The death-defying jumps that caught Hollywood's attention
Jumping between high-rise buildings, launching themselves off cliffs and gliding across rooftops are commonplace for parkour group Storror.
UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov's father dies 'from Covid-19 complications'
The father and trainer of UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, Abdulmanap, has died, the fighter's management team confirmed on Friday in a statement sent to CNN.
Washington and the N.F.L. Might Change the Redskins Name. Why Now?
The move toward changing a mascot name after decades of complaints underscores how America’s most popular sport has scrambled to keep up with shifts in public opinion.
Sports Are Returning. Virus Cases Are Rising. How Many Is Too Many?
Leagues are setting up bubbles and writing safety protocols, but as long as the coronavirus continues to surge across the country, their seasons remain at risk.
Minor League Baseball Season Is Canceled for the First Time
The decision was expected but still devastating for tens of thousands of players and workers who rely on the minor league season for employment.
Welcome to a Summer of Sports, if All Goes Well
Major League Baseball returns on July 23. The N.B.A. returns on July 30. Both the W.N.B.A. and the N.H.L. will return this month, too.
How Jurgen Klopp turned Liverpool into title winners
After 30 years of waiting, Liverpool are once again England's dominant team. The champions of Europe are now English Premier League winners, guided to the summit by their gregarious German manager, the bespectacled man-hugger extraordinaire who has captivated the city and the club.
He Drove 3,000 Miles to Find a Pool and Ended Up in the Ocean
Rudy Garcia-Tolson is determined to make a fifth Paralympic team, even if he has to start at the bottom. Or on a surfboard.
WNBA star speaks of her 'relief' after helping man overturn conviction
WNBA star Maya Moore has spoken of her "relief" after successfully helping a man overturn his conviction when he he served 22 years in prison.
Liverpool title-winning celebrations dampened after thrashing from Manchester City
Liverpool's title-winning celebrations were given a rude awakening as Jurgen Klopp's team was thrashed 4-0 by last year's champion Manchester City in the Premier League.
'Toto Wolff of Formula E' aims to make sparks fly for Mercedes
His boss might be famed Mercedes F1 chief Toto Wolff, but Ian James is bringing his own "passionate" approach as head of the marque's fledgling Formula E team.
Black boxer who sparked race riots after world heavyweight win
Global protests sparked by George Floyd's death at the hands of police in Minneapolis are likely never to be forgotten, but less well known are the race riots that flared across the US 110 years ago.
Serena takes to the tennis court with daughter Olympia
Sorry Venus, Serena has found a new doubles partner.
When a Farewell Season Was Wiped Out, the Outfield Became a Diner
This was supposed to be the Pawtucket Red Sox’s final season in Rhode Island before moving to Massachusetts. Without any games for fans to attend, the team got creative.
Secret Contracts Held a Surprise for Fiorentina’s New Owners
Rocco B. Commisso completed his purchase of an Italian team in record time. It was only after the closing that he learned an agent controlled the fate of some of the club’s top players.
Adidas Executive Resigns as Turmoil at Company Continues
Karen Parkin oversaw human resources for the sports apparel giant, which has faced criticism from employees who say it fosters a racist and discriminatory workplace.
A Month Before the N.B.A.’s Restart, the Nets Keep Losing Players
The coronavirus and injuries have left the Nets with a depleted roster, raising questions about how competitive they will be when the season resumes in July.
FedEx asks the Washington Redskins to change their name after pressure from investor groups
FedEx, a major sponsor of the Washington Redskins, is asking the NFL team to change its name in response to growing pressure from investors who oppose the name's racist connotations.
Jonathan Irons was freed from prison this week with the help of basketball star Maya Moore
Four-time WNBA champion Maya Moore sat out for an entire season to help overturn the conviction of Jonathan Irons, who she said was wrongfully serving a 50-year- prison sentence.
The NFL plans to play the Black national anthem before Week 1 games
The NFL plans to have the song "Lift Every Voice and Sing" -- known as the Black national anthem -- performed live or played before every game in Week 1 of the NFL season, a source familiar with the league's discussions told CNN on Thursday.
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Golf: Spieth uses birdie blitz to climb Harbour Town leaderboard
Jordan Spieth recovered from a poor start with a stunning run of birdies to tie the lowest nine-hole score of his career in the opening round of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Thursday.