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Ronaldo and Juventus Will Avoid U.S. Amid Rape Investigation

Organizers of a high-profile summer tournament for world soccer’s biggest club teams have decided to keep Juventus and its star Cristiano Ronaldo away from the United States this year, eliminating the risk of the Portuguese star’s being detained...

Johnny (Lam) Jones, Texas Track and Football Star, Dies at 60

Johnny (Lam) Jones, a former Olympic gold medal sprinter and a swift-footed football star at the University of Texas but a noted bust as a football professional with the Jets, died on Friday. He was 60.His death was...

Al Silverman, Writer Behind ‘Brian’s Song,’ Is Dead at 92

Al Silverman, a magazine editor and publishing executive who collaborated with the Chicago Bears halfback Gale Sayers on an autobiography that was adapted into “Brian’s Song,” the popular 1971 television movie about the friendship between Mr. Sayers and...

Kareem Hunt Suspended Eight Games for Videotaped Altercation

Kareem Hunt, the former Kansas City Chiefs star running back who was captured on video pushing and kicking a woman, was suspended without pay for the first eight games of the regular season by the N.F.L. on Friday.Hunt,...

A Champions League’s Changing of the Guard Leaves Behind Two Fixtures

The Premier League is, at last, benefiting not only from its vast financial advantage over the rest of Europe, but from its decision — belated, admittedly — to spend a rather greater proportion of that on managers, rather...

Giants Trade Odell Beckham Jr. to the Browns

A year after signing Odell Beckham Jr. to one of the largest contracts for a wide receiver in N.F.L. history, the Giants have agreed to trade him to the Cleveland Browns.In the trade, which was reported by multiple...

Feud Over Soccer Piracy Deepens as A.F.C. Ends BeIN Sports Contract

A toxic political dispute is threatening to sink the Persian Gulf’s biggest sports television contract, a development that could have repercussions for other broadcast rights agreements worth billions of dollars.The Asian Football Confederation, the governing body for soccer...

Everyone Knows Arjen Robben Is Going to Cut Left. So Why Can’t Anyone Stop...

DORTMUND, Germany — All told, Marcel Schmelzer must have spent hours scouring the video, searching for some sort of tell, some kind of clue.Schmelzer, Borussia Dortmund’s long-serving left back, has performed the ritual 16 times over the last...

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Required to Appear in Court

Robert K. Kraft, the owner of the New England Patriots, will now be required to appear at his arraignment hearing in Florida on charges of soliciting prostitution, according to court papers released on Thursday.Mr. Kraft was previously expected...

A Late Call, a Late Goal, and United Eliminates P.S.G. From the Champions League

Marcus Rashford’s injury-time penalty sent Manchester United through to the Champions League quarterfinals on Wednesday, securing a 3-1 victory at Paris St.-Germain that overturned a two-goal deficit from the first leg.The referee Damir Skomina awarded the penalty after...

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The Jonathan Ross Show: Rachel Riley reveals she learned ‘a lot...

The Jonathan Ross Show saw Countdown star Rachel Riley arrive on the Jonathan Ross Showsofa to discuss her time on the daytime show.Speaking...

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