The NFL has become increasingly central to how America perceives itself, which means that sport and politics can never be divorced.
As the league looks to the future, the way many analysts talk about black players such as the Baltimore Ravens passer still belongs to an ugly past.
After a grueling and dramatic final against tournament antihero Daniil Medvedev, the Spaniard inched closer to the men’s grand-slam record.
The 19-year-old Canadian’s victory over Serena Williams marks one of the most meteoric rises by a young tennis player in recent years.
Long heralded as a future No. 1, the world No. 78 is within striking distance of his first Grand Slam final.
In trying to reverse a generation’s worth of losing, the team is loading up on stars and embracing the hype.
This year’s U.S. Open has no shortage of female players who could win the title, which has made for an exciting tournament—with one caveat.
The Clemson quarterback and Heisman favorite, seen by many as NFL-ready, is all but forced by the mechanisms of amateur sports to play for free.
The Colts quarterback is leaving the game at age 29—a move that reaffirms the danger of the sport and the willingness of some players to walk away from it.
Considered the greatest of all time by many, Serena Williams and Roger Federer will seek to solidify their legacies with another grand-slam title.
The argument that the female champions can draw big crowds only during World Cup years doesn’t consider the lacking investment from their governing body.
The 27-year-old Romanian underdog handily defeated the formidable Serena Williams in a final that echoed a classic 2008 match.
One hundred years ago, a player shocked spectators with her “indecent” dress—not the last time attire has distracted from athleticism in tennis.
Some 1 billion people tuned in to the games this year, making the USWNT’s victory even more crucial in their upcoming legal fight for equal pay.
As the United States and the Netherlands prepare to face off, teams and fans wonder whether VAR—or instant-replay reviews—will decide the champion.
It’s not just about the game—these athletes are playing with something more to prove.
The young male players trying to unseat the “big three” of tennis should look to upstarts such as Ashleigh Barty and Naomi Osaka for a lesson on how to translate talent into titles.
Two of the NBA’s best players have teamed up in the league’s glitziest and most history-rich locale, each with a legacy to burnish and an unhappy narrative to reverse.
Fifty years after Jazzercise was founded, it is still shaping how Americans work out—for better or for worse.
The Golden State Warriors were hampered by injuries, but the league’s newest victors were built to seize on the opportunity.
After Golden State’s star forward injured his Achilles tendon in the NBA Finals, the team’s decision to let him play is facing scrutiny.