The View From Afar

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Fans in the United States may be more engaged in international sports, but the interest goes both ways. Another soccer World Cup has come […]

The Triple Frown

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The difficulty in accomplishing one of the rarest feats in sports is precisely what makes it so appealing For the 36th year in a […]

An Awful Lot Like Love

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

A ceremony to retire the jersey of a hockey legend sheds light on what an athlete can mean to a city There was an […]

Sports Darwinism

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

As the Olympic Winter Games proved, events need to evolve to remain relevant for future generations At this year’s Academy Awards ceremony, Matthew McConaughey […]

The Justice and The Babe

Thursday, March 6, 2014

More than 80 years later, one of sport’s most debated incidents comes back vividly to a famous—and highly reliable—eyewitness. Now that the headline has […]

Ring in the New

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

The leaders of college football have found a way to maintain tradition while advancing the sport. It was an appropriate and thrilling end to […]

A Sporting Life

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Nelson Mandela used sports to help unite a country, but his interest was not simply political The passing of Nelson Mandela has caused many […]

Bully Pulpit

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

The complicated case of Jonathan Martin raises questions about the truth behind locker-room culture It’s been an interesting year for football, replete with a […]

You would not think that a movie that focuses on the internal deliberations of the United States Supreme Court would be able to hold […]

I Can Sail 55

Friday, October 25, 2013

Despite its critics, the new-look America’s Cup made for a compelling live event I must confess to a peculiar anticipation of what the scene […]