Sports : Burning Question
Miami Heat superstar LeBron James is an NBA champion. But can he win more than one?

The 2012-2013 NBA season begins: 7 burning questions

Will LeBron keep winning? Will the Nets thrive in Brooklyn? Will Kobe learn to share? Your guide to the "greatest basketball season in 20 years"

Sports : The List
Pablo Sandoval rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run during Game 1 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers.

How the underdog San Francisco Giants swept the World Series

The Detroit Tigers have the best pitcher and best hitter in baseball. The Giants have... wait, who do the Giants have again?

The NFL : The Bullpen
Matt K. Lewis

Matt K. Lewis: The incredible rise of Robert Griffin III

Presidential election? What presidential election? What Washingtonians are really buzzing about is the Redskins' electrifying rookie QB

Sports : Analysis
David Stern has held his position as NBA commissioner for the past 28-plus years, but is set to step down in 2014.

Visionary or villain? 5 ways of looking at David Stern's NBA legacy

The polarizing commissioner pledges to step down on Feb. 1, 2014, leaving behind a complicated legacy

The NFL : Opinion Brief
The New York Jets' underperforming quarterback Tim Tebow has become one of the most polarizing athletes in professional sports.

Tim Tebow: The most overrated player in the NFL?

Even many NFL players concede that Tebow is massively overhyped

Sports : Instant Guide
The scrappy San Francisco Giants will play the underdogs to the slugger-stacked Detroit Tigers in this year's World Series.

Tigers vs. Giants: Everything you need to know about the World Series

Your guide to the 108th Fall Classic

Sports : Slideshow
10 disgraced athletes in history

The world's disgraced athletes: A visual history

After having his seven Tour de France wins erased, Lance Armstrong joins other elite athletes who have ignominiously stained their legacies

Sports : Opinion Brief
Because of his contract's no-trade clause, Alex Rodriguez may difficult for the Yankees to dump.

Why Alex Rodriguez will still be a Yankee next season

Baseball's highest-paid player just endured an epically miserable playoff run. But don't expect him to join a new team anytime soon

Sports : Controversy
Lance Armstrong competes in a triathlon wearing Nike gear on Oct. 7: The sportswear giant has dropped the troubled athlete. "Nike does not condone the use of illegal performance-enhancing drugs in any manner," the company said in dumping Armstrong.

Nike cuts ties with Lance Armstrong: The right move?

The former Tour de France champ loses his lucrative contract with the world's biggest sportswear company following damning doping allegations

Extreme Sports : Analysis
Try to keep your lunch down: This helmet-camera footage of Felix Baumgartner's space jump is dizzying.

Watch: The helmet-cam footage of Felix Baumgartner's space jump

See what the 43-year-old daredevil saw while plummeting toward Earth at more than 800 mph

The NFL : First Reactions
Put a Super Bowl ring on it? According to the Associated Press, Beyonce will be headlining the Super Bowl halftime show this year.

Is Beyonce the right choice for the Super Bowl XLVII halftime show?

The "Single Ladies" diva will reportedly be the star of the show in New Orleans on Feb. 3

Extreme Sports : By the numbers
It took five years to plan Felix Baumgartner's Red Bull Stratos mission, and just 10 minutes for it to actually happen.

Felix Baumgartner's jump from space: By the numbers

The Red Bull Stratos mission reached its thrilling conclusion Sunday when the Austrian daredevil broke the sound barrier... with his own body

Extreme Sports : Slideshow
Felix Baumgartner stunts

Felix Baumgartner's 7 most death-defying stunts

The Austrian became the first person to break the sound barrier in free fall on his 24-mile jump from orbit — and that's just the most recent crazy thing he's done

The NFL : Opinion Brief
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, a former animal abuser, is once again a dog owner.

Should Michael Vick be commended for becoming a dog owner again?

The star quarterback acknowledges that he owns a dog — three years after he got out of prison for participating in a brutal dog-fighting ring

The NFL : Controversy
A player warms up next to a Kansas City Chiefs field goal post outfitted with special pink padding in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Is the NFL profiting from Breast Cancer Awareness Month?

A new report accuses the league of pocketing most of the money it makes off the movement's signature pink merchandise. Nonsense, says the NFL

Extreme Sports : Live Feed
Felix Baumgartner on his way to his space capsule during a test flight on March 15.

WATCH LIVE: Daredevil Felix Baumgartner jumps from the edge of space

After months of meticulous preparation, the Red Bull Stratos mission is finally here

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