Commentator Frank Deford marks the 75th anniversary of the college football movie Knute Rockne, All-American, which included a famous phrase, uttered by the movie's star, Ronald Reagan.
Houston got home runs from Colby Rasmus and Carlos Gomez and gave up just three hits to New York in the wild card game. They'll take on the Kansas City Royals in the American League Divisional Series.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with John Ourand of Sports Business Daily about the scandal in the multi-billion dollar industry of fantasy sports after two major companies were accused of insider trading.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Jonah Keri of Grantland about some of the newcomers in this year's Major League Baseball playoffs, including the Houston Astros and the Chicago Cubs.
A day before the New York Yankees face the Houston Astros in the American League wild card game, CC Sabathia announces that he is entering rehab to get the help "needed to treat my disease."
The New York Jets beat the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. The NFL game was played in London, and The New York Times reports the Jets prepared for the trip by bringing 350 rolls of toilet paper.
Recent football-related deaths have renewed focus on the sport's risks. Ex-pro Nate Jackson and Nahshon Ellerbe, a former high school star, explain their love of the game — and how to make it safer.
Before his success in the NBA, Caron Butler overcame a rocky youth in the inner city. Drugs and violence nearly derailed him — but, as he writes in a new memoir, he managed a dramatic turnaround.
In St. Louis, a school district has disbanded its football team, citing injuries and waning demand for the sport.
The New York Jets and Miami Dolphins play in London Sunday. Andrea Kremer of HBO's Real Sports and the NFL Network says that despite logistical challenges, it could mean big profits for the NFL.
Baseball writer Glenn Stout discusses the Red Sox ending their 2015 season in last place in their division — again.
The 36th annual Textile River Regatta competition in Lowell ended early after several people were hospitalized for possible hypothermia.