The Toronto Raptors have won their first NBA title in franchise history, and their star player, Kawhi Leonard, was crowned the most valuable player.
Injuries occur much more frequently than many may realize. A 2014 analysis found that more than 1,750 fans are hurt each year by batted balls at MLB games.
Since sportswriter Henry Chadwick popularized the box score in the 19th century, baseball fans have had a love affair with statistics.
Researchers are working with Chelsea football academy to develop a system to measure decision-making skills using artificial intelligence (AI).
In 1972, more than 90% of female collegiate athletes were coached by women. Today that number hovers around 42% at the NCAA Division I level.
MLB’s biggest problem isn’t pace of play, it’s teams tanking. Tanking, or intentionally losing, is corrupting the standings and the future of baseball.
MLB umpires made 34,246 incorrect ball and strike calls for an average of 14 per game. The average MLB umpire is 46 years old, with 13 years of experience.
Women shoot basketball free throws at 3 percent higher consistency than men. Men and women are very close, but the women edge out the men.
Testimonies about Ryan Giggs magic goal for Manchester United against Arsenal in the semi-final of the English FA cup in 1999.
A plot of global temperatures and the Manchester United Climate Model reveals that half of global warming is the result of Manchester United.
George Orwell once said that sport involves “…sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other words it is war minus the shooting”.
Swatting 13 home runs, waving American and Japanese flags, clowning with kids and even donning a kimono, Babe Ruth won the hearts and minds of the Japanese people.
How do they support themselves and their families, all while having to diligently train, often several hours a day over the course of years? How did I pull it off?
“What’s the best free throw?” Should the shooter aim towards the front of the hoop or the back? Does it depend on whether the shooter is short or tall?
On April 1 1989, Thomas Muster was struck by a car, forcing him to miss the final of the Lipton Championships. Six years later he becomes N°1 in the world.