For golf star Dustin Johnson, his family dynasty dates back to his grandfather. And it wasn’t a lineage forged on the golf course.
Doug Pederson’s coaching decision in the last game of the year might have cost him his job. But the move shouldn’t have come as such a surprise.
Can HBO’s ‘Tiger’ documentary do what ‘The Last Dance’ failed to do, and get Tiger Woods’ ex-wife Elin Nordegren to participate?
Giannis Antetokounmpo is back in action with a historically massive contract. So where do NBA GMs think this season is headed?
Restaurant investments are a common post-career move for NFL players and coaches. Famed Green Bay Packers wide receiver Max McGee helped start the once-iconic Mexican restaurant chain Chi-Chi’s. And Richard Sherman is involved with Wingstop, a popular chicken franchise that seemingly goes out of its way to court athletes. But eateries aren’t always the safest …
It’s no mystery why a seemingly disproportionate number of NFL players have run-ins with the law. Pro sports is one of the few spaces close to being a true meritocracy. Most of the players grew up middle class or poor and suddenly see massive wealth. The pressures of that sudden change — the family and …
Athletes are just like anybody else despite their superhuman physical achievements. When Dock Ellis threw his no-hitter, the MLB pitcher was high on acid during the game. And many NFL players have admitted to using drugs and alcohol before games to cope with chronic pain and mood disorders. But some of these seemingly shocking stories …
Julio Jones has been one of the top wide receivers in the NFL for years. Have the Atlanta Falcons wasted his best years or does he have more in the tank?
After a strong career at Arizona, Denver Nuggets 2020 draft pick Zeke Nnaji impressed the franchise’s front office with his musical talent.
Tyreek Hill has established himself as one of the most electric playmakers in the NFL. Hill dominates the first half of games like no other player.
Jimmy Butler is one of the most complicated and misunderstood players in the NBA. But Dwyane Wade summed him up quite easily.
Steph Curry’s incredible rise muscled out fan-favorite, Monta Ellis, and unknowingly changed Andrew Bogut’s NBA career forever.
Formula 1’s safety procedures are a response to past tragedies. The story of Tom Pryce’s crash in 1977 was one of the worst.
Former Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin took a year off sports entirely — and it may have saved his future career in the NFL.
It took an era of deadly accidents to convince Formula 1 to increase safety. One of the worst was the terrible loss of Roger Williamson.
The Buffalo Bills are better than they’ve been in years. But in a win against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Bills’ defense made an impression.
The scale of Russia’s systemic PED-based cheating is astounding, affecting international sports. And the nation’s sports have been upended.
There aren’t many easy paths to making $350 or more per hour. Tattoo artist Keith “Bang Bang” McCurdy found one way. Unfortunately for most of us, it involves being so good, you impress the likes of LeBron James into becoming a regular customer. Bang Bang’s also the preferred tattooist for Odell Beckham Jr., who rivals …
When Tom Brady finally wraps up his legendary football career, he intends to make up for his many years of the NFL dominating his life.
Taysom Hill’s 3-1 run as the fill-in quarterback proves that the New Orleans Saints can win as he runs the offensive ship.
Even as Tyrod Taylor is forced to watch from the sidelines, the Chargers quarterback-in-waiting chooses to be a team player.
COVID-19 completely disrupted sports this year. At the pro level, most of the chaos was felt in the earlier part of the year. Although profits fell, with fewer games broadcast and stadiums sitting empty, owners didn’t sweat too much. Billionaires came up big this year. But while many athletes, like Zion Williamson and Kevin Love, …
Retired NFL quarterback Carson Palmer made it in the NFL, but his lesser-known brother Jordan Palmer didn’t. In the end, it worked out.
Rookie Orlando Magic point guard Cole Anthony faces a bright future in the NBA. But his life was nearly cut short.
Bronny James is taking basketball seriously. Just analyze the way he looks today, at 16 years old, compared to his dad, LeBron James.
After games, Joey Bosa seems like a lovable, fun guy. But in games, in the midst of all the violence, he switches into a different gear.
Postgame interviews and comments by Chiefs coach Andy Reid, hilariously explain why Travis Kelce’s play went down as it did.
Julio Jones has made his value known to the league. And the veteran Falcons wide receiver is compensated accordingly.
Now that he’s an iconic NFL quarterback, it’s hard to recall that Tom Brady’s path led him to a crossroads that mirrors his dad’s experience.
It’s funny that Tom Brady ended up playing in the Boston area. Given the heavily Catholic makeup of the region, the QB managed to fit in.
Does Patrick Mahomes deserve the MVP in a season where new players, as well as old ones, are putting on career-defining performances?
The modern NFL is made up of 32 teams — the result of decades of expansions and contractions that started with eight teams.
Mike McCarthy’s Cowboys lost to the Washington Football Team and perhaps proved that McCarthy was carried by Aaron Rodgers all along.
It took promises for pointed action against racial injustice to keep the NBA season afloat. This included a meeting with Pope Francis.
For the Warriors to win, Steph Curry must pick up the pieces. Needless to say, he’s not wasting time this offseason in training.
The 1995 MLB draft saw a whopping seven players, including Tom Brady and Daunte Culpepper, declined baseball to play in the NFL instead.
With millions already in the bank and more guaranteed across three years, it looks like Mile Bridges is going to be all right.
Bryson DeChambeau bulked up his body. When someone’s training helps them break a Tiger Woods record, the competition notices.
The Mike McCarthy era is a complete bust. Cowboys fans can’t help by ask, “Could former head coach Jason Garrett have done any better?”
Wide receiver Danny Amendola grew up in a football-loving family, with a coach for a father and a competitive brother.
2020 NBA draft pick Isaiah Stewart, who grew up admiring Patrick Ewing, was confronted with a decision involving his very idol.
The Philadelphia 76ers recently debuted new uniforms. True Sixers fans were quick to point out a small detail hidden in the uniform.
Alex Trebek’s years-long battle with cancer came to an end this past November 8. The days since have seen an astonishing breadth of mourning. Some of it has come from often unexpected places, including the NFL. Some of the connections are direct, like the time Aaron Rodgers won Celebrity Jeopardy! while a beaming Alex Trebek …
Watching the Michael Jordan documentary, The Last Dance, Tom Brady saw an athlete experience a sports career that resembled his own.
Tom Brady seems comfortable in Tampa Bay, despite his late-career shift. He loves the warm weather. But his kids don’t agree with him.
The Philadelphia Eagles’ wide receiver wish list before the trade deadline was long. Yet the day came and went without any big moves.
For former NFL player Ralph Brown, a decade of NFL salaries still couldn’t help him through a money mismanagement and personal issues.
After an unexpected mechanical failure, NASCAR driver Jason Leffler lost his life while moonlighting at a dirt track.
Joey Logano is known for being awkward at best and violent at worst concerning his NASCAR colleagues, especially according to Kyle Busch.
In 1964, the horrifying crash of driver Glenn “Fireball” Roberts set off a wave of safety measures that affect NASCAR to this day.
Tony Gonzalez was an incredible tight end in the NFL. But to get there, he borrowed his drive from his brother Chris Gonzalez.