In 2004, Bnei Sakhnin became the first Arab Israeli soccer team to win the State Cup, but that hasn't exactly healed the growing rift between the region's Jews and Palestinians—in fact, one right-wing Israeli politician has tried to kick the club out of t…
The league is using divide-and-conquer tactics to attempt to persuade some of the former players who have sued the NFL after suffering brain injuries to take a lousy deal. Why can't the guys in charge just do what's right and pay up?
For the past year, former Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli has visited and spoken with executives from a variety of sports. How much Comolli learns from these talks may determine if he'll land another job.
Until we feel enough shame about propping up this sadistic sport to stop watching it, there won't be change. So let's turn off our televisions and discontinue our support of brain damage and violence against women.
The Grand Strand strip of South Carolina is home to more than 500 holes of miniature golf, and in Myrtle Beach you can find the mini golf course to end all mini golf courses: Hawaiian Rumble, the host of the United States ProMiniGolf Association Masters…
The first scientifically proven incident of doping occurred at an Austrian horse race in 1910. By 1933, the word doping began to appear here and there, but the cultural aversion to doping in sports, particularly in America, wouldn't manifest itself…
The first week of the 2014 NFL season is in the books and already things are looking rather insane. With just this tip of the iceberg in mind, here are some predictions I've brought back from the astral realm for football fans this fall.
At Monday night's match between Ukraine and Slovakia at Olympic Stadium, black-clad men who had made the leap from being die-hard soccer fans to ultra-nationalist soldiers were soliciting donations for the Ukrainian Army.
On his watch, perception of the organization has gone from "bunch of guys with pink faces" to "hive of supervillainy." It's not that the NFL was ever a haven of good ethics; it just seems like he would have been scapegoated by now.
It's the story of two legendary skaters and brothers, Tas and Ben Pappas, as they rise to the pinnacle of the sport, feud with Tony Hawk, party hard, and ultimately crash and burn. The movie's out now in select theaters and on iTunes.
Following the second major report this year about the failure of the Missouri football team and the athletic department to properly respond to sexual-assault allegations, we have to wonder: Why does athletic director Mike Alden still have a job?
There have been so many high-profile players getting disciplined by the league lately that we got to thinking about how an outcast team of suspended players with drug and/or discipline issues would fare on the field.
Brandon Marshall, a Pro Bowl wide receiver for the Chicago Bears, has borderline personality disorder, a vicious and frequent emotional oscillation that can lead to instability in relationships, work, and thought processes.
There appears to be a new wave of coaches hosting clinics, coaches who get that women know, like, and want to play some football—and some are even willing to treat female fans as seriously as their male counterparts.
In June 2013 the indie pro wrestling company Chikara blinked out of existence after an pay-per-view event that ended abruptly and provoked what onlookers described as a near riot. It canceled its upcoming matches and the website went dark for 11 months—al…