Dubai uses extreme cold cryotherapy to treat racehorses in world first

DUBAI (Reuters) – In the searing summer heat of Dubai, some of the world’s top racehorses are being swathed in freezing nitrogen mist to boost their performance. Cryotherapy, which... Read more »

Ex-NFL DE Williams arrested on trespassing charge

Former No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Mario Williams was arrested in Texas on a trespassing charge. Williams, 34, allegedly entered a woman’s home Tuesday in the Houston suburb... Read more »

Colin Kaepernick reveals 2015 police-involved shooting launched social justice activism

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick revealed in an interview published Tuesday that his desire to start raising awareness about perceived social injustice began in 2015. Kaepernick told... Read more »

Russian race walker Bakulin gets eight-year ban for doping

FILE PHOTO: Sergey Bakulin of Russia bites his gold medal after the men’s 50 km race walk final at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Daegu September 3, 2011.... Read more »

MLS awards expansion franchise to St. Louis for 2022 debut

The prospects of a Major League Soccer franchise ever calling St. Louis home appeared to have died two years ago when voters turned down the use of a business... Read more »

MLB roundup: Cardinals stay hot, drop Brewers

Dexter Fowler drove in four runs to power the St. Louis Cardinals to a 9-4 victory over the visiting Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. Aug 17, 2019; Cincinnati, OH,... Read more »

US fencer punished for kneeling on podium at Pan Am Games, other athletes warned

Two U.S. athletes were given a year of probation by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) for staging protests while on the podium at the Pan American Games earlier... Read more »

Octavio Dotel, Luis Castillo — ex-MLB stars — linked to Dominican Republic drug trafficking ring: reports

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Octavio Dotel and infielder Luis Castillo — each of whom played 15 seasons and won a World Series ring — were implicated in connection with... Read more »

Protesting U.S. athletes receive 12-months probation

(Reuters) – U.S. athletes Race Imboden and Gwen Berry have been placed on probation for 12 months for their political protests at the Pan Am Games, USA Today reported... Read more »

Odell Beckham Jr. says trade to Cleveland Browns was ‘personal’

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. ripped the New York Giants in an interview more than five months after he was traded from the team that drafted him.... Read more »