Whether you call it mini golf, putt putt, or a cheap date, miniature golf has been popular since the 19th century.
Some athletes call it runner’s trots. Others refer to it as the Gingerbread Man. Here's why marathoners sometimes get off to a runny start.
The perfect game is to a baseball pitcher what Moby-Dick was to Captain Ahab.
Fourth of July baseball games have been popular since the Civil War era. Here’s how the tradition started.
The term 'hat trick' is most associated with hockey, but that's not the sport that started it all.
An Airbnb for pickleball courts has arrived.
Who is this Lord Stanley anyway? Find out more about the history and strange mishaps surrounding the NHL's Stanley Cup.
Billie Jean King is one of tennis’ most celebrated athletes. But she also championed gender equality efforts and fought for equal pay in sports.
Speedos, the famously ultra-tight swimming attire, showed so much leg on the conservative beaches of Australia that men were arrested.
From Kubb to Pindaloo, these offbeat yard games will keep you entertained all summer long.
The pint-sized escorts have been a part of the pregame ceremonies since the mid-1990s.
Wilma Rudolph made history as a Black woman athlete at the 1960 Rome Olympics, becoming the first American woman to win three gold medals at one Olympics.
For the second year in a row, ‘TIME’ has singled out a dozen actors, sports figures, and activists making a difference in the world.
The legendary golfer once shot a classic Nike commercial that some assumed had to have been a special effect. (It wasn't.)
LeBron James has been a basketball superstar for most of this century, but it was two football coaches who changed his life.
Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali once saved a man's life, fought tooth decay, and tussled with an NHL enforcer.