Hawthorn is among the AFL clubs with the best years in the competition to premierships won ratio.
Being a footy fan is not mainly about the glory of a premiership – it is much more about enjoying the gravel-shovelling entailed in each and every season your club goes without success.
All because we like kicking balls between two sticks.
Today's digital morass has made sports rights infinitely more complicated than when Europe's premier football event kicked off in 1993.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is the top-rated fantasy player on Yahoo’s preseason rankings.
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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.
For Bayern Munich, helping refugees isn't simply a moral obligation it's good CSR.
Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer pumps his fist after besting Alabama in the Sugar Bowl this past January.
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For coaches like Ohio State's Urban Meyer, it's not just about X's and O's.
According to Judge Richard Berman, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell can no longer ‘dispense his own brand of industrial justice.’
In going after Tom Brady, the NFL went all-in – and now must face a new reality.
No 38 Jarryd Hayne tries to avoid a tackle as he plays for the San Francisco 49ers against the Dallas Cowboys during his third preseason NFL game in the US.
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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.
Political goals for Russia’s gas giant.
What does Gazprom hope to achieve with its deep and generous relationship with football?
Three threats loom before intercollegiate football.
Despite the huge attention to intercollegiate sports, is the day of reckoning approaching?
Left behind. Where do fans sit in the new hierarchy?
The beautiful game has always had an ugly side to its relationship with the press, but are things now going too far?
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The competitors of the robot world cup are creeping closer to the goal of a robotic team that can beat the best human players.
They won the gold, but where’s the money?
As I watched the Women’s World Cup final recently with my family, my 11-year-old son, who plays on a local soccer team, remarked that he was amazed at how quickly and how often the US team scored. “Seriously…
From more charitable times.
The race to become the new FC Barcelona president reaches a climax this weekend, and there is more at stake than football.
Thoughtless tweets and unfair conditions didn't hold women back – but they still deserve better.
The science behind England's incredible word cup bounce-back.
Good for the brain too.
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Put young children in football or karate class and they concentrate better in the classroom.
Celebrating in style.
While the traditional media peddles sexist stereotypes, social media is leading the charge for equality.
England’s Jodie Taylor prepares to score against Canada in the first half of the quarter final.
England's great run in the Women's World Cup has heightened UK media interest in the tournament. Is it the game-changer that women's sport has been waiting for?
Nadal in training for Wimbledon.
As Wimbledon 2015 gets underway, the writing looks to be on the wall for Rafael Nadal. Will the Spaniard succeed where so many other top athletes have failed?
Tackling the legacy of the men’s game.
The terrible reputation of cheaters, divers, fraudsters and hooligans in the Premier League and beyond may be placing an artificial cap on the growth of the sister sport