The degenerative damage potentially caused by repeated blows to the head in soccer has been highlighted by a rare study of brains of a small number of retired players who developed dementia.
Ronnie O'Sullivan wasted a 3-0 lead as he was stunned 4-3 by Mark Davis in the second round of the Welsh Open snooker tournament in Cardiff on Wednesday.
Back spasms not only kept Tiger Woods from playing at Riviera, they forced him to withdraw from a news conference.
It didn't take long for Diego Maradona to start making headlines on his short trip to Europe.
Chinese Super League (CSL) outfit Shanghai SIPG confirmed the signing of former Real Madrid and Chelsea central defender Ricardo Carvalho on Wednesday.
The defending champions came from behind to defeat Napoli 3-1 in the first leg of the Round of 16 on Wednesday.
Bayern Munich answered its critics with a comprehensive 5-1 rout of Arsenal in the first leg of their Champions League clash to put one foot in the quarterfinals on Wednesday.
China is working towards its soccer dream by cultivating young talent at 6,000 medium and primary school soccer programs.
With Gareth Bale not fully fit and Karim Benzema still struggling, it will be Cristiano Ronaldo again carrying the load for Real Madrid in the Champions League.
LeBron James had 25 points, 14 assists and eight rebounds to turn back a charge from Andrew Wiggins and help the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 116-108 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.