Roger Goodell has made it clear throughout his term as commissioner that his primary purpose is to “protect the shield.” And that's exactly what he's done, writes Bill Littlefield.
The Red Sox have accepted an invitation to visit the White House. Sports and politics have never been an easy mix, writes Peter May, but this one is as close...
It all started in 1963 when I was 7, writes Jim Sullivan, and the Red Sox were one of the worst teams in baseball.
Worrying about the velocity of Chris Sale’s fastball should be way down my list of worries these days, writes Cloe Axelson, but dammit if it wasn’t a good distraction.
It’s great that the retired racecar driver is encouraging athletes to acknowledge their concussions. But Earnhardt is on shakier ground when he maintains that brain injuries can be “healed like...
Nike's Colin Kaepernick ad is not a virtuous moral stand -- it is a clever and calculated business decision, writes Bill Littlefield.
The victory has sparked a debate about race, immigration and national identity -- and the myth of French color blindness, writes Régine Michelle Jean-Charles.
By allowing on the field only players who’ll do as they’re told, the NFL owners have collaborated in an attack on one of the most significant rights necessary to our...
Michigan State has reached a $500 million settlement with survivors of Larry Nassar. That’s a lot of money, writes Leigh Gilmore, but nothing compared to the searing damage of sexual...
The Incel movement is the logical conclusion of sexual oppression that has run rampant in our society for far too long, writes Miles Howard.
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?