Self-Loathing Wins ChampionshipsA video of a German tennis star berating himself is the key to understanding sports psychology.
Hard Work Isn't Always EnoughWant to improve your aerobic capacity? Better hope you have the right genes.
The Hall of FamerDeacon White invented the wind-up, popularized the catcher's mask, and got the first hit in a professional baseball league. Now, he’s finally in Cooperstown.
Andy and JamieHow Andy Murray’s obsession with beating his older brother helped him become a Wimbledon champion.
Marathon EverymanYuki Kawauchi is a world-class athlete, a full-time government clerk, and a Japanese national hero. Could he change the way we think about running?
Seven Seconds in HeavenRay Allen’s tying 3-pointer revealed everything that’s great about sports (and a few things that are terrible about sports commentary).
Golf’s Unconscionable Ban on Croquet PuttingThink the new prohibition against anchoring your putter is dumb? In 1968, it was deemed illegal to putt between your legs.
Challenging Our PatienceBaseball’s new replay system ensures that bad calls will still get made for absolutely no reason.
An Important Life Lesson from Blackjack and BaseballYou gain more by not being stupid than you do by being smart.
The Five Baseball Dad CommandmentsA sign that perfectly captures the loutish behavior of overzealous Little League parents.
The NCAA Has Truly Lost Its MindCollege coaches are allowed to block their former players from getting scholarships at new schools. And that’s not all …
Wait, Am I That Baseball Dad?How baseball encourages bad parenting—and how you can support your kids on the diamond without driving them crazy.
Where Are the Champions?An interactive map of every championship in the history of MLB, the NBA, the NHL, and the NFL.