Sports

Travis Timmons July 13, 2018
May the best team win. Actually, may Croatia win, argues Travis Timmons.
Travis Timmons June 28, 2018
Although Ronaldo, Messi and Neymar played together in the 2014 World Cup, their particular story is reaching its climax right now.
Argentina's Lionel Messi, front competes for the ball during the match between Argentina and Nigeria at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, on June 26. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
Gerard O’Connell June 27, 2018
Francis vowed decades ago not to watch TV, but he still follows how Argentina is faring in the World Cup.
Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly, left, celebrates his goal during Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals against the Vegas Golden Knights, June 7. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Antonio De Loera-Brust June 13, 2018
American sports and politics are lurching toward their next racially charged collision.
In this July 13, 2014 photo, Germany's Philipp Lahm holds up the World Cup trophy as the team celebrates their 1-0 victor over Argentina after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Travis Timmons June 13, 2018
I love that countries are stuck with their own citizens—no trades or transfers. This is a beautiful thing.
Michigan Wolverines guard Charles Matthews tries to defend a shot from Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo in the NCAA men's basketball championship April 2 in San Antonio. Villanova defeated Michigan, 79-62, winning its second championship in three years. (CNS photo/ Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY Sports via Reuters)
Patrick Kelly June 07, 2018
A new Vatican document considers the impact of sports on society, the pursuit of the common good and the unity of the human family.