Florida State University researcher Joshua I. Newman offers guidance to help journalists better understand and report on the link between NASCAR and U.S. politics.
An emerging body of research is starting to paint a clearer picture of how concussions work and their potentially serious, lasting consequences.
New research suggests even mild head injuries pose a risk for the development of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a neurodegenerative disease.
Growing concern about concussions is unsettling high school football communities. We round up the recent findings.
People are unlikely to bet against their own preferences in sports or politics, new research suggests, even when such “emotional hedging” may be in their interest.
In light of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, we update our review of studies relating to earlier games and their local and national economic impacts.
2015 study from Cornell University and Southern Illinois University that explores how participating in high-school sports may influence a person's job prospects, leadership skills and late-life personality.
2015 research brief exploring anti-Olympics activism in its many forms and its affects on host cities by Jules Boykoff, Pacific University, Oregon and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2015 roundup of research and analyses on corruption in sports, with a focus on soccer and the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA).
2015 roundup of research on the use of performance-enhancing drugs in athletics and academics as well as their potential health effects.