Ibtihaj Muhammad, a fencer, will make history when she competes at the Rio games.
Bennet Omalu, the doctor who first identified chronic traumatic encephalopathy, believes the former football star suffered from the disease.
The battle between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos features record ticket prices, the classic old-versus-young trope, and a fight over Roman numerals.
After having no NFL team for 21 years, Los Angeles may suddenly have two.
The 2016 class consists of two star players, Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza, with the latter prompting speculation that its attitude toward performance-enhancing drugs may be shifting.
The Cavaliers’ star is shattering the ages-old divide between athlete and decision-maker.
2015 was a good year for bad athletics.
On Monday, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred reinforced the lifetime ban on the disgraced Reds great.
The league has long taken advantage of public dollars to pay for stadiums, hotel suites, and exorbitant salaries. The sport—and fans—would be better off if that ended.
The sport is becoming an enterprise where underprivileged young men risk their health for the financial benefit of the wealthy.
The weekly show is bringing new life and perspective to a tired genre.
It’s the second-most popular sport in the world, but its brutal, class-oriented origins have long made it an unnatural fit for the democratic U.S.
Not even the renowned quarterback, known for intellectualizing football, can transcend the physical tolls of the sport.
With the job getting ever more complicated, and mistakes more costly, it’s little wonder the average tenure of a football boss is just 15 months.
The 'haka,' a Maori war dance performed by the All Blacks at the beginning of games, is a meaningful, respectful nod to New Zealand's history.
In an analytics-driven era, the New York team has defied statistics and predictions to tell a more compelling story.
He deserves the title for his consistency and his defeat of Roger Federer in the U.S. Open men’s final.
The tennis player is arguably the era’s greatest athlete, but she has fewer endorsements than other less-successful players.
The dominant linebacker, who took his own life in 2012, is elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame under controversial circumstances.
Seeing in person what TV dulls or conceals