A new pro sports league is capitalizing on the growing popularity of CrossFit. But can the National Pro Grid League take off? Susan Valot travels to Long Beach, Calif. to check out a competition.
In 1969, for the first time, the Ryder Cup ended in a tie, thanks in part to a gesture of sportsmanship by golfer Jack Nicklaus. Bill Littlefield speaks with author Neil Sagebiel about his new book, ‘Draw in the Dunes,’ which chronicles the tournament.
There’s a new sport in Nebraska. (Actually, it’s an old one.) Cricket is gaining ground in America’s heartland through the most enthusiastic of sports fans: kids. Robyn Murray has the story from Omaha.
With Atlantic City’s median income falling, unemployment rising and casinos shuttering, some New Jersey officials believe the legalization of sports betting could help the city’s economy. But for casinos and racetracks, legal hurdles remain — and financial analysts say the economic benefits are minimal. Bill Littlefield has the story.
There is no shortage of groups who have criticized the NFL franchise in Washington, D.C. for its nickname, but now the team is going to be the target of an episode of “South Park.”
As sports budgets are slashed, especially in urban school districts, an organization is stepping in to help with training and coaches. Only A Game’s Karen Given highlights Up2Us.
Dock Ellis famously pitched a no-hitter after he dropped LSD. But, as filmmaker Jeffrey Radice shows in his new documentary, there was much more to the story of the former Pirates All-Star. Radice and Tom Reich — Ellis’ longtime agent — join Bill Littlefield.
With the Australian Football League’s Grand Final scheduled for Sept. 27, Margaret Evans returns from Sydney with a primer on “Australian rules.”
Sports Illustrated special features writer Jeff Benedict says the NFL has an ‘antiquated playbook’ when dealing with domestic violence and abuse. Benedict speaks with Bill Littlefield.
As Scotland awaited the results of its independence referendum, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews voted to welcome women members for the first time in its 260-year history. In an update to our earlier story on the vote, Doug Tribou reports.