States are implementing laws aimed at preventing concussions in sports. Indiana may become the first state to mandate concussion-awareness training for high school and youth football coaches.
William Clay Ford, a descendant of auto industry pioneer Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions, has died at age 88. He bought the NFL team in 1963.
Did you miss the MIT conference on sports analytics? Slate's Mike Pesca tells NPR's Rachel Martin about the new tracking technology used in basketball, which puts rebounding in whole new light.
When Kayla Montgomery runs, her legs go numb. But she's determined to not let MS slow her down. The teen track star from North Carolina is headed to nationals in New York next week.
The Paralympics are just getting started. Baseball fans are mourning the death of sports medicine pioneer Frank Jobe. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Tom Goldman about the week's sports news.
The Philadelphia 76ers have lost their last 15 games. As sportswriter Stefan Fatsis notes, the team's losing streak has raised a question: Are some NBA teams trying to lose to get a better draft pick?
The only American to medal in biathlon, Army veteran Andy Soule did it with just his arms. Soule and other service members are bringing their speed and precision to the grueling competition in Sochi.
John was the first major league pitcher to have the arm-saving surgery that has since saved many careers. The surgeon, Dr. Frank Jobe, died on Thursday. He was 88.
This year, the men's U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey team is packed with Afghanistan and Iraq veterans, and they've found an outlet in hitting, slamming and speeding across the ice as fast as they can.
Alpine skier Alana Nichols is the first female American athlete to win gold medals in both Summer and Winter Games. Nichols, who also plays wheelchair basketball, has been paralyzed since 2000.
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Kevin Gausman pitched three scoreless innings against a lineup of Boston Red Sox big leaguers, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised to a 13-2 victory in a split-squad game Saturday night.
TAMPA, Fla. — Reilly Smith scored the lone shootout goal in the seventh round to lead the Boston Bruins past the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Saturday night.
ALLSTON, Mass. — Harvard women’s basketball coach Kathy Delaney-Smith became the coach with the most wins in Ivy League history Friday night when her Crimson team beat Yale.