For the NFL to ban the word "nigger" would be racist.
Researchers say NBC spent proportionally more time showing female athletes at Sochi than at previous Games.
Canada swept hockey again, but the looming possibility that the league could reinstate its ban on Olympic participation could change the landscape for 2018.
Critics say her unfiltered comments and facial expressions are bad for the sport. As a former figure skater, I say she's simply being human—just like plenty of other athletes in her discipline.
The 2010 Olympic champion from South Korea announced her retirement on Thursday after a virtually flawless, silver medal-winning skate—one that many believe should have won gold.
Years of research show that prime-time coverage of the Games gives male athletes more screen time and speaking opportunities—especially in the Winter Olympics.
Skaters like Adelina Sotnikova, Mao Asada, Ashley Wagner, and Jeremy Abbott reminded fans that sometimes the best Olympic stories are about athletes with something to prove.
Comics have a history of altering characters' races and ethnicities, but outcry over Michael B. Jordan's next role illustrates that, in American racism, only certain differences matter.
To be fair, that could change this week. But Canada has been better for the last 90 years.
An NHL game can't end the way Team USA's dramatic victory over Russia did. Which reopens a familiar debate: Should the league adopt Olympic hockey's rules?
Christin Cooper's emotional dialogue with the Olympic skier offended some viewers, but reporters are supposed to ask tough questions to find the humanity in stories.
Eye-catching costumes can unfairly influence judges as they evaluate the abstract side of a skater's performance. It might be time for the sport to implement a stricter dress code.
Efforts like the newly released report on harassment in the NFL is limited in legal power and full of PR speak. But they can still create change in the league.
Because it's always had them--despite the fact than many athletes think the "style points" system is holding the sport back.
Ever since players from the North American pro hockey league began competing in the Games, coaches have found innovative ways to capitalize on their team chemistry.
As a kid, it was easy to root for the improbably perfect rookie. But as Jeter's mythical status faded, I learned to see Derek for Derek.
Wednesday's preliminary match was totally thrilling. Just imagine what it'll be like if the two superpowers of the women's game meet again for the top Olympic prize.
The newly minted Olympic sport may look and seem silly to first-time viewers, but more and more skiers are getting serious about it.
Coaches who say the league isn't ready for an openly gay player aren't worried about team performance—they're worried about money.
Some questioned whether such a fiercely individual sport could translate into a team competition at the Olympic level. The inaugural event proved it can.