Thanks to recent series of lawsuits, some NFL cheerleaders will now be paid the minimum wage, but that likely still doesn't reflect the full value they provide to a sports franchise.
The Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers won the 2016 NBA Draft Lottery, but can they escape return trips? League history and player evaluation mistakes suggest it won't be easy.
As the WNBA tips off its 20th season, its attendance lags established male leagues—but not if you consider where those leagues were two decades into their existence.
Dan Shaughnessy's contention that UConn's historical dominance is bad for women's basketball reflects a longstanding argument that sports need competitive balance in order to thrive. Historical evidence says otherwise.
An upcoming salary cap spike may threaten the NBA's competitive balance. One elegant solution? Get rid of the cap on individual player salaries, and force teams to make hard spending decisions.
The Denver Broncos-Carolina Panthers matchup is awash in stats, but do any of the numbers have predictive value?
Minnesota shooting guard and former No. 1 NBA Draft pick Andrew Wiggins figures to improve on his currently below-average production, but will he become a superstar or the next DeMar Derozan?
Michael Jordan's Charlotte Hornets are on pace for their best-ever season, and the reason may astound you.
Ben Simmons is the best player in college basketball, but LSU may miss the NCAA Tournament. Does that mean Simmons isn't as good as he looks? Hardly.
When the Philadelphia 76ers hired Jerry Colangelo, they signaled that Sam Hinkie's "process" might be coming to an end. That might spell relief for the franchise's long-suffering fans.