As the New York Yankees hang on — barely — to a divisional lead that once seemed clinched, a Bobby Valentine interview adds more drama to Boston’s sorry season
Andy Murray and Serena Williams look dominant in Flushing; Mardy Fish drops out of tournament, advancing Roger Federer to the next round
As Penn State’s Nittany Lions open their first football season since in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky pedophelia scandal, TIME takes a look at how the team and fans are showing support as they kick off a new age of football.
Andy Roddick may have faded to European stars like Nadal and Federer, but his hard-hitting style impacted the game
The NFL has pushed for player safety improvements. Yet, because of a labor dispute, the league is locking out its referees. Why this could be a dangerous call.
The cyclist’s decision to forfeit his titles and not contest charges by the United States Anti-Doping Agency may be, in a sense, logical
A new Joe Paterno bio, written by one of America’s best sportswriters, Joe Posnanski, is intriguing. But it just doesn’t fit the times.
Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore, a banking exec, have joined Augusta National. Why two is far from enough
Shortly after Johnny Pesky died on Aug. 13 at 92, a torrent of tributes and remembrances appeared on every Boston news site. Many had a common theme: the time I met Johnny Pesky.
Over the next month or so, you may notice very infrequent posts on Keeping Score. The reason: TIME’s sports coverage will be focusing on the 2012 London Olympics. So for dispatches from the Games, and stories on the history, culture, economics, science, and other aspects of the Olympics, plus photo galleries, Top 10 lists and more, …
Penn State’s football program faces the daunting task of rebuilding itself while accepting punishment for enabling a culture that covered up child sexual abuse and led to the downfall of a storied college coach
The Washington Nationals will end the season of Stephen Strasburg, their best pitcher who underwent Tommy John surgery almost two years ago, early, even if he’s feeling healthy. Will caution come at a cost?
Jeremy Lin’s exodus from New York has secured Knicks owner James Dolan in the annals of the least popular sports-team owners. Here are a few other big, bad sportsmen.