August 15, 2011 Pat Smith and his twin sons were at a charity hockey game when he purchased three $10 tickets for a chance to hit a hockey shot, with a $50,000 prize. One of his sons hit that shot — but not the one whose name was on the ticket.
August 9, 2011 The New York City Triathlon was the scene for an unprecedented tragedy Sunday, is considering changes to its screening process, after two competitors died during Sunday's race. Both Michael Kudryk, 64, and Amy Martich, 40, died during the swim portion of the event.
July 19, 2011 Adrian Peterson as a beekeeper? Blake Griffin and Kevin Lowe as wedding and bar mitzvah DJs? And is Ron Artest doing clerical work? Nope, it's all a parody. NFL and NBA players created a fake infomercial to showcase their skills off the court and field during the lockouts.
June 28, 2011 The U.S. women started off the FIFA Women's World Cup with a tight, tense game against North Korea Tuesday, playing in Dresden, Germany. Lauren Cheney shattered a 0-0 tie with a header that found the corner of the goal, nearly 10 minutes into the second half.
May 20, 2011 On the surface, cars seem more likely to collide with bikers than the other way around. But when Shots looked at data from the few states where it's available, cyclists seem almost as likely to cause accidents as motorists.
March 11, 2011 The NFL Players Union has filed to decertify, decreasing the chance that weeks of talks with the league would be enough to avoid the NFL's first work stoppage since 1987.
March 10, 2011 Learning to become a trustworthy sports anchor takes determination, work ethic, and more than a general knowledge of the events you're covering, among other things. Oh, and maybe some screw-ups here or there. For some, the on-air meltdowns have been the start of a broadcasting career.
February 23, 2011 NFL players who suffer violent blows to the head in games will be evaluated for possible concussions by using a new system in the 2011-2012 season, according to reports.
February 3, 2011 Sunday's Super Bowl may pit two seemingly-similar teams and fan bases against one another. The Packers and Steelers both have dedicated fan base in an industrial towns. But one city has bragging rights, regardless of the outcome.
January 19, 2011 ESPN's SportsCenter is a favorite program among Americans, known for its upbeat, fast-paced analysis of the games and its respective players. But would a foreigner favor sports broadcasting outside his or her home country? An Englishman tells all.
November 4, 2010 Less than a month after being rescued from a two-month ordeal in a Chilean mine, Edison Pena — a.k.a. Miner No. 12 — will run in the New York Marathon Sunday.
August 17, 2010 Research suggests head trauma in athletes can lead to damage that looks like Lou Gehrig's Disease. It raises the possibility that the famous baseball player might not have had the disease named for him.