NEWARK, N.J. - For all the consternation over whether Mother Nature may or may not visit in northern New Jersey for next weekend's Super Bowl, another unpredictable force could determine whether the event turns into a transportation debacle: the football fan.
ZURICH - The presidents of Brazil and FIFA expressed their faith in organizing a successful World Cup, amid missed construction deadlines and warnings about dropping one host city.
BEREA, Ohio - Mike Pettine knows he might not have been Cleveland's first choice or even the Browns' second pick.
MELBOURNE - The usually diplomatic Roger Federer didn't bother concealing his preference for semifinal winners at the Australian Open.
SAN DIEGO - The best score belonged to Stewart Cink. The best round belonged to Pat Perez. Tiger Woods didn't come close to claiming either Thursday in the Farmers Insurance Open, where the seven-time champion failed to break par in the opening round for first time in his career.
RENTON, Wash. - Richard Sherman wondered if he came to the NFL 20 years too late.
MELBOURNE, Australia - For a full two sets and nine games, Roger Federer was the picture of poise, picking up half-volleys with vintage panache and placing winners past Andy Murray.
SAN DIEGO - Tiger Woods was posing for pictures with a trophy Wednesday at Torrey Pines, and the tournament had not even started.
LONDON - What if they held an Olympics and nobody came?
A few weeks back I updated you on my recent career change from servant of the people to one of domestic servitude. If you missed it, the thrust of that briefing was to let you know the challenges and joys of housekeeping duties to which I now aspire. We discussed the finer points of vacuum cleaning, clothes washing and dusting to name a few.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Novak Djokovic continued an upsetting trend at the Australian Open. The three-time defending champion joined Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova as unexpected early departures from the season's first major with a quarterfinal loss Tuesday night to Stanislas Wawrinka.
ATLANTA - Paul Millsap scored 26 points and the Atlanta Hawks overcame LeBron James' 30 points to beat the Miami Heat 121-114 on Monday night.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Champ Bailey finally gets a chance to live up to his name.
Get ready, Sochi: The Jamaicans are coming, and they're bringing their bobsled again.
Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos and Richard Sherman's Seattle Seahawks were the NFL's best all season, so it's fitting that they'll meet in the Super Bowl.
CHICAGO - In a stunning ruling that could revolutionize a college sports industry worth billions of dollars and have dramatic repercussions at schools coast to coast, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation's first union of college athletes.
Just when you think the first weekend of the NCAA tournament couldn't possibly top itself, it happened again.
NEW YORK - After deciding close calls on the field since 1876, baseball opens a high-tech control room this weekend where the fates of batters, pitchers, runners and fielders will be decided by umpires up to 2,600 miles away in the building where the Oreo cookie was invented.
You can talk about reservoir fishing for bass all you want, and those places get most of the ink in outdoor magazines, but the real secret to catching the biggest largemouth of your life is simple - head to the farm ponds.
No one should have been more thrilled than Vijay Singh to hear about the voting changes for the World Golf Hall of Fame.
PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius will probably testify at his trial later this week, a defense attorney said Tuesday after prosecutors rested their case against the double-amputee runner who is accused of murder in his girlfriend's death.
WASHINGTON - Tiger Woods is not sure whether his ailing back will allow him to play in the Masters, which is two weeks away.