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Jan 30, 2015 11:35 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The outcome of this weekend's Super Bowl, along with other major sporting events, may depend on whether the players are night owls or early birds.
Jan 29, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The deflation equation is now up to physicists -- but it's not the first trouble for the NFL.
Jan 22, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
The Patriots are being accused of breaking an NFL rule by deflating game balls. Learn how the level of inflation affects the ball in play.
Dec 18, 2014 12:17 PM ET
It can't be an easy to officiate a sport fairly, especially in games with tens of thousands of rabid fans loving or hating every call. Science thinks there's even some evidence officials subconsciously lose their impartiality toward the home team.
Nov 4, 2014 12:09 PM ET // Discovery News
Voting Democrat or Republican? Well, would you let you your kid play football...? Continue reading →
Sep 14, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
The league is plagued with problems, from domestic abuse among its players to drug use, fear of brain injuries and more. So why do fans keep coming back?
Jul 16, 2014 09:38 AM ET
When you tote up the costs, in ways more than just financial, to a country that hosts the World Cup, it can make you wonder why any nation would want to. Trace examines the toll hosting the Cup can take on a country, and also who profits from it.
Jun 11, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Richard Farrell
From early pig bladders to high-tech wonders, the colorful sphere that makes soccer possible has seen plenty of changes over the course of centuries.
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