Last week it was Atlanta's suburban communities subsidizing moving the Braves out of downtown. This week it's an audacious move by departing Mayor Mike Bloomberg and the New York Yankees for a few hundred million dollars in subsidies for a new soccer stadium.
The 2013 college football regular season will conclude this Saturday when Army faces Navy in Philadelphia for its traditional rivalry game.
It is important to note that football has an extremely positive impact on the lives of countless young people, especially in the economically depressed communities where many of the programs we fund operate. Football provides a structured environment where young men and some young women can learn, exercise, and interact with role models and use their time constructively.
One of these players, who only had two years of team control left, netted Wil Myers and Jake Odorizzi. The other one, who also currently has two years of team control left, only netted Steve Lombardozzi, Ian Krol and Robbie Ray.
Every soccer player knows that he has to run fast and have good footwork, but how does a kid attract the attention of a coach? And, if a student is dedicating himself to sports, how can he ensure that he'll qualify academically for the universities to which he aspires?
What began as a planetary physicist's chance encounters with skaters at the park is turning into a full-fledged science outreach program.
Two years of planning. One year of training. In June, a group of African-Americans set out to climb the highest peak in North America. Less than a thousand feet from the top of 20,320 summit of Mt. McKinley (also known as Denali), the expedition had to turn around.
"For a doctor to read a computer and tell me how hard I've been hit and to pull me out of a game... that won't sit well with a lot of players."
This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Jason McDonald, The NFL Draft is what Christmas used to be. Time to unwrap our presents! Manziel has a lot of the question marks you get with a spread-style QB. He doesn't take...
Cano and Jay-Z should have known that accepting less, perhaps a 7-year deal worth $180 million would in the long run earn Cano more money.
We all have that one golfing buddy who can't seem to hit a single straight shot and always requires a baker's dozen worth of mulligans. But thanks to a recent ruling by a New Jersey Superior Court judge, only the golfer hitting the ball is responsible for yelling "fore!" for errant shots.
Stadium Of Light,
White Hart Lane,
Rafael Van Der Vaart,
A week has done wonders for the outlook of Tottenham Hotspur supporters. After the 6-0 disaster at the Etihad, Spurs responded by taking seven out of a possible nine points.
Jubilation for the Mets actually spending money aside, if the team's offseason focus was to add a two-win player, they should have instead coveted Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder A.J. Pollock.
A recent book, The War on Football, challenges the increasing body of evidence that participation in organized tackle football all too often leads to chronic disability, fatal brain disease, and early death, particularly at the professional level. Indeed, the author contends that football is safer than bicycling, skiing and cheerleading.
Today, NHL bigwigs publicly downplay the importance of fighting while privately believing it's their biggest marketing draw. But is allowing fighting shortsighted when it comes to the long-term growth of the sport?
The question is interesting in that it wonderfully showcases the complete idiocy of "instant" replay rules. "Instant" replays ... aren't!
Kobe Contract Extension,
The Schultz Report,
Kobe Achilles Tendon,
Kobe Bryant Injury,
Los Angeles Lakers,
Perhaps the most glaring tell that Kobe isn't yet Kobe came with just under five minutes left in the game. He was fouled and heard the whistle, yet did not attempt to bring his hands through for his trademark move to draw a shooting foul.
This kind of alpine atmospheric pea soup can disorient even the most confident of skiers. But this time I know I'll make it down in one piece because I'm skiing with an Olympian.
Time to put the final nail in the coffin of the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers season.
This is a glimpse of what the playoffs will look like, if these two teams meet again. With a win today, the Seattle Seahawks would've clinched the NFC West but the Forty-Niners had other plans.