The approval cements the league’s plan to begin an expanded playoff tournament in August, and ensures labor peace at least through 2026.
A towering defender, he won the World Cup with his home country in 1966 and went on to coach the Irish national team to memorable runs in 1990 and 1994.
Seattle Mariners outfielder Kyle Lewis never wavered in his decision to play in baseball’s truncated season. Now he’s just got to get used to wearing a mask and not spitting.
NPR's Scott Simon and ESPN's Howard Bryant discuss the week's top sports stories, including the Ivy League calling off their season because of the pandemic.
In the wake of George Floyd's killing, Confederate monuments have fallen, food companies have scrubbed racist imagery from labels, and now, pro sports teams names are under fresh review.
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2020 was supposed to be a farewell tour for Bob and Mike Bryan, the incomparable tennis twins, who have long been the darlings of doubles. Then coronavirus canceled it. Will they try again?
When Kyle Merber’s plans to reach the Tokyo Games were derailed by the pandemic, he realized how much the singular pursuit had been holding him back.
Say hello to "Spot" and "Pepper." They're big baseball fans who never stop moving and never get tired of singing for the Fukuoko SoftBank Hawks.
As one of only two Black managers in Major League Soccer (MLS), Montreal Impact's Thierry Henry used his platform to make a powerful statement by taking a knee for nearly nine minutes of last night's game with the New England Revolution.
It has been four months since a ball was last kicked in the Champions League, but now finally all the fixtures are confirmed for the remainder of the competition.
As qualification for Euro 2016 got underway, few would have earmarked Portugal -- a nation rarely short of footballing talent but with no major trophies to show for it -- as the tournament's eventual champion.
Roxanne Jones recalls covering the launch of the WNBA and says that illustrious history, populated by the pioneers of women's professional basketball, laid the groundwork for the leadership the league is now showing on social justice issues.
British sprinter Bianca Williams says she hopes an investigation that has been launched into a controversial handcuffing incident involving herself and her partner will be "rigorous."
Fernando Alonso does not do things by halves. Less than two years after bidding farewell to Formula 1, but always leaving the door open for a return, the two-time world champion confirmed on Wednesday that he is to make a stunning comeback with Renault next year.
MaliVai Washington is a "little sad." That's because he holds a 24-year record that he never expected to possess for so long -- he's the last African American to reach a grand slam final.
Former world No. 1 golfer Lee Westwood says golf has some work to do in addressing issues of diversity within the sport and that it's "dominated by White people."
Liverpool may have already won its first league title in 30 years but its incredible season just keeps rolling on.
Two-time world champion snowboarder Alex 'Chumpy' Pullin has died while spearfishing in his native Australia.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic was back to his old self on Tuesday, both on and off the pitch.