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The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee will not sanction athletes for raising their fists or kneeling during the national anthem at Olympic trials, previewing a contentious policy it expects to … more
A scramble up the grass hill for a home run souvenir. The scent of sunscreen mixed with pine tar. Games where no one really cares if the home team wins or loses -- or winds up in a tie. And a … more
Another contender emerged from the mist at the NCAA Tournament — nothing dramatic, mind you, like in the movies, because we already knew No. 1 seed Baylor was very good. But so was third-seeded … more
It’s the 3-point era in the NBA. The massive-salary era. The LeBron James era. It’s also the triple-double era. If it seems like triple-doubles are happening more often than ever, that’s … more
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler, some of his players and staff received the coronavirus vaccine … more
What's ahead for the NFL in 2021? Not even the teams know. They'll begin finding out this week when the 32 team owners hold virtual meetings Tuesday and Wednesday. Two items top the agenda: … more
Tara VanDerveer rooted for Oregon to reach the Elite Eight — supporting the Pac-12 after all. Her Stanford Cardinal instead will face the Louisville Cardinals, who used a late surge to defeat … more
In a career of major milestones and championship achievements, Texas coach Vic Schaefer just can't seem to get past South Carolina when it counts the most. The veteran coach in his first year with … more
What to watch on Tuesday at the NCAA tournaments in Indiana and Texas: MEN No. 1 seed Gonzaga (29-0) vs. No. 6 seed Southern California (25-7), West Region final, Lucas Oil Stadium, … more
The Elite Eight marks the halfway point of the NCAA Tournament, but don’t blink. It has the shelf life of chicken nuggets. By the time your head hits the pillow tomorrow night, we’ll be down … more
Based on its own lofty standards, the Atlantic Coast Conference had a poor regular season. Its postseason was even worse. Florida State and Syracuse were the only ACC teams to make it past the … more
The Arizona Diamondbacks are ready to open the season in familiar fashion: with Mad Bum on the mound. Madison Bumgarner was tabbed by manager Torey Lovullo to make his second straight opening day … more
World Cup qualifying in Europe took a quirky turn when the goalposts were removed before a match between Switzerland and Lithuania because they were deemed the incorrect size It was one of the few … more
The chairman of the NCAA's Board of Governors gave President Mark Emmert a vote of confidence Saturday, saying the association’s top governing body was satisfied with how he has addressed … more
What to watch on Sunday at the NCAA tournaments in Indiana and Texas: TOP GAMES Men: East Region semifinal, Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis. Tipoff: 5 p.m. Eastern on TBS. Michigan has … more
What to watch on Saturday at the NCAA tournaments in Indiana and Texas: TOP GAMES Men: No. 1 seed Baylor (24-2) vs. No. 5 seed Villanova (18-6), South Region semifinal, Hinkle Fieldhouse, … more
It only took one session in the dirt for Kevin Harvick to change his mind about NASCAR's latest experiment. Harvick was one of the loudest detractors headed into the first Cup Series race on a … more
All around the country, states are rushing to approve laws to address a supposed problem that, in reality, doesn’t actually exist. Has there even been a case where a transgender athlete actually … more
No UFC heavyweight has made more title defenses or landed more punches than Stipe Miocic. He has knocked out a remarkable portion of the best fighters of his generation, leaving little doubt he's the … more
With apologies to the Super Bowl, World Series, Stanley Cup Finals, NBA Playoffs and the World Cornhole Championships, the first two rounds of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament is the greatest … more
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