The Frontline documentary "League of Denial" takes a look at the concussion crisis in pro- football and what scientists know about link between repetitive head trauma and brain injury. Ray Suarez talks to Mark Fainaru-Wada of ESPN, an investigative reporter and co-author of the accompanying book by the same name. Continue reading
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is expected to part of the selection committee that will pick teams for the College Football Playoff next year, according to the Associated Press. The AP cited “a person with direct knowledge of the … Continue reading
Embattled New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez has sued Major League Baseball and its commissioner, claiming they are trying to destroy his reputation and ruin his career.
Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images Updated 4:45 p.m. EDT | Oracle Team USA beats Emirates Team New Zealand to keep America’s Cup. 2:45 p.m. EDT | Think Game 7 of the World Series. Only the stadium is the San Francisco … Continue reading
Five football scholarships will be restored to Penn State next year and more will come each year until the university reaches a normal total, said the NCAA Tuesday.
When sports history is made, it's a great day. Congrats to Jim Furyk on his 59, only the 6th in @PGATOUR history. — ESPN (@espn) September 13, 2013
Wonder what the completion percentage for the more than 19,000 attempted passes by quarterbacks was in 2012? Completed passes? Common passing locations? Who has the most passes by zone? Kirk Goldsberry is a spatial and visual analytics guy who likes … Continue reading
The Doubleheader with Mark Shields and David Brooks returns this week in a slightly modified format. And we’re back. After a brief summer hiatus, the Doubleheader — with syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks — … Continue reading