Sports

Soccer players launch social media boycott over…

Soccer players in England are backing a 24-hour boycott of social media to demand a crackdown on racial abuse on the platforms

Olympic skateboard selection begins with Dew Tour in June

Stops on the Dew Tour skateboarding circuit will serve as qualifying events for the sport's Olympic debut at the 2020 Tokyo Games

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LSU hires new athletic director Woodward away…

LSU has formalized an agreement to bring in Scott Woodward as the university's next athletic director

Ticket sales: The least understood side of the…

Tokyo Olympic organizers have launched their ticket website for the 2020 Games

Lynx to retire Lindsay Whalen's No. 13 at June 8…

Lynx to make Whalen's No. 13 the franchise's first retired jersey during ceremony on June 8

NBC, LA 2028 to combine to sell sponsorships, ad…

NBC Universal, LA 2028 combine to sell sponsorships, ad time for Olympics

Champion Patriots open vs. Steelers; 5…

The NFL's 100th season will begin with its most classic rivalry and feature the Super Bowl champion Patriots hosting Pittsburgh in the first Sunday night game.

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Fans, athletes, volunteers will be up early at…

Next year's Tokyo Olympics could become known as the get-up-early games

LEADING OFF: Braves need a closer, Royals-Chisox…

LEADING OFF: Braves need a closer with Vizcaino out for year, Royals-White Sox mix it up, Pedroia's knee ailing

Russia warms to controversial TUEs after doping…

After years of using hacked data to vilify Western athletes as cheats who bend the rules to take banned substances, Russia is warming to a controversial part of the anti-doping system

Rantanen scores OT winner, Avs beat Flames 3-2 in…

Mikko Rantanen scored 10:23 into overtime after tying the game with a goal late in regulation and the Colorado Avalanche rallied for a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series

Russia passes amendments to fine athletes caught doping

The Russian parliament has voted to impose fines of up to 50,000 rubles ($775) for athletes who get caught doping

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Pelicans' Griffin: Gentry staying, and perhaps…

The Pelicans' newly hired top basketball executive says coach Alvin Gentry will be retained