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Shooting at Toronto Raptors victory parade, police say

Jun 17, 2019 • 4:37 PM ET Sports The Washington Post  

At least two people, including one woman, have been shot with serious but not life-threatening injuries, officials …

Why Is a Private Sports Court Deciding Who Is Female?

Jun 17, 2019 • 4:36 PM ET Sports The Nation  

Ronald Katz The Court of Arbitration for Sport’s ruling against Caster Semenya is starting to unravel. The post Why Is a Private Sports Court …

Reports of shooting during Toronto Raptors' NBA championship parade

Jun 17, 2019 • 4:19 PM ET Sports USA TODAY  

Shots were fired during the Raptors' NBA championship parade in Toronto on Monday, the Toronto Police Operations Centre announced on Twitter.   …

Why women's basketball great Tamika Catchings tested herself on 'American Ninja Warrior'

Jun 17, 2019 • 3:57 PM ET Sports USA TODAY  

Four-time Olympian, WNBA All-Star and Lady Vol great tested herself in a new way this year by competing on "American Ninja Warrior."             …

Erik Karlsson Stays With the Sharks, Taking a Top Free Agent Off the Market

Jun 17, 2019 • 3:55 PM ET Sports The New York Times  

San Jose re-signed one of the N.H.L.’s most dynamic defensemen to a $92 million, eight-year deal, turning a one-year rental into a long-term …

Dale Greig, Early Women’s Marathoner, Is Dead at 82

Jun 17, 2019 • 3:53 PM ET Sports The New York Times  

Confounding the notion that long-distance running was too rigorous for women, she finished her first marathon in 1964; 19 of the men in that race …

Australia and Sam Kerr quiet the haters at the World Cup

Jun 17, 2019 • 3:45 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

Australia's path to the Women's World Cup was turbulent even before its upset loss in the opening round. That loss to Italy in stoppage time was a …

Konta makes seamless transition from clay to grass

Jun 17, 2019 • 3:39 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) - Johanna Konta made a seamless transition from clay to grass on Monday, beating Anett Kontaveit 6-4, 6-2 at the Nature …

Uruguay's Vecino out of Copa America after thigh injury

Jun 17, 2019 • 3:23 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - Uruguay midfielder Matias Vecino will miss the rest of the Copa America with a right thigh injury. Uruguay's soccer …

Idaho's Lisa Johnson hired as Nebraska women's golf coach

Jun 17, 2019 • 3:11 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska has hired Lisa Johnson away from Idaho to be the Cornhuskers' new women's golf coach. Athletic director Bill Moos …

Zverev, Khachanov bounce back at Halle Open

Jun 17, 2019 • 3:06 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

HALLE, Germany (AP) - Alexander Zverev and Karen Khachanov bounced back from disappointments in Stuttgart last week to reach the second round of the …

Brazil faces Venezuela in Copa America with Coutinho as key

Jun 17, 2019 • 2:43 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Philippe Coutinho arrived in Brazil for the Copa America expecting to play second fiddle to Neymar. But an injury and two goals …

Arch-climbing fans force Raptors to temporarily stop championship parade

Jun 17, 2019 • 2:32 PM ET Sports USA TODAY  

The Raptors' NBA championship parade was temporarily stopped because fans had climbed atop arches in downtown Toronto.             …

Spain and China advance with scoreless draw

Jun 17, 2019 • 2:24 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

LE HAVRE, France (AP) - Spain and China played to a scoreless draw Monday that advanced both squads to the round of 16 at the Women's World Cup. …

QB Josh McCown retires after 16 NFL seasons

Jun 17, 2019 • 2:21 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

NEW YORK (AP) - Josh McCown was sometimes the starting quarterback, often the backup- and always among the most-respected and well-liked players in …

Germany beats South Africa 4-0 to win World Cup group

Jun 17, 2019 • 2:16 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

MONTPELLIER, France (AP) - Germany won its Women's World Cup group for the fifth consecutive time and avoided an immediate matchup with the United …

Whitmer forms task force to support girls, women in sports

Jun 17, 2019 • 2:11 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has created a task force to support and promote opportunities for girls and women in sports. The …

With new Illinois gambling bill, Cubs consider opening sportsbook at Wrigley Field

Jun 17, 2019 • 2:08 PM ET Sports USA TODAY  

The Cubs are considering opening up a sportsbook at Wrigley Field as the state of Illinois prepares to implement a new sports gambling law.           …

Idaho universities fall short of Title IX standards

Jun 17, 2019 • 2:07 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - State data indicates that athletic programs at each of Idaho's four publicly funded universities fell short of at least one …

Masters ticket scheme: Family members from Texas plead guilty, pay $275K in restitution

Jun 17, 2019 • 2:06 PM ET Sports USA TODAY  

Four members of a Texas family who were accused of running an elaborate Masters ticket scheme are pleading guilty.             …