What kinds of cities best support the MLS?
Big cities may produce the most players, but the smaller ones have much higher efficiency ratings.
A team-by-team look at how professional basketball has become more than just an American sport.
Have we resigned ourselves to violence following championship games?
Barclays Center can't be assessed as a standalone building; its impact on the surrounding neighborhood must be taken into account.
Big cities continue to dominate the competition for basketball superstars.
The new owner of the Hornets wants to change the team's name. But in a city obsessed with its own authenticity, finding the right one will be no easy task.
Despite assurances, concerns that the Barclays Center will bring rowdy crowds and overstuffed streets haven't gone away.
Two teams from smaller metros are doing remarkably well in this year's playoffs. But big city franchises have typically dominated NBA titles.
Staying put and building a winning team is the key to a long, lucrative professional basketball career, research shows.
What the geography of the All-Star game says about American cities and metros.
The size of a sports town does have its advantages to star players.
In metro areas with only one professional sports team, the stakes are even higher