Top Sports News

Subscribe to Top Sports News feed Top Sports News is your source for breaking news, business, financial and investing news, including personal finance and stocks. Reuters is the leading global provider of news, financial information and technology solutions to the world's media, financial institutions, businesses and individuals.
Updated: 29 min 11 sec ago

Golf: Koepka fends off Fleetwood charge to win U.S. Open

1 hour 20 min ago
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (Reuters) - American Brooks Koepka putted brilliantly to win the U.S. Open by one stroke at Shinnecock Hills on Sunday, becoming the first player in almost 30 years to successfully defend his title.

Golf: Koepka staves off Fleetwood charge to win U.S. Open

2 hours 38 min ago
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (Reuters) - American Brooks Koepka putted brilliantly to become the first U.S. Open champion in 29 years to successfully defend his title when he clinched a one-stroke victory on Sunday.

Coutinho scorcher not enough as Brazil held 1-1 by Swiss

5 hours 24 min ago
ROSTOV-ON-DON (Reuters) - Brazil joined the host of big guns who have failed to fire in their opening World Cup game as lax defending from a corner allowed Switzerland to cancel out Philippe Coutinho's spectacular curling strike and grab a 1-1 draw on Sunday.

Golf: Fleetwood shoots 63, matches best round in U.S. Open history

5 hours 34 min ago
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (Reuters) - Englishman Tommy Fleetwood matched the lowest score in U.S. Open history, a seven-under-par 63 in the final round on Sunday that gave him an outside chance of winning the championship.

Take 5: Cabrera, Davis and the worst contracts in baseball

5 hours 41 min ago
With one swing of the bat, the Detroit Tigers got a reminder last week that the real hard times have yet to come.

Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland in Group E opener

5 hours 43 min ago
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (Reuters) - A second-half header from Steven Zuber canceled out a sensational early goal from Philippe Coutinho as Switzerland and Brazil drew 1-1 in a tight Group E World Cup opener on Sunday.

Thunder cut ties with announcer suspended after Westbrook comment

5 hours 56 min ago
The Oklahoma City Thunder won't bring back television play-by-play announcer Brian Davis next season, the team announced this week.

Former NBA player Hickson facing armed robbery charge

6 hours 8 min ago
Former NBA player J.J. Hickson was arrested on a charge of armed robbery and is being held in Coweta County Jail in Georgia.

Shaq's advice to LeBron: Don't chase rings

6 hours 35 min ago
Shaquille O'Neal says he hopes LeBron James doesn't make the same mistake he did in the back end of his career.

Brazil lead Switzerland 1-0 at halftime

6 hours 55 min ago
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (Reuters) - A spectacular Philippe Coutinho goal gave Brazil a 1-0 halftime lead over Switzerland in their opening Group E match on Sunday.

Mexico spring perfect trap to catch naive Germans napping

7 hours 36 min ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Mexico sprang the perfect trap for confident and overwhelming pre-game favorites Germany on Sunday to take advantage of the champions' defensive weakness in their opening match at the World Cup.

Mexico stun champions Germany 1-0 in World Cup opener

8 hours 3 min ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Defending champions Germany crashed to defeat in their first game at the World Cup on Sunday as an enterprising Mexico refused to be intimidated and came away 1-0 winners in a thrill-packed Group F opener.

England free of baggage of past defeats: Southgate

8 hours 7 min ago
VOLGOGRAD, Russia (Reuters) - England will go into their opening game of the World Cup against Tunisia on Monday free of the psychological burden that has built up after a string of limp tournament exits, manager Gareth Southgate said on Sunday.

Mexico stun holders Germany 1-0 in World Cup opener

8 hours 53 min ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Germany were stunned 1-0 by Mexico in the opening game of their World Cup defense on Sunday as Hirving Lozano finished off a sharp counter-attack that exposed the ragged defending that the four-times winners had displayed in their warm-up games.

Fowler shoots 65 after Shinnecock greens watered overnight

8 hours 57 min ago
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (Reuters) - Rickie Fowler took advantage of benign conditions with a closing five-under-par 65, the best round of the championship as birdies were plentiful early on Sunday in the final round at the U.S. Open.

All-action Mexico lead Germany 1-0 at halftime

9 hours 57 min ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Defending champions Germany were trailing Mexico 1-0 at halftime in their World Cup Group F opener on Sunday after Hirving Lozano finished off a sweeping move to smash the ball in after 34 minutes and release an explosion of noise in Luzhniki Stadium.

Major League Baseball notebook: Giants get back Belt, expect Longoria out 6-8 weeks

10 hours 5 min ago
San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria told reporters Saturday he'll have surgery to repair a fractured fifth metacarpal in his left (non-throwing) hand and expects to miss six to eight weeks. He says the surgery will be performed on Tuesday.

Manziel stays on sideline as CFL's Tiger-Cats open season

10 hours 8 min ago
When the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League signed 2012 Heisman Trophy winner and NFL bust Johnny Manziel, it came with no promise of playing time.

NCAA baseball roundup: Mississippi State walks off Washington at College World Series

10 hours 12 min ago
Mississippi State shortstop Luke Alexander drove in Hunter Stovall with one out in the bottom of the ninth Saturday to score the game's first and only run as the Bulldogs beat Washington 1-0 to cap the first day of the College World Series in Omaha, Neb.

On heels of unpopular trade, Domi reaches out to Montreal Canadiens fans

10 hours 16 min ago
Max Domi didn't waste time trying to make friends in his new hometown.