Lance Armstrong said he cheated by using drugs during his cycling career, ending 13 years of denials and turning the seven-time Tour de France champion and cancer survivor from one of the world’s most revered athletes to as big a fraud as sports has ever seen.
The National Football League and its union, which had two players involved in three violent deaths in a week, may face increased pressure to improve how they help players with mental-health and substance-abuse issues because of fan expectations.
Those watching the Masters Tournament are the reason why International Business Machines Corp. isn’t speaking out about its new chief executive officer possibly breaking the gender barrier at the Augusta National Golf Club.
While President Barack Obama labeled it a “terrible” call, professors and lawyers disagreed whether a disputed game-ending ruling by substitute officials will hasten the end of the National Football League’s lockout of its regular referees.
Dwight Howard is still in Orlando as the National Basketball Association season prepares to tip off almost two months late. How long he stays there is among the league’s biggest questions, one month after a new labor agreement erased the chance there wouldn’t be a season at all.