Sports

February, 2018

  • 11 February

    Will the Olympics’ Green Makeover Have Lasting Effects

    The Olympic Games are an ideal venue to showcase new ideas to world. In a world where reducing carbon emissions is a priority, could the Olympics be doing more?

June, 2016

  • 7 June

    Final Bell Sounds for Muhammad Ali: The Greatest

    He moved from fearsome warrior to benevolent monarch and then benign venerated figure. Now Ali has moved on again.

February, 2016

  • 5 February

    If Football is Deadly, Why Do We Still Watch?

    The evidence that football leads to brain injury is mounting, but there are two big reasons why it's not likely to change anytime soon.

October, 2015

  • 19 October

    Baseball’s Ethnic Tensions Run Deeper Than Bat Flips

    Why do white players seem so intent on preserving an unspoken set of rules?

June, 2015

  • 21 June

    How Much Energy Does the Super Bowl Use?

    The Super Bowl is huge and more expensive for America, and perhaps the environment, than most people realize. Still, the Super Bowl has quite a ways to go before it catches up in size and cost to the World Cup.

April, 2015

  • 10 April

    Nearly 100 Years Ago, Baseball Almost Banned Broadcasts

    With owners deeply divided over radio, a 20-year tug-of-war would ensue.

March, 2015

  • 11 March

    Not Really Cricket

    Pakistan needs those involved in its World Cup cricket team selection to keep the national interest before personal likes and dislikes. But then this is Pakistan where merit is a disqualifier both in sports and politics.

February, 2015

  • 12 February

    Pakistan: Selecting Weak Teams

    The Pakistan Cricket Board officials must shun their over-inflated egos and get Saeed Ajmal back in the team. On his part Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will do well by re-forming his Cabinet immediately before someone else does it for him.

  • 12 February

    Flawed Format May Make Cricket World Cup Tough to Swallow

    The Cricket World Cup is just a few days away, but the lopsided and drawn-out format of the tournament will make it a frustrating few weeks before the quarter-finals.

January, 2015

  • 30 January

    Super Bowl Athletes Are Scientists at Work

    This Sunday’s Super Bowl is one of the largest scientific endeavors you’ll ever see on live television. So if you watch the big game this weekend, appreciate it as not just a display of amazing physical skill, but of science.