Days before the Super Bowl, a one-and-done football league gets a loud revival with an ESPN documentary.
Rose, who caused controversy when he disappeared without notice before a Knicks game, may finally be recognizing the extent to which he’ll never be the same player.
An informal exit poll of voting results for baseball’s Hall of Fame is changing the way writers vote while making others feel the wrath of social media
The San Diego Chargers on Thursday said the team is moving to Los Angeles, ending the franchise’s 55-year tenure in San Diego and giving Los Angeles its second professional football team after two decades without one.
Pacific Pro Football is aiming to change the business model of professional football by creating another option to playing in college for athletes hoping to reach the NFL.
The 46-year-old will lead the team in France after helping the Americans win in Hazeltine last fall
The Clemson coach rallied the Tigers with a fun-loving approach that ultimately toppled the hard-nosed tactician and his Crimson Tide
New York point guard said he needed to be with his family but didn’t explain his disappearance further
Professional sports’ irresistible urge to expand their most successful events spread to the World Cup with the vote by FIFA, soccer’s global governing body, to add 50% more teams to the tournament starting in 2026.
The instrument is the first thing Alabama players see when they visit the Sabans—and it helps explain the mind of college football’s best coach.
How Clemson and Alabama use the RPO to their advantage is a showcase of what modern college football has become. It may also break the rules of football.
Texas Longhorns fans are No. 1 in a Wall Street Journal analysis of beer sales in college football.
Bull riders from around the world compete in New York at the annual Professional Bull Riders show
The coach of upstart Western Michigan will take reins of tumultuous Gophers’ football program.
Larry Nassar, a former team physician for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, is facing charges of sexual assault and possessing child pornography.
The league’s out-of-market package has started airing halftime acts—and it has quickly become a huge hit with fans
With a 14-mile ride, Robert Marchand sets the one-hour bicycle record for anyone 105 or older.
New PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan wants to rearrange the golf calendar to maximize attention. The Tour has also explored the possibility of starting its own cable network.
Losses by Ohio State, Penn State and Michigan sting the once prideful conference.
An injury to Tom Savage means the former starter retains his job for wild card in Oakland.
Last year’s national championship helped reinvent the way college-football teams use their scout teams. No teams have benefited more than Alabama and Clemson.
Duke announced that Mike Krzyzewski, men’s college basketball’s all-time winningest coach, will be sidelined for up to four weeks after he undergoes back surgery on Friday.
If the Jets’ Christian Hackenberg doesn’t play in Week 17, he’ll be only the eighth quarterback taken in the first two rounds since 1990, not to throw a pass in his rookie season.
From J.R. Smith to Tiger Woods to the Tongan Olympic flag bearer, bare torsos became a bizarre trend in sports in 2016.
After a snoozy opening round, what’s next in the football playoffs?
Bills also name coach, tapping Panthers’ defensive coordinator Sean McDermott to replace Rex Ryan
As the NFL considers adding a second team in Los Angeles, the Rams urgently need to turn the franchise around. Firing Jeff Fisher was a start.
Five years removed from their last postseason berth, the New York Giants are now on the verge of the playoffs after Sunday’s 17-6 win over the Detroit Lions.
This year’s NFL MVP race is considered a humdinger. Jason Gay explains why Dallas Cowboys rookie quarterback Dak Prescott should win the award.
The UFC’s best-known fighter, Ronda Rousey, suffered her second consecutive brutal defeat, this time at the hands of Brazilian Amanda Nunes.
There was a Summer Olympiad, and the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead. But nothing approached the triumph for the Cubs and the Wrigley faithful.
The college football playoff has rendered the bowl system near-irrelevant so it’s tough to chastise a player for opting out.
With an improved team, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is again riding high—and stirring it up.
The NBA and other sports bet big on an emerging technology; how does it feel to put on those goggles?
Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Washington get slots in the College Football Playoff, while Penn State misses out despite a Big Ten title.
The Packers quarterback befuddled America when he disappeared inside a camping tent during Monday’s game.
College football’s playoff format pleases some, stiffs others and creates a whole new flurry of contradictions.
Brash Irish UFC fighter Conor McGregor backs up the talk with a decisive victory to take a historic second championship belt.
We counted how many times the TV cameras showed the Texans’ star last week. (Note: He wasn’t actually playing football.)
The rookie has 800+ yards from scrimmage and scored a touchdown four different ways—no one does this anymore.
The Packers are flying and the Lions are reeling but there’s reason to believe this won’t affect their chances in the wild-card round
The Atlanta Falcons’ offense currently averages 6.61 yards per play—the fifth-highest since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger.
Swansea manager Bob Bradley was criticized for saying “PK”, but a WSJ study shows he’s been good at avoiding Americanized soccer lingo.
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