Could the NCAA Tournament work for other sports?
The NCAA men's basketball tournament is the most profitable postseason in the U.S., so why couldn't other leagues copy its format?
5 memorable college hoops tourney buzzer beaters
It's March, which means the NCAA Tournament is just around the corner. But before March Madness takes hold, the conference tournaments, which get under way this week, often provide their own share of exciting finishes. Here are five memorable buzzer beaters from conference tournament play.
Is the NFL ready for Michael Sam?
After the University of Missouri defensive lineman announced he is gay, many within the NFL publicly supported the All-American, who's expected to join a team following May's college draft.
VIDEO: Canada women beat USA for hockey gold
Marie-Philip Poulin scored twice for the second straight Olympic gold medal game and Canada beat the United States 3-2 in overtime on Thursday for its fourth consecutive title.
The science of workout music
You're bundling up for a chilly morning run. Or about to climb on the elliptical for a high-energy workout. Or warming up before a weightlifting session.
What's the first thing you reach for?
Your earbuds, naturally.
Limiting college football's offense creates clear winners and losers
The rules of college football could soon change to limit teams from snapping the ball until 29 seconds or less remain on the play clock. The rule would handicap quick offenses and benefit teams with deep defenses. What does it mean for fans? That depends on what kind of football you like to watch.
Winter Olympics mystify American sports fans
What's a halfpipe and why would somebody want to slide down one? How do judges score figure skating? Unless you live next to a ski resort, the Winter Olympics sure are hard to love.
Olympics on TV
NBC plans to air more than 500 hours of Winter Olympics coverage across six networks, plus hundreds more hours online. Here are our daily picks for what to watch from Sochi.
Meet 2014's Olympic carpetbaggers
At the Winter Olympics in Sochi this February, a German prince will represent Mexico. A South Korea native will represent Russia. And a Singapore-born, London-raised violinist will ski for Thailand.
Women's ski jumpers ready to prove their Olympic mettle
Women's ski jumping had grown, and so had Jerome, then 23 and acutely aware of the unfairness of the fact that only men could compete for Olympic medals. Women could do no better than make sure the jumps suited their liking.
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