Defender Dante Remembers Brazil's 'painful' 7-1 World Cup Defeat to Germany

It's a date -- July 8, 2014 -- etched indelibly, painfully into the memories of Brazilian football fans all across the globe.

Five Astros Named to American League All-Star Team

Major League Baseball announced tonight that second baseman Jose Altuve, shortstop Carlos Correa, outfielder George Springer, left-handed pitcher Dallas Keuchel and right-handed pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. have been named to the 2017 American League All-Star Team. Altuve, Correa and Springer ...

Confederations Cup: The Fan Experience

Traveling around a country as vast as Russia is bound to throw up some logistical problems.

Police: Venus Williams at Fault in Fatal Crash; Victim's Family Sues

A police report says that Venus Williams is responsible for a car accident earlier this month in Florida, which caused injuries to a 78-year-old man who later died.

Former NBA Player Marcus Camby Sued Over Nephew’s Drowning

Former NBA player Marcus Camby has been named defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit over the drowning of his 9-year-old autistic nephew in a pond on Camby's Houston-area property last Thanksgiving.

Summer Kickoff: Carnival Cruise Line and Houston Texans Partner for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston

The Houston Texans are big and burly on the gridiron as they dish out fierce hits and mean mugs but get them around a group of kids and that tough exterior just melts away. With smiles spread wide across their ...

Serena Williams Embraces Motherhood on Cover of Vanity Fair

According to, Serena Williams recently paid homage to the famous Vanity Fair cover of a nude, pregnant Demi Moore, by having the same photographer, Annie Leibovitz, shoot her recent pregnancy cover in a similar pose (the hand on that ...

Most 2014 World Cup Head Impacts Didn't Receive Concussion Protocols, Study Says

More than 3 billion people around the world tuned in to watch soccer's 2014 FIFA World Cup, during which there were 81 head collisions. And only 15% of those injured players received a concussion assessment from health care personnel, according ...

Can an NBA Champ Win at Pro Golf? Steph Curry's a Good Bet

"I'm going to try and keep it in the fairway and play well." Those are modest words coming from an NBA two-time champion and most valuable player -- especially one known for his brashness.

Female Footballers Break World Record for Highest Ever Football Match

They came, they saw, they conquered -- and broke a world record. Having climbed up Africa's highest mountain, taking goal posts and nets in tow, a group of fearless women have achieved what many thought impossible and played a 90-minute ...

Michelle Payne: Jockey Handed 4-week Ban After Failed Drugs Test

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne has been banned from competing for four weeks following a positive drugs test.

Rockets Acquire Nine-Time All-Star Chris Paul

Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has acquired guard Chris Paul from the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for guard Patrick Beverley, forward Sam Dekker, forward Montrezl Harrell, guard Darrun Hilliard, guard DeAndre Liggins, guard ...

Serena Williams Tells John McEnroe to 'respect my privacy'

Serena Williams has responded to John McEnroe's claims that she would struggle on the men's tennis circuit by telling her fellow American to "keep me out of your statements that are not factually based."

Serena Williams Signs On as New “Purple Purse” Ambassador to Promote Financial Empowerment for Domestic Abuse Victims

Serena Williams has signed on as the newest ambassador for Allstate Foundation Purple Purse, the insurance company’s decade-old initiative to provide financial empowerment to domestic abuse victims. The pregnant tennis star takes over for Kerry Washington as ambassador of the ...

Court Is Still In Session: Q&A with Former Houston Rockets Terence Morris

“Growing up. We never had any famous athletes come back to talk to us. To see any players or former players you had to go to Baltimore or D.C. (Washington),” says the native from Frederick, Maryland. Standing at a solid ...