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- Sep 5 20162 minutes
Usher Top of His Game
THE STAR OPENS UP ABOUT LOVE, MUSIC AND GETTING IN FIGHTING SHAPE FOR HANDS OF STONE
- Jan 2 20172 minutes
The Champ Has Spoken
AMANDA NUNES ISN’T WELL-KNOWN, OR EVEN WELL-RESPECTED, BUT THE TITLE DEFENDER SAYS THAT AFTER DEC. 30, SHE’LL GET THE PRAISE SHE DESERVES.
- Jan 9 20174 minutes
Did Meryl Streep Misrepresent MMA?
The actress “couldn’t have chosen a worse sport to represent American provincialism,” says the author of a book on mixed martial arts.
- Jul 18 20161 minute
60. Why Are Sports Events so Expensive?
S.G. The price of attending big-league ball games has spiraled out of control. A family of four spends, on average, $219 to attend a Major League Baseball game, according to Team Marketing Report’s Fan Cost Index, a 24% increase since 2007. That’s 1
- Feb 6 20172 minutes
Football Without Borders
HOW WILL DIE-HARDS AROUND THE WORLD WATCH THE BIG GAME? LET’S TAKE A TOUR …
- Nov 28 20162 minutes
Bienvenido a México
The NFL returns to Mexico City for the first time since 2005 when the Raiders face the Texans on Nov. 21. But can fútbol americano take root on foreign soil? SportsCenter’s Herm Edwards and Bill Polian discuss.
- Jan 2 20175 minutes
Small World, Tall Man
Going to Disneyland isn’t just another day in the park for Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis—it’s a lifelong dream.
- Jan 2 20171 minute
“It’ll Never Again Be Like Right Now”
KATHLEEN AND CASEY O’NEILL | FANS
- Nov 14 20169 minutes
When Teddy Went Down
Teddy Bridgewater’s preseason injury was so grim it challenged the NFL’s culture of Next Man Up. This is the story of what his teammates saw, felt and never will forget.
- Sep 26 20162 minutes
How Sports Can Move Beyond Lip-Service Patriotism
WITH HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF fans packed into stadiums across the country and millions more watching on TV, the NFL kicked off its new season on Sept. 11 with a ritual that has become a given at American sporting events: playing the national anthem.
- Mar 15 20172 minutes
March Gladness: A Northwestern Fan Celebrates The Team's First NCAA Bid
Commentator Kevin Blackistone is overjoyed his alma mater, Northwestern, has finally made the NCAA basketball tournament — but with some caveats.
- Mar 1 20171 minute
50 | Drone Racing League For Speeding Into The Mainstream
In 2015, Nicholas Horbaczewski and a friend ventured to a field in Long Island, New York, where a group of guys were piloting home-built drones around PVC pipes and pool noodles. It was his first encounter with the phenomenon of drone racing. Ten mon
- Aug 12 20164 minutes
Is Gymnastics’ Scoring System Injuring Athletes?
It happened in an instant: a resounding crack and the bottom half of French gymnast Samir Ait Said’s leg was dangling like a marionette’s, his face contorted in pain. At the Rio Olympics, Said had just performed a thrilling triple backflip on the vau
- Mar 13 20171 minute
What’s Your One Shining Moment?
Executives at a Bloomberg sports business summit recount their highs and lows—but mostly lows—as athletes.
- Dec 12 20166 minutes
Behind The Steel Curtain
What’s watercooler talk like in the NFL? We asked the Steelers and found out no topic is off-limits in their locker room.
- Aug 8 20162 minutes
Can the Games Get Clean?
Inside the cramped storage rooms of Moscow’s antidoping laboratory, the crates of blood and urine samples are stacked to the ceiling, each one neatly labeled and sealed with a tamper-proof lid. The lab’s acting director, Marina Dikunets, lowers her v
- Feb 20 20173 minutes
Turner Sports Preps Single-Buyer 'Superpod' Commercial Breaks for NBA
Not content merely to shake up its NBA broadcast and studio crews, Turner Sports next week will give advertisers an opportunity to make their mark on its new "Players Only" initiative, carving out a quartet of single-sponsor "superpods" that will air
- Jul 4 20165 minutes
Rugby? Yes, Rugby
Carlin Isles and his “rocket shoes” are making the U.S. an unlikely contender By Sean Gregory
- Oct 7 20164 minutes
A Brief History Of Bill Murray And Alcohol
Nowhere is the legendary comedian more at home than behind a bar.
- Nov 14 20164 minutes
No Pain, No Game
According to one ex-player, nothing hurts more than staying on painkillers to stay on the field.
- Jan 2 20176 minutes
Cubs Win! Oh, No: Now What?
The curse is over! But the curse of happiness has just begun.
- Mar 21 20171 minute
Hear Emo Torchbearer Football, etc.'s Meditation On A Turbulent Relationship, 'Save'
It's spring! A time for renewal and flowers and sunshine and... sadness, if Football, etc. has anything to do with it.
- Aug 8 20161 minute
DIED Marni Nixon, 86, the soprano whom TIME called the Ghostest with the Mostest in 1964 for dubbing the singing voices of stars in Academy Award–winning movie musicals, including Deborah Kerr in The King and I (1956), Natalie Wood in West Side Stor
- Feb 27 20173 minutes
And the Winner Isn't: Oscars Put Up Historically Low Ratings
The jaw-dropping conclusion to last night's presentation of the 89th Academy Awards wasn't enough to defray an ongoing ratings slide, as the three-hour-and-33-minute ceremony delivered one of the smallest Oscars audiences in modern TV history.Accordi
- Dec 12 201614 minutes
The Making of The Man
Can D’Angelo Russell become the leader the Lakers need in the post-Kobe era? Yes, if his father has anything to do with it—and he most certainly does.
- Mar 15 20172 minutes
NPR's Facebook Audience Picks Villanova As NCAA Men's Basketball Champions
If NPR's Facebook audience has its way, the Villanova Wildcats will repeat as NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions.
- Jan 2 20173 minutes
Look, Ma, No Wheels
Motocross star Robbie Maddison has conquered earth, wind and water on his dirt bike. His next quest? The snow at X Games Aspen.
- Sep 4 20166 minutes
SEPT. 9/2 Angel Olsen, My Woman The snarl of her recent single “Shut Up Kiss Me” suggests a new, more Joan Jett–ish approach for this indie-folk star. Soundwalk Collective and Jesse Paris Smith Featuring Patti Smith, Killer Road Punk-poet Smith
- Mar 21 20173 minutes
Score: Out-of-Home Viewing Boosts ESPN's Ratings Outlook
ESPN's out-of-home audience continues to give the network a not-insignificant ratings boost, as viewing in bars, restaurants, gyms, hotels and other public venues over the last several months have added millions of heretofore unaccounted-for deliveri