There were almost as many deaths at Accra Sports Stadium in Ghana on May 9, 2001, as there were in the Hillsborough and Heysel stadium disasters combined.
Thus confirming the death of sporting integrity.
For the first time in nearly a century, the Summer Games will feature rugby—and in a fast-paced, fan-friendly, seven-player format that has the tiny nation of Fiji aiming for its first-ever gold medal.
It wouldn't be Serbia's annual soccer face-off without the usual displays of violence, would it?
In 2003, Kobe Bryant was charged with sexual assault, an event that was supposed to destroy his career. It didn't. If his accuser were to make those claims now, would more people believe her?
Though homophobia is still a significant problem for the beautiful game, there's plenty of cause for LGBT fans to feel optimistic.
Chinese Super League clubs went on a spending spree in January. Is this just a fad, or is there a new big money league in the game?
Two survivors of IED attacks will attempt to climb the world's highest peak this spring on prosthetic legs.
The hour-long yoga class was one of the most physically draining yet strangely rejuvenating experiences I have ever had—kind of like a mini mushroom trip.
After winning 900 games over the course of 40 years and taking number 10 seed Syracuse to the NCAA Tournament's Final Four, there's something to be said for his perpetual dourness.
"It's not relaxed play-when-you-feel-like-it. I would play 10-12 hours a day 7 days a week and take very few breaks."
Stevie Williams isn't just one of the greatest skateboarders of all time, he's the successful entrepreneur behind Dirty Ghetto Kids and a host of other ventures—but it wasn't always that way.
He died in Auckland on Thursday at 53, far too soon of course, but with that undeniable quality that will ensure Kiwis forever talk about the man they called "Hogan."
After Marquise Goodwin flamed out at the 2012 Olympics, he became a rising football star. Now he's balancing his NFL day job with another quest for Olympic Gold.
A century of industry and mismanagement has turned the Guanabara Bay from natural paradise to industrial wasteland. Now its pollution may pose a threat to the 2016 Olympic Games.
While retired basketball legends like Oscar Robertson grumble that Steph Curry wouldn't last in the rough 'n' tumble NBA past, the sweet-shooting Golden State guard is redefining the game's spatial limits.
Ronda Rousey on starring in the new UFC 2 video game, her aspirations outside the Octagon, and who she's backing for President.
Reeling from years of corruption, CONCACAF must regroup and rebuild trust as it heads into a new FIFA presidency.
Daytona has a culture—or, really, several different concentric cultures—of its own. But it's also part of the broader world we live in, and is becoming more so.
Even if you're suffering from Rousey-related exhaustion, this piece of news has the potential to make the sport safer for athletes and more interesting for fans.
For Cobresal, the past year has been sensational: a soccer team that had never won a title became the Chilean national champion, only to be broken apart after its home city was wiped out by natural disaster.
If you want to understand why professional tennis is vulnerable to corruption and match-fixing, spend some time with the sport's underpaid minor leaguers.
I used to just watch TV but now I'm into the Premier League. Please tell me who to support.
What do you get when you buy a $15,000 ticket to Super Bowl 50? Lobster, the opportunity to be an arbitrage victim, moderate buyer's remorse, and a long walk home.