Sports

Devices that nudge the rich and middle class to exercise don't offer same boost to those with lower incomes.
Brian Owens, Contributor
A phone app might help diagnose a concussion on many sports fields.
Inside Science Contributor
A physicist explains the science behind a tight spiral pass down the field.
Inside Science Contributor
People who watch hockey use context to follow the small, fast-moving puck.
Joshua Learn, Contributor
It may be time for at least one of the sports to leave trees behind and move to a material that's technically a grass.
Brian Owens, Contributor
The properties of friction change from one situation to the next, so a universal explanation doesn't exist.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
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