Many decry 'superteams' like the NBA's Golden State Warriors as bad for the sport. But psychology research shows that they also make us more likely to watch – and bask in the joy of seeing them fail.
Bending the rules can sometimes benefit a team so why should we discourage it?
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?
An Access World News database search says everything you need to know: Type in 'Deflategate' and you'll get nearly twice as many hits as 'Paralympics.'
If your city has a team with a Native American mascot, you're more likely to hold stereotypical views of Native people.
For his fight with Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin, Kell Brook had to gain weight in just the right places.
Watching sport is more than just an entertaining experience. As the 2016 Olympic Games again highlighted, it can enrich and improve our lives in many more complex ways.
Sports bras can help elite athletes compete to their best, but also should be considered as an important piece of kit by all women who exercise.
Can skateboarding – with its anti-establishment ethos and emphasis on individuality – mesh with the corporatized Olympics?
Television is dead; long live the Olympics.
Athletes need to learn to find and access their ideal emotional state to achieve their best.
Racewalking has been part of the Olympic Games since 1904, but gets little respect in the United States. That might change if Americans knew a little more about it.
From a low point at Atlanta when Britain won only 15 medals, Team GB has improved every four years and stands on the brink of an historic achievement.
Unravelling the common assumption that runners from Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia have a natural advantage.
Biggest signing in football history aims to restore gloss to the sport's biggest brand.
In sports, what's considered fair play has changed throughout history. At one point, even looking 'too poor' was grounds for exclusion.
A former Olympic gold medalist reflects on his own financial struggles as he trained and competed for the 1984 Summer Games. Thirty years later, not much has changed for many Olympians.
The doping scandal has dragged the Olympic brand through the mud – and making it shine again will be no easy task.
The mainstream media has knocked Brazil for the Zika virus, doping scandals and safety concerns. But citizen social media users, by revealing an alternate narrative, could even the score for Rio.