Saturday night’s New England Patriots–Denver Broncos game pits America’s suddenly most popular athlete against a less-than-beloved coach and team. What more can we ask for than this contest of good vs. evil?
With ticket sales down and other teams feeling snubbed, it might be time to reevaluate the Bowl Championship Series
1. Whew. Good thing NewsFeed didn’t write that “Play Brady Quinn” story we were thinking about on Friday.
The Denver Broncos backup quarterback had no need to loosen up on Sunday. Tim Tebow crushed all his doubters, NewsFeed …
In major college athletics, coaching staffs regularly get purged when a team does something relatively harmless, like finish a few games below .500. So it was only natural that a school like Penn State, plagued by one of the …
Eli Manning — you know, Peyton’s baby brother — has quietly had an MVP-caliber season. With the playoffs here, don’t sleep on him
The Grand Slam champion didn’t exactly give her sport a ringing endorsement. Why look at the sport so unfavorably?
TIME’s Sean Gregory breaks down the lessons from football’s 17th week.
From the NBA to the NHL to the future of Andrew Luck, here are TIME’s top predictions for the year in sports. Just don’t take them to the bank
For a while there, we thought we wouldn’t be saying this, but: the 2011-2012 NBA season is ready to tip off. The 149-day lockout is all but forgotten, and the NBA returns with a five-game Christmas feast, starting with the New …
This week, the NFL announced a new policy that puts an independent trainer in the press box, charged with spotting injured players. Good move. But why not gives these trainers as much power as a referee?
We all knew it, but academics have now proved it: college kids would rather watch sports than study.
A study conducted by three University of Oregon economists, published by the National Bureau of Economic Research this week, …
The NCAA forced the University of North Dakota to change its Native American nickname, even though a local tribe gave the school its blessing to use it, and a name change will cost the public school significant money
Tebow wasn’t terrible against New England, but his “left-to-right deficiency” has been noted.