NFL veterans who started playing tackle football before the age of 12 are more likely to have cognitive difficulties after their careers, according to a study published on Wednesday in the journal Neurology.
In a surprise entry to the FIFA presidential contest, Portuguese great Luis Figo -- the 2001 world player of the year -- claimed the required support of five national federations by the entry deadline Thursday.
Jaroslav Halak stopped 40 shots, falling 8.1 seconds short of his second consecutive shutout of the New York Rangers, and the Islanders beat their biggest rival 4-1 on Tuesday night in their return from the NHL All-Star break.
Student athletes can face unique mental health challenges that affect their performance, and their lives. Student athletes affected by mental illness have started an initiative aimed at helping others cope with the stress of combining competition and education.
Marshawn Lynch found a new way to say nothing. A day after giving the same one-sentence response at Super Bowl Media Day, the Seattle Seahawks' running back had another scripted answer to any questions: "You know why I'm here."
Tiger Woods was all smiles Tuesday -- and with a full set of teeth. Woods gave a play-by-play account of how his front tooth was knocked out in Italy on Jan. 19 to celebrate girlfriend Lindsey Vonn's record 63rd World Cup victory.
Derrick Rose hit a step-back jumper with 7 seconds remaining in overtime, and the Chicago Bulls ended Golden State's franchise-record 19-game home winning streak with a thrilling 113-111 victory over the Warriors on Tuesday night.
Madison Keys defeated Venus Williams and will face Serena Williams in final four action in the Australian Open. On the men's side, Stan Wawrinka nicked a victory against Kei Nishikori after blowing a 6-1 lead in the third set tie-breaker.