The once-broke team now boasts the biggest payroll ever and the best 50-game record since 1942. As a thank-you to their fans and generous owners, it's the least they can do.
Arbitrators have a tradition of overturning Major League Baseball commissioners' decisions regarding penalties for illegal drug use.
The just-retired Eagles quarterback's lack of a Super Bowl victory and a few mediocre years shouldn't overshadow his overall impressive record.
Whistleblower Porter Fischer says there's evidence linking athletes from basketball, boxing, and NCAA sports to PEDs, but only baseball's governing body seems to care.
Hefty contracts wooed Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton to Los Angeles, but their disappointing play has only served to warn against investing in players past their primes.
There's no such thing as a "sure thing," but the Angels center fielder's youth, versatility, and stunning performances over the last few years make him a solid bet to carry a team.
The team's front office turned the franchise from a punchline to a contender by using their revenue-sharing profits to build a promising farm system. MLB, take note.
25 years ago this month, Ron Shelton's film entertainingly upended the conventions of how Hollywood portrays sports—which, Shelton says, was entirely the idea.
The legendary Bulls and Lakers leader's new book finally enlightened me to Jackson's lifelong dedication to the game—and to the logic behind his pop-Zen mumbo-jumbo.
But they're wrong to seek absolution for the disgraced Penn State football coach.
Sports became a U.S. obsession in a time when underground gamblers like Arnold Rothstein—the inspiration for Gatsby's World Series fixer Meyer Wolfsheim—ruled.
In 1968, in the twilights of both greats' careers, the magazine asked the pair to evaluate each other's achievements—and the resulting story was affectionate, funny, and poignant.
By choosing not to micromanage the 24-year-old's game, the Mets have taken a wiser, healthier course of action than other franchises have with their young pitchers.
Major-league baseball player Glenn Burke was comfortably out to his teammates and friends in 1976—but back then, it was the press that wasn't ready for a gay male athlete.
Some ideas for films about America's pastime that, unlike 42, don't culminate in miraculous home runs
He told me he always wanted to be recognized as a great player. But his harassment of Jackie Robinson will now forever define his place in history—as is fair.
March Madness, which ends tonight, is as popular as ever. The sport itself, though, isn't.
Don't blame players who leave their teams for better contracts: More than ever, franchises exploit the salary cap to discard stars, hire unknowns, and make a buck.
This St. Patrick's Day, get acquainted with Irish author Flann O'Brien's 1939 book of stories within stories within stories.
One of the oldest successful boxers ever began his career after leaving prison 20 years ago.