The team's run to the World Series has all the attributes of a great American comeback story.
A new twist on fantasy sports may enable betting on a scale the country's never seen before.
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.
From punk screamers to electronic pranksters, these acts justified their buzz—or sparked some.
Despite a masterful performance by the Seahawks' defense, this Super Bowl will likely be remembered as a loss for Manning more than a victory for Seattle.
Yes, icy conditions could put some of this year's festivities in jeopardy—but they could also strip the game down to its gutsiest, sloppiest, most gloriously determination-testing form.
Pundits attribute their 9-0 season to an easy schedule and their opponents' poor offense instead of recognizing what's actually become an impressively capable team.
The highly touted Kansas freshman has been compared to NBA greats, but he has yet to play a college game—and other, less-hyped recruits may prove more valuable.
Campers and RVs make for great settings in comedies, but they're also potent symbols of our national character.
U.S. soccer's quality of play may still lag behind the rest of the world's, but this week, fans proved that MLS is beating its biggest competition—the NBA, MLB, and the NHL.
An exhibit in Denver feels like the sculptor-painter-puppeteer-costume designer's coronation.
Brad Pitt's new movie's point seems to be that vegetarians can be action heroes, too.
Celebrating the book doesn't mean contradicting its message, and dressing up and drinking champagne is a better use of time than watching Luhrmann's dud.
Louisville earned a hard-fought victory, but why is sports media in such a rush to crown every hard-fought victory as one of the greatest ever?
He's the return of a long-lost showbiz archetype: the song-and-dance (and jokes!) man.
From snotty skate punk to genderbending rap, these acts justified their buzz—or sparked some.
If she wins the Daytona 500 on Sunday, she'll have earned a bigger victory than any sportswoman ever.
Blackout and all, there may never have been a more entertaining NFL championship than this one.
The spectacle has eclipsed the game, no doubt. But why fight it?
Metaphysically informed predictions for the NFL's conference championship games Sunday