The Yankees starting pitcher was struck during live batting practice in the team’s first summer workout on Saturday.
Even with a diminished field, the two competitive eaters put on an impressive showing in the annual event, which was held in a private location with coronavirus provisions this year.
“They’re going to be burping and groaning, and I’m just going to have to focus on my hot dogs,” the winner of last year’s Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest mused of a quieter, crowd-free competition.
As games return and dozens of players drop to one knee, leagues that once tried to tiptoe around the issue won’t be able to avoid it.
At one point, Bryan Lee, the interpreter for the Toronto Blue Jays ace Hyun-jin Ryu, was not cutting his hair or changing his T-shirt, to be in sync with the pitcher.
The rankings have key implications for tournament seedings and sponsor bonuses.
The announcement came hours after the Washington Redskins of the N.F.L. made a similar statement. Both teams have been the subject of protests and criticism from Native Americans and others.
Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for Covid-19 and will miss Sunday's race in Indianapolis, according to his team, Hendrick Motorsports.
The Cleveland Indians are taking a hard look at their own name.
“I know you can’t really see the smiles on us, because we’ve got our masks on,” the Red Sox’ manager said as teams were allowed to formally work out again. “But it was a long time at home.”
As the MLB season gears up for a late start this month, one thing will be missing: its annual All-Star Game.
Ryan Babel, one of the first high-profile soccer players to use social media, has spent his career being defined by everything but his play.
The father and trainer of UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, Abdulmanap, has died, the fighter's management team confirmed on Friday in a statement sent to CNN.
The move toward changing a mascot name after decades of complaints underscores how America’s most popular sport has scrambled to keep up with shifts in public opinion.
The review — a prelude to a potential change — comes after years of protest from those who find the name offensive and defiance from the team’s owner.
Rudy Garcia-Tolson is determined to make a fifth Paralympic team, even if he has to start at the bottom. Or on a surfboard.
The decision on whether to participate in restarting seasons is exposing the haves and have-nots of the sports world.
WNBA star Maya Moore has spoken of her "relief" after successfully helping a man overturn his conviction when he he served 22 years in prison.
Liverpool's title-winning celebrations were given a rude awakening as Jurgen Klopp's team was thrashed 4-0 by last year's champion Manchester City in the Premier League.
Sorry Venus, Serena has found a new doubles partner.
This was supposed to be the Pawtucket Red Sox’s final season in Rhode Island before moving to Massachusetts. Without any games for fans to attend, the team got creative.
Global protests sparked by George Floyd's death at the hands of police in Minneapolis are likely never to be forgotten, but less well known are the race riots that flared across the US 110 years ago.
Rocco B. Commisso completed his purchase of an Italian team in record time. It was only after the closing that he learned an agent controlled the fate of some of the club’s top players.
The shipping giant paid $205 million for the naming rights to FedEx Field under a sponsorship deal that began in 1999.
The NFL plans to have the song "Lift Every Voice and Sing" -- known as the Black national anthem -- performed live or played before every game in Week 1 of the NFL season, a source familiar with the league's discussions told CNN on Thursday.
Largely outside of the limelight, athletes like Maya Moore, who helped win the freedom of Jonathan Irons in a questionable conviction, have led the charge for social change.
“How is it possible,” the coach of Liverpool’s champions asked himself recently, “that anybody is 20 points ahead of this team?”
The N.W.S.L. was one of millions of businesses that took Paycheck Protection Program loans this year. The money got the league and its players through eight uncertain weeks.