With leagues lobbying for their share, a thriving illegal market that needs to be stifled, and bettors chomping at the bit, the headaches are just beginning.
But those hoping for a boon in tax revenues could be sorely mistaken: Sports betting isn't as lucrative as it's often portrayed to be.
The main winner of Commonwealth Games 2018 is ... the City of Gold Coast.
Most Australians have double the recommended intake of protein already, meaning protein shakes are probably superfluous for most.
The federal government's 2018 budget allocates almost $50 million over five years to support sports programs for Indigenous peoples. The problem? The money is going to a non-Indigenous organization.
In the 1950s, NCAA Executive Director Walter Byers coined the term 'student-athlete,' which laid the groundwork for the organization to reap the windfall from its annual basketball tournament.
Binge drinking rises during March Madness among male college students who attend schools that made it to the men's basketball tournament. Researchers take a deeper look at the reasons why.
Can a computer model correctly predict the results of the first round in this year's tournament? These mathematicians think so.
Every March, millions of Americans watch the NCAA's annual college basketball tournament, while millions more fill in brackets to win their office pool.
A basketball computer program simulates millions of trajectories in search of the ideal shot.
What's in a name? Chamonix-Mont-Blanc was quick to harness the first Winter Olympics for its economic potential.
CBC and NBC's theme music that fills our ears before and after commercials and quietly accompanies intimate athlete profiles can actually have an impact on the way we view sports.
The Olympics have been plagued by doping, corruption and political problems. But academic and former Olympian Bruce Kidd says the Olympic Games are still an important humanitarian movement.
According to a management scholar, a team's mindset and structure – not its stars – will often determine its success.
Laws like Title IX are supposed to shield athletes from abuse. But lax enforcement allows sports organizations to protect perpetrators over athletes.
Regis will be remembered as one of the most powerful examples of English professional football, and as a model for black inclusion and equity in sport and social life.
Could the WWE's grip on professional wrestling be weakening?
A debilitating eye injury and racial epithets weren't enough to derail O'Ree's resolve.
Sporting extravaganzas are a way for globalising cities in emerging market economies to try and play the "modernity game". But they don't make the rules, and so they can never "win".
Does the Eagles' vaunted defense give them an edge? Cal State Northridge's sport psychology lab ran a regression analysis to test the popular adage.