On Friday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell cut his suspension of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who was accused of sexual assault by a 20-year-old woman in Georgia in March, from its original six games to four games.
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
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 …
Up until recently, Floyd Landis was in a lengthy legal battle to recover his 2006 Tour de France victory, lost after a test showed he had elevated levels of synthetic testosterone in his blood. That ended this month after Landis …
Which group of athletes have the most reason to be peeved this morning? A bunch of tall guys colloquially known as the “Boston Celtics.”
On the morning of 17 April 1860, boxing’s inaugural “world title” match took place. Though illegal, sporting historians accept that John C. Heenan vs Tom Sayers (U.S. vs England, in a Hampshire field) was the first of many …
A look at the Filipino boxer’s career in and out of the ring
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
Controversy over her gender has distracted from her world championship win in the 800 meters
Michael Vick went from playing quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons to serving time on dogfighting charges. But now that Vick’s out of jail, the Philadelphia Eagles are offering him a second chance
Clueless fans are to blame for the All-Star Game selection of some of these B-teamers, while others benefited from baseball’s requirement that each club supply a warm body. Here are the players who prove that to make baseball’s …
Sports weren’t so different twenty years ago: we still marveled at great plays, awesome players and the plain spoken truth that games bring us closer together, irrespective of victory or defeat.