THE MAKING, AND REMAKING, OF ADAMA TRAORÉ

The story of why the speedy Wolves forward is just now hitting his stride illustrates how soccer handles - or, rather, tends to mishandle...

COCO GAUFF, FACING OSAKA AGAIN, PLANS TO BE ‘MORE AGGRESSIVE'

Gauff once again finds herself playing Naomi Osaka in the third round of a major. Still just 15, Gauff is drawing praise for adapting...

 
 
 

LAS VEGAS DOUBLES DOWN ON SPORTS, LIVE AND BROADCAST

The arrival of professional hockey and football teams dovetails with a surge in sports betting nationally that has inspired local casinos...

ELI MANNING WON TWO SUPER BOWLS. IS THAT ENOUGH FOR CANTON?

As Manning's career officially ends, the debate over his Hall of Fame résumé is just beginning.

 
 
 

IN 18 MINUTES, ZION WILLIAMSON SHOWS FLASHES OF THE FUTURE

A blitz of 17 points in about three minutes thrilled New Orleans Pelicans fans.

GRITTY, THE PHILADELPHIA FLYERS MASCOT, IS ACCUSED OF PUNCHING A BOY IN THE BACK

The police are investigating.

 
 
 

ELI MANNING ANNOUNCES HIS RETIREMENT

The Giants' two-time Super-Bowl-winning quarterback will be remembered for leadership and championships.

BRACE FOR ZION VS. LEBRON

In this week's newsletter, Marc Stein explores what's at stake for the New Orleans Pelicans as Zion Williamson makes his much-anticipated...

 
 
 

W.N.B.A.'S MAYA MOORE TO SKIP ANOTHER SEASON TO FOCUS ON PRISONER'S CASE

The Minnesota Lynx star said she does not plan to retire yet, but the case of Jonathan Irons, a man she believes was wrongfully convicted,...

ZION WILLIAMSON NEARS RETURN FROM ‘FRUSTRATING' KNEE INJURY

The Pelicans rookie forward said he wanted to “punch a wall or kick chairs” sometimes during his extended rehab from a preseason knee...

 
 
 

THE QUIET CONFIDENCE OF NAOMI OSAKA

Osaka, the reigning Australian Open champion, was 14-1 going into the tournament after losing in the United States Open last year.

SHARAPOVA UNCERTAIN ABOUT FUTURE AFTER LOSS AT THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN

After losing in the first round, Maria Sharapova said she couldn't predict where her career was headed. Caroline Wozniacki, who is...

 
 
 

MEXICO'S ‘CHICHARITO,' JAVIER HERNÁNDEZ, JOINS LOS ANGELES GALAXY IN M.L.S

The striker will enter the league as its highest-paid player and raise the stakes in a nascent Los Angeles rivalry with L.A.F.C.

ENVISIONING A CHAMPIONS LEAGUE ON TOUR, A SOCCER INVESTOR DEMANDS MORE FOR HIS MONEY

The International Champions Cup, which brings Europe's top clubs to North America, has been lucrative for the teams but not the organizer....

 
 
 

THE OLYMPICS WANT TIGER WOODS. HE WANTS TO GO. BUT THERE'S A CATCH

Golf was restored to the Games, in part, to forge an association with stars like Woods. But with a few months left to qualify, he is...

LA LIGA CHIEF CLAIMS SAUDI ARABIA IS USING SPORTS TO ‘WHITEWASH' REPUTATION

The pointed criticism from Javier Tebas came days after four Spanish teams played a tournament in the kingdom, which has been accused...

 
 
 

WHAT WE LEARNED IN THE N.F.L.'S CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Chiefs came back to beat the Titans and the 49ers crushed the Packers. The matchup is set for Super Bowl LIV.

THE KANSAS CITY CHIEFS WAITED 50 YEARS FOR THIS SUPER BOWL DATE

In their last appearance, in 1970, they defeated the Minnesota Vikings. Then came a long drought noted by a lonely stadium flag.

 
 
 

THE 49ERS RUN OVER GREEN BAY AND INTO THE SUPER BOWL

Playing in a stadium abounding with warm memories, San Francisco will seek to join New England and Pittsburgh as the only franchises...

COCO GAUFF VAULTS FROM OBSCURITY TO STARDOM, BUT RESULT IS THE SAME

Sudden fame and high expectations have not slowed Gauff, who again defeated Venus Williams in the first round of a Grand Slam, six...

 
 
 



NBA All-Star voting results 2020: Full list of starters for Eastern, Western...

NBA All-Star voting results 2020: Full list of starters for Eastern, Western Conference rosters

No more ballots. The results are in. It's time to reveal the 2020 NBA All-Stars. Read more ...

Youngstown State Penguins vs. Wisconsin Milwaukee Panthers - 1/23/20 College...

Youngstown State Penguins vs. Wisconsin Milwaukee Panthers - 1/23/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds & Prediction

Youngstown State Penguins vs. Wisconsin Milwaukee Panthers - 1/23/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds & Prediction Travis Tyler Wed, 01/22/2020 - 21:00 The University of... Read more ...

Suggs aiming for Super Bowl after joining Chiefs last month

Suggs aiming for Super Bowl after joining Chiefs last month

Terrell Suggs joined the Kansas City Chiefs at the perfect time Read more ...

Atletico suffer extra-time Cup misery at third-division Leonesa

Atletico suffer extra-time Cup misery at third-division Leonesa

Atletico Madrid were knocked out of the Copa del Rey on Thursday, defeated 2-1 in extra-time by third division Cultural Leonesa. Atletico, who are third in La Liga and are... Read more ...

Liverpool strike late again to win at Wolves

Liverpool strike late again to win at Wolves

Roberto Firmino struck another late winner for Liverpool as Jurgen Klopp's men opened up a 16-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 2-1 victory at Wolves on... Read more ...

2020 NBA All-Star Game: LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo named captains

2020 NBA All-Star Game: LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo named captains

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James and reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo were named as captains for the 2020 NBA All-Star Game for the second consecutive season. Read more ...

Boston's Terrence Clarke Earns Trip To McDonald's All-American Game

Boston's Terrence Clarke Earns Trip To McDonald's All-American Game

Terrence Clarke will follow in the footsteps of alumni LeBron James '03, Kobe Bryant '96 and Michael Jordan '81. The University of Kentucky commit, who is a 5-star recruit from... Read more ...

Mattress Mack needs to own this losing bet

Mattress Mack needs to own this losing bet

Did Mattress Mack bet smart this time? You may have heard that Houston furniture magnate Jim McIngvale lost $1 million last week on the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Championship... Read more ...

Mets make it official, announce Rojas as their new manager

Mets make it official, announce Rojas as their new manager

The New York Mets made it official, hiring Luis Rojas as their manager to replace Carlos Beltrán Read more ...

Raptors' Pascal Siakam named a starter in his first-ever NBA all-star game

Raptors' Pascal Siakam named a starter in his first-ever NBA all-star game

Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam has been named a starter in his first-ever all-star game. The 25-year-old has been enjoying a career-year, leading the Raptors in scoring... Read more ...