Germany are the kings of the penalty shootout – but the world champions hope to see off Mexico in Thursday’s Confederations Cup semifinal without needing dreaded spot kicks.
Qatar’s 2022 World Cup organizers have welcomed a long-awaited FIFA report on the race to host the tournament, saying the conclusions represented a vindication of the integrity of Doha’s bid.
Prosecutors Wednesday announced criminal charges against six people including ex-police chiefs over the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium crush in which 96 fans died, Britain’s worst sporting disaste
Top seed Novak Djokovic passed his first grass court test of the season Wednesday, defeating Canadian qualifier Vasek Pospisil 6-4, 6-3 to reach the quarterfinals at Eastbourne.
Next year’s Davis Cup and Fed Cup finals will be staged together in Geneva as part of sweeping changes to the team tournaments, the International Tennis Federation announced Wednesday.
A person familiar with the deal tells the Associated Press that the Houston Rockets have reached an agreement to acquire Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul.
An unapologetic John McEnroe has proposed competition between men and women players to prove his claim that 23-time Grand Slam singles winner Serena Williams would be ranked like 700 in the world if s
Former Italy and AC Milan captain Paolo Maldini’s professional tennis career is likely to stop at one match after a debut he described as like writing a poem after studying years of maths.
Chris Froome says he is close to agreeing a contract extension that would keep the three-time Tour de France champion with Team Sky until 2021 - ample time to try to catch the elite group of riders wi
Usain Bolt overcame a slow start to win the 100 metres at the Ostrava Golden Spike meeting on Wednesday in a time of 10.06 seconds.
Only a few weeks ago Mark Cavendish was out on training rides being overtaken by people on bikes with shopping baskets and one individual wearing his helmet back to front.
South African Wayde van Niekerk broke the 300m world record at the Ostrava Golden Spike on Wednesday, beating a Michael Johnson record for the second time in less than a year.
When Knicks owner Jim Dolan hired Phil Jackson as president of basketball operations in March 2014, the former Bulls coach acknowledged former Bulls general manager Jerry Krause at his introductory ne
Let's start production right now on the 30 for 30 about the 2015 conference semifinals between Houston and the Clippers -- the series in which the Clips blew a 3-1 lead before blo
Rickie Fowler will attempt to bounce back from a disappointing end to his bid for a first major title in the US Open in this week's Quicken Loans National.
NASCAR has suspended yet another crew chief for Kyle Busch
EXCLUSIVE: The £120,000-a-week midfielder, 30, currently on loan at Sevilla, is surplus to requirements at City and the subject of a Uefa probe into an alleged breach of doping rules.
Defending champion Billy Hurley says rough is brutal at course hosting Quicken Loans National.
UNLV unveiled its new logo Wednesday, an ultramodern take on the Hey Reb! mountain man with a nod to Las Vegas.
Call it the end of an era -- a terrible one in the history of the Knicks. Phil Jackson is out as team president after three tumultuous years, and fans are happy about it. Bruce Beck reports.
Rockets to acquire Chris Paul from Clippers for Beverley, Williams, Dekker, Harrell, Hilliard, Liggins, Wiltjer, 2018 pick and cash considerations
As the country’s highest ranked player for three decades, the pressure is on Johanna Konta to be the first British winner of the ladies’ singles title since Virginia Wade in 1977.
Right-hander Phil Hughes has been activated from the 10-day disabled list by the Minnesota Twins, who put left-hander Craig Breslow on the 10-day DL with rib cage soreness
The current rule forces student-athletes to get a release for contact from the current school ore they can't get financial aid at the new school.
Column: Sports betting should be an odds-on favorite everywhere
U of L interim President Greg Postel said the two sanctions represent millions.
NIK SIMON EXCLUSIVE: The ‘Geography Six’ - low-profile players from Wales and Scotland - signed contracts during the Six Nations for a pro-rata payment of the £70,000 tour fee.
Barry Devonside did not imagine, of course, that he would wait 28 years to hear that six individuals will face criminal charges stemming from the disaster that claimed the life of his 18-year-old so
The FA and Sheffield Wednesday escaped charges over the Hillsborough disaster, but six people face criminal trials - including match commander David Duckenfield.
DOMINIC KING: The penalty shootout defeat to Germany ended their quest for success at Euro 2017 in the cruellest fashion but, as is the case with any loss, lessons can always be learned.
Los Angeles Lakers exercise $1.3 million contract option on guard David Nwaba for upcoming season
David Shillington knew Greg Inglis's decision to admit himself into a mental health facility would help more than just one man.
Gorman football coach Kenny Sanchez said Wednesday the team has dismissed Kirby Bennett, a transfer from Allen (Texas), and junior defensive back Greg Oliver, who was expected to be the Gaels’ t
NASCAR driver Kyle Busch saw his interim crew chief suspended one race for a lug nut violation. He'll work with his third chief in a month at Daytona.