It is the largest basketball World Cup ever but there will be no teams from Asia or Africa in the second round of the sport's global showpiece.
Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora will skip a White House reception to honor the World Series champions, citing the Trump administration's handling of the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in his native Puerto Rico.
Three-division world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko is eager to notch another career first on Saturday as he attempts to unify two belts when he fights Jose Pedraza.
Just two months after his fight with Lucas Matthysse, Manny Pacquiao is set for a clash again but this time, he doesn't need to use his fist.
A formidable Philippine team will leave on Sunday to compete in the International Canoe Federation Dragon Boat World Championships scheduled on September 13 to 16 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Japan stunned the entire Asian continent by pulling out an upset against 10th world ranked Australia, 79-78, in the third window of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers last Friday night at Kobe Stadium, Japan.
Batang Gilas ended up in a very tough group in the FIBA U17 Championship which will take place in Argentina.
Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki lashed out on Saturday at fans who threatened her family as she slumped to a three-set defeat by Monica Puig at the Miami Open on Friday.