Sep 14, 2014 07:32 AM EDT
It took just minutes after Floyd Mayweather Jr had scored a dominant win Saturday night in Las Vegas over Argentine Marcos Maidana before the undefeated welterweight champion faced the inevitable question.
Sep 12, 2014 06:54 PM EDT
The Minnesota Vikings said Friday they are looking at the legal situation of star running back Adrian Peterson after media reports said he had been indicted in a child injury case.
Sep 12, 2014 07:52 AM EDT
Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was convicted Friday of culpable homicide, escaping the more serious charge of murder for the killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, and will now battle to avoid going to prison.
Sep 11, 2014 02:42 PM EDT
A former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Robert Mueller III, will lead a probe into the National Football League's handling of former Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice's domestic violence case, the league said on Wednesday.
Sep 08, 2014 06:07 PM EDT
Atlanta-based civil rights leaders on Monday that they want to meet with Hawks CEO Steve Koonin to discuss their concerns about pervasive racism at the organization after the team's owner admitted making racially insensitive remarks about fans.
Sep 04, 2014 09:49 AM EDT
Serena Williams and Ekaterina Makarova sprinted into the semi-finals of the U.S. Open on Wednesday, while world number one Novak Djokovic and marathon man Kei Nishikori were forced to take the long road into the last four.
Aug 22, 2014 03:09 PM EDT
Jim Furyk shot a 2-under 69 for a share of the clubhouse lead at the Barclays, while Sweden's Henrik Stenson surged into contention with a sizzling 64 midway through the second round on Friday.
Aug 19, 2014 05:36 PM EDT
The Minnesota Vikings have reached a settlement with former punter Chris Kluwe over his claim that he was released by the team last year due to his support of same-sex marriage.
Aug 19, 2014 09:18 AM EDT
Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee on Monday and will be lost for the NFL season.
Aug 15, 2014 10:21 AM EDT
Rob Manfred shares some of the same qualities as outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig, but as the next commissioner he is expected to bring more of a modern management style to the job.
Aug 14, 2014 08:45 AM EDT
Former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his final chance to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA team to former Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer, when a California appeals court refused on Wednesday to halt the deal.
Aug 14, 2014 08:21 AM EDT
Tiger Woods ruled himself out of contention for a wildcard spot on the U.S. Ryder Cup team due to lingering back problems on Wednesday and has been told by doctors not to play or practice until his condition improves, the former world number one said.
Aug 13, 2014 05:43 PM EDT
Back in action for the first time since a semifinal loss to older sister Venus in Montreal last week, Williams faced another familiar foe in Stosur who humbled the American in straight sets in the final of the 2011 U.S. Open.
Aug 13, 2014 05:15 PM EDT
Former No. 1 NBA draft pick Greg Oden must stay away from an ex-girlfriend and remain on a GPS monitor as he awaits trial on battery charges but may travel outside Indiana, a judge ruled on Wednesday.
Aug 12, 2014 06:03 PM EDT
The Indiana Pacers are not counting on injured All-Star forward Paul George returning to action next season but their expectations for team success will remain as high as ever.