Manchester United are the most valuable team in sports at $2.23 billion (£1.43 billion), according to Forbes magazine's annual survey.
Barcelona launched a new Facebook application today designed to help the Spanish, European and world champions engage more effectively with their 28 million global fans on the social networking site.
The NBA has gone Lin-sane.
Will Dean witnesses the birth of a star
Dirk Nowitzki, a white European tagged as a 'bottler', has just led Dallas to title in sport dominated by blacks
The most successful coach in American major league sport has just retired. Rupert Cornwell reflects on an amazingly colourful career
Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid have overtaken baseball team New York Yankees as the best paid team in sport.
So now it becomes clear why Arnold Schwarzenegger spent millions of dollars of his own cash on a private jet to commute from Los Angeles to Sacramento during his eight years as Governor of California: the Golden State's political capital has been officially named one of America's "most miserable" cities.
View From the Sunlounger: The idea that Capello was ever going to allow players to pick apart his selections is just utter nonsense
As gold and purple confetti fell like snow from the rafters, the Los Angeles Lakers basked in the glory of beating their greatest rivals to the NBA title.
Survey shows baseball team lead Real Madrid in international pay league
Mourinho relishes chance to knock out his old club and defending champions Barça
Two of rap’s biggest stars are branching out into high-end headphones – the better to enjoy those monster beats. Paul McKenzie plugs in
On Wednesday night the marathon 2008-2009 NBA regular season came to a close.
Wily marketers have found that the tent now known as The O2 is providing the perfect schmoozing environment. Ian Burrell reports
Spain's leading basketball player Pau Gasol apologised on behalf of his team on Wednesday after widespread criticism of slit-eyed gestures by the world champions at the Beijing Olympics.