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Both Rafael Nadal (left) and Naomi Osaka (right) have dropped out of the 2021 Wimbledon tournament. (Image: Scott Barbour/AAP Image)

Naomi Osaka, Rafael Nadal Pull Out of Wimbledon, Odds Shift to Other Favorites

Wimbledon is losing two of its biggest attractions for this year’s tournament, as both Naomi Osaka and Rafael Nadal have dropped out of the tournament for different reasons. Osaka’s agent released a statement on Thursday, explaining the player’s decision to skip Wimbledon. Barty becomes Wimbledon favorite after Osaka withdrawal Osaka […]

Giannis 'Greek Freak' Antetokounmpo from the Milwaukee Bucks attempts a shot in traffic against Kevin Durant and other members of the Brooklyn Nets. (Image: Getty)

Do or Die Game 6 for Greek Freak and the Milwaukee Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks are down 3-2 and on the brink of elimination from the 2021 NBA Playoffs, but they host Game 6 on their home court against the banged-up Brooklyn Nets for a chance to even the series and force a Game 7. The Brooklyn Nets won Game 5 without […]

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit remains the focus of a legal battle over his urine sample. On Wednesday, a Kentucky judge allowed further testing on the colt. (Image: Churchill Downs/Coady Photography)

Judge Grants Baffert’s Request for More Testing of Medina Spirit’s Urine

Kentucky Judge Thomas Wingate granted permission on Wednesday for a urine sample of Kentucky Derby champion Medina Spirit to undergo extra testing at a New York lab. Blood-Horse first reported that Wingate, a Circuit Court Judge from Franklin, Kentucky, specified the details for the sample’s transfer from the Kentucky Horse […]

Just like the last time Del Mar played host to the Breeders' Cup in 2017, the seaside track will open to 100% of capacity. (Image: Sean M. Haffey/Getty)

Saratoga, Breeders’ Cup Opening Gates to 100% of Capacity

Officials from both Saratoga Race Course and the Breeders’ Cup at Del Mar announced Wednesday that their facilities will open to 100% capacity this year. The NYRA also announced the full reopening of Belmont Park, beginning June 24. The NYRA’s announcements came on the heels of New York Gov. Andrew […]

Stradivarius can tie Yeats' record with his fourth consecutive Gold Cup victory Thursday at Royal Ascot. (Image: britishchampionsseries.com)

Stradivarius Seeks to Write His Name in the Royal Ascot Record Book

Can Stradivarius, a horse named after a musical instrument, equal Yeats, a horse named after a poet? That next landmark awaits the 7-year-old horse as Thursday’s Day 3 storyline at Royal Ascot. That landmark would be a fourth consecutive Gold Cup title, which would tie Stradivarius with Yeats. He won […]

Jon Rahm is the second pick to win The Players Championship at 10/1, but could be a better choice than the 7/1 favorite, Rory McIlroy. (Image: Getty)

Jon Rahm, Patrick Reed Strong DFS Picks for Torrey Pines

The PGA Tour heads to Torrey Pines this week for the US Open — the first time it’s returning to that iconic venue since Tiger Woods’ historic victory in 2008. While it’s unlikely a player will dominate this year like Woods did during that tournament, some golfers are poised to […]

Major League Baseball has announced a crackdown on pitchers using foreign substances, with enforcement set to begin on Monday. (Image: Patrick Smith/Getty)

Sticky Situation: MLB Unveils New Guidelines on Foreign Substances for Pitchers

Major League Baseball rules already prohibit pitchers from using foreign substances to improve their grip on the ball, but that hasn’t stopped players from flaunting that rule — to varying degrees — for decades. But starting on Monday, MLB officials say they’ll be cracking down on ball-tampering in an attempt […]

Lord North took command of last year's Prince of Wales's Stakes. Yet he's not the favorite for Wednesday's lone Group 1 race at Royal Ascot. (Image: Racenews)

Can Defending Champion Lord it Over Love in Prince of Wales’s Stakes?

The Prince of Wales’s Stakes gives you defending champion Lord North with leading jockey Frankie Dettori and standout trainer John Gosden getting an assist from his son, Thady. What could possibly go wrong for the 5-year-old gelding in Royal Ascot’s Day 2 marquee race? Well, that’s what Love’s got to […]

French national team coach Didier Deschamps congratulates Karim Benzema after France beat Germany 1-0 in Munich for their Euro 2020 opening game. (Image: Twitter/equipedefrance)

World Champions France Defeat Germany in Euro 2020 Clash of Titans

The much anticipated Group F game between Germany and France in Munich confirmed the World Champions’ firm bid for a continental triumph at Euro 2020. Germany enjoyed more of the ball (59% vs 41%) and had more attempts (10 to 4), but forced France Keeper Hugo Lloris to just one […]