After Roger Federer lost at the quarterfinals of the French Open a few weeks ago, Newsfeed cautioned against ruing the end of a tennis dynasty. “An era will truly end when Federer fails to reach the semis at Wimbledon,” we wrote, …
Now that the euphoria has faded – perhaps ever so slightly – following America’s remarkable 1-0 win over Algeria in the World Cup, it’s time to look ahead. And believe it or not, on paper, the U.S. is a favorite to reach the semifinals.
Oh my, scratch the obits – on both sides of the pond.
Koman Coulibaly. Enough said.
Well, we got what we wanted. And tonight’s Game 7 between the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics is just what this series needed: one last chance to mint this year’s Finals as one of the greats.
Is the Big 12 about to go bust?
So it looks like there’s now another reason to visit the nation’s capital besides monuments and museums. Skip the Smithsonian, go see Stephen Strasburg.
Ah, Lakers-Celtics. The matchup between the two dynastic franchises from Los Angeles and Boston, who will be squaring off in the NBA Finals for the 12th time, brings back so many memories.
He should have been the one to break the home run record.
The Boston Red Sox were still cursed. Tweets were still bird noises. And Greece was prepping to host the Summer Olympics, not the scourge of the global economy. Such was life in May of 2004, which, until today, marked the last …
It’s often been said that football has eclipsed baseball as our national pastime. Well, the NFL could be passing MLB in another, less desirable category: the sports most tripped-up by steroid scandals.
Which group of athletes have the most reason to be peeved this morning? A bunch of tall guys colloquially known as the “Boston Celtics.”
As Michael Jordan takes his proper place in the Basketball Hall of Fame on Sept. 11, TIME looks back at the moments that made him one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century