Michael Phelps took another step toward a last Olympic hurrah on Tuesday as 2012 gold medalists Missy Franklin and Matt Grevers failed to qualify at the U.S. swimming trials for the Rio Games.
Pat Summitt put women's basketball on her back, breaking down barriers with her indomitable spirit and demanding respect for female athletes on her way to becoming the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history.
High-profile English Premier League players such as England captain Wayne Rooney could be targets for the cash-rich Chinese Super League, a leading Chinese sports event organizer said Tuesday.
Buddy Ryan took a back seat to no one. Neither did his fierce defenses that won two Super Bowls.
Iceland's soccer Vikings fought back from a goal down to beat England 2-1 at Euro 2016 in one of the biggest shocks in the sport's history that forced the immediate resignation of England manager Roy Hodgson.
Texas wrapped up a 9-6 victory over the New York Yankees at 2:44 a.m. Tuesday in front of around 100 fans following a long rain delay, and maintained its 10-game lead in the American League West division.
Argentine football legend Diego Maradona and the country's President Mauricio Macri urged Lionel Messi on Monday not to leave the national team despite his vow to quit after a humiliating defeat.
Jovak Djokovic raced to a 6-0, 3-0 lead, then held firm the rest of the way as he opened his bid for a third straight Wimbledon title and fifth straight Grand Slam championship with a straight-set win over Britain's James Ward on Monday.
Ireland international wing Luke Fitzgerald announced Tuesday he will retire from professional rugby with immediate effect because of injury.
Roger Federer hailed Marcus Willis as one of the great Wimbledon fairytales after the British qualifier set up a dream clash with the seven-time champion.