Russia will enforce a new law cracking down on gay rights activism when it hosts international athletes and fans during the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, the country’s sports minister said Thursday, appearing to contradict assurances to the contrary from the International Olympic Committee.
A nationwide tipping debate has been set off after a photo of a $3 tip left at a California restaurant by New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was posted to the Internet earlier this week.
A Texas A&M freshman lineman and an incoming member of the University of Utah football team died in a single-car rollover crash in the high desert of northern New Mexico.
Penn State’s ex-president and two former top school administrators were ordered Tuesday to stand trial on charges accusing them of a cover-up in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
A former Penn State assistant coach says that longtime football coach Joe Paterno told him the university mishandled its response to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Shea scored 42 seconds after coming into the game as a substitute, and his goal in the 69th minute gave the United States a 1-0 victory over Panama in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. It is the fifth Gold Cup title for the U.S., but it’s first since 2007. The victory also extended the Americans’ winning run to a record 11 games, four more than their previous best.
Chicago’s City Council gave final approval Wednesday to a $500 million renovation of historic Wrigley Field that includes its first massive Jumbotron, improved facilities for the players in the bowels of the 99-year-old ballpark and a hotel across the street.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Titans linebacker Jonathan “Tig” Willard says he helped rescue a family from a burning vehicle on his way to Tennessee training camp.
A grim-faced coach Bill Belichick said Wednesday the New England Patriots will learn from the “terrible experience” of Aaron Hernandez’s arrest on a murder charge and work to improve their player evaluation process.
Clarence Goodson and Joe Corona scored during an eight-minute span of the first half, and the United States cruised past El Salvador 5-1 Sunday to advance to the semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.