Rory McIlroy arrives at the 103rd PGA Championship seeking his first major triumph since 2014 after snapping an 18-month US PGA Tour win drought last week.
Thirty years after the Ryder Cup delivered a "War on the Shore" at Kiawah Island, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth could produce more US-versus-Europe fireworks at the 103rd PGA Championship.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Mike Breen remembers the way he was taught the game of basketball, and quickly learned that it is best when the five players on the floor work as one. Breen - the longtime voice of the New York Knicks as well as the NBA on ESPN and ABC - was one of the honorees Friday night by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, one of the Curt Gowdy Media Award winners that pay tribute to the game's best storytellers in various mediums. ''That team aspect has been the story of my life,'' Breen said.
Michael Andrew crashed through the 51-second barrier to win the 100m butterfly at the Indianapolis Pro Swim Series in 50.80sec on Friday, one month before the US Olympic swimming trials.
Sam Burns, coming off his first US PGA victory, fired a 10-under par 62 to seize a two-stroke lead after Friday's second round of the Byron Nelson tournament.
France's Romain Grosjean captured his first IndyCar series pole position Friday in just his third race -- and less than six months after his terrifying Formula One crash in Bahrain.
Racing 92 scored four tries to defeat struggling Pau 35-29 on Friday to move into second place in the Top 14 table and boost their play-off hopes.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Vanessa Bryant got a private tour to see some of the newly remodeled Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday, viewing the exhibit that will honor the life and legacy of her late husband before the rest of the world gets their first look. Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett officially become members of the Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday night, the headline event of a three-day celebration of the game. ''You can go through the list of NBA greats,'' Garnett said Friday.
Pep Guardiola suggested Ferran Torres could fill Sergio Aguero's boots as Manchester City's leading striker next season after the Spaniard scored a hat-trick in a 4-3 win over Newcastle on Friday.
Vanessa Bryant helped design an exhibit dedicated to Kobe that will run at the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Retired Major League Baseball star Alex Rodriguez and businessman Marc Lore have reached a deal to buy the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves, the team announced Friday.
World number one Ashleigh Barty retired from the rain-hit Italian Open on Friday with an arm injury just two weeks before the start of Roland Garros as Rafael Nadal reached the semi-finals of a Masters event for the 75th time.
Drug-tainted Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit will attempt to claim the second leg of US horse racing's Triple Crown on Saturday as the 146th Preakness Stakes takes place in Baltimore under a cloud of doping intrigue.
Home hopes Johann Zarco of Ducati-Pramac and Fabio Quartararo of Yamaha set the pace in the second free practice session for the French MotoGP at the Bugatti Circuit at Le Mans on Friday.
World number one Novak Djokovic's quarter-final match against Stefanos Tsitsipas has been pushed back until Saturday after play was suspended because of rain on Friday.
Roger Federer said Friday that athletes need a firm decision on whether the Tokyo Olympics are going ahead, with the tennis star saying he was in two minds over the Games.
Unable to stop their season-ending free fall, the Boston Celtics look to salvage some momentum heading into the play-in round when they visit the rebuilding Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday afternoon. Once as high the fourth seed, the Celtics (35-35) have sputtered and succumbed to injury down the stretch. Boston was locked into a spot in the play-in tournament after its 102-94 loss in Cleveland on Wednesday night.
Philadelphia 76ers center Dwight Howard was issued a one-game suspension without pay by the NBA on Friday after being whistled for his 16th technical foul of the 2020-21 season.
The WNBA is counting it. All the draft picks, the players, the championships, the dynasties. Quarter-century. It means the WNBA is here to stay. And to grow for the next quarter-century.
England cricket coach Chris Silverwood will "pass on the reins" to assistants Graham Thorpe and Paul Collingwood during the upcoming one-day series at home to Sri Lanka and Pakistan as he bids to get "refreshed" amid a congested fixture schedule.
This year's IndyCar race scheduled for the streets of Toronto in July has been called off because of Covid-19 issues, the open-wheel racing series announced Friday.
Five-time major winner Phil Mickelson has received a rare special exemption into the 121st US Open, where he will try to complete a career Grand Slam, the US Golf Association said Friday.