Evan Weiner is the author of America's Passion: How a Coal Miner's Game Became the NFL in the 20th Century.


Wally Triplett accompanied the major league’s first black player on trips to the most racist city in the league before making history on his own in pro-football.


There would be no football today without Teddy Roosevelt. For the past 100 years, almost every chief executive has made a lasting mark on football, baseball, and more.


It’s almost inconceivable that baseball would let a convicted felon into its pantheon. San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr. is a different matter.


Northwestern players filed to organize this week. The NCAA wants to kill collective bargaining for “student-athletes” in the crib before its lucrative business model get sacked.