Follow the journey of Garret McNamara as he attempts to surf the dangerously large waves of Portugal.
Source: USA Today
As many athletes and fans know, sports can unify people who don’t have much in common otherwise. This article explains how Nelson Mandela used rugby and other sports to help unify the people of South Africa after years of racial segregation.
Source: National Geographic
Research and varirous studies show that genes, psychology, and environmental factors all play a role in whether a person is a risk-taker.
What makes an elite athlete fail just at the moment they’ve been training for since childhood? Read about the causes of “choking” and ways to prevent it.
Source: Runner's World
Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon with a bib number, paved the way for women in running. Click here to read about the historic run and learn how she combines sports and advocacy.
Source: The New York Times
In this account of baseball history, read about black ball clubs’ interactions with white ball clubs and how the players fought for more equality on and off the field.
Source: Bleacher Report
View this slideshow that describes 13 times fans protested sports leagues, owners, and umpires.
Source: USA Today
In this article, the writer explores the history and context of Native American team names and logos.
If a baseball pitcher on Team A intentionally hits a batter on Team B, is it acceptable for the pitcher on Team B later to retaliate by hitting an unrelated batter on Team A? Why? Or why not? This article examines the nature of revenge in baseball.
Using golden eagles to hunt is an ancient tradition in the Altai mountains of Mongolia. Meet Ashol-Pan, who might be the only girl learning this challenging skill.