If you like football and yellow’s your favorite color, you’re in luck. NFL penalty flags are logging some serious frequent flier miles this preseason as officials work to enforce the league’s “points of emphasis” for the upcoming season.
With the Little League World Series championship this Sunday, Bill Littlefield reflects on “America’s Pastime,” which each year seems to become less and less of a pastime for young ballplayers.
Lawn bowls was already old when Shakespeare started mentioning it in his plays. At the Commonwealth Games in Scotland, Only A Game’s Doug Tribou got a primer on this ancient game from some of the world’s best bowlers.
Some say baseball and boxing produce the best writing about sports, but a new collection of football essays challenges that notion. Bill Littlefield speaks with John Schulian, editor of ‘Football: Great Writing About The National Sport.”
The U.S. men didn’t bring home any hardware from this year’s World Cup in Brazil, but there’s one U.S. national soccer side currently in possession of the cup, with the help of electric motors. George Lavender introduces us to the champions of “power soccer.”
The Gay Games were originally intended to change minds about gay athletes. But with more athletes coming out, the Gay Games can focus on sports, not politics. Afi Scruggs reports from Cleveland.
The NCAA can no longer prohibit schools from compensating men’s basketball and football players. But will players be paid fairly? And does the ruling mean the end for schools with smaller athletic budgets? We round up some of the pros and cons.
For more than 30 years, children from the Presbyterian Home in Lynchburg, Va., defeated rival football teams while playing in their bare feet. The “Shoeless Wonders” gained national attention and are now the subject of an upcoming movie. Beverly Amsler speaks with three former Shoeless Wonders about the team.
The San Antonio Spurs have hired WNBA star Becky Hammon as an assistant coach. Is this a sign that more women will fill the NBA coaching ranks? ESPNW’s Kate Fagan shares her thoughts.
Under Armour has made two moves this past week that could expand the reach of the sports apparel company.