If we think about universities as corporations and their sports teams as marketing tools, everything about the UNC academic scandal – and the nonresponse – makes perfect sense.
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Exergames should be used to replace sedentary video games, not traditional physical education.
As students return to school and prepare to join sports teams, here's what they and their parents need to know about concussions.
Athletic ability is often linked to size – of muscles and bones. New studies are suggesting, however, that the relative size of two fingers could be more predictive of ability.
Racial barriers that existed in the free world were toppled as black and white convicts competed for the Top Hand Prize.
McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. will both cash in, but does a boxing novice stand a chance against a legend?
Hamstring injuries played a major role at the 2017 world track and field championships. Without proper recovery, a hamstring injury can be career ending for some athletes.
A Victorian athlete's use of 'performance-enhancing' coca was met with interested approval rather than anger of the kind directed at Justin Gatlin.
Sports and the arts are now separated, but it wasn't always like this.
McDonald's recently ended a 40-year relationship with the Olympics. Was the decision based on the tarnished Olympic brand or were there other reasons?
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?
Be careful about where you try this out.
Running shoes with springs in the soles have been touted as the next big thing in shoe design. But they won't turn a weekend warrior into an Olympian.
Black jockeys won more than half of the first 25 runnings of the Kentucky Derby. Then they started losing their jobs.
The national pastime is more than just a sport. In this roundup, we feature stories about baseball's relationship to race, politics, the media and health.
For 30 years, sports fans have been told to forget about streaks because the 'hot hand' is a fallacy. But a reanalysis says not so fast: Statistics show players really are in the zone sometimes.
This rough and tumble sport has smashed through gender stereotypes – can it now be a force for social change?