The NFL has become increasingly central to how America perceives itself, which means that sport and politics can never be divorced.
Her performance was all heat, no-nonsense.
A special Sunday event: a photographic essay celebrating such magnificent birds of prey. These nocturnal hunters hail from Europe, Asia, North America, and South America and are depicted here in photos from recent years.
There’s a reason it was so hard for him to retire—he knew the void it would leave.
Female athletes have been subject to harmful expectations for years. They want to bring back the joy.
And shooting them, and knifing them, and running them over with trucks
Lauren Fleshman’s memoir, Good for a Girl, recalls her life as a runner—and the culture she says the sport needs to change.
The radio host Garrett Bush discusses the country’s tortured relationship with football, and what the NFL could do to treat players better.
UFC’s Dana White faces almost no consequences for publicly slapping his wife.
“A life of risks not taken is not a life worth living,” one writes.
Half of football is enduring pain. The other half is inflicting it.
Opportunists used the cardiac arrest of an NFL player to promote deadly disinformation.
Damar Hamlin’s collapse on Monday Night Football calls attention to a medical myth that will not die.
Plus: A clue to life on Mars
If football is about to undergo some hint of a reckoning, it will be only partial.
Some former college athletes face the existential crisis of a career ending at a young age.
Images from Buenos Aires, where so many fans came out to cheer for their champions that they had to cancel the parade midway through
This beloved winter pastime is not for everyone. And especially not for me.
Like any great artist, the aging soccer phenom showed a youth-obsessed world the potential glory of a late-style triumph.
The tournament lent itself to moments of drama that also fit into broader historical narratives.
For its hosts, this World Cup has already delivered on its PR potential.