Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers left fielder, has been the standout player of the year in Major League Baseball’s National League, but following allegations of performance enhancing drug usage, will voters choose Braun as the most valuable player?
The bookmakers have USA as definitive favourites to regain the Ryder Cup this weekend in Chicago, largely down to their home advantage, but I think the '13th man' only serves to equalise the two teams.
This is still the time for optimism.
As the Major League Baseball season draws to a close the race for the playoffs is intensifying. Here is a look at who is in contention.
The cricketing world is readying itself for the Super Eights round of the ICC World Twenty20 tournament to start tomorrow after a tame initial group stage provided no upsets and the world’s top eight teams progressed.
Rafael Nadal, perennially ranked in the top two of world tennis, has seen his star falling since defeat at Wimbledon to world number 100 Lukas Rosol and his subsequent injury layoff.
Our coverage of the AFL finals continues.
It was a good game to lose but preferably not by such a monumental margin as 90 runs.
Belgium's Philippe Gilbert lived up to the status of favourite on the tough circuit at Valkenburg, coming in alone to give Belgium the world championship road title after a searing attack on the final climb of the Cauberg.
Those behind the complicated setup of the FedEx Cup play-offs should now be assured of the thrilling climax the competition was set up to achieve.
Six championship belts have been stolen from the International Boxing Hall of Fame in central New York.
New York’s attorney general has ordered daily fantasy sports firms DraftKings and FanDuel to cease operations with consumers in the state, claiming their games constitute illegal gambling under New York law – the most significant blow yet in the mounting legal challenge facing what’s become a multibillion-dollar industry.
Tommy Hanson, who pitched five seasons in the major leagues for the Braves and the Angels, has died aged 29.