Trump: NFL 'doing the right thing' with anthem

President Donald Trump says the NFL is "doing the right thing" with a policy banning kneeling during the national anthem. The policy forbids players from sitting or taking a knee on the field during the anthem but allows them to stay in the locker room.

Posted on 24 May 2018 | 12:08 pm

Justin Verlander is better than he's ever been

At 35, the Astros ace may be on his way to a season for the ages, posting a 1.08 ERA over his first 11 starts.

Posted on 24 May 2018 | 6:36 am

LeBron shrugs off talk he tired down stretch

While LeBron James dismissed talk that he grew fatigued during Wednesday's Game 5 loss to the Celtics, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue admitted, "He looked a little tired to me."

Posted on 24 May 2018 | 6:25 am

Ovechkin on Cup Final: Waited long time for this

Alex Ovechkin admitted he was "emotional" after Washington's 4-0 Game 7 win over Tampa Bay on Wednesday night, when the Capitals captain reached the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in his 13-year career.

Posted on 24 May 2018 | 6:12 am

Carmelo rejects IG post claiming Korver is better

Oklahoma City Thunder veteran Carmelo Anthony strongly disagreed with an Instagram post stating that Cleveland Cavaliers sharpshooter Kyle Korver is better than him at this point in their NBA careers.

Posted on 24 May 2018 | 5:17 am

Celtics push Cavs to the brink as Tatum, defense spark Game 5 rout

Jayson Tatum stole the show and Boston's defense stymied LeBron in the second half. Now the Celtics head back to Cleveland with a chance to end King James' Eastern Conference reign.

Posted on 24 May 2018 | 4:37 am

Warriors irked, but confident ahead of Game 5

Despite losing Game 4 of the Western Conference finals at home, the Golden State Warriors like their chances ahead of Game 5 against the Rockets on Thursday in Houston.

Posted on 24 May 2018 | 3:32 am

Video shows arrest, tasing of Bucks' Brown

Milwaukee police apologized and said officers have been disciplined over an incident in which a stun gun was used on Bucks rookie Sterling Brown in January.

Posted on 23 May 2018 | 11:30 pm

Here's what the NFL anthem policy actually means

How will "show respect" be defined? Can players raise their fist? Will there be any avenue to protest without discipline? Here's what to expect.

Posted on 23 May 2018 | 10:40 pm

What makes each Top 25 team so dominant

Christian Wilkins helps anchor Clemson's deep and talented D-line. Each Top 25 team has such a strength that sets it apart.

Posted on 23 May 2018 | 3:48 pm

100 things to watch 100 days until college football kicks off

College football is coming! In 100 days, Texas A&M's new $75 million man, Jimbo Fisher, will take the field. That's just one thing we can't wait to see.

Posted on 23 May 2018 | 3:48 pm

What does legalized sports gambling mean for baseball?

Three decades after Pete Rose's betting got him banned for life, MLB is entering a potentially lucrative, exhilarating and messy new frontier.

Posted on 23 May 2018 | 2:51 pm

Keeping up with Virat Kohli, India's best cricketer

To be India's best cricketer is to live with the suffocating, infuriating, frightening trappings of fame. But for Virat Kohli, it's seductive all the same.

Posted on 23 May 2018 | 2:26 pm

How 2017 NFL holdouts fared: Donald dominated; Bell took time

There were some high-profile players absent from OTAs and training camp in 2017. How did each get along following his return to the field?

Posted on 23 May 2018 | 2:14 pm

Answers to the five biggest questions left in the offseason

Will OBJ get a new deal? Where will Dez Bryant sign? We take on the NFL's biggest questions left to be answered this offseason.

Posted on 23 May 2018 | 2:14 pm

Vegas' success wasn't rigged: Here's how the Knights were built

No one expected Vegas to make the Stanley Cup Final this season. Here's how each player taken in the expansion draft has helped (or not).

Posted on 23 May 2018 | 1:55 pm

Barnwell: Ultimate surprise sports runs -- where Vegas ranks

Does Vegas' Stanley Cup run make it the most unlikely finalist in modern American sports? Bill Barnwell looks at candidates across the big four.

Posted on 23 May 2018 | 1:55 pm

Arsenal need Emery pragmatism more than Wenger idealism

On the surface, Arsenal have gone for the opposite of Arsene Wenger in appointing Unai Emery. But a pragmatic approach is what they need.

Posted on 23 May 2018 | 1:37 pm

Arsenal appoint Emery to replace Wenger

Arsenal have hired former Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery, moving them into a new era following Arsene Wenger's departure.

Posted on 23 May 2018 | 1:37 pm

Jets admit to one of biggest draft mistakes ever -- finally

A class studying the Jets' handling of Christian Hackenberg would be labeled How Not to Groom a Quarterback 101.

Posted on 23 May 2018 | 1:00 pm