‘There is that fear’: Jason Collins, first openly gay NBA player, on why there hasn’t been a second

Seven years after Collins’ reveal, no NBA player has followed the trail he blazed. Why is that?

What bettors should watch for with Seton Hall in final stretch

Are betting markets now overrating No. 16 Seton Hall? That’s an important question to ponder in advance of Wednesday’s huge Big East battle against No. 21 Butler (FS1, 6:30 p.m.). Though Seton Hall…

'I'm the Conor McGregor of entertainment': Justin Bieber doubles down on Octagon challenge to Tom Cr

A potential battle between A-listers Justin Bieber and Tom Cruise has once again reared its head after the pop star repeated his challenge to the Hollywood star to face him inside the UFC's octagon.

José Mourinho v Julian Nagelsmann: yesterday's man v force of the future?

At 32, RB Leipzig’s coach is 25 years younger than his Spurs counterpart – their Champions League meeting feels like a battle of two eras

Tuchel forced to defend tactics after Dortmund beat PSG

Tuchel fielded a 4-3-3 system but while it piled bodies into midfield to keep Dortmund forward Erling Haaland under control it also left their own forward Kylian Mbappe far too isolated

Michael Kay’s post-Mike Francesa ratings win shows uphill battle WFAN faces

The dominant players in the basically post-Mike Francesa New York Sports radio world are shows with range. The franchises now on ESPN New York and WFAN are personality driven. ESPN’s “Michael…

Mets’ Seth Lugo breaks toe in hotel accident

The Mets bullpen already has its first injury of spring training, though they hope it’s only as small as the body part in question. Seth Lugo has a small fracture in his left pinky toe, manag…

College basketball odds: Tough spot for Baylor ahead of Kansas battle

Baylor is riding a 22-game winning streak dating to Nov. 8 when they lost a 13-point lead in the final eight minutes to Washington. That blown lead is the only thing keeping Baylor from joining San…

Jackets, Flyers to battle in first game of home-and-home

The tables have turned on the formerly white-hot Columbus Blue Jackets, who answered a scintillating 18-2-3 run by dropping five in a row (0-2-3).

Tony Fernandez, former MLB All-Star, dies after battle with kidney disease

Tony Fernandez, a five-time All-Star and a World Series champion shortstop, died Sunday after a battle with kidney disease. He was 57.

MLB notebook: Arenado reports, says he's 'ready to go'

Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado reported to spring training on Sunday, ready to address a difficult offseason that left the All-Star feeling "disrespected" as trade rumors ran r...

Jose Altuve tattoo conspiracy should heighten MLB’s hunt

NORTH PORT, Fla. — People want blood. They want historical revision. They won’t get what they want, yet they needn’t settle for nothing. Instead, from this Astros sign-stealing scandal that has bot…