Before her second-round match against Elise Mertens in the Australian Open, No. 23 Daria Gavrilova fielded questions from reporters and apparently some guy who stumbled into the press room.
North Korea and South Korea have agreed to form a joint Olympic women’s hockey team and march together during the opening ceremonies next month in Pyeongchang, according to the Associated Press.
On Day One of the Australian Open, top-seeded Simona Halep stretched for a ball in the second set of her match against 17-year-old Destanee Aiava and rolled her ankle over... and over, and then somehow over even more until her foot was roughly perpendicular with her lower leg. The video is above, but also *shiver*
After their 118-108 victory over the Cavaliers in Cleveland last night, the Golden State Warriors found that there was no hot water in the locker room.
Each of tennis’s grand slam tournaments has its own app, which allows users to track live scores and completed matches, watch highlights, and get the latest news. Anyway, that’s what it’s supposed to do.
Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles said today on Twitter that she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar.
Tennis players often snack on bananas during changeovers. The light meal is routine and usually without drama, but Day One of the Australian Open featured two banana incidents.
Last summer Sloane Stephens won the U.S. Open for her first Grand Slam title. Since then, she’s lost every single match she’s played.
Five juveniles admitted to participating in the sexual assault of a 16-year-old Bixby High School football player at the former superintendent Kyle Wood’s home in Bixby, Oklahoma during a team event in September, according to public court documents filed Tuesday.
Nearly five years after winning Wimbledon in 2013 and announcing her retirement, Marion Bartoli—whose drastic weight loss last year sparked concern and social media bullying—is returning to professional tennis. She announced her comeback last month, and in an interview with L’Equipe published yesterday, she discussed…
When Kyle Edmund went down with an ankle injury at 4-4 in the deciding set of today’s quarterfinal match against Grigor Dimitrov in Brisbane, Dimitrov sprinted across the court, hurdled the net to check on him, and helped him to his chair on the sideline. Super Grigor to the rescue!
Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier, who was carted off the field with a spinal injury during a Dec. 4 game, has regained feeling in his legs, according to a report from WPXI.
Two days after his team won its College Football Playoff semifinal and advanced to the national title game for the third straight year, Alabama head coach Nick Saban groused that there was only one week between semifinals and the championship. This has more or less been the case since the College Football Playoff…
Before first-round play at the Brisbane International Monday, an announcer chopped up Canadian wonderteen Denis Shapovalov’s name into tiny pieces and then spit them out as an incoherent mess.
Three months after a 16-year-old boy in Oklahoma was allegedly raped with a pool cue by his Bixby High School football teammates at the superintendent’s home during a team function, the school board’s only “disciplinary action” so far has been to accept the resignation of the superintendent, Kyle Wood. They did this…
Giants cornerback Eli Apple has been suspended for the final week of the season for “detrimental” behavior, according to a statement released by the team today.
David Eaton, the vice president and executive editor for NFL Media, has resigned his position.
The Australian Open begins in less than a month and it’s still unclear whether defending champion Serena Williams will be playing in it. Despite eager assurances from the tournament director that the 23-time grand slam champion will indeed make her historic post-baby comeback at the tournament she won last year while…
More details and hints about the NFL Network’s culture of misogyny and sexual misconduct have emerged in the days since Jami Cantor, a wardrobe stylist for the network, filed an amendment to her lawsuit against the company that accused Marshall Faulk, Ike Taylor, and Heath Evans, among others, of sexual harassment and…
Tomorrow, the undefeated Georgetown Hoyas will play their one-time conference rival Syracuse (8-1) in Washington, D.C. It will be the first real test they’ve faced all season, considering their opponents so far have been Jacksonville (4-7), Mount St. Mary’s (3-7), Maryland Eastern Shore (3-8), Richmond (2-8), Maine…