In our sports coverage, we focus on physical demands, human performance, statistics, sports medicine, modern equipment and thoughtful analyses of the players, teams and games we love. From baseball to sailing to basketball to golf, from football to tennis to running to obscure sports, we seek the revealing secrets behind these competitions.
Could using lighter-weight balls in practice be a safer way to speed up a pitcher's arm -- and the ball?
A conversation with baseball writer Keith Law.
Racing later this year could influence which horses will be at their best -- and their chances of winning.
New research reveals how much ads for a toenail fungus medication helped boost sales.
A conversation with Kathleen Bachynski, the author of a new history of youth tackle football.
Panel of experts says there is not enough evidence to give solid recommendations on many youth sports safety issues.
New research finds that shot type, referees and scorekeepers matter -- and that taking more 3-point shots shrinks it.