Athlete Retirement

Hall of Fame ballot newcomers: Jones, Thome, Vizquel

Nov 21, 2017

Chipper Jones, Jim Thome and Omar Vizquel among 19 newcomers on baseball Hall of Fame ballot

The Latest: Keselowski: Ford could 'take a drubbing' in '18

Nov 20, 2017

Brad Keselowski has concerns that Ford could "take a drubbing next year" if there isn't more manufacturer parity in NASCAR

The Latest: Hamlin steals pole from title contender Truex.

Nov 18, 2017

Denny Hamlin stole the pole for NASCAR's season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Wiggins returns to competitive sport at indoor rowing champs

Nov 17, 2017

Bradley Wiggins is returning to competitive sport for the first time since retiring from cycling, with the former Tour de France champion taking part in British Rowing's indoor championships next month

Italy's 'lost generation' will lack any World Cup experience

Nov 15, 2017

Call them Italy's "lost generation": The Azzurri's failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup means that a good portion of the squad's players will not have appeared in football's premier tournament by the time they approach their 30s

Corruption In Sports

12 arrested in Thailand in soccer match-fixing investigation

Nov 21, 2017

Football Association of Thailand president Somyot Poompanmuang says five players and two match officials from the top-flight national league are among 12 people arrested for alleged match fixing

Defense lawyer calls witness at FIFA bribery trial 'liar'

Nov 18, 2017

Lawyer for South American soccer official charged in corruption case involving the sport's governing body calls key witness at New York trial 'serial liar'

Witness says he paid $160M in bribes to soccer officials

Nov 17, 2017

A former marketing executive from Argentina has testified at a New York trial he arranged to pay 30 soccer officials about $160 million in bribes since the early 2000s

Diversity In Sports

Rapper Macklemore wades into Australia's gay marriage debate

Sep 28, 2017

U.S. rapper Macklemore is wading into Australia's gay marriage debate by vowing to sing his marriage equality anthem "Same Love" during a weekend rugby final

The Latest: Pistons coach not 1 to just stick to sports

Sep 26, 2017

The Latest: Pistons coach not one to just stick to sports

In 'Battle of the Sexes,' King passes a baton to Emma Stone

Sep 19, 2017

In "Battle of the Sexes," Billie Jean King passes a baton to Emma Stone, who is now pushing for pay equality in Hollywood

Sports Media

Cheika's conduct during England-Australia being investigated

Nov 20, 2017

A disciplinary officer is investigating the conduct of Australia rugby coach Michael Cheika during his team's 30-6 loss to England at Twickenham

FIFA critic Lineker picked to host World Cup draw in Moscow

Nov 17, 2017

Former England forward Gary Lineker and Russian sports journalist Maria Komandnaya will present the World Cup draw in Moscow on Dec. 1

Comcast talking to Fox about a deal, source says

Nov 17, 2017

Comcast is talking to Fox about buying similar parts of the company that Disney was reportedly interested in, according to a person familiar with the situation

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