Sports are an integral part of our culture and give many of us a reason to cheer and jeer. Learn about the history of sports and how your favorite sports really work.
Why Do So Many Women’s Sports Still Incorporate Skirts?
Why Aren't There More Asian-Americans in Pro Team Sports?
5 Reasons to Join a Sports Club
10 Funny Intramural Team Names
10 Tips for Semi-pro Football Tryouts
5 Tips for Finding the Right Tennis Club
A Parent's Guide to Coaching Pop Warner Football
10 Surprising Pop Warner Players
5 Tips for Coaching Pop Warner Cheerleading
Everyone Is Going Bananas for the Savannah Bananas
Aaron Judge Breaks American League Home Run Record
Robot Umps Will be Calling Pitches at Future MLB Games
Late-night Tweeting Can Hurt NBA Players' Performance, Study Shows
Do men really schedule their vasectomies during March Madness?
Is there a science to bracketology?
Puffy Guardian Caps Could Reduce NFL Player Concussions
What Are the Costs of Canceling College Football?
Male Cheerleaders to Perform in Super Bowl for First Time Ever
What Is the Hosel on a Golf Club?
Why Do Golf Balls Have Dimples?
What Are the Odds of a Hole-In-One?
How the Ultimate Fighting Championship Works
What Does a Boxing Promoter Do?
How Boxing Works
Tech Team Keeps 2020 Paralympians in the Medal Race
Why the Paralympic Games Might Be Better Than the Olympics
Why Some Olympic Sports Are Still Open Only to Men or Only to Women
The Stanley Cup Trophy Has a Long and Quirky History
Who Is the World's Strongest Man?
12 Striking Facts About Bowling
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Baseball fans have been making the trip to visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame for more than 60 years. Find out how the Hall of Fame captures America's beloved pastime with exhibits like Babe Ruth's bat and Joe DiMaggio's locker.
The Montreal Expos have their share of players in the Baseball Hall of Fame located in Cooperstown New York. Get information and stats on their key players: Gary Carter and Tony Perez.
Soccer (or football) is the most popular sport in the world. Want to know a little more about the game? We've got you covered.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bills itself as the premier Mixed Martial Arts organization in the world. Learn what the Ultimate Fighting Championship is, how the organization began, and where it is today.
Maintaining your golf equipment can enhance your golf game. Learn simple techniques to care for your golf clubs, including how to inspect regrip and how to refinish your clubs.
To maintain a skateboard in tip-top shape the most important thing to do is keep the wheels moving smoothly by adjusting and lubricating the wheel bearings. Get the step-by-step instructions in this article.
The difference between a skilled boxer you've never heard of and a skilled boxer named Muhammad Ali is often a really good promoter.
By Julia Layton
Boxing is one of the oldest sports in history. Learn the basics of boxing, how you win or lose, the science behind it and the danger of the sport.
In this day in age, most of us understand that gender identity can be pretty complicated from a social, cultural and psychological perspective. Find out why doctors may have trouble distinguishing someone's gender.
By Julia Layton
The story told in "We Are Marshall" sounds a little like the invention of a screenwriter, but the airplane crash that took the lives of college football players really took place. Learn the real story behind the film "We Are Marshall."
With their colorful masks and spectacular acrobatic wrestling style, Mexican wrestlers have carved out their own unique space in the ring. Read all about the long-standing tradition of lucha libre -- before we pin you!
Imagine sliding down an icy hill, with your face only a few inches away from the ground -- at 80 miles per hour. Learn about the intense winter Olympisc sport of skeleton, and how the competition works.
Pro wrestling is one of the most popular forms of sports entertainment. Learn about the history of pro wrestling and see how pro wrestling moves are executed.
With leagues across the country and a new documentary TV series roller derby is enjoying a surge in popularity. But what exactly is roller derby? Learn about the sport's history its rules and much more.
Competitive eating has gone from county fair exhibition to mainstream spectator sport. Networks like ESPN air contests and competitors like "The Black Widow" have loyal fan bases. Learn more about this controversial practice.
Who makes up the "third team" in a football game? Learn all about the responsibilities of an NFL officiating crew.
By Kevin Bonsor
Take an inside look at a working week in the life of one of the NFL's top defensive ends, Patrick Kerney of the Atlanta Falcons, as told to us by Kerney himself.
By Dave Coustan
When Bobby Jones became the first to win the "Grand Slam" of golf in 1930 he became an overnight star. He went on to create a series of films in which he corrected the swings of celebrities. Learn about the innovations in the films and how they relat
By Dave Coustan
Over his nine years in the NBA, Theo Ratliff has endured everything from a broken wrist to a cracked kneecap -- and when he swore off anti-inflammatories his play time was truly painful. Find out how he changed his approach to training and made himself healthier and more effective.
By Dave Coustan
In timed Olympic events, the difference between gold and silver can come down to a fraction of a second. You won't find that kind of accuracy in your typical wristwatch. Find out about the systems (and backup systems) that keep Olympic timing honest.
By Lacy Perry & Kate Kershner
The Olympics aren't too far off so get ready! This article chronicles the history of the Olympic torch reveals how it is designed to stay lit through all weather conditions and follows its path from Olympia Greece to the Olympic Games.
Super Bowl Sunday is a football fan's nirvana. It's when the NFL champion is decided once and for all. But the day is about way more than just football.
By Kevin Bonsor & John Donovan
It's training camp time -- are you a would-be football fan? Or maybe you just want a refresher on the rules? We'll tell you how the plays work, how to keep score and how large a football field really is. Hike!
By Kevin Bonsor
Have you ever wondered what it's like to play professional football? We have, so we called up players Takeo Spikes, Carlos Emmons, Jonas Jennings, Fred Beasley and Willie Anderson to find out.
Need a refresher on the rules of America's favorite game? This article explains the rules, equipment and scores.
By Kevin Bonsor & Joe Martin