Imam settles suit with King, signs with Top Rank

Junior welterweight contender Amir Imam, having settled a lawsuit with promoter Don King that has kept him out of the ring for more than a year, has signed a multiyear promotional agreement with Top Rank, the company announced on...

Celebrated names fall, qualifiers outnumber seeds

by Ian Marshall, Editor The women were more circumspect; the men showed no respect. Men’s Singles: Round One (Last 32) …………Japan’s Koki Niwa, the no.3 seed, suffered at the hands...

Plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr and family crashes in Tennessee

An airplane carrying retired Nascar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr and his wife and daughter was involved in a fiery crash at an airport in Tennessee on Thursday afternoon, authorities said.The plane, a Cessna Citation registered to JR Motorsports, overran...

Ruaridh McConnochie: Bath team-mate Jamie Roberts says Cardiff debut will be ‘high pressure’

The Principality Stadium is sold out and the roof will be closed for Saturday's matchWorld Cup warm-up: Wales v EnglandVenue: Principality...

Recent Match Report – England vs Australia, ICC World Test Championship, 2nd Test

Stumps Australia 30 for 1 (Khawaja 18*, Bancroft 5*) trail England 258 (Burns 53, Bairstow 52) by 228 runsJonny, be good. It was a plea rather than a statement and Jonny Bairstow duly answered England's call.Whether Bairstow's half-century, his...

Viktor Hovland (64) grabs share of lead at Korn Ferry Tour Finals opener

Viktor Hovland may have fallen short (67...

Dale Earnhardt Jr., wife Amy and daughter Isla ‘safe’ after plane crash at Tennessee...

Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife Amy and their daughter Isla were aboard a plane that ran off the end of the runway and caught fire at the Elizabethton (Tenn.) Municipal Airport on Thursday.Barry Carrier, the Elizabethton fire chief, told WJHL that...

Pliskova outpaces Peterson to reach Cincinnati quarterfinals

Peterson soon leveled things up, but Pliskova remained in front, saving four break points in a marathon 11th game to keep the pressure on the qualifier, who she broke to 15 in the next game to claim the opening...

Veteran backup Jones first QB to sign with XFL

2:48 PM ETKevin SeifertNFL Nation CloseESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008Former NFL backup Landry Jones is the first quarterback to sign with the new XFL, the league announced Thursday.Jones, 30, has...

Jonathan and James Davies: Reluctant roomies, Wales team-mates

Jonathan Davies (left) is nicknamed Fox, while his brother James is known as CubbyJonathan Davies refuses to share a room with...