Serena Williams makes Australian Open third round but laments errors

Serena Williams says she was frustrated by her own form as she beat Tamara Zidansek to reach the Australian Open third round.

Teenage tennis star Coco Gauff loves fast food and Serena Williams but aims to ‘hate’ Naomi Osaka in

Tennis prodigy Coco Gauff revealed her love for Chick-fil-A and says she removed her poster of potential opponent Serena Williams from her bedroom ahead of an emotional rematch with Naomi Osaka at the Australian Open.

Saracens scandal shatters rugby union’s illusion it ever held the moral high ground | Marina Hyde

Rugby seems to have firm belief in its own probity but has been reminded that, like most elite sport, it is a morality free zone

Fernandes storms down tunnel and shoves camera amid transfer saga

The Portuguese international is a target for United this month but his club continue to stand firm in negotiations

Red-hot Nadal faces Delbonis, says majors tally not a focus

Rafa Nadal's immediate focus may not be on matching great rival Roger Federer's tally of 20 Grand Slam titles, but the Spanish world number one would go one step closer at the Australian Ope...

Pep Guardiola on why Aymeric Laporte is the 'best in the world'

City won at Sheffield United but the biggest boost of the night for the visitors was Laporte’s first start since he suffered a knee injury in late August

When it looked like Patrick Mahomes could take baseball route

Patrick Mahomes was committed to Texas Tech, but not yet to football. When the future NFL MVP graduated Whitehouse High School in Texas, ESPN didn’t list Mahomes among the top 300 football recruits…

Fatigue catching up with Nets’ Joe Harris

Joe Harris might not admit that fatigue is hurting his play, but he doesn’t have to. It’s obvious for anybody watching, especially the Nets. That’s part of why coach Kenny Atkinson kept Harris out …

Rangers’ lack of urgency makes playoff dream harder to fathom

This was not good enough. With or without Artemi Panarin, this was not good enough from a Rangers’ team that has established making the playoffs as a realistically achievable objective. But it sure…

Reeling Nets bracing for biggest test in this next stretch

The Nets knew this five-game stretch was going to be rough, but it’s gone far worse than they could have possibly imagined. They have dropped four straight games and 11 of their past 13. And that’s…

Rangers no match for Islanders without Artemi Panarin

Hard to know exactly how this would have turned out if Artemi Panarin had played, but it couldn’t have been too much worse for the Rangers. With their best player a late scratch presumably because …

Derek Jeter voting debacle is peak Hall of Fame stupidity

Well, how about that? For once in his charmed baseball life, things didn’t go absolutely perfectly for Derek Jeter. Although, if any true justice existed in this universe, Jeffrey Maier would’ve be…