By securing the U.S. broadcast rights to the Olympics through 2032, NBC tightened its grip on the world's most prized sports property. By awarding a new six-games package to the network, the International Olympic Committee scored a coup that bolsters its financial security.
Michael Sam, the SEC Defensive Player of the Year, announced earlier this year that he is gay, making him set to become the first openly gay player in the NFL. ESPN is honoring Sam for "his courage and honesty that resonates beyond sports."
Alex Gordon singled in the go-ahead run with one out in the 11th inning and pinch-hitter Billy Butler followed with an RBI double to give the Royals a 3-1 victory against the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night.
In calling the Bills' recently negotiated 10-year lease agreement a "short-term solution," Goodell on Wednesday said a new stadium would be the next step in securing the team's long-term future.
Adam Wainwright (6-2) bounced back from his worst start of the season, having surrendered 10 hits and six runs to the Chicago Cubs. He allowed six hits, struck out six and was lifted after throwing 103 pitches in Wednesday's win over the Braves.
The advisory/finance committee held its second conference call in the past two weeks, reviewing the timing and process for forcing Sterling to sell the franchise following his lifetime ban for making racist comments.
Eric Hosmer drove a season-high of four runs, and the Royals scored three times in the first inning. Kansas City won 8-0 Wednesday.
The NFL's first May draft gave everyone a little more time to critique the prospects and try to figure out who is going where and when.
Dwyane Wade knows the Brooklyn Nets will have something up their collective sleeves.
He's just not sure what.
Roy Hibbert scored a season-high 28 points after a firestorm of criticism from teammates and fans. He sealed the team's win by grabbing the last rebound of the game.
Justin Upton homered and scored the tiebreaking run on Chris Johnson's eighth-inning single, and the Atlanta Braves beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 on Tuesday night to end their seven-game skid.
Coach Jeff Fisher says the St. Louis Rams are not looking to trade quarterback Sam Bradford to make room for Johnny Manziel.
Although Kansas City currently only has one first-round pick in the 2014 NFL draft, the franchise would be willing to trade draft picks if the opportunity presents itself.
Next up for Michael Phelps' comeback: Two events that produced Olympic gold.
LeBron James scored 22 points, Ray Allen added 19 and the Miami Heat stayed perfect in this postseason by beating the Brooklyn Nets 107-86 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of an Eastern Conference semifinal series. It was the first win for Miami in five meetings with Brooklyn this season.
A pair of prolific LSU receivers are close but likely headed to different teams in NFL draft.
Kevin Durant has plenty of scoring titles. Now, he finally has an MVP trophy to go with them.
Auburn and Alabama both expect to have several players drafted in this week's NFL draft.
On Monday, former Missouri wide receiver T.J. Moe, 23, signed a one-year deal with his hometown St. Louis Rams. Moe is from O'Fallon, less than an hour west of St. Louis.
Matt Carpenter's two-run double helped carry St. Louis past the slumping Braves, who shook up their lineup but still lost their seventh in a row, 4-3 on Monday.