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James Naismith: Basketball inventor is celebrated with Google Doodle

January 15, 2021

James Naismith, the Canadian-American who invented the game of basketball, is celebrated with a Google Doodle on Friday.

Legacy of MLK's 'I have a dream' speech becomes a nightmare for Atlanta sports team owner

January 15, 2021

There's a distance of just over two miles between the Lincoln Memorial and the US Capitol. It was in 1963, on the Lincoln Memorial's steps, that The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. told the 250,000 people gathered there: "I have a dream that one day [...] the rough places will be made plain and the crooked places will be made straight [...] and all flesh shall see it together."

Trinity Rodman, daughter of the NBA legend, drafted 2nd overall in pro soccer league

January 14, 2021

Trinity Rodman, daughter of NBA legend Dennis, was selected 2nd overall by the Washington Spirit in Wednesday's NWSL draft.

US tennis player boards plane to Australian Open despite positive Covid-19 test

January 14, 2021

Tennis player Tennys Sandgren has boarded a plane to the Australian Open in Melbourne in despite saying he tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday.

Houston Rockets trade James Harden to Brooklyn Nets in blockbuster four-team deal, per reports

January 14, 2021

The Houston Rockets are moving on from franchise superstar James Harden.

Olympic gold medalist Klete Keller arrested

January 13, 2021

Klete Keller, who won five Olympic swimming medals, including two relay golds, was charged Wednesday for his alleged participation in the Capitol riot last week, according to court documents.

Chapecoense earns promotion back to Brazil's top division

January 13, 2021

Brazilian football club Chapecoense, which lost almost its entire first-team squad in a plane crash in 2016, has earned promotion back to Serie A.

2021 Masters to allow return of limited number of fans

January 13, 2021

The 2021 Masters will allow a limited number of spectators in attendance, Fred Ridley -- chairman of Augusta National Golf Club -- announced Tuesday in a statement.

Megan Rapinoe condemns US Capitol rioters as 'White supremacy mob'

January 13, 2021

Soccer star Megan Rapinoe has denounced last week's riots in the US Capitol as "a huge stain on the country."

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