Saturday, April 18, 2015
The National Basketball Association is stepping up its drug testing program by having the players undergo blood testing for Human Growth Hormone (HGH) beginning next season, the league announced on Thursday.
Rafa Benitez worked his European magic again on Thursday as a rampant Napoli produced a superb display to beat VfL Wolfsburg 4-1 in Germany in the first leg of their Europa League quarterfinal.
Liverpool and Italy striker Mario Balotelli has received more than 4,000 racist messages via social media this season, according to new research from British anti-discrimination body Kick it Out.
The Australian Football League (AFL) anti-doping tribunal on Friday found a sports scientist at a leading club guilty of 10 code breaches including trafficking in a case that sent shockwaves through the sport.
The New York Rangers opened the NHL playoffs with a fourth straight postseason victory over Pittsburgh on Thursday, while Detroit and Minnesota both got victories on the road to start their campaigns.
Bahrain, host of a Formula One Grand Prix this weekend, is carrying out rampant human rights abuses against opposition activists despite promises of reform, Amnesty International said Thursday.
It's been quite some time since Jordan Spieth had to explain a performance this poor. The Masters champion had a post-Masters letdown in the opening round Thursday, shooting 3-over 74 to end his run of 16 straight rounds under par. He blamed it all on himself -- and not the two-day celebratory media tour in New York this week.
Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan has labeled English rival Judd Trump the favorite to win the 2015 World Championship, which starts on Saturday.
Michael Phelps won the 100-meter butterfly at his first meet in eight months Thursday night, beginning his push to compete at a fifth Olympics next year.
FINA president Julio Maglione travels business class but gets no salary, the world swimming federation said Friday as it became the first major sport to answer calls by the Olympic leader for greater transparency.