Since Michael Sam came out in 2014, no one in the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL has done the same. Are the barriers to coming out still holding firm? Or are there signs that the tide could soon turn?
Recognizing that the game itself is often lopsided and boring, the NFL, through the years, has worked to minimize its significance.
Americans enjoy a right to free speech, and some public figures really exercise that right. The Constitution might not protect them the way they think it does, though.
The controversy over Kaepernick's refusal to stand for the National Anthem isn’t a watershed moment. It's only the latest chapter in a long history of people trying to control how black people behave.
Live events like sports seemed immune to streaming services' assault on traditional broadcast TV. Now that might change.
With chips embedded in footballs in Thursday night games, the NFL is moving toward a data-driven future. How will fans, media and teams benefit?
If your city has a team with a Native American mascot, you're more likely to hold stereotypical views of Native people.
Like George Washington, Colin Kaepernick is willing to sacrifice for America.
Virtual reality technology is a radical departure from traditional video presentation, with myriad applications in both consumer media and in athletic practice.
Is there now so much information being shown on football broadcast screens that it's time for another announcerless game?
The evidence that football leads to brain injury is mounting, but there are two big reasons why it's not likely to change anytime soon.
Once the stuff of tweeting birds and rolling cartoon eyes, bumps on the head are now linked to dementia. Will Smith's latest movie tells how sports authorities tried to cover it up.
It was a true media bonanza – and we now know that the media played a powerful role in influencing public perception of guilt or innocence.
Just as football coaches reconsidered when to opt for a two-point conversion after the NFL made a change, the Fed adjusts its decisions in line with an evolving economy.
The fledgling industry faces a minefield that could undermine its valuation and growth.
While season-long fantasy football has been around for years, the rise of daily formats has radically changed how fans watch and root for teams.
In going after Tom Brady, the NFL went all-in – and now must face a new reality.
Three down, just one preseason game to go before Australian Jarryd Hayne will know if he's made it play for the San Francisco 49ers in the competitive US NFL season.
Jarryd Hayne is wowing crowds and commentators with his play on the American football field in the US. His years in Australian rugby league may have a lot to do with his star performance.
In what's looking more and more like a power grab, the NFL and Goodell may have overplayed their hand.