Last week's Jerusalem Marathon was replete with controversy, with Palestinian officials telling those signed up they should withdraw. But one man, an Egyptian-American, wanted to spread his own message, God is love, as he ran.
An Israeli soccer team, the only one that's been comprised of only Jewish players, ignited a storm of controversy by adding Muslim soccer players to its roster. Israeli officials are taking a firm stand against racism that has cropped up in its wake.
Thousands of former professional football players and their wives have filed a class action lawsuit against the National Football League. Now, the NFL is faced with ameliorating the problem, as well as, perhaps, a legal battle that the organization could lose.
When the media began following the heartbreaking love story of a star football player from Notre Dame and his ailing girlfriend, it created a network of support. But, the ailing girlfriend never existed. And now many want answers about whether Te'o was in on it all along.
A report from The Chronicle of Higher Education looks at schools around the country that are offering quick classes many athletes use to maintain their academic eligibility. In one course at Western Oklahoma State College, students can take a 3-credit class, in 10 days, where they learn about making computer folders and minimizing and maximizing computer windows.
Brits are known for having a certain stiff upper lip. Keep Calm and Carry On and such. But recently, that stiff lip has, well, slackened. Take Andy Murray, who cried his way into British hearts during Wimbledon.
In Southern California, a stone's throw from the Mexican border, there's a little town called Brawley -- a hotbed, believe it or not, of major league pitching talent. But the secret to the town's success lies some 22 miles to the south, in a Mexican city called Mexicali.
A report out last week documented pages and pages of evidence that concludes Lance Armstrong was at the center of a doping ring. On Wednesday, Armstrong began to lose sponsors and announced he would resign as chairman of the very charity he founded.
Felix Baumgartner on Sunday is expected to attempt to skydive 23 miles from the edge of space to earth — and in the process attempt to reach a free-fall speed in excess of the speed of sound. Both the height and the speed would break records.
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency is finally coming forward with its case against Lance Armstrong. 200 pages. 26 interviews, 11 by former teammates. Emails. Bank statements. All of which, they say, paint a picture of the kingpin of a doping ring. Armstrong, through his attorney, calls it all lies — a taxpayer-funded hatchet job.