The greatest: Roger Federer – balletic grace that makes the outrageous appear effortless

In our series on the best players of the past 50 years, we look at the Swiss maestro who has a record 20 grand slam titles over a period of 15 years and is still in the shake-up aged 38

MLB prop bets: Best odds for MVPs, home run and strikeout leaders

It was a long and rocky road to get MLB up and running, but here we are. And with a 60-game regular season, we might as well try to make the best of it. After scouring the market for the most favor…

Is this LeBron James' last best chance at a championship?

Over the next two weeks, as NBA teams report to Walt Disney World for training camp, we will dive deep into the big-picture basketball questions left to be answered between now and October.

How do you get a cricket ball to swing without saliva?

Saliva has been responsible for some of the best cricket we’ve seen but, as Vithushan Ehantharajah writes, in the wake of coronavirus, the England vs West Indies series will be very different

Wigan Warriors announce intention to buy neighbours Wigan Athletic

Rugby league’s Wigan Warriors have announced their intention to buy their troubled footballing neighbours Wigan Athletic. A statement by the rugby league club, which shares the DW Stadium with their football counterparts, said they had informed the Latics’ administrators of their plans to take over the club as part of a consortium. The initiative i

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

Steve Cohen is making another big push to buy Mets

The prodigal bidder has returned. Sources close to billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen tell The Post that he will bid on the Mets this week after having his $2.6 billion deal for the team fa…

Diamondbacks' Madison Bumgarner on universal DH rule: 'It is what it is'

Madison Bumgarner is one of the best hitting pitchers in Major League Baseball and the new universal designated hitter rule that will be in effect for the 2020 season isn’t something too appealing to him.

Colin Kaepernick mocked for tweet calling Fourth of July 'celebration of white supremacy'

Colin Kaepernick was ripped on social media over the weekend over his tweet denouncing the Fourth of July holiday about nine years after he was celebrating it.

The greatest: Novak Djokovic – speedy superserver who masters mind games

Who has been the best male tennis player of the last 50 years? It could easily be the current World No 1

Ranking the F1 drivers after the Austrian Grand Prix

This season, The Independent will be updating a list of power rankings after every race, ranking who the pound-for-pound best performing drivers are when taking all aspects of weekend performance into account

Yoenis Cespedes’ ‘good day’ in field, at plate for Mets had one omission

Yoenis Cespedes played an inning in left field and took swings against the Mets’ best pitcher, but like the rest of his teammates wasn’t permitted to run the bases Sunday. All is part of the progre…

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