There is no place on Earth I’d rather be than the wide, welcoming expanse of the Boston Marathon finish line, writes Amby Burfoot.
In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston Marathon with an official bib number.
Five years after the marathon bombings, does the ubiquitous phrase still have meaning?
On the fifth anniversary of that Marathon bombing, we asked to hear from you.
There are two sets of rules in the NFL, writes Lauren Stiller Rikleen, one for the male players and another for the female cheerleaders.
Five years ago this April, tragedy struck at the Boston Marathon. We’re interested in your stories from that day, what’s happened since and what it means to you -- and...
E.M. Swift has covered 16 Olympic Games. So when he puts out a must-see list, we take note.
As unlikely as it seems, the Patriots owe their success to being the best-looking team in football, writes Jack Cheng.
Nassar’s conviction is an early chapter in an unraveling of dirty secrets in a sport that, in its quest for gold medals and sponsorship dollars, went off the rails, writes...
Wouldn’t it be more productive if we could leave politics on the field, asks Dorian Fox, in the same way we shed our colorful jerseys after game day?
While the IOC’s was not exactly a timely decision, it marked a new and long overdue willingness by that organization to call out cheaters -- even powerful one, writes E.M....
News about an old wrestling opponent stirred up memories and fears in writer Bill Eville.
Should college athletes be paid? Bill Littlefield suggests a specific approach to answering that question.
The U.S. didn't have a national anthem until 1931, writes Barbara Mende. Then Congress adopted the "The Star-Spangled Banner": words written by a slaveowner, sung to a drinking-song tune.
Cam Newton’s sexist remark made news, but it’s nothing new to women who cover sports.
How can sports use its many platforms to tackle social issues on a sustained rather than an incident-driven basis?
I served so that we all may be free to criticize and complain and protest when this nation and its leaders fail to live up to our ideals, writes Laura...
The stunning news regarding the state of Hernandez's brain complicates his story, writes Steve Almond, just as it should complicate our moral relationship to football.
While Boston remains haunted by its racism, Isaiah Thomas’s love speaks volumes, writes Shira Springer.
Perhaps this is a chance to know ourselves in a more measured way; to recognize how thin the line is between civilization and barbarism, even in America, writes Julie Lindahl....