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Jockey Mike Smith back on familiar turf at Belmont

Jockey Mike Smith back on familiar turf at Belmont

In this May 24, 2018, photo Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith takes questions about horse Justify at the Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. Mike Smith has ridden some of the best horses in history, Zenyatta and Arrogate come to mind, and is the career leader in Breeders’ Cup victories. Now at 52, he […]

NBA Finals 2018 Live: Cavs vs. Warriors Game 3 Updates

NBA Finals 2018 Live: Cavs vs. Warriors Game 3 Updates

“That was incredible what he did out there tonight,” Warriors Coach Steve Kerr said of Durant. “Some of those shots, I don’t think anybody in the world can hit those but him.” James did all he could for the Cavaliers, collecting 33 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds. As far as solo acts go in […]

No women in Forbes' top 100 richest athletes list

No women in Forbes' top 100 richest athletes list

Since the magazine expanded its list in 2010, at least one female star has always made the cut. Tennis player Serena Williams was the sole female representative last year, coming in at 51st. Though a number of sports tournaments now pay men and women equal prize money — in 1973 not one sport rewarded both […]

Diana Taurasi feeling rejuvenated early in WNBA season

Diana Taurasi feeling rejuvenated early in WNBA season

FILE – In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Phoenix Mercury’s Diana Taurasi reacts to a call in their favor against the Seattle Storm in the first half of a WNBA basketball game, in Seattle. Taurasi is looking refreshed this season. She used her time away from playing basketball this winter to rest, recover and […]

San Francisco 49ers great Dwight Clark dies at age 61

San Francisco 49ers great Dwight Clark dies at age 61

San Francisco 49ers great Dwight Clark passed away Monday at the age of 61, his family confirmed. Clark will be best remembered for his role in “The Catch,” the game-winning touchdown reception at the end of the 1981 NFC Championship Game, which sent San Francisco to its first Super Bowl and ignited a dynasty. Clark […]

Auburn's Mize, Florida's Singer among best in MLB draft

Auburn's Mize, Florida's Singer among best in MLB draft

NEW YORK (AP) Casey Mize has dazzled scouts for months with his impressive arsenal of pitches. The tantalizingly talented Auburn right-hander could find himself leading off the Major League Baseball draft on Monday night , with the Detroit Tigers ready to go on the clock with the No. 1 pick . While Mize has long […]

Fiery Alli vows to keep cool at World Cup

Fiery Alli vows to keep cool at World Cup

Fiery England star Dele Alli has promised to keep his cool at the World Cup. Alli has been targeted by opponents keen to provoke the volatile Tottenham midfielder. Alli has been involved in a series of incidents when his temper has got the better of him. Some pundits fear Alli could suffer the same fate […]

5 former Houston Texans cheerleaders sue team over low pay, harassment

5 former Houston Texans cheerleaders sue team over low pay, harassment

The women said they were paid $7.25 an hour, which is less than the parking attendants at the stadium where the team plays, according to Allred. But for many appearances, including during international travel, the women were not fairly compensated for their time and were often not given stipends for things like food during the […]

Tiger Tracker: Follow Tiger Woods' Friday round at the Memorial Tournament shot-by-shot

Tiger Tracker: Follow Tiger Woods' Friday round at the Memorial Tournament shot-by-shot

Tiger Woods tees off on the ninth hole during the second round of The Memorial.(Photo: Aaron Doster, USA TODAY Sports) Making his final start before the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock, Tiger Woods is back in action this week at the Memorial Tournament, hosted by Jack Nicklaus. After early struggles on Thursday, Tiger Woods found […]

Stephen Curry's Game 1 Destroys Idea He's Not Made for NBA Finals

Stephen Curry's Game 1 Destroys Idea He's Not Made for NBA Finals

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Stephen Curry already boasts an immaculate resume, one that would guarantee him a Springfield induction even if he retired at the conclusion of the 2018 NBA Finals.  He’s the greatest shooter of all time and a scoring champion, as well as the lone unanimous MVP in league history. Just for kicks, he has […]