Unlike museums and stadiums, weekend music and arts festivals can promote culture without gouging taxpayers.
As the business of sport booms why does this come with an increasing frequency of integrity scandals of bribery, corruption and cheating?
Efforts to wipe out doping, match fixing, corruption and other threats to sport integrity need to start at the local level.
Making it into the world championships can depend more on your sport's rules than how good you are.
Brooklyn Dodgers President Branch Rickey liked to take credit for breaking the color barrier. In truth, it was the culmination of a long campaign waged by the left wing press and labor unions.
As the talking heads line up to predict this season's division winners, many are hoping fans will forget their abysmal forecasts for the 2015 season.
Late maturing girls tend to be privileged in ballet training. This doesn't have to be the case.
Virtual reality technology is a radical departure from traditional video presentation, with myriad applications in both consumer media and in athletic practice.
Much has been written about Robinson’s first major league game. Far less is known about the first integrated spring training game in Florida.
The NCAA men's basketball tournament is a huge money-maker, but you wouldn't know it from the coverage on TV.
We mustn't allow convicted rapists or abusers to continue as role models.
Is there now so much information being shown on football broadcast screens that it's time for another announcerless game?
A review of some of the top arts and culture stories from the past year.
There's a lot of focus on the physical and financial woes of former athletes. But players must also grapple with losing a core part of their identity.
Betting on sports has been illegal in most states since 1992. Is it time that changed?
Despite the website's hype, Grantland was never anything more than window dressing for ESPN's brand.
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.
Many people stretch when they exercise or play sport. Others don’t stretch but feel they should. And some people don’t see any reason to stretch at all.
The US$17 million prize pool at The International Dota 2 Championships shows how much the industry has grown over the past decade.
Commercial television broadcasters are no longer solely concerned about TV content being viewed on TV sets.