Literary star F. Scott Fitzgerald wasn’t just a Princeton football fanatic. He helped inspire a key innovation on the field.
There is little doubt that Steve Nash is bound for the Hall of Fame as one of the league’s most dynamic offensive weapons ever.
The Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 on Friday night to take a 2-1 World Series lead.
With an easy swing of the club, his ball sailed on a beautiful journey to a soft landing spot on the green. Mine took a less beautiful route, straight to the South China Sea.
Luis Suárez has hated being away from soccer during his four-month ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup. But as he makes his return, all of the time he has missed throughout his career because of suspensions may be benefiting him.
The nickname ‘Big Game James’ has always been somewhat misplaced with Royals starter James Shields. That is especially clear in the wake of Kansas City’s 7-1 loss in Game 1 of the World Series.
Mo’ne Davis’s appearance in a TV ad during the World Series has brought to light a little-known standard about how athletes can be paid before college without forfeiting their eligibility.
The Dallas Cowboys released Michael Sam from their practice squad on Tuesday.
The 3-3 Seattle Seahawks look nothing like the juggernaut that ripped through the NFL last season. The reason is the dismantling of the secret to their success, which occurred months ago and won’t be easy to overcome now.
The Kansas City Royals have swept their way into the World Series, but history suggests momentum doesn’t carry over in the Fall Classic.
Joe Maddon has exercised an opt-out clause in his contract and won't return to manage the Tampa Bay Rays in 2015.
Ted Bishop was ousted Friday as president of the PGA of America over a tweet and Facebook post directed at British golfer Ian Poulter.
In the space of one triumphant half-inning, the Royals reclaimed their swagger and stormed back into this World Series, winning game two 7-2 and knotting the series at 1-1.
Entering Game 3 of the World Series on Friday, both Royals and Giants supporters have reason to feel confident.
Academic fraud that went on for years within a University of North Carolina department frequented by athletes was carried out largely by two administrators, but thrived amid lax oversight and silence, according to a report released on Wednesday.
The appeal hearing of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice will feature testimony from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, according to people familiar with the matter.
A South African judge sentenced star athlete Oscar Pistorius to five years behind bars for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day last year.
Peyton Manning’s 19 touchdown passes through six games puts him on pace for 51, a rate just shy of his record-setting 55 in 2013.
SungWoo Lee, the South Korean salaryman whose ardent support for the Kansas City Royals has made him a cause célèbre in recent months, has gotten permission from his bosses to take time off and attend the World Series.
Behind the stunning postseason runs of the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants is a simple, overlooked skill: When they swing, they make contact, unlike so many teams in baseball today.
Our mathematical model shows how all 32 teams stack up, based on the predicted score against a league-average team, plus where it disagrees with the week’s betting lines.
As college sports have exploded into a multibillion-dollar industry, pressure is building for the NCAA to modernize its rules.
Just steps from the field where the World Series will resume Friday night, more than two dozen vegetables, herbs and fruits are growing in the Giants’ new garden.
Few teams still employ a classic designated hitter, but the Kansas City Royals do. That could hurt them as the World Series heads to San Francisco, where the DH won’t be in use.
The Kansas City Royals lost to the San Francisco Giants 7-1 Tuesday, after surging onto the national baseball stage by becoming the first team ever to win its first eight playoff games.
Outside of the four major sports—baseball, basketball, football and hockey—the Count compiled a state-by-state look at which sport is most popular across the country, based on Facebook data.
As long as there have been sports, there have been maniacal super fans. Now there are the Catsuit Guys—a pair of Royals fans wearing wrestling singlets with a giant cat imprint.
Kansas City manager Ned Yost loves Royals fans, but they haven’t always met their skipper’s expectations.
The 13.1-mile race is attracting record numbers of runners, especially female athletes.
Chief marketer Pam El talks about how she plans to overcome a rough year off the field for sports and attract new fans to the NBA.