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The Emotional Power of Sport to Connect

Alex Stewart | Posted 08.16.2014 | Books
Alex Stewart

Sport provides a syntax of connection between people who can otherwise find such connection hard. Michael Tierney has written a beautiful and lyrical memoir, The First Game With My Father, about this transformative power of sport.

Sport to Street: Workout Clothes You Can Wear Anywhere

The Active Times | Posted 08.04.2014 | Style
The Active Times

It's every fit girl's dilemma: without having to orchestrate an entire outfit change, how can I dress gym-ready but still look sophisticated enough fo...

Protest and Human Rights Shape Debate on Awarding of Mega Events

James Dorsey | Posted 07.17.2014 | World
James Dorsey

Mass protests against Brazil's hosting of the World Cup, Turkey's loss of opportunities to host sports events and controversy over 2022 World Cup host...

7 Sexy Reasons You Should Be Watching Polo This Summer

JustLuxe | Posted 07.09.2014 | Sports
JustLuxe

(Photo Courtesy of Nic Roldan) By Mila Pantovich We love the excitement of a good polo match, but having a dashing gentleman riding the horse just t...

Social Media for Football Writers

Alex Stewart | Posted 04.01.2014 | Sports
Alex Stewart

The recent explosion in football writing appears to have been fueled in no small part by the acceleration in use and availability of social media, both as a platform for debate and as a means of dissemination.

The Other Olympics Success Story

Max Wind-Cowie | Posted 04.14.2013 | Business
Max Wind-Cowie

The Olympics and Paralympics are now (almost) universally viewed as having been an unqualified success.

Olympic Sports That Ought to Be

Tony Phillips | Posted 10.02.2012 | Comedy
Tony Phillips

I've long believed that if the Olympics ever return to America's shores we should include horseshoes, monster truck racing and the 100-meter mosey and what's good for the colonist is good for the colonizer. So where are the English sports?

Forced to Wear a Skirt?

Elizabeth Plank | Posted 03.19.2012 | UK
Elizabeth Plank

With the London 2012 Olympics rapidly approaching, I am eagerly awaiting the inauguration of female boxing as an official discipline. Despite this being a long overdue development, as a beginner to the sport, I am thrilled to see female boxers finally gracing the ring at the most important sporting event of the year. In preparation, the Amateur International Boxing Association (AIBA) met yesterday to discuss the games and draw up recommendations, including suitable dress requirements. One of the items up for discussion was whether female boxers should have to wear skirts.

Would You Miss Your Son's Wedding For A Soccer Game?

www.independent.co.uk | Posted 01.09.2012 | Weddings

Fabio Capello has his best player banned for three games at Euro 2012, his captain at the centre of racist abuse allegations and his team facing the w...

PHOTOS: The Legacy Of Gareth Thomas And Other Openly Gay Sports Figures

Posted 12.25.2011 | Gay Voices

Gareth Thomas, the Welsh rugby player who became the world's first openly gay professional male athlete in a team sport after coming out in 2009, stun...

PHOTOS: LeBron Attends Liverpool-Man U Match

Posted 12.15.2011 | Sports

With NBA Commissioner David Stern already canceling the first two weeks of the 2011-12 NBA season, the league's players are going to have some free ti...

Armenia Player Scores Embarrassing Own Goal

Posted 12.12.2011 | Sports

After famously having its hopes of qualification for the 2010 World Cup dashed by a goal scored by way of a Thierry Henry handball, the Irish Men's Na...

Nicki Gostin

Who Is Elizabeth Hurley's New Fiance?

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicki Gostin | Posted 12.04.2011 | Celebrity

Elizabeth Hurley has just joyfully announced her engagement -- via Twitter, no less -- to retired Australian cricketing legend Shane Warne. While ...

Unconscious Striker Dropped From Stretcher

Posted 11.27.2011 | Sports

A scary moment occurred in the 40th minute of Olhanense's 2-1 victory on Sunday in Portugal when Uniao Leiria defender Edson accidentally kneed 19-yea...

Soccer Player Scores Header From His Own Half

Posted 11.26.2011 | Sports

Forgive the awful pun, but talk about using your head. During a Norwegian league match between Odd Grenland and Tromso IL on Sunday, Jone Samuelse...

WATCH: David Beckham Goes Undercover At Target

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Sports

Rumors have been kicking up in recent weeks about soccer icon David Beckham's next employer after he finishes his contract with the LA Galaxy in the M...

Rugby Star Married To Royalty Allegedly Gets Frisky During Dwarf-Throwing Contest

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

An English Rugby star has found himself at the center of media attention, but not because of his marriage to Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter Zara P...

EPIC FAIL: Goalkeeper Allows Embarrassing Goal

Posted 11.14.2011 | Sports

Here's the latest addition to what's fast becoming a vast library of "Soccer Fails." Today we present Artem Gomelko, goalkeeper for FC Torpedo Zhodino...

Amazing Goal Shot From Midfield

Posted 11.14.2011 | Sports

In soccer, there are goals and there are GOOOAAAAAAAAALs. As you will see, this falls firmly in the second category. During a match against the...

Nadal Collapses During Press Conference

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.04.2011 | Sports

Generally, when a top-ranked tennis player "collapses" at a major tournament it means that they've lost unexpectedly to a lower-ranked opponent or squ...

Soccer Player Throws Ball At Opponent In Frustration

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 10.05.2011 | Sports

During a Champions League match against Malmo, Steven Whittaker, who plays for Rangers in the Scottish Premier League, decided to express his frustrat...

Soccer Player Kicks Ref After Getting Red Card

Posted 10.03.2011 | Sports

In soccer, a red card is hardly ever well received by a player. It doesn't just end the player's day early, but it singles the individual out and deem...

Wimbledon Executive Scolds Female Players For Grunting

Posted 08.22.2011 | Sports

The millions in attendance at Wimbledon are apparently turned off by the loud grunting coming from the female tennis players, according to the head of...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 08.22.2011 | New York
Len Berman

David Tyree says same-sex marriage would send the country into anarchy. Oh, really? I would say he's taken one too many hits, but the truth is, he never made another catch in the NFL after that Super Bowl reception.

Worst Miss In Soccer History?

Posted 08.03.2011 | Sports

Step aside Miroslav Klose, there is a new winner for the worst miss of all time. In the middle of a lower league match in Venezuela, Anderson Fred...