Boston's Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum turned a matchup of NBA conference leaders into a rout on Wednesday while Ja Morant's triple double sparked the Memphis Grizzlies over Oklahoma City.
Masataka Yoshida, who led the Orix Buffaloes to this year's Japan Series title, has agreed to a five-year Major League Baseball deal with the Boston Red Sox, multiple reports said Wednesday.
Superstar slugger Aaron Judge has agreed to a Major League Baseball record nine-year deal worth $360 million to return to the New York Yankees, according to multiple reports on Wednesday.
Dutch international Vivianne Miedema scored the only goal as Arsenal defeated Juventus 1-0 on Wednesday to move to the brink of the Women's Champions League quarter-finals.
British tennis chiefs said Wednesday they were "disappointed" at being fined $1 million by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) for banning Russian and Belarusian players from their events.
Brazil's current first-choice goalkeeper Alisson Becker was still a toddler when Claudio Taffarel dived to his left to keep out Daniele Massaro's spot-kick and set up the Selecao's penalty shoot-out win over Italy in the 1994 World Cup final.
Brazil head into Friday's World Cup quarter-final against Croatia brimming with confidence after Neymar's return inspired a performance laced with swagger and arrogance in the last 16.
Lionel Messi's bid for a first World Cup continues on Friday when Argentina take on the Netherlands in a hotly anticipated quarter-final in Qatar which is also a replay of some classic matches.
Argentina's Lionel Scaloni is the youngest coach at this World Cup, but the 44-year-old intends to prove his relative inexperience is no obstacle against Louis van Gaal and the Netherlands in Friday's quarter-final.
Germany coach Hansi Flick will keep his job and lead the team at Euro 2024 despite their crushing World Cup disappointment, the German Football Association (DFB) said on Wednesday.
Scotland wing Darcy Graham has been ruled out until February because of a knee injury that now threatens his involvement in the early rounds of this season's Six Nations Championship.
Michael O'Neill is determined to lead Northern Ireland to anther major tournament after returning for a second stint as manager two-and-a-half years after joining Stoke.
The International Olympic Committee wants to examine ways to reintegrate Russian and Belarusian athletes, banned from international competition since February after Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, IOC president Thomas Bach said Wednesday.
Dutch captain Virgil van Dijk said he has "only respect" for Argentina's Lionel Messi but believes unity in the Netherlands camp can make the difference in Friday's World Cup quarter-final.
Croatia defender Dejan Lovren said Brazil players' celebratory dancing after scoring goals is not disrespectful, ahead of their World Cup quarter-final clash on Friday.
Mehidy Hasan Miraz hit his maiden one-day international century and took two key wickets as Bangladesh prevailed in a five-run win over India on Wednesday.
The Qatar World Cup was billed as a last chance for Croatia's ageing stars to win a major tournament, but the youngest player to feature for Zlatko Dalic's side, Josko Gvardiol, has been vital in their run to the quarter-finals.
Outspoken and stubborn, Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal is not one to go against his principles, so the inclusion of an ailing Memphis Depay in his World Cup squad underscored his unwavering belief in the Barcelona forward.
If Achraf Hakimi was feeling the weight of expectation on his shoulders as he stepped up to take a history-making penalty for Morocco against Spain, he did not show it.
Two years ago, Dutch goalkeeper Andries Noppert's career was going nowhere and he thought about quitting football. Now he is preparing to face Lionel Messi and Argentina in a World Cup quarter-final.
England full-back Kyle Walker says his team cannot afford to obsess about France's free-scoring Kylian Mbappe ahead of Saturday's World Cup quarter-final.
Brazil, France and other World Cup heavyweights started the build-up to their quarter-final matches in earnest on Wednesday after Portugal made a huge statement of intent against Switzerland.
Formula One on Wednesday named Qatar, Azerbaijan and Austin in the United States among the six circuits chosen to stage sprint races in 2023.
Exeter boss Rob Baxter said Wednesday it would be "fantastic" if Steve Borthwick's success in the Premiership paved the way for his appointment as England rugby head coach.