Computerized systems that automatically determine whether a pitch is a ball or strike promise to make umpiring more accurate, but at what price?
Every year, about 10 per cent of youth athletes experience a concussion. Research shows there are steps we can take to help prevent these injuries, but we can't be afraid to make changes.
Long after a crisis recedes, residual anxiety can remain and become calcified in cultures, customs and institutions.
A high-tech twist on an old idea – running on springs – could give human-powered movement its biggest boost in more than a century.
English football has woven itself into the lives of Ghanaian fans with a smart strategy.
For nearly 50 years, teams have administered the controversial Wonderlic test to measure cognitive ability. Two researchers decided to study its effectiveness as an evaluation tool.
Nearly three-quarters of fans say they won’t attend games until a vaccine has been developed.
With current social distancing measures, Australia's sporting bodies can't rely on physical attendance for revenue. Not turning to esports at such a time would be a missed opportunity.
All major sports events have been canceled at this time. Two sports philosophers remind people how sports help us bond as a community and why we miss them.
This isn't the first time sports have been put on hold. But in the past, the reprieve was brief, and sports went on to act as a way to bring Americans together. This time's different.
While sporting events around the world have put their seasons on pause, the International Olympic Committee has refused to cancel the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. For athletes, the delay is a dilemma.
Keeping kids active in winter can be a challenge, as cold temperatures and icy conditions often mean more time indoors. Here's how to maintain a healthy activity level throughout Canadian winters.
In 2002, Mike Veeck, a minor league baseball owner with a knack for bizarre promotions, decided to set the record for lowest attendance – and bar fans from entering the stadium.
When fans place a bet, it motivates them to watch a sport and root for a team they might otherwise have little interest in.
Before a helicopter crash brought about their tragic deaths, Kobe Bryant's daughter Gianna aspired to carry on his legacy as a pro basketball champion.
Incidents of racism have risen sharply but football institutions are failing to address the issue properly
From Super Bowl ads to Netflix documentaries, the complicated issues of criminal justice are portrayed in simplistic and highly political ways.
While segregation was a shameful period in baseball history, the Negro Leagues were a resounding success and an immense source of pride for black America.
Whether it's global conflicts or communities in trouble, the solutions to peace and prosperity aren't only found by government. Sports, too, can bring about much-needed change.
Would you rather lounge in front of your TV than sweat in the gym? Your distant ancestors may well be (a little) responsible for your lack of motivation.