NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday that the fallout following a tweet from a Houston Rockets official who backed the Hong Kong democracy protests has already cost the league substantial financial losses in China.
Justin Thomas made the most of benign conditions to shoot a nine-under 63 on Friday and take a two-stroke lead at the halfway stage of the CJ Cup on the South Korean resort island of Jeju.
South Korea's national soccer federation has asked the sport's continental body to consider action against North Korea for staging their 2022 World Cup qualifier behind closed doors, according to a local media report on Friday.
Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike said on Friday she is surprised by the International Olympic Committee's "sudden" decision to move the 2020 marathon to a northern city and there is no change in her thinking the race should be held in the capital.
Steven Stamkos scored the lone goal in the fourth round of a shootout to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning past the host Boston Bruins 4-3 on Thursday night.
The Chinese foreign ministry on Friday rebutted National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver's claim that Beijing asked that Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey be fired for his tweet supporting Hong Kong's protesters.
Dusty Baker had his second interview for the Philadelphia Phillies' managerial job, multiple media outlets reported Thursday.
The Miami Dolphins, winless through their first five games this season, have engaged in trade discussions with other teams about running back Kenyan Drake, NFL Network reported Thursday.
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, the NFL's reigning MVP, suffered a right knee injury on Thursday that leaves the immediate future in question for him and one of the league's title contenders.
Golfing great Tiger Woods is targeting the Tokyo Olympics as he seeks to add another glittering chapter to his storied career.
Teenage cyclist Edo Maas of Sunweb's development team may never walk again after he fractured his back in a collision with a car at the Piccolo Lombardia race earlier this month, the German cycling team has said.
Leicester City skipper Wes Morgan has said racist abuse in football has got worse since he started his career and the rise of social media makes it easier to target players.
Bradley Beal committed to the Washington Wizards, ending a months-long negotiation while keeping options to hit free agency in the near future on the table for the coveted All-Star guard.
New York Jets receiver Demaryius Thomas termed his short stint with the New England Patriots a "waste of time" and, in an interview with the New York Daily News, said the team was disrespectful to him.
Focusing on a return to managing in the majors, Joe Girardi stepped down as manager of USA Baseball.
Third-seeded Marin Cilic recorded his 500th career ATP Tour-level victory on Thursday with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Croatian countryman Ivo Karlovic in the second round of the VTB Kremlin Cup in Moscow.
The Oakland Raiders are above .500 through five games for just the third time since 2002, primarily thanks to the offense.
The Los Angeles Clippers will win the 2019-20 NBA title, 46 percent of league general managers said in the 18th annual NBA.com GM Survey.
Veronika Kudermetova ousted top seed Elina Svitolina 6-1, 2-6, 7-5 in the second round of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow on Thursday, winning her first-ever match against a top-five opponent.
Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Paul Guenther expressed his displeasure with the season-long suspension of starting linebacker Vontaze Burfict on Thursday.