Oakland A's owner John Fisher to pay club's minor leaguers after all

Oakland Athletics owner John Fisher has decided to pay his team's minor league players after all, saying he made a mistake.

Bundesliga players kneel in tribute to George Floyd

Both teams gathered around the centre circle and knelt ahead of their league game

Soccer: Hertha and Dortmund players kneel in tribute to George Floyd

Players of Borussia Dortmund and Hertha Berlin went down on one knee ahead of their Bundesliga game on Saturday in tribute to George Floyd, an unarmed black man whose death in U.S. police custody has triggered protests around the world.

What crisis? As their rivals reel from the ravages of a revenue disaster, Roman Abramovich and Chels

Few would have guessed that this season would culminate in top clubs deferring wages and Premier League champions-in-waiting Liverpool tightening their purse strings. Here's how Roman Abramovich is ensuring Chelsea take advantage.

Don Mattingly’s body betrayal gave way to young slugger and a hint to the Yankees’ future

A series by Joel Sherman chronicles how the Yankees’ fiasco of 1990 laid the groundwork for a dynasty. The Yankees won fewer games every year from their 97 in 1985 to 85 in 1988. But if you wanted …

John Elway ‘not going to stay on the sidelines’ in fight vs. racism

John Elway says he’s no longer staying on the sidelines and is “joining with the players, coaches and our organization in speaking up against racism, police brutality and any injustice against the …

Athletics owner changes course, agrees to pay minor leaguers: 'I concluded I’d made a mistake'

A's owner John Fisher is now committed to paying minor league players all season after originally stopping payments on June 1.

MLB to let local governments decide fan policy — large crowds possible

Fans may still get a chance to let the Astros have it this season for the 2017 sign-stealing scandal. They just may have to go to Texas to do it. According to a report in the Dallas Morning News on…

Liverpool's relegated women underfunded and in disarray

While the men’s side stand on the brink of the title, their female counterparts at Anfield finished the curtailed season bottom of the WSL and facing an exodus of their best players

'Stop playing us and the fans': Jorge Masvidal BLASTS UFC over pay, saying 'If I'm not worth it let

UFC star and BMF champion Jorge Masvidal has called out the UFC over fighter pay as negotiations over a potential welterweight title fight with champion Kamaru Usman hit deadlock.

'I wanted to BITE Tyson's face!' Holyfield reveals reaction after infamous ear-biting fiasco, but sa

Three-time world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield has revealed he was ready to bite Mike Tyson's face after 'the baddest man on the planet' gnawed pieces of Holyfield's ears off in their 1997 title rematch.

Why Mikey Williams is considering an HBCU, a move that could shake up college basketball

The nation's best 15-year-old basketball player, who potentially has NBA talent, is considering attending a historically black college, which could have seismic implications on college basketball.