University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair, 19, was hospitalized in May after he had trouble breathing and standing upright during practice. His death two weeks later sent shockwaves through the college football world and raised questions about the coaching…
More than 100 former Ohio State University students have alleged abuse by a former team doctor and professor, Richard Strauss. The investigation began in April with former members of the men's wrestling team coming forward. Since then, athletes from 14…
By Elaine Ganley, Associated Press
"Eternal Happiness" said Monday's headline in the sports daily L'Equipe, summing up the mood of many who hope this euphoria will last for months — even years.
By Graham Dunbar, Associated Press
France won its second World Cup title in a match that was interrupted by an on-field protest during the second half that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for.
By Eddie Pells, Associated Press
Unsure of their prospects for more than two weeks while they awaited rescue, the kids and their coach found themselves in a life-and-death struggle that placed an acute focus on the value of teamwork, positive attitude and strong leadership.
By Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press
KAZAN, Russia — Germany is out of the World Cup, the fourth defending champion in the last five tournaments to be eliminated in the group stage.
By Paul Solman
It's drawn millions of fans, its competitors get paid big money and the Olympics are considering adding it. As an industry, eSports -- professionals playing video games for spectators -- is set to gross nearly $1 billion by the end…
In our NewsHour shares moment of the day, a Minnesota high school championship baseball game ended when a pitcher struck out his childhood friend. Watch what happened next.
By Larisa Epatko
Russia is hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the global soccer spectacle that happens every four years. What do you know about this year’s contenders, noisemakers and mascot? Take our 10-question quiz to find out.
At the final horn of Thursday's game in Las Vegas, the Washington Capitals grabbed their first Stanley Cup title since the franchise began playing in 1974. The NewsHour’s Morgan Till reports on what the win means for a team that's…
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