Ever wondered who might be the smartest, toughest person in the world? Chances are you'll find them at a chessboxing tournament.
A jury convicted Ched Evans of rape in April 2012, and questions about whether he should be permitted return to professional soccer have divided the UK.
The NCAA began testing for marijuana based on faulty logic and has continued to do so despite all the evidence that says pot might actually help athletes recover from injuries.
All too often, the media focuses on individual players when the stories are actually about larger issues of justice, accountability, and power within communities.
Two years ago the group could barely skate. Now they have a realistic chance of making the Olympics. How did that happen?
This week the world of combat sports was shaken by a troubling video of a pair of marsupials fighting each other on the streets of Australia with uncommon brutality and surprisingly sophisticated techniques.
Players now make so much money that fixing games—once a supposedly common occurrence—is too expensive to be profitable.
The editors are holding their ground against what they say is a racist slur.
The monthlong campaign that paints everything from player's shoes to fields to penalty flags pink doesn't actually result in a single dollar donated to breast cancer research. Yup, not a penny.
Fightland visits Hawaii to meet surfer-turned-fighter Dustin Barca, who is running for mayor of Kauai and has made it his mission to kick notorious biotech corporations like Monsanto off the islands.
Football chaplains and those affected by the game's violence discuss how Christianity's defining figure would view the sport America has come to love.
The force responsible for "protecting the shield" will do so by any means necessary—including investigating the personal lives of the league's players.
Since 2009, almost $2 million has been reported stolen or embezzled from 37 Little Leagues around the country. What's happening to all that money?
Chelsea is depressingly great, the Scottish league is surprisingly competitive, and a couple managers could stand to be fired.
Following a hiring binge of analytics-minded staff in the NHL, hockey's culture of violent masculinity might be on the verge of a game-changing shift.
Liverpool is one of the richest sports teams in the world, but to make themselves even richer, the team set loose urban decay on their neighbors.
If you believe what you read, white athletes are smart, hardworking team players and black athletes are beasts who get by on their natural gifts as opposed to their work ethic—which perpetuates the stereotype of black people as being lazy.
When a rift over money caused star players like Arnold Palmer to leave the PGA in 1969, who was there to finance their short-lived but impactful alternative?
High-profile signings of Cuban free agents have created an industry that often exploits players and leaves them with nothing but the clothes on their backs.
Envigado, a town that was an epicenter of Colombian cocaine trafficking and violence, is now at the heart of the country's soccer rebirth.
Arsenal Fan TV is great, and so are Scottish soccer matches that end in brawls.
To try convincing Brits they should care about a sport that—to an outsider, at least—seems to revolve around timeouts and advertising, this Saturday the NFL hosted a "fan rally" on Regent Street.
Does the world's easiest dive become a legitimate discipline if you add a gang of German adrenaline junkies, a dose of acrobatic skills, and a 30-foot-high diving platform to it? We spoke to the inventor of splash diving to find out.
The Qatari women's basketball team was forced to withdraw from the Asian Games due to a dispute with organizers over the team's decision to wear their hijabs on the court.