7 Famous Baseball Pitches (and some physics behind them)

David K. Israel

If you haven't noticed, it's October, and that means Major League Baseball playoffs are upon us.

7 Unsung Events That Deserve Your Attention

Ethan Trex

Football season is cranking up, and playoff baseball is on the horizon.

10 Other Amazing Buildings by 2008's Olympic Architects

Ben Smith

If you have any interest in the Olympics, you've certainly seen Beijing's "Bird's Nest" and "Water Cube." But who are the geniuses behind them?

6 Reasons Today's Olympic Swimmers are Breaking so many World Records

Diana Wolf

For some reason every swim event in this Olympics is a record smasher. And it isn't just Michael Phelps who's seconds ahead of that daunting green world record line.

The Quick 10: 10 Incidents (Other Than Boycotts) That Shook the Olympics

Ben Smith

Boycotts have caused controversy at the Olympic games in 1976, 1980, and 1984, and pressure was put on the United States and other nations to lead a boycott of the current games because of China'

Documentaries I Like: "Hoop Dreams"

Chris Higgins

"Hoop Dreams" is a landmark American documentary, released in 1994 to broad acclaim at Sundance.

12 Golf Course Perils

Kristen Steagall

I've always hated golf. I think it has something to do with the compulsory lessons of my youth and the uncomfortable shoes.

Boycotting and Banning: The Real Olympic Sports

David Holzel

"If this is an Olympic year, it must be time for a boycott," Tony Kornheiser wrote in the New York Times in 1976.

2008 Olympic Uniforms: Designed for Performance

Miss Cellania

The difference between winning and not winning in some Olympic events can come down to a thousandth of a second. With so much at stake, no detail can be overlooked.

2008 Olympic Team Uniforms

Miss Cellania

Athletes traveling to Beijing for the Olympics next month will be equipped with uniforms for every occasion.