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Pernell Whitaker, Champion in Four Boxing Classes, Dies at 55

Pernell Whitaker, a left-handed defensive master in the boxing ring who won a gold medal at…

Sister of Iranian Soccer Star Wants Women at His Matches

Iran is the highest-ranked soccer team in Asia, a position that underlines the Middle Eastern country’s…

England’s World Cup Nail-Biter Might Be the Greatest Cricket Match Ever

ImageBen Stokes dived for a run at the Cricket World Cup.CreditPeter Cziborra/Action Images, via Reuters When…

Cappie Pondexter, Retired from the W.N.B.A., Has ‘Never Been So Alive’

Cappie Pondexter has no regrets. She declared an end to her W.N.B.A. playing career before this…

The Crowd Roars for Federer, and Djokovic Tunes Out the Noise

WIMBLEDON, England — Yes, Novak Djokovic stared down the deepest of holes in a championship match…

Gio Urshela Keeps Doing All the Little Things for the Yankees

Just before the first half of the Yankees’ season ended last weekend, Manager Aaron Boone was…

Hsieh and Strycova Capture Doubles Title, Then Hit the Ball

WIMBLEDON, England — Hsieh Su-wei and Barbora Strycova were ready hours before the scheduled start of…

Senegal vs. Algeria, Mane vs. Mahrez in African Cup final

CAIRO (AP) — Riyad Mahrez scored from a free kick in the fifth minute of injury…

Robinson Cano and Jeff McNeil Power Mets Past Marlins

MIAMI — Robinson Cano homered for the second consecutive game to help lead the Mets to…

Algeria and Senegal Push Through to Africa Cup Final

Riyad Mahrez scored from a free kick in the fifth minute of injury time for Algeria…

Back in Action, Thibaut Pinot Gives France Hope in Tour de France

BRIOUDE, France — Like a lost love, the Tour de France gains in value for riders…

Griezmann thanks Barcelona for ‘another chance’ to join club

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — One year after publicly rejecting an offer to join Barcelona, France forward…

England, the Birthplace of Cricket, Captures Cricket World Cup

LONDON — England won the Cricket World Cup for the first time in extraordinary circumstances, beating…

Senegal in African Cup final after extra-time thriller

CAIRO (AP) — Senegal is in the African Cup of Nations final after beating Tunisia 1-0…

Griezmann signs 5-year contract with Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — France forward Antoine Griezmann has signed a five-year contract to complete his…