A rookie, a comeback hopeful, a virtuoso, and an all-time great—here are the players fans should pay attention to in the coming year.
Critics have dismissed the fight as a farce. So why are so many people still paying such close attention?
It’s very possible that the activist-athlete will never take another snap in the NFL.
In baseball, having the best regular season rarely leads to a World Series win. But the Los Angeles team is hoping to defy the odds.
The Los Angeles Angels centerfielder shouldn’t need to be on a contending team for baseball fans to appreciate his consistent excellence.
Even hardcore devotees disagree, though many acknowledge there’s something profoundly spiritual about catching waves—a feeling scientists attribute to the power of being in the water.
In a throwback 2017 season, the Swiss tennis legend has shown he’s still full of surprises.
His disclosures about corruption inside soccer’s governing body ultimately led to the ouster of Sepp Blatter, the group’s president.
In the throes of the Great Depression, residents and lawmakers rallied around the summer event.
The New York Yankees’ rookie slugger may already be the sport’s biggest star. Will he keep it up?
Gabe Habash’s impressive debut novel delves into the mind of a college wrestler determined to win a championship no matter the cost.
The team’s notorious “Process,” founded on tanking games, inched closer to paying off with this year’s NBA draft.
What the dominant Spaniard’s record 10th Roland Garros win means for the rest of the season
Golden State's dominance could grow stale in the future, but for now the team presents nightly masterpieces in pursuit of excellence.
The Atlanta Braves executive became the first black man to run a Major League Baseball team—but few have followed in his footsteps in the last 40 years.
The Golden State Warriors forward is the likeliest candidate to offer a lackluster postseason the dose of raw drama it needs.
The New York Yankees recently retired The Captain’s number and inducted him into Monument Park—signs of transition that make it easier for fans to move on.
Throwing is one of baseball’s most physically demanding tasks. But the Houston Astros’ Dallas Keuchel has mastered a less flashy yet more sustainable style.
In order to survive, Gallaudet University has to blend a diverse student body from very different backgrounds: deaf culture and hearing culture. Can football players show the school how?
The rigorous activity is dominated by female athletes—and is growing in legitimacy and popularity.