Sam will have his Jackie Robinson moment in September. The only question is the name that will be on the front of his jersey.
204 days before the NFL season starts, the “media circus” over the first gay player is already over
The sky didn’t fall and the oceans didn’t boil when an out player headed to the NFL — but when will trans people get the acceptance gays have gained?
Is the NFL locker room — not the most tolerant place — ready to accept an out gay player?
Terrorist threats, a sky-high price tag, geopolitical turmoil, and controversial anti-gay laws are making for a combustible Winter Games
Economists prove why you should often not punt at the fourth down and embrace a more aggressive style of play
For potheads, this Super Bowl Sunday is more buds than Budweiser. A point-by-point comparison of which state is winning in the game of legalization.
Unlike boxing, which has also drawn widespread criticism for brain injuries, football and its fans are too big to fail.
All in his charming Southern drawl
The narcissism pandemic has itself a brand new poster boy, this time disgraced and juiced New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez, who has been slapped with a 162-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs. Rodriguez, facing a towering mound of evidence showing he was a doper, did what any self-respecting, self-adoring narcissist would …
And why its shape determines outcomes of the game
Instant replay has made sports persnickety, dilatory, and faux-precise—if only we could rewind
Why are we subsidizing such a hugely profitable sport?