A modest proposal to get one of America's biggest political rivalries—between New York City's mayor and New York's governor—into the ring at one of wrestling's biggest pay-per-view events. Which, conveniently, is going down in Brooklyn.

Alexander Ovechkin is what hockey looks like at its most fun. To some, he's also a lot more than that.

A conversation with the author of "Red Dirt," a tennis novel with Southern flair.

Before the Wimbledon Final, a reminder that the all-time Slam king has survived. In tennis, that's just as impressive as conquering.

Frankie Edgar could have found his way into Saturday night's featherweight title bout. He didn't because he may be too good for his own good.

...and not just because he's already one of the best receivers in the NFL. While Beckham plays a position known for its outspoken players, he's not just another mouthy receiver, and he's talking about football in a way other players mostly don't.

Celta Vigo are a smallish club in Northwest Spain who have played some of La Liga's bravest, prettiest soccer. They are also not long for this world.

As a player and then as a coach, Jack Charlton made a soccer worldview out of discipline and order. Twenty-five years ago, in the 1990 World Cup, he made it pay off. Ireland hasn't forgotten it.

Despite what ESPN brass says, Bill Simmons' former kingdom's future is, at best, cloudy. What does that mean for  sports writing on the internet?

Ty Lawson and Boogie Cousins have no shortage of commonalities heading into a tumultuous offseason. That's all the more reason to keep them apart instead of put them together.