December 12, 2013 When runners barrel into catchers, the impact can send one or both to the injured list. Major League Baseball is moving to make it against the rules for a runner to intentionally "target" a catcher and for a catcher to block home plate.
December 11, 2013 Student athletes know they need to avoid concussions. But hits that don't cause concussion symptoms can affect the brain, too. Researchers are now trying to figure out who is most at risk from those smaller hits, and if they can be warned in advance.
December 5, 2013 The Seminoles QB and Heisman trophy front-runner has been facing allegations that he sexually assaulted a female FSU student in December 2012, prior to his college career.
November 18, 2013 Junior guard Jack Taylor of Grinnell College has followed up last year's record-breaking 138-point performance with another "century." He scored 109 points Sunday night in a victory over Crossroads College. He's the only player in NCAA history to have reached or exceeded 100 points twice.
November 14, 2013 It came as little surprise that President Obama, an avid sports fan, leaned heavily on sports metaphors at his press conference Thursday to help explain the problems the administration has experienced rolling out the Affordable Care Act. His recent predecessors had similar tendencies when they wanted to convey ideas to the American public in simpler terms.
November 4, 2013 You may know Sportvision as the creators of the yellow line you see on the field during football broadcasts. But the company makes graphical enhancements for all kinds of sports — and hopes its innovations will make watching games on TV even better than cheering from the sidelines.
October 15, 2013 Recently retired tennis players Andy Roddick, 31, and James Blake, 33, will be joining a circuit of senior players next year, playing alongside legends such as John McEnroe and Andre Agassi.
October 7, 2013 The Houston Grand Prix was the scene of a scary crash Sunday, as driver Dario Franchitti's race car went airborne into a catch fence on the last lap of the day's second race. Several spectators were also reportedly injured after debris flew into the stands.
September 29, 2013 Wilson Kipsang of Kenya set a new world record time in the marathon of 2 hours 3 minutes 23 seconds at the Berlin Marathon.
September 27, 2013 The greatest closer in baseball history threw his last pitch at Yankee Stadium Thursday night. Rivera, who's heading off to retirement, shed some tears as his teammates and a sell-out crowd cheered.
September 20, 2013 Was it fair or foul that first baseman Prince Fielder took a nacho chip from an unsuspecting fan during Thursday's game? Check out the amusing scene and Fielder's comments afterward.
September 10, 2013 Bach replaces outgoing President Jacques Rogge, who served in the post for 12 years. He was chosen by secret ballot on the last day of IOC meetings in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
September 9, 2013 After four grueling sets No. 2 Rafael Nadal defeated No. 1 Novak Djokovik to win the U.S. Open men's singles title 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.
September 8, 2013 Serena Williams overcame the wind and more than a dozen unforced errors Sunday to defeat Victoria Azarenka in the U.S. Open women's singles championship match. The win is Williams' fifth U.S. Open win and 17th Grand Slam singles title.