In major college athletics, coaching staffs regularly get purged when a team does something relatively harmless, like finish a few games below .500. So it was only natural that a school like Penn State, plagued by one of the …
The Grand Slam champion didn’t exactly give her sport a ringing endorsement. Why look at the sport so unfavorably?
TIME’s Sean Gregory breaks down the lessons from football’s 17th week.
For a while there, we thought we wouldn’t be saying this, but: the 2011-2012 NBA season is ready to tip off. The 149-day lockout is all but forgotten, and the NBA returns with a five-game Christmas feast, starting with the New …
We all knew it, but academics have now proved it: college kids would rather watch sports than study.
A study conducted by three University of Oregon economists, published by the National Bureau of Economic Research this week, …
Tebow wasn’t terrible against New England, but his “left-to-right deficiency” has been noted.
If you wanted to see Barry Bonds do hard time for breaking Hank Aaron’s home run record in a seemingly fraudulent fashion, today’s not your day.
After a blocked trade, lawsuit threat, and outcry among NBA players, executives, and fans, Chris Paul is headed for Los Angeles.
We tried to ignore Tim Tebow in this space. But how is that humanly possible?
Is the National League Most Valuable Player also baseball’s biggest dunce? Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun, who hit .332 last season with 33 home runs and 111 RBI, has tested positive for a banned substance, and is facing …
As the season begins, Chris Paul is not a Los Angeles Laker, and David Stern is the most-hated man in basketball.
In the Dec. 19 issue of TIME, Tim Tebow speaks out about the vitriol over his public Christianity. “Thank goodness I don’t have to live the roller coaster that everyone else lives about my life,” he says