Ernie Banks, Hall of Fame shortstop for the Chicago Cubs, died Jan. 23, days before his 84th birthday, at a hospital in Chicago.
Venus Williams entered the tournament as the third seed and had to reach down deep to come from behind after falling down one set. But that she did – winning the Auckland Classic in New Zealand on Friday against top-seeded ...
There's little question that Stuart Scott "was as cool as the other side of the pillow," and among the best at his craft.
Stuart Scott, the ESPN anchor whose hip-hop-tinged broadcasting style became a fixture on the sports network, died Sunday after a yearslong battle with cancer. He was 49.
Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized with pneumonia, a spokesman said.
Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has won his appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, the players union said Friday.
Gabby Douglas, the gymnast who took the world by storm during the 2012 Summer Olympics, has rejoined the U.S. women's national gymnastics team, opening the door for participation in the 2016 games in Rio.
Michele A. Roberts has started her new job as the executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, and the former District public defender immediately set the tone for what’s sure to be contentious collective bargaining with NBA owners.
The Washington Nationals' Matt Williams was named the National League Manager of the Year on Tuesday in his first season as skipper, despite a disappointing postseason loss.
With a win on Nov. 8 against WBO Champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, Bernard Hopkins would be just one belt away from becoming the first fighter in boxing history to hold all four major alphabet ...
Former NBA All-Star Chris Webber is leading a push to buy the Atlanta Hawks, the retired basketball great announced Thursday.
The issue of granting a stipend for the marketing, enrollment, game attendance, sales of school paraphernalia and other monetary gains that popular student athletes provide at hundreds of American colleges and universities is in the national news again.
Former boxing heavyweight champion Leon Spinks remains hospitalized in Las Vegas after undergoing surgery for abdominal problems.
Who is Derek Jeter, really? I don't even know what he sounds like, to be honest.
Russell Wilson and the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks handed the Washington Redskins its third straight loss Monday, fending off a late rally to win 27-17 at FedEx Field.