49ers’ extreme turnaround puts them in rare Super Bowl company

The 49ers joined a select club last Sunday — the four-win club. They became just the third team to go from four wins one year to the Super Bowl the next, joining the 1988-89 Bengals and 1999-2000 R…

Tyreek Hill’s unsettling past puts Super Bowl 2020 fans in awkward spot

It would have been hard to imagine Tyreek Hill playing in the Super Bowl last spring. The Chiefs wide receiver had been told to stay away from the team facility. He looked in line for at least a su…

Sam Darnold steps up Christmas gifts for linemen after last year’s prank

Sam Darnold really learned from his rookie mistakes. And we’re not talking about the second-year Jet quarterback’s interceptions and fumbles. In 2018, as a first-round rookie, the QB bo…

'Setien out' trends after new Barca boss suffers defeat in just third game in charge

If new Barcelona boss Quique Setien wasn't aware of the size of the task in front of him at the Camp Nou he certainly is now as his charges slumped to a 2-0 away defeat to fifth-placed Valencia on Saturday.

LeBron James is now the old-school, ultra-serious competitor we’ve always wanted, so are we happy no

There was a time everything James did morphed into a critique of his grit and drive. Not anymore.

Five things we learned from Barcelona's defeat by Valencia

While Barcelona try to rediscover their spark, the end result is that Real Madrid could now take control of what is an incredibly tight title race

Australian Open: Nick Kyrgios to face Rafael Nadal after 'insane' win over Karen Khachanov

Nick Kyrgios will face top seed Rafael Nadal in the last 16 at the Australian Open after an "insane" five-set win over Karen Khachanov.

Dybala reveals how close he was to joining United or Spurs

The Argentine was strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford and Tottenham last summer but is back thriving in black and white under Maurizio Sarri

Haaland and Sancho strike as Dortmund rout Cologne

The Norwegian now has five goals in just two substitute appearances since his £18m move from RB Salzburg

Barty named Young Australian of the Year

Ash Barty was named Young Australian of the Year on Saturday in recognition of her rise to number one in the world and Grand Slam triumph at last year's French Open.

Islanders' Mathew Barzal .003 seconds away from history

ST. LOUIS — He was just .003 seconds away from being the fastest skater — ever. But still, the Islanders’ Mathew Barzal won the fastest skater competition at the NHL All-Star Skills competition on …

Jordan Spieth and Jason Day trying to regain 2015 magic

LA JOLLA, Calif. — Remember 2015. This is what both Jordan Spieth and Jason Day should be thinking right now as they try to navigate their respective ways from the wilderness in which they have fou…