Mariano Rivera is one of the best relief pitchers in the history of Major League Baseball. The Yankees helped Mariano Rivera reach a special mark Tuesday night in Seattle.
Monday Night Football kicks off the 2011 season with the Dolphins hosting the Patriots and the Raiders facing the Broncos. ESPN recently announced an extension of their Monday Night Football television deal with the NFL, worth some $15 billion.
The Pool Stage is the initial round of competition in the Rugby World Cup. At the conclusion of this round, two teams (a winner and a runner-up) will advance to the next stage, or "quarter-finals." There are four pools - A, B, C and D, and it is widely anticipated that the top seeds in those pools: New Zealand, England, Australia and South Africa respectively, will move to the next round.
The Rugby World Cup, which takes place every four years, commences in New Zealand Friday. It is being broadcast by NBC/Universal and can also be streamed on the internet at RugbyWorldCup.com
The Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints launch the NFL's lucrative new season. But even as the TV money pours in, a challenge looms: how to keep fans in their seats – at stadiums.
Serena Williams overcame windy conditions and a tough opponent Monday in the fourth round of the US Open. No. 1 seed Caroline Wozniacki, along with Serena Williams, will go on to the quarterfinals, expected to be played Wednesday.
US Open: Serena Williams wasn't on the court very long Tuesday night. Neither was Caroline Wozniacki as the US Open continues on Wednesday.
Maria Sharapova had to use all three sets in her opening match Monday. The US Open tennis tournament, featuring Maria Sharapova and a host of other stars, is off and running in New York.
New York hosts the annual Grand Slam tennis finale, the US Open, Aug. 29-Sept. 11. Defending champions Rafael Nadal of Spain and Kim Clijsters of The Netherlands will be among the players looking to take home some of a record $23.7 million in prize money. Check your knowledge of the Open by taking this quiz.
Michael Vick was in prison on a dogfighting conviction three years ago. Now, the Philadelphia Eagles have reportedly reached agreement on a contract that will pay Michael Vick $100 million over the next six years.
Hurricane Irene: The approaching hurricane brings out 'storm surfers,' those who crave the bigger, more dangerous waves not usually found on the East Coast.
The Indianapolis Colts are built for Peyton Manny, not for Kerry Collins. Adding Kerry Collins is like a man on death row changing his last meal from fajitas to chalupas.
With Nevin Shapiro’s allegations from behind bars that he lavished millions of dollars in goodies on University of Miami football player over eight years, in violation of NCAA rules, chatter intensified in print and online about whether Miami might suffer the worst punishment the NCAA can dish out. Unofficially known as the 'death penalty,' it eliminates the offending sports program from competition for one season (and sometimes more). It has been meted out to only five schools.
Danica Patrick will move from Indy cars into NASCAR full time in 2012. It's still unclear whether Danica Patrick will race at next year's Indy 500.
NCAA critics were growing more vocal even before new allegations that University of Miami football players accepted gifts and prostitutes from a booster. Now, the NCAA faces a test of its credibility.
Eli Manning said he's in the same group of quality NFL quarterbacks as the Patriots' Tom Brady. What do you think of Eli Manning's assessment?
LeBron James recently traveled to Taiwan, where he took to the court with some local players. One got the chance to defend LeBron James and took him to the hoop.
NFL preseason: The games begin Thursday night, with five contests. One NFL preseason matchup Thursday features a pair of playoff teams from a year ago.
PGA Championship: The 2011 PGA Championship teed off Thursday morning outside Atlanta, Georgia. Tiger Woods had a rough first round, while Steve Stricker put himself into title contention.
Danica Patrick has driven in several NASCAR Nationwide series events this year, while still competing on the IndyCar circuit. In 2012, Danica Patrick would drive in more Nationwide events and the Indy 500.