'These are professional athletes': Tournament chief defends heat policy

Alize Cornet had her blood pressure taken on court after struggling in the high temperaturesAustralian Open organisers have defended the decision not to stop play for extreme temperatures during the…

Harden rusty in return, but Rockets dominate Timberwolves

HOUSTON -- James Harden is back. His game will be soon, the Houston Rockets are quite 's return from the most significant injury of his nine-year career was a success…

Svitolina ends 15-year-old Kostyuk's dream run

Kostyuk was the first player born in 2002 to play in the main draw of a Grand Slam2018 Australian OpenDates: 15-28 January Venue: Melbourne ParkCoverage: Watch highlights on BBC Two,…

Rude boy: All-Star Embiid dismisses Rihanna

BOSTON -- When word emerged that Joel Embiid had been voted an Eastern Conference All-Star starter before Thursday's game in Boston, Philadelphia 76ers coaches and teammates flocked to his locker…

LOOK: Did Joel Embiid, NBA All-Star, reject a date from Rihanna on national television?

It took Joel Embiid a few years to start truly making his mark in the NBA but, as of Thursday, he's now an All-Star ... and an All-Star starter at…

NBA All-Star: Here is the very interesting list of players who suspiciously got one vote

Did Seth Curry get an accidental All-Star vote from someone trying to vote for his brother? USATSI The NBA's new All-Star voting format garnered interesting results, which were revealed to…

CareerBuilder Challenge: Jon Rahm rolls and four other takeaways from Round 1

The CareerBuilder Challenge got off to a slick start on Thursday with 40 golfers shooting 5 under or better. Jon Rahm leads at 10 under after carding a 62 with…

Drew Brees' sons 'crush the interview,' join Sean Payton's Pro Bowl staff

METAIRIE, La. -- Drew Brees' 11th Pro Bowl appearance will be a family ' three sons were officially "hired" by Sean Payton as ball boys for the NFC team, which…