A historian stumbled upon newspaper columns penned by Lou Gehrig in 1927. They reveal a side of Gehrig few saw.
Karen and Charlie discuss Patrick Mahomes' massive new contract, and Japan's cheerleading (and socially-distanced) robots.
On a winter morning in 1903, Georges Henri Gougoltz — the hotelier who may be behind the clay court — was fatally wounded.
Tickets went on sale this week for the French Open, the only Grand Slam played on clay. This week on Only A Game, the dark tale behind the origin of...
Karen and Charlie discuss the pressure to rename D.C.'s NFL team and Iceland's amazing soccer team logo reveal.
This week on Only A Game, a baseball fan investigates the day his father donned a House of David jersey and caught for the great Satchel Paige. Also, the story...
Experts weigh in on how we can solve the issues that create the myth of meritocracy in sports — and beyond.
These differences in word choice migh seem small, but they can have big consequences.
Hollywood has helped create the myth of sports meritocracy through films that are as popular as they are misleading.
We get fed a lot of stories about sports as a path for upward social mobility. But that story's actually pretty rare on college campuses.
Former MLS player Otto Loewy's story represents a growing problem in youth sports.
Sports are supposed to be the great equalizer. Movies like "Remember The Titans" and "The Blind Side" promote the idea that sports bring everyone together — and offer a path...
Some racist college sports traditions are on the way out. Karen and Charlie discuss the good news.
In 2013, a Tunisian soccer club used a smartphone app to make an empty stadium sound less empty.
In 1992, Arsenal commissioned a mural. But there was a big oversight.
The Washington Post's Jerry Brewer and The Athletic's Michael Lee join Only A Game's Karen Given.
Athletes continue to take a leading role in the Black Lives Matter movement. This week on Only A Game, a look at Oklahoma State where players spoke up after football...
Professors Amira Rose Davis, Kenneth Shropshire and Kevin Blackistone discuss what the sports world needs to do to combat racism.
Moton called out coaches who haven't spoken out against police brutality.
Professors Amira Rose Davis, Kevin Blackistone and Ken Shropshire discuss sports, racism and police brutality.