The U.S. Open ended Sunday, June 19, and the author of this gallery isn’t impressed. The sport of golf has a lot of explaining to do. TIME presents 10 very problematic, possibly evil sports
Cinderellas. Underdogs. Long shots. Sleepers. Call them what you will — during the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, they put the madness in March. And with No. 11 Virginia Commonwealth University making a remarkable run …
With an NFL lockout looking more and more likely, TIME takes a look at strikes, lockouts and other work stoppages in sporting history
As the New York Giants and New England Patriots battle it out in Super Bowl XLVI, TIME takes a time out to review the greatest catches, tackles, passes and runs in Super Bowl history. As well as a kick to forget
It’s the most wonderful time of the year for football fans: bowl season. As we count down to the January 10 National Championship, TIME takes a look at some of the wackier names bestowed upon college football’s year-end match-ups.
TIME looks back at some of the occasions when it was more than just the golf that caught the world’s attention
Nothing ignites engrossing one-on-one match-ups quite like championship tennis finals: two players, one title. So with the U.S. Open in full swing, TIME takes a look at some historic (and current) rivalries.
Make sure you bring protective gear to the annual event in Bath, Illinois, because these fish jumping, literally, out of the water
Football fever grips the residents of the soccer star’s hometown Douala
It was the perfect game that wasn’t. Umpire Jim Joyce mistakenly ruined Armando Galarraga’s perfect game with a bad call. TIME takes a look at other refs who changed the course of sports history with bad calls
As the anticipation builds to South Africa 2010, TIME turns back the clock to reflect on some of the tournament’s classic showdowns
A photo portfolio of some of soccer’s top stars
London’s eerie choices for the 2012 games prompt questions about what makes a successful mascot. From the cute and cuddly to the creepy, absurd, and ethically questionable, a visual survey of past Olympic mascots.