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Research suggests most North American college and professional hockey players don't specialize as youngsters.

Brian Owens, Contributor

New safety rules pose challenges for players and officials.

Chris Gorski, Editor

New research suggests that despite being tired, athletes can still sprint at top speed near the end of a long match.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Goal-line technology and a “VARification” system could reduce the number of controversial refereeing incidents during the tournament in Russia.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Aerodynamic experts suggest that Adidas' Telstar 18 should fly true and be less controversial than balls from past tournaments.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Research suggests that developing strength or aerobic fitness can improve long-term health. But is another method even better?

Chris Gorski, Editor

An attempt to run the fastest ever backward marathon highlights how wrong-way locomotion could assist in rehabilitation and athletic training.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

If the NCAA tournament selection committee focused on the most recent games, it might make seeding more accurate, researchers found.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Researchers took a detailed look at 17 years of training records for Norway's Marit Bjørgen.

Chris Gorski, Editor

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