The Red Sox's ballpark is hailed as a national landmark today, but 50 years ago it was almost torn down.
The Los Angeles faithful are thrilled that Magic Johnson and others have bought the team—but they should be wary of the franchise's complicated history.
Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz have reason to fear anti-"one percent" backlash—but they should be even more afraid of being judged by Yankee fans.
Both the dog show and the Millrose Games used to be held at New York's Madison Square Garden. This year, only one remains.
The NFL is more popular than baseball in all ways but one.
A look back at the New York Times sports section on New Year's Day of 1912, 1937, 1962, and 1987
For a long time, the only way to catch a hometeam pro-football game was to listen to it. Thank goodness those days have passed.
St. Louis has long been the prototype of the successful small-market team
Maris broke Ruth's home run record and Williams played his last game to near-empty stadiums
Why we shouldn't pay attention to Boston and Tampa Bay's fight for second place
Whose idea was it to have the outcome of the world soccer championship determined by penalty kicks in the case of a tie?
Changes in the sport and society at large have made the "mid-summer classic" less and less relevant
Rafael Nadal won his sixth title this weekend. The story of two fellow champions the Open would prefer to forget about.
There are no men or women from the United States ranked in the top ten for singles, for the first time in four decades. Why this isn't as much of a nadir as it sounds like.
Team owners are beholden to the players and to their own desire for profits. Where do the people who come to see the games fit in?
The team's past host city and its current one can both see the upside in the MLB's seizing of its daily operations and finances
The home run king's conviction and the conversation surrounding it reveals something special about the way people talk about baseball
The Confederation of African Football has postponed a match that was scheduled to be played in the country later this month. But will the protest against the regime last?
The sport continues to increase in popularity over baseball. Will it ever reach a saturation point?
Legend has it the Kansas City Chiefs owner came up with it—but history suggests otherwise