently wants that story to continue.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Saturday the league is "greatly saddened" by the recent high-profile killings of black people in the United States, including George Floyd, whose death after being pinned down by a white police officer in Minneapolis has led to widespread protests.
Former NFL executive Joe Lockhart penned a column for CNN on Saturday, saying that teams were wrong for not signing Colin Kaepernick, and that the Minnesota Vikings should ink the controversial quarterback now.
Former top-10 player Fabio Fognini says he had arthroscopic surgery on both ankles
After posing for a graduation photo on Indianapolis Motor Speedway's yard of bricks, Jacob Foxworthy started walking toward the family car
After a near three-month shutdown, elite competitive sport in England can resume from Monday behind closed doors provided strict conditions are met, the government said on Saturday.
In 2019, Dante Lucchesi and his Champs Sports Grill in State College, Pennsylvania, were on a roll.
US Open plan in works, including group flights, COVID tests
Bayern Munich beat Fortuna Düsseldorf 5-0 for its fourth straight win since the resumption of the Bundesliga in empty stadiums
Some games to be broadcast for free
They encouraged federal lawmakers to not wait for the NCAA process to play out
Lower-level players hit hardest by cuts
'The injustices continue to mount and nothing seems to be changing'
Dominic Thiem, Nick Kyrgios, Kiki Bertens and Elina Svitolina are among the men's and women's pros set to compete in grass and hard-court events in Berlin in July.
Runners on the Hudson River Greenway in New York.
Canada's Mackenzie Tour canceled its upcoming season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Minor league players in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization will be getting something extra in their paychecks courtesy of star pitcher David Price
Formula One can start its season in Austria with two races behind closed doors on July 5 and 12, the country's health ministry said on Saturday.
Belgian Stoffel Vandoorne finally converted pole position into virtual victory in Formula E's Race at Home Challenge on Saturday to go a point clear in the esports series with two races remaining.
United States soccer player Weston McKennie joined the chorus of outrage from athletes protesting against the death of a black man in Minneapolis by wearing an armband with the message "Justice for George" in a German league game on Saturday.
The MLS expansion club in Charlotte will reveal its name in June, team president Tom Glick said.
Roger Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete for 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic knocked soccer's Lionel Messi off top spot, according to the annual Forbes list released on Friday.
Tsang Yee-ting, left, a karateka from Hong Kong, worried about regaining her form. She says she has.
Formula One rivals Max Verstappen and Lando Norris will be team mates for the virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 13/14, according to the official entry list on Saturday.
Jessie Warren? Katiyana Mauga? Who among ESPN's eight finalists should be the best third baseman of all time? Cast your vote now!
World number 11 Fabio Fognini underwent surgery on both ankles on Saturday to cure a long-standing problem.
Samples from the 2017 Tour de France are being re-tested as authorities look for a previously undetectable performance-enhancing substance, Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad reported on Saturday.
The son of former Chicago Bears defensive end Alex Brown is looking for a new school after Furman cut its baseball program on May 18.
Thwack! Michael McLean at play in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Bringing movie star charisma on and off the field and a cannon arm that propelled his team to an almost unthinkable Super Bowl upset, quarterback Joe Namath embodied the megawatt glamour of New York City.
Ataturk Olympic Stadium will no longer host this year’s Champions League final.
Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez reportedly aren't giving up on their desire to purchase the New York Mets.
A week after the NCAA voted to lift a moratorium on athletic activities and allow for teams to open facilities as early as this coming Monday, the organization on Friday released its guidelines for helping schools allow athletes back on campus during a pandemic.
Sara Allan trained on a club gymnastics team at Chelsea Piers for 10 years. She complained that her coach emotionally abused her.
NBA champion Stephen Jackson on Friday said he would not allow the police to assail the character of George Floyd, a friend he called his "twin" who was killed this week by a police officer in Minneapolis, sparking widespread outrage and days of protest.
The Power 5 conference commissioners are asking Congress to move forward with federal legislation regarding compensation for college athletes.
Jürgen Klopp as he probably looked upon realizing that the Premier League season would pick up where it left off: with Liverpool in first.
Alabama-Huntsville athletic director Cade Smith said individual donors combined to raise more than $500,000 this week to help save the hockey program from the chopping block.
