A hundred years ago, the National Football League curtailed on-field deaths and unnecessary brutality with a game-changing set of rules. It's time to institute some new ones.
David Ginola's candidacy for president of world football's governing body is bankrolled by bookies, and yet he'd still be a better option than Sepp Blatter.
The NFL controversy over how the New England Patriots treat their balls has followed a predictable pattern when it comes to modern manufactured outrage.
English teams are citing commercial concerns for their reluctance to let former striker Ched Evans back on the field.
A longtime fan wrestles with the violence and viral marketing underlying his abiding fanship for the elite, moneyed team.
For European stars, is Major League Soccer anything more than a long retirement party?
The Everton manager is hugely popular thanks to a strong resume and a likeable personality, but his team is in freefall.
The New Jersey governor's real crime isn't turning on the Giants and the Jets. It's backing a winner.
Working in multiple mediums increasingly allows creative freedom, prestige, and financial gain.
The billiards-like game from the UK is gaining a following worldwide, but it's unclear whether stateside enthusiasts can make Americans take interest.
The Ballon d’Or award too often favors offensive players, high scorers, and World Cup winners.
The legendary hockey player, dead at 83, lived life with the same elegance he showed on ice.
The Saints survived a summer exodus and started the season well, but this weekend, they were reminded why they're still underdogs.
Americans might do well to notice Tina Maze, the Michael Jordan of an under-appreciated spectator sport.
Robbie Rogers's new autobiography is dull—and that’s not a bad thing.
The Arsenal coach's brand of soccer brings plenty of joy, but not always victory.
Behold San Marino's soccer team, ranked 208th in the world, after it held Estonia scoreless.
FIFA's headache with the 2018 and 2022 tournaments won't go away.
The 33-year-old tennis star won't be around forever—but he won't be going quietly.
Soccer's governing body clears Russia and Qatar of any wrongdoing in their World Cup hosting bids, but the ethics committee member who actually ran the investigation disagrees.