The Denver Broncos were about to beat the Oakland Raiders — but for 18 seconds, the bookmaker FanDuel said the team was a 750-1 underdog. Some eagle-eyed fans saw a chance for a win of their own.
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Owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to women's causes following a workplace investigation of the Dallas Mavericks.
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The activist and human rights advocate changed American tennis.
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Denise Mueller-Korenek rode a custom bike at an average of 183.932 miles per hour — breaking a world record that had stood since 1995.
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Barstool Sports writer Jerry Thornton about the New England Patriots acquiring Josh Gordon and whether his talent on the field outweighs his flaws.
Denise Mueller-Korenek, 45, has become the fastest human ever to ride a bicycle over open ground, racing in the draft provided by a dragster.
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Two hours, one minute and 39 seconds. That's what it took Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge to break the world marathon record last weekend in Berlin.
Vontae Davis decided to end his NFL career Sunday at halftime, while the Buffalo Bills were playing the Los Angeles Chargers. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with ESPN reporter Mike Rodak about the decision.
The Olympic bronze medalist tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro that his decision to come out coincided with his readiness to take on the responsibility of being a role model for the LGBTQ community.
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Ulama is a pre-Columbian team sport played with a solid rubber ball that's bounced off players' hips. In olden times, the game is said to have decided the winners of wars.
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NPR's Scott Simon talk with Howard Bryant of ESPN about the end of baseball season and the beginning of the hockey and football seasons.
The World Anti-Doping Agency's compliance review committee made the call, despite protests from international athletes that they "will no longer have faith in the system."
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Man Kaur just earned two golds in the World Masters Athletics Championship in Spain. And she didn't even start running until she was 93!
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The Georgia State coach got excited when his team scored a touchdown. He pumped his fist, like anybody would. But he did it too hard and tore his right bicep.
Astros relief pitcher Brad Peacock was the third player sent home with the virus this season. The league says it is taking steps to contain the spread of the virus.
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The WNBA Finals are underway, and the league's popularity has increased. But SB Nation's Tamryn Spruill says the WNBA and its players are still trying to win something more than games — respect.
For three years in the 1980s, sports fans could enjoy football in the Spring. Master storyteller Jeff Pearlman describes the league's wild games, wilder players, and owners — including Donald Trump.
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David Greene talks to NFL free agent and former pro bowler Julius Thomas about his decision to retire from the NFL after seven years to pursue a doctorate in psychology and study sport brain trauma.
The Phillies postponed a baseball game Monday. They'd left the tarps off the field during the weekend's massive rain. Crews tried unsuccessfully to fix the problems with blowtorches.
Rachel Martin talks to London-based writer Tobi Oredein about how she believes racism and sexism drove the call from umpire Carlos Ramos against Serena Williams at the U.S. Open women's final.