MLB notebook: Padres make Machado’s $300 million deal official

The San Diego Padres made their 10-year commitment to infielder Manny Machado official Thursday, revealing that the $300 million contract has an opt-out clause in five years. FILE PHOTO:... Read more »

Golf: McIlroy almost aces par-four en route to Mexico Championship lead

Feb 21, 2019; Mexico City, MEX; Rory McIlroy plays his shot from the 12th tee during the first round of the WGC – Mexico Championship golf tournament at Club... Read more »

New Jersey sportsbook refunds bets after Duke player’s sneaker mishap

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. sportsbook has refunded wagers from fans who bet on Duke University to win a college basketball game on Wednesday evening but instead saw... Read more »

Nike stumbles into social media storm after basketball star’s shoe splits

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Nike Inc sneaker worn by a college basketball superstar split in half less than a minute into a highly anticipated game between Duke University... Read more »

Global Champions League teams announced for 2019 season

London Knights, last year’s winner of the GCL Championship, has retained the core of its powerful line up and added Max Kuhner to the ranks of Ben Maher, Olivier... Read more »

Cycling: Copenhagen to host 2021 Tour de France depart

(Reuters) – Copenhagen will host the opening three stages of the 2021 Tour de France making it the most northerly Grand Depart in the race’s history, organizers confirmed on... Read more »

Paris 2024: Breakdancing proposed as new Olympic sport

Story highlights Breakdancing put forward as new Olympic sport for 2024 Surfing, sport climbing and skateboarding also proposed for inclusion The IOC will make its final decision by December... Read more »

Source: NFL wants more info from Rams on Gurley’s injury

A revelation from running back C.J. Anderson that Todd Gurley’s knee injury was more severe than the Los Angeles Rams thought — and disclosed — triggered an NFL request... Read more »

Zion Williamson and Duke scuppered by burst Nike shoe

Williamson, thought by many to be basketball’s brightest prospect since LeBron James, went down hard when his shoe split in half while planting his foot, forcing him off with... Read more »

Golf: McIlroy to skip Irish Open to focus on Open Championship

FILE PHOTO: February 17, 2019; Pacific Palisades, CA, USA; Rory McIlroy hits from the twelfth hole tee box during the final round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at... Read more »