Jets’ Joe Douglas better keep his Sam Darnold promise

Joe Douglas didn’t draft Sam Darnold. He inherited Darnold. And Darnold was a big reason — beyond the reported six-year, $18 million-plus contract — why Christopher Johnson was able to lure his hig…

Jadeveon Clowney lowering NFL free agency demands could spark frenzy

The market appears to have won. Jadeveon Clowney, arguably the top remaining NFL free agent left, has lowered his contract demands from $20 million per year to as low as $17 million, according to E…

How Paige Spiranac is keeping Instagram positive amid coronavirus outbreak

Paige Spiranac hopes to be a source of positivity for her 2.3 million Instagram followers amid the coronavirus pandemic. “I’ve been trying to be positive with all my content, so I’…

Kendrick Perkins has credit card denied after kids rack up $16,000 ‘Fortnite’ bill

Unfortunately, Kendrick Perkins can’t tell his kids to go outside and play due to the coronavirus pandemic. The former NBA center would probably like to. Their video game addiction is driving him n…

Come fly Khabib: Russian Air Transport Agency say UFC champ COULD take private jet to US for UFC 249

Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency has become the unlikely potential saviour of MMA’s biggest ever fight, by confirming Khabib Nurmagomedov could fly to the US on a private jet for this UFC 249 title defense with Tony Ferguson.

Astros owner Jim Crane: I can’t be sued because MLB ‘exonerated’ me

The owner of the Houston Astros said in a legal filing that he cannot be sued in the team’s sign-stealing scandal in response to the lawsuit filed by former MLB pitcher Mike Bolsinger. A legal fili…

Shaq’s quarantine life is out of control

Social distancing isn’t keeping Shaq down. Like many of us, Hall of Fame center Shaquille O’Neal is thinking of new ways to combat the doldrums of quarantine life in the midst of the co…

Doping: WADA reinstates International Taekwondo Federation

The International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) was removed from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)'s non-compliant list, WADA said on Tuesday following a vote by its executive committee.

US Open tennis site to be turned into temporary hospital amid coronavirus outbreak

Part of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens will turn into a 350-bed temporary hospital beginning Tuesday.

2020 Games postponement signals growing power shift from IOC to athletes

Tweeting from her Toronto couch two weeks ago, six-time Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser had two words for the International Olympic Committee, which had yet to postpone the Tokyo Summer Games amid the coronavirus pandemic: "Insensitive and irresponsible."

Japanese businessman key figure in Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid, as French corruption probe continues

A Japanese businessman has admitted to giving gifts to the former head of the athletics’ governing body who is being investigated by French prosecutors for allegations of bribery linked to securing t…

Exclusive: Japan businessman paid $8.2 million by Tokyo Olympics bid lobbied figure at center of Fre

A businessman who received millions of dollars for his work on Tokyo's successful campaign to host the 2020 Olympics, which was postponed last week due to the coronavirus, said he played a key role in securing the support of a former Olympics powerbroker suspected by French prosecutors of taking bribes to help Japan's bid.