NPR's Tom Goldman joins host Linda Wertheimer to talk about the NBA playoffs — is a Cleveland championship in the offing? — and Kris Bryant's debut on the diamond with the Chicago Cubs.
The N.Y. Islanders are playing their last games on New York's Long Island. They leave the aging Nassau Coliseum for new digs in Brooklyn after the Stanley Cup, and some fans are already in mourning.
Golf is a sport that's been enjoyed by both Democrats and Republicans through the decades, but bipartisan golf outings may be disappearing like a shanked tee shot into a water hazard.
Race officials say Kendall Schler faked her win at last Sunday's GO! St. Louis race. They say she also cheated in last year's race where she finished third.
There's only so much fuel you can store before a big race. A performance nutrition expert gives us the rub on how to optimize carb-loading to avoid the miserable experience of running out of fuel.
We highlight a 160-mile cycling race, reminiscences of an interview with the Oklahoma City bomber, the Finnish prison system, the nuclear deal with Iran, and the meaning of calling someone "trash."
Top prospect Kris Bryant is set to bat fourth against the Padres Friday in his major league debut, bringing with him hope Chicago may someday soon win another championship.
A string of insults aimed at a woman who works at a towing company were recorded by a surveillance camera. Now they've come back to sting sports reporter Britt McHenry.
With the NBA playoffs about to begin, the Golden State Warriors have the best record in the league and the most exciting playing style — highlighted by Stephen Curry's long-range shooting.
The Minnesota Vikings running back was suspended by the league last fall amid allegations of child abuse involving his 4-year-old son.
It is marathon weekend in Boston. A field of 30,000 runners will participate in Monday’s 119th running of the race. WBUR’s Alex Ashlock spoke with longtime race director Dave McGillivray.
Ginny Gilder fell into rowing at an important moment. The sport gave her an escape from family turmoil, but also thrust her into the fight for female athletes’ rights. Gilder, who won an Olympic medal in 1984, tells her story in “Course Correction: A Story of Rowing and Resilience in the Wake of Title IX.”
With the number of college tennis programs and scholarships dropping, the Big 12 Conference is trying to drum up interest in the sport by allowing fans to yell and cheer during play. The Wall Street Journal’s Tom Perrotta witnessed a noisy match between Baylor and Oklahoma and joins Bill Littlefield to share what he learned — and heard.
The Red Sox managed just four hits and still won. They might have had even fewer if Orioles starter Ubaldo Jimenez hadn’t been ejected.