The Seattle Mariners were in a lousy spot in the early 1980s. Infielder Lenny Randle took it upon himself to change that through the power of ass-moving disco beats.
For a huge number of Australian and New Zealand LGBT athletes, coming out to their teams isn't an option.
Greek Muay Thai champion Pavlos Kaponis on the perils of rapid weight loss.
Speed freaks and country locals congregate for a German racing tradition unlike anything you've ever seen. Off the track, the characters are even better.
What will come of Jameis Winston's lawsuit against his accuser Erica Kinsman? Legal experts weigh in on the suit and its possible consequences.
For a number of young players released from their contracts, selling large quantities of cocaine seems like the easiest way to maintain the lifestyle they once enjoyed.
The Palestinian Football Association is asking FIFA to suspend Israel, but Israel argues that Palestine is just playing politics. Either way, a vote is looming.
Missoula prides itself on being unlike any other place, in Montana or anywhere else. But in wrestling with its sexual assault problem, it faces a familiar struggle.
Vic Jacobs is the weirdest and possibly wisest voice in American sports talk radio. Rest assured that he is always feelin' you.
With more avenues than ever for athletes to make money and secure sponsorships, it's no surprise that the X Games has turned to Metallica to attract new viewers this summer.
The old-school rules of baseball are badly out of step with modern society and, unless something changes, baseball will lose what's left of its fan base.
The 1958 Cuban Grand Prix was marred by tragedy on the track and political maneuverings off it. This is how the most famous driver of the time became embroiled in the country's revolution.
Before becoming an infamous drug kingpin, Freeway Rick Ross learned his most valuable lessons on the tennis courts of South Central LA.
Jeff Blake was a star quarterback in the NFL and he says that ball deflation is both commonplace and a distraction from the NFL's real problems.
The Milwaukee Brewers' rapid hiring of Craig Counsell raises a fresh round of questions about diversity in MLB and why it remains an unsolved problem.
Managing a pro sports team's Twitter account is a catch-22 that goes deeper than many realize. Here's a peek inside the lives of the people behind the tweets.
At ROOTS, you can learn how to make a longbow the way our premodern ancestors did—but can you learn how to live?
After the devastating earthquake in Nepal, one-fifth of the country's helicopters were used to rescue climbers on Mount Everest. Could those resources have been better used?
One man's quest to find a place to watch a boxing match and make some pretty depressing conclusions about humanity in the process.
A weekend in Las Vegas turns extra surreal thanks to the biggest fight ever and some unexpected guest appearances from boxing's vaudevillian underbelly.
The NCAA says it wants to foster the education of its student-athletes, so why is there a push to punish student-athletes who graduate early?
Dylan has been writing about boxing since the 60s and he's been boxing for even longer than that. We take a look at the music icon's special relationship with the sweet science.
The ongoing controversy over Indonesia's top soccer league is like Game of Thrones mixed with geopolitics and Southeast Asian history.
Sports organizations and teams risk alienating their own fanbases to the point where they become targets of social disobedience.