MANCHESTER, England — Manchester City needed only a few minutes to come out swinging. It has been that way right from the start, right from the moment Der Spiegel, the German newsmagazine, started publishing
In 1901, Annie Edson Taylor, a 63-year-old schoolteacher, became the first person to go over Niagara Falls in New York in a barrel, a stunt she had hoped would solve her financial problems (it didn’t).
The results of each postseason series are engraved on the inside of the Houston Astros’ 2017 championship rings. Most champions design it that way, but the teams Houston thwarted in 2017 were, perhaps,
Quarterback Patrick Mahomes overcame costly interceptions to lead three fourth-quarter touchdown drives as Kansas City beat the San Francisco 49ers. Patrick Mahomes, the Kansas City Chiefs' otherworldly
MELBOURNE, Australia — There will be a new-generation men’s semifinal at the Australian Open when Dominic Thiem faces Alexander Zverev for a chance to take on one of the sport’s Big Three for a title.
The 49ers are trying to etch their names in the history books with a Super Bowl win against the Chiefs, but one of their coaches is already no stranger to making history. Katie Sowers, an offensive assistant
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — The pilot of the helicopter that crashed near Los Angeles, killing former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and eight others, told air traffic controllers in his last radio message that
(CNN) — It's hard to believe NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, whose prodigious talent and win-at-all-costs spirit made him one of the most famous and decorated athletes in history, is gone. He was the rare who
The retired Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant, 41, and his daughter Gianna died in a helicopter crash near Calabasas, Calif., on Sunday. Bryant was among the passengers traveling onboard the helicopter.
“For 20 seasons, Kobe showed us what is possible when remarkable talent blends with an absolute devotion to winning,” NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said in a statement. “He was one of the most extraordinary
The former Los Angeles Laker and his daughter Gianna died Sunday in the crash, and as many as seven other people may have been killed. Kobe Bryant, who won five NBA championships with the Los Angeles and
MELBOURNE, Australia — Coco Gauff was a qualifier and Grand Slam rookie when she played Venus Williams for the first time. That was at Wimbledon in July, and Gauff’s first-round, 6-4, 6-4 victory over
"This is special," LSU quarterback Joe Burrow told reporters following Monday's 42-25 victory over the Clemson Tigers in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game. He torched the Tigers to
Serena Williams won her first singles title since giving birth, defeating the unseeded American Jessica Pegula, 6-3, 6-4, to win the ASB Classic on Sunday in Auckland, New Zealand. Though the implications
BALTIMORE — Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson was the N.F.L.’s most dominating player this season, which is why he is the prohibitive favorite to win the league’s Most Valuable Player Award. as