Stephen Jackson rallies for justice for 'brother' Floyd

NBA champion Stephen Jackson on Friday said he would not allow the police to assail the character of George Floyd, a friend he called his "twin" who was killed this week by a police officer in Minneapolis, sparking widespread outrage and days of protest.

NBA targets late July date for season return: report

The NBA has a tentative location for when the season returns, and a report Friday indicated the league now has a target return date, as well.

Who benefits most and least from NBA's return?

Barring another force majeure, the NBA is moving forward with plans to resume the 2019-20 season in late July, likely at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, all as the coronavirus death toll exceeds 100,000 nationwide.

Warriors' Steve Kerr credits successful NBA career to Michael Jordan: 'I owe him everything'

Would Steve Kerr be a five-time NBA champion and eventually go on to be head coach for the Golden State Warriors today had Michael Jordan not come out of retirement and join him on the Chicago Bulls in 1995? He doesn’t think so. 

Kerron Johnson is stranded half a world away as ‘worst fear realized’

Kerron Johnson is trapped half a world away, fearful he will miss the birth of his first born. The former Belmont basketball star — and brother of Lions running back Kerryon Johnson — who plays pro…

Chris Carpenter wishes he could have helped Roy Halladay

With ESPN’s latest documentary series “Imperfect: The Roy Halladay Story” set to air Friday, one of Halladay’s longtime teammates and friends, Chris Carpenter, revealed just how complicated his fri…

Lockdown's biggest sporting lesson? That imperfection is valuable too | Emma John

As Ben Stokes has shown, recognising perfection is impossible and not worrying about failure can be key to great success

Learn how to golf at home and where to up your game around NYC

The world is seemingly still roped off but golf is back swinging.

Net profits: Swiss ace Federer surges past Ronaldo & Messi to top highest-paid athletes list with $1

Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer has topped the annual Forbes list of the world’s highest-paid athletes for the first time in his illustrious career, leaving behind football icons Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

U.S. college towns on edge as coronavirus threatens football season

In 2019, Dante Lucchesi and his Champs Sports Grill in State College, Pennsylvania, were on a roll.

‘She used to be the iron lady, but women are weak’: Figure skating expert on Evgenia Medvedeva’s car

Prominent Soviet and Russian figure skater Igor Bobrin has commented on Evgenia Medvedeva’s recent lack of competition victories, suggesting that it is impossible for a female competitor to be strong all the time.

La Liga season back on June 11 as organisers trial virtual crowd noise option

Spanish soccer's top-flight will resume after a three-month pause due to the coronavirus pandemic on June 11 with the local derby between Sevilla and Real Betis, the government's department for sport (CSD) said in a statement on Friday.

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