On Monday, for the latest issue of Sports Illustrated, Jason Collins wrote a first-person essay became the first active male athlete in a major U.S. professional sport to come out of the closet and publicly say he's gay.
Dubai has become renowned for its thoroughbred breeding prowess. But that prowess was challenged recently when an investigation discovered steroid use among 11 horses that are owned by Dubai ruler and United Arab Emirates prime minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
Over the weekend, runners gathered in Bethlehem to run the city's first-ever marathon. While the realities of the Israeli-Palestinian situation and the Boston Marathon attacks influenced the events, the races went off without any problems.
Carlos Arredondo's story is a sad one. Lost one son in Iraq, lost another son to suicide. On Monday he was at the Boston Marathon, supporting people running in honor of his sons. When the bombs struck, though, he rushed to help the wounded and became iconic for helping a man who lost both his legs, but survived.
The attacks on the Boston Marathon on Monday left three people dead, an unknown number of people maimed and scores wounded. Law enforcement gathered Tuesday morning to vow to get to the bottom of the attack, but as of yet they have no one in custody.
Two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon killed at least three people and injured dozens more Monday afternoon, about 2:50 p.m. ET. Officials weren't saying what caused the explosions, but police departments across the eastern seaboard were raising their threat levels in response.
Mexico's Maya people have a culture that is distinct, and all their own. So while the rest of Mexico goes nuts about soccer, the Mayans are more baseball people. And that love for baseball continues, even when those people move to new places, like the U.S.
The National Football Leagues faces a lawsuit claiming the NFL put its business relationship with official helmet maker Riddell before the safety of its players. The lawsuit also accuses the helmet company of making inadequate football helmets for years, despite improvements in their latest line.
Phoenix welcomes more refugees than almost any other American city. It's also home to a great many undocumented immigrants. One group of refugee children is finding its way in a new home on the soccer field, coach by an undocumented immigrant.
As technology miniaturizes and becomes more powerful, it's becoming increasingly capable of helping with everyday tasks. Both professional and amateur athletes are becoming increasingly interested in tracking their workouts with technology.