Champions League debut could mark start of new NYCFC era

NYCFC has always wanted to be a premier MLS club. This week, it has its biggest chance yet to begin its ascent to that level. On Thursday, the club will make its debut in the CONCACAF Champions Lea…

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic admits he's only in third place in tennis' popularity stakes

Despite being the world's top tennis player, Novak Djokovic says he still feels second best when it comes to the crowd support he receives when he takes on Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

Clijsters returns to tennis with renewed energy the overriding goal

The former world No 1 tasted defeat after her latest comeback but has found returning to training transformative

DJ LeMahieu expresses Yankees ‘love’ entering final year of contract

TAMPA — DJ LeMahieu wants to keep being a part of it. The Yankees’ most valuable player of 2019 has a contract taking him through this season. Yet the infielder said Wednesday morning that he’d be …

'I'm the Conor McGregor of entertainment': Justin Bieber doubles down on Octagon challenge to Tom Cr

A potential battle between A-listers Justin Bieber and Tom Cruise has once again reared its head after the pop star repeated his challenge to the Hollywood star to face him inside the UFC's octagon.

Team news and predicted line-ups ahead of Tottenham vs Leipzig

Jose Mourinho takes charge of his first European knockout tie as Spurs head coach

Mulkey fastest to 600 as No. 2 Baylor women top Texas Tech

Kim Mulkey gathered her Baylor players for a quick chat before Queen Egbo grabbed the coach around the waist and hoisted her in the air.

Jurgen Klopp defiant in the knowledge Atletico war is not nearly over

The Premier League leaders suffered defeat in the first leg as Atletico produced a classically dogged defensive display, but with an Anfield return to come Klopp knows the full story is not yet written

Olympics: 'Flying Dutchman' Zonderland seeking Tokyo runway

Eight years on from claiming a stunning high bar gold for the Netherlands at the London Olympics, gymnast Epke Zonderland is yet to breathe easy as he plots his way across a qualifying tightrope to To...

Yankees taking it lightly with Luis Severino

TAMPA — Luis Severino hasn’t thrown live batting practice yet, and on Tuesday manager Aaron Boone said the club is taking it light with the right-hander who appeared in three September games a year…

Moyes explains why he is yet to use £22m signing Bowen

Bowen, 23, joined from Hull during the January transfer window with the forward having notched 16 goals in 29 Championship appearances for the Tigers this term

Miguel Andujar ready to do whatever it takes for Yankees playing time

TAMPA — Miguel Andujar is ready to rove. The Yankees’ third-year player, who missed nearly all of 2019 due to a torn labrum in his right shoulder that required corrective surgery last May, said Tue…