The NFL has become increasingly central to how America perceives itself, which means that sport and politics can never be divorced.
Mike Trout just signed a record-breaking contract extension with the Los Angeles Angels. What he really needs is a team that can win championships.
In a new lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation, the athletes say they earn just a fraction of what their less successful male counterparts make.
It’s clear that the Duke freshman doesn’t need the league as much as it needs him. This makes the phenom uniquely positioned to revolutionize the game.
Bryce Harper’s and Manny Machado’s contracts are similarly lucrative, but they represent two different approaches to the same bet.
In a tedious championship game against the Los Angeles Rams, New England confirmed that the ingredients of its success can’t be replicated by the rest of the NFL.
As the ageless Tom Brady and Bill Belichick lead the Patriots to another Super Bowl, the star tight end shows signs of wear and tear.
How the 21-year-old Japanese phenom cemented her position as a bona fide superstar—plus a look at what lies ahead for the men’s final
With shrewd drafting and a style adjustment, New Orleans built a team capable of helping out its star quarterback—and winning a Super Bowl.
The Circuit, Rowan Ricardo Phillips’s latest book, deftly chronicles tennis’s 2017 season with a joyful reverence.
LeBron James has just started his next act with the Lakers. But when he retires, what will become of the endless debate over which player is the Greatest of All Time?
As the sport gets faster and scores climb higher, a formerly traditionalist program and its star quarterback embrace the future.
With a match against the Cavaliers looming, James could be on the brink of taking a big step forward with his new team.
Officials are trying a “nuclear option” to fix the culture of sexual assault within the elite sport. But can it actually work?
He’s maybe the least respected good quarterback there ever was. But for all his obvious faults, no one can say he fell short of expectations.
With lengthy games and a lack of star power, this October fell flat in many ways.
A championship victory for Los Angeles would mean the team’s sustained ability to make it to the postseason—year after year—has finally paid off.
Anything short of a championship would in many ways render Boston’s entire season a failure.
Laker fans get their first glimpse of L.A.’s newest megastar, in one of the most chaotic home openers in memory.
The Red Sox’s ALDS victory completes the archrivals’ role reversal.
The Kansas City Chiefs’ upstart signal-caller and oft-imitated coach have the league buzzing.