Football is a family of team sports that involve, to varying degrees, kicking a ball with the foot to score a goal. Unqualified, the word football is understood to refer to whichever form of football is the most popular in the regional context in which the word appears.

Grading the summer's marquee transfers thus far

The financial chasm between Europe’s behemoths and those traditionally gazing upward in their respective leagues means only a handful of clubs can compete for football’s biggest names. Considering fees, the…

ATP Tennis

Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles). Each player uses a tennis racket that is strung with cord to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt over or around a net and into the opponent’s court.

5 storylines to watch at Wimbledon

Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and its deep-rooted traditions distinguish it from every other competition. The all-white dress attire, lush grass courts of the All England…

5 storylines to watch at French Open

The tennis world descends on Paris for the second Grand Slam of the season. Will a familiar face add a French Open title to their trophy cabinet or is a…


Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of nine players each, who take turns batting and fielding. The batting team attempts to score runs by hitting a ball that is thrown by the pitcher with a bat swung by the batter, then running counter-clockwise around a series of four bases: first, second, third, and home plate.

Top 20 MLB position player trade candidates

With Major League Baseball’s trade deadline approaching, theScore’s MLB editors break down 20 position players who could be moved ahead of July 31. theScore’s trade-deadline coverage also includes: Top 20…


The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is the sport’s highest level of professional competition. It is consequently the most popular and most profitable NASCAR series. Since 2001, the Sprint Cup season has consisted of 36 races over 10 months.


Rugby is a sport that people play around the world. Many people play rugby in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Italy, France, South Africa, Argentina, Japan,USA, Canada the Pacific Islands and some 100+ other countries. It is the World’s premier oval ball football and is usually just called “rugby”.