The Daytona 500 this Sunday gets NASCAR's 2012 season started with a big splash. Danica Patrick competes in her first full season of NASCAR.
Jeremy Lin is humble. He's religious. His style recalls an earlier era. And the Knicks guard's path to the NBA was unconventional, which gives us hope for our own lives.
New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin will attend the NBA All-Stars Slam Dunk contest. Nike reportedly plans to create a new sneaker for Jeremy Lin.
Jeremy Lin isn't just big in the Big Apple. Jeremy Lin is emerging as a star in Canada, Britain, Taiwan and China.
Linsanity? The red-hot performance of Harvard grad Jeremy Lin, the fist Asian-American NBA player, is generating a 'Linsanity' buzz among fans, basketball players and experts.
A veteran Monitor observer of the sports scene offers his two cents worth on the NFL's ultimate contest in a missive to the commissioner.
Peyton Manning has been spotted at Duke University in North Carolina, according to social media reports. The question remains: Can Peyton Manning throw the football?
Michael Vick has helped the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles get to the playoffs. But Michael Vick, Tiger Woods, and other athletes are some of the most disliked pro athletes in the US, according to a recent study.
Eli Manning may receive a bonus for taking the team to the Super Bowl and winning the MVP award. But other players aren’t likely to see much extra money.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame will announce its 2012 class on Saturday, the day before Super Bowl XLVI. We take a look at the nomination process.
The Christian Science Monitor has taken a hard look at the 17 nominees for enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and picked seven men who would get our vote.
Too bad you can't patent a football tactic. But coaches and players can – and do – quickly adopt successful strategies.
In 50 years, the position of tight end has been revolutionized – to the point that the health of Rob Gronkowski could be central to the New England Patriots' chances to win the Super Bowl.
How much do you know about past Super Bowl most valuable players? Take our quiz.
Tom Brady's wife, Gisele Bundchen, reportedly has asked friends and family to pray for Tom Brady and the Patriots Sunday in Super Bowl XLVI.
Super Bowl XLVI features the New England Patriots(15-3) versus the New York Giants(12-7) on Sunday in Indianapolis.
It’s first and 10 questions to go to test your knowledge of National Football League rules. Before sitting down to watch Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis, see how much you really know.
The NFL is hoping to kick up its Pro Bowl ratings Sunday by allowing players to Tweet from the sidelines during the game. Some think that’s a silly distraction for players.
Not that many Americans have the opportunity to be on the White House guest list. Here's a list of athletes who have snubbed US presidents.
A meeting with legendary football coach Joe Paterno the day before a 1996 non-conference game provided a small picture into the man.