Mets’ Luis Rojas built to handle wild ride in first managerial job

Envision Luis Rojas trying to explain his professional status to someone who just emerged from a six-month expedition at sea, cut off from all communication a la “The Last Ship”: “Well, I got my jo…

'We recognize these are difficult times': World Athletics delays decision regarding potential Russia

World Athletics has delayed its decision regarding the status of the Russian Athleics Federation (RUSAF) after it missed the dedaline to pay a $5 million fine.

Aaron Judge’s status among top concerns for returning Yankees

When spring training was knocked out by the coronavirus on March 12, the Yankees were the favorites to win the AL title despite knowing they would start the season with Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Jud…

'Maradona is God': Italian TV presenter & Napoli fan Floriana Messini pays homage at mural to Argent

Serie A TV stunner Floriana Messina has sung the praises of Argentine great Diego Maradona, who earned idol status with her club Napoli by leading them to unprecedented success in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Dr. Anthony Fauci says it's 'impossible to call' if coronavirus pandemic could cancel NFL season

Dr. Anthony Fauci says whether or not the college football and NFL seasons play this fall is “impossible to call” at this time, and he told Sports Illustrated’s “Jets Country” that the status of the coronavirus pandemic when the season is expected to kick-off will be the determining factor.

London Marathon director provides update on status of October race

The Great North Run conceded defeat this week by cancelling

Investigators release details of Kobe Bryant crash

Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and six of their friends were killed, along with the pilot, Ara Zobayan

Teenage French climbing sensation dies after falling 490ft in Alps tragedy

The international climbing community is in mourning after the death of French teenage sensation Luce Douady, who was killed after falling 150 meters (490ft) in the French Alps.

NASCAR’s Ray Ciccarelli says family has been ‘abused’ over Confederate flag post

Ray Ciccarelli, the NASCAR driver who threatened to quit after the sport banned the Confederate flag, tried to set the record straight about his controversial post on Facebook, saying he believes h…

Family restrictions cloud Serena Williams’ US Open status

Roger Federer is out. Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic may be, too. And now Serena Williams’ coach is unsure of her status as well for this summer’s U.S. Open. “I think Serena will want to play [U.S…

Gardening leave: Conor McGregor feeds fish, practices golf swing as UFC star enjoys 'retirement' at

From jet-skiing to feeding his fish and practicing his golf swing, Irish UFC megastar Conor McGregor has shown he appears to be reveling in his newly-retired status.

Ray Ciccarelli quitting NASCAR over Confederate flag ban

NASCAR turned off some fans on Wednesday by announcing it was banning Confederate flags from all of its events. It also lost a driver. In a Facebook post, Ray Ciccarelli wrote he was ending his NAS…