NFL playoffs could feature more teams amid big changes

Next season’s NFL playoffs could look a whole lot different. According to an ESPN report, a new collective bargaining agreement, expected to be finished in the next week, would bring changes to the…

Giants’ day of Leonard Williams reckoning is almost here

The Giants were 2-6 on Oct. 28 when they made what surely seemed like an odd trade with the Jets for defensive tackle Leonard Williams. The Giants finished 5-11, Williams in eight games with his ne…

Champions League debut could mark start of new NYCFC era

NYCFC has always wanted to be a premier MLS club. This week, it has its biggest chance yet to begin its ascent to that level. On Thursday, the club will make its debut in the CONCACAF Champions Lea…

Duplantis fails to break own pole vault world record

Armand Duplantis cleared 6.07 meters with jaw-dropping ease to win an international indoor meeting in Lievin but the Swede could not break his own world record on Wednesday.

Surfs up, Igarashi riding wave of Olympic opportunity

With a back story ripped from a Hollywood script, crossover charisma and surfing skill that would impress Duke Kahanamoku, Kanoa Igarashi is riding a wave of opportunity that could carry him to Olympi...

Astros cheating scandal may be good news for MLB, experts say

The Houston Astros' cheating scandal may be hanging over Major League Baseball like a dark cloud but the sign-stealing scheme could actually boost interest in the game rather than turn fans away,...

Mason Greenwood misses Manchester United training

Scott McTominay could return for the first time since suffering a knee injury on Boxing Day

Virologist: Olympics could not be held now; hopeful for July

A respected Japanese virologist on Wednesday said if the Tokyo Olympics were tomorrow, the games probably couldn't be held because of the fast-spreading coronavirus from Wuhan, China.

Ampadu's patience could be rewarded as Leipzig meet Spurs

The Chelsea teenager has had to bide his time on loan in the Bundesliga, but injuries and suspension could now see him get a rare chance on the biggest stage

Tom Brady may have interested NFL teams come to him

Tom Brady is planning to ditch the typical free agent recruitment dance, according to NBC Sports Boston, which could be a sign the six-time Super Bowl champion is drawing a lot of interest from oth…

NCAA ponders one-time transfer rule for all sports

Division I athletes in all sports could transfer once and be immediately eligible if the Division I council adopts an idea being considered by the Transfer Waiver Working Group.

Giannis Antetokounmpo gives the slightest of Lakers free-agency hints

Giannis Antetokounmpo is the Milwaukee Bucks’ biggest star since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. However, the reigning MVP’s most recent comments regarding his future will trigger fear he could fo…