Giving women equal screen time and equal pay for events like Wimbledon has led to an unusually inclusive competitor field and fan base.
What happens when you've devoted your life to soccer—but it's your brother, not you, who ends up competing for global glory?
Managers seem to think that youth, points scored, and Final Four experience predict college players' pro performance. History tells a different story.
Take it from an England fan: Last night's draw makes the tournament all the more fun.
The linguist who testified against the Redskins in their trademark proceedings explains why the team's name can't be separated from historical hatreds.
When England flamed out at the tournament 16 years ago, I turned to EA Sports' FIFA 98 to rewrite history. It may be time to break out the controller again.
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The championship-winning team is oddly disciplined on the field—and oddly undisciplined off of it. Will that combination work at the World Cup?
When the public tunes in to see Indian Americans dominate the Scripps competition, is it to cheer for the precocious minority kids—or to gawk at them?
An evening in the ballpark, a look into the sports-in-America beat.
Facing fearsome early-round competition, USA's players work on the mental game.
Superstitious horse-racing fans blame the current Triple Crown drought on a break with musical tradition. The supporting history is sketchy—but why not play the old song anyway?
By chance or otherwise, The Dark Knight's 1939 arrival coincided with public interest in real winged daredevils who attempted superhuman feats without superpowers.
France was a force in international tennis until political instability weakened its grip on the sport—and French tennis has yet to recover.
Why some readers view this photo as a frightening "trigger."
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome will now compete at Belmont after all, but even a historic win there won't provide the popularity boost some expect for the sport.
Million Dollar Arm is the latest in a crop of films about guys who work in athletics, but whose fates have nothing to do with what happens on the field.
Instead of focusing on single players' stats, managers are increasingly trying to analyze the dynamics of entire franchises, a shift that is already helping MLB teams win.
No one likes Donald Sterling, but maybe there is a better answer than forcing him to sell his team.
Think that these odd finger-shoes are "bullshit"? Think again.