Charles Fountain, an associate professor of journalism, discusses the social media backlash against Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli’s physical appearance and the evolution of the media’s coverage of women’s sports.
The Huskies are one of 20 teams that have been selected to participate in the 2013 USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship, a nationally televised tournament on June 1–2 in Philadelphia.
A new book by Roger Abrams, the Richardson Professor of Law at Northeastern and a leader in the field of sports law, examines the critical role sports have played in politics and history.
Northeastern will play Towson in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association Championships on Wednesday. The Huskies qualified for the tournament by beating the Tigers in the final game of the regular season.
Eric Jenkins, the star distance runner for the men’s track and field team, has set his sights on winning the 5,000-meter race at the 2013 NCAA Track and Field Championships in June.
The men’s basketball team will reach the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1991 by winning the Colonial Athletic Association Championship, which begins this weekend in Richmond, Va.
Northeastern’s baseball team has won four games in a row and has its eye on a conference title.
Road racing cyclist Lance Armstrong has reportedly admitted to using performance enhancing drugs in an exclusive interview with Oprah Winfrey. We asked a trio of experts to explain how this news will affect him in the court of law and public opinion.
Northeastern’s tight-knit rugby club won the East Coast Rugby Conference 7s tournament last month in Amesbury, Mass., securing an automatic bid to the USA Rugby 7s Collegiate National Championships on Nov. 29–30 in College Station, Texas.
The men’s hockey team begins the regular season this evening at Matthews Arena in the first of seven consecutive games against Hockey East opponents.
The Northeastern women’s hockey team opens up the regular season on Friday at Colgate.
Journalism major Sarah Moomaw is one of four student sportswriters to earn an Associated Press Sports Editors Scholarship this summer.