Will a New Running Shoe Antagonize the Marathon's Culture War?
Nike's new $250 shoe that makes a faster runner might be cause for celebration, but it plays into a long-running debate over the deeper meaning of the marathon and who should participate in it.
Sailing Blind: How Technology Helps Visually Impaired Athletes Navigate New Waters
At the extreme end of adaptive sports, technology allows visually impaired sailors to compete without the assistance of sighted crewmembers.
Can Sports Aid in the Fight Against Climate Change?
Can sports teams muscle environmentalism into the mainstream?
Power, Pucks, and Parity: The Ongoing Discrimination of Female Collegiate Coaches
Shannon Miller is out a job, but the reason why is not yet clear.
Athletes Report Pressure to Keep Playing After a Head Injury
Researchers report it comes from parents, coaches, teammates, and fans.
Does Education Have Any Place in College Sports Programs?
The Big Ten Conference's Year of Readiness proposal, which would push freshman athletes to the sidelines, is supposedly about giving students time to explore educational opportunities, but the financial benefits to colleges and universities are hard to ignore.