• Wimbledon win could spark another era of Djokovic dominance

    5:51 PM ET Peter BodoTennis Close Peter Bodo has been covering tennis for over 35 years, mostly recently for ESPN. He is a former WTA Writer of the Year and the author of numerous books, including the classic “The Courts of Babylon” and the New York Times bestseller (with...
  • Philosophical fans celebrate Croatia's historic World Cup, despite final defeat

    In the end, the fairytale was not to be. As the clock ticked down to the end of the World Cup final, the disheartened voice of the commentator easily carried over the now silent crowd of tens of thousands who had gathered with so much hope in Ban Jelačić...
  • Chauncey Billups: My Desire Is to One Day Run a Team … Try to Build a Champion

    Carlos Osorio/Associated Press Chauncey Billups turned down an opportunity to run the Cleveland Cavaliers a year ago. That doesn’t mean his post-playing plans have changed. “My desire is to one day run a team, be in a front office and try to build a champion,” Billups told Noah Trister...
  • Pacquiao stops Matthysse for 1st KO since '09

    Questions abounded about what Manny Pacquiao had left. After all, the Filipino legend, winner of world titles in a boxing-record eight weight divisions and one of the greatest fighters in history, is 39 now and has been a professional fighter for 23 years. He was also coming off a...
  • World Cup 2018: Final buildup, latest on France v Croatia – live!

    2.44am EDT02:44 Angelique Chrisafis reports from Paris where expectations are high ahead of the World Cup final. Fan zones across the country are to be secured by tens of thousands of police concerned about the threat of terrorism. Flag manufacturers have been working overtime to meet extra demand, beer...
  • NBA Summer League: Donte DiVincenzo Struggles; Furkan Korkmaz Shines in Win

    Garrett Ellwood/Getty Images Despite the presence of first-round picks Donte DiVincenzo and Zhaire Smith on the court, Furkan Korkmaz once again stole the spotlight in the Phiadelphia 76ers’ 91-89 win over the Milwaukee Bucks in summer-league action on Saturday.  Korkmaz has been a scoring weapon for the Sixers this summer. He led...
  • Cavs bring back Frye on 1-year deal, sources say

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed veteran big man Channing Frye to a one-year, $2.4 million deal, league sources confirmed to ESPN. “Well I guess this is hello again,” Frye posted on Instagram with a picture of himself in a Cavaliers uniform. Frye, 35, was traded from the Cavs to...
  • 2018 MLB All-Star Teams

    For the 88th year of the Midsummer Classic, baseball turns its sights to Nationals Park in Washington D.C. This will be the first MLB All-Star game played at Nationals Park and the first in the nation’s capital since 1969 at RFK Stadium, the home of the then Washington Senators....
  • Latest news, final buildup and more: World Cup 2018 – as it happened

    9.03am EDT09:03 Of course we’re not going home now. Because the teamsheets for the third-place final are in! And it promises to be a thoroughly entertaining battle for the Golden Boot: Harry Kane (six goals) is in the England XI, while Kevin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard have been...