The basketball icon breaks with his 30-year reluctance to address racial violence and police killings.
The IOC says 45 additional athletes, including 23 who won medals, were caught doping when samples from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics were retested.
Brazilian police arrested 10 people in connection with a potential terrorist attack at next month’s Rio games.
With some the sport’s biggest stars now gone, a seemingly inexhaustible wave of young talent has come to take their place.
The player’s record-tying championship at Wimbledon means as much for the world outside of tennis as it does for the sport itself.
FC Barcelona’s Argentinian star Lionel Messi was sentenced Wednesday to 21 months in prison for tax fraud, but he won’t have to serve time. He says he’ll appeal the decision to Spain’s Supreme Court.
Thoughts on the first episode of ESPN’s five-part documentary
Bill Simmons kept things surprisingly cool in the first episode of his new HBO talk show.
A new Epix documentary captures the public face and the private reality of being one of the best athletes of all time.
LeBron James has suffered from PR missteps and public criticism alongside his accomplishments on the court. On Sunday night, he achieved an unequivocal triumph.
French officials say 20 Russians will be deported following violence at the soccer tournament.
UEFA has handed Russia a suspended disqualification from Euro 2016 and fined it approximately $168,000 for the behavior of Russian fans in a game against England on June 11.
The Serbian player defeated Scotland’s Andy Murray to win the French Open title Sunday.
Seattle’s majority-woman city council blocked construction on a sports stadium. Things got ugly.
After a play turned into a punch, it’s time for the game to think seriously about the best way to police itself.
The IOC says up to 31 athletes from six sports could be banned from competing at the games in Rio.
In popular culture, businessmen and managers have ousted teams and players as dramatic heroes.
The Golden State Warriors were on course for a historic finals streak, but their star player’s minor knee sprain may have doomed their run.
A U.S. appeals court has ruled in favor of the NFL and restored New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension.
At 88, the legendary baseball announcer is marking his 67th and final season with the Los Angeles Dodgers. His contribution to the sport is harder to quantify.