The Chinese capital was awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, beating Kazakh rival Almaty 44-40 in a surprisingly close vote marred by technical problems, taking the games back to the city that hosted the summer version in 2008.
Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks have agreed to a contract extension worth $87.6 million extension over four years, sources report.
Britain's anti-doping agency defended its procedures for dealing with missed drug tests on Thursday after it was reported that distance runner Mo Farah missed two doping controls in the leadup to the 2012 London Olympics.
The Arizona Cardinals have hired Jen Welter to coach inside linebackers through their upcoming training camp and preseason.
They may have lost on the pitch, but the Portland Thorns played before a sold out crowd at Providence Park, a first for the team since it launched in 2012. While fans were not happy about the loss, they have their eye on the bigger picture: women's soccer growing in the country, especially in Soccer Town USA.
It was the first sellout at Providence Park for the Thorns. Portland also held the previous NWSL attendance record of 19,123, set Aug. 3, 2014, for a match against the Houston Dash.
In 1989 baseball’s all-time hits leader agreed to a lifetime ban from Major League Baseball after he was accused of betting on baseball games.
The 22-year-old striker looked as fast as advertised while running through drills.
She underwent arthroscopic surgery on her right knee Friday morning to remove a plica.
Portland Thorns team USA star Tobin Heath and team Canada captain Christine Sinclair return to Portland and talk about their Women's World Cup experience.
An Oakland Athletics season ticket-holder asked a federal court Monday to protect fans from flying bats and balls by ordering Major League Baseball to extend the safety netting at its ballparks the entire length of the foul lines.
Tobin Heath and Alex Morgan will return to play with Portland Thorns this month.
The United States went on to beat Germany 2-0 on a penalty kick from Carli Lloyd and a late goal from Kelley O'Hara, erasing Johnston's fear that she had cost her team the game and sending the Americans to the title match of the Women's World Cup.
The Portland Trail Blazers continued a significant retooling of their roster Thursday night when they selected Arizona forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson with the 23rd pick of the NBA draft then sent him to Brooklyn as part of a four-player deal.
Morgan scored her first goal of the Women's World Cup and the United States advanced to the quarterfinals with a 2-0 victory over Colombia on Monday night. Her previous U.S. goal came March 6 in the Algarve Cup.