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Puma has sponsored Smith (l) for more than 50 years, while Meek Mill serves as a brand ambassador Photo: GETTY IMAGES Puma is launching a campaign to "mark the 50th anniversary" of U.S. Gold Medal-winning sprinter Tommie Smith’s "black-gloved...

NBA signs deal with MGM to be gaming partner

The NBA has become the first major U.S. sports league to partner with a sportsbook operator as legal wagering begins to expand into new states. On Tuesday, commissioner Adam Silver announced that the league struck a deal that makes MGM...
2017 is shaping up to be a rough year for sports journalism. ESPN, Fox Sports, Sports Illustrated, Bleacher Report, and Yahoo Sports have all cut staff positions in the last several months, showing the deep cracks in the predominant...
In the first of a two-part interview, the architect of last year’s World Series champions shares how analytics, organization, and culture combine to create competitive advantage in a zero-sum industry. When the Houston Astros won the seventh and deciding game...

Delaware to be first state since ban lifted to offer sports betting

Delaware will begin offering Las Vegas-style sports betting at its three casinos on Tuesday, becoming the first state to open for business since the United States Supreme Court struck down the federal ban on state-sponsored sports gambling three weeks...