Kylian Mbappe and France put on a thrilling show in winning the World Cup title. All Russian President Vladimir Putin might remember is the Pussy Riot protest.
Williams is becoming a social messenger and an influencer on the level of a Billie Jean King, an ascent made clear during her run to the Wimbledon final at 36, after a childbirth ordeal that almost killed her.
The NBA’s best player announced Sunday night that he has agreed to a four-year, $154 million contract with the Lakers, joining one of the league’s most storied franchises and switching conferences to try and dethrone the Golden State Warriors and grow his own legacy.
The alliance of United States, Mexico and Canada was awarded the 2026 World Cup by FIFA Wednesday morning, bringing the premier event in international sports back to the U.S. after a 32-year absence.
Justify joins Seattle Slew as the only two undefeated horses to win the Triple Crown.
The most storied trophy in sports is going to Washington courtesy of a pair of Russian scoring machines, a journeyman-turned-hero, an unflappable goaltender and a supporting cast that confronted a season's worth of challenges with careers' worth of determination.
One sportsbook owner listed the city's new hockey team as 250-to-1 long shots to win the Stanley Cup in their first year of existence. The true odds before the season, he said, should've been closer to 2,500 to 1.
Argyrios Papathanasopoulos of Greece won the race in 4 hours, 34 minutes and 36 seconds.
Japan's Yuki Kawauchi also earned a stunning victory in a wet and windy Boston Marathon on Monday.
Through a typically enthralling final round at the Masters, Reed had heard cheers for his introduction dwarfed by those of his playing partner, Rory McIlroy. "That's another thing," Reed said, "that played into my hand."
Less than 15 minutes after he took the ice, Chicago came away with a 6-2 victory and Scott Foster emerged a hockey legend.
Larry Kwong, who died Thursday at age 94, finally achieved his pro hockey dream in 1948.
The proposals include new eligibility standards and limiting the presence of shoe companies — a bold statement from a league that counts the so-called University of Nike among its members.
The NCAA men's basketball bracket was released Sunday afternoon.
The dire existence of young athletes in Madison, Indiana: “You just can’t believe this is all happening in one small community.”
They toiled in obscurity for years and once lost their funding. But the U.S. women kept at it, and after committing to an esprit de corps, rose to new heights in PyeongChang.
The Russians, competing as neutral athletes at Pyeongchang as punishment for a years-long Russian doping scandal, came back from one-goal down on a goal by Nikita Gusev with less than a minute left in regulation time to force overtime in one of the most pulsating finals in the history of Olympic hockey.
“I was dreaming about this moment since I was a little child,” said the Czech Republic's Ester Ledecka.