Cristiano Ronaldo tops Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-paid athletes

Cristiano Ronaldo may be in the twilight of his career, but the soccer star still tops Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-paid athletes thanks to his huge wages in Saudi Arabia.

How a ‘hype video’ led to Minnesota Timberwolves blowing out Denver Nuggets to force Game 7

The Minnesota Timberwolves avoided elimination from the NBA playoffs in spectacular fashion on Thursday, blowing out defending champions the Denver Nuggets 115-70 to force a Game 7 back in Colorado.

2024 WNBA season: How to watch as a new era of women’s basketball dawns

Never before has there been such anticipation ahead of a WNBA season. With the established talent already in situ and an exciting crop of players arriving from the college scene, it promises to be an intriguing time.

Jamal Murray hits incredible half-court buzzer-beater as Denver Nuggets level series against Minnesota Timberwolves

The Denver Nuggets are still well and truly alive in the NBA Playoffs after leveling their Western Conference semifinal at two games apiece with a 115-107 road victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Atlanta Hawks land No. 1 pick in 2024 NBA Draft Lottery despite 3% odds

The Atlanta Hawks will be selecting first in the 2024 NBA Draft after winning the Draft Lottery conducted at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago on Sunday. Atlanta had a 3% chance at landing the top pick after finishing …

Kyle Larson wins by 0.001 seconds in closest finish in NASCAR Cup Series history

Capping off a weekend of photo finishes, Kyle Larson won NASCAR’s AdventHealth 400 by a staggering 0.001 seconds in Kansas on Sunday.

Tom Brady took issue with a joke about Robert Kraft during Netflix’s ‘The Greatest Roast of All Time’

Tom Brady took some major hits by his former teammates, comedians and even Kim Kardashian during Netflix’s “The Greatest Roast of All Time” on Sunday.

There’s a new excitement around the WNBA this season

Ticket sales for the Chicago Sky have jumped. Celebrities are wearing Indiana Fever jerseys. Google searches for the league are higher than ever.

Why the Bills picked a player in NFL Draft who has never played football: he’s 6-foot-7 and runs a 4.79 second 40-yard dash

The transition from rugby to football has proven tough in the past. Jarryd Hayne and Christian Wade both left rugby near the peak of their powers to try their hand on the football gridiron, with both failing to make it …

MLB plans to modify uniforms ahead of 2025 season following complaints, per report

Major League Baseball (MLB) plans to modify its uniforms ahead of the 2025 season following complaints from players and fans, according to ESPN.

Houston Texans wide receiver Tank Dell injured in shooting; teen arrested

Tank Dell, a wide receiver for the NFL’s Houston Texans, was injured Sunday during a shooting in Sanford, Florida, the team has confirmed.

WNBA great Candace Parker announces retirement after 16 seasons

Three-time WNBA champion Candace Parker announced her retirement in a post on social media Sunday.

2024 NFL Draft: How to watch the next generation of football stars find their professional homes

The free agency frenzy has come and gone. The next big milestone in the NFL calendar is the draft. And 2024’s edition looks to be a blockbuster one, with heaps of highly-touted quarterback talents, a potentially all-time wide receiver group …

Chinese swimmers head to Paris Olympics under a cloud amid row over handling of drugs tests

A dispute over the handling of a 2021 case in which 23 Chinese swimmers tested positive for a banned performance-enhancing substance ahead of the Tokyo Olympics now threatens to overshadow swimming events at the Paris Games this summer.

NBA and Denver Police ‘looking into’ reported incident involving brother of two-time MVP Nikola Jokić

A spokesperson says the NBA is “looking into” an apparent incident involving Denver Nuggets superstar Nikola Jokić’s brother, Strahinja Jokić, which happened after the Nuggets won their home game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night.