We like to promote sportsmanship and a spirit of fair play. But when it comes to identifying the world’s best athletes, what’s agape got to do with it?
Who watches the watchers when the watchers are Olympic judges? This will be the most judged – read least objective – Olympics ever. Not a good thing unless you prefer a whiff of cheating with your sport.
As the clock ticks down in a close game, the announcer often says something along the lines of “let the boys play.” A variant is “the referee shouldn’t decide it.” Either way, the meaning is clear: a game-deciding penalty should not be called in the final minutes or in overtime lest the penalty determine the outcome.
For a variety of reasons athletes are being recruited into collegiate sports programs at earlier ages; and this is especially true of …. females (girls, not yet women).
Unless you are from Nebraska, chances are you have never heard of Ernie Chambers. For…
The National Football League is considering abolishing the extra point. Since the kicks are virtually never missed, they have become at least a time waster and at worst a bore.
Why bother with a hall of fame? Most pro sports seem to have them, at…
Here are four anecdotes about hockey. If a GPS were writing this story, it might be saying “recalculating’ or even “make a U-turn.”
The uneasy relationship between innovation and sports might result from some ideas being too good, but it is also caused by some being too bad.