A lawsuit filed this week against the University of Tennessee alleges that the university had known about "(and itself created) a long-standing, severely hostile sexual environment of rape by male athletes (particularly football players)."
Joe Fulks is a member of the group of basketball players who pioneered the jump shot, but his life story puts him in a category of his own: he's the only Hall of Fame player—in Springfield, Canton, or Cooperstown—to have been murdered.
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.
"Will Cam find a hole and slide it in the crease? Or will he have to stretch to get it in? Will he get it off in time?"
The inimitable television analyst and basketball legend talks UCLA, injuries, John Wooden, broadcasting, overcoming a severe stutter and debilitating back pain, and his son Luke coaching the Golden State Warriors.
A recent lawsuit filed against the makers of the NBA2K video game series asks a question yet to be answered.
The Super Bowl is over, and with it Super Bowl City's brief, branded invasion of San Francisco. Things will be back to normal soon enough, but that's not the end.
Samuel Deguara is 7'5", 310 pounds, 24 years old, and looking for work. He's still trying to find his place in a changing, globalized basketball marketplace.
Relive every turnover, several important incompletions, many of Jim Nantz's attempts at contextualization, and all the other thrills of Super Bowl 50—through art.
All without saying the names of the players, teams, or the event itself, for legal reasons.
Eddie runs a betting pool, also known as a "ticket," in federal prison, and says he's made about $7,000 in less than a year.
Police in Greenville, North Carolina, announced news of the 41-year-old BMX rider's death Thursday.
The Holy Zion Center of Deliverance church played an integral part in Cam Newton's upbringing. We visited the church, where Cam's father Cecil Newton was a reluctant host.
This Sunday, America will come to a standstill as Super Bowl fever grips the nation. But how do British fans experience this intense festival of Americana?
With the Rio de Janeiro Olympics fast approaching, many capoeira devotees believe their sport, and the Afro-Brazilian heritage it represents, deserves an even bigger audience.
The story of why a man who technically does not exist at his alma mater, at least according to the NCAA, somehow remains a lure and a legend unlike any other.
We spoke with a Grandmaster of Wu Tang about the system's relationship to the hip-hop group, and the core philosophies behind this unique lineage of Chinese martial arts.
San Francisco has always had a unique relationship with its homeless population. The arrival of "Super Bowl City" has only complicated things.
In the wake of last year's ISIS suicide bombing outside the Stade de France in Paris, a Super Bowl terror attack is no longer unthinkable. How will officials secure the game?
Hosting the NFL's "Super Bowl City" theme park has meant displacement, discontent, and expense for San Francisco. In a city with problems, it's a gamble.
Baltimore Ravens running back Justin Forsett has assembled a coalition of 22 players including Marshawn Lynch, Steve Smith, and Haloti Ngata to donate $100,000 worth of supplies to relief efforts.
In Kenya's poorest province, the Kisumu Roller Skating Club is training kids as in-line skaters. For Kisumu's kids, it's a way to escape, in more ways than one.
If the Montreal Expos ever returned, what kind of city would they be playing in?
College sports offer kids an opportunity to live a dream. They also force upon those kids a series of harsh non-choices that, when taken together, are nightmarish.