LYON, France (AP) — Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema will stand trial outside Paris starting Wednesday after being accused of trying to blackmail former France teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape.
This Giants season is on the verge of skidding off the rails. Wide receiver Kadarius Toney and left tackle Andrew Thomas both are likely to miss time with their injuries, the News has learned.
If what I read on my social media accounts and in my email inbox are accurate indicators, Mitch Barnhart's most controversial decision as Kentucky's athletics director has not been a coaching hire or even a ticket-price increase.
When you begin covering an NFL team, one of the things you learn quickly is that you should get to know the offensive linemen. Find their corner of the locker room and ask them good questions, because, as a general matter, they tend to be insightful and expansive in their answers. They under…
Candace Parker is the Queen of the Court. The 2021 playoffs were her coronation. And nearly two decades after the Naperville, Ill. native made a name for herself, her family and her Chicago suburb, she successfully brought a WNBA championship home in her first year with the Sky.
As much as the Chicago Bears will cringe seeing replays of Aaron Rodgers sneaking inside the pylon for a touchdown on a 6-yard scramble — and informing those seated in the southwest corner of Soldier Field he retains ownership of the franchise — they still remember Tom Brady holding up four …
There's a long line of N.C. State coaches who made the mistake of tempting fate, and in the aftermath of the double-overtime win over Clemson, Dave Doeren certainly put himself in the crosshairs when he declared, "the curse is broken."
CHICAGO — After Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers scrambled into the end zone for a 6-yard touchdown run Sunday at Soldier Field, his message to the Chicago Bears came across on the FOX broadcast clearly.
LEVERKUSEN, Germany (AP) — Robert Lewandowski and Serge Gnabry scored twice apiece as Bayern Munich demolished Bayer Leverkusen 5-1 on Sunday to return to the top of the Bundesliga table.
Oklahoma's Spencer Rattler and Miami's D'Eriq King have been two of the most prominent football players to cash in on college sports' new era of allowing athlete endorsements.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i defeated Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 3-2 in an Asian Champions League quarterfinal on Sunday to stay on course for a second successive continental title.
NEW YORK — After looking through different areas of the team — including coaches, players and manager Aaron Boone — to see what went so wrong with the New York Yankees' 2021 season, there are still so many unanswered questions.
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Cameron Norrie beat Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 on Saturday in an 86-minute semifinal at the BNP Paribas Open, which will crown the first men’s winner ranked outside the Top 25 since 2010.
There seemed to be no route to goal for Mohamed Salah when he received the ball at a standing start just inside the area with three opponents around him.
NEW YORK (AP) — Casey Martin, the Oregon golf coach who successfully sued the PGA Tour for the right to use a cart because of a rare circulatory disease, had his right leg amputated in what he told Golf Digest was always going to be “my destiny.”
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have added right-hander Chris Martin and infielder Johan Camargo to their 26-man roster for the NL Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers are going with Corey Knebel for Game 1 of the NL Championship Series on Saturday instead of Max Scherzer.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Ruben Neves struck in stoppage time to seal a dramatic win for Wolverhampton which recovered from a 2-0 deficit with 10 minutes left to beat Aston Villa 3-2 in the Premier League on Saturday.
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Armando Broja struck his first English Premier League goal as Southampton picked up an overdue first win of the season by beating Leeds 1-0 at home on Saturday.
NORWICH, England (AP) — Norwich’s wait for a first English Premier League win of the season goes on after a scoreless draw with Brighton on Saturday.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. remembers the hours of boredom watching television and the rain in Texas, then coming so close to another championship chance when that playoff race last fall finally ended three days after it began.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville plans to retire the No. 8 jersey of former Cardinals quarterback Lamar Jackson, the school’s first Heisman Trophy winner.
WATFORD, England (AP) — With a deft touch, a roll of the ball with his studs, a dummy and then a sublime finish into the bottom corner, Mohamed Salah produced another goal-of-the-season contender to headline Liverpool’s 5-0 win at Watford in the Premier League on Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Pittsburgh team playing at Virginia Tech today looks nothing like the one that was blanked 28-0 in its last visit two seasons ago.
CHICAGO (AP) — Kahleah Copper scored 20 of her 22 points in the first half and Chicago used a dominant defensive effort to reach a record rout of the Phoenix Mercury 86-50 on Friday night, moving the Sky one victory away from the franchise's first WNBA title.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Brittany Force made the quickest run in Bristol Dragway history Friday, powering to the provisional No. 1 spot in Top Fuel qualifying at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — At age 22, Josh Gordon broke out as one of the NFL’s brightest young stars, already a league leader in receiving and a fast-riser to being one of the best you-have-to-account-for-him threats in the game.
NEW YORK — Giants quarterback Daniel Jones was cleared on Friday to start against the L.A. Rams on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.
WASHINGTON — Four world-class gymnasts are asking Congress to dissolve the the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee over the organization's mishandling of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith is questionable for Sunday's game at New England because of another neck issue for the seven-time Pro Bowler.
The 2021 Dodgers were so stacked it was believed they could win 117 games, which would mark an all-time high. It was believed, at least around here, that the Dodgers’ primary challenger would be the Braves, who carried L.A. to an National League Championship Series Game 7 last fall. (Others …
CARY, N.C. (AP) — Scott Parel shot a bogey-free 7-under 65 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' SAS Championship.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay’s injury-riddled defense has yet to hit its stride this season. However, the Buccaneers continue to thrive with an offense that’s become even more potent with the re-emergence of Leonard Fournette.
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — An investigation into alleged racist abuse by thousands of children against a Black player at a Europa League game was closed by UEFA on Friday for lack of evidence.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Brazil players Alisson Becker and Fabinho are travelling directly to Spain to complete their 10-day quarantine period after international duty and are in line to feature for Liverpool against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday.
GENEVA (AP) — The six-nation Nordic group of European soccer federations detailed their opposition Friday to FIFA’s push to stage the World Cup every two years.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona midfielder Pedri González signed a new contract through 2026 on Friday, with the club hoping the teenager can help it recover from the traumatic departure of Lionel Messi.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp called on the Premier League on Friday to explain the reasons for approving the buyout of Newcastle by Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund amid human rights concerns in the kingdom.
ZURICH (AP) — A request to increase halftime breaks to 25 minutes for Super Bowl-style entertainment shows will be discussed this month, soccer’s lawmaking panel IFAB said Friday.