Rory McIlroy relishes fast start at US Open as Justin Thomas takes lead

A three-under-par 67 left McIlroy two shots off the lead

Timo Werner: In Leipzig I was the best I could be, I wanted to try something new

Blues striker discusses his move from RB Leipzig and how his style will adjust to the Premier League

Man City’s new recruit Ferran Torres on Lionel Messi signing

Interview: Spaniard speaks about following in David Silva’s footsteps, Pep Guardiola’s sway, and a certain Argentine forward

Scrutinized Browns stars Baker Mayfield, Odell Beckham Jr. start Week 2 game off hot

Cleveland Browns stars Baker Mayfield and Odell Beckham Jr. were under scrutiny heading into their Week 2 game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night.

Islanders’ Stanley Cup dream ends in crushing Game 6 OT loss

Lightning forward Anthony Cirelli wristed one off the post and Islanders goalie Semyon Varlamov could barely move. The puck had deflected in behind him. And with it the Islanders’ longest playoff r…

New York natives tee off first in US Open at Winged Foot

The powers that be at the USGA tapped into a cool story when the two players with local ties hit the first tee shots Thursday morning. Danny Balin, a 38-year-old White Plains resident and the head …

NFL, networks keep glorifying and justifying showboating

How much space is left behind us before we fall off and forever disappear? Can’t be much. Even before the current rush to alienate the fair-minded and logical, let us never lose sight of what TV ha…

Patriots' Bill Belichick praises Russell Wilson ahead of Sunday night matchup: 'This guy is a tremen

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick broke from his usual stoic manner to heap praise on Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson ahead of their Sunday night matchup.

McIlroy and Westwood in US Open contention

Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood sit two strokes off the lead at the US Open as American Justin Thomas sets the early pace.

New Japanese PM gets word out: He supports Tokyo Olympics

Japan’s new prime minister has gotten the word out to the president of the International Olympic Committee that he is behind next year’s delayed Tokyo Games.

Patriots' Cam Newton defends N’Keal Harry fumble: 'He’s growing up into his best self'

Cam Newton certainly did not disappoint in his debut with New England Patriots and even more impressive is how he’s assuming his role as team leader. 

Tottenham survive Europa League qualifying scare to beat Lokomotiv Plovdiv

Premier League side’s opponents had two men sent off in the final moments