US men’s basketball enters a new world without its stars

The jerseys say USA, though that’s about all that will be recognizable. When the U.S. men’s basketball team returns to action later this month, fans might

LeBron calls for love, unity before taking swipe at Trump

Along with getting good grades and listening to their parents, LeBron James has encouraged kids in his foundation’s educational program to stand up for their beliefs.

SPANISH LEAGUE 2017-18 | 5 teams to watch out for this season

Five teams to keep an eye on when the Spanish League starts on Friday: REAL MADRID Zinedine Zidane has succeeded where former coaches Jose Mourinho,

Football – BUNDESLIGA 2017-18 | Five teams to watch out for this season in German top league

Few expect anything other than Bayern Munich extending its Bundesliga record to six straight titles. That promoted side Leipzig pushed the defending champions the hardest last

Athletics | Chinese, Portuguese athletes won women’s walk races

Yang Jiayu of China won the women’s 20-kilometer walk at the world championships. Yang finished in a personal best 1 hour, 26 minutes, 18 seconds on

Bolt gets the cheers, and Americans get the medals at worlds

Usain Bolt took a last leisurely stroll around the track, placed his hands over his heart and then pointed toward the stands, where barely a soul had

Football | Ronaldo sent off after scoring in Madrid’s 3-1 win at Barca

Cristiano Ronaldo made a big impact in his truncated appearance at Camp Nou on Sunday, scoring a goal before being sent off in Real Madrid’s 3-1 win

The ‘stability player,’ Matic already making Man United tick

As Nemanja Matic was winning towering headers, intercepting passes, dribbling round opponents and generally running the midfield in his first Premier League game for Manchester United, imagine

The Buzz | Barca to sign Brazil midfielder Paulinho from Chinese club

Barcelona says it has reached a deal with Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande to buy Brazil midfielder Paulinho for 40 million euros (USD47 million). The Spanish club says that

Athletics | Bolt takes a tumble and can’t complete final race

Usain Bolt was ramping into warp speed when suddenly, stunningly, the sprint turned into a somersault. Fifteen steps into the final homestretch of his final

Football | Conte frustrated as Chelsea launches title defense in EPL

Antonio Conte missed out on two of his top transfer targets, saw a key player sold against his wishes, and feels the current Chelsea squad

Neymar’s debut in French league could be delayed again

It’s been nearly a week since Neymar landed in Paris, and the world’s most expensive player still can’t play for his new club in the French

Ronaldo rested and ready for Barca in Spanish Super Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo is rested and ready to take on Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup. Ronaldo enjoyed a longer vacation than his Real Madrid teammates to

Olympics Paris open to eSports on 2024 program

Video gamers could be competing for Olympic medals by 2024. Tony Estanguet, co- president of the Paris Olympic bid committee, told The Associated Press that

Britain | Makwala turned away from stadium because of illness

Isaac Makwala was turned away from the Olympic Stadium on Tuesday after being ruled ineligible to compete at the world championships because of a stomach bug that

Court told NZ Rugby waited to report alleged hotel bugging

New Zealand rugby officials only decided to alert police about a listening device found last year in the team’s Sydney hotel five days after the discovery

Football | Chapecoense crash survivor returns to pitch at Barcelona

Eight months after surviving the plane crash that killed most of his Chapecoense teammates, Alan Ruschel played his first minutes of football on Monday when his Brazilian

Mourinho: We’d chase Bale if Real Madrid loses interest

Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho issued a challenge to his former club, saying he’d be happy to pursue Real Madrid striker Gareth Bale if it no