The Northwestern University football team's petition to unionize raises thorny questions—but it's a radical first step in making athletes' voices heard in decisions that affect them.
Concern for player safety is at an all-time high, but it's unclear whether it's the responsibility of schools, coaches, or youth leagues to take measures to protect kids.
The response to Richie Incognito's alleged harassment of a teammate just shows the futility of trying to hold the NFL to the same standard as any other workplace.
This year's World Series has had enough controversial calls to make a case for the MLB stepping into the 21st century. But will the game still need old-fashioned judgment calls?
A surprise set of top picks plus some questionable matchmaking between players and teams made this year's draft one of the more puzzling in recent memory.
Forget the hype, the legacies, the rivalries. The games themselves dwarfed all of that.
And with three games left in the series, can the Spurs make a final push past a resurgent Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh?
Sergio Garcia's recent "fried chicken" comment about Tiger Woods was in poor taste—but it's one of the more captivating things that's happened to golf in a while.
Changing the NFL franchise's name won't go over well with diehard fans, nor will it reverse American history. But there's no excuse for continuing to commercialize a racial slur.
Jason Collins's coming out is a great thing for sports, but it's also a great thing for him.
The new tournament set to replace the Bowl Championship Series could empower student-athletes by operating outside the NCAA's stifling, increasingly dysfunctional jurisdiction.
Both the race and its aftermath are reminders of the importance of enduring.
The outrage over Rutgers' basketball coach Mike Rice's behavior has cost both Rice and athletic director Tim Pernetti their jobs. But what, exactly, is everyone mad about?
Kansas City and D.C. fans have a right to expect big things this year. Plus: Mike Trout as MVP, Jeffrey Loria as continued league villain, and the late arrival of Jurickson Profar.
Bucknell will be the Cinderella, Ohio State will finally win one for Thad Matta, and other predictions for this year's wide-open brackets
Thus far, it's been a race without a clear frontrunner.
It's like a dog show—except with questions about the contestants' sexual preferences.
Predictions for what's going to happen in pro basketball over the All-Star Break and beyond.
Shooting and scoring numbers for the sport are at a historic low. What gives?
Will it be the Baltimore Ravens or the San Francisco 49ers? Our sports roundtable is a hung jury.