World Cup news
Babe Ruth's pocket watch from the 1923 World Series sold for $717,000 Saturday at auction in New York City.
These are the light heavyweight power rankings.
Hank Aaron sees hitters regaining superiority over pitchers this year and also envisions a World Series filled with Red Sox and Giants.
At least three countries from Asia's soccer group -- Australia, Qatar and Indonesia -- will bid for the 2018 World Cup.
Tour de France organizers and cycling's world governing body have signed a deal designed to end years of feuding over who controls the sport.
Italian lawyer Mino Auletta was elected president of the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday, defeating former World Anti-Doping Agency chief Dick Pound.
Midnight Cry Stable paid $57,000 for Curlin at Keeneland's 2005 September yearling sale. The day after the colt's first race, it was clear he was worth much more.
merican ski racer T.J. Lanning broke his right hand in a crash during the downhill portion of Thursday's super-combi World Cup race.
Baseball owners unanimously approved their new labor contract on Friday during a telephone conference call.
A Nevada woman, whose first poker stakes included doing the dishes and washing the car, beat out over a thousand women to win $236,094 in the World Series of Poker's ladies event on Tuesday.
Angola must concentrate more and make fewer mistakes if they want to put on a good display when the World Cup finals start on Friday, team captain Fabrice Akwa said on Monday.
The oldest surviving FA Cup has been sold at auction for GBP;478,400 - a world record price for an item of football memorabilia.
Greece's Euro 2004-winning coach Otto Rehhagel has turned down the chance to lead his native country Germany into the 2006 World Cup.