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Armando Bacot Could Have Entered the NBA Draft. Instead, He’ll Earn a Cool Half Mil at UNC.

Armando Bacot Jr. sits at the Dean Smith Center at the University North Carolinaexplaining that he stayed at the school partly because of the...

Is Chet Holmgren the Future of Basketball?

Along an unnamed side road, in an unremarkable gym with adjoining basketball courts, the most notable draft prospect in NBA history is a rain...

Jaylen Brown’s Evolution Has Paid Off for the Celtics

Celtics majority owner Vic Groesbeck isn't used to being booed. But just over eight years later Boston won its 17th titlehe stood in...

Inside Angels Right Fielder Taylor Ward’s Emergence as One of MLB’s Best Players

Welcome to The Opener, where every weekday morning during the regular season you'll get a fresh, up-to-date story to start your day from one...

The Pro Bowl Hit: When Sean Taylor Left His Mark on Brian Moorman

In late May, when news broke that the NFL was considering forgoing the annual All-Star Game hiatus forever, the man who got the most...

Where You See Sports, He Sees Art

Losing 11 points in the first quarter of Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Heat small forward Max Strus passed behind the three-point...

Padres Third Baseman Manny Machado Is Letting His Play Do the Talking

Welcome to The Opener, where every weekday morning during the regular season you'll get a fresh, up-to-date story to start your day from one...

‘That B—- Was Special’: Rickey Henderson’s Days As a Made Guy

Adapted from Ricky: The Life and Legend of an American Original, Howard Bryant. Copyright © 2022 Howard Bryant. From Mariner Books, HarperCollins...

Dani Alves Refuses to Be Done

<div class="s2nPlayer k-0UWnHVzwsn-2000177-5844" data-type="float"></div><script type="text/javascript" src="https://embed.sendtonews.com/player3/embedcode.js?SC=0UWnHVzwsn-2000177-5844&offsetx=0&offsety=0&floatwidth=300&floatposition=bottom-right" data-type="s2nScript"></script>Dani Alves just wants to make history. No player has won more club and country titles than his...

The Absolute Improbability of Nick Castellanos’s Drives Into Deep Left Field

Ignore sweet pitching, wit, or accumulated baseball wisdom. For all his varied and varied gifts of broadcasting, Vin Scully has been blessed above...

In Full-Court Press for D.J. Wagner, Can Louisville One-Up Rival Kentucky?

LOUISVILLE. The University of Louisville men's basketball program has abandoned the use of just five jersey numbers in its gilded history. Of...

In Ukraine: ‘Every Victory, Sports or Otherwise, Aids Us’

In Lviv, in western Ukraine, there is a Cantona Pub sports bar that caters to Manchester United fans. Step inside and the pub...

Wilt. Shaq. LeBron. Steph Curry? There’s a New Definition of Dominance.

In Jeff Bzdelik's waking nightmare, Stephen Curry isn't throwing threes off the arc, the logo, or the bay bridge. He doesn't even shoot....

The Farmer’s Daughter Who Helped Keep College Football on the Grid

Cathy O'Neill doesn't mind being called a farmer's daughter. She calls herself one, even though she is now a farmer herself. Her father,...

100 Bold Predictions for the 2022 NFL Season

The NFL season is 100 days away, which means we have very little time left to think about the future when games actually kick...

Astros Shortstop Jeremy Peña Is MLB’s Most Professional Rookie

Welcome to The Opener, where every weekday morning during the regular season you'll get a fresh, up-to-date story to start your day from one...

‘All In, All the Time’: Erik Spoelstra Lives For These Moments

"It was a long time ago". Those were the first words Heat coach Eric Spoelstra said to PJ Tucker last August after signing...

Brett Phillips Is MLB’s Master of Fun

The Rays have won more than any other team in the American League in the past three seasons. But in case they find...

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