Rick Pitino’s Knicks were way ahead of the NBA curve

Two months ago, college basketball guru Dick Vitale lobbied on his Twitter account for Rick Pitino to land the Knicks job. Iona got there first. Despite Pitino’s baggage from an NCAA-related FBI in…

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the NBA award winners for 2019-20 if the regular season were canceled toda

With no end in sight to the coronavirus pandemic, the NBA season is at serious risk of being canceled, despite Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban’s hope that play could resume by mid-May.

Olympics: 'We'll be stronger than ever in 2021' – Naomi Osaka

Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka, the poster girl of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, took to social media on Saturday to show her support for the decision to postpone the Games until next year

Former All Blacks captain Kieran Read 'not really keen' on returning to Japan

Ex-New Zealand skipper is reluctant to travel back to Japan after returning home with his family despite plans to start playing rugby again in May regardless of Japan’s ‘second wave’ coronavirus fears

NHL players discuss possible playoff formats

With the NHL season on an indefinite hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, players have plenty of time to ponder the potential return of the sport.

Dyche trusts authorities to make right decision over completing season

‘It’s a difficult situation. There’s plenty of powerful people in the right positions to guide us where we need to be’

Roger Goodell cautions teams about publicly discussing draft views

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell offered a stern warning to those who criticize his decision to hold the draft at its scheduled dates despite the coronavirus pandemic’s effect on preparation.

Anna Kournikova provided blueprint for success not guide for glamorous failure | Tumaini Carayol

Twenty years after the Russian broke into the top 10 her influence on women’s tennis is still being felt and the sport would have suffered without her

‘We have no savings!’ Tennis players launch petition asking for financial help during coronavirus cr

Professional tennis players with low rankings have called on tennis bosses to provide them with financial help during the coronavirus pandemic which has left them without income after all competitions were stopped.

Burnley continue to pay casual staff despite coronavirus crisis

Club’s players have also been calling fans, particularly those who may feel isolated in their homes, to offer support

The stands may be empty, but Khabib vs. Ferguson could STILL BE the UFC's biggest fight of all time

With Dana White close to revealing his plans for UFC 249, it seems the lightweight title fight the world wants to see WILL indeed go ahead. And, despite the current coronavirus lockdown, it could end up being bigger than ever.

Tennis players sign petition calling for financial help during coronavirus crisis

The world No 371, Sofia Shapatava, has set up an online petition calling for the ITF, ATP and WTA to support lower-ranked players