The Olympics have never been a stranger to political tension, and 1980 was certainly no different. But amid all that, there was this hockey game…
Larry Bird and Magic Johnson were once credited with making March Madness a thing. But for Bird, the road to the NBA was long and rocky.
In the 1960s, Marvin Miller committed to dismantling the system. Ultimately, there would be no more reserve clause. And finally, there would be free agency.
Only the passage of time had allowed Hank Aaron to truly enjoy what he had accomplished by smacking his 715th career home run.
Joe Namath wasn’t the only Jet to guarantee victory ahead of Super Bowl III, he’s just the only one who did so publicly. And, remember the AFL/NFL rivalry?
Many thought Muhammad Ali didn’t stand a chance against Sonny Liston back in February of 1964. They were wrong. But it wasn’t all about boxing then, either.
Football passed baseball in popularity years ago; it wasn’t always that way. Perhaps it started with the 1958 NFL Championship between the Colts and Giants.
It was more than just a swing of the bat from Bobby Thompson. It was more than just the Dodgers collapsing. For that day, NYC was the epicenter of baseball.
Jackie Robinson broke through MLB’s color barrier, but long before that he and his family faced numerous other obstacles as they tried to make their way.
In the latest excerpt from Marty Gitlin’s new book, we revisit Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling—touching on the symbol that Louis was, and so much more.
In a new book from Marty Gitlin, he takes us back through some of sports most powerful moments. So let’s discuss Babe Ruth and The Curse of the Bambino.
As we look back upon the most powerful moments in sports, how could we forget about the World Series of 1919—when the White Sox tarnished baseball?
There are major differences between how the Warriors and Cavaliers defended their title the following season. And the fans deserve better from the Cavs.
Who’s overrated? Who’s underrated? And who’s winning it all? Don’t be surprised to see Cleveland and Chicago fighting for baseball’s biggest prize again.
Fantasy baseball is upon us, and with another MLB season approaching, we’ve got 8 names you should wait on and 8 you should snag. Is Byron Buxton for real?
The three-point shot is absolutely a viable option in the NBA, but team’s dependence on it in recent years means it needs to be revisited for a few reasons.
It’s important for Major League Baseball to hold true to their traditions. That starts with dismissing some of Rob Manfred’s more off the wall suggestions.