European players make the English Premier League great. There are 332 players in the top two divisions in England and Scotland. But Brexit could change all that, threatening to make the league not so premier.
In Colombia, World Cup celebrations turned rowdy — and deadly. Nine deaths and widespread arrests led some cities to ban alcohol while Colombia is playing, which has saved lives but devastated some businesses.
Bronze medal-winning fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad has drawn attention with her choice to wear a hijab in Olympic competition. But she's not the first, by far. It's an issue being faced by women at the highest level of sports around the world all the time.
China has the NBA's largest international fan base, and the league is making a big play for Chinese viewers with a TV deal and special Chinese-themed uniforms for the Lunar New Year. But while it might be good business, what do Chinese Americans think of the jerseys?
It's World Cup playoff time, and teams are trying to snag the final few berths for next year's tournament in Brazil. Ireland is out of it, but Iceland is still in contention. And as Irish fan Eion Conlon says, "It's only one letter difference. It's like we're brothers."
The Washington Redskins face growing demands to change their team's nickname, which many Native Americans say is offensive. The public debate is also putting pressure on other teams, like the Edmonton Eskimos, that also use native imagery.
Unless athletic authorities want to take on all conditions that might result in an unfair advantage — biological, genetic, social or otherwise — it seems arbitrary to focus on testosterone in female athletes, a scholar writes.