• January 5, 2006  

    In a game likely to be remembered as one of the greatest in college football history, Texas defeated USC 41-38 in the Rose Bowl to capture the school’s first national championship since 1970. Continue reading

  • December 6, 2005  

    Essayist Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune considers issues of race and sports. Continue reading

  • November 24, 2005  

    Journalist and author David Halberstam discusses his new book about the late Steve Belichick, a former assistant football coach at the U.S. Naval Academy and father of New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick. Continue reading

  • November 16, 2005  

    Under pressure from Congress, baseball owners and unions agreed to tougher penalties for drug use, including amphetamines, and will follow a more frequent testing regime that will begin before spring training next year. An ESPN The Magazine writer explains the new rules. Continue reading

  • October 27, 2005  

    Wednesday night, the Chicago White Sox won their first World Series since 1917. A reporter discusses the historic win and the Chicago baseball rivalry between the North Side (Cubs) and the South Side (White Sox). Continue reading

  • October 7, 2005   BY Admin 

    Standing amid a crowded Liberian soccer stadium, George Weah gave the characteristic post-game nod as he thanked the masses for their support. The 39-year-old soccer star looked toward the stands as he clapped his hands above his head. Continue reading

  • August 26, 2005  

    The USA Cycling governing body Friday came out in defense of Lance Armstrong as the seven-time Tour de France cycling champion continues to deny a French media report that he tested positive for the red blood cell-booster EPO. Jeffrey Brown provides an update. Continue reading

  • August 25, 2005  

    The NCAA banned the “hostile and abusive” Native American mascots of 18 colleges and universities from postseason tournament play. Some schools are fighting to keep their imagery intact. A report looks at reactions from both sides of the debate. Continue reading

  • July 25, 2005  

    Lance Armstrong won his seventh — and final — Tour de France Sunday. A former cyclist and television commentator discusses Armstrong’s last victory. Continue reading

  • July 14, 2005  

    Athletes looking to improve their performance are turning to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where students are learning how to apply cutting-edge technology to sports. Continue reading