Buildings stand as the night sky is illuminated by blue light in New York. Photograph: Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg

A bright blue light lit up the New York skyline on Thursday night after a transformer exploded at an energy facility. The blast prompted a brief fire(...)

A few weeks back, a Texas sports talk radio show invited listeners to call in to express dissatisfaction with the Dallas Cowboys signing Greg Hardy to(...)

An ESPN report revisited Floyd Mayweather’s history of domestic abuse. Photograph: Getty

A lingering shadow hangs over Floyd Mayweather. As hundreds of journalists from around the world descend on Las Vegas this week to pour over every det(...)

Pressure is on  NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to resign. Photograph: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

When Roger Goodell was growing up here, he had the best possible example of moral leadership. His father, a moderate New York Republican appointed by (...)

US football player Ray Rice: video showed him knocking fiancée unconscious with a blow to the head and dragging her out of a lift. Photograph: Gary Cameron/Reuters

The National Football League (NFL), the professional body governing American Football, has hired former FBI director Robert Mueller to investigate how(...)