How multiple research groups and the NFL battled over Junior Seau's brain to lead the science of concussions.
Tyrann Mathieu is out of rehab and living alone, trying to convince himself (and NFL GMs) that he's more than his old habits and nicknames.
The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race pushes participants to the brink on an unforgiving trek to the end of the world. And, as one writer who tracked the race by air discovers, that is exactly the point.
Dave Gavitt's vision -- a Northeast alliance of basketball schools called the Big East -- came to life at Madison Square Garden.
How Roger Goodell made the NFL bigger, richer and more powerful -- and now more divided -- than ever before.
Fauja Singh ran his first marathon at age 89 and became an international sensation. Now 101, he'll run his last race in Hong Kong-- and try to find peace with a Guinness World Records slight.
As he reaches his 50th birthday, MJ is still looking for one more ass to kick
Football made George Visger the man he is today, for better and for worse.
Lost Heroes of the Super Bowl
Roberto Clemente got his 3,000th hit, sent his bat to Cooperstown, and three months later he was dead. He left behind a puzzle that has taken 40 years to piece together.
Elena Delle Donne, Brittney Griner and Skylar Diggins couldn't be more different on the court, but they all found the same secret to success right in their own backyards.
An Alabama fan, an LSU fan and one night on Bourbon Street they can't remember -- and the video they can never forget.
Meet the NBA's first female coach. Well, not yet, but that's at least what Natalie Nakase has in mind. The question is, when will the league be ready?
The strange relationship between Lionel Messi and his hometown in Argentina
This time, the playoffs (and his penitence) will determine his future in Texas.
Meet the man behind baseball's most psychedelic myth