Last Build Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:30:16 EDTCopyright: copyright © 2016 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:32:57 EDTAs the new NBA season begins, basketball’s cultural boom and pro football’s recent slump has some wondering whether this is the beginning of a huge shift in the hierarchy of American sports.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:49:40 EDTThe city’s sports fans could experience a second major championship in one year—a 180-degree turn for a city accustomed to losing.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:53:09 EDTA father’s journal guides his daughter’s first attempt at the New York City Marathon.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:33:54 EDTDespite losing to Penn State on Saturday, the Buckeyes’ hopes of a College Football Playoff berth will likely still come down to their Nov. 26 meeting with No. 2 Michigan.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:23:24 EDTHow new acquisition Boris Diaw—the league’s preeminent espresso drinker—is brewing team chemistry on the Jazz with a coffee club
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:52:10 EDTLos Angeles’s rookie manager makes more moves than anyone in the game in an effort to gain an edge in every at-bat.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:54:17 EDTManziel’s success spawned a corrosive culture, but this year’s undefeated Aggies may be reversing the course in College Station.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:24:20 EDTThe NCAA has charged current or former men’s basketball staff members at the University of Louisville with major rules violations after its investigation into a scandal in which a self-described former escort said she had sex with Cardinals’ men’s basketball players and recruits in exchange for money.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:22:00 EDTHere are the best bets for this week’s NFL games, based on a mathematical model
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:54:43 EDTNFL commissioner cites changes in way fans ‘consume media’ among possible explanations
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:19:57 EDTDraftKings finds no wrongdoing after investigating whether co-winner of $1 million prize improperly worked in conjunction with his brother.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 22:28:36 EDTFor the same reasons rookie Dak Prescott has been good for Dallas, the team’s injured incumbent may be even better
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:14:59 EDTBill Belichick is done fumbling with technology on the sidelines.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:48:25 EDTA Los Angeles jury on Wednesday found Knicks guard Derrick Rose not liable in the $21.5 million lawsuit in which a woman accused Rose and two of his friends of breaking into her home and raping her.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:51:23 EDTBaruch College probe is latest example of Division III schools getting tripped by complex recruiting rules.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 03:12:41 EDTThe 2017 route will start in Germany, require two plane trips and stretch across all five ranges in France
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 20:50:12 EDTThe Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. is in a league of his own when it comes to on-field productivity, and he’s unmatched when it comes to losing his cool. Do NFL receivers have to be hotheads to be great? Here’s a look
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 20:06:40 EDTAny hope of the Big 12 conference having 12 teams is gone—at least for now—as a meeting of the presidents and chancellors from the 10 member schools yielded a decision to not add any new schools.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:01:12 EDTEight-week suspension for tanking a match could be reduced if the Australian player sees a sports psychologist.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 09:44:04 EDTByrd had survived a neck injury in 1992 that left him briefly paralyzed and ended his NFL career.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 13:42:26 EDTThe 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay has been fatally shot in Kentucky. Trinity Gay died Sunday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:17:14 EDTTramadol is not a substance banned by WADA, but the side effects of the popular narcotic have many inside the sport concerned.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:16:39 EDTWith a roster loaded with talent, the Chicago Cubs have built a team to transcend the crapshoot nature of playoff baseball.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:44:58 EDTJon Lester pitched seven brilliant innings in the Chicago Cubs’ 8-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers, putting the Cubs just one win away from a spot in the World Series for the first time since 1945.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:16:25 EDTThe Chicago Cubs notched a 10-2 win against an uncharacteristically sloppy Los Angeles Dodgers squad, evening the National League Championship Series at two games apiece.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:07:02 EDTThe Cleveland Indians clinched their first American League pennant since 1997 and moved one step closer to their first World Series championship since 1948.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:09:43 EDTWith two consecutive championship series, the Blue Jays have captivated a city of six million that’s growing increasingly infatuated with the game.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 20:04:30 EDTFront-office moves and manager Joe Maddon’s constant adjustments have transformed Chicago’s defense into arguably the best in baseball history.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 01:39:06 EDTClayton Kershaw overpowered the Chicago Cubs, allowing just two hits over seven shutout innings and leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 1-0 win to even the National League Championship Series at one game apiece.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 12:39:41 EDTMLB’s 2016 postseason has shown managers taking more risks and rethinking the modern pitching rotation.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 20:48:54 EDTBuffalo’s 45-16 thumping of the 49ers Sunday brought them to 4-2 on the season, giving them four straight victories by a combined 71 points.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 20:03:18 EDTThe Panthers dropped to 1-5 on the season with the 41-38 loss to the Saints Sunday, with the Panther defense yielding more than 40 points for the second time in three weeks.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 23:00:32 EDTIn a slap at purists who spend hours tying feathers and fur to look like insects, some enthusiasts are using mop strands—and out-catching their rivals; ‘a duck’s bottom.’
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 20:28:41 EDTSwitzerland, which struck out trying to make the game a national obsession, has instead become the place to go ‘when you can’t play anywhere else.’
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:58:57 EDTAs new shrine opens, furry practitioners of stadium pranks get choked up about joining Brutus Buckeye, the Famous Chicken and Mr. Met
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:18:20 EDTDenver Nuggets shooting guard Gary Harris spent his summer doing a high-intensity, high-altitude workout at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 22:56:12 EDTHow a teacher learned a new skill and stretched her ski season from three months to 12.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 22:14:21 EDTLeanda Cave, the 2012 world champion, is determined that neither injury nor bad luck will stop her at the 2016 Ironman World Championship.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:44:44 EDTJason Gay takes a visit to the growing videogame revolution at Madison Square Garden.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:01:24 EDTAs the NLCS with the Dodgers gets edgy, a comedy legend remains an optimist.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 11:04:07 EDTJason Gay explores whether the presidential election, cord-cutting millennials or just crummy football are to blame for the NFL’s declining viewership.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 11:03:10 EDTWhy has baseball’s postseason turned into a relentless wedding weekend?
Sun, 09 Oct 2016 20:16:41 EDTThey’re the sentimental World Series pick, but an early playoff jump shows why the Cubs are also a rational choice.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 14:22:57 EDTIt was a close game, writes Jason Gay, but the Wolverines proved to be superior in a narrow win over Wisconsin.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:10:16 EDTA victory by Wisconsin would thankfully put an end to the insufferable swagger that Mr. Khakipants has restored in Ann Arbor.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:55:40 EDTA collision between America’s Most Important Topic and a presidential debate provokes conflicts and questions, writes Jason Gay.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:51:01 EDTUgly beginnings lead to September anxiety in some expected (and a few unexpected) football towns.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 03:34:16 EDTA mystery in the English Premier League this season: When did penalty kicks get so hard?
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 20:09:50 EDTNearly as many games have gone to overtime in 2016 as usually do in an entire season.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:26:39 EDTThe New England Patriots are again tearing through defenses with a two tight-end formation
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:31:56 EDTMiami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill has put his team in a bind. He isn’t bad enough.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 20:41:20 EDTThe team has lost four games against all odds—actually not all odds, just one-in-30 million odds.