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A conversation with baseball writer Keith Law.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Review study examines why people are suffering heart attacks during high intensity and endurance exercises such as marathons and triathlons.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

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New research finds that shot type, referees and scorekeepers matter -- and that taking more 3-point shots shrinks it.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

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A short conversation with circadian rhythms researcher Ravi Allada

Chris Gorski, Editor

How well future pros sprint, jump and lift weights at the NFL Scouting Combine may tell us only a little bit about their career success.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Data science and machine learning are helping basketball players up their game.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Analysis of vessel interactions reveals large potential for illegal activities, researchers say.

Tracy Staedter, Contributor

Changes in attitudes toward sleep in elite athletes are enhancing their performance.

Chris Gorski, Editor

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

Chris Gorski, Editor

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