Stanton likely to miss opening day with strained right calf

New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton will likely miss opening day because of a strained right calf, another significant injury for a team that was beset by health problems last season.

Liverpool post £42m profit despite record investment on transfers

Premier League champions-in-waiting have seen their success on the pitch coincide with a reduction in profits after investing heavily in the playing squad

F1 make Australian Grand Prix decision due to coronavirus after China cancellation

Question marks have been raised over the 2020 Formula One calendar due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus.

NFL, players move closer to new CBA, but deal not done yet

The NFL and its players have moved closer to a new collective bargaining agreement and the next decade of labor peace that would come with it.

'She is a legend of the sport': Novak Djokovic leads tributes to Maria Sharapova upon her retirement

The world's top ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic says that Maria Sharapova's influence on the sport will extend long past her retirement, after the Russian five-time Grand Slam champion announced the end of her career.

Ex-Seahawk Trevone Boykin sent to prison for beating woman

FORT WORTH, Texas — Former TCU and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Trevone Boykin was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to charges from the 2018 beating of his girlfri…

Vietnam GP to go ahead as planned despite coronavirus, says F1 boss

Chinese Grand Prix has already been postponed with the inaugural Vietnamese Grand Prix in nearby Hanoi coming under increasing concern

Mets’ Brandon Nimmo scratched for additional heart testing

PORT ST. LUCIE — Brandon Nimmo was a late scratch from the Mets lineup Wednesday, after team officials decided the time was right for the outfielder to receive additional heart testing, as a follow…

Jay Bouwmeester ‘pretty good’ after collapse but is done for season

ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester has been ruled out from returning to play in the regular season or in the playoffs. General manager Doug Armstrong made the announcement on We…

How Man City finally broke mental barrier to seize peak Champions League moment

After a perplexing initial set-up, Pep Guardiola reverted to a more familiar look in the second half to flip the game on its head and claim the initiative in the tie

No one wanted this NYCFC fiasco

Think awkward. Think uncomfortable. Think unhappy — for everyone involved. This was the bizarre backdrop to Wednesday night’s CONCACAF Champions League match between New York City FC and AD San Car…

Nets’ furious rally against Wizards ends in heartbreak

WASHINGTON — The last time the Nets came to the nation’s capital they lost a huge lead and star Kyrie Irving. Wednesday it was a stirring comeback victory that slipped through their fingers. After …