United States soccer player Weston McKennie joined the chorus of outrage from athletes protesting against the death of a black man in Minneapolis by wearing an armband with the message "Justice for George" in a German league game on Saturday.
The MLS expansion club in Charlotte will reveal its name in June, team president Tom Glick said.
After a near three-month shutdown, elite competitive sports in England can resume from Monday behind closed doors provided strict conditions are met, the government said on Saturday.
Roger Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete for 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic knocked soccer's Lionel Messi off top spot, according to the annual Forbes list released on Friday.
Formula One rivals Max Verstappen and Lando Norris will be team mates for the virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 13/14, according to the official entry list on Saturday.
World number 11 Fabio Fognini underwent surgery on both ankles on Saturday to cure a long-standing problem.
Samples from the 2017 Tour de France are being re-tested as authorities look for a previously undetectable performance-enhancing substance, Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad reported on Saturday.
Bringing movie star charisma on and off the field and a cannon arm that propelled his team to an almost unthinkable Super Bowl upset, quarterback Joe Namath embodied the megawatt glamour of New York City.
Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez reportedly aren't giving up on their desire to purchase the New York Mets.
A week after the NCAA voted to lift a moratorium on athletic activities and allow for teams to open facilities as early as this coming Monday, the organization on Friday released its guidelines for helping schools allow athletes back on campus during a pandemic.
NBA champion Stephen Jackson on Friday said he would not allow the police to assail the character of George Floyd, a friend he called his "twin" who was killed this week by a police officer in Minneapolis, sparking widespread outrage and days of protest.
Teenage tennis phenomenon Coco Gauff released a video protesting killings of African-Americans in the United States on Friday, joining a chorus of outrage across the country that followed the death of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has informed the league's Board of Governors that he hopes to restart the season on July 31, the Athletic reported on Friday.
Mercedes plans to stay in Formula One for years to come, parent company Daimler has said after renewed speculation about the world champions' future and the intentions of team principal Toto Wolff.
Kyle Busch is the favorite to win the Supermarket Heroes 500 for the third straight time when NASCAR convenes at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday.
Washington Redskins defensive end Chase Young brings immense potential and views himself as the best player entering the NFL in 2020.
The Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada said on Friday it had decided to cancel its 2020 season due to border restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic that also requires mandatory quarantines for those entering the country.
Suspended Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Felipe Vazquez is facing a new child pornography charge in St. Louis, separate from the 20 counts in Florida.
Dee Ford had what he termed "pretty extensive" arthroscopic knee surgery in the offseason, leaving the San Francisco 49ers' pass rusher as a question mark in his second season with the team.
In 2019, Dante Lucchesi and his Champs Sports Grill in State College, Pennsylvania, were on a roll.