President Donald Trump's criticism of players who protest during the national anthem incited a mass increase in such activism Sunday, with more than 100 NFL players sitting or kneeling, others raising their fists and whole teams standing with locked arms to display unity.
Brisbane Broncos halfback Ben Hunt and Melbourne Storm playmaker Cameron Munster have been called in to the Queensland squad to replace injured stars Johnathan Thurston and Darius Boyd for next week's series-deciding State of Origin match against New South Wales.
Queensland playmaker Johnathan Thurston has been ruled out of next week's State of Origin rugby league opener against New South Wales due to a shoulder injury.
Snow, rain and chilly temperatures didn't dampen the joy of New England Patriots fans exulting in their team's latest championship Tuesday.
There were partly cloudy skies in Atlanta on Monday, but the gloom over the city seemed to be more from the Falcons' gut-wrenching Super Bowl 51 loss.
Australia beat New Zealand 26-6 in a rugby league international on Saturday, boosting the Kangaroos' preparation for the impending Four Nations.
The San Francisco 49ers have had plenty of problems on offense the first five weeks, leading to coach Chip Kelly's decision to bench quarterback Blaine Gabbert for Colin Kaepernick.
The greatest tight end in Pittsburgh Steelers history is retired, off being a dad back in his native Virginia. Heath Miller's replacement, Ladarius Green, is out indefinitely while nursing health issues that won't seem to go away.
The North Queensland Cowboys beat state rivals Brisbane 26-20 in extra time on Friday to stay on track for a repeat of National Rugby League titles.
A trio of Tennessee Titans say they raised their right fists in the air after the national anthem ended to honor the victims and heroes of 9/11, and to bring attention to the ongoing unequal treatment of African-Americans and other minorities.
Colin Kaepernick and San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid kneeled during the national anthem Thursday night, continuing the quarterback's preseason protest of American racial injustice and minority oppression.
Erick Gutierrez scored three goals early in the second half and added another late in the game to help defending Olympic champion Mexico beat Fiji 5-1 on Sunday.
The NFL says it found no credible evidence that Peyton Manning was provided with human growth hormone or other prohibited substances as alleged in a documentary by Al-Jazeera America last year.
Police found a fully loaded gun inside the vehicle former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith was driving the night he was shot, but there was no evidence that it had been fired, police said Tuesday.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning surveyed the landscape of his brilliant career and called one last audible. He's retiring a champion.
NEW YORK (AP) — Setting television viewership records with the Super Bowl has become almost routine, but this year's average of 111.9 million viewers
SANTA CLARA, California (AP) — Denver linebacker Von Miller harassed Carolina quarterback Cam Newton
The champion of the inaugural Super Nine rugby competition will be decided by the Chiefs and Eels next week. It follows the outcome of the semifinals at Apia Park yesterday.
Joseph Parker prevented the Fury family from reclaiming a world heavyweight title by beating Hughie Fury by a majority decision on Saturday, with the judges rewarding the New Zealander's attacking approach in an uneventful fight.
Cristiano Ronaldo lost his cool, and now Real Madrid has lost its main man for five matches at the start of the Spanish season.
Samoa enters this year’s F.I.B.A. U18 Oceania Championships aiming to improve on a promising performance in the 2014 tournament, and a lot of their fortunes will be placed on the shoulders of Linda Kelsall
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