Cupping: What is it, does it actually work and how?

Published Aug. 22, 2016

When dark circles appeared on the Olympian Michael Phelps after a cupping treatment, everyone started asking: What are those things? Does cupping work? What does the evidence say? We'd like to answer a few of those questions.


A sport-by-sport TV viewing guide to the Rio Olympics

Published Aug. 8, 2016

After weeks of lead-up, the torch has finally been lit and the games are underway. But when is the gymnastics team on? And when can I catch some table tennis matches? Organized sport by sport, here's when you can catch everything on TV.


Development diversity may be the only way to make U.S. a World Cup contender

Published June 10, 2014

The U.S. men's soccer team continues to struggle in the World Cup, but why? It's not a question of numbers anymore. We have lots and lots of kids playing soccer. This may be a little uncomfortable to talk about, but I think the problem is that we don't have the right blend of kids playing soccer.


Beautiful "City of God" also unsettlingly violent

Published March 13, 2003

Illuminated by the warm Brazilian sun, "City of God" should be an easy film to watch. But thanks to the soundtrack of gun shots, it's one of the most difficult of the year.