Giants really need these players to stay on the field

Part II In a five-part series — a Giants trio of note.  Ability is great. Availability is greater. You want to get a player to bristle? Call him injury-prone. Nothing takes up more conve…

Desperate for numbers: Football team suffers SIXTEEN coronavirus cases after lab fiasco provides FAL

Bulgarian team Cherno More face a team selection nightmare for a match today, with 16 players and staff suffering from Covid-19 after they were infected by an opposition player who received a false test result from a laboratory.

Frank Gore’s fascinating Jets role has Le’Veon Bell consequences

As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not includ…

Red Sox’s racism apology ‘slap in face’ for clubhouse worker’s alleged sexual abuse victims

Last month, when former Major League All-star Torii Hunter said he’d been called the N-word “a hundred times” at Boston’s storied Fenway Park, the Red Sox were quick to back him up with a promise t…

'I'm right here with you': LeBron James backs Bubba Wallace over 'HATE from the president' as NASCAR

NBA great LeBron James has told the next generation of sports stars to choose "love over hate", endorsing a comeback from Bubba Wallace after US president Donald Trump accused the NASCAR racer of faking a noose found in a garage.

Saints' Demario Davis welcomes NFL's reported plan to play Black national anthem

New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis expressed his support for the NFL’s reported plans of playing the Black national anthem before all Week 1 games during the 2020 season.

Gay footballers have come out to teammates but fear public backlash, says Aluko

Former England Women international says there are players who feel comfortable with telling their teammates they are homosexual but still won’t take the risk of coming out in the public domain because of the abuse they risk receiving

Cricket's new landscape could mean less is more for Test matches | Jonathan Liew

Longest form of the game returns in England on Wednesday with the sport looking very different but with an opportunity to make some noise despite the silence

The greatest: Pete Sampras – cool head with a weapons-grade serve

In our series on the best players of the past 50 years, we look at the calm Californian who was world No 1 for six straight years

The Giants players with most to prove during 2020 NFL season

First of five-part series — a Giants trio of note. In normal years — this is not that — so many players arrive to training camp looking good, feeling great and proclaiming they have lowered their b…

NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

The National Hockey League and NHL Players’ Association announced a tentative agreement Monday to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement by four years.

FC Dallas withdraws from the MLS is Back tournament

FC Dallas has withdrawn from the MLS is Back tournament in Florida after 10 players tested positive for coronavirus.