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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.

Getting enough shut-eye, say experts, could give athletes that elusive edge in competition.

Rebecca Boyle, Contributor

The 100th Indianapolis 500 will continue the tradition of testing tomorrow's commuter technology on the track.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

When will Curry come back and how good is the team without him?

Chris Gorski, Editor

The amateur playing with reigning Masters champ Jordan Spieth relies on physics knowledge and a unique set of clubs.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Taking the World Cup to another level.

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

Device could look into the eyes to detect brain injuries.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

An understanding of scientific principles could help duffers and other recreational golfers to improve their shot-making.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

A scientific approach can reveal much about combat sports, and football.

Inside Science Contributor

Reversing a typical nylon curling brush's fabric could dramatically change the sport.

Brian Owens, Contributor

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