Paralyzed from the waist down, she won gold in archery and swimming at the first Paralympic Games in 1960 and became an advocate of sports as therapy.
Teenage tennis phenomenon Coco Gauff released a video protesting killings of African-Americans in the United States on Friday, joining a chorus of outrage across the country that followed the death of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has informed the league's Board of Governors that he hopes to restart the season on July 31, the Athletic reported on Friday.
Former Michigan football player Chuck Christian filed a lawsuit against the university's regents last week, making him the first named plaintiff in the burgeoning legal action regarding the alleged sexual abuse of former team doctor Robert Anderson.
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin was two goals shy of his ninth 50-goal season, which would have tied a record shared by Wayne Gretzky and Mike Bossy, with 13 games remaining when the N.H.L. season was suspended.
The NCAA released a detailed plan -- offered as guidance, consistent with federal and local public health guidelines -- to help schools bring athletes back to campus.
The Zoom setup let fans watch the game, and let the fans watch one another.
Sports are creeping back in June. Horse racing’s first Triple Crown event kicks off on June 20 with the Belmont Stakes.
Princeton attackman Michael Sowers plans to use his mulligan of a senior season at Duke after the Ivy League made it clear it would not grant a fifth year of eligibility.
The past 14 months have been horrifying, heartbreaking and hopeful for Louisiana Tech's Parker Bates, the nation's top-hitting senior before the abrupt ending of the NCAA baseball season.
The entire sports world was put on hold amid the coronavirus pandemic, leaving college seniors to ask, "What if?"
As a precaution meant to prevent playing basketball during the pandemic, the rims were removed from the backboards at Marcy Playground in Brooklyn.
Competitors at the Connecticut indoor track and field championships in February. The U.S. Department of Education ruled that Connecticut violated federal law with a policy that allows transgender students to participate in athletics consistent with their gender identity.
Two-time NCAA all-around champion gymnast Maggie Nichols and Heisman Trophy runner-up Jalen Hurts were honored Thursday as the Big 12 Athletes of the Year, giving Oklahoma a sweep of the conference's top individual awards for the third time in five years.
The Boston Marathon has been held annually through wars, periods of domestic tension, and in intense weather. It has been canceled for the first time because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Georgia Tech will begin the first phase of a plan to reopen its athletic facilities on June 15.
Roger Goodell said in a memo sent Thursday that the league “will confirm the precise date on which coaches can return to the facility as soon as possible.”
Perry Fewell, left, working as the Carolina Panthers interim head coach in December. He received the newly created position of senior vice president of officiating administration for the N.F.L. He will bring 35 years of coaching experience to a department that has been run largely by referees.
Brown University will be dropping fencing, golf, squash, women's skiing and equestrian and men's indoor and outdoor track and cross country from varsity sports to club status. Coed sailing and women's sailing will be elevated to varsity status.
The Premier League’s return adds momentum to a return of major sports leagues in the pandemic.
The parking lot at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., in late March. Some Tampa Bay players began voluntary workouts there this week, while team owners and players debated pay issues to salvage the season.
For college softball players, girls who dream of becoming college players and thousands of fans, Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City is the ultimate destination.
The University of Minnesota announced it will "no longer contract the Minneapolis Police Department" for large on-campus events, including football games, following an incident Monday in which a man died in police custody.
St. Louis defenseman Alex Pietrangelo after the Blues won last year’s Stanley Cup finals over Boston. This year’s playoff field is expanded, but that means teams could prepare for two months to play only three games.
“Players don’t have a strong voice and have a union. Their voice is always suppressed,” said Camren McDonald, a tight end at Florida State.
Irina Krush at a chessboard in Asser Levy Park, where she played the game as a child.
Given the chance to play one more year after COVID-19 wiped out her senior season, Miami's Estela Perez-Somarriba delayed going pro to defend her singles title.
As more college athletic departments cut sports programs, the financial wreckage is becoming clear. And it gets even worse if college football doesn't return.
When will college football and other sports return to action? Will more athletic programs be forced to cut sports because of financial strains? Here is the latest on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the college sports world.
In the 2009 NCAA softball regionals, Danielle Lawrie and Washington squared off with UMass in a 15-inning epic pitching duel.
Arizona's Jessie Harper learned discipline to become a better hitter than a slugger. That patience will help the senior near the NCAA softball home run record.