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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.

Tips from physics, physiology, and maybe even music can help you improve your score.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Elite cyclists burn up to 32 per day in energy.

Ben P. Stein, Contributor

The best statistical analysis may be no match for luck.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Natural sleep patterns can greatly impact athletic success.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Find out how more bicycles on the road actually makes it safer for both cyclists and motorists.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

New app puts an affordable batting coach in the palm of your hand.

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

No stadiums at next summer's Women's World Cup will have grass.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Noble gas seems to have a host of surprising applications.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Students who consume sports drinks pack on more pounds than their peers.

Patricia Waldron, Contributor

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