COURAGE 3, THORNS 1: NORTH CAROLINA WINS N.W.S.L. CHAMPIONSHIP IN A REMATCH

Jessica McDonald scored twice to lead the Courage in a game that set an attendance record for a U.S. women's pro soccer final.

TIGER WOODS, GRINDING THROUGH ROUND 2, KEEPS SHARE OF TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD

Woods shot a two-under-par 68 to finish the day seven under for the tournament, sharing the lead with Justin Rose, the world No. 1.

 
 
 

N.B.A. ROUNDUP: ADAM SILVER URGES N.B.A. TEAMS TO HIRE MORE WOMEN

Silver, the N.B.A. Commissioner, asked teams to review the report about the incidents of sexual harassment and improper workplace conduct...

ON PRO BASKETBALL: CAN LEBRON BRING BACK SHOWTIME IN YEAR 1? DON'T BET AGAINST HIM

With an unproven Lakers lineup around him, James faces a tough uphill climb to the playoffs in Los Angeles.

 
 
 

THE COACH SAYS HE'S ‘BUILT FOR FOOTBALL.' HIS PARENTS WORRY ABOUT C.T.E

Parents reflect on the pressure and desire they feel to enroll their boys in tackle football, despite the risk of brain injury.

THE GIANTS' PROBLEMS START WITH THE OFFENSIVE LINE, AGAIN

With Eli Manning at quarterback and weapons at running back and wide receiver at his disposal, the offense should be better. The line...

 
 
 

TIGER WOODS, AFTER AN EAGLE ON 18, SHARES THE TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD

Woods, who is seeking his first PGA Tour victory since 2013, and Rickie Fowler both shot five-under-par 65 on the opening day of the...

BROWNS 21, JETS 17: BAKER MAYFIELD ENDS CLEVELAND BROWNS' 635-DAY WINLESS STREAK

A 1-32-1 record since the start of the 2016 season became a distant memory when the No. 1 pick in this year's draft rallied his team...

 
 
 

N.F.L. WEEK 3: OUR PICKS AGAINST THE SPREAD

Patrick Mahomes looks to extend a record-setting start; the Packers hope to rebound in Washington; and Los Angeles teams play each...

A NEW SOCCER STATISTIC TRIES TO PLACE A VALUE ON THE INVALUABLE

A new soccer metric, packing, was created by two defensive-minded midfielder to recognize the contributions of defensive-minded midfielders.

 
 
 

BACK HOME IN TORONTO, JOHN TAVARES IS THE CENTER OF ATTENTION

Tavares is the first homegrown hockey superstar to play for the Maple Leafs since Charlie Conacher in the 1930s, creating high expectations.

JAGUARS' YANNICK NGAKOUE ISN'T SATISFIED WITH JUST A SACK

Ngakoue has emerged as the N.F.L.'s premier strip-sack artist, logging more since his rookie season of 2016 than anyone else in the...

 
 
 

MAVERICKS AND MARK CUBAN SANCTIONED BY N.B.A. OVER HANDLING OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT

An investigation determined Cuban could have done more to address misconduct among team officials. The owner agreed to donate $10 million...

REAL MADRID COASTS AND RONALDO PROTESTS IN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Cristiano Ronaldo's Champions League debut with Juventus lasted only 29 minutes, as he was red-carded for apparently pulling an opponent's...

 
 
 

KILLING OF CHAMPION GOLFER IN ‘SENSELESS, RANDOM ACT' STUNS IOWA STATE

Celia Barquín Arozamena, 22, was stabbed to death while playing golf. The suspect had spoken of “an urge to rape and kill a woman,”...

LAVER AND THE POWER OF THE LAVER CUP

He is also impressed with the tournament's format, especially the shorter matches.

 
 
 

ON TENNIS: FEDERER IS BRINGING UP BABY

His child is the Laver Cup, and he's giving it a lot of love to help it succeed, even though the odds are against him

LAVER CUP HONORS THE PAST WITH A TOURNAMENT OF STARS

The second edition of the event will bring top-flight tennis to Chicago this year after its debut in Prague in 2017.

 
 
 

LATE GOALS SAVE LIVERPOOL AND SINK TOTTENHAM IN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Lionel Messi scored three goals for Barcelona and Christian Pulisic had the winner for Dortmund as the Champions League group stage...

THE LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS SIGNED A BIG STAR. FROM SPORTS ILLUSTRATED

Lee Jenkins, one of the magazine's best-known writers, has prompted head-scratching from around N.B.A. with his move from covering...

 
 
 



Tiger Woods is 18 holes away from historic win at Tour Championship

Tiger Woods is 18 holes away from historic win at Tour Championship

Tiger Woods made birdie on six of his first seven holes at the Tour Championship, where he'll tee off alongside Rory McIlroy in the final round. Read more ...

Timberwolves sign Karl-Anthony Towns to 5-year, $190 million extension...

Timberwolves sign Karl-Anthony Towns to 5-year, $190 million extension, report says

Karl-Anthony Towns has averaged 21.6 points and 11.7 rebounds in three years with the Timberwolves. Read more ...

Old Dominion shocks No. 13 VTech 49-35 behind backup QB

Old Dominion shocks No. 13 VTech 49-35 behind backup QB

Blake LaRussa came off the bench to throw for 495 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Monarchs to a 49-35 upset of No. 12 Virginia Tech. Read more ...

LIVE: Real Madrid vs Espanyol

LIVE: Real Madrid vs Espanyol

Julen Lopetegui's side got back to winning ways in La Liga with a 1-0 win over Espanyol thanks Marco Asensio's lone strike Read more ...

Urban Meyer gets applause, Ohio State rolls past Tulane in coach's return to...

Urban Meyer gets applause, Ohio State rolls past Tulane in coach's return to sideline

Returning from his three-game suspension, Urban Meyer was greeted with applause before the Ohio State coach saw his team dominate Tulane. Read more ...

The Braves clinch the NL East: Watch the final out and their epic celebration

The Braves clinch the NL East: Watch the final out and their epic celebration

Watch the Atlanta Braves become NL East Division Champions for the first time since 2013 Read more ...

Wright-Phillips slams 'ridiculous' MLS officiating after costly yellow card

Wright-Phillips slams 'ridiculous' MLS officiating after costly yellow card

The New York Red Bulls striker will miss next week's big showdown versus Atlanta United after a suspect yellow card late in Saturday's win versus TFC Read more ...

Ferguson's fortress a thing of the past as Mourinho's struggles continue

Ferguson's fortress a thing of the past as Mourinho's struggles continue

The legendary manager was back at Old Trafford following brain surgery but Manchester United couldn't deliver as their indifferent form continued Read more ...

Anthony Joshua delivers emphatic answer to Alexander Povetkin's heavyweight...

Anthony Joshua delivers emphatic answer to Alexander Povetkin's heavyweight challenge

Alexander Povetkin drew blood from Anthony Joshua, but the unified heavyweight champion responded with a seventh-round barrage that produced a TKO victory. Read more ...

Kenneth Murray and Kyler Murray on Wild OU finish against Army

Kenneth Murray and Kyler Murray on Wild OU finish against Army

Hear from Kenneth Murray and Kyler Murray after the OU Sooners defeat Army West Point in overtime 28-21. Read more ...