The Boston Bruins and the Chicago Blackhawks meet in the Stanley Cup Final, the National Hockey League's version of a championship. It's a best-of-seven series, starting Wednesday night in the Windy City.
The Boston Bruins and New York Rangers will continue the Stanley Cup quest after both teams won Monday night. One game featured a comeback for the ages, while the other was surprising for another reason.
Jason Collins, the first openly gay athlete competing in a major professional American sports league, could be the first to benefit from major sponsors looking for a new way to target advertising dollars. Will other gay athletes follow Jason Collins?
Fox Sports 1 will launch in August with the hopes of taking on ESPN in the 24-hour sports market. There's a lot of money to be made in cable sports, but competing directly with the World Wide Leader will be a tall order for the new Fox network.
As scientists close the gap on doping detection, athletes bent on cheating can still game the system. Stricter enforcement from league authorities is critical to redeeming sports scandalized by doping – cycling, baseball, and potentially the NFL.