Professional Sports

With UR sports gone, pro-sports provides options

If your favorite American sports are disrupted, consider international leagues for fall 2020 — they may be more niche, but are prominent in their own right.

UFC brings back live sports

I don’t recommend UFC to everyone, but there's not much else to do, so maybe it’s worth a shot.

Wrestling in the time of coronavirus

The first thing you wonder after learning that pro wrestling is fake is why so many people seem to care so much about it anyway.

Draft day sob stories are cheap journalism

I’m disappointed that ESPN failed at the basic function of news media: to inform the public.

2020 NFL draft is unpredictably predictable

The NFL draft went as smoothly as one could have hoped despite the looming possibility of a postponed season.

NFL ignoring marijuana use doesn’t protect players

For many players, the league’s prohibition of medical marijuana prevents full access to one of the most effective treatments for chronic pain.

Belarus plays on

Even though most countries have shut down all professional sports, Belarusian Premier League soccer has not stopped playing games.

Cancelled sports are a bitter pill to swallow.

It sucks that there aren't any live professional sports right now, but cancelling them is a necessary step.

NFL players consider their future in negotiations with team owners

The NFL players association will soon vote yes or no on a deal that determines the future of the league. What are the costs and benefits?

Do you believe in miracles?

40 years ago today, the U.S. men's national ice hockey team made history in Lake Placid.