Alberto Contador increased his lead in the 18th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Thursday, while former world champion Philippe Gilbert posted his second stage victory in this year's race.
Federal prosecutors filed a recommendation for a seven-year sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friend Dias Kadyrbayev, who pleaded guilty last year to impeding the Boston Marathon investigation.
Phil Gaimon's latest pro cycling dispatch looks at eventful early-season stage races -- including his Tour of California ride -- and how he got possibly the "greatest paint job of all time."
Lance Armstrong's legal team is saying his Tour de France victories were worth far more to sponsor U.S. Postal Service than they were to him.
Organizers of the Giro d'Italia are looking to raise the global profile of their race, and bringing stages of the grand tour to the U.S. in the near future remains part of their expansion plans.
Lance Armstrong has the media in thrall to his "cult", according to 2008 Olympic road-race champion Nicole Cooke, who claims that it still "pays to dope" for young cyclists.
A jury on Friday sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother.
In the days following a catastrophic injury in Afghanistan, former Marine Capt. Eric McElvenny resolved to keep moving. Now, he's working to become the fastest amputee Ironman ever.
Gwen Jorgensen of the United States won her fourth world series triathlon event of the year on Saturday to extend her winning streak to nine races.
The subject of a SportsCenter Mother's Day feature, Rebekah Gregory -- the Boston Marathon bombing survivor-turned-Boston Marathon runner -- talks about what's next.
Living on the outskirts of baseball, Bonds has turned his energy -- and his money -- toward another sport tainted by doping.
As Meb Keflezighi turns 40, the most decorated American marathoner ever reflects on a remarkable career and talks about chasing a fourth Olympic berth, among other things.
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The Beer Mile -- chug a beer, run a quarter-mile, repeat three more times -- continues to grow in popularity as the world record run continues to be a source of acrimony and accusations.
Alejandro Valverde's recent Liege-Bastogne-Liege win has reignited suspicion over the convicted doper's results, and about the peloton as a whole.
The men's and women's fields at the London Marathon saw surprise winners, while a British hero smiled all the way across the finish line in her marathon swan song.
Kenyan Dennis Kimetto is the fastest man ever over 26.2 miles, setting a men's marathon world record of 2 hours, 2 minutes, 57 seconds at the 2014 Berlin Marathon (a course that has hosted the past six men's record runs).
What constitutes normal has shifted, but two years after tragedy, the atmosphere surrounding the 2015 Boston Marathon felt safe and familiar to runners and spectators alike.
After ESPN reporter and senior writer Andy Katz crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, he shuffled painfully on fatigued legs to claim his finisher’s medal.
After high-profile doping scandals rocked the long-distance circuit, national and world officials have responded with assertive action. And new protocols begin in earnest at the Boston Marathon.