iOS app Android app


NFL Labor Negotiations: Are We Headed for the Doomsday Scenario?

Gabriel A. Feldman | Posted 05.26.2011 | Sports
Gabriel A. Feldman

As we get closer to the expiration of the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement, the great unanswered questions remain: Will there be a work stoppage? And, if so, how long will it last?

Donald Trump To Buy Mets?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With spring training just around the corner, Donald Trump has caught baseball fever. Trump is reportedly considering buying the Mets, which could hel...

Why We Love Sports and Don't Like Business and Government

Michael J. Critelli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Michael J. Critelli

Why do government, health care, education, and most other businesses fail to measure up to the performance excellence, the economic performance and entertainment value of sports? Sports are true competitive meritocracies.

Don't Blame the Song, Blame the Packaging

Susan Deily-Swearingen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Susan Deily-Swearingen

On the home page of AOL News last week I encountered this opinion piece by Kevin Blackistone, "Time to Turn Off National Anthem Before Sports Events,"...

WATCH: Garbage Throwing Coach Delays Hockey Game

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

After the ref of a youth hockey game called two penalties, a 5-minute boarding and one for cross-checking, a coach became so upset that he decided to ...

Remembering Jerry Sloan: The NBA's Last One-Trick Pony

David Perez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Perez

Sloan may have been a one-trick pony, but that pony ran longer and harder than everyone else. Must have been one hell of a ride.

So, Was it a Superbowl with Real IMPACT?

Stacy Twilley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Stacy Twilley

So here are our picks for Superbowl XLV -- our fantasy team of good guys who will be on the gridiron on Sunday. So what do you think? How did we do? Are we rooting for the good guys?

After the Super Bowl: Spreading the Credit

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Rick Horowitz

I couldn't have done it without the team. That's the first thing you need to know, it was a total team effort, top to bottom.

NFL Lockout: The Legal Issues Behind the NFL-CBA Negotiations

Gabriel A. Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Gabriel A. Feldman

These are interesting times for the NFL. Immediately after producing the most watched television show in U.S. history, the focus has shifted towards the negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement between the NFL and the NFLPA.

Marathons: In the Literal Long Run, It's Training That Matters

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Just about anyone can complete a marathon if they put their minds and bodies to the effort. However, anyone also can be badly injured if there is a failure to take training seriously.

Who Won the Real Super Bowl Competition?

Eddie Reeves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eddie Reeves

The hands-down best ad of the 2011 Super Bowl was Chrysler's "Imported from Detriot." This wasn't just an ad. It's cinema that sells.

All Sports Is Political: The Dave Zirin interview

Christian Avard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Christian Avard

They say sports and politics don't mix. One sportswriter disagrees with that. In fact, he would argue that professional sports has always been political and has been a positive force in shaping American society.

NFL In Los Angeles? No Thank You

Stu Kreisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Stu Kreisman

Almost an entire generation of potential fans in Los Angeles has been lost to soccer, basketball, the beach, going out to dinner and reading. Speaking for most of the populace, we don't miss the NFL one bit.

UFC 126 Draws High Demand on Eve of Super Bowl

Ben Kessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ben Kessler

The upcoming Ultimate Fighting Championship 126 falls on Super Bowl eve, and with a large number of fans in Las Vegas for Steelers-Packers, demand for tickets is through the roof.

Playing With What You've Got

Michael J. Critelli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Michael J. Critelli

Americans need to understand that the innovation, resourcefulness, and fun they had in learning how to play sports with limited resources will be needed again to help us navigate successfully in increasingly competitive global markets.

Will God Get Credit For Winning The Super Bowl?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Paul Cloos Religion News Service (RNS) When the Auburn Tigers won the BCS college football championship against the Oregon Ducks, Auburn coach Gen...

PHOTOS: 11 Awesome Ice Skating Rinks Around The World

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

When it comes to travel in winter, you can either fantasize about escaping the cold, or run headlong into it, embracing the season's icy wiles. Of all...

Novak Djokovic: The Pride of Serbia

Laurence Leamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Laurence Leamer

Novak Djokovic has given much to his people. They are proud of his victory but more than that they are once again proud that they are Serbs.

How to Get Your Hands on Super Bowl Tickets

Ben Kessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ben Kessler

Did you ever wonder if it was possible to buy Super Bowl XLV tickets for face value? Well, it is definitely possible, but the odds of having the opportunity to do so are quite slim. Here's how it works.

Soccer Is a Man's Game?

Alan Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alan Black

Sexism in sports media endures in every sport, everywhere, but the Brits could learn a thing or two from the U.S. By comparison, Britain remains in the dark ages.

Life of Bro: A Chronology

Gregory Beyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Gregory Beyer

Topher Smith is recognized as one of the United States' foremost "bros." The following chronology accompanies The Library of America's recently-published volume of Smith's collected writings.

2010 NFL Conference Championship Recap

Elizabeth Engel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Elizabeth Engel

If the Jets' receivers could catch a ball or the Jets' defense could've tackled anyone, this game could have gone completely differently.

I Quit: A Jets Fan's Lament

Jordan Zakarin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jordan Zakarin

There is no benefit to being a sports fan. It is entirely a sham, an emotional and fiscal pyramid scheme. That's why I'm trading in my jerseys and cable package for a gentler, more even keeled existence.

PHOTOS: 14 Sites Where The Games Of History Were Played

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

No matter how far you go back in history, sports and games have always been a great way to unwind. Sure, the rules may have changed a bit, but the adr...

Let Them Jump

Ilene H. Lang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ilene H. Lang

Women can't jump? The International Olympic Committee said it "needs more time" to decide the fate of women's ski jumping in the 2014 Winter Games.