Rangers’ Henrik Lundqvist a healthy scratch on Igor Shesterkin’s big night

RALEIGH, N.C. — If ever there was a perfect time to start Henrik Lundqvist, Friday against the Hurricanes would have been it. Instead, the Rangers’ legendary goaltender was a healthy scratch for th…

Zabit Magomedsharipov says he's happy at featherweight, but would move up to lightweight to face Con

Russian UFC featherweight star Zabit Magomedsharipov says his future remains as a 145-pounder, but revealed the one fight that would tempt him to move up to lightweight – a clash with "The Notorious" Conor McGregor.

Danny Cipriani reveals he considered killing himself in emotional video post prompted by Caroline Fl

England rugby player reveals former Love Island presenter attempted to call him and texted him in hours before she took her own life

Heat retiring Dwyane Wade's No. 3 this weekend

Dwyane Wade says that whenever he would hear the national anthem play before Miami home games, he would take a moment and look to the rafters.

Nets blow late lead in crushing overtime loss to 76ers

PHILADELPHIA — First the Nets lost their star, then they lost a heartbreaker. Hours after Kyrie Irving elected for season-ending shoulder surgery, the Nets blew what would’ve been their best win of…

Kevin Love shares in Cavaliers blame: ‘I’ve been a s–thead at some points’

The Cavaliers are in the midst of a tumultuous season, which includes parting way with first-year head coach John Beilein after less than 10 months, and the team currently owning the second-worst r…

Tom Brady’s departure would cause mass Patriots exodus: ex-teammate

A former Patriots linebacker believes that if Tom Brady departs New England there will be a domino effect. Rob Ninkovich, now an ESPN analyst, expressed to the Boston Herald his belief that many ot…

Bruins’ Jake DeBrusk interviewed on TV by dad Louie DeBrusk: ‘Love you’

You don’t see a father-son moment like this very often. Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk, who was playing in his hometown of Edmonton for the third time in his NHL career, was interviewed by a fam…

Double bogey: Government figures suggest President Donald Trump’s golf expenses make him 10th best-p

Donald Trump is known for his love of golf but the amount of money spent on accommodating the US president’s hobby would make him the equivalent of the 10th best-paid sportsperson in the US, according to recently released figures.

Lionel Messi says he'd welcome Neymar back to Barcelona: 'I would love him to return'

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has spoken of his wish to be reunited with former teammate Neymar at the Camp Nou, telling Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo that he thinks a return for the Brazilian could be on the cards.

Australia bickers about athlete funding as Tokyo looms

If bickering over funding was an Olympic sport, Australia would be in line for a gold that might help slow the nation's seemingly inexorable slide down the medals table.

Mets’ Michael Conforto: Union set for ‘fight’ vs. owners in labor talks

PORT ST. LUCIE — Get ready for some hardball in MLB’s upcoming negotiations. Mets player rep Michael Conforto said Wednesday at Clover Park the players are united, despite the general disgust with …