Football

Shaquem Griffin running with football (© Darron Cummings/AP Images)

One-handed star tackles the National Football League

Linebacker Shaquem Griffin has inspired a fan base that is growing to include far greater numbers than that of a typical draftee just out of college.
Football player hoisting trophy in air as confetti rains down (© AP Images)

Why Americans go crazy over the Super Bowl

More than 100 million people across America are expected to watch the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles compete in the Super Bowl. Why?
Four football players holding hands on the field, facing fans seated on bleachers (© Tim Richardson)

Football: A fall tradition in schools across America

The football season is the best one for many Americans. This is the second article on the role of secondary schools in U.S. communities.
Woman hanging from strap in gym (State Dept./University of Tennessee/Jaron Johns)

These athletes prove disabilities are no bar to sports

Vibhas Sen, Keit Jaanimägi, Ali Abu El Nasr and Zabdai Zamuel have proven that disabilities do not hinder their sports.
Fans cheering outside stadium (© AP Images)

Soccer fans celebrate Copa América’s 100th in U.S. [video]

GOAL! For the first time in its 100-year history, the Copa América tournament is being hosted on U.S. soil, and players are sharing their excitement.

American football: The new international sport?

The Super Bowl turns 50 as American football gains players and fans from around the world. Which NFL players weren't born in the U.S.?