Sports

The hair-filled balls were discovered in a 3,000-year-old cemetery in northwestern China.
Joshua Learn, Contributor
A conversation with baseball writer Keith Law.
Chris Gorski, Editor
Racing later this year could influence which horses will be at their best -- and their chances of winning.
Brian Owens, Contributor
New research reveals how much ads for a toenail fungus medication helped boost sales.
Chris Gorski, Editor
A conversation with Kathleen Bachynski, the author of a new history of youth tackle football.
Chris Gorski, Editor
Are you overconsuming caffeine in the form of energy drinks?
Chris Gorski, Editor
Pain, gastrointestinal distress, blisters, chafing, mental fatigue and dehydration. Extreme challenges to a tough sport.
Chris Gorski, Editor
Most adults aren't well hydrated, but how much water should we drink per day?
Sofie Bates, Contributor
Baseball fans are quick to think the player is safe, but they're often wrong.
Sofie Bates, Contributor
When it comes to scoring a goal, soccer ball design is crucial to a player's success.
Rodrigo Pérez Ortega, Contributor
Endurance exercise favors the growth of some gut bacteria, which might provide athletes with an extra boost.
Rodrigo Pérez Ortega, Contributor
A short conversation with circadian rhythms researcher Ravi Allada
Chris Gorski, Editor