What do a hard shove in an NBA playoff game, a wayward ball in The Masters golf tournament, and a high school soccer match in Utah have in common? Nike's new slogan sums it up: Winning Takes Care of Everything.
The two teams that will fight for this season's hallowed Champions League crown enjoy one of the biggest rivalries in the world. That's what happens when you are consistently the two best teams in the German league
The first round of the 2013 NHL Playoffs is finished and only one of four Canadian teams remains.
The water cooler talk is all about "who will I cheer for now?"
Lebron James is now generally acknowledged as the greatest basketball player in the game today. He is also arguably one of the greatest of all time. Here's looking to a future that always has his basketball greatness matched by moral greatness.
Youth sports remains an activity in which boys receive more resources and opportunities than girls. The road to equality in youth sports would be far smoother if elite sports organizations took the lead in committing to greater girls' and women's participation.
I had never understood the power of soccer to unite a country transcend all differences of race, class and region until I spent time in Brazil during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
I recall distinctly the moment we received the news that my father had been diagnosed with skin cancer; it's not the kind of thing you forget easily. The bump on his eyelid that worsened quickly was more than just a bump, it was something that had the potential to change our lives.
This foursome was the more or less regular Yankee infield from 2009-2012, leading the Yankees to one World Series victory and three other post-season appearances. This raises the question of where this infield fits among the greatest infields in Yankee history.
It's only a short step from "don't cry like a girl" and "don't be a bitch" to "women are inferior." These assumptions and connections, part of what many are calling "toxic masculinity," enable violence against gay (or "effeminate" men) and violence against women alike.
All signs point to Tiger continuing his torrid pace. This could very well turn into his best year ever as a professional golfer.
There is no way a team should ever blow a three-goal lead in the third period, as the Maple Leafs managed to do in just under 11 minutes Monday night in Boston. But Boston deserves the credit for stepping up their game when lesser teams would have accepted impending loss.
If these are just football matters, why are we seeing all the headlines about these men being cut for supporting gays and lesbians? It's simple: Because people still want to believe that the NFL hates gay people.
The NCAA preaches ethics to its athletes because they are sending the message that the sport you play is greater than any individual, and that we are expected to maintain integrity for the game.
In this episode Ji Wallace, the 2000 Olympic silver medalist in trampoline from Australia, talks about the importance of knowing and speaking about your HIV status. He also tells me his stories about coming out as HIV-positive to his parents and his boyfriend Shaun.
Sorry, Chris. While the Leafs were as hot as the heat shielding on your Soyuz capsule right up to three minutes remaining in the third, all of Toronto was, I'm sure, wishing the Maple Leafs had your determination to reach for the stars.
For the first time in eons, the city that was once the heart of hockey (with Montreal being the soul) was back in the Stanley Cup playoff picture. All told, it was good for the franchise, good for the fans, and good for the city. Hell, it was good for hockey...
Washington's Bryce Harper crashed into the wall in Dodger Stadium. He needed 11 stitches on his chin. He also banged up his knee and shoulder.
It would appear that building a strong minor league system that produces a consistent flow of young, homegrown stars who stay with a team for their careers is a formula which produces more winning franchises than relying on high spending for aging free agents.