Howard Bryant of ESPN The Magazine talks with Scott Simon about the Boston Celtics' winning streak and how this Thanksgiving, a certain NFL team's controversial name might draw some extra attention.
Pacheco worked as Ali's ringside doctor from 1962 to 1977, and later went on to serve as a boxing commentator for network TV fights in the 1980s.
Russia is reacting angrily after the World Anti-Doping Agency said the country is still not in compliance with its regulations. The announcement could affect Russia's participation in the Winter Olympics next February.
The World Anti-Doping Agency says Russia's official sports drug-testing lab doesn't meet guidelines, placing in doubt the country's participation in the Winter Olympics.
The players each thanked President Trump one day after returning home from Asia. As for playing again, "they will have to earn their way back," said head coach Steve Alford.
Are charges and suspensions of fraternities enough to stop destructive behaviors that have become routine, and sometimes deadly?
Pete Van Vleet is a devoted Houston Astros fan. His daughter loves the Detroit Tigers. To help his infant son pick a team, he asked all 30 of them, "Why should my son choose you to be a fan?"
After a loss to Sweden Monday night, Italy will miss the World Cup for the first time since 1958. Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, who played in his last international game, was in tears and La Gazzetta Dello Sport said for "Italy, this is the Apocalypse."
The Association of British Scrabble Players doesn't think so. Suspecting cheating, the group temporarily banned Allan Simmons, who has written advice books and ranks highly worldwide.
"I feel truly blessed to experience this incredible adventure with my love and best friend Julie," Canada's Caroline Ouellette wrote of Julie Chu, in announcing their daughter's birth.