After a foul ball hit a young girl at Yankee Stadium this week, some Major League Baseball teams will be adding extra netting along the baselines to protect fans.
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with NPR Science Correspondent Jon Hamilton about the Hernandez family's announcement and the connections between CTE, the degenerative brain disease, and violent behavior.
Emma Stone stars as King in a breezy new film that carries us back to '73, and the heyday of the women's lib movement. Critic John Powers says the message of Battle of the Sexes still resonates today.
The former NFL star, who stopped playing at age 23, allegedly had brain damage more consistent with a player three times his age.
Offensive lineman Trent Williams likes his playing weight to be around 320 pounds. When he went vegan, he kept losing weight. Williams says as a lineman, you have to have "some type of girth to you."
Former boxing world champion Jake LaMotta has died at 95. His colorful life was the subject of a book and an Academy Award winning movie, Raging Bull.
LaMotta, the middleweight champion whose story inspired Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro, was famous for his fury both in and out of the ring. Later in life, he became a stand-up comedian.
The documentary Breaking2 follows three elite runners as they attempt to break one of the most famous barriers in sports — maintaining 26.2 four-minute, 34-second miles.
Players protesting during the national anthem has exposed deep racial and political divides among the NFL's fans. David Greene talks to Jesse Washington, senior writer for Theundefeated.com.
Mark Beaumont arrived in Paris Monday after circumnavigating the Earth on two wheels over 79 days.