Bill Simmons kept things surprisingly cool in the first episode of his new HBO talk show.
A new Epix documentary captures the public face and the private reality of being one of the best athletes of all time.
LeBron James has suffered from PR missteps and public criticism alongside his accomplishments on the court. On Sunday night, he achieved an unequivocal triumph.
After a play turned into a punch, it’s time for the game to think seriously about the best way to police itself.
The IOC says up to 31 athletes from six sports could be banned from competing at the games in Rio.
In popular culture, businessmen and managers have ousted teams and players as dramatic heroes.
The Golden State Warriors were on course for a historic finals streak, but their star player’s minor knee sprain may have doomed their run.
A U.S. appeals court has ruled in favor of the NFL and restored New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension.
At 88, the legendary baseball announcer is marking his 67th and final season with the Los Angeles Dodgers. His contribution to the sport is harder to quantify.
After 20 years in the league, the Lakers great bids farewell to the NBA tonight.
The player has been enshrined in basketball’s hall of fame. But what does his legacy really mean?
The longtime losers are now the preseason favorites—a sign of how the smartest teams have become the best ones.
Five top players on the U.S. women’s soccer team filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission demanding the same pay as their male counterparts.
Controversial remarks by Raymond Moore, the CEO of Indian Wells Tennis Garden, have reignited a conversation about prize money in the sport.
The Japanese American athlete, who died five years ago, played a significant role in restoring trust between the two countries after World War II.
The movie, which charts Jesse Owen’s path to the 1936 Berlin Olympics, fumbles trying to tell multiple stories at once.
The Warriors star is the embodiment of basketball’s analytics revolution.
Because it’s an old tired man perplexed by modernity, and it’s having trouble pooping.
The Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers, but neither Peyton Manning nor Cam Newton seemed able to prove their worth.
What happens when the big game’s primary cultural spectacles get translated into emoji?