Latest in Sports

Latest in Sports

Cristiano Ronaldo runs during a Portugal soccer team training in Oeiras, outside Lisbon

Why Do We Americans Call It Soccer?

In some countries they call it football, in the U.S. they call it soccer. Why is that?

 | By Simon Kaufmanand Ben Schamisso

A baseball manager exchanges fist bumps with players.

Minor League Sports Are A New Battlefield For Labor Rights

Newsy's "In The Loop" dives into the latest behind-the-scenes stories of business and culture in sports in its series "Scoreboard."

 | By Newsy Staff

WNBA star Brittney Griner behind bars

Brittney Griner Sent To Russian Penal Colony To Serve Sentence

Griner's legal team says she has left a detention center for a penal colony — a common type of Russian prison where detainees work for minimal pay.

 | By Associated Press

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Herschel Walker.

The Rise Of Athletes Turned Politicians

From Arnold Schwarzenegger to Herschel Walker, here's a look at some former athletes who have taken their sports experience to the field of politics.

 | By Paul Crane

Rihanna attends her Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 3 premiere at The Glasshouse

Rihanna Talks Motherhood, Super Bowl: 'It Was Now Or Never'

After declining to perform in the 2019 halftime show, Rihanna said the timing and circumstances this time around were right for her.

 | By Associated Press

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady.

Buccaneers' Tom Brady Surpasses 100,000 Career Passing Yards

Brady, who has won seven Super Bowls and owns nearly every meaningful league passing record, went over 100,000 yards in his 374th career game.

 | By Associated Press

The Houston Astros celebrate their World Series win against the Philadelphia Phillies

Alvarez Blasts Baker, Astros To World Series Title vs. Phillies

While the stain on Houston's first championship might never completely fade, Alvarez's three-run homer helped fashion a fresh crown for the Astros.

 | By Associated Press

Evans Chebet, of Kenya, leads the men's elite division runners during the New York City Marathon

Chebet And Lokedi Of Kenya Win NYC Marathon Races In Debuts

It was an unseasonably warm day — with the temperature expected to soar into the 70s and possibly challenge the record for hottest race since 1986.

 | By Associated Press

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving

Nike Splits With Kyrie Irving Amid Antisemitism Fallout

Kyrie Irving has had a signature line with Nike since 2014.

 | By Associated Press

Kyrie Irving plays basketball.

How New Yorkers, Brooklyn Nets Fans Feel About Kyrie Irving Suspension

The Brooklyn Nets has suspended player Kyrie Irving for posting a link to a documentary containing antisemitic comments.

 | By Axel Turcios