The NFL has become increasingly central to how America perceives itself, which means that sport and politics can never be divorced.
As players return to empty arenas, they are discovering a basic truth: Live sports is an act of social imagination.
The first live sports games to air in the U.S. since the start of the pandemic provide a hopeful, yet harrowing, look at the future.
Sunday’s showing offered a blueprint for a potentially dynamic chapter in professional football.
A social-justice-focused ad that aired during last night’s Super Bowl affirmed a disturbing and all too familiar truth about the league.
With an overwhelming spectacle, the two stars acknowledged that Latin identity is bigger than any one performance.
A new policy could transform the way professional female athletes experience pregnancy in their respective sports.
It’s tragic that a superstar known for his thoughtfulness and willingness to learn never fully reckoned with his life’s darkest off-court episode.
With the recent victory, the association has shown signs that it cannot defend its amateurism model for much longer.
Houston’s dominance once looked like the sport’s biggest success story. Now their whole legacy is in doubt.
The MLB has handed harsh penalties to Houston for sign stealing, but revoking the team’s ill-gained 2017 championship is implausible.
As the 2019 season enters its final stretch, an entertaining MVP race showcases a less restrictive brand of football.
After a season away, the future Hall of Famer comes back to a league that no longer has much use for him.
In a bizarre World Series in which the home team never won, the underdogs upset the juggernaut Houston Astros for the franchise’s first title.
For the first time in years, nobody really knows what to expect.
Breaking a pattern of first-round heartbreak, the decade’s most downtrodden playoff team finds itself in the World Series.
The Chicago Cubs say goodbye to the manager who led them to their first World Series victory in 108 years.
After a record-setting regular season, the MLB playoffs figure to host offensive fireworks and long-ball fatigue.
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.