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Behind the scenes of forecasting winter weather at the Olympics

Emilie Lorditch, Staff Writer

The goals of a major push for football helmet safety should bring improvements, but the overall results remain unpredictable.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Concussions are "functional" injuries -- not something seen in a brain scan or a blood draw but in myriad symptoms arising from altered circuitry in the brain.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

The vast majority of traumatic brain injuries are concussions. Researchers talk about the problem of these head injuries in sports.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Illustration shows a baseball flying through space away from the Earth, located in the background of the image.

Anything that has mass and moves can give off gravitational waves, but for familiar items they are extremely tiny.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

Renowned swimmer discusses the strategies and expert guidance that helped him win 28 Olympic medals.

Chris Gorski, Editor

The Coriolis effect has a small but measurable effect on the path of balls and athletes during sporting events.

Chris Gorski, Editor

The numbers suggest that teams tend to both punt and kick field goals too often.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Mathematicians borrow from Google's PageRank algorithm to rank Evander Holyfield the top boxer from the 1990s.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

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