Six months ago, Nadal's star was supposedly fading. But poor play by his rivals, absences throughout the draw, and a recent boost in momentum suggest he'll reclaim his title again.
Its TV-as-catharsis approach to the monotony of office work was groundbreaking, but the show's premise wasn't built to last more than a few seasons.
The 5'9" Chicago Bulls point guard won't be the most valuable player in the NBA postseason, but thus far, he's its most entertaining.
When the revered starters from Michigan's 1992 and 1993 national runner-up teams showed up at this year's title game, they provided a timely reminder that championship wins aren't the only measure of greatness.
Bubble teams should have to prove themselves in play-in rounds, while small-conference champs should automatically make the NCAA Basketball Tournament.
Punters, kickers, and their colleagues carried the Ravens to a win. Why are they still often unsung?
Appreciating just how far RG3 has taken Washington this season means understanding just how bad the team had become.
Basketball is about more than just winning titles, and the regular season should be taken seriously.
There's no excuse for key first-stringers like Rob Gronkowski getting injured in garbage time.
Rather than bemoan the end of Andy Griffith era, people should take note of the positive portrayals of masculinity that exist today.
Even without Tim Tebow, the Denver Broncos still have a knack for staging incredible second-half comebacks. Why?
If more officials were household names, they'd have more bargaining power with the league.
Remember when action heroes could be archaeology professors?
Excellence on the field and suaveness off it could make the Redskin's quarterback the NFL's new superstar.
A trip to the U.S. Open this weekend serves as a reminder that athletic excellence is fragile.
Why long-distance running offers spectators a rare chance to experience what it's like to be an Olympian.
Changes are afoot that could alter the makeup of the squad—and its easy dominance over the competition.
Ask Andy Murray and Roger Federer: In tennis, the pain of defeat outweighs the thrill of victory.
The 27-year-old would-be phenom lost in the first round of Wimbledon, crushing fans who are looking for the next Andre Agassi.
The two stars could become today's Larry Bird and Magic Johnson.