Big 12 This Week Football
LSU quarterback Joe Burrows (9) throws the ball during a game against Georgia Southern this season in Baton Rouge, La. For the anniversary season, teams are wearing a “150” patch on their uniforms during select games. (AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman)

Time Passages

On the 2019 calendar at the Irving, Texas, office of the National Football Foundation, one date—July 8—was circled. Though that Monday marked the beginning of Major League Baseball’s All-Star break, Continue Reading

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LA 84 Youth Sports Summit
Tennis star Sloane Stephens talks with ESPN reporter Shelley Smith during the LA84 Youth Sports Summit at InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown in Los Angeles. (Photo from LA84 Foundation)

LA84 Event Looks Forward to Continuing Legacy Work

Ahead of what was called “a decade of opportunity,” Los Angeles sports leaders and guest speakers emphasized the intrinsic values of sports beyond financial revenue at a conference hosted by Continue Reading

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United Posed Crop
United Airlines has added a Los Angeles to South Bend, Indiana, direct flight for the USC/Notre Dame game on October 12. American will offer a new Chicago to South Bend flight for the game as well. Photo: United Airlines

Opening the Gridiron Gates

For several years, airlines have added special flights to the site of college football’s national championship to meet last-minute demand from fans who have just learned their team will play Continue Reading

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USA Basketball Twitch
Team USA's exhibition match with Canada in the lead-up to the FIBA World Cup was among the games included in a new streaming deal between USA Basketball and Twitch. Photo: Rick Rycroft/AP Images

USA Basketball Draws Up Play With Twitch

  Twitch is known for its longtime role as an online platform in esports, where players can build a following and fans can watch events from around the world, either Continue Reading

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Nebraska UCLA Gymnastics
Former UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi, whose perfect 10 floor routine last year was a viral internet sensation, is among those who have committed to compete at the inaugural Aurora Games in August in Albany, New York. Associated Press/Ben Liebenberg

Aurora in Albany in August

Named after the Roman goddess of the dawn and conceived as a way to celebrate women’s sports, the inaugural Aurora Games are scheduled to take place August 20–25 in Albany, Continue Reading

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Ireland US Soccer
The U.S. soccer team poses for a photo before an international friendly soccer match against Ireland in Pasadena, Calif., Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

U.S. Women’s Soccer Victory Tour Brings Champions to Fans

What some programs or leagues or teams wish would happen over a period of years hit the United States women’s national soccer team within a month’s time. Already going into Continue Reading

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