The Uganda Athletics Federation says it is investigating claims made by Commonwealth Games 10,000-metre champion Moses Kipsiro that he received a death threat from a coach, causing him to withdraw from the cross-country world championships in China.
Former Olympic race walking gold medallist Alex Schwazer says he is prepared to testify in an arbitration hearing over the 16-month ban given to his ex-girlfriend and former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner.
A man who sued Aaron Hernandez over being shot in the face in Florida testified Wednesday in the former New England Patriots player's murder trial that Hernandez thought he was being followed by helicopters and that he was paranoid about his conversations being recorded.
Brook Lopez had 24 points and 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets reclaimed sole possession of eighth place in the Eastern Conference by beating the Indiana Pacers 111-106 on Tuesday night for their season-high fourth straight victory.
Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 50th goal, reaching that mark for the sixth time and tying a team record with the 472nd of his career, and added an assist to help the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 Tuesday night.
Andy Murray's latest win was especially sweet. The Scotsman was presented with a cake in a stadium ceremony Tuesday after he became the ninth active man to win 500 matches by beating Kevin Anderson 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 at the Miami Open.