The U.S. Men's Gymnastics team ended an uneven trip to Rio with a handful of medals. But a combination of economic and cultural factors, and the rise of less-structured alternatives, have made the sport's future in the U.S. increasingly uncertain.
During his farewell season, Kobe Bryant was more candid than he's been throughout his career. Now that he's apparently entering the storytelling game with the Kobe Studios arm of Kobe Inc. What will that look like from a star whose image has often felt like one long commercial?
The Orlando Summer League is the lowest-wattage of the NBA's three summer leagues, playing in front of an industry-only crowd in a city that mostly doesn't care. And yet, because it's basketball, it still works.
Half a decade ago, the Hardy Boyz were a hot property for WWE. Today, they're working out their Cain and Abel complex in a bizarre, cinematic, totally goofy feud on TNA. It's a win, even if it doesn't sound like one.
Like the Thunder, the Orlando Magic once looked like a rising dynasty powered by a duo of young stars. Then one of the stars bolted, and things fell apart for more than a decade. The parallel might be too close for Thunder fans' comfort.
The Chicago Cubs sure seem like a team that could, maybe even should, win the World Series. They're also the Cubs. For those more accustomed to dealing with the latter than the former, it's all pretty complicated.