When it comes to pot, the league's usual anti-drug arguments don't hold—and are harming players instead of protecting them.
The NFL commissioner portrays himself as a guy who takes after his father, a principled senator who opposed Nixon. His actions reveal just the opposite.
Loopholes in a proposed settlement with former players shift costs away from the $9 billion-a-year industry that profited as athletes suffered head trauma, and toward the public.
Predictions of doom for less-wealthy teams miss one thing: The NCAA is already wildly unequal.
The Games started allowing professional athletes to compete decades ago, and everyone is better off. It's time for the NCAA to do the same.
An interview with Chris Gavagan, director of a documentary about sexual abuse in sports
An interview with filmmaker Sean Pamphilon about his latest work-in-progress,"The United States of Football"
An interview with Josh Luchs about his new book, which outlines a plan for reforming the NCAA
Why unpaid student-athletes should go on strike for this year's March Madness
Coverage that focuses purely on emotional conflicts and who's winning impoverishes our democracy and obscures the real, important issues at play.
People shouldn't be surprised that the Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun has been accused of using performance-enhancing drugs
The owners acted against their own economic self-interest in barring the Hornets point guard from joining the Lakers
A conversation with Jason Berry, an investigative reporter who's written extensively about child molestation charges against the church
The system is doomed, even with the small tweaks president Mark Emmert wants to make
As the wide receiver prepares to retire, a reflection on what made him so memorable
A group of former players have sued the league for ignoring their brain injuries
Today's players have abandoned the style used by greats like Pete Sampras and John McEnroe
They're demanding an on-air apology from "60 Minutes" for the segment on the cyclist's doping allegations. Do they think we're stupid?
Many fans want to separate the recent doping allegations from his admirable cancer work. Why that's impossible.
The former NHL defenseman died last week at the age of 28. A look at the essential, misunderstood role he played on the ice.