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.
This whole Derek Jeter thing is complicated. He's retiring this year after a career unlike any other: he was immediately successful and outrageously and unjustifiably canonized, only to see a slow and increasingly vocal backlash mount against him.
Sports media members that rarely cover women's soccer and the tone-deaf PR of US Soccer joined forces to, somehow, make Hope Solo a face of domestic violence in sports.
In an era where most athletes are trained by media coaches to put on a bland facade for the press and public, Bradley "Wiggo" Wiggins is unabashedly open about being a mod.
Fallon Fox is the first openly transgender fighter in MMA history, but losing to her in a fight doesn't mean Fallon has an unfair advantage. It just means she's better than you.
We find it easy to talk about crime, especially crime as a problem within our larger society, when we have a black person in the role of perpetrator. It's comfortable for us.
Seven years after a viral video propelled a dog named Tillman into the spotlight, the canine holds a Guinness World Record, is an honorary US Marine, and makes personal appearances all over the country.
Total Nonstop Action Wrestling isn't the biggest wrestling company in America, but it's the biggest one that's not afraid to make little kids cry.
After a 17-month campaign, a community lobby group started by a bunch of London skaters managed to save the Southbank Undercroft skate park from redevelopment.
The Premier League might not be the world's best—but it's definitely the most banter-laden.
The very presence of a man as large and as famous as Shaq raises questions about our relationships with scale and fame.
Once upon a time, Anthony Randolph was a highly touted first round pick. Now he's playing for Lokomotiv Kuban in the Russian League.
How is America's most embattled sports league appealing to female fans? With Green Bay Packers high heels with leopard print lining and other atrocious branded getups, of course.
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 animosity between fans of Glasgow's Rangers and Celtics soccer clubs is legendary, and their rivalry is historically linked to how the two sets of supporters feel about the UK.
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?
Teams have been relocated because of the fighting, and many die-hard fans have joined militias. Still, the games go on and Ukrainians still come out to show their support for their clubs and country.
What a famous (and famously) racist email sent by Hawks owner Bruce Levenson says about his city's racial politics and history